Garage Tours: Cruising lowriders at Miranda’s Custom Cars
There aren't many things in the realm of cars that are foreign to Chris Forsberg. But lowriders and hydraulics are some of those things, so Forsberg decided to get an education in lowriders from one of the best shops in the country for just that on this new episode of Garage Tours.
In this episode Forsberg visits Miranda’s Custom Car shop in Phoenix, Arizona—a lowrider shop driven by the passionate mechanic Luis Miranda whose built a reputation for attention to detail and artistic paintwork. Luis’ affection and commitment to custom lowriders and the lowrider culture runs deep. Miranda handles every process of the vehicle’s fabrications from sourcing parts to engine fabrications, custom upholstery, paintwork, and of course, hydraulics.
Forsberg gets a tour of the yard where vehicles, including some long lean ’58 and ’59 Impalas, are waiting for their transformation. Inside we see works in progress and lowriders in the final stages of customization. And finally! Forsberg gets his first ride in slammed down to the ground lowrider.