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3rd Annual Sport Truck Homegrown Hauler Awards: Rides 18-24 - June 2008

The Sport Truck Staff
Jun 1, 2008
The Who Flamed Jessica Rabbit?
Award kirk collison's '01 Chevy S-10 Xtreme
Sherwood, Alberta, Canada
The 411
Rims/Tires:

18x8.5 Foose Nitrous (front), 20x8.5 Foose Nitrous (rear) / 225/40R18 BFGoodrich (front) 245/35R20 BFGoodrich (rear)
Engine:
4.3L Vortec V-6 / throttle-body spacer / K&N cold-air intake / Flowmaster exhaust
Body Mods:
True-fire flamejob with Jessica Rabbit on the tailgate / mesh grille / Street Scene mirrors / projector headlights / clear corners / roll pan
Interior:
Painted dash and doors / Nu Image gauges / custom diamond-plating
Audio/video:
Pioneer head unit / Alpine speakers and 12-inch subwoofer / Audiobahn amp
Suspension:
Slam Specialties airbags / front shocks relocated / KP Components six-link / rear step notch / two Viair 460 compressors
We Say: Kirk says he is a little bit older than most guys in the truck scene. We think it's pretty cool for older dudes to be into trucks like us younger guys. Although older than most, Kirk has done a good job in putting this truck together.
Photo 5/19
The Sprout Got Himself a Custom Award
Brian trent's '98 Chevy C/K1500
Fort Myers, Florida
We Say: When Brian isn't driving his truck, it's part of the Jolly Green Giant's toy car collection.
The 411
Rims/Tires:

Outdated 17-inch Enkei / Bridgestone Duelers
Engine:
YellowTop Optima battery / Jacobs Pro Street ignition / JBA headers / Flowmaster dual-in/dual-out muffler / Stillen air intake / Airaid throttle-body spacer / Granatelli mass airflow sensor / Hypertech power programmer / power pulleys
Body Mods:
Shaved door handles, tailgate / hidden hitch / molded rollpan
Photo 6/19
Interior:
White-face gauges
Audio/Video:
Pioneer head unit / two 10-inch JL Audio 10W3 subs / MTX Thunder 300-watt amplifier / Rockford Fosgate Punch amplifier / Infinity Kappa highs
Suspension:
2/4 lowering kit / Hellwig antisway bars
Photo 10/19
The Holy Cow There's A Castle Back There Award
Chad Silvey's '73 Holden Hq 1 Tonne
Delacombe, Victoria, Australia
The 411
Rims/tires:

15x8, 15x10 Simmons / 215/60/15 Kendra and 295/50/15 Sumitomo
Engine:
350-cid Chevy small-block / Keith Black pistons / mild cam / Edelbrock Performer RPM intake / Moroso valve covers and air cleaner / Holley Double Pumper carb / headers / painted accessories / billet pulleys / TH350 auto with stage-two shift kit / 2500 stall converter / 9-inch Ford rear axle
Photo 11/19
Body Mods:
'76 Holden HZ front / GTS guards / 32-inch Ford rear wheeltubs / drop tank conceals toolbox and spare wheel / BMW Sapphire Pearl paint / deleted aerial / custom fiberglass bedcover / Harwood Pro Stock-style hoodscoop / diamond-tread bed tub / Auto Meter Pro-Comp Ultra-Lite gauges mounted on the cowl
Audio/Video:
Sony head unit / 2x6-inch Soundstream front speakers airbrushed to resemble eyes / two tweeters / two 10-inch JBL subwoofers mounted in a custom sub enclosure behind the seats / Soundstream amps / DVD player and a 7-inch TFT monitor mounted in the dash
Suspension:
It's dropped using Monroe gas shocks / Pedders lowered springs / 2-inch lowering blocks
Interior:
MOMO steering wheel / Auto Meter Pro Comp Ultra-Lite monster tachometer / B&M shifter / Cobra bucket seats / custom fiberglass door panels
We Say: It's different and custom, and it looks right at home parked in front of that castle.
Photo 12/19
The Please At Least Pull It Out Of The Carport For The Photos Award
David Ducharrie's '55/'57 Chevy
Trinity, Texas
The 411
Rims/tires:

Weld Draglite / meaty tires
Engine:
Chevy 383 / dual Holley carburetors / MSD ignition / 700R4 transmission / 4,800-stall converter
Body Mods:
PPG Victory Red / red oak bed wood
Photo 13/19
Interior:
Black tweed with flames on the doors, seats, and headliner
Suspension:
'79 Camero front clip / narrowed Ford 9-inch rearend with 4.56 gears / coilovers / frame suspension powdercoated black
We Say: It looks like it could be a feature, but we can't tell because it's in the carport.
The Best Friend's Submission From Jail Award
Anthony "Amp" Allen's '88-'98 Chevy CK 1500
Anytown, USA
The 411
Rims/Tires:

20-inch rollers / somethingxsomethingR20
Photo 14/19
Engine:
One that runs
Body Mods:
Phantom grille / smooth front bumper / clear corners / shaved doors, tailgate, taillights, and windshield wipers / LED taillights added to the tailgate / blue and yellow graphics
Interior:
Factory
Suspension:
Adjustable
Audio/video:
Sounds of a jailbird
We Say: We received all the info on Anthony's truck from his good buddy, Joshua. It seems Joshua had some extra time on his hands while sitting in the county jail. Hopefully by the time he gets out, he will be able to help Anthony finish the truck and maybe send us some more detailed info!
Photo 15/19
The Maximum Pucker Point Award
Ron Johnson's '83 Chevy S-10
Tacoma, Washington
The411
Rims/tires:

Ron didn't specify, but they look like Center Line Convo Pro 15x10 out back and 15x4 up front / Mickey Thompson tires
Engine:
Small-block Chevrolet / Bow Tie block / BRC crank (stock stroke) / BRC 6-inch rods / BRC pistons / owner-ported Dart aluminum heads / custom-ground Isky roller cam / Mallory Super Magneto in a Summers Brothers front drive system / 6-71 B&M 420 Mega Blower / Enderle fuel-injection set up for alcohol / cam-driven Hilborn fuel pump / TH400 transmission with a JW bellhousing / trans brake / 4,500-rpm stall converter
Body Mods:
Fat tubs in the bed / roll pan / shaved emblems / firewall cut for the blower
Photo 16/19
Suspension:
Unspecified drop kit / owner-built back half and rearend housing / 40-spline Summers Brothers axles / Summers Brothers spool / Strange aluminum centersection with 5:14 gears
Interior:
It's got one, but Ron's letter was all about the motor.
We Say: Ron has put so much horsepower in this little dime that it's got to put him at maximum pucker point when he hits the go pedal.
The Proudest Dodge Owner Award
Jim Mclaughlin's '04 Dodge Ram Quad Cab 4x4
Port Charlotte, Florida
The 411
Rims/Tires:

Stock 20s
Engine:
5.7L Hemi / Aero turbine exhaust
Body Mods:
Ram Air Hood / paint and artwork by Phat Tony's Custom Paint / SRT10 wing / Low Profile tonneau that mounts on the inside bedrails / chrome door handles
Audio/Video:
Alpine DVD player / headrest monitors / 500-watt Alpine five-channel amp / 10-inch Infinity stealth sub box / Infinity Kappa component speakers / entire interior of truck is covered with Dynamat
Suspension:
Stock
Interior:
Stock
We Say: Jim is one proud Ram owner. He loves the truck so much he added a huge ram to the hood. Jim also tells us, "Yes, it's got a Hemi."

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