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Category Archive: Craigslist Find, MOPAR, TRUCKS

Rough Start: 1983 Dodge D150 Stepside – Midnite Special, Minus The Stacks And Graphics

In the late 1970s, Dodge knew that trucks and performance were not mutually exclusive. They had the Warlock and the Lil Red Express, but a lesser-known variation is the Midnite Express. When it comes...

Bug-Out To Nowhere For The Next Couple Of Weeks In This 1977 Dodge Maxiwagon!

It’s called the Hoh Rainforest. It’s located on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, it’s located within Olympic National Park, and it’s one of the more remote locations...

Money No Object: 1983 Chevrolet C30 Camper Special – Need A Little Bit Of Brown Sugar?

Stop, whatever you are doing. Stay still, stay silent, point your ears in the direction of central Texas, and listen for a minute. Do you hear that? The noise that sounds like a wild howl on the...

Best of 2019: This 1976 Ford Hauler Is Everything In One: Ramp Truck And Hotel Room!

Go to a race pretty much anywhere, any time and you’ll see them. Diesel trucks hauling flatbed trailers. Toterhomes with stacker trailers. It’s kind of nuts what many deem necessary for a...

Best of 2019: 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...

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Best of 2019: Somebody Needs To Finish Up This Slammed Jeep J20 Dually!

(Hey, Cody…any updates on this beast? -Ed.) I have seen it all now. I’ve seen GM duallies slammed on their nuts in magazines for at least twenty years. I’ve seen a couple of low...

Best of 2019: This 1/6 Scale 1961 Dodge R/C Build Is Jaw-Dropping!

It’s been a bit since I’ve built a model car of any kind. The last one I put together, a 1980 Plymouth Road Runner, came out ten times better than any I built as a kid, due to my improved...

Unveiled: 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe and Chevrolet Suburban: Independent Rear Suspensions, Diesels, And Another Lease On Life!

(Photos: General Motors) While any new vehicle launch means a ton of money invested and even more hoped to return for a manufacturer, the sport-utility market is currently the one category where...

Here’s How You Do A One-Of-One: The 1961 Chevrolet “Corphibian” – Ralph Nader’s Guaranteed Heart Attack!

Recently, the book¬†Unsafe At Any Speed, Ralph Nader’s ode to automotive safety, pedestrian safety, environmental damage and his seemingly bona-fide hatred of the Chevrolet Corvair, reached the...

SEMA 2019: Chevrolet E-10 Electric Pickup – GM Gets In On The Electrification Program

The push to switch from internal combustion engines to electrical powertrains in the name of cleaner energy use has gone from a creeping speed to full-blown switch, it seems. Classic car groups are...

SEMA 2019 Unveiled: Shelby American Shows Off “Dragon Snake” GT500 and “Super Snake” F-150 Concepts

If you get confused between the Shelby-badged Fords that already exist and the ones you are seeing here, don’t be. Look at it like this: Ford has the right to use the Shelby...

Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest Short Take: Erik Stacey’s Wide By Violent Power Stroke Hilux

If there was one thing I was genuinely surprised about regarding Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest, it was the lack of diesel among the show field. Bowling Green has at least two diesel shops...

Holley’s Intergalactic Ford Fest Short Take: The Slammed Courier

If you don’t know me by now, it should be apparent that I’m going to look for the “freaks and geeks” at any given car show instead of what most people would be hunting for. My...

LS Fest X Went Postal Thanks To This Cool LS Swapped Postal Truck. It’s Way Cooler Than What My Mail Man Drives!

While there were TONS of cool and weird LS Swapped things at Holley’s LS Fest X in Bowling Green, the US Mail truck below was the talk of the grounds. We spent some time talking to David about...