The Going Fast in Europe Award
Marco Prommenschenckel's '91 Chevy 454 SS
Uithoorn, Netherlands

The 411
Rims/tires:

Stock 15-inch / P275-60 tires

Engine:
454 big-block / Crane blower cam / Edelbrock TBI intake / GMPP aluminum heads / Paxton VR4 supercharger, 8-psi pressure / water injection and two extra injectors under the TBI / 4L80E tranny with a Gear Vendors overdrive / 14-bolt rearend with 4.10 gears and an Eaton Posi

Body Mods:
2-inch steel cowl hood / Lund roll pan

Suspension:
Stock

Interior:
Stock

Marco Says: "I am still tuning this setup, and so far I got a result of 8.7 seconds on the eighth-mile."Not bad for a guy who has to import all of his performance parts.

The Not Bad for a Redneck From Maine Award
Nathan hardwick's '84 Chevy Blazer
Ellsworth, Maine

The 411
Rims/tires:

15-inch Eagle Alloy Series 055 / Hercules H/P4000 up front and BFGoodrich T/A radials out back

Engine:
0.60 over 350

Body Mods:
3-inch Harwood cowl hood / smooth front bumper and airdam from Godfather Customs / Autobahn billet grille / aluminum rear wing from East Coast Performance / black and Tangier Orange two-tone paintjob by Lakeside Auto Body / halogen headlight conversion / euro taillights / roll pan

Suspension:
Belltech 3-inch drop coils / Belltech 2-inch drop spindles / Belltech 3-inch-drop monoleaf springs / 3-inch blocks / C-notch

Interior:
Black and orange vinyl seats by his mother-in-law who works at Wallace Interiors

Audio/video:
Stock at the moment

We Say: Nathan wrote at the end of his letter, "Not bad for a redneck from Maine," and we couldn't agree more. We love it when our readers are witty for us.

The Interesting Combo Award
Lane dinkins' '02 Chevy S-10
Madison, Mississippi

The 411
Rims/tires:

17x8 American Racing Crush / Kumho tires

Engine:
4.3L V-6 / Volant intake /Granatelli mass-air sensor / dual side-pipe exhaust / Hypertech programmer / MSD 6A ignition / Taylor 8mm plug wires / E3 spark plugs

Body Mods:
Line-X bedliner / TruXedo bed cover and toolbox / Goodmark steel hood / APC carbon-fiber taillights

Audio/video:
Viper security system

Suspension:
Edelbrock shocks / SSBC dual-piston disc-brake calipers / Power Slot brake rotors / Hawk brake pads / SSBC rear disc conversion

Interior:
Corbeau Legacy seats

We Say: 62-year-old Lane has blurred the lines between off-road and street truck with his S-10. The tube front bumper is usually seen on prerunners, but Lane is his own man with his own style.

The Most Thoughtful Submission by the Owner's Girlfriend Award
Hunter Carson's '72 Chevy C10
Alma, Arkansas

The 411
Rims/tires:

15-inch pacer 297b / hankook ventus

Engine:
Chevy small-block

Body Mods:
Shaved side trim, sidemarkers, and tailgate / PPG Get 'Em Green and black paint

Audio/video:
Sony Xplod head unit and speakers

Suspension:
All original

Interior:
All sheetmetal painted to match body / new steering wheel / pedals / fuzzy dice

We Say: Lucky for Hunter, his girlfriend, Kayla, submitted the info and photos as a surprise for him. Though she was trying to do this for Christmas of '07, she didn't realize that we produce the mag months in advance. It was a nice thought, and we think her efforts should not be forgotten.

The It Kind of Looks Like a Modern Panel Truck Award
Matthew evick's '96 Dodge Ram
Kannapolis, North Carolina

The 411
Rims/tires:

18-inch aftermarket / BFGoodrich

Engine:
Mopar V-8

Body Mods:
Street Scene mirrors / front bumper cover / cowl-induction hood / projector headlights / clear taillights / camper shell / black and gun-metal gray paint with flame design / mesh grille / step bars

Audio/Video:
Sony Xplod head unit / 10-disc CD changer / speakers / two amps / two 12-inch subwoofers

Suspension:
Belltech 3/4-drop kit

Interior:
Door panels and dash are painted gun-metal gray.

We Say: We think this standard-cab truck with camper shell looks similar to a modern version of an old panel truck.

The Coolest Truck Owned by a Chick in Europe Award
Lill hege harstad's '88 GMC Sierra
Norway

The 411
Rims/tires:

20x8.5 Intro Vista (front), 22x10 Intro Vista (rear) / 245/35R20 Goodyear (front), 285/30/22 Goodyear (rear)

Engine:
350-cid V-8 / K&N cold-air intake / Summit fuel cell / Holley fuel pump

Body Mods:
Gold and red two-tone paintjob / APC euro taillights and clear corners / smooth wiper cowl / shaved roll pan and tailgate

Audio/video:
Replacement speakers and head unit

Suspension:
Firestone airbags / rear four-link

Interior:
Factory bucket seats

We Say: By our standards, this truck is nice and very show-worthy. The surprising part is that a chick in Norway owns it. Though clean Chevy trucks like this are common in the U.S., they're a rarity in Europe.

The Best Backdrop Award
Jerry Bramell's '92 Chevy S-10
Clinton, Missouri

The 411
Rims/tires:

17-inch American Racing Torq-Thrust II / low-profile aftermarket rubber

Engine:
355-cid Chevy V-8 / Crane camshafts / Edelbrock intake manifold and carburetor / aluminum heads / Hedman headers / Flowmaster mufflers / Turbo 350 transmission with 3,000-stall torque converter / B&M shifter / 3.73 gears

Body Mods:
Cowl-induction hood / Street Scene mirrors / clear corners / euro taillights / neon orange paint with pearl flames

Audio/video:
Who needs a stereo when you can listen to the rumble of your engine?

Suspension:
3/5-drop kit

Interior:
Comfortable factory seating / Auto Meter gauges

We Say: This has to be one of the better-photographed submissions we've received in a long time. Jerry used his creativity to find the perfect backdrop for the pictures of his truck.

The Wish I Had Lana Next to My Truck Award
David Dean's '95 chevy suburban 4x4
Washington, Pennsylvania

The 411
Rims/tires:

Chrome eight-lug dubs / low-profile aftermarket rubber

Engine:
350-cid V-8 / high-performance headers / cold-air intake / throttle-body spacer

Body Mods:
Cowl-induction hood / LED taillights

Audio/video:
XM radio hookup / back-up camera

Suspension:
Tall enough to get around most rocks

Interior:
Pieced out from an '06 Chevy Silverado

We Say: David enjoyed our four-part Lana Kinnear poster set so much that he cut it out and pasted it on a board. Now, she resides in his gargage where he can daydream about her while wrenching on his SUV.

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