THE CREAMSICLE

Street Trucks - - TECH -

KEEP­ING TRA­DI­TIONS ALIVE IS IM­POR­TANT. From main­tain­ing the fam­ily busi­ness to choos­ing the same truck our dad or grand­dad owned, stay­ing true to our her­itage is a way of con­nect­ing with those we love. Isa­ias Gar­cia feels this way, and fol­low­ing in his fa­ther’s foot­steps is his way of con­nect­ing with his near­est and dear­est.

Most of us look up to our par­ents and strive to be like them. For the Gar­cia fam­ily, that means Ford cars and trucks. Isa­ias’s fa­ther, Ike, drove a ’69 F-250 for the fam­ily’s San Fran­cisco-based elec­tri­cal con­tract­ing busi­ness, and it’s been a prom­i­nent ve­hi­cle in their sta­ble for many years. Isa­ias’s cousin, Aaron Mag­dan­gal, owned a ’78 F-100, and in ad­di­tion to his work truck, Ike also drove a ’62 Ford Fal­con sedan de­liv­ery that he and Isa­ias en­joyed work­ing on when Isa­ias was grow­ing up.

Ike’s F-250 has been used and abused, but he loves the truck and has out­fit­ted it with a util­ity bed to keep it in ser­vice longer. For a while, Ike

RIGHT. THE FLAW­LESS IN­TE­RIOR WAS RE­FIN­ISHED TO MATCH THE BODY.

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