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Jason Gonderman

Editor, Truck Trend 641 Articles

Jason Gonderman was born and raised in sunny Southern California and picked up the passion for trucks very early on. He started out in this business as the online editor for FOUR WHEELER and 4-WHEEL & OFF-ROAD before moving into the feature editor position at DIESEL POWER. Carrying a deep love for new trucks, Jason soon transitioned to the editor position at TRUCK TREND, which is where he is today, working just a few offices away from his wife, Monica. He brings a wealth of experience to the team, particularly when it comes to off-road driving talent.

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10 Fun Airstream Classic Amenities
We absolutely love technology. Especially when it is found in places where it seemingly doesn’t belong. That’s why when we recently took a road trip with a 2020 Airstream Classic travel trailer, we were blown away by the crazy features that were included. Sure, with a price tag north of $150,000 we came into it
Jason GondermanMar 26, 2020
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10 Fun Facts About Airstream
Photography Courtesy of Airstream Airstream is truly an American icon and one that produces a product that is instantly recognizable worldwide. Born out of one family’s desire to experience the great outdoors, Airstream was founded by American entrepreneur Wally Byam in the early 1930s. The company survived the Great Depression, World War II, the Middle
Jason GondermanMar 25, 2020
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Banks Power Differential Cover
Unless you’ve still sporting a Motorola flip phone and relying on AOL dialup internet, you should be aware of both the existence of aftermarket differential covers and the YouTube video series from Gale Banks Engineering (aka Banks Power) regarding the negatives of the traditional flat-back aluminum covers. Not ringing a bell? Check out the links
Jason GondermanMar 23, 2020
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Daily Driven: 2019 GMC Sierra 1500 SLT
When the folks from GMC called up and said they had a 2019 Sierra 1500 SLT in the fleet and asked if we’d like to give it a try for a couple of weeks, we naturally jumped at the chance. In our mind, what was headed our way was a 5.3L V-8–powered pickup with a
Jason GondermanMar 20, 2020
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New Toyo Open Country A/T 3
We can’t be the only people in the world that get excited about a new tire. Like a kid on Christmas, we just can’t wait to try out the latest offerings from the world’s biggest tire manufacturers. While we love new models, revisions of old classics are always welcome. And that’s exactly what Toyo has
Jason GondermanMar 17, 2020
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ICON Vehicle Dynamics Ford Raptor Hydraulic Bumpstops
If you’ve ever hit a speedbump or gutter a little too quickly—and haven’t we all—then you no doubt know the value of a good suspension bumpstop. Most vehicles these days use a microcellular jounce, which is basically an advanced foam rubber. In most situations this type of suspension stopper is perfectly adequate. However, when you
Jason GondermanMar 10, 2020
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Global Auto Salon Riyadh Events
The Global Auto Salon in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, wasn’t just any car show. Instead, it was a weeklong celebration of all things automotive. Think of it as a classic car show, off-road expo, overland expo, carnival, state fair, and monster truck blowout all rolled into one. Case in point, the sideshow events were by far
Jason GondermanMar 9, 2020
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2020 Airstream Classic Road Trip
Nothing brings a family together quite like a road trip and a pickup truck. Trucks haul toys to the beach, gear to the mountains, and stuff to the desert. They can be used to help relatives move or even for an elegant night on the town. Although cars can get you from place to place,
Jason GondermanMar 5, 2020
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Mishimoto’s Ford F-150 Transmission Cooler
In a previous installment of our 2013 Ford F-150 Raptor build series, we talked in depth about installing Mishimoto’s new aluminum radiator for the Ford F-150 and specifically the Raptor. While we were working on that, we also set to installing Mishimoto’s new transmission cooler. This new cooler adds a significant amount of cooling ability
Jason GondermanMar 3, 2020
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Mishimoto’s Aluminum Ford F-150 Radiator
Cooling is one of the most important mechanical areas of any pickup. If you’re planning on pushing a truck to its limits, you need a cooling system that’s up to the challenge. And while most OEM cooling systems do the job adequately there’s something to be said for having a decent buffer against complete and
Jason GondermanMar 2, 2020
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Global Auto Salon Riyadh – Trucks and SUVs of The Show
Auto shows and expos are nothing new in our world. In fact, we attend many of them each and every year. So, when the opportunity came to attend the inaugural Global Auto Salon in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, we couldn’t help but to jump at the opportunity if for no other reason than to see how
Jason GondermanFeb 27, 2020
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2019 Ram 1500 Long-Term Report 2 of 6
More on this 2019 Ram 1500 Report! Long-Term: 2019 Ram 1500 Report 1 It feels like just yesterday we took delivery of our 2019 Pickup Truck of the Year award winning Ram 1500 for our long-term test. So far we’ve had zero issues with the truck. It hasn’t required a dealer visit other than for
Jason GondermanFeb 19, 2020
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Global Auto Salon Riyadh – The Auctions
When we signed up to ship out to Saudi Arabia for the Global Auto Salon we didn’t really know what to expect. Afterall, the Kingdom hadn’t allowed tourist visas from the United States for more than a few months. What we found was a vibrant and enthusiastic car scene and people that couldn’t be happier
Jason GondermanFeb 18, 2020
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2020 Chicago Auto Show Recap
If you talk to the pundits, they might tell you that the traditional auto show is a dying bread. However, we’re seeing just the opposite. With the North American International Auto Show in Detroit moving from January to June this year we expected the 2020 edition of the Chicago Auto Show to be a big
Jason GondermanFeb 18, 2020
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Truck Trend’s 2020 Pickup Truck of the Year Recap: The MASTERPOST!
We here at Truck Trend pride ourselves on being the best at everything we do. And we feel strongly that we put on the best Pickup Truck of the Year event in the industry. Our testing methods are thorough, objective, fair, and transparent. Knowing that there can be a lot of information to digest when
Jason GondermanFeb 14, 2020
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