Owner/hometown: Bobbie Rader / Willow Springs, Missouri
Year/make/model: '95 Dodge Ram
Engine/drivetrain: GM 350 small-block bored 0.030 over / rated at more than 350 hp / Competition Cams camshafts and lifters / Cloyes timing chain / Holley Quad Jet carburetor / Gibson headers and exhaust / K&N air filter / 350 turbo transmission / driveshaft extended 10 inches / Ford 9-inch rearend
Wheels/tires: 20-inch KMC V2s / 255/35R20 Sumitomo HTRZ
Suspension: Two Viair 450 compressors / 12-gallon air tank / Air Lift valves / (Front) Slam Specialties RE7 airbags / custom control arms / custom upper and lower 'bag brackets / (Rear) Slam Specialties RE8 airbags / custom back half frame / custom four-link / custom upper and lower 'bag brackets
Fabricator: No Coast Kustoms in Willow Springs, Missouri
Body Mods: Merged body line in rear to make FBI roll pan and rear skin smooth / shaved cab seams and body channel / shaved taillights, stake pockets, third brake light, door handles, antenna, and firewall / molded wheelwells
Custom Paint: PPG White Diamond with Ghost Lavender flake / purple and silver pinstripe
Bodywork/Paintwork: Brandon Ball in Springfield, Missouri
Interior: Custom subwoofer box and console / BAD steering wheel / FBI flamed billet mirror / Trenz billet flamed pedals / custom stainless air gauge panel / billet door pins / brushed ashtray cover / gray suede and purple velvet upholstery
Upholsterer: No Coast Kustoms in Willow Springs, Missouri
Audio/video: Clarion VRX835 flip-out head unit / Memphis 5-1/2-inch door speaker and components / Memphis 1000D amps / six Memphis HPO 10-inch subs
Installer: No Coast Kustoms in Willow Springs, Missouri
Special Thanks: K&N, Gibson Performance Exhaust, Slam Specialties, and a special thanks to Brain Staack for all his help in the beginning and Bobbie's husband John Rader for putting her truck before his and putting up with her during the build-it was a long winter.
Photography: Bobbie Rader
To really see all the hard work that went into this truck, Bobbie was cool enough to send us some great buildup shots of the truck. It's not every day that girls get down and dirty with their rides!
As you can see, this is a...
As you can see, this is a full custom, and that also goes for the suspension. Shown here are the custom-made control arms for the front end.
Here is the photo to prove...
Here is the photo to prove that Bobbie doesn't just own but also had a part in the build of the truck. She is cutting the floor of the cab for the body-dropping action.
When the truck was finished,...
When the truck was finished, the bed was smoothed and the monster triangulated four-link rear setup and back half was hidden. But, luckily for us, Bobbie took photos of it for us to see the unseen beauty.
With the truck painted to...
With the truck painted to a shiny finish, it's hard to recognize the work done to the exterior. The rear sheetmetal was welded up along with the body line that ends on the bed sides.
As the truck came to its final...
As the truck came to its final stages, Brandon Ball bodyworked and painted the truck in the No Coast Kustoms shop.