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Tuff Skins: This Video Compilation Of Hard Hits and Great Drives In Tuff Truck Racing Is Awesome

There’s something awesome about Tuff Truck racing at the fair, right? Between the cobbled up trucks, cars that have no business even trying, and the attitude of drivers seeking momentary glory,...

Squarebody Cinema: Check Out This Salesman Training Video On 1974-75 Chevrolet Trucks

Yes, we do want the “Dooley” as much as you do, but that’s jumping ahead. One of the greatly ironic naming conventions in automotive history belongs to GM and the line of trucks...

This 1972 Video Featuring Chevy Trailers And RVs Is So Cool – An El Camino With A 5th Wheel?!

The recreational vehicle and trailer industry in the USA is booming. The pandemic saw many hundreds of thousands of families invest in an RV, a camper, a trailer, and all the stuff that comes along...

2023 Ford Bronco Heritage Edition Released: Retro-Cool Look or Trying Too Hard For Cash?

(By Tom Lohnes) – If you want to compete in sales with the Jeep Wrangler, there has to be a steady flow of special-edition vehicles leaving factory floors alongside the normal versions. Ford...

See A Dragline Rescue A Caterpillar D11 Bulldozer Like It Is A Toy

Mining is not an easy business. It is like the world’s biggest game of sand box Tonka trucks and like in the sand box, sometimes things happen. In this case an operator rolled a Caterpillar D11...

The China Syndrome: Ford Has Released A New 2023 Explorer For The Chinese Market – How Much Of It Is Coming Here?

(By Tom Lohnes) – Ford jut unveiled an “all-new” 2023 Explorer for China, and it might just give us some hints at the refreshed Explorer hitting US shores in 2024. Interesting…. Boasting...

Bigger, Badder…Better? The 2023 Chevrolet Colorado Looks Good On Paper And In The Styling Department

(By Tom Lohnes) – The Chevrolet Colorado has a very short history, but has been a very major player in Chevy’s truck fleet since it came out in 2004, and returned from the dead in 2016....

Better Or Worse: The 2024 Blazer Will Be A Full EV With Up To 557hp – Less Shameful Than Current Model?

(By Tom Lohnes)- The Chevrolet Blazer is sadly in the same club as the Mitsubishi Eclipse. Although less severe than the Mitsubishi, it was once a very cool vehicle that slowly dwindled into...

Suspension Tech Video: Watch The Install Of The New Ridetech Bolt-On Air/Coil Over Suspension For 1965-1979 Ford Trucks!

If there is an era of truck that is totally off the charts popular now it is the “bump side” and “dent side” Fords that people are snatching up as quickly as possible. They...

Fun Money: The 2023 Ford Raptor R Is Incredible But So Isn’t The Asking Price – Does It Deliver?

(By Tom Lohnes) – The third-generation Ford F-150 Raptor is an insane truck. With a massive widebody kit, long-travel FOX racing shocks, and a trombone-style loop in the exhaust to make it...

Ridetech Wins Goodguys Best New Suspension Product Of The Year Award In Columbus With Ford F100 System!

Congratulations to our friends at Ridetech! The whole gang over at Ridetech is thrilled to death with the response to their new F100 suspension system, as Ford fans around the country have been...

Video: The Chevrolet Reveal Of The 2023 Colorado ZR2 Is A Fun Watch Showcasing A Capable Truck

(By Tom Lohnes) – A few days ago, Chevrolet released teaser photos of their newest generation of their midsize Colorado pickup truck and its newest iteration of the ZR2 off-road version, which...

Bucks Up Bug Out Rig: The Upcoming 2023 Mercedes-Benz G63 4×4 Squared Will Tackle Rodeo Drive and The Rubicon

(By Tom Lohnes) – Are you an eccentric millionaire? Do you want to parade around Beverly Hills knowing you have quite possibly the most off-road capable vehicle on sale? Well, Mercedes-Benz...

Legend At Work: Watch Bigfoot One Hammer Through A Mud Pit Back In 1988 – The Roar Of The Engine Rules

There’s a lot to love here. Firstly we have Bigfoot 1, the coolest truck ever built in the history of mankind. Then there is a long and gumbo filled mud-pit which looks like it has swallowed up...