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Any mini truckin’ fans in the house? As there are countless mini truckers literally in their houses worldwide right now practicing the art of social distancing, Inspired Existence Australia, which produces online video content about the Australian mini truckin’ scene, has come out with a cool video on its YouTube channel. “Welcome to the COVID-19
Any time we hear about a midsize truck making over 700HP—which is just about never—we make sure we get intel and let you know all about it. Recently, we heard about a Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 with a supercharged LT4 V8 swap and wanted to get down to the bottom of it. Check Out These Videos!
On This Week’s Truck Show: Currie Enterprises’ Bad Ass Casey Currie Casey Currie, winner of just about everything, including the only American to win Dakar, hops on to talk about racing, business, family, and overall fun-having in the world of off-road and trucks. Find out which of his wins was the sweetest and what his
Don’t be fooled by the fact that it’s not, say, racing up the most dangerous road in China like the Hoonitruck. The Van-oonigan (that’s what we’re calling it), Hoonigan’s 1969 Chevy P10 Step Van, holds its own among the plethora of nasty, beefy builds among the team’s vehicles. Its existence as a hot-rodded, tire-roasting Hoonigan
Looking to get the most tire clearance you can on your ’18-current Jeep JL Wrangler or Wrangler Unlimited? Rugged Ridge may have just the fender flares you need. The new Max-Terrain Fender Flares are constructed from a durable injection-molded thermoplastic, which was chosen specifically for its flexibility and impact resistance. The flares mount high on
Chevrolet has nixed the Colorado Base trim from its mid-size pickup’s lineup, effectively raising the truck’s price for 2021. How? With the base $22,395 Colorado out, the Chevy‘s price of entry now starts at $26,395—the cost of a Colorado Work Truck, which is now the least-expensive Colorado model available. That marks a price increase of
The Ford Motor Company is working with 3M, General Electric (GE), and the United Auto Workers to develop ventilators and respirators for medical professionals fighting the coronavirus. The Blue Oval announced its push into emergency medical supply territory in a press release, stating that it’s collaborating “with 3M to increase the manufacturing capacity of their powered
We absolutely love technology. Especially when it is found in places where it seemingly doesn’t belong. That’s why when we recently took a road trip with a 2020 Airstream Classic travel trailer, we were blown away by the crazy features that were included. Sure, with a price tag north of $150,000 we came into it
Based on the feedback we received, a lot of you really enjoyed our recent report about a 1994 Ford F-350 communications van that once rolled in former President Bill Clinton’s motorcade. An ad for the gas-powered, four-wheel-drive command center was listed on Craigslist, an online shopping outlet that is fast becoming one of the most
Photography Courtesy of Airstream Airstream is truly an American icon and one that produces a product that is instantly recognizable worldwide. Born out of one family’s desire to experience the great outdoors, Airstream was founded by American entrepreneur Wally Byam in the early 1930s. The company survived the Great Depression, World War II, the Middle
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You’re looking at “Brown Sugar,” a 1983 Chevy C30 dripping with nearly as much early 1980s nostalgia as Stranger Things. This was built for the 2019 SEMA show by River City Rods of Davenport, Iowa, a shop that was only founded in 2016. As you can see, they figured things out pretty quickly. This is
When times get tough, the overlanding community perseveres. Helping, supporting, and strengthening each other unifies the community, and it is in this spirit that organizers have rescheduled Overland Expo 2020 West to July 24-26, 2020. Directors are confident that this tremendous annual gathering of the overland community at Fort Tuthill in Flagstaff, Arizona will be
If you’re anything like us, you’re getting tired of watching the 24-hour news cycle and the usual talking heads. The majority of the country is now practicing social distancing. Whether that means working from home, drive-by meal pickup, hoarding toilet paper, or just hunkering down on the couch in isolation, we think it’s time we
The average transaction price for a new pickup in 2019 was nearly $50,000, the highest it’s ever been. That figure, sourced from the auto analysts at Edmunds, is high for many would-be truck shoppers, requiring seven-year loan terms and the resultant interest costs. But regardless of budgetary constraints, do you really need something that expensive?
On This Week’s Show: Four Wheeler Adventure Expo If you missed the inaugural Four Wheeler Adventure Expo, don’t worry! Lightning and Holman have you covered with interviews that run the gamut between listeners, industry celebrities, and great companies, including Dirt Every Day’s Fred Williams and Dave Chappell, Ian Johnson, Camburg’s Jerry Zaiden, Listener Marshall Montano,
To emphasize the high levels of craftsmanship Lexus claims for its vehicles, the Japanese luxury company’s marketing arm worked with London tattoo artists Claudia De Sabe and her husband Yutaro to design and create a one-of-a-kind custom tattooed Lexus UX luxury compact SUV. This was the first time the duo, who both work at Pentonville-based
Tax season is upon us, and if you’re lucky, you’re getting a refund from the IRS for overpaying your taxes. According to Bankrate, the average refund for the 2018 tax year was about $2,869, which just might be enough to float a down payment on that dream Jeep (or even fund the entire purchase, if
Check Out More Diesel Action! ATS Diesel Performance Gauntlet Challenge 2020 Diesel Power Challenge Alums Make Noise at The Gauntlet The Time Has Come for You to Select 9 Diesel Power Challenge 2020 Competitors Diesel Power Challenge: Facts and Fictions “Power finds the weakest link…” It’s a credo that most diesel-truck enthusiasts fully understand. And,
Are you feeling “Presidential?” Do you want to start overlanding and you’re in the market for a fullsize, four-wheel-drive van? Need a mobile Command Center for any particular reason? If you answered “yes” to one or maybe all of those questions, do we have a deal for you! Perusing Craigslist classifieds is a pastime for
Ram once again has its eyes on Texas, this time courting the largest truck-buying region in the world with a companion truck to its Texas top-seller, the regular-production Lone Star trim. The new rig is called the 2020 Ram 1500 Laramie Southwest Edition, and it will be exclusively offered in Texas and other “neighboring” truck-centric states. While
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