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1992 Ford Ranger & 1999 Toyota Tacoma - August 2008 - Construction Zone

Low Roller & Old-Skool

Ashley AlexanderAug 1, 2008
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Owner: Phil Fowler
Ride: '92 Ford Ranger
Hometown: Newark, DE
Club: LowRollers
Wheels:
19- and 20-inch Boyd Coddington Turbines.
Suspension/chassis:
Toyota front clip, custom chassis from clip back, Pete and Jake's four-link, Firestone 2600lb 'bags on all four corners, SMC valves, and an engine-driven compressor
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Body modifications:
Shaved handles, emblems, stake pockets, cargo light, antenna, gas door, and rear end; a full sheetmetal bed, and a flush-mounted billet gas capin the bedrail.
Interior:
Some tweed and painted stuff.
Miscellaneous:
Billet grille, billet steering wheel, billet window cranks, and custom-made fuel cell.
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Special thanks from owner:
My wife and kids for allowing me the time away to work on it, Kirk Simmons, Jason Hurlock, and all the other friends that pitched in along the way.
Future plans:
Paint, new interior, wheel tubs under the hood, and drive the crap out of it!
Project completion date:
Is this even possible? I would like to have it done sometime in 2008, but we shall see.
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Owner: Chris Caruso
Ride: '99 Toyota Tacoma
Hometown: Mira Mesa, CA
Club: Xtreme Lowz, Riverside
Wheels/tires:
MKW 18-inch rims with FUKU tires from Joe's Tires.
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Suspension/chassis:
Four-link, Slam 'bags, 3-1/2-inch body-drop, 1/2-inch airline, Viair 480 compressor, and a 5-gallon air tank.
Body modifications:
Shaved corner lights, door handles, tailgate handle, roll pan, squirters, antenna, and cut for a Targa top-keepin' it oldskool!
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Interior:
Three 12-inch Memphis subs, a 10.4-inch TV in dash, an Alpine head unit, Grommit Industries custom seats, and a lot more crazy interior to go.
Miscellaneous:
Chris is a true old-skool minitrucker and has been reading this magazine since the very first issue. His dream was to complete this truck for Mini Truckin' magazine, Xtreme Lowz, and himsel f. It's tough, though, because it's his daily driver.
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Special thanks from owner:
My wife, Raquel, and kids, Eden, and Kelly for their support; Joel Sadenwasser and Adam Radovich from Extreme Audio and Interiors, Mike at the Painter Shack, Zane at Street Life, Xtreme Lowz Riverside, Mark and Aaron at SCD Fabrication, and Grant Kustoms.
Future plans:
Full custom interior by Extreme Audio and Interiors, a sick-ass paintjob done by Mike at Painter Shack, finish the Targa top, Grant Kustoms skin, custom gas door. To find out the rest, make sure you keep reading Mini Truckin' magazine.
Project completion date:
By the end of 2008.

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