The Jeep J10 is a storied vehicle – one that diehard Jeep fans admire for its rugged capabilities in a coveted truck form. The pickup truck was made by AMC spanning from 1974 to 1983 and featured in a variety of trim options, including the Honcho, Golden Eagle and 10-4 packages. It was touted as Jeep’s “performance truck” until its final days.
Chris Pate is a superhero in the eyes of his son. What’s his super power, you ask? Taking ordinary rigs and transforming them into vehicles worthy of superhero expeditions! With his son Trent being the biggest fan of his truck builds, Chris made sure to take his little man’s requests when building his two favorite rigs.
Every custom truck owner wants to have the best ride possible and puts 110% into making that happen. Chase O’Krinsky of Premier Offroad & Performance in Katy, TX, knows too well the work, time and commitment needed to build the “best ride” around. For his latest project, he wanted something that straddled the line of a show truck and daily driver, coming up with Premier 2.0.
Roman Racela is a veteran in the aftermarket industry having worked for a couple of major tire manufacturers as, well as on LFTD & LVLD’s staff for several years. He knows a thing or two (or more) about what makes a vehicle stand out.
What happens when a daily driven Jeep gets a bit more detail than anticipated? It becomes a show-stopping custom, of course! That’s exactly what happened for Janessa and Calvin Chapleau.
When you’re the wife of a car customizer, sometimes you take a back seat to long hours wrenching on rigs, the dreaded SEMA crunch and all the weekend shows your spouse attends for marketing.