THE 411

OWNER/HOMETOWN:
Mitch Rall / Spring, Texas

YEAR/MAKE/MODEL:
'96 Dodge Ram 3/4-ton

ENGINE/DRIVETRAIN:
400-plus-hp 360 V-8 / heads ported by Nickens Racing / 12.5:1 compression ratio / JE pistons / Doug Thorley headers / MSD ignition

INSTALLERS:
Built by Frank at Peden Performance

RIMS:
20x8.5-inch Bonspeed Intense

TIRES:
FRONT: Falken 255/35/ZR20
REAR: Falken 285/35ZR20

SUSPENSION:
FRONT: Custom upper and lower 2-inch tubular control arms / Chevy 3/4-ton Belltech drop spindles / Firestone 26C airbags (front and back) / KYB shocks / Auto Zone disc brakes with Ekstensive Metalworks mounting brackets
REAR: Step notch to lay 22s / two-link bars and a Panhard bar / two Thomas 337 compressors / 7-gallon tank / Dana 60 rearend / 4:10 gears / Richmond posi unit / four chrome GC 450 platinum valves for front and back control

FABRICATOR:
Tons of friends and employees of Ekstensive Metalworks of Houston

BODY MODS:
Cab and bed welded together using 150 feet of tubing to reinforce the sheetmetal / new rebuilt bed and frame / bed re-skinned / new fenderwells that were welded to new bed floor / underbody is one piece from firewall to tailgate / bed smoothed / shaved door handles and antenna / factory hood extended to windshield / cowl and firewall removed and new flat firewall was installed / Dodge Charger headlights / '02 Dodge Ram front bumper

BODYWORK:
Pat's Autobody smoothed the bottom of the truck / Chuy, Big Pun, Aaron, Rob, Dave, and Mitch performed the rest of the body mods

INTERIOR:
Mitch threw away every piece of interior, so he couldn't put any stock parts back / plans call for Mitch and his friend Dante to build a street rod-influenced interior

AUDIO/VIDEO:
A Rockford Fosgate system is planned and in the works

CLUB:
President of Severed Ties, Texas

SPECIAL THANKS:
Friends Chuy, Aaron, Mississippi Rob, Dave, Big Pun, his wife Molly, 10-month-old daughter Natalie, and of course, his mom and dad