The Build
It's always cool to see the humble beginnings of any truck build. Scott was wise enough to snap some pics of his Datsun when he got it and the progress along the way. Check it out:

THE 411

Owner/hometown:
Scott Rupp / Spring, Texas
Year/make/model:
'64 Datsun NL-320

Engine/drivetrain:
'64 Datsun four-cylinder 1,189cc engine with 60 hp and capable of moving the truck to a top speed of 70 mph / chromed header / custom 1-1/2-inch exhaust / original manual four-speed transmission with a four-on-the-tree column shifter / stock driveshaft with machined yoke for new rearend / '85 Toyota rearend narrowed 10 inches
BY: Scott Rupp

Rims:
Front: 18x7-inch Intro Rally with 5-inch backspacing
Rear: 20x8.5-inch Intro Rally with 4-inch backspacing

Tires:
Front: 215/35R18 Nitto Neo Gen
Rear: 235/35R20 Nitto NT555

Suspension:
Front: Belltech 2-inch drop spindles for '85 Toyota / custom-made upper and lower control arms / '85 Toyota brakes / Belltech Nitro-Drop shocks / 4-inch triple-bellows airbags
Rear: Custom triangulated four-link / 224C Firestone airbags / Belltech Nitro-Drop shocks
Accessories: GC 250-psi valves / two Viair 380 compressors / 3/8-inch nylon air line / nickel-plated air fittings / stainless nuts and bolts / polished stainless hard lines and braided stainless brake lines
Chassis: Original frame notched 7 inches in the rear
By: Scott Rupp

Body Mods:
Original unibody repaired with 172 hours of metalwork / shaved tailgate, emblems, and trim holes / top of bed capped / custom sheetmetal bed with wheeltubs covered in A Affordable spray-on liner / custom-made stained wood bed floor / bumpers, grille, and all other chrome pieces were refinished
BY: Scott Rupp

Custom Paint:
House of Kolor Magic Blue with a custom-mixed base / PPG clear
BY: Cory Scott of Kustom Werx Autobody in Conroe, Texas

Interior:
Stock bench seat and custom door panels covered in King Ranch saddle leather and suede / Brown Daytona carpet from ACC / suede headliner with wood strips / stock dash and steering wheel painted to match body
BY: Junior's Upholstery in Conroe / Scott Rupp (door panels)

Audio/Video:
Scott's singing talents provide all the tunes necessary to counter road noises
BY: Scott Rupp

Club:
Negative Camber

Special Thanks:
Wife Carla and son Austen, Cory Scott, Short Dog, Rascoe, David Castro, Wade Walker, and Ryan Ruffin