THE LOWDOWN

Wheels/Tires 19-inch ADR wheels with 35mm backspacing / 245/35R19 Toyo Proxes II tires

Suspension Two-inch AIM Industries' Toyota truck dropped spindle / custom-built double-A-arm upper and lower suspension arms / 4-inch-diameter Bimba air cylinders with 12-inch stroke / modified independent rear suspension developed from Type II VW / AIM air compressor / 1/2-inch air lines / FabCo valves

Chassis Complete front-to-rear tubular chassis using 1-1/2-inch DOM chrome-moly 0.095-inch steel tubing / body-dropped stock floor / front and rear disc brakes / all chassis work by Brent and his dad at home in the garage / powdercoated tubular chassis in purple

Body Modifications '96 Toyota front bumper / modified Trenz Toyota Tacoma phantom billet grille / modified Tacoma front fenders / flat cab bottom / shaved door handles / shaved taillights / shaved corner lamps / shaved bed hooks / smoothed Japanese-bed upper lip / radiused exhaust tip opening in roll pan / smoothed cab pillars / shaved cab vents / tailgate skin and roll pan combo / sheetmetal permanent tonneau / custom-built bed interior and structure / custom access door trunk in tonneau / smoothed and extended cab back for subwoofer enclosure / angled and frenched license-plate box / modified and color-matched Tacoma front bumper and steel lower valance / LED brake and taillights frenched into roll pan area of combo

Engine/Performance 2,387cc Volkswagen mid-engine motor / '84 Volkswagen-bus transmission / Dual Webber 48-IDA carburetors / custom-built header with 3-inch collector / ceramic-coated header / increased oil pan's oil capacity / custom fuel cell / Brandwood Cars cable shifter / Kennedy clutch / close-ration gearing / 3.88:1 gearing / all engine work by VW Jim in Glendale, Arizona

Paint Matrix Cyber Green basecoat by Brent's dad / graphics by Gooby in Tempe, Arizona, using House of Kolor paint / graphics on underside of cab bottom

Stereo Pioneer Super Tuner 3-D head unit / Cadence 6-1/2-inch mids / Cadence 12-inch subwoofer / Planet Audio amplifier / installation by QKD (Quality Kustom Design) in Mesa, Arizona

Interior/Stereo Honda Civic bucket seats / interior by John at QKD / Second Skin Audio sound deadening throughout the cab / VDO gauges / tan tweed and vinyl used for interior upholstery and inserts throughout / custom aluminum dash / radiused dash and door panels / polished billet aluminum gauge pod in dash center / midrange speakers mounted in lower floor corners aimed at the driver and passenger / VW bug switchbox

Special Thanks Brent's dad / Brent's wife Jennifer