The Road to SEMA 2023

Posted by Derrick Lovell on

We're excited to bring to SEMA a couple of Hotshot Offroad builds this year! We've been working diligently on them over the past year to bring fully capable and daily-driven trucks to this year's show. Below is a quick pick-list overview of what we have completed on these trucks. Be on the lookout for full writeups on a lot of these products, and make sure to follow our socials as more info trickles out!


2022 F150 Tremor

  • Suspension
    • Icon CDCV 2.5 Front and Rear shocks
    • Icon Billet Upper Control Arms
    • Icon RXT Raptor Leaf Packs
    • Maxtrax 2" Drop Shackles
    • Timbren Active Offroad Bump Stops 
  • Wheels and Tires
    • KMC XRS 17x9 +18mm Triple Black Wheels
    • Fuel Gripper MT 35x12.5x17 Tires
  • Lighting
    • Headlights
      • Diode Dynamic Elite Max Headlights
    • Roof Rack Light Bar/Zone Lights
      • Diode Dynamics 8-Pod SS5 Sport Crosslink
      • Diode Dynamics SSC2 Pro zone lighting
    • Ditch Lights
      • Diode Dynamics SS3 Max w/ C1 pro and brackets
    • Front Bumper Light Bar
      • Custom Diode Dynamics SS3 Pro 7 Pod Light Bar
    • Fog Lights
      • Custom Diode Dynamics SS3 Max and SSC2 Pros with Diode Roll Bar mounts and custom made brackets
    • Rock Lights
      • Diode Dynamic 6 pod RGBW Rock lights mounted in the wheel wells and underside of the truck
    • Bed Rack
      • SSC1 Pros on exterior and Diode Dynamic Rock Lights on underside
    • Rear Bumper Lights
      • Diode Dynamics SSC2 Pro reverse kit with 7-Pin connector
  • Armor
    • White Knuckle Off-Road Rock Sliders
    • RCI Full Aluminum Skid Plates w/ Catalytic Converter Guards
    • ADD Pro Bolt on Front Bumper
    • ADD Pro Bolt on Rear Bumper
  • Racks
    • Roof Rack - Sherpa Storm
    • Bed Rack - RCI HD Aluminum
  • Bed Cover
    • RetraxOne-MX 
  • Roof Top Tent
    • iKamper Mini
  • Exterior Accessories
    • Charvonia Designs Bed Tie Downs
    • Charvonia Designs Roof Rack Tie Downs
    • Tork Strap Platinum Straps
    • Scrubblade Wipers
    • Custom Tremor Vent Badges by Badge King
    • MaxTraxx Recover Boards
    • Roto Pax Gas & Water Containers
    • Pelican Vault Rugged Cases w/ Custom Gas Struts
    • Ford Performance Front Grill
    • Husky Liners Rear Well Guards
  • Performance Modifications
    • Livernois 93 Performance Tune
    • Livernois Intercooler
    • S&B Cold Air Intake
    • J&L Oil Catch Can
    • PPE Differential Cover
    • PPE Transmission Pan
    • Corsa Sport Catback Exhaust
  • Interior Modifications
    • Leather
      • Clazzio Custom Perforated stitched Leather Seat Covers w/ custom Logo design in the headrest 
    • Stereo
      • MTI Acoustics Custom Behind the Seat Sub Enclosure
      • JL Audio 10TW3 Subwoofer
      • JL RD900/5 Amplifier
      • Focal Ford Inside Door speakers and tweeters
      • MTI Acoustics Shorty Amp Rack
      • Audio Control LC6i 
      • Sound Shield sound dampening on rear part of the cab and all doors
      • Plug-N-Play kits Harness for OEM Factory Radio Integration
    • Interior Accessories
      • Built Right Industries Pro Dash Mount Kit
      • Built Right Industires Rear Seat Release Kit
      • Husky Liners X-Act Floor Liners
  • Wrap
    • 3M Avery Vinyl Wrap in Matte Military Green, Black, and Grey w/ the Hotshot Log in Orange

A huge thank you to the following companies for sponsoring this build

  • Diode Dynamics
  • White Knuckle Off-Road
  • Charvonia Designs
  • Scrubblade Wipers
  • PPE (Pacific Performance Engineering)
  • Clazzio Leather
  • Livernois Motorsports


2021 Toyota Tundra

  • Suspension
    • Icon CDEV 2.5 Front and Rear shocks
    • Icon Billet Upper Control Arms
    • Coachbuilder Tie Rod Ends (anodized red)
    • Icon RXT Leaf Packs (set to Option 2)
    • Coachbuilder +2 Shackles
    • Icon Rear Hydrobumps
    • Durobumps Front Bump Stops
    • SS Extended Rear Brake Lines 
  • Wheels and Tires
    • Icon Rebound Bronze 18x9 +25mm
    • Mickey Thompson Baja Boss A/T 295/70/18 Tires
  • Lighting
    • Headlights
      • OEM LED Tundra headlights – Custom molded acrylic amber lenses internally. Goal was active and passive DRL, and I think we nailed it.
    • Roof Rack Light Bar
      • Custom Diode Dynamics SS3 light bar. 15 pods stitched together with one single piece of CNC aluminum. Outside and inside zones able to be switched independently.
    • Ditch Lights
      • Diode Dynamics SS3 Max
    • Front Bumper Light Bar
      • Diode Dynamics Stage Series SS30 bar – Amber Combo
    • Fog Lights
      • Diode Dynamics SS3 Max – Amber Fog
    • Chase Lights
      • SSC2 Sport – Yellow/Combo - Adjustable brightness in 10% increments
    • Bed Rack Scene Lighting – 4x Diode Dynamics Rock lights – Override switch wired into bed of truck for anytime access to lights
  • Rear Bumper Lights
    • Diode Dynamics SSC2 Pro – Yellow/Flood
  • Armor
    • Cali Raised LED sliders – Powdercoated main slider with bedcoated top plates
    • CBI Rear Bumper w/ Custom Top Plates
    • SSO Slimline Bumper
  • Racks
    • Roof Rack - Sherpa Big Bear w/ Half Fairing
    • Bed Rack – Xtrusion Overland bed rack
  • Bed Cover
    • RetraxOne XR 
  • Roof Top Tent
    • iKamper SkyCamp Mini 3.0
  • Exterior Accessories
    • Charvonia Designs Bed Tie Downs
    • Charvonia Designs Track System Tie Downs
    • Scrubblade Platinum Wipers
  • Performance Modifications
    • DirtyDeeds 10” Exhaust
    • Overland Tailor Tune
  • Electrical Management
    • Garmin Powerswitch
  • Interior Modifications
    • Leather
      • Clazzio Custom Perforated stitched Leather Seat Covers w/ custom Logo design in the headrest 
  • Vinyl Design and installation completed by SCS Wraps in Bozeman, MT

A big thank you goes out to the following companies who sponsored this build!

  • Diode Dynamics
  • ICON Vehicle Dynamics
  • Charvonia Designs
  • Scrubblade Wipers
  • MESO Customs
  • 3D Protolabs


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