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“Big Sexy” 2015 Ford F-350 Drives Insurance Agent’s Business Forward

Monica Gubler’s 2015 Ford F-350 Drives Her Business Forward

Jun 11, 2015
Monica Gubler is a lot like any successful insurance agent. She’s pretty, personable, and driven to succeed. However, while many of her peers might choose a nice luxury sedan or a German sports car as their daily drivers, Monica does things a little differently. Enter Big Sexy, her custom-built ’15 Ford F-350 Super Duty, which has become as much a part of her Las Vegas–based business as anything.
Photo 2/27   |   Red is the order of the day for Monica’s “mobile billboard.” The tow mirrors, fender flares, and wheel accents are all dipped in body-color paint, while red inserts in the custom-built bumpers tie the front-end styling together without looking too monochromatic. The suspension, steering system, and drivetrain all get matching accents as well.
“This image of a woman driving a big diesel truck wearing a dress and heels has really set my business apart from the rest of the competition,” Monica says. “I drive this truck daily, meeting my clients and inspecting properties all over Las Vegas and the state of Nevada.”
Being from the small town of Dillon, Montana, Monica grew up around diesel trucks, so she seized the opportunity to custom-order this ’15 F-350 directly from Ford. It replaced her ’01 F-250, and it’s the second diesel she’s owned and modified. As soon as she took delivery of the F-350, it immediately got put on the rack, and the custom build began— getting the truck ready for the 2015 SEMA Show just 60 days in the future. Once the truck was finished, Monica had one incredibly distinctive ride to use for home inspections and client meetings.
Photo 3/27   |   4Big Sexy is all made up from top to bottom. A body-color bed cap provides a secure mounting surface for a custom roof basket, which gets a matching spare wheel and tire, just in case.
Year/Make/Model: 2015 F350 Super Duty Lariat
Owners: Monica & Damon Gubler
Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada
Engine: 6.7L Power Stroke V-8
Induction: K&N Air Charger
Exhaust: Magnaflow Black Series
Fueling: Titan Fuel Tanks 50-gallon tank with shield
Engine Management: Stock—at least until the engine gets broken in
Horsepower/Torque: 440 hp, 860 lb-ft of torque
Transmission: Ford TorqShift six-speed automatic
Differentials: 3.73 gears, Mag-Hytec high-capacity differential covers
Fluids: Royal Purple
Suspension (Front/Rear): 8-inch Fabtech four-link system with 4.0 Dirt Logic Coilovers, Fabtech 2.25 dual steering stabilizers, Hellwig sway bar system/Fabtech springs and Dirt Logic 2.25 shocks, Hellwig Big Wig airbags on custom mounts, Hellwig sway bar system
Audio/Visual: Factory system with upgraded AleaTronix headrest DVD system with 9-inch LCD touch screens
Wheels: Custom powdercoated, milled, and polished 22x12 American Force Storm
Tires: 37.5x13.50xR22 Toyo Open Country M/T
Odometer: 1,698.2 miles
Fuel Economy: 14 to 17 mpg
Weight: 6,950 pounds
Special Thanks: All the many vendors who helped out in this build: ARE, American Force Wheels, Alea Leather, Bushwacker, Cargo Glide, EBC Rotors, Hellwig, Knipex, Lloyd Mats, Las Vegas Wrought Iron, Mag-Hytec, MGP, Magnaflow, Prismatic Powders, Royal Purple, Rogue Racing, T-Rex Grills, Titan Tanks, Toyo Tires, Warn, XS Power, 4 The Truck
Fun Fact: Monica, aka “Special Agent,” drives Big Sexy to inspect her clients’ properties all over Las Vegas and the entire state of Nevada.
Photo 4/27   |   “Go big or go home! You have to be an innovator and be flexible when creating a masterpiece like this!” That’s Monica’s advice to anyone who wants to build her own truck. During the build process, she loved learning how small the aftermarket world is. “We met with so many great people and great companies that made this project well worth it!”
Photo 14/27   |   Monica Gubler
Photo 21/27   |   In addition to providing a secure place to mount the spare tire and other trail necessities, the roof rack comes with a bright LED lightbar on each side, providing 360 degrees of illumination for dark trails, camping, and late-night outdoor parties—like the ones we see at SEMA every year.

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