For those of you who are confused, Dizygotic means non-identical twin pair. Why is that significant in this build? Well, this hardbody is like looking at a pair of twins who dress different. On one side you have the dark, gothic kid, while on the other you have the artistic and colorful twin. It's one truck, but two completely different personalities.

Michael Slayton, the creator of this Hardbody, has been a minitrucker since he was 14 years old, and he's had his Nissan for 10 years. It's been a long build, but Michael has done every step of the truck with his own hands. The paintjob itself has 32 House of Kolor colors in it, crazy graphics, and some real-fire flames. He made a custom frame, shaved it all out, and even did the interior work himself. Talk about a do-it-yourself minitrucker.

The interior features a lot of Michael's handy work, including a painted headliner. The speaker pods and door panels were also made by Mike. Another cool mod he performed was the custom-made front bumper, which was painted with House of Kolor Mirror Reflect Chrome Paint. Mike told us he's been waiting a long time for this feature and it made all the work and long wait worth it. With his skills, we can only wait to see what he comes up with next.

The Lowdown

Rolling Attire
Wheels (Front/Rear): (Right):
20x8-inch Bonspeed Huntington, (Left): 20x8-inch Bonspeed Laguna
Tires (Front/Rear): 235/35R20 Nitto NT 550

Chassis Modifications
Suspension type: Air
Suspension (Front/Rear): Contitech with a Toyota five-lug conversion
Airbag/cylinder type and size: (Front): 2,500lb (Rear): 2,600lb
Control arms: (Front) S-10 (Rear): handmade
Spindles/springs: 2-inch Belltech drop spindles
Shocks: Toxic drop shocks
Valves: Parker fast valves
Compressor: Air-Zenith
Airline: 1/2 inch
Frame mods: Custom made from 2x4-inch box tubing
Frame material: 2x4-inch box tubing
Gas tank: Summit stainless 12-gallon fuel cell
Brakes: Nismo rear calipers, four-wheel disc
Misc.: Two 3-gallon chrome air tanks
Performed by: Owner Michael Slayton
City/state: Baltimore, Maryland

Body Modifications
Shaved: Everything
Body-dropped: 4 inches
Front end: Four-wheel-drive Pathfinder
Back end: Shaved tailgate and roll pan
Misc.: Custom made front bumper painted with House of Kolor Mirror Reflect Chrome paint
Performed by: Owner Michael Slayton
City/state: Baltimore, Maryland

Paint
Brand and colors: House of Kolor, 32 colors
Style: Various
Airbrushing: Real-fire flames
Performed by: Owner Michael Slayton
City/state: Baltimore, Maryland

Interior
Seats: Recaro bucket seats
Material: Pleather
Dash: Fiberglassed and painted
Door panels: Sheetmetal
Center console: Fiberglass
Headliner: Fiberglass and painted to match outside
Gauges: Auto Meter
Misc.: Handmade fiberglass speaker pods on doors
Performed by: Owner Michael Slayton
City/state: Baltimore, Maryland

Stereo
Head unit: Kenwood
Mids and highs: Sony Xplod
Amplifier for mids and highs: Audiobahn
Subwoofers: Audiobahn 8-inch
Amplifier for subwoofers: Audiobahn
Wiring/accessories: Phoenix Gold
Custom fabrication: Handmade fiberglass center console
Performed by: Owner Michael Slayton
City/state: Baltimore, Maryland

Engine/Performance
Displacement: 3.0 V-6
Model/year: '92 300zx
Number of cylinders: Six
Ported/polished: Yes
Fuel delivery: Aeromotive high-flow fuel pump
Transmission: 300z five-speed
Header/exhaust: Stainless headers from a Nissan Maxima
Ignition: MSD
Driveshaft: Custom made
Rearend type: 300z independent rear, narrowed 6 inches
Battery: Optima RedTop
Location: Bed
Detail work: Painted block
Misc.: 150 shot of Nitrous, NOS fogger dry system
Performed by: Owner Michael Slayton
City/state: Baltimore, Maryland

Special Thanks By Owner:
To my wife for being so supportive of my hobby.

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