2003 Chevrolet Suburban - Nine Izoe Attitude

Dave Freeman's Big '03 Sub'

John O'Neill
Aug 1, 2004
Photographers: John O'Neill
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Nine-Izoe (Nin Izo) n. 1. Ghetto suburban area. 2. A development at the base of mountains where stagnate pollution infects the human brain, leaving a society of angry, mentally disturbed people. 3. 909 area code.
Lets face it, some people feel the need to be protective of their living area, like wild dogs defending their territory. This couldn't be more prevalent than in one area that comes to mind: the "Nine Izoe." Many people in the 1980s purchased houses in this area due to the attractive pricing and spacious surroundings. Little did they know that the 909 is a government test zone for mutating chromosomes to assure civilian survival after a nuclear holocaust. It would seem that the original colonists who moved there are virtually unscathed from the test site. The effect this area has had on their children is where the largest change has taken place. Just ask any mother or father with children born and bred in the Nine Izoe.
We're not knocking the Nine Izoe; hell, we have family there. In fact, some of the greatest pimp daddies and exotic dancers have been developed there. We think it fitting that a 909 resident by the name of David Freeman of Riverside, California, pimps his '03 Chevy Suburban in the suburbs of the Nine Izoe.
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This pimp machine was taken to Super Trucks in San Bernardino, California, for an attitude adjustment. There, the front suspension was gone through, adapting the latest and greatest in truck pimp gear. CST drop brackets, upper A-arms, dual shock hoods, and knuckles were integrated into the truck's suspension. This provided the SUV 12 inches of lift up front, with plenty of down travel for ride quality. Bulletproof's rear suspension kit levels the Suburban out. Three inches of body lift equip the pimp-moe-bill with 15 inches of total towering lift. A set of 20x10-inch KMC XD635 rims is wrapped in Michelin's 42-inch meat. Fox Racing shocks filter out the bumps on all four corners and are a nice touch to the aggressive look. Getting the 5.3L engine to push all that reciprocating mass around required more than just the Volant intake and JBA's exhaust system, including headers. The two-wheel-drive truck is equipped with a 4.56:1 gear ratio.
Getting into the truck is done by way of Kodiak 12-inch-drop electric steps. Once inside, the interior has some basic custom accents, such as a smoothed and painted dash. Entertainment is taken care of thanks to a Kenwood in-dash KVT 910 flip-up, touchscreen CD/DVD player. Two 7-inch headrest-mounted Vizualogic monitors keep all the back-seat passengers occupied with whatever is being played through the DVD. Two 12-inch JL subs keep subsonic vibrations pumping both through the cab and any bystander within a 100-foot radius. JL 500 and 400 amplifiers give the sound system 900 watts of raw power to abuse the neighbors
The paint is a product of Justin from Starbucks Customs in Corona, California. The Chevy Suburban's hide is covered in indigo blue and accented with gray flames lit with silver flake. Transparent-blue iron crosses fill the flame job with attitude. David's Suburban is definitely one-of-a-kind. It's also proof positive that radiation can cause infectious diseases. Of course, customizing is not a new disease, it's just widespread in areas where homes are made of radioactive material. That makes this truly a 909-built truck.

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