In­side the Build

Truckin - - BUILT BY BROTHERS -

Year/Make/Model: ’00 Chevy Ta­hoe Owner and City/State: Den­nis Ricks; Covington, Ge­or­gia Club Af­fil­i­a­tion: Neg­a­tive Cam­ber

CHAS­SIS:

Front Sus­pen­sion: Michi­gan Metal Works up­per and lower arms, notch­less tie-rod kit, Slam RE7 bags, upgraded all cross­mem­bers Rear Sus­pen­sion: Tri­an­gu­lated cus­tom-built four-link, Slam RE7 bags over axle, C-notched and re­in­forced frame, Ac­cuair E-Level with touch­pad, two 3-gal­lon stain­less air tanks, engine-driven York com­pres­sor, Vi­air 480 com­pres­sor for backup Brakes: SSBC slot­ted disc brakes, four-pis­ton front and two-pis­ton rear calipers

DRIV­E­TRAIN:

Engine: 5.7L Vortec, Di­ablo pro­gram­mer, Lu­nati cam, cus­tom-built air in­take Trans­mis­sion: 4L60 with B&M shift kit, B&M con­verter Rearend: Chevy 12-bolt nar­rowed 9 inches

BODY/PAINT:

Stock floor body drop, shaved han­dles, an­tenna, bil­let grille in­serts, sport truck mir­rors, sui­cide driver door, steel 2½-inch cowl hood from Good Mark, one-off front bumper pulled and stretched by Robert Robertson, fac­tory clear glass, three-stage Nis­san GTR blue by Au­toPaint Spe­cialty Co in Athens, Ge­or­gia, via Les­onal Ak­zoNo­bel, di­a­mond clear head­lights and marker lights, clear LED run­ning lights, Or­a­cle LED head­lights, 15-inch HiTech Light­ing Co LED tail­lights mounted in the rear C-pil­lar trim panel

IN­TE­RIOR:

Camel leather, cus­tom-built door pan­els, cus­tom trim pan­els, cus­tombuilt cen­ter con­sole, two bil­let cuphold­ers, bil­let win­dow switches, suede head­liner, camel car­pet, rear seat re­moved for au­dio, per­fo­rated match­ing leather door pan­els done by Chris Rawl­ins of Ex­otic Auto Trends in Sa­van­nah, Ge­or­gia, bil­let door han­dles from Clay­ton Ma­chine Works, Bil­let Spe­cial­ties Chicayne steer­ing wheel wrapped in leather Stereo: Pioneer AVH-X2800BS, JL Au­dio three-way com­po­nents, three JL Au­dio W3V2 sub­woofers, JL Au­dio 1000/1 and JL Au­dio 300/4 am­pli­fiers built into rear seats, Stinger power and ground ca­bles

WHEELS & TIRES:

Wheels: 22x9, 22x13; Donz DePaula Tires: 265/30R22, 315/25R22; Gen­eral

Spe­cial Thanks From Owner: My mom, who sup­ported me from day one; Robert Robertson, owner of Auto Ex­tremes in Conyer, Ge­or­gia, for teach­ing me so much; Brian Baty; Chris Rawl­ins; Auto Ex­tremes in Cony­ers Ge­or­gia; Robert; Shawn; Tommy; Bubba; Tyler; Kevin (Chicken); Ryan; my broth­ers in Neg­a­tive Cam­ber—I hon­estly think Tito would truly have been proud of this build.

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