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1997 Toyota Tacoma Extra Cab - Construction Zone - February 2010

Home-Built And Curtis Is All Smiles

Mike Alexander
Feb 1, 2010
Photographers: Mike Alexander
Long Face Yota
OWNER: Curtis Hofmann
RIDE: 1997 Toyota Tacoma X-Cab
HOMETOWN: Rogers, MN
CLUB: Severed Ties
Lowdown
Wheels/Tires:
18-inch MB wheels with Kumho tires
Suspension/Chassis:
Lays flat rocker (rolled pinch) without being Z'd, Slam Specialties 2,500 up front with Sadistic Iron Werks upper control arms. In the rear is a forward triangulated four-link with 2,600 Contitech 'bags on the lower bars. Accessories include an 8-gallon tank, two Viair 450s, eight 1/2-inch valves, custom 17-gallon aluminum fuel cell with stock fuel pump/sending unit.
Photo 2/6   |   1997 Toyota Tacoma Extra Cab left Side View
Body Modifications:
3-inch traditional bodydrop, shaved wiper squirters, antenna, gas door, and tailgate handle. "Yes, I'm leaving the door handles and rear bumper!" Curtis added.
Interior:
Stock for now (including heat and A/C!) AVS switchbox, Pioneer double-din monitor for those long road trips he takes with this truck.
Special Thanks From Owner:
"Mike Alexander for all the late nights working on it in his garage! Bobby Martins for the badass upper control arms and all his advice, Chris Hernandez for the late nights helping with bodywork, Dale Thomas for just being himself! Aaron Iha for making brackets and advice, Johnny O, Serge Martin for being the man and always down to help, Adam "Handmade" from Extreme Audio for being the wiring guru, Mike Sutton for the Line-X, Adam, Steve, AJ, Kyle, Gavin, Trevor from North Dakota for motivation! Everyone in Severed Ties, my dad, and of course my girl Chelsea-she has no idea what she's in for!"
Photo 6/6   |   1997 Toyota Tacoma Extra Cab rear Left View
Future Plans:
Paint by Adam "Gilby" Gilbertson, big chrome wheels, simple leather and suede interior, and back-half it. Keep daily driving it when it's done!
Project Completion Date:
Hopefully hit TexMex 2010 with it done.

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