1. What People Love The Most About Our Custom Truck Shows

    The screech of burning rubber. The deafening blast of multiple subwoofers. The billowing tire smoke. The pride of owning and maintaining a clean, unique vehicle. These are dynamics that you’ll encounter when you attend one of our custom car shows in Texas, and takeaway experiences from people who …Read More

  2. Why We Love Mini Trucks So Much

    It’s not too uncommon that we get asked the following question, “Why mini trucks? Why pour money into customizing a truck that you can’t even take off road?” Sure, it’s true that mini trucks don’t see much action off the paved road. However, mini truck culture is still massively popular …Read More

  3. The History Of The Mini Truck In America

    The History of the Mini Truck In America

    Mini trucks didn’t get popular out of nowhere. Over time, compact pickup trucks started to gain traction for practical and aesthetic-based reasons and now, we celebrate the advent of the mini truck through custom car shows like the upcoming Corpus Christi Heat Wave. David MacDonald, founder of Hea…Read More

  4. What You May Not Have Known About Corpus Christi

    This Texas city tucked alongside the coast of the Gulf of Mexico holds somewhat of a special place in our hearts here at Heat Wave Inc. If you’ve attended the Corpus Christi Heat Wave before in recent years, then you’ll know why we’re so partial to this area of Texas and that’s because the c…Read More

  5. The Pfall Chili Pfest Is Right Around the Corner!

    If you’re a custom car enthusiast and you enjoy your fair share of chili, then we have great news for you! Pflugerville is hosting its 11th annual Pfall Chili Pfest and there’s going to be much more than chili at this cook-off event. As a perfect place to showcase your custom truck or other vehi…Read More

  6. What’s More Exciting Than a Burnout or Hydraulic Contest?

    Here’s the answer to that question: not much. Once you’ve experienced the sheer tire-screeching thrill that is a burnout competition at our Texas custom truck shows, well, you’ll know that little to nothing compares from a spectator standpoint. As a participant, it probably is just about one o…Read More

  7. Welcome To The Heatwave Blog!

    For those of you who are heavily involved in the custom car show scene down here in Texas, you probably know what Heat Wave is and who we are. Uniting car and truck enthusiasts since 1989, we’re proud to spread our roots in Austin, TX, beginning with the very first Custom Sounds Texas Heat Wave ca…Read More