Raybestos & Corey Miller Team Up for the Texas Rattlesnake 2014 Toyota Tundra
Jul 21, 2013
Tattoo Artist Corey Miller and Raybestos Brake & Chassis Build and Bring Texas Rattlesnake 2014 Toyota Tundra Out From The Pit and Into Your Garage With Fourth Annual Custom Build Give Away
For the fourth year, we at Raybestos Brake & Chassis are giving away a custom build, but for the first time, the sweepstakes vehicle will be a truck. That truck is none other than the 2014 Toyota Tundra that Corey, known for his amazing free-hand custom tattoos, is being given free artistic reign over.
Miller is world-renowned for, among many other things, his signature dragon tattoos. So, when we at Raybestos Brake & Chassis brought him the brand new 2014 Toyota Tundra to give a custom paint job, both we and Corey thought we knew for sure what direction he’d take it.
Once Corey and Raybestos Brake & Chassis got an up close look at the 2014 Toyota Tundra and learned more about it, however, we realized that the truck was closer to a more real, terrifying and American reptile – The Texas Rattlesnake.
“As a tattoo artist, the canvas speaks to me,” Miller says.
The 2014 Toyota Tundra is what is speaking to Miller right now, specifically the one of a kind custom one that we’re building and giving away at here at the Raybestos Brake & Chassis official site, Raybestos.com this fall.
You may know Toyota as a Japanese company, but the 2014 Toyota Tundra is Texas-made and built to conquer the harshest of terrain. The 2014 Toyota Tundra is rigged to rip through anything in its path, with rattlesnake-like power and speed.
“I’m thinking of the rattler peeling out, ripping forward on the truck, kind of horse collar,” Miller says of what he has planned to draw and paint on the Raybestos Brake & Chassis 2014 Toyota Tundra Build.
“This truck is going to be gritting its fangs and screaming forward just like a rattlesnake does when it strikes – absolutely shredding it. My buddy showed me a video of the truck a while back just hauling ass through the desert, doing amazing things, all the stuff boys want to do in a car that could end up killing you (laughs). Looking at that video, looking at the truck, I saw it eating up dirt and just attacking. That’s what the rattlesnake is going to be doing.”
The 2014 Toyota Tundra Build is certainly equipped to tear apart any ancient raptor. The L.A. Ink-featured artist and his Southern California Six Feet Under tattoo shop are known around the world and he’s using his style and vision to make sure the Rattlesnake looks as gnarly on the outside as it is under the hood.
The transition from skin to machine excites Miller. “It’s exciting to me because it’s something I’ve never done,” Corey says.
“I’ve never painted a car and now I get to have this enormous, bitching brand-new truck as my canvas.
“This is taking my artwork as a tattooist to a whole other level. This is taking the art out of the box. To do a truck like this is better than doing a tattoo because it will be driving around everywhere and people will be taking pictures of it. It’s a big pressure on me to draw something that people will like. I can’t rest on the fact that people like my tattoos. I’m not satisfied, and this project is really motivating me.”
To enter to win our custom Raybestos Brake & Chassis’ 2013 Build of the 2014 Toyota Tundra, visit Raybestosgarage.com/contest/.
For more information on Raybestos brand brake or chassis parts, visit www.Raybestos.com or call 800-323-0354.
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