FEATURES

Slap in the Face 18

Don't call it a comeback, this super-bad '93 Toyota pickup has been hot on the scene for years. It's just been improved upon a little, that's all.

Raising Cain 26
Aaron Cain needed a hobby, and he sure got one when he started ripping into his '96 S-10.

Diamond in the Rough 40
This '00 Nissan Frontier is simple, elegant, and possesses enough street cred to claim this month's cover spot.

Never Bland 54
Ben Bland's '94 Hardbody started its custom life as a lowly old shop beater, but it's finally climbed the ranks as a legit show-quality minitruck.

The Sculptured Chevy 62
We went out on a limb and let Greg King tell his own story about the build of his '96 Chevy Blazer. With a growing family, Greg opted to keep his custom mini and build it to fit the entire clan.

TECH

Built Like a Tank 58

Got a severely dented gas tank? Well, draggin' will do that. Check out how to easily swap that old clunker with a brand-new unit!

EVENTS

Slamology 22

The Midwest is bringing the fire to this year's show season, and Gauge Store's Slamology keeps the temperature rising.

Southeast Mini Truckin' Nats 30
The roots for this show are starting to dig deep in Maggie Valley, North Carolina!

Drop 'Em Wear?'s First Third Annual Car Show 36
These guys and gals not only create badass T-shirts, they also throw a hell of a show.

Spring Fling 50
Panama City, Florida, is the hot spot for spring breakers, minitruckers, and smokin' hot chicas in bikinis.

SPECIAL SECTION

Off the Walls 34

Three painters, three distinct painting styles, one Nissan Frontier. You gotta see how this story turns out!

Centerspread Poster 38
Check it out, rip it out, put it on the wall, and say YEAH!

Inner View 46
We take a look inside the doors of Status custom shop in Rockwall, Texas, and talk to the guys creating rolling art.

DEPARTMENTS

Post No Bills 11

Off Beat 12

Construction Zone 14

Mini Market 16

Upcoming Events 68

Ridin' Around 70

Maximized 72

Graffiti 74

ON THE COVER:
Jeremy DQ Forsyth's '00 Nissan Frontier takes center stage this month. Damn, this thing is clean! Photo by John Jackson.