Being a girl in the truck scene is never an easy thing. This industry has always been overrun by a very strong male presence, the type of dog–eat–dog world that would send a girl running in the other direction. That’s why it’s always refreshing to see a female–driven truck.
Camp N Drag has always been a show worth checking out because of the nightlife (it's insanely fun), but this year it reached a record number of show vehicles—600 of them, and the amount of top-shelf builds there was astonishing.
Our ’79 Chevy Luv Junkyard Jewel project came factory equipped with a three-piece rear slider. Although popular when you were a kid because back in those irresponsible days we often climbed through the slider into the camper, now it’s just ugly and leaks.
Let us introduce you to Troy Gudgel. He’s been a minitrucker for years now, dating back to when he was just eight years old in 1994. That’s when his brother was rolling an ’87 S-10 with splatter paint, ground effects and a spoiler on the tonneau.
Dayton’s, McLean’s and Cragar’s played a big role in the history of mini trucks. In the early years of this very mag, you could find a plethora of trucks rolling spokes from the front cover, ads, show coverage, tech stories, and features.