OWNER: Dario Gaiga RIDE: '84...
OWNER: Dario Gaiga
RIDE: '84 Ford Ranger
HOMETOWN: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Wheels/Tires: 20-inch KMC Units mated with 245/35ZR20 Nitto rubber
Suspension/Chassis: Cantilever two-link / Toyota front suspension with custom upper and lower arms / 2-1/2-inch stock-floor body drop / two-pump hydraulic setup / narrowed rearend / custom rear frame clip from cab back
Body Modifications: 4-1/2-inch traditional body drop for a total 7-inch body drop to the doors / shaved wiper cowl, drip rails, stake pockets, gas door, and all handles / custom wheeltubs
Interior: Sheetmetal dash / Auto Meter gauges
Miscellaneous: 302ci Ford small-block / AOD transmission / Dario has owned the truck for eight years and has done all the work himself / He says, "Building low trucks in Canada is what it's all about, eh!"
Special Thanks: Family and friends who have helped over the years
Future Plans: Paint, interior, finish it
Project Completion Date: Summer 2005