OWNER’S NAME: Brad Hopkins
YEAR & MAKE: ’80 Toyota longbed
LOCATION: Oroville, California
CLUB AFFILIATION: Severed Ties

Badass HI-LUX
Wheels/Tires: 18-inch Epic wheels wrapped with 215/35R18 Nitto rubber

Suspension/Chassis: 'Bagged all the way around with full cantilever suspension and diamond bridge in the rear

Body Modifications: Grant Kustomz made a short bed with a handbuilt extra cab / 3-inch body drop / new rockers / shaved bedrails / handbuilt corners to fit Tacoma headlights / modified rear cab for a bigger back window / '94 4Runner grille / custom steel smoothie bumper / tubbed and smoothed firewall

Interior: Full-steel dash with custom gauges

Miscellaneous: 22RE engine swap

Special Thanks:Bob Grant / Grant Fabrication crew / Brad's dad for putting up with Brad and his mini-truck

Future Plans: Sheetmetal bed and interior / paint and finish the truck

Project Completion Date: Hopefully by May 2005