...and cut to accept the factory tailgate handle housing.
The Equator's grille shell was removed and outfitted with Street Scene's black chrome Spee
The blue, color-matched center Suzuki logo emblem was reattached while the final touches w
From The Driver Seat
Who can complain about new paint? We sure can't! Theresa Contreras and Luis Acosta from L&G Enterprises exquisitely sprayed Summit Racing's paint system onto the Suzuki's skin. Summit's urethane topcoat sprayed well and looks outstanding underneath the layers of clear. Nate Shrum's rendering of the Equator elicited much interest around our office, but nothing like the excitement we felt while watching as the paint scheme brought the truck to life. The one-off black chrome Speed Grille from Street Scene Equipment also looked awesome and lends a sporty look to the Equator's front end and overall appeal. Stay tuned for next issue where we showcase the Suzuki's audio and interior build-up progress.
Your Questions Answered
Time spent working: 8 hours
Degree of Difficulty: Intermediate
Spray gun, airbrush, masking paper, masking tape, grind wheel, pounce wheel, wrench and socket set, impact gun, and screwdriver set.
Summit Racing acrylic urethane Silver Metallic paint 1 gal. (SUM-UP307):
$71.95 (Each) x2
Summit Racing acrylic urethane Blue Ultra Pearl paint 1 gal. (SUM-UP310):
$80.95 (Each) x2
Summit Racing High-Solids clear coat 1 gal (SUM-UP201):
$44.95 (Each) x2
Summit Racing medium urethane activator 1 qt. (SUM-UP101):
$17.95 (Each) x5
Summit Racing medium urethane reducer 1 qt. (SUM-UP401):
$8.95 (Each) x5
Total: $530.20 (All prices from Summitracing.com and do not include labor or other material cost)
882 W. Cienega Ave.
Street Scene Equipment
12691 Monarch St.
P.O. Box 909