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It’s 2021 now, and our long-running project—refreshing Project BluMajik’s (a 1995 Ford F-350 dually) appearance with vinyl-wrap color change—made major strides toward completion during the 2020 holiday season. Although many companies shut down during the week between December 25 and January 1, the Raceskinz team of Mike and Tirell Smith, Adrian Quintanilla, and Tyler Frost
With Chevrolet’s all-new 2021 Suburban—highlighted by the return of a diesel engine to the poweretrain lineup—finally in dealership showrooms, we think now is a perfect time to shine the spotlight on the iconic long-roof rig. Introduced in 1935, Suburban is the ultimate family truckster, incorporating elements of sedan, van, and pickup truck into one vehicle.
It seems we’re “learning something new” every time we venture out to Raceskinz in Simi Valley, California, to check the status of Project BluMajik’s vinyl-wrap makeover. For readers who are just becoming aware of the effort to upgrade our 1995 Ford F-350 crew-cab dually, search TruckTrend.com for “Project Big White” stories. At this point, there
You may remember the LGE-CTS Super Duty from just a couple issues back, on which we installed a 3-inch Icon Vehicle Dynamics lift along with a set of 20-inch SOTA Offroad Novakane wheels and 37-inch Nitto Trail Grappler M/T tires. It was one of a few trucks and SUVs presented by LGE-CTS at SEMA 2017,
When we picked up a ’02 GMC Sierra 1500 a while back we gave it a good examination. Suspension wise, it had been lowered with a Belltech 2/4 drop and had an Air Lift Ride Control rear load ’bag kit installed.
Let’s take a minute to talk tech. Diesel-tech, specifically, and the simple upgrades, bolt-on installations, and more elaborate full-truck builds that make up what many enthusiasts feel is the most compelling segment of the truck hobby. There are two major aspects of truck tech: the rig itself, which primarily focuses on interior/exterior/suspension, and various ways
Try to imagine back to the decade of the ’60s for a moment, when the features that we take for granted as essentials in our late-model trucks were luxury add-on upgrades to base-model trucks. Today’s truck enthusiast expects all the modern conveniences of their truck’s counterpart, the luxury car, but what about the classic models
They say everything is bigger in Texas, which meant in order to stand out Carlos Zapata needed to go bigger than anything he had ever done. Born and raised in Dallas, Carlos was part of a migrant worker family that did a lot of traveling. From picking oranges in Florida to working sugar beets in