Features

Sliced and Diced 46

Avant-Garde Roadster

Bought, Not Built 54
Getting Back to Your Roots

Captain Hook 60
Giant Towhooks Inspired This Super Duty

Showstopper 62
A Clean, Classic Creation

The Afterlife 70
Deceased Dodge With a Sinister Attitude

Orange Crush 76
Built Out of Love

Shows

Sittin Pretti's Summer Slam 80

The Northwest's best trucks converge in Washington

West Coast Nationals 2011 88
Classic river run style

Tech

Project New Guy: Part 1 94

New attitude and altitude for the front suspension of a 2000 Chevy

Go Into the Light 104
Upgrading the '11 Ford F-150 with halo and LED lighting from Anzo USA

Just the Basics 108
Adding street style with a new hood and grille with Godfather Customs

Smooth Rear View 114
Swapping the rear bumper for a roll pan makes for instant sporty good looks

Departments

Blessings and Beatings 16

Readers' Rap 18

Throwdown 22

Show Calendar 24

New Products 30

Radical Renderings 34

Tool Of The Month 38

Busted Knuckles 40

Readers' Rides 118

Coming Next Month 125

On The Cover:
After Hugo Vela unveiled his '07 Classic Silverado at the TexMex '11 show, Maxwell "New Guy" Matthewson flew down to McAllen, Texas, to shoot it for the cover. Special thanks to Rob "Mr." Munoz for the killer design work.