MBRP fixed that by bolting on one of its 2-1/2-inch mandrel-bent stainlees steel exhaust systems with 3-1/2-inch double-walled angle-cut exhaust tips. A JET performance chip and throttle-body spacer helped squeeze some ponies out of the 3.5L I-5. More air out requires more air in, so an Airaid intake fixed that problem.

Keeping with the beach theme, Seamline Interiors took care of the '70s-looking interior by adding the blue and white vinyl to the seats, while Bracbridge Collision painted several plastic pieces, and a Bed Rug was added in the bed to keep things protected.

It didn't take much to turn the stock Colorado into a real off-road contender, just some well-executed aftermarket bolt-ons and a solid platform to start with.