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Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT Gets A ProCharger P-1SC-1 and 550 Wheel Horsepower!
If you’ve been in the truck scene long enough, it’s of no surprise that the popularity of SUV’s has only grown stronger. Late-model SUVs are not only safer to drive than their predecessors, but many can pack a serious punch in stock trim right from the factory. That said, the affinity towards these people haulers
Sean HaggaiAug 23, 2019

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1971 Chevy Suburban- Project Rebirth‘71 Suburban, Part 5: Heard but Not Seen
Our project 1971 Chevy Suburban is well on its way to becoming a reliable and well performing driver. It now has a much smoother ride with its QA1 Suspension. It is capable of stopping on a dime with the new Baer Brakes installed. Some safety and inconvenience issues were taken care of with a Flaming
Bryan FrossAug 21, 2019
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Xcellence in Versatility Who: Extang Corp What: Xceed Bed Cover Why: When your truck bed is wide open to the elements and passers-by, nothing is safe from harm or theft. The new Extang Xceed flush-mounted cover is a seamless, yet secure hard tonneau cover, which can provide security and weather resistance for anything you want
Bryan FrossAug 20, 2019
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6.6L Duramax LB7 Rebuild Part 4
In the previous installment (March 2019) of our ’02 Duramax LB7 build we left off halfway through assembling the engine. After swinging the freshly built short-block into the engine bay we quickly set to work installing the Fleece Performance Cheetah turbocharger, Freedom Racing Engines rebuilt heads, ARP head studs, Merchant Automotive heavy-duty chromoly push rods,
Jason GondermanAug 6, 2019
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Truck Trend Shop Class: Internal Combustion, How It Works
From a gearhead’s viewpoint—take that back, anybody’s informed perspective—there’s one guy who stands out as a catalyst in the art of automotive as we know it. Not talking about the caveman who invented the wheel or a geek messing with self-driving software, but the individual who designed and built an innovative engine that made everything
Alex SteeleAug 5, 2019
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Volant Performance Intake Kit Install
One of the first modifications many pickup owners opt for is adding a cold-air intake kit. They are easy to install, relatively inexpensive, and oftentimes provide immediate feedback with a louder growl and slight bump in power. Unfortunately, over the years, many companies have come along to try and cash in on this by offering
Jason GondermanAug 2, 2019
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Hellwig Ford F-150 Raptor Rear Sway Bar Install
There are a lot of things in life that need addressing that we as humans simply brush off because it’s either inconvenient or we don’t think we need to do it. Take going to the dentist for example. We all hate doing it, yet if we do we live a much happier and healthier life.
Jason GondermanAug 2, 2019
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Pro Eagle “The Beast” – Floor Jack on Steroids
There’s one tool that anyone who has ever worked on a truck has likely used at some point and that’s the humble floor jack. Simple in nature, this necessary tool often leads to some of the most frustrating moments in the garage. Jacks can be heavy, they often become stuck on the smallest debris, some
Jason GondermanAug 1, 2019
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2001 to 2010 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500HD Coilover Conversion: Part 2 of 2
When we left off, we were halfway through the process of installing a coilover conversion lift kit from BDS Suspension on our 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD. We began with a nearly worn out suspension with more than 200,000 miles on it and either refurbished or replaced all of it. We tossed the factory upper control
Jason GondermanAug 1, 2019
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Grill ’n’ Chill Trucks and camping go hand in hand like, well, roasted hot dogs and s’mores, and the Fab Fours Truck Series Fire Pit makes the two a better pair than ever. These awesome quarter-scale fire pits are made from welded bare steel and available in Ford, Chevy, and Ram designs. Featuring miniaturized versions
Brett T. EvansJul 31, 2019
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One-Day Suburban Build: Part One
“Mom’s grocery getter” is a term we throw around that loosely describes that other vehicle that is part of your household. Not the commuter, not the tow pig, you know–the other one. It’s not even necessary that the mom of the family drive it. It’s usually some form of SUV, and it’s even cooler when
Jeremy CookJul 31, 2019
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Heavy Hemi Breathing
For the money, there is no better way to increase your trucks horsepower potential and also instill an increased level of confidence than with a bolt-on cold-air intake (CAI) kit right from the box. They’re easy to install and fit perfectly! Thankfully, the aftermarket has proven itself and CAI kits are flying off the shelves.
Sean HaggaiJul 25, 2019
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Project Rebirth ’71 Suburban, Part 4: Gauge Gratification
So, you’re cruising your truck down the highway and look to check your current mph but the speedometer is broken. That would be a fairly easy fix. However, in the case of our ’71 Suburban project, not only was the speedo out of order but the fuel gauge needle was stripped, making it do crazy
Bryan FrossJul 22, 2019
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2003 Chevy Silverado- Avoiding the Shaft
Most people don’t think about replacing the U-joints on their truck until they hear the telltale whine. That’s exactly what happened to us and Project Over/Under recently. With the truck basically complete, we’ve mostly been enjoying it, but we’ve also done a little fine-tuning. We changed out the exhaust—our former kit was rubbing in a
Jeremy CookJul 2, 2019
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The ’04 Super Duty Blues: Revamping the Leaf-Spring Suspension
Longtime readers will definitely recognize our ’04 Ford Super Duty project. Over the last few years, we’ve updated the 6.0L Power Stroke engine, added a stellar audio system, filled the bed area with storage solutions, and tried out various grille and bumper combinations. And that 6.0L statement combined with the mention of leaf springs in
Jeremy CookJul 1, 2019
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Toys For Trucks Lifts a 2018 Sierra HD With CST, Method & Toyo
One of our favorite things to do around here at Truckin is take a very new, stock truck and alter the stance in one direction or the other. This month, we chose to take a bone-stock ’18 Sierra 2500 HD and lift it up—way up! The first call we made was to CST Performance Suspension
Jeremy CookJun 28, 2019
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Ram Charged: Installing a Procharger on a Ram 2500
The art of superchargers has come a long way in the past several years. Gone are the days of cutting holes in the hood and strapping a potential time bomb to your long-block. Today’s superchargers are pre-tuned to work with your factory configuration and come with all the necessary parts to make installation easy and
Jeremy CookJun 27, 2019
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Project Rebirth ‘71 Suburban Part 3: Steered Straight
With every project—especially older ones like our ’71 Chevrolet C10 Suburban—there are issues that can and will come up when you begin to tear into it. Last month, we brought you a second helping of tech on our ’71 Suburban, consisting of a Baer brakes install to go along with the QA1 coilover conversion and
Bryan FrossJun 26, 2019
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Truck Trend Shop Class: Engine Compression
Compression: An automotive term used by everybody, forever. Let’s get into some detail and maybe develop a better understanding. Pressure, and more pressure: It’s a must-have to produce power within an internal-combustion engine. Lighting up a mixture of air and fuel is a wonderful thing, but if the mix is not fired under considerable pressure
Alex SteeleMay 30, 2019
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Bolting on L5P Performance; Installing Banks Power Ram-Air Intake and Monster Exhaust
Enhancing performance of the 6.6L Duramax L5P diesel engine that powers ’17-to-current GMC and Chevrolet trucks is not an easy proposition. General Motors’ calibration engineers have made it very difficult to manipulate the engine control modules that govern these engines, implementing code that essentially locks users out of critical fuel, timing, torque-management, and other tables.
John LehenbauerMay 29, 2019
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2013 Ford F-150 Raptor A.R.E. Shell Install
If you’ve spent any time around pickup enthusiasts, you’ll know there’s a heated debate between those that love truck shells (also known as bed caps) and those that hate them. And there seems to be no middle ground. Regardless of which side you’re on it’s hard to deny the functionality that a shell brings with
Jason GondermanMay 28, 2019
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