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Category Archive: CHEVY, Craigslist Find, MOPAR, TRUCKS

Love The Looks Of A ’57 Chevy But Want Utility? How About The Bel-Kota?

In 1957, if you wanted to go haul a bunch of lumber home in the back of your Chevrolet, nobody was going to stop you. I’m willing to bet that in 1967, you’d still be OK, since the Chevy...

Rotate The Earth: Ram 3500 HD Now Swinging 930 Foot-Pounds Of Torque!

Heavy duty work trucks are serious business. Not just because of what they are or what they do, but because they sell well based upon their merits…whether the customer truly uses them or not is...

Bigger Than A Tank And Faster Than You: Check Out The “Hoenado” Tahoe As It Flexes It’s Muscles!

You know how sometimes, the story behind the vehicle is more interesting than the vehicle itself? Well, it might be a little bit of a stretch, but the story behind DMD Offroad’s...

What’s Old Is New Again: The Rustic Nail & Co. 1948 Dodge Is Renewed Art

Restoration is the art of returning something to it’s original state. “Restification” describes the art of restoring, namely applied to a vehicle, but adding modifications to either...

Morning Symphony: The Sound Of Going Fast By Any Means Necessary

Sorry, Ford fans, but this bitchin’ bumpside is powered by a Rat…one very, very angry Rat, but a big block Chevy nonetheless. I can already hear the hate comments flowing, so let’s...

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk: Order Banks Open August 10th, So Get Your Cash Ready!

(Images: FCA North America) At first, it was a joke. Then it was a dream…and now, a Hellcat-powered, all-wheel-drive Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is a reality. And this time tomorrow, the order...

Money No Object: This 1984 Jeep Cherokee Is Too Clean And Blown!

Yeah, I’m into the weird ones. Sue me. Here’s my deal: I’ve seen tons upon tons of Fox bodies and F-cars. But I promise you…it is not everyday where you see a...

Classic YouTube: The Big Red Dodge – Subtlety Can Take A Hike

Every last thing about this 1990s Dodge is perfect. The shade of red that seemed to be painted on everything Mopar advertised for about this time period. The A-12 style scoop that is trying to funnel...

Rough Start: When Was The Last Time You Thought About A Dodge Ramcharger?

The Ford Bronco is coming back. The Chevrolet Blazer’s descendant, the Tahoe, is probably the most popular family ride in my neck of the woods. The Ramcharger has been dead and gone since 1993,...

The Return Of The EcoDiesel: FCA Gets Certification For the Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee

It wasn’t a surprise that once the Volkswagen diesel controversy erupted, that anything with an oil-burner was suddenly under the mother of all microscopes. And it definitely didn’t help...

Familiar, Yet Different: This 1980 Mitsubishi Jeep J58 Is A Real Jeep, We Promise!

Toyota had the Land Cruiser, Nissan had the Patrol, and Mitsubishi had…well, nothing. That’s kind of a bad deal, since both the Cruiser and the Patrol were quickly making a name for...

Another Work Truck Win: This 1979 Chevrolet K30 3+3 Is GM Heaven

Ben Small, you are an absolutely evil man. Someone has been paying attention to our focus on work trucks this week, and especially to Chad’s weakness for all things General Motors, and his...

Money No Object: This Clean 1989 Dodge Ram D350 Cummins Is A Dream Truck

Shoving a diesel engine into a pickup truck and putting it onto the market wasn’t anything new in 1989. Both Ford and GM were selling diesel units, and Chrysler had even done it themselves in...

They Don’t Come Cleaner: This 1979 Ford F-250 Is A Truck Fan’s Dream Rig!

I’m sure most of you remember a time when a truck was popular based upon it’s work merits and not how many cows were sacrificed to line the interior surfaces. I certainly do, and after a...