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Big Block? Small Block? Turbo? V-8? Straight 6?
Top Top 5 truck engines of the past 20 years, Part 6. Posted June 2 2009 11:13 AM by Brandan

#1. GMC Syclone 4.3L V-6 Turbo

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Big Block? Small Block? Turbo? V-8? Straight 6?
Top Top 5 truck engines of the past 20 years, Part 5. Posted June 2 2009 10:42 AM by Brandan

2. Dodge Ram SRT-10 Viper V-10. How could I not put this on the list?

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Big Block? Small Block? Turbo? V-8? Straight 6?
Top Top 5 truck engines of the past 20 years, Part 4. Posted June 2 2009 10:26 AM by Brandan

Ford Lightning 5.4L V-8. Ford’s modular V-8 engines are compact and lightweight, the problem is that their small bore size restricts cylinder head flow.

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Big Block? Small Block? Turbo? V-8? Straight 6?
Top Top 5 truck engines of the past 20 years, Part 3. Posted June 2 2009 10:10 AM by Brandan

4. L92 6.2L Vortec. With 402hp and 417 ft-lb. of torque, this variable valve timed V-8 debuted in the ’07 Cadillac Escalade.

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Big Block? Small Block? Turbo? V-8? Straight 6?
Top Top 5 truck engines of the past 20 years, Part 2. Posted June 2 2009 06:42 AM by Brandan

Ok, with my Honorable Mention gone out to the diesels, we'll get on with the list. I was lazy and picked only 5, feel free to chime in where you think I'm wrong after the final list has been posted.

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Ford? Chevy? Big Block? Small Block V-8? Turbo? Straight Six?
Top Top 5 truck engines of the past 20 years, Part 1. Posted June 1 2009 06:40 PM by Brandan

If you had to pick your favorite engine of the past 20 years, what would it be? If you're a truck fan, odds are that your favorite engine has car roots, which is fine, but my #1 pick is truck only. More on that later this...

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What New Economy Standards Mean to the Future of Trucks
Future of Trucks - I'm Still Hopeful Posted May 26 2009 03:25 PM by Edward A. Sanchez

The Obama administration just passed one of the most sweeping and comprehensive changes to emissions and fuel economy standards in our nation's history. The new CAFE standards create a national standard and incorporate...

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Bottoms Up
Happy Memorial Day! Posted May 25 2009 11:13 PM by John_Mata_Jr

Hope everyone had a great Memorial Day weekend!

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Not a driveway for 'bagged trucks
Throwing sparks just parking Posted May 19 2009 03:26 PM by DanWard-Editor

A friend of mine back in Georgia sent this to me. Looks like these contractors only drive lifted trucks, because my 'bagged truck would never make it into the garage.

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Japanese Custom Trucks
Truckin' worldwide Posted May 18 2009 03:55 PM by DanWard-Editor

A buddy of mine in Japan sent over this cool photo of a custom Chevy truck rockin' a Truckin' sticker.

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100,000 miles and still going
Truckin' Fleet Milestone Posted May 18 2009 03:51 PM by DanWard-Editor

After completing a 672 mile drive home on Sunday, I witnessed an impressive milestone for a Truckin' fleet truck.

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Filed under: Editorials, Observations, Past Events, Ford, Blessings and Beatings  | 

Anaheim, CA
Virtual Shop Tour: INDUSTRIAL MOTORING Posted May 15 2009 11:18 AM by John_Mata_Jr

We had the opportunity to go on location at the Industrial Motoring headquarters here in Anaheim, CA. as they transformed a bone stock '09 Ford F-150 for an upcoming tech feature - you don't want to miss this one guys!

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Is Ford Fiesta Van Really a Van
Ford Fiesta Van - Really? Posted May 13 2009 11:54 AM by Edward A. Sanchez

About once or twice I week, I meander over to the OE press sites to see what the latest & greatest is in the automotive world. Most of the time, it's usually some feel-good PR about planting trees in inner-city...

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What do you think?
OUR NEW SITE IS LIVE! Posted May 11 2009 11:14 PM by John_Mata_Jr

The site changed on me JUST as I was in the middle of posting on our Twitter account (twitter.com/TruckinMagazine)...very cool to see our ideas come to life in a matter of a page refresh!

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Looking for trucks belonging to members of the military!!
Readers Rides Scouting Posted May 11 2009 10:49 PM by John_Mata_Jr

We greatly appreciate the men and women that are defending our great country! We are currrently working on a cool little 'thank you' Truckin' style so I am asking for members of the armed forces to send in pics of their...

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