Donks, Boxes and Bubbles Defined

Hi Risers See What’s New! Hi-risers are broken into three different categories: Donks, Boxes and Bubbles.

Donks, Boxes and Bubbles Defined: The Hi Rise Donks, Boxes and Bubbles craze began in South Florida, then spread through out the south and is now on the west coast. Donks have become mainstream especially in the Hip-Hop Culture including many of the celebrity rappers. Donks, Boxes or Bubbles can be spotted by their bright colored expensive paint jobs, flashy interiors, powerful engines and large custom wheels. These Hi Risers are lifted to fit huge 22 to 28 inch custom rims. The trend is to take Donks to new heights not only with big rims but with custom Donk paint jobs.

What is a Donk? A Donk can be any 1970s American made Hi-Riser sedan with a custom built suspension that give it functionality along with a monster truck stance. Generally speaking though a Custom Donk is a mid 1970’s Impala, Caprice or Monte Carlo wearing big shoes. Donks on 30s are common. Donks on 40 inch rims are coming soon. 1970-1979 Chevrolet Impala For Sale

1973 Chevrolet Caprice
Donk – 1973 Chevrolet Caprice

What is a Box Donk? A Box Donk can be any 1980s American made Hi-Riser sedan. Boxed Donk’s are also built with a custom suspension. As a rule a Box Donk is a mid 1980’s Impala, Caprice or Monte Carlo sporting increasing large wheels associated with the hip-hop style. Chevrolet will never match the inventiveness of some Chevy Donk car owners. Decent 1980s Chevy Impala’s or a sharp restorable 2 door hard top Caprice start at $3,000. Unbelievable However, custom Chevy donks on big rims can cost $30,000 to $60,000 after customization. 1980-1989 Chevrolet Impala For Sale

1986 Chevrolet Monte Carlo
Box Donk – 1986 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

What is a Bubble Donk? Any 1990s Impala or 1990s Caprices are considered a Bubble Donk because of the rounded front and rear fenders. Bubble Chev Donk cars are more plentiful and look great with 26 inch rims and rubberband tires. Consider Donks with Spinner Rims on your Bubble Donk. 1990-1999 Chevrolet Impala For Sale

1992 Chevrolet Impala
Bubble Donk – 1992 Chevrolet Impala

These body styles all sport a different typical hip hop donk cars. The Suspension on a donk custom is raised to accommodate the typical 26 inch rims on a donk. The new trend builders are using is larger lift kits in order to fit up to 40 inch rims on a Donk Chevy. Why be low (YBLO) when you can ride on skinnies and big rims for donks cars. Now go look for a hi-riser in a neighborhood near you or build one.

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