The Cinco De Mayo issue of Lowrider Magazine has been out for a little while now, so if you haven’t picked it up, do so today!

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Photos by: Reinaldo Robinson
Model: Mercedes Terrell

May 2005’s cover car belongs to Herman Oliva of Oxnard, California. His ’61 Chevy Impala convertible is super clean and ready for fun under the sun!

Check out the complete article and pictorial (with the lovely cover model, Mercedes Terrell) in the May issue of Lowrider Magazine!

In the meantime, check out this month’s exclusive outtakes right here on LowriderMagazine.com!

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Tha Undisputed
Owner:Herman Oliva
Vehicle:’61 ChevroletImpala
City/State:Oxnard,California
Club:Individuals – Ventura chapter
Engine/Drivetrain:Chevy 348-c.i.d. with Tri-carb, stock tranmission, Powerglide and dual exhaust. The engine builder was Herman Oliva
Body/Paint:Jesse Espinoza of Jesse & Sons Auto Body in Oxnard, California, handled the necessary body and prep work for the paint. A Chromo base was laid down before a white and jewel blue color scheme was ultimately sprayed over the body.
Interior:Stock two-toneblue with pepper blue carpet
Sound System: Chris of Custom Car Sounds in Ventura, California, installed an Alpine CDA-7965 head unit, PPI amplifier and crossover, ADS midrange and tweeters to blast the sounds and JL Audio subwoofers to handle the bass.
Suspension:Chico of M&M Hydraulics in Gardena, California, installed four chrome hydraulic pumps, three Adel square dumps, 12 deep cycle batteries and four switches, with 6-inch cylinders in the front and 14-inchers in the rearsitting on 1-ton springs. The X-frame was completely reinforced.
Tires:P155/80-R13 General whitewall
Wheels:13×7 Dayton (powdercoatedwith Zenith spinners)