I sold those 20's and was riding on some stock wheels, old tires. I let a friend of mine drive it one night and we hit a slick spot and he lost control. We went up the curb and just off the sidewalk but there was a telephone pole there. We didn't hit the pole but we were going about 40mph and the poles guide wire got hooked under the bed/fender just behind the right rear tire and BAM! my bed was completely ripped off of the truck and was thrown about 20feet back into the middle lane of traffic. We were riding in the right lane of a 6 lane street(3 lanes each way). The bed landed in the 2nd lane from the sidewalk. My air supply was mounted in my bed so the truck instantly was on the ground like in the picture, just without the bed on it. My friend was mad at himself and said he would sell his mustang that he is building to pay for the damage. I was never mad and told him he was not going to do that. Luckily I have all the mods insured and my insurance has payed to have all the work done again. I am just glad that no other vehicles were involved and no one was hurt.
Actually that event was at the track in Seguin, Tx. It was the 2003 'LS1 shootout'. I was there to checkout other fast trucks and see what mine ran since I had not been to the track since I had the transmission rebuilt and got a higher stall converter. The weather was humid as hell and I was disappointed with the 1/4 mile e.t./mph. Anyway, the truck is coming along decently. The bed has been shaved except for the tailgate and was delivered to EKMW last week. Once it is bodydropped the whole truck is going back to the paint shop. I haven't decided if I am going to have the cab repainted too. My insurance is through Nationwide. They added coverage to my truck for all the mods but it also cost me an extra $80.00 a month. I was paying $212.00/month since the truck was completed but I recently tured 25 and that $212.00 went down to $112.00 and everything is still covered. If anyone wants to try to get insurance through them their local phone number(for Austin,Tx) is 512-328-8786.
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