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Range Rover Turns 50 Years Old

Happy Birthday! The Range Rover just turned 50 years old. The birth of this line of Land Rover came back in the late 1960s as engineers at Rover hatched a plan to combine the comfort and on-road ability of a Rover sedan with the off-road ability of a Land Rover. The end result was the
  • June 18th 2020 at 18:09

There’s Always Room for a 500-hp Dodge Ram SRT-10 in Our Driveway

When it comes to factory-built performance trucks, the Dodge Ram SRT-10 is high on the food chain. Big engine, big horsepower, unashamed branding, and unrepentant tire death were par for the course when it came to this pickup with the heart of a sports car. When an SRT-10 recently sold at auction, we couldn’t help
  • June 17th 2020 at 18:56

What’s the Difference Between a Ford F-150 and F-250, Anyway?

Get Your Dad the Biggest NO BRAINER in the History of Father’s Day It’s a question that doesn’t bear asking if you really know your trucks, but for the masses, it’s one that comes up all the time: What’s the difference between the Ford F-150 and F-250 pickup? At the core the difference is simple,
  • June 17th 2020 at 18:02

Showoff 2020 Custom Truck Show

Check Out These Other Cool Events! Lone Star Throwdown 2020 Turkey Drag 2019: 1000 Custom Trucks Descend on North Texas With everything that is going on in the world today, pulling off an event of this magnitude in a city the size of Houston with the restrictions it has on social gatherings is pretty phenomenal,
  • June 16th 2020 at 19:48

Can Truckin Make a 1st Gen Volvo XC90 Cool?

We must seem like gluttons for punishment. If you’re a regular reader of Truckin, you know that we recently broke our “no crossover” rule and took on the daunting task of trying to make a first-gen Toyota Highlander cool. And by the feedback we’ve been getting, we pulled it off. This really got us thinking
  • June 16th 2020 at 00:51

How to Start a Diesel When It’s Out of Fuel

There really isn’t “a lot” of detail to give you in this report. For the most part, the long-existing information and procedures on handling a fuel-starved diesel engine are still plenty viable. And thanks to advancements in diesel technology from roughly 2000 to present, many of the physical procedures that were in place for restarting
  • June 15th 2020 at 23:40

What Else Does David Freiburger have in His Garage!?

We’re back in David Freiburger’s garage while he’s Working From Home and checking out more of his collection of automotive treasures—plus, a first look at his new project car.
  • June 12th 2020 at 01:37

Built to Serve: 2020 Ram 1500 Special Edition

Back in November 2019, Ram Trucks announced a line of special edition Ram 1500 pickups dedicated to the five branches of the United States Armed Forces. The Built to Serve Edition was launched on Veteran’s Day in conjunction with the company’s goal of providing a cumulative 1.3 million community volunteer hours from Ram Nation members
  • June 11th 2020 at 14:01

What Is an Alternate-Firing Duramax Cam?

Dodge Cummins Diesel Engine Camshaft Swap The pursuit of higher performance (greater than stock) is one of the many things that make the diesel scene as awesome as it is. Although experimenting with new parts concepts and technical theories definitely helps advance the hobby, diesel performance also thrives on tried-and-true hot-rodding tactics that are successful
  • June 10th 2020 at 21:55

A Dually Delight: Top 5 Craigslist Diesel Trucks in Birmingham

More Craigslist Buys! Best Diesel Deals on Craigslist: Miami Best Diesel Deals on Craigslist: Charlotte Best Diesel Deals on Craigslist: Boston Best Diesel Deals on Craigslist: New York Buy It Now! 1994 Ford E-350 From a Past President’s Motorcade Is For Sale In this installment of Best Diesel Deals on Craigslist, Birmingham, Alabama, is our
  • June 10th 2020 at 20:06

SCT Livewire TS+ Performance Programmer

Vehicle manufacturers do a really good job of balancing power, performance, comfort, fuel economy, and emissions. To say it’s a difficult balancing act would be quite the understatement. Oftentimes this leads to shifts that are comfortable but not quick, or less engine power output than can be reasonably achieved. There are a multitude of reasons
  • June 10th 2020 at 17:45

This Pristine 1991 Toyota Pickup Shows Why Original Owners Rule

Let’s take a minute to acknowledge proud original owners of awesome autos like a vintage truck or SUV. Kudos to these keepers of trucks that are 20, 30, 40, or even 50 years old—or beyond. Props to those guys and gals who cherish the original window sticker, meticulously record each fuel fill-up, keep thorough maintenance
  • June 10th 2020 at 17:31

Big News: Warn upgrades the classic 8274 winch from 8,000 to 10,000 pounds

The most recognized face in the world of winching just got better. Introduced in 1974 as next in the lineage for Warn upright winches after the Belleview/M6000 and 8200 series, the version of the Belleview winch M8274 packed all of the modern features we’ve come to enjoy from modern electric winches, all with a blazingly
  • June 10th 2020 at 04:08

1950 Chevy 3100, Airbagged, LS swap

Family isn’t just about blood relations. In the truck enthusiast world, when you spend a lot of time with people based on your mutual interests, you create bonds that are incredibly strong, and those people become more than just friends. The tale of Chad Fincher’s 1950 Chevrolet 3100 pickup is that kind of story. It
  • June 10th 2020 at 01:09

7.3L vs 6.0L Ford Power Stroke Engines

In this “modern” time of a factory-stock Ford diesel engine producing nearly 500 hp and more than 1,000 lb-ft of torque—the 2020 6.7L Power Stroke spits 450 and 1,050 at the crankshaft—we find it interesting that a pair of the Blue Oval’s earlier oil-burners are still a hot topic when engines’ pound-for-pound greatness—and flaws—are being
  • June 9th 2020 at 22:25

Lower Your Ford F-150, Keep Heat At Bay, and Stylish New Wheels!

We constantly scour the internet in search of the newest and coolest parts for your trucks. This week, we’re taking a look at a trio of awesome product that is sure to impress. Ridetech StreetGrip Lowering Kit For 2004 to 2008 Ford F-150 There are a lot of companies that specialize in lifting trucks, but
  • June 9th 2020 at 20:07

How to Service a GM Automatic Transmission

More on This 1964 “GMC” Installing Cragars and Skinny Whitewalls on our 1964 “GMC” Installing a Custom Glory Grille in Our 1964 “GMC” How to Tune Up a Small-Block Chevy, Part One How to Tune Up a Small-Block Chevy, Part Two We’re roundin’ third on our maintenance kick on Truckin magazine’s longest-running truck project. What
  • June 9th 2020 at 17:41

General Motors Designates $10 Million to Support Organizations Which Promote Inclusion and Racial Justice

General Motors announced today it has designated $10 million to support organizations that promote inclusion and racial justice. An initial $1 million will go to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
  • June 5th 2020 at 15:00