.

the car junkie daily magazine.

.

Category Archive: Craigslist Find, FORD, TRUCKS

Travel Well: This 1978 Ford F-150 Is Prepared To Be The Perfect Summer Travel Rig!

God’s honest truth, I didn’t look at this 1978 Ford F-150 Ranger Lariat as a potential BangShift feature when I first started looking at it. I didn’t see it that way. I saw this...

World-Traveled: This 1987 Jeep J-10 Needs A Stable Home After Years Of Roaming!

What caught my eye when I found this 1987 Jeep J-10 is how clean it is. Not many Jeep trucks look this good no matter what year they are, and this one being right at the end of production, born right...

Big Boss: Chuckles Garage’s “Old Smokey” Ford Beds In Hoonigan’s New Burn Yard

So, Hoonigan got a new place where they can enjoy all of the automotive hijinks and delinquent acts they can tolerate without pissing off the neighbors. Irwindale Speedway gave them a plot to set up...

Then Vs. Now: Putting The Very First Cummins Ram Against The Latest

I’ll be the first in line to say that trucks of the last two decades are both leaps and bounds over their older forms, and yet somehow are worse in many, many regards. We certainly are not...

The “WTF?” Files: Is This 2005 Jeep Wrangler X The Best Jeep Ever?

Cale Smith gets the award for the farthest my eyebrows have raised in the “WTF” face motion to date from me. And they did it all with one 2005 Jeep Wrangler X. Not the Jeep...

Money No Object: 1978 International Scout II – As Good As They Get!

1978 wasn’t the greatest time to be a fan of performance cars. It was, however, perfect timing if you had a thing for off-roaders. Look back at the options: K5 Blazer and Jimmy, Ramcharger and...

Rough Start: Hunting For A Holden One Tonner Via Gumtree

Another day, another shift in the ever-fluid saga of the story titled, “What do I want to drive today?” What can I say, I’m like an addict…not only do I need another fix, I...

The “WTF?” Files: Ever Heard Of The Corporate Concepts Lieutenant Truck?

While it might not appear to be an issue when you look at what prowls the Interstates of America, one issue that is a problem for many truck owners is length. While lately it seems that the problem...

MORE: CHEVY, TRUCKS

Squarebody Shopping: This 1977 Chevrolet C10 Is Over-The-Top And Well Done

We love our square-body GM trucks around here. How can you not? General Motors might have made some serious false steps along the way, like killing the Fiero when it got good, killing the F-body when...

Rough Start: Here’s How You Go Over The Budget Properly: Big Block Blazer!

It isn’t everyday I choose to bypass the budget part of the Rough Start series. Five thousand dollars should be plenty of coin to find and fix up something that will, at the very least, make...

How Would You Build It: 1977 Dodge Ramcharger SE

I love picking your brains on build ideas, readers. I’m stuck in my ways…I see a certain vehicle, I have a build plan ready to go. Maybe two if I’ve thought about it. But that...

FCA Has Brought Back The Warlock – Needs More Hemi And More Stakebed!

Call me a little bit suspicious if you must, but there is something quite familiar about the newly introduced 2019 Ram 1500 Classic Warlock. Obviously, the nameplate is a surprise…the Warlock...

Tow Pig Greatness? This Phantom Dodge Crew Cab Shortbed Dually Just Needs A Fifth Wheel!

So the other day Chad brought up the question of what kind of tow rig you would pick if you were transported back to 1975. It’s a good question, though you could realistically expand the years...

Suggested Serving: This 1971 Datsun 521 Flies In The Face Of The Giant Pickup

Small, compact, nimble, useful, competent, efficient…this little 1971 Datsun 521 has a lot going for it before you get into it’s classic Japanese appearance or it’s modest...