Braggin' Rights
Who: Scottie Bridgforth
Where: Kenbridge, Virginia
What: '06 GMC Sierra 2500HD
Scottie Bridgforth of Kenbridge, Virgina, has always wanted to get his truck into Sport Truck and has worked hard to accomplish that goal. Scottie's truck is an '06 GMC Sierra 2500HD with the highly sought-after Duramax and the new electronic six-speed auto/manual transmission. After purchasing the truck, he installed a Line-X spray-in bedliner, along with a Flame Grille from DJ Motorsports. For the second round of mods, he installed new LED taillights by In.Pro.Car Wear, a Recon LED third brake light, as well as a Line of Fire LED bar below the tailgate. Soon after, he made a call over to Banks Power and purchased a set of Dual Monster exhaust pipes from the company to help the truck breathe a little better. In early August, Scottie was able to finally install a Fabtech 8-inch suspension lift, along with traction bars, and triple shocks up front. The truck is rolling on 35x13-inch Nitto Grapplers and 20-inch KMC chrome diesel wheels. To add to the bling, he installed a set of chrome billet door handles from Grippin to complement the wheels. After the lift, he made another call over to Banks to see what else was available, but at the time, only the ram-air intake was available, so he picked one of those up. And to answer any questions on how the truck drives after the lift, Scottie says, "She handles better, and no one has beat me off the line yet!"

On His Way
Who: Kevin McPherson
Where: Stuttgart, Arkansas
What: '02 Chevy Silverado 1500
Kevin McPherson of Stuttgart, Arkansas, has been working on his '02 Chevy Silverado 1500. He has done a few upgrades but nothing too crazy. For the suspension, Kevin put a rear lowering kit to even things out over the 20-inch Panther wheels. To dress up the body, he added a billet grille, a low-profile antenna, a 34x20-inch sunroof, Escalade-style door handles, a third brake light chrome cover, a roll pan, a cowl-induction hood, a hidden tow hitch, 20 percent window tint, and a flip-down license plate kit. To wrap up the inside, Kevin installed a Pioneer head unit, a 10-inch flip-down screen for the PlayStation 2 and DVD Player, and a Kicker Solobaric sub box with a Kicker 450-watt amplifier.

Doing work, son!
Who: Stephen J. McElroy
Where: Killeen, Texas
What: '79 Ford F-100
Back in 1997, Stephen McElroy bought a '79 Ford F-100 and took it home. When he picked the truck up, it barely ran, was primered gray, had a cracked windshield and no exhaust, and looked like a total pile. But, with the help of some great mechanics, J.T. and Donnie, from Killeen's Total Auto Care, and a lot of parts form LMC, it was on its way to becoming a clean daily driver for Stephen. He had a rebuilt 302 engine with a new Holley two-barrel carb and a new exhaust installed, rewired the truck, installed a billet grille, and started on the interior, replacing the carpet, door panels, and dash. Until he could decide on a final paint scheme, he had the truck temporarily painted yellow to get rid of the primer. Stephen tells us that it is a work in progress, and he still has a way to go before it's up to his standards.

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