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Radical Renderings- KP Concepts

Bryan Fross
Aug 12, 2019

Koapono Patrick is no longer one of the "young guns" just trying to make a name for himself when it comes to designing his clients' dream rides. Now 28 years old, he's been a full-time graphic designer with his company, KP Concepts, for more than nine years since turning his artwork into a career back in 2010.

He says he has been fortunate enough to enjoy what he does and forge lasting relationships through his work even while moving between California, Oklahoma and Texas. He doesn't have fantasies of being a millionaire with a beach house and a Ferrari. He is fully content with the freedom of being his own boss while creating something he enjoys and can be proud of. Do you have a project idea that you'd like to see in a KP Concepts rendering? Give Koapono a chance to render your ride by contacting him on his website, kpconcepts.com or by email at info@kpconcepts.com.

Photo 2/3   |   When it comes to the idea of building something cool but different than most of the trucks out there, Preet Purewal thinks his 1969 Ford F250 crew cab short bed is just the right truck. It's definitely a different model than most of the older body show trucks in the scene currently and with the modifications planned for it, it will have no problem garnering major attention. The plan is to have the truck laying out on air suspension and a body drop with an Acme Chassis, an Accuair E-Level/Endo CV air management setup and a Classic Performance Products big brake kit. It will be rolling on a set of 26x9 in front and 26x12-inch rear US Mags U712 PT11 concave wheels putting power to the pavement from a Coyote 5.0 swap with Whipple Supercharger and 6R80 transmission. With the goal of having it at the SEMA 2020 Show, there is still some time to get into the other plans including satin blue/silver two-tone paint, phantom grille, blue/grey interior designed to seat up to five friends that might want to roll along when it's all finished.
Photo 3/3   |   Jesus Rodriguez is no stranger to custom trucks. As a member of Krucial Koncepts truck club in the Tulare, California, area, he has been a truck enthusiast for quite some time. His new project, a 2015 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab shortbed, is set to be cut up and customized for cruising to all the Central Cali events. It will receive an Acme Chassis and Accuair E-Level for adjustability, while a set of 26x9-inch US Mags U490 wheels will receive some color-matching treatment to go with the factory red body with silver leaf graphics. The interior will be rewrapped in black with silver and red accents, while the sound system will thump with a host of products from Kicker, including an underseat rear subwoofer.
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