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Street Trucks

April 2019

The # 1 source of inspiration for the custom truck enthusiast. In-depth technical articles educate you on what you can do to set your truck apart.

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United States
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English
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Engaged Media
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IN DIESER AUSGABE

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message from the editor

WELL, IT’S OFFICIALLY 2019 AND WE’RE STARTING OFF WITH A BANG. A heavy workload and high expectations are what we are prepared for this year, but as the saying goes, hard work pays off. So we plan on working harder this year than ever before in order to allow readers to reap the reward. The goal is to deliver a consistent stream of high-quality truck content over many different platforms including print and digital, so sit back and enjoy the steady flow of fresh feature stories. We are working on a ton of really unique projects with some amazing companies as well as a massive “Shakedown” tour spanning across the country as we head toward Las Vegas. Along with a few freshly welded frame draggers and a super…

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word on the street

Kia Telluride: A Big Leap Forward, Made in America LARGE, bold, capable and comfortable, the midsize Telluride SUV opens the door to exploring in a whole new way. Imagined in America, designed at Kia’s design studio in California and assembled in Georgia, the Telluride is all about big skies, desert roads, mountain passes, shady forests, smooth highways and long coastal drives. The largest Kia ever, it provides comfortable seating for up to eight, a powerful 291hp, 3.8L V-6, available active on-demand all-wheel drive, and an inspiring view of the world. In short, the Telluride offers potential for exploration and adventure every time it’s on the road. Telluride is the first Kia designed specifically for the U.S. and is a product of the Kia Design…

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st thrills continue with all-new explorer st

CONTINUING the expansion of the ST brand, the all-new Explorer ST is the most powerful and fun-to-drive Ford SUV ever. Engineered by the Ford Performance team, Explorer ST uses a specially tuned 3.0L EcoBoost engine projected to achieve 400hp and 415 ft-lbs of torque. A top speed target for track drivers stands at 143 mph.“We designed it to be an ST from the beginning,” said Ed Krenz, Ford Performance chief functional engineer. “There’s no mistaking its ST DNA. It has a performance feel with sustained performance capability and wears an unmistakably ST appearance. More than anything, it’s just a hell of a lot of fun to drive.”Explorer ST delivers an engaging driving experience with a quick-shifting 10-speed automatic transmission and standard four-wheel drive with selectable traction control. Available…

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parts counter

THE PERFECT FIT ADJUSTABILITY FOR CHANGING TRACK CONDITIONS IS AT THE HEART OF THE NEWEST SHOCK ABSORBER OFFERINGS FROM INDUSTRY LEADER BILSTEIN. Available for a variety of race applications, the shocks are made in the USA and incorporate real-world advantages requested by competitors in the toughest series. BILSTEIN www.bilstein.com/us/en AS2-R AS2-R SERIES DAMPERS ARE LIGHTWEIGHT, MODULAR ALUMINUM SHOCK ABSORBERS WITH BILSTEIN’S LEADING-EDGE RESERVOIR TECHNOLOGY. FEATURES INDEPENDENT HIGH- AND LOW-COMPRESSION ADJUSTERS THAT CONTROL BLEED THROUGH CAGE PRELOAD. XVA-30 BILSTEIN XVA-30 SHOCKS ARE A DIRECT FIT FOR ALL QUARTER MIDGET CHASSIS. THE SLEEK, 30 MM DESIGN COMES STRAIGHT FROM THE COMPANY’S FORMULA ONE ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT. EM46 EM46 SERIES DAMPERS ARE STEEL-BODIED MODULAR DESIGNS THAT…

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mixed roots

WITH 7,500 MILES BETWEEN THEM, CUSTOM TRUCK BUILDS OVERSEAS IN AUSTRALIA PLAY A HUGE INFLUENCE ON NORTH AMERICA CULTURES. Tommy Harmer of Las Vegas has always had the truck bug and spent most of his childhood admiring the details and custom additions to trucks in his area. Once social media opened up cultures around the world, influences began to filter in from everywhere. With a couple of Chevy minitrucks under his belt, Tommy began to think broader and look for wider creative outputs. THROUGH THE INTERNET, TOMMY CAME ACROSS THIS NISSAN PATHFINDER ORIGINALLY LOCATED IN QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA. “CHASE INSTALLED A FULL CUSTOM EXHAUST FROM THE HEADER BACK. THE LAST STEP WAS ON THE INSIDE, ASSURING THE CLEAN FEEL OF THE OUTSIDE CARRIED…

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truck specs

OWNER Thomas Harmer 2008 Nissan Pathfinder Severed Ties Las Vegas CHASSIS ■ Front Suspension: 2-inch drop spindles, custom built upper A-arms with 1-inch uniballs, Conitech 2600lb air bags, Pro Comp shocks, custom pivoting lower bag mounts■ Rear Suspension: 2600lb air bags, Pro Comp shocks, two Viair 480 compressors, 5-gallon air tank, Asco valves DRIVETRAIN ■ Engine: 4.0L, V-6, custom built cold-air intake, aluminum fuel cell, relocated brake booster, ECM and ABS unit, aluminum work done by Chase Harmer■ Transmission: 5-speed automatic■ Rearend: Nissan M226 independent l BODY/PAINT ■ Stock floor body drop, shaved roof rack, tubbed rear doors, PPG Jeep Rescue Green paint done by Charles Devlin, all plastics and mirrors painted PPG Hot Hues Flat Black STEREO ■ Detroit Steel 20inch…

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