FEATURE VEHICLES - Results from #36
November 16, 2018

Tikimax - 2016 Chevy Silverado 2500

Building a truck of this caliber, showcasing it at SEMA and getting it featured in…
November 16, 2018

Christopher Polvoorde

Christopher Polvoorde isn’t your average 18-year-old kid. While many kids his age are barely trying…
October 19, 2018

So Cal Cruiser - 2017 Jeep Wrangler

When you work for DUB Magazine, you see inspiration all around you. From the pages…
October 19, 2018

White Knight - 2017 Ford F-250 4x4 Lariat

There comes a time when you stop being a spectator and get into the action.…

FEATURE VEHICLES

People reinvent themselves all the time, and the same holds true in the automotive world. Custom builds can transform into new iterations each year, allowing builders to test their creativity and skills without having to consistently shell out major paper for a new ride with each and every build. Such was the case for Jesus Aguiñiga and his 2010 Toyota Tundra.

Your very first build is always the most challenging. Just finally going out and starting it can be the most difficult part of it all, but it’s worth it in the end. Octavio “Tavo” Magana experienced this first hand after waiting a couple of years for the right timing to present itself, and 2016 was finally the year he finally came around to customizing a Jeep.

When you’re a heavy hitter in the off-road Jeep game, you have the biggest brands in the industry knocking at your door for collaborations, which was the case for Doetsch Off-Road. When BOLT Lock needed a badass display vehicle to showcase their newest products, they knew Dave Doetsch would do more than just deliver a customized Jeep – he’d go above and beyond to create an attention-grabbing build that would turn heads at any marketing event or car show it attends.

Ralph Holguin has a long history of blending the lines of street rods, lowriders, luxury and Pro-Touring style builds and developing his own unique custom rides. Such was the case with one of his more recent builds - a 1962 Lincoln Continental that garnered more than 3 million views on social media.

You might recall the name J.J. “DocZilla” Dubec from Issue 98, having gawked at his envious 2013 Liberty Walk Ferrari 458 (and of course his Liberty Walk Nissan GT-R) and now the doctor/automotive connoisseur is back with a killer Jeep Wrangler JK.

Jake Mitchell Mitchell, of Jake’s Custom Diesel, was the mastermind behind a 6-door Ford F-450 conversion called Poseidon’s Wrath, which was also one of our previous cover features. And now, he’s outdone himself with his latest creation dubbed “Iron Max.” As the name suggests, this build started out as a Duramax-powered 2015 Chevy Silverado 3500 HD Dually and was transformed into a custom 6-door show stopper that the Oklahoma-based shop is renown for.

That’s exactly the same feeling some adults get when they go mud bogging – an off-road motorsport that doesn’t get the attention it deserves. For those not familiar with mud bogging, mudding or mud running, it’s when you drive your rig through a pit of mud or a track filled with mud, with winners being determined by how far they can get through the mud or whoever completes the run in the shortest amount of time. And it doesn’t even have to be a competition...

Thursday, 26 January 2017 21:59

PRIM8TE Jeep JK8

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JK8s are increasingly popular builds in the off-road customization scene. Not only do they provide the ruggedness of a Jeep, but they also offer the look and convenience of a truck, combing for a two-for-one custom! When Rigid Industries challenged Tim Mills of Custom Motor Concepts for a unique build to have in their booth at SEMA 2015, he knew it had to be a JK8 from the start. “We had to come up with something that would stand out amongst all of the different show vehicles that would be present at SEMA,” he describes. “My idea was to simply build a vehicle that would be more comfortable out in the elements than it was in a show setting. This vehicle was built to be used and abused.”
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 01:19

Ol Yeller

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Greg Yount has been a truck guy from day one. With a dad who was heavy into hot rod drag racing, it was only natural for him to grow up with that same passion.
In the customization game, it’s all about making your ride stand out from the rest, choosing the right parts to make that happen or just fabricating your own. Fab Fours is well known for creating their own mods that are anything but ordinary.
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 00:36

Rapture

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The name Keg Media has clout in the custom off-road scene, rendering some of the toughest rigs around. Each year they're constantly whipping out insane builds and owner Robbie Bryant is at the helm of it all.
Angela Burgess is a country girl at heart, growing up with mud riding, off-road excursions and trucks.

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