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2020 Jeep Gladiator Is Impressive, Even When You Just Stay On The Road
By now we’re all pretty familiar with Jeep’s newest entry into the midsize pickup space. We’ve driven, tested, and reviewed nearly all of the different varieties of 2020 Gladiator, including the Sport S with the max tow package, the rock crushing Rubicon, and the desert dominating Mojave. What we hadn’t done, however, was get behind
Jason GondermanSep 22, 2020

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First Drive: 2021 Jeep Gladiator Diesel
As vehicle evaluations go, percentages are often used for qualifying a truck’s makeup, capability, etc. A rig’s makeup might have 50 percent of one thing and an equal amount of another, or the ratio can be 70/30, 60/40, and so on. It really doesn’t matter what the ratios are because the math always calculates to
K.J. JonesSep 22, 2020
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What Do You Need to Go Overlanding?
The art of overlanding can be as simple or complex as you make it. In episode 105 of Dirt Every Day, Fred Williams and Dave Chappelle go overlanding in Utah in an unconventional overlander—a Kaiser Jeep M715. After tagging along on their adventure, we see that what you need to go overlanding broadly fits into
Monica GondermanSep 22, 2020
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Top 10 Lowered Duallies
After bringing you reports on some of the “top” and “best” lifted, and diesel-powered duallies that were featured by MotorTrend’s truck titles over the years, we’re back on the six-wheel beat, this time with a rundown of hot lowered rigs. With the exception of a lone Nissan in this group, General Motors, Ford, and Dodge
K.J. JonesSep 21, 2020
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2021 GMC Yukon AT4 First Drive
To say it’s been an interesting year thus far would be an understatement. Our whole world has been upended, to the point where even how we review vehicles has needed to change. Instead of the typical multi-day program in an exotic land to introduce a new vehicle, GMC offered to drop off an all-new 2021
Jason GondermanSep 21, 2020
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Best Diesel Deals on Craigslist: Chicago
The Best Diesel Deals on Craigslist is our series charting oil-burners for sale in major cities throughout the U.S, which stems from a March 2020 story about a 1994 Ford E-350 Communications van in former President Bill Clinton’s motor pool. With this rundown on Chicago, Illinois, we now have ten stories covering our search for
K.J. JonesSep 19, 2020
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Top 10 7.3L Ford Power Stroke Crank-No-Start Causes
When it comes to diesel-engine hierarchy, we feel it’s fair to say Ford’s 1994–2003 7.3L Power Stroke engine sits squarely in a middle space among all of the oil burners that have powered heavy-duty pickup trucks. Like the 6.0L powerplant that immediately followed it in 2003, the good-old “seven-three” is either loved or hated (figuratively)
K.J. JonesSep 17, 2020
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Ford Breaks Ground on New Electric F-150 Plant: Production To Start In 2022
At a ceremony today celebrating the start of production of the new 2021 F-150 pickup, Ford also confirmed construction of the new Rouge Electric Vehicle Center. The Rouge Electric Vehicle Center will be built alongside the Dearborn Truck Plant at the historic Rouge Center. Once complete, the new facility will add about 300 jobs that
Jason GondermanSep 17, 2020
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Chevy Introduces New Multi-Flex Tailgate For 2021 Silverado
When GMC introduced the all-new 2019 Sierra 1500, one of the coolest features was the revolutionary MultiPro tailgate. Available across the lineup, and standard on higher trims, this new gate featured the ability to flip and fold into six (unofficially seven) different configurations to meet the changing needs of pickup owners. A year later, for
Jason GondermanSep 16, 2020
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Diesel Engine Pros and Cons
We recently noted that although many of us like to think we’re without error at all times, nothing in our world is 100 percent fail proof. There’s a small margin for error in everything. The important thing is we should never allow that window to open too wide. The concept certainly applies to diesel truck
K.J. JonesSep 16, 2020
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2003 Chevy Silverado: Project Over/Under- The Final Chapter
We’re finally calling it done. The $500 work truck we picked up well over a year ago has had all manner of work done to it, and the miles we have put on it both on and off road are proof of the quality of work we performed on the truck as well a testament
Team TruckinSep 16, 2020
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10 Best Marine Diesels
Diesels in the deep blue sea! Or, at the lake, or even down the river. Although oil burners in land-based trucks are our primary beat, there are occasions where we discuss the engines’ performance and capability for maritime vessels, too. With sizes ranging from three-cylinders small (Yanmar’s 3JH40), to absolutely mammoth—by way of the 14-cylinder,
K.J. JonesSep 15, 2020
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C10 Intervention 2020
Photography by Matthew Eugenio Life is about the journey, not the destination. Isn’t that what they say? Well it must have been what 450 custom Chevy and GMC owners believed because they loaded up their rides and headed up north to Auburn, California for the 2020 C10 Intervention. Located at the Gold Country Fairgrounds, the show
Jeremy CookSep 15, 2020
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2021 Ford Ranger Tremor: First Look
It was just a few months ago that we were reporting on Ford’s new Ford Performance accessory packages for the 2019 and 2020 Ranger. These packs brought with them bigger tires, unique wheels, Fox shocks, and more. Offered in three different levels, these packs range from mild to pretty darn wild. And, at the end
Jason GondermanSep 14, 2020
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Big Brake Kits
Modifying pickups (appearance, functionality, etc.) is one of the most subjective elements of the truck hobby. Although adding, subtracting and changing pieces and things is often done after consultation with “experts,” fans, and friends, final decisions ultimately are made by the owner. And though there are no rules or sequences for making upgrades, wheels and
K.J. JonesSep 14, 2020
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2021 Land Rover Defender 90 Available Now
We were beyond excited for the return of the legendary Land Rover Defender for the 2020 model year. At launch, Land Rover offered the much anticipated four-door Defender 110 model. However, the company had said that a smaller two-door Defender 90 was on the way. Well, we now know what “on the way” meant as
Jason GondermanSep 11, 2020
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10 Best Readers’ Diesels
“How can I get my truck in the magazine?” We’re confident that through the years, it is the question that editors are asked most frequently, by proud car, truck, boat, motorcycle, or other vehicle owners, who dream of seeing their ride in the pages of their favorite rag. In many ways, earning mention in a
K.J. JonesSep 11, 2020
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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD
As we continue to maneuver our way through “these unprecedented times,” thankfully, truck manufacturers and vehicle-logistics professionals have implemented new operating procedures that once again enable media to safely receive vehicles to drive and evaluate. In early September, a very special rig joined Chevrolet’s Southern California media fleet: the 2020 Silverado 3500HD that you see
K.J. JonesSep 11, 2020
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The Classic Off-Road SUV Comparison Test: Battle of the Jeep Alternatives
Peel away the decades of evolution that have softened the modern SUV—independent suspension, leather-trimmed heated seats, rear-seat entertainment systems, power-adjustable pedals—and what do you have left? Heritage from the golden age of off-roading. The term “sport utility vehicle” didn’t exist back then. People were just realizing that vehicles designed for emergency crews and farmers also
Allyson HarwoodSep 10, 2020
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What Is a 5-Blade Turbo?
Hard-core diesel enthusiasts already know that “5-blade” is the current hot term in turbo talk that’s posted on web forums and social media networks. For the uninitiated, yes, turbochargers, not cutlery. That’s right, the term is associated with one of the most important pieces of an oil-burner’s overall makeup. Breaking things down a little further,
K.J. JonesSep 10, 2020
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King of the Hill
Now in its 98th year, the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is known throughout the world as one of the most challenging driving events in all motorsports. At Pikes Peak, drivers race against the clock, pushing themselves and their vehicles up the 7.2 percent grade. They begin from a standing start
K.J. JonesSep 9, 2020
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