In­side the Build

Truckin - - MINI TRUCKIN -

Year/Make/Model: ’97 Chevy S-10

Owner and City/State: Cliff Somers; Del­mar, Delaware Club Af­fil­i­a­tion: East Coast Mi­nis


Front Sus­pen­sion: Slam Spe­cial­ties RE5 bags, RideTech tubu­lar up­per and lower con­trol arms

Rear Sus­pen­sion: Al­tered Im­age re­verse four-link can­tilever, Slam Spe­cial­ties RE6 bags, two chrome Viair 480s, 5-gal­lon air tank


En­gine: Long-block 350 with 0.030 over­bore, Comp camshaft, 6-71 Weiand type N blower, cus­tom 2½-inch door head­ers and ex­haust, stock rear block painted and chromed, bil­let ac­ces­sories

Trans­mis­sion: 350 trans­mis­sion


PPG Hot Hues Green Xtreme and Snow White paint; 3½inch tra­di­tional body drop; ev­ery­thing shaved; 7-inch chop from wind­shield to tail­gate; smoothed wiper cowls, door caps, and bedrails; two 35x35 Street Beat slid­ing rag­tops; Al­tered Im­age tail­gate skin; smooth fire­wall; sui­cide doors; pin­stripe on belt by Ja­son Whar­ton; full Phan­tom grille; li­cense plate tag frenched through the body­line; Road­ster­style roof made with chro­moly tub­ing and sheet­metal


White marine-grade vinyl, bomber seats by Bar­rett

Seat Com­pany, sheet­metal dash­board, cus­tom door pan­els and cen­ter con­sole, chrome tilt-steer­ing col­umn, cus­tom-made steer­ing wheel by Krazy Kus­toms, Lokar Nos­tal­gia shifter knobs and han­dles, Auto Me­ter gauges, dash­board built by Wild Bill, in­te­rior com­pleted by Cliff and his wife, Lori


Wheels: 22x8.5; Cen­ter­line Smooth­ies Tires: 235/30ZR22; Nitto

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