Chic Ride


Shelly Tanaka

2001 Chevrolet Xtreme Blazer
Paint Job:

Custom white 3 stage paint job sprayed by Midnight Rod & Custom

A wide range of graphic schemes can be found throughout including flames, pinstriping, graphic rips and slashes within the paint job with artwork resembling metal and rusted bolts. If you look good enough, you'll also find a Mickey Mouse. Tribal flames found up front was sprayed with House of Kolors Metallic Flakes. All artwork done by Luis Art

4.3 liter Vortec V6 incorporating a K&N Filter

Shaved door handles, shaved tail lights, shaved 3rd brake light, shaved rear bumper, shaved back windshield wiper, and custom tail lights incorporating Precision Hardware LED molded into the rear bumper. All Body work done by Midnight Rod & Custom. Orange flamed tint can be found on the front windshield with a Metallic Flake scheme, with titanium flamed tint found within the smoked out quarter panel windows

Dashboard, door panels, back panels, and tailgate panels all sprayed with House of Kolor Metallic flakes covered with a thick coat of clear to keep those dreaded scratches and finger prints away. As for the upholstery, both the driver and passenger seats along with the back seats were covered in double-stitched white vinyl. Miscellaneous areas including the door panels and rear panels were covered with the double-stiched vinyl as well. Headliner was covered in a custom white vinyl, and the original carpet found below was replaced with an aftermarket type. An APC flamed guage face can be found up front to keep it's driver aware of the xtreme's vital functions. Stitch work done by King's Upholstery

2003 Chrome BMW M3 19 x 8 up front, and 19 x 9 1/2 in the rear. Spacers added in the rear to aid in the fitment of the wide 19 x 9 1/2 rims in the rear. Rubbers include Michelin 225/40/ZR19 up front, and 255/35/ZR19 in the rear

Belltech components incorporating spindles and springs up front,and leaf springs and blocks in the rear. 9 inch drop up front with an 8 inch drop in the rear made it necessary to notch the frame at both ends. Bilstein shocks can be found on all four corners to keep the ride smooth

Single in single out incorporating a Flowmaster muffler

Control center for the system includes a Panasonic DVD player incorporating a 7" screen, along with 5" LCD screens found within both the drivers and passenger sides visors which were custom mounted. A Playstation 2 was molded into the dashboard to aid in the entertainment, along with Bose speakers found throughout
Shout Outs:

Thanks to Midnight Rod & Customs, AL's Tinting, Aloha Signs & Graphics, Luis Art, Kings Upholstery, Action Towing, Professional Auto Stereo, and last but not least the Gouveia Brothers