Hard Knock Life
This '96 Hardbody was an uphill battle the whole way through, but it got done.
Down In Flames
If it wasn't for this '00 Silverado, Freddy Loya would have joined the highway patrol.
Everything Is Bigger In Texas
Justin James built his '03 Super Duty with one philosophy: Bigger is better. This thing is big all right.
IF IT'S STOCK, CUT IT
It took a lot of blood, sweat, and time to build this '49, but in the end the owner knew it was all worth it.
We showed you this '07 back in November when the suspension was done. Well now the whole truck is finished, and it's killer.
CERTIFIED CHEESE GRATER
Check out how getting louvers from Sir Michaels kicked up the custom stature of our truck.
GET IT HANDLED
Galen got tired of seeing the handles on his Colorado, so he broke out the welder and got rid of them.
Learn a quick and easy way to tint primer, as well as how to set up the gun for that perfect fan.
LOW-BUCK PAINT, HIGH-CLASS LOOKS
We took a truck to Maaco and came out with a slick and smooth paintjob without going broke.
LAYERS OF FIRE
A custom truck builder and a tattoo artist come together to create a bitchen set of flames.
GET IT STRAIGHT AND SHINY
This tool and sundries guide will give you an idea where to find everything you'll need to get your paint and body tasks done.
COMPUTER RENDERING AT HOME
House of Kolor's Digital Paint Booth will let your inner artist free via the computer.
The No Fear Silverado is a tough-looking truck, but check it out and decide for yourself.
Picking the right carb for your motor can be difficult, but we hope this story will give you the tools to figure it out.
Chassis Tech shows us that with $2,595 you can plant your Dodge Dakota flat on the ground with the company's air suspension kit.
WISH YOU WERE HERE
The '07 SEMA Show was insane, and if you didn't make it let us take you on a tour of candy paints and polished aluminum.
ALL STAR ROCKIN'
Relaxed Atmosphere's All Star Event had 500-plus vehicles and 4,500 people. Where were you?
NOTHING ELSE COMES CLOSE
Now in its 20th year, the NOPI Nationals remains one of the top all-around automotive events in the country.
ON THE COVER Kevin fired...
ON THE COVER
Kevin fired up the camera to snap pics of the freshly finished '07 belonging to Chris Caldwell. Not only that, but resting up top is a first-generation S-10 we had painted at Maaco for 1,500 bucks. Both trucks are cool in their own way: The '07 is just flat-out bitchen, and the S-10 was easy on the wallet.