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How to Enhance Your Backcountry Cell Signal
As the sport of overlanding and backcountry exploration grows, so does the want for people to build vehicles capable of getting further out there and away from the crowds. However, the further you go, the less likely you are to have cell service. While professional adventurers may stack the deck with ham radios or satellite
Sean P. HolmanAug 6, 2020

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Can Truckin Make a Toyota Highlander Cool? Part 4: The (Off) Road Test
Check Out the Rest of This Toyota Highlander Build! Can Truckin Make a Toyota Highlander Cool? Day Two! The Final Chapter! Who knew that when we took a few days and 1500 bucks and devoted it to a clean old Toyota Highlander that it would turn out to be so popular? Certainly not us! We
Jeremy CookAug 5, 2020
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Can Truckin Make a Toyota Highlander Cool? Day Two!
Check Out Day One of This Toyota Highlander Build! Can Truckin Make a Toyota Highlander Cool? The Final Chapter! If you’ve been following along, you know that we may have been going a little stir crazy here at home and decided to scribble a little outside the Truckin lines and see if we could take
Jeremy CookAug 4, 2020
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Can Truckin Make a Toyota Highlander Cool?
Check Out The Rest of This Toyota Highlander Build! Can Truckin Make a Toyota Highlander Cool? Day Two! Can Truckin Make a Toyota Highlander Cool? The Final Chapter! While staying at home, most of us have projects in the garage or driveway, and for some of us, there might actually be some time to work
Jeremy CookJul 31, 2020
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RAM Mounts Wireless Phone Charging for Any Vehicle
If there’s one company that all outdoor enthusiasts should know, it’s RAM Mounts. Whether you are into off-roading, hiking, biking, motorcycling, boating, fishing, hunting, or racing, RAM has innovative products for nearly everyone. Not familiar with RAM Mounts? The company was founded in 1995 and is a leader in the world of rugged and versatile
Jason GondermanJul 30, 2020
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What Is Death Wobble?
KJ Jones, Jason Gonderman – Authors, Photography Check Out These Other Stories! What Is Diesel Blow-By? What Is Cummins Killer Dowel Pin? What Is CP4 Injection-Pump Failure? Installing Sinister Diesel’s Cummins Steering Box Support As people of the world continue to adapt to a new way of life, we’ve noticed that pickup truck—especially diesel—enthusiasts are spending
Jason GondermanJul 29, 2020
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Modifying Diesel Fuel Injectors
Check Out These Other Stories! Dynomite Diesel Products LB7 Duramax Fuel Injectors The Truck Show Podcast, Episode 108: History of the Performance Diesel Fuel Injector Diesel Fuel Injection—How It Works Intake air and fueling are the primary components of the diesel performance formula. And, in theory, the more there is of each, the better a
K.J. JonesJul 29, 2020
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Extra Length When You Need It the Most
It seems that truck beds these days are like ice cream: There’s a flavor for everyone. From short and narrow to long and wide, there are many different sizes of pickup bed. Even within classes there a varying bed sizes, from Ram’s 5-foot-4-inch short bed to Chevrolet’s 5-foot-10-inch short bed. Even the “standard” 8-foot bed
Jason GondermanJul 27, 2020
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Ford Ranger “Barn Find” Project Update
More On this 1999 Ford Ranger Project! 1999 Ford Ranger XLT—Project 4x4Link 1999 Ford Ranger 4×4—Project 4x4Link 1999 Ford Ranger—Project 4x4Link: Part III 1999 Ford Ranger Roll Cage—Project 4x4Link Part 4 It seems that “barn finds” are still all the rage these days. Trouble is, not every part of the country has barns. That’s OK,
Jason GondermanJul 24, 2020
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Preparing a Truck for Vinyl Wrapping
Check Out These Stories! How to Prep a Truck Bed for LINE-X Coating What Is LINE-X? How To: Removing Pinstripe and Light Rust We’re close! No, seriously, we’re now very close to finally closing a long, drawn-out chapter of our 1995 Ford F-350 makeover project. For new readers, and for those who are following the
K.J. JonesJul 23, 2020
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Lifting Our 2004 Ford F250 with Atlas Spring, Icon Suspension & LMC Truck
Check Out These Other Truckin Stories! Installing a Custom Grille & Halo Headlights on a 2004 Ford F-250 Installing a Prerunner Bumper, side steps, and LED lighting on our 2004 Ford F250 How to Bulletproof a Ford 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel Create Big Sound Without Big Dollars Preparing a Well-Worn Bed Area for a Decked
Jeremy CookJul 23, 2020
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How to replace brakes, shocks, ball joints, and suspension bushings in a 2004 Dodge Durango
Have you priced a new SUV lately? I don’t know about you, but I don’t have $80,000 in pocket change kicking around for a new Ford Expedition Max or Chevrolet Suburban. Back when my wife and I bought our 2004 Durango new off the lot, it stickered for roughly $38,000, and even at that price
Christian HazelJul 22, 2020
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Installing a truck bed storage system, spray in bedliner & window tint on to our 2004 Ford F250
The thing that makes trucks unique—and the number one reason people buy them—is the bed.
Jeremy CookJul 22, 2020
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How to Install a Bigger Intercooler
Check Out These Other Diesel Stories! Cummins Injection System Spotter’s Guide Compound Turbos Bring New Life to a 5.9L Cummins Engine More than a few automotive hobbyists share the urge to tinker with and modify their vehicles. For some, the projects are centered on second or third cars or trucks, which allows for prolonged downtime
Matt AlesseJul 22, 2020
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Installing a Custom Audio System with Subwoofer Enclosure in our 2004 Ford F250
With today's technology, it's entirely possible to have big sound without big dollars and Truckin is showing you how.
Jeremy CookJul 21, 2020
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Installing a Backup Camera for Trailers
Read More on Towing! Diesel Towing Trucks – Towing Basics Towing Smart – What You Need to Know Before You Tow How to Tow Like a Pro The Truth About Towing How many of you will admit to having just a small bit of uncertainty (we’re being polite and not calling it anxiety), when you
K.J. JonesJul 21, 2020
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Gear Review: Kuat NV 2.0 Bicycle Hitch Rack
Trucks and SUVs are used for so much more than just work and transportation these days. These vehicles have become instruments of recreation as well. Not only are they used as the recreational vehicle themselves, they also haul our toys and gear. Chief among these toys are bicycles. Learning to ride a bicycle is a
Jason GondermanJul 20, 2020
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How to Bulletproof a 6.0L Ford Power Stroke Engine
Learn how to rid a Power Stroke of its bad reputation
Jeremy CookJul 20, 2020
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What Is a Granny Gear Transmission?
What is a granny gear transmission: a question a child might ask but not a childish question. Opinions vary on what constitutes a “granny tranny,” but in a nutshell it’s a manual transmission with an extremely deep First gear ratio that allows the vehicle to crawl along at a super-slow pace akin to that of
Christian HazelJul 17, 2020
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5 Best 5.9L Common-Rail Cummins Upgrades
Check Out These Other Diesel Stories! EFILive-Tuned Cummins Duramax vs. Cummins Whenever the question, “What is the all-time best diesel engine (installed in pickup trucks)?” is asked among hardcore diesel enthusiasts, the very subjective responses usually favor Cummins’ venerable 5.9L oil burners, the 12- and 24-valve engines that powered Dodge Ram rigs from 1989 to
K.J. JonesJul 16, 2020
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Installing a Prerunner Bumper, side steps, and LED lighting on our 2004 Ford F250
Adding the heavy armor to a lifted 2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty with a bumper and steps from N-FAB and Rigid Industries Lighting.
Jeremy CookJul 14, 2020
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