The Lowdown

Wheels/Tires 19x7-inch chrome KMC Suicide wheels with 42mm backspacing and 215/35R19 Pirelli radial tires

Suspension Belltech Nitro Drop shocks at all corners / Firestone 2,500-pound airbags up front / Firestone 2,600-series airbags in the rear / Pete & Jake's reversed four-link rear suspension setup / suspension by Kustomwerks in Union City, Tennessee / nitrogen tank / 10mm SMC electric valves

Chassis Five-lug conversion from Mazda six-lug / raised fuel tank for ground clearance / frame stretched 22 inches / bridge notch / several suspension systems over the years for larger and larger wheels

Body Modifications Longbed conversion / frame lengthened 22 inches / 3-inch body drop by William's Body Shop in Paducah, Kentucky / shaved door handles / shaved emblems / shaved windshield wipers / shaved cowl panel/ shaved fuel door / shaved tailgate handle / shaved corner lights / shaved antenna / shaved taillights / smoothed pinch moldings / Mazda B2600i hood / smoothed inner bed floor / Sir Michaels steel roll pan / Cadillac taillight shape with LED lights / Toyota 4WD front bumper / chrome Mazda grille with billet inserts / bodywork by Kustomwerks

Paint/Graphics Chassis components all painted to match graphic scheme / graphics by Dustin Haven / House of Kolor's Tangelo Pearl basecoat / several other House of Kolor paint hues used for graphic scheme and elsewhere on truck to color-match

Interior Smoothed, 'glassed, and painted dash / Billet Specialties' Revolver billet steering wheel / custom center console / flamed door panels and headliner / tan tweed- and tan vinyl-upholstered Honda Prelude bucket seats / tweed-upholstered flooring / interior work by Kustomwerks

Stereo Ported fiberglass enclosure built by Kustomwerks / Alpine head unit / Audio Control EQ / Memphis Car Audio Belle amplifier / Memphis Car Audio 1000D amplifier / four Memphis Audio high-performance 10-inch subwoofers / Memphis Car Audio M-Class 6-1/2-inch speakers and tweeters / wiring for stereo system by Chris Starr

Engine/Performance 32-36 DGEV Webber carburetor / Vitek plug wires / Super Turbo catalytic converter / Thrush exhaust / ceramic-coated Pacesetter header / Optima Yellow Top battery / chromed extensively throughout engine compartment / painted

Miscellaneous Completed as of ITB 2004 / shows won include Showfest, Texas Heat Wave, Mini Truckin' Nats, Import & Truck Bash (Indy)

Special Thanks Memphis Car Audio / KMC Wheels / Pirelli / ViTek / Eric & Matt at Kustomwerks / Dustin Haven at Kolorkreations / Chris' wife Becky / Kevin Williams / everyone who helped with the buildup of the Mazda in its various phases