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It’s been about three yearssince Bryant Carino, of South Gate, California, first obtained this ’86 ChevyBlazer. At that time he had a custom lowrider but it was stolen and Bryant wasdoomed to take the bus to work… At least, that was until his boss offered tosell this little work SUV to Bryant for $500. Not a bad price for a dailyget-around ride, but Bryant had plans to go a lot further with the Blazer,especially with his big love for the lowriding lifestyle.
After about $15,000 inupgrades, the updated look is what you see here, but Bryant says he’s not doneyet and that his new additions will be seen at some of the Lowrider Magazine carshows this season. His father helped him with the engine rebuild and Juan atGolden Plating in Santa Fe Springs, California helped with chrome plating almosteverything that could be plated. Without the love, help and support of hismother, father, Frank and Davonne, this ride wouldn’t be where it’s at now,making the competition Green with Envy!
Green with Envy
Owner: Bryant Carino
Vehicle:’86 Chevy Blazer
City/State:South Gate, California
Engine/Drivetrain:Stock V6 with chrome upgrades
Body/Paint:Before paint,Jorge of Atlas Auto in South Gate, California shaved the door handles, installed a roll pan and suicide door. A green flake paintjob was ultimately sprayed over the body. Dennis Jones of Jones Lettering in Whittier,California did his talents with pinstriping and gold leafing.
Interior:Julio of E &J Upholstery in Whittier, California fabricated tweed and vinyl upholsteryover the seats, dash, floor, headliner and door panels in a matching greenand white color scheme
Sound System:Bryant,himself, installed the audio and video entertainment system consisting of a Clarion head unit, two Fosgate amplifiers, Fosgate crossover, Kenwoodtweeters and mid-range speakers, JL Audio woofers, and two TV monitors forthe DVD viewing.
Setup: David at Kustom Works in Whittier, California installed a custom airbag suspension with four chrome air tanks.
Tires: Maxxum Radial
Wheels:14×7 anodized LA Wires with hand-engraved gold Zenith spinners