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2009 SEMA: Scion xB "Truck" by Brandon Leung

The Return of the Minitruck!

Scott Evans
Oct 30, 2009
The box-on-wheels Scion xB has been reimagined by Brandon Leung as a small pickup truck that harkens back to the classic trucks of the '40s, '50s, and '60s. Advanced Design Fabrication created the truck conversion as well as the new grille, which they mated to a Five Axis Design lip kit and Mooneyes bullet fender mirrors. 20-in moonbeam wheels and a wood-floored bed complete the retro look. Inside, ADF built a complete custom interior with a roll cage, Simpson harnesses, a custom bench seat, and a massive stereo from Pioneer.
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Under the hood, Leung's team went to town on the motor with performance parts from Brian Crower, plus a DC Sports header. NOS dual-stage nitrous fogger system, and TRD heavy duty clutch, limited-slip differential, and short shifter. ADF did custom head and exhaust work. An Air Lift Company air suspension drops the truck to the ground and a TRD strut tower brace and rear sway bar keep things in line while TRD four-piston brakes provide stopping duty.
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Engine:
AEM cold air intake
Brian Crower Stage 2 camshafts 264 intake 256 exhaust
Brian Crower stainless steel valves
Brian Crower valve springs
Brian Crower titanium retainers
DC Sports header
Nitrous Oxide Systems (NOS) dual stage fogger system
Custom port and polished head by ADF
Custom exterior polishing of the head, valve cover and timing chain cover by ADF
Custom dual exhaust by ADF
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Transmission:
TRD heavy duty clutch assembly
TRD helical limited slip diffrential (LSD)
TRD short shifter kit
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Suspension:
Air Lift Company complete digital air ride kit
TRD front strut tower brace
TRD rear sway bar
Wheels:
Custom one-off machined billet 20" wheels by ADF
Custom fluted center caps by ADF
Tires:
Toyo Tires Proxes 4 215/30ZR20 front and rear
Brakes:
TRD 4-piston calipers
TRD 340mm drilled rotors
TRD stainless steel brake lines
Exterior:
Five Axis Design 4 piece lip kit
Mooneyes bullet fender mirrors
Custom truck conversion and metal fabrication by ADF
Custom billet upper and lower front grill by ADF
Custom two tone paint by ADF
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Interior:
Dynamat sound dampening material throughout the entire vehicle
Simpson racing harnesses
Hand blown glass shift knob by Dichrome
Custom roll cage by ADF
Custom bench seat by ADF
Custom paint and interior work by ADF
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Audio:
Pioneer double-din DVD multimedia receiver with 7" widescreen display
Pioneer component speaker sets (2)
Pioneer 12” shallow mount subwoofers (2)
Pioneer mono amplifiers (2)
Pioneer 4-channel amplifier
Connection speaker and power wires
Connection RCA cables
Custom subwoofer encloser by ADF
Custom billet amplifier rack by ADF
Misc:
Custom bike by BOWLS

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