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Jason Gonderman

Editor, Truck Trend 729 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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All-New 2021 Ford F-150: First Look
Let’s just start this off by shoving the elephant out of the room early: If you’re looking for detailed specs about the new 2021 Ford F-150 pickup you’re going to have to wait a bit longer. While Ford has been very clear that they are “targeting best-in-class”, officials have not yet provided horsepower or torque
Jason GondermanJun 26, 2020
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2020 Toyota Sequoia TRD Pro – Daily Driven
Since Toyota first introduced the TRD Pro trim on Tacoma in 2015, consumers have been clamoring for more and more off-road-specific models. Alongside Tacoma, Toyota also launched a TRD Pro version of 4Runner (which, at the time, shared suspension bits with Tacoma) and Tundra. Through the subsequent years, Toyota has continued to update and improve
Jason GondermanJun 23, 2020
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Clean and Dry Diesel Fuel for Our 2002 Chevy Silverado 2500HD Duramax
A steady supply of clean and dry fuel is essential to the long and happy life of a diesel engine. From its introduction in 2001 and through the 2010 model year, GM’s 6.6L Duramax diesel engines were not equipped with an external diesel fuel lift pump. Instead, they relied only on the scavenging ability of
Jason GondermanJun 22, 2020
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Restomod 1969 Ford F-250 With A Supercharged 7.3L V-8
The mad scientists at Gateway Bronco out of Hamel, Illinois—the same folks that brought us the amazing collection of restomod early Broncos—have now lifted the curtain on the company’s next big creation. Adding to stable will be classic 1967–1972 Ford F-Series pickups, with the first such build debuting at the 2020 SEMA Show in Las
Jason GondermanJun 18, 2020
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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,
Jason GondermanJun 17, 2020
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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
Jason GondermanJun 11, 2020
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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
Jason GondermanJun 10, 2020
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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
Jason GondermanJun 9, 2020
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Fixing the Dreaded GM “Pump Rub”
Owners of four-wheel-drive General Motors pickups from 1997 to 2010 should all be aware of the dreaded “pump rub” issue. It doesn’t matter if you drive a Silverado 1500, Sierra 3500, or even an Avalanche, if your truck has a transfer case, this story is for you. In short, the pump rub issue refers to
Jason GondermanJun 8, 2020
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Daily Driven: 2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD Off-Road
We are firm believers that there should be an off-road version of every truck and SUV model. How extreme it should be varies between models, but at the very least the vehicle should be able to get you comfortably down a dirt road and into the backcountry. “Comfortably” is the key word there, because as
Jason GondermanJun 5, 2020
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Trucks With the Biggest Cabs
One of the biggest differentiators between pickups that’s seldom talked about is cab space. We’ve gotten to a point in history where nearly all trucks have enormous interiors, some of which feel downright cavernous. This is a great thing, as more space is better all around. For some brands this has meant increasing overall length
Jason GondermanJun 4, 2020
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2020 Land Rover Defender Goes on Sale in the U.S.
More on the Land Rover Defender! First Look – 2020 Land Rover Defender 2020 Land Rover Defender Approved for U.S. Consumption Red Cross Tests Out 2020 Land Rover Defender Land Rover announced that the first deliveries to U.S. dealers of the all-new 2020 Land Rover Defender were set to begin on June 1. Initial deliveries
Jason GondermanJun 3, 2020
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Jeep JT Gladiator Front Runner Bed Rack
Jeep’s new Gladiator pickup has really become popular since its introduction in late 2019. We’re starting to see them all over the streets and trails. It makes perfect sense, as this ultra-capable crew-cab pickup makes a wonderful overland machine. The only problem is where to store all the stuff needed for a weekend in the
Jason GondermanJun 2, 2020
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Daily Driven: 2020 Toyota Highlander XLE
Toyota’s Highlander has been a mainstay of the three-row midsize SUV segment since 2001, and it was Toyota’s best-selling SUV until RAV4 surpassed it in 2006. In 2018, Toyota set a record by selling nearly 250,000 Highlanders in the United States. Naturally, then, a redesign of Highlander wasn’t something that Toyota could take lightly. To
Jason GondermanJun 2, 2020
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Can the Jeep Gladiator Tow?
Ever since the 2020 Jeep Gladiator was first introduced. there has been one question that we’ve heard over and over again: Can the Jeep Gladiator tow? Put the simplest way, yes. While Wrangler has had a fairly low tow rating for decades, Gladiator shows its truck toughness in how much it’s rated to haul. For
Jason GondermanJun 1, 2020
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