Showcase Truck 1998 Toyota Tacoma

Showcase Truck 1998 Toyota Tacoma

by April 28, 2015

May Showcase Truck
1998 Toyota Tacoma



Mark & Crystal Zarate

San Antonio, TX

Severed Ties



  • LS2 mated with a 4L60e trans
  • Camp Cams camshaft
  • Performance Products polished intake
  • MSD ignition coil packs
  • PSI conversion LS wiring harness
  • Aluminum radiator
  • Sanderson headers
  • Magnaflow stainless steel exhaust and mufflers
  • Vintage Air Frontrunner engine drive system
  • Lokar engine and transmission dip sticks
  • Ford 9-inch rear narrowed
  • Painless performance 18-circuit wire harness
  • Kinetic battery
  • Performed by the owner



  • Front: 1993 Toyota pickup front clip
  • Rear: Custom built 4-link with control arms built by Von
  • Procomp shocks
  • Vlair 444 compressors
  • Full custom-built frame
  • Accu-Air e-Level full air management package with Touchpad and iLevel WiFi receiver
  • Classic Performance Products big brake kit and booster
  • Performed by owner



  • 5-inch and 20×12-inch intro Twisted Vistas with custom airbrushing
  • Nitto INVO



  • Roll down back window from a Toyota 4-Runner
  • Sunroof from a 2003 Chevy Cavalier
  • Suicide right-side door
  • Completely shaved with custom Kindig-It door handles
  • Custom one-off Grant Kustoms front bumper
  • Grant Kustoms rear skin with LED taillights
  • Bushwacker fender flares
  • Street Scene mirrors
  • Shaved under hood, firewall, bed, all smoothed
  • Custom front wheel tubs
  • Custom front-end brace
  • Sheet metal bed floor
  • Performed by owner
  • Full DuPont graphics painted by fellow ST club member Patrick Reed




  • Lebanon Bonney custom seat frames
  • Custom right hand drive dash built by owner
  • Flaming River steering column
  • Colorado Customs steering wheel
  • Dakota Digital VHX universal gauge cluster
  • Vintage Air Gen IV AC unit with billet controls
  • Custom center console and full Kicker stereo system
  • Interior wrapped by Jerry Vincent at Jerry’s Custom Upholstery
  • Kenwood DNN990 head unit
  • Kicker Audio mids and highs
  • 8-inch Kicker subwoofers built into custom center console
  • Kicker amps custom-mounted behind seats
  • Dynamat sound deadening material
  • Stereo done by Anthony Pena and owner


Credit: Street Trucks Magazine May 2015

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