The Lowdown
Wheels/Tires Front: 18x8-inch chrome Giovanna G-Racing Mito wheels with 225/35R18 Toyo Proxes T1-S radial tires; Rear: 20x8-inch chrome Giovanna G-Racing Mito wheels with 245/35R20 Toyo Proxes T1-S radial tires

Suspension Front: Firestone 255C airbags / Chassis Tech dropped spindles; Rear: freshly rebuilt '87 Nissan Hardbody 2WD rearend with new gearing / Firestone 224C airbags / custom upper and lower 'bag mounts; Miscellaneous: two VIAIR 450C compressors / two 5-gallon VIAIR air tanks / 3/8-inch air delivery lines / four-wheel independently controlled 3/8-inch Sirai electric valves / electric switches installed in-cab in center console

Chassis Front: chassis from front-door edge forward replaced with '87 Nissan Hardbody V-6 front chassis clip by Suspension Dimension with parts from California Mini-Truck Dismantlers in Montclair, California / sectioned '87 Hardbody V-6 oil pan and oil pickup from California Mini-Truck Dismantlers / Motorsport Technologies six-to-five-lug conversion with billet hubs and new front brake rotors; Rear: custom-triangulated and reversed four-link rear suspension / fuel tank sectioned 3 inches with modified-stock fuel sending unit / custom tubular fuel-tank mounts / Suspension Dimension custom flame-cut "flame" crossmember / modified driveline (shortened by 1 inch) by Inland Driveline in Ontario, California / Hardbody rear driveline yoke added to Frontier driveshaft / all suspension and chassis modifications performed by Suspension Dimension in Grand Terrace, California

Body Modifications Shaved door handles / key lock added to driver door for mechanical access / sectioned, plastic-welded front bumper cover radiused to fit contour of front fender opening / molded Grant Kustoms roll pan / Grant Kustoms tailgate skin / Trenz billet grille insert / Trenz billet bumper insert / removed Desert Runner fender flares / shaved body moldings / shaved holes in body for Desert Runner body panels / all bodywork performed by Brad Houk at Auto Art in Chino Valley, Arizona / tubbed rear bed fenders by Suspension Dimension in Grand Terrace, California, with trailer fenders from Mac's Spring Shop in Highland, California

Engine Factory-supercharged V-6 engine with modified air intake and AEM conical air filter / custom true dual exhaust hand-fabricated by Bill Keeling at Arizona Exhaust

Paint Project Desert Dragger was yellow from the factory, so part of the truck was repainted yellow with body modifications performed. Charles Armstrong at Auto Art by the Kid took care of all painting duties in Prescott, Arizona, using X-otic Custom Colour's Yellow, Copper, and Magenta Pearl, with X-otic Teal used for pinstriping the fresh flames. Charles also added shaded splatter graphics behind the flames for a more three-dimensional effect.

Stereo Factory-installed SE V6 premium stereo system with subwoofer in King Cab area of the cab

Interior Cab: Leather Trim Limited custom seat covers and door-panel accents installed using black-leather and yellow-suede inserts; Bed: tubbed inner fenderwells by Suspension Dimension / Herculiner bedliner / dual VIAIR 450C compressors / dual 5-gallon air tanks

Miscellaneous Checker Products' Checkmate tonneau cover painted yellow with Auto Art flames in Copper from the cab to the tailgate on the passenger side of the truck.

Special Thanks AIM Industries (drop spindles) / Auto Art by the Kid (paint and graphics) / Big-O Tires in San Bernardino, California (tire mounting, balancing, and front wheel alignment) / Brad Houk (bodywork) / California Mini Truck Dismantlers (Hardbody front frame clip, 2WD Nissan rear end, and so on) / Car Care and Justin Burns (tuning and braking system) / Herculiner (bedliner by Lance Martz) / Josh Handman at Leather Trim Limited / Mac's Springs (air suspension components) / Motorsport Technologies (six-to-five-lug conversion) / Power Clean Express Mobile Detailing / Suspension Dimension (fabrication) / Toyo Tires / VIAIR Corporation (compressors, air supply tanks, and pressure switches) / X-otic Custom Colours Inc.

Arizona Exhaust Systems
615 Bird St.,
AZ  86301
Dept. MT
Mac's Spring Shop
26746 E. Baseline
CA  92346
Dept. MT
Auto Art
1620 U.S. Hwy. 89, Ste. B
Chino Valley
AZ  86323
Dept. MT
Motorsport Technology
21800 Barton Rd., Ste. 101
Grand Terrace
CA  92313
Dept. MT
California Mini-Truck Dismantlers
4002 State St.
CA  91763
Dept. MT
Suspension Dimension
12210 Michigan Ave., Ste. 6
Grand Terrace
CA  92313
Car Care
711 White Spar Rd
AZ  86303
Dept. MT
Toyo Tire Corporation
Checker Products
979 U.S. Hwy. 68 E.
KY  42025
Trenz Mfg.
3301 Unicorn Rd
CA  93308
Dept. MT
Giovanna Wheels
Viair Corp
26072 Merit Cir., Ste. 111
Laguna Hills
CA   92653
Dept. MT
Grant Kustoms
X-otic Colours Inc
7731 Pillsbury Ave. S
MN  55423
Dept. MT
Inland Driveline
4035 E. Guasti Rd
CA  91761
Dept. MT