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Welcome to the Truckin’ Magazine Blog. Read the editors and web staff’s rants, opinions, observations and breaking news on the world of Trucks. Feel free to register and comment. We welcome feedback from the truck enthusiast community.
 
Scrapyard or freeway?
Where do old cover trucks go? Posted August 20 2008 01:28 PM by DanWard-Editor

Walking out to lunch a few weeks ago, I walked right past a former cover truck. It had been driven hard and I do mean hard, but hey, at least someone was enjoying it.

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Filed under: Editorials, Observations, GMC, Blessings and Beatings  | 


Super Stunner Is Close
Project SSR Update Posted August 20 2008 01:22 PM by DanWard-Editor

Some of you may remember our project we started almost 2 years ago, Project Super Stunner. It's getting close to making its debut. Here's an update...

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Filed under: Opinions, Upcoming Features, Chevy, Blessings and Beatings  | 

San Francisco Treat
Another Day, Another Shoot Posted August 20 2008 01:12 PM by DanWard-Editor

Two hours ago I landed in San Francisco. Last week I was in another California city shooting a cover and today the adventure continues.

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Filed under: Editorials, About Features/Should-Be Features, Upcoming Truck Events, Chevy, Blessings and Beatings  | 

OH YEAH!
Sunny Skies in Indy! Posted August 19 2008 03:59 PM by John_Mata_Jr

Just got back from the ITB show and I have to say that I was utterly impressed with the turnout! People, cars, and trucks were EVERYWHERE on Saturday! Luckily, the skies were clear and the weather was awesome! Tune in for...

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Filed under: Editorials, Upcoming Features, Tech Tips  | 

What's up now Bob?
Romantic Tahoe Get-a-way Posted August 19 2008 01:29 PM by DanWard-Editor

Bob ain't the only one around here that can be romantic. This past weekend I took my amazing woman to Tahoe for some fresh air and good times.

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Filed under: Editorials, Opinions, Funny Stories, Cadillac, Blessings and Beatings  | 

I'm looking forward to seeing the new gear
A New Wheel Company for Classics Posted August 18 2008 07:29 AM by Brandan

I just got a press release that really grabbed my interest. There's a new wheel company making 60's-inspired wheels for hot rods, trucks, and muscle cars, and their website just launched.

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Filed under: Editorials, Observations, Truck News  | 

Bruce Dyda takes us back to the glory days of Drag Racing
Back to the Future Posted August 15 2008 02:57 PM by Bob Ryder

It seems the older I get, I am finding my old buddies and I are getting more things in comon, and its all ugly. Its all about losing, hair, teeth, hearing, memory and friends. But one of my ol' buddies, Bruce Dyda is...

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Filed under: Opinions, Observations, Opinions, Opinions, Funny Stories, Chevy, Classic Truck Trends  | 

Set to cover the '08 Indy Truck Bash!
Just landed in Indianapolis Posted August 14 2008 04:28 PM by John_Mata_Jr

After hitching a ride on two planes today, I finally touched down in Colts country! I caught a glimpse of the new Lucas Oil arena on the local news broadcast and that thing is CRAZY! A 600 million pound retractable...

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Filed under: Editorials, Upcoming Features, Upcoming Truck Events, Tech Tips, Trend Observations, Truck Girls & Models  | 

Walker Racing '74 El Camino
Think Fast Posted August 14 2008 03:01 PM by Bob Ryder

The sights and sounds of drag racing are a true adrenaline rush. Sure there are the big guns of the NHRA. But what about the minor leagues? I have recently hooked up with some buddies that campaign a Pro Street machine...

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Filed under: Editorials, Observations, Opinions, Opinions, Truckin' Etiquette, Chevy, Classic Truck Trends  | 

A Photo Shoot Like None Other
Land Before Time Posted August 14 2008 12:38 PM by DanWard-Editor

Yesterday I shot the cover truck for issue 13 It's an experience I'll soon not forget.

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Filed under: Editorials, About Features/Should-Be Features, Upcoming Truck Events, Chevy, Blessings and Beatings  | 

Ironworks Crew Gives Sublime A New Look
Sublime Gets A New Lid Posted August 13 2008 01:52 PM by Bob Ryder

The dedicated crew at  Ironworks in Bakersfield headed up by Rodger Lee have been helping with my ol' '50 Sub, "Sublime".

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Filed under: Opinions, Observations, Opinions, Tech Tips, Trend Observations, Truckin' Etiquette, Chevy, Classic Truck Trends  | 

Truckin' strikes out
Bowling Team Blues Posted August 13 2008 08:44 AM by DanWard-Editor

I had a crazy thought, what if Truckin' had a bowling team and we showed up to the alley on Thursday nights in our sweet trucks? Would we have an automatic advantage?

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Filed under: Opinions, Opinions, Past Events, Truckin' Etiquette, Cadillac, Blessings and Beatings  | 

I actually do break a sweat as a Truckin' editor
For all the doubters out there... Posted August 12 2008 03:50 PM by John_Mata_Jr

Two weeks ago I actually reached for a towel, grabbed a bottle of detail spray and got to wiping down the super pooper before her highly anticipated close up!

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Filed under: Editorials, About Features/Should-Be Features, Opinions, Tech Tips, Opinions, Truckin' Etiquette, Truck Girls & Models, Truck News , Ford  | 

Chevy shares some of it hybrid secrets with other models
New XFE Silverado, Sierra, Yukon, and Tahoe Posted August 12 2008 03:47 PM by Brandan

GM has recently relesed specs on the XFE (eXra Fuel Economy) package now available on Sierra and Silverado 1500 and Yukon and Tahoe models.

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Filed under: Editorials, Truck News  | 

Drive it like you stole it-
Crazy driving pics in Japan Posted August 12 2008 11:14 AM by DanWard-Editor

What would you do if someone handed you the keys and pointed to a huge rock pit and said don't kill yourself....?

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Filed under: Editorials, Observations, Past Events, Funny Stories, Mitsubishi, Blessings and Beatings  | 

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