Owner: Uncle Fester
Ride: 1997 Ford Ranger
Location: Phoenix, AZ • Uncle Fester’s Garage

The Lowdown
Rolling Attire
Wheels: 17x7 Billet Specialties (front) 17x10 Billet Specialties (rear)
Tires: 205/40/17 Kumho Ecsta (front) 245/40/17 Kumho Ecsta (rear)

Chassis Modifications
Suspension (front): One-off arms fit to a Toyota spindle/brake assembly
Suspension (rear): Two-link with a Panhard bar
Control Arms: Custom-made by James Strassner
Shocks: Monroe air shocks
Compressor(s): Two Viair 380s
Frame Mods: Full-custom frame by Chris Alston’s Chassisworks
Brakes: Stock Toyota front, Explorer rear discs
Misc.: Floor is out of a ’91 Mustang, custom firewall
Performed By: Owner, James Strassner, Greg Costlow

Body Modifications
Shaved: Third brakelight, emblems, cowl, antenna
Bodydrop: Stock-floor and traditional amount to a big drop
Body Mods: Rockers removed
Suicide Doors: Reverse suicide
Bolt-ons: None
Performed By: Owner and James Strassner

Paint
Brand & Colors: House of Kolor and Sherwin Williams colors, main color is HOK True Blue Pearl
Misc.: Hours of airbrush work and graphics
Performed By: Jamie Cummins of If Its Got Wheels

Interior Seats: Reupholstered Rhino seats (thanks, Mom!)
Dash: Fiberglassed; shaved vents, air bag, and other misc. parts
Gauges: Stock
Misc.: Fully painted and wrapped in gray pleather
Performed By: Owner, paint by Jamie Cummins

Stereo
Head Unit: Pioneer
Mids & Highs: Kicker
Subwoofers: Kicker
Amplifiers: Kicker
Misc.: Custom sub box
Performed By: Owner, brother Jason, and James Strassner

Engine/Performance
Engine: Rebuilt Ford Mustang 302ci
Intake: Chrome aftermarket
Header/exhaust: Chrome headers, custom exhaust by Mad Hatter
Transmission: Fully rebuilt AOD painted
Rearend Type: Mustang 8.8 narrowed with 9-inch end welded on
Detail Work: Fully painted and chromed to the max
Performed By: Owner, Steve Max, paint by Jamie Cummins

Special Thanks From Owner
“My brother Jason (rest in peace); my loving, beautiful, caring wife and understanding kids; James Strassner; Greg Costlow; Jamie and Tiffany Cummins; Mike Wolfe; Greg Reiner; Wes McCrea; Southern Comfort; Mouse’s Custom Fab; and Inyati Bedliners.”