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  • 3rd Annual Sport Truck Homegrown Hauler Awards: Rides 6-13 - June 2008

3rd Annual Sport Truck Homegrown Hauler Awards: Rides 6-13 - June 2008

The Sport Truck Staff
Jun 1, 2008
Photo 2/13   |   custom Trucks 1991 Chevy 454 SS
The Going Fast in Europe Award
Marco Prommenschenckel's '91 Chevy 454 SS
Uithoorn, Netherlands
The 411
Rims/tires:

Stock 15-inch / P275-60 tires
Engine:
454 big-block / Crane blower cam / Edelbrock TBI intake / GMPP aluminum heads / Paxton VR4 supercharger, 8-psi pressure / water injection and two extra injectors under the TBI / 4L80E tranny with a Gear Vendors overdrive / 14-bolt rearend with 4.10 gears and an Eaton Posi
Body Mods:
2-inch steel cowl hood / Lund roll pan
Suspension:
Stock
Interior:
Stock
Marco Says: "I am still tuning this setup, and so far I got a result of 8.7 seconds on the eighth-mile."Not bad for a guy who has to import all of his performance parts.
The Not Bad for a Redneck From Maine Award
Nathan hardwick's '84 Chevy Blazer
Ellsworth, Maine
Photo 6/13   |   custom Trucks 1984 Chevy Blazer
The 411
Rims/tires:

15-inch Eagle Alloy Series 055 / Hercules H/P4000 up front and BFGoodrich T/A radials out back
Engine:
0.60 over 350
Body Mods:
3-inch Harwood cowl hood / smooth front bumper and airdam from Godfather Customs / Autobahn billet grille / aluminum rear wing from East Coast Performance / black and Tangier Orange two-tone paintjob by Lakeside Auto Body / halogen headlight conversion / euro taillights / roll pan
Suspension:
Belltech 3-inch drop coils / Belltech 2-inch drop spindles / Belltech 3-inch-drop monoleaf springs / 3-inch blocks / C-notch
Interior:
Black and orange vinyl seats by his mother-in-law who works at Wallace Interiors
Audio/video:
Stock at the moment
We Say: Nathan wrote at the end of his letter, "Not bad for a redneck from Maine," and we couldn't agree more. We love it when our readers are witty for us.
The Interesting Combo Award
Lane dinkins' '02 Chevy S-10
Madison, Mississippi
Photo 7/13   |   custom Trucks 2002 Chevy S10
The 411
Rims/tires:

17x8 American Racing Crush / Kumho tires
Engine:
4.3L V-6 / Volant intake /Granatelli mass-air sensor / dual side-pipe exhaust / Hypertech programmer / MSD 6A ignition / Taylor 8mm plug wires / E3 spark plugs
Body Mods:
Line-X bedliner / TruXedo bed cover and toolbox / Goodmark steel hood / APC carbon-fiber taillights
Audio/video:
Viper security system
Suspension:
Edelbrock shocks / SSBC dual-piston disc-brake calipers / Power Slot brake rotors / Hawk brake pads / SSBC rear disc conversion
Interior:
Corbeau Legacy seats
We Say: 62-year-old Lane has blurred the lines between off-road and street truck with his S-10. The tube front bumper is usually seen on prerunners, but Lane is his own man with his own style.
Photo 8/13   |   custom Trucks 1972 Chevy C10
The Most Thoughtful Submission by the Owner's Girlfriend Award
Hunter Carson's '72 Chevy C10
Alma, Arkansas
The 411
Rims/tires:

15-inch pacer 297b / hankook ventus
Engine:
Chevy small-block
Body Mods:
Shaved side trim, sidemarkers, and tailgate / PPG Get 'Em Green and black paint
Audio/video:
Sony Xplod head unit and speakers
Suspension:
All original
Interior:
All sheetmetal painted to match body / new steering wheel / pedals / fuzzy dice
We Say: Lucky for Hunter, his girlfriend, Kayla, submitted the info and photos as a surprise for him. Though she was trying to do this for Christmas of '07, she didn't realize that we produce the mag months in advance. It was a nice thought, and we think her efforts should not be forgotten.
The It Kind of Looks Like a Modern Panel Truck Award
Matthew evick's '96 Dodge Ram
Kannapolis, North Carolina
Photo 9/13   |   custom Trucks 1996 Dodge Ram
The 411
Rims/tires:

18-inch aftermarket / BFGoodrich
Engine:
Mopar V-8
Body Mods:
Street Scene mirrors / front bumper cover / cowl-induction hood / projector headlights / clear taillights / camper shell / black and gun-metal gray paint with flame design / mesh grille / step bars
Audio/Video:
Sony Xplod head unit / 10-disc CD changer / speakers / two amps / two 12-inch subwoofers
Suspension:
Belltech 3/4-drop kit
Interior:
Door panels and dash are painted gun-metal gray.
We Say: We think this standard-cab truck with camper shell looks similar to a modern version of an old panel truck.
Photo 10/13   |   custom Trucks front View
The Coolest Truck Owned by a Chick in Europe Award
Lill hege harstad's '88 GMC Sierra
Norway
The 411
Rims/tires:

20x8.5 Intro Vista (front), 22x10 Intro Vista (rear) / 245/35R20 Goodyear (front), 285/30/22 Goodyear (rear)
Engine:
350-cid V-8 / K&N cold-air intake / Summit fuel cell / Holley fuel pump
Body Mods:
Gold and red two-tone paintjob / APC euro taillights and clear corners / smooth wiper cowl / shaved roll pan and tailgate
Photo 11/13   |   custom Trucks 1988 GMC Sierra
Audio/video:
Replacement speakers and head unit
Suspension:
Firestone airbags / rear four-link
Interior:
Factory bucket seats
We Say: By our standards, this truck is nice and very show-worthy. The surprising part is that a chick in Norway owns it. Though clean Chevy trucks like this are common in the U.S., they're a rarity in Europe.
Photo 12/13   |   custom Trucks 1992 Chevy S10
The Best Backdrop Award
Jerry Bramell's '92 Chevy S-10
Clinton, Missouri
The 411
Rims/tires:

17-inch American Racing Torq-Thrust II / low-profile aftermarket rubber
Engine:
355-cid Chevy V-8 / Crane camshafts / Edelbrock intake manifold and carburetor / aluminum heads / Hedman headers / Flowmaster mufflers / Turbo 350 transmission with 3,000-stall torque converter / B&M shifter / 3.73 gears
Body Mods:
Cowl-induction hood / Street Scene mirrors / clear corners / euro taillights / neon orange paint with pearl flames
Audio/video:
Who needs a stereo when you can listen to the rumble of your engine?
Suspension:
3/5-drop kit
Interior:
Comfortable factory seating / Auto Meter gauges
We Say: This has to be one of the better-photographed submissions we've received in a long time. Jerry used his creativity to find the perfect backdrop for the pictures of his truck.
The Wish I Had Lana Next to My Truck Award
David Dean's '95 chevy suburban 4x4
Washington, Pennsylvania
Photo 13/13   |   custom Trucks 1995 Chevy Suburban
The 411
Rims/tires:

Chrome eight-lug dubs / low-profile aftermarket rubber
Engine:
350-cid V-8 / high-performance headers / cold-air intake / throttle-body spacer
Body Mods:
Cowl-induction hood / LED taillights
Audio/video:
XM radio hookup / back-up camera
Suspension:
Tall enough to get around most rocks
Interior:
Pieced out from an '06 Chevy Silverado
We Say: David enjoyed our four-part Lana Kinnear poster set so much that he cut it out and pasted it on a board. Now, she resides in his gargage where he can daydream about her while wrenching on his SUV.

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