The Lowdown:

1988 Mazda B2200 Crew Cab Long Bed
Chuck Healy • Pasadena, MD

Wheels/Tires:

20x8.5 Eagle Alloy Series 026, 245/45/20 tires

Suspension/Chassis:

Slam Specialties RE-6 all around, Z'd front frame 1 inch, 2x2 square four-link bars, custom rear crossmember, pie cut stock upper arms, triangulated stock lower arms, AIM DC-7500 compressor, Little Larry valve block, Extended center of frame two feet to accommodate for the cab, and four feet for the rear section of the bed, original Australian righthand drive steering gear box

Body Mods:

Original Australian crew cab, Aussie Ford Courier frontend swap, bodyline inside the bed to match outer bodyline

Interior:

Stock bench front and rear, original Australian righthand drive dash, stock Mazda cluster wired to Mercedes motor, Mercedes 300SD shifter, stock key switch

Engine/Performance:

'84 Mercedes 300SD OM617 five-cylinder turbo diesel, custom 3-inch exhaust, GM 7004R trans with custom adapter plate, '87 Mitsubishi Montero rearend (4 inches narrower than stock Mazda)

Special Thanks From Owner:

"Thanks to my wife Angie, thanks to my kids for letting dad work on the truck, Mark "Sparky" Doran, Joe Miller, Jimmy Whisner, Dave Campbell, Mike "Midget" Lawton, Timmy Wengert, Ben Chafin, Rodrigo Rengal, Mike Lafay, Chris Ward, Tyson Goetz, Mike Clews, Jase Cartwright, Rob Hamilton, Tom Mahar, Robby Beall, Justin Fishell, my NC family, and everyone who helped me along the way. This ones for you pop—love and miss you."