FEATURES

Blue Curse 20
Benji Harless worked out the kinks of his previously customized '98 Nissan Frontier and completed it despite life's looming deadlines.

Nickel 'N' Dimed 30
Building a show truck puts a ding in the checking account unless you're lucky enough to score sponsorships. Chris Farris understands that fact but decided to man up and spend his own cash to build his '92 S-10.

Twisted Tiki 40
From the land of the great Northwest comes Kevin Rost's tiki-inspired '86 Mazda B2000. The gods of the islands couldn't be more satisfied.

High School Crush 50
Tim Davis has been dreaming of building this '95 Hardbody since his days of ditching first period and sitting through detention.

The Sickness 58
Minitruckin' isn't just a hobby for Jeff King. The process of finishing his '00 Tacoma has turned him into a sufferer of an unrelenting illness.

EVENTS

Danger Zone 26

Dangerous Toys throws yet another springtime truck party in Central California.

Layd Out at the Park 34
Morristown, Tennessee, is the locale for one of the season's most explosive shows in the East.

Severed in the Southwest 54
Minitruck culture is always hot in Arizona-even in December.

LNO Jr. Memorial Show 62
This 15th annual event organized to honor a fallen minitruck fanatic is back and bigger than ever.

SPECIAL SECTION

Centerspread Poster 38

Tiki-tested, Mini Truckin'-approved.

Lyfestyle 66
Get your fix of badass renderings, sick ink, and an assortment of other such radness.

TECH

Build a Better Bed Floor 46

Follow along as Sadistic Iron Werks guts a GMC Sonoma bedfloor and fabricates a stylish, functional replacement.

DEPARTMENTS

Post No Bills 12

Off Beat 14

Mini Market 16

Construction Zone 18

Upcoming Events 68

Ridin' Around 70

Maximized 72

Graffiti 74

ON THE COVER:
Photographer Johnny O had a chance encounter with Twisted Tiki somewhere in the vast regions of Southern California. Read on and witness what kind of voodoo ensued.