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found this in the sept issue of www.gaugemagazine.com

Trent VanArsdalen
Baltimore, Ohio
2005 GMC Canyon

Why did you build your Ride?


To have the ultimate tailgating machine

How Long Have You Been in the Sport?


Way too long

Previous Rides:


Chevy Colorado, Suburban, Caviler, S10.

What would you like to build next?


A Buick

Photographer:


Toby Mosholder

Engine

Make Chevy


Year 2005


# of Cylinders 5


Engine Modifications AirAid throttle body spacer


Engine Add-Ons Engine cover and dual tube air intake, Pi-thon hose clamps, Throttle body spacer, and Corsa exhaust


Any Chrome or Polish?


Engine Builder/ Shop: Trent’s Trick upholstery fabricated the engine cover.



Driveline

Transmission Builder/ Shop
Bowler transmission installed



Chassis

Stock or Custom? Stock


Mods to the Frame: Progressive Automotive control arms.


Inches of lift or drop? Please specify! 7 inches drop


Who did the Mods to the Frame? Progressive Automotive


Front Shocks: Air Ride Tech Shockwaves


4-Link: Air Ride Tech 3-Link


Compressor model and Brand: Air Zenith


Number of Valves and Size: E-ride Digital controller


Wheels and Tires

Front Wheel Type: Bonspeed Wildthang

Size: 20”x 8”

Tire Size:


Rear Wheel Type: Bonspeed Wildthang

Size: 22” x 8”

Tire Size:



Paint

Paint Color: Champagne, Red, and Yellow all custom mixed


Type of Paint: Valspar/ House of Kolor.


Describe Graphics, including paint colors and types: Champagne and red two tone with yellow flames all base clear.


Painted By: Aaron Lynch of Lynch Concepts. Chillicothe, Ohio


Graphics By: Aaron Lynch



Body

Hood: Reflexxion 2” steel cowl induction


Grille: Trenz


Bumpers: Street scene front cover


Add On Accessories: Street scene side skirts, electric mirrors, Hidden trailer hitch. Freedom Grill hitch mounted

custom grill. L.E.D. bulbs by Spiderlite. ARE Tonneau Cover, Rostra back up sensors.

Body Mods: Custom door handles and tailgate handle, Left swing tailgate. Tailgate skin.


Body Mods By: Lowe Body Customs and Naked Sculpture.



Interior

Dashboard: Wrapped in Optima leather


Gauges: Custom Speedo cluster by US Speedo


Steering Wheel: Cascade steering wheel by Flaming River


Console: Custom by Trent himself


Head Unit: Dual XDVD8170 multi format


Amps: Kicker SX Series


Speakers: Kicker SS6.5 components and s12L7 subs


Video System: Dualav and 27” Westinghouse LCD Flatscreen


Stereo Installed By: Trent


Seats : Custom by Trent


Window Tint %: Yellow with flames on windshield


Trunk / Bed : Red Optima leather and kicker audio and Westinghouse Video.


Describe Upholstery Material/ Color Scheme: Red Optima leather and Gross point carpet by interior supply.


Any Other Interior Mods: Dash trim kit by woodcorp


Upholstered By: Trent @ Trent’s Trick Upholstery.



Special Thanks: GMC, Bob Kern, McCullough PR, Dave Planton, Josh Cyrus, Steve, Chad, Lit’l Bill, Uncle Gary, and Dave Bennett.























































































A word from Trent's sponsors...

POWERTRAIN

* Factory engine with custom engine cover fabricated by Trent’s Trick Upholstry.

www.trentstrickupholstry.com

* Bowler Transmission

www.bowlertransmission.com

* AirAid air intake and throttle body spacer.

www.airaid.com

* Hose clamps provided by Pi-Thon
* www.pi-thon.com

* Cool-Tube Extreme provided by Design Engineering.

www.designengineering.com

Chassis

* Air Ride Technologies

www.ridetech.com

* Control arms and chassis work by Progressive Automotive.

www.progressiveautomotive.com

* Air pumps by Air Zenith

www.air-zenith.com

* Brakes by Stainless Steel Brake Corp.

www.stainlesssteelbrakes.com

Exterior

* Portable grill provided by Freedom Grill.

www.freedomgrill.com

* Paint Equipment provided by SATA.

www.sata.com

* Accurate window tint

Pickerington , Ohio

* Paint: custom mixed champagne, red and yellow by Valspar/House of Kolor.

www.valspar.com

* Painter: Aaron Lynch of Lynch Concepts

Chillicothe, Ohio

* Bumper cover, side skirts, electric mirrors hidden trailer hitch provided by street scene.

www.streetsceneeq.com

* Color-forged Wildthang rims- 20” front & 22” rear provided by Bonspeed/USA wheels

www.bonspeed.com

* Wrapped in BFGoodrich tires.

www.bfgoodrichtires.com

* Lug nuts provided by Topline.
* www.tradeunion.com/toplineproducts.com

* Custom fabricated door handles and left swing tailgateby Dave Dean of Lowe Body Customs.

www.lowebodycustoms.com

* Custom fabricated tailgate door for tailgate accessories by Dan Dreisbach of Naked Sculpture.

www.naked-sculpture.com

* Custom taillight bulbs provided by Spiderlite.

www.spiderlite.com

* Steel hood by Reflexxion.

www.reflexxion.com

* ARE tonneau cover.

www.4are.com

* Rostra back up sensors

www.rostra.com

* Custom billet accessories by Trenz.

www.trenz.com

* Corsa exhaust

www.corsaperformance.com

* Special hot sauce provided by Mad Anthony’s a Michael Anthony product.

www.madanthonycafe.com

* Hot sauce produced by Mike & Diane’s Gourmet Kitchen.

www.mikeanddianes.com

Interior

* Interior design and install by Trent’s Tick Upholstry.

www.trentstrickupholstry.com

* Optima Leather and Gross point carpet provided by Interior Supply & Services.

www.interior-supply.com

* Dash Trim by Woodview Corp.

www.woodcorp.com

* Custom Speedometer cluster by US Speedo.

www.usspeedo.com

* Stereo equipment provided by Kicker/Stillwater Design.

www.kicker.com

* Multi video unit provided by Dual Electronics.

www.dualav.com

* Cascade steering wheel by Flaming River.

www.flamingriver.com

* 27” LCD Flat screen TV by Westinghouse.

www.westinghousedigital.com
 
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