Owner: Joe Hughes
Ride: 1995 Nissan Hardbody
Hometown: Mount Sterling, KY

The Lowdown

Rolling Attire
Wheels: 20-inch Starr Wheels 958 Dominator
Tires: 225/30/20 Nankang

Chassis Modifications
Suspension (front): Air Lift Dominator 2500 'bags, Belltech spindles
Suspension (rear): Air Lift Dominator 2600 'bags
Control Arms: Custom
Shocks: Monroe
Compressor(s): Engine-driven and a Viair 480 as back-up
Air/hydro Accessories: 8-1/2-inch GC Extreme valves
Frame Mods: Rear frame doubles as air tank
Brakes: Rear disc conversion
Misc.: Summit Racing 10-gallon fuel cell
Performed By: Owner, Paul Rogers

Body Modifications
Shaved: Door handles, antenna, tailgate, emblems, mirrors
Bodydrop: 4 1/2 inches
Body Mods: Custom-molded front end, full sheetmetal rear, glass roof
Performed By: Owner, Paul Rogers, Ronnie Parrish, Aaron Muncie

Paint
Brand & Colors: DuPont Starburst Blue and Bright White
Misc.: Silver airbrush trim
Performed By: Ronnie Parrish, graphic design by Lil’ Jack

Interior
Seats: White vinyl with blue inserts with custom-stitched pleats
Dash: 'Glassed and painted
Misc.: Door panels fitted with Audiobahn amps, hand-built center console, shifter routed through passenger side of console
Performed By: Owner, Vaughn Kelly, Ronnie Parrish, Paul Rogers

Stereo
Head Unit: Jensen touch-screen
Mids & Highs: Pioneer 6-1/2-inch in doors and console
Subwoofers: Four 10-inch Audiobahn flame series
Amplifiers: Audiobahn
Misc.: One-off enclosure, hardlined subs (no wires)
Performed By: Owner, Leslie Hughes, Aaron Muncie, Tim Taylor

Engine/Performance
Engine: Stock 4-banger
Intake: Nissan 240 SX
Header/exhaust: Custom
Transmission: Auto fully smoothed and painted
Rearend Type: Toyota
Detail Work: Engine was pulled and painted, powdercoated brackets, valve cover and intake
Misc.: Optima cells under bed, one-off fenders
Performed By: Owner, Paul Rogers, Aaron Muncie, Specktacular pinstriping

Special Thanks From Owner
"Thanks to my wife, Leslie, Paul Rogers, Ronnie Parrish, Lil’ Jack, Aaron Muncie, Tim Taylor, Larry Hatfield, Gilbert King, and my brother Jay who was motivating me through the entire process. I’m waiting for the day when my brother and I will be draggin’ the asphalt together."