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Apply Now for the 2021 Four Wheeler Overland Adventure in Utah, Presented by Jeep!
Apply now to see if you will be among the 20 overland vehicles selected for the 2021 Four Wheeler Overland Adventure presented by Jeep! Applications will be accepted from now until March 24, 2021, for this incredible overlanding trip that begins with registration on Monday, May 24, 2021, in south central Utah. The 2021 Four
Ken BrubakerFeb 24, 2021
Truck Trend news
Ford Now Offers 2021 Explorer in King Ranch Trim
Since its introduction in 2001 (on the then-new F-150 SuperCrew), Ford’s “King Ranch” trim package has been available exclusively on Blue Oval’s F-Series pickup trucks, and Expedition SUV. Twenty-years later, and, based on customer feedback and market insights, those ranks are increased by one with Wednesday’s announcement of Explorer now added to the King Ranch
K.J. JonesFeb 24, 2021
Diesel Power news
Ford to Recall Some 2020-2021 F-Series Trucks
Windshield Not Secure A heads up for Ford truck owners: The company is preparing to issue two recalls for problems concerning 2020 and 2021 F-Series pickups. The first recall, #20C06, involves windshields that are not properly secured to the body. It affects 2021 Ford F-150s assembled in Dearborn, Michigan, between October 27, 2020, and February
K.J. JonesFeb 24, 2021
Diesel Power news
Top 10 Nitrous Oxide Articles on TruckTrend.com
We close out our look at power adders with this breakdown of the top 10 nitrous oxide articles that have appeared on trucktrend.com. In high-performance applications, nitrous oxide, also known as “spray,” “juice,” “nitrous,” or the uber-generic “NOS (nawwws),” is pound for pound the most inexpensive upgrade for increasing engine performance. For those who are
K.J. JonesFeb 24, 2021
Truck Trend Network news
The Future of Trucks with Magna International: The Truck Show Podcast, Episode 161
On This Week’s Podcast: Magna’s EVP of Research and Development, Sherif Marakby This forward-looking episode focuses on the future of trucks with Magna’s Executive Vice President of Corporate R&D, Sherif Marakby. Hear about the challenges that face the truck market and the technologies that will be needed to overcome them to win over truck buyers.
Monica GondermanFeb 23, 2021
Truck Trend how to
How to Remove a Stuck Pilot Bushing or Pilot Bearing
Replacing your clutch at home isn’t exactly a beginner-level job. You’ve gotta drop your driveshafts, remove your T-case, unbolt your bellhousing, and carefully remove your transmission. After sending your flywheel out to be machined smooth, the last step before reassembly with your new clutch disc and pressure plate is inspecting the pilot tip of the
Christian HazelFeb 19, 2021
Truck Trend news
2022 Infiniti QX55 Pricing Announced
Infiniti has announced pricing for its 2022 QX55 crossover, the new, soon-to-be-released small SUV that succeeds the company’s popular QX50 and is designed to compete with BMW and Mercedes-Benz SUVs in the segment. Per a recent press release, the 2022 Infiniti QX55 arrives in U.S. dealerships in April and will cost $46,500 (MSRP) for base
K.J. JonesFeb 19, 2021
Diesel Power news
Top 10 Supercharger Articles on TruckTrend.com
Superchargers or turbochargers, which is better? It is an ages-old question in the world of high performance, and it typically garners passionate—not always accurate—opinions whenever it is posed to hard-core gearheads. And we’re not trying to settle that score right now. As a follow-up to our rundown of turbocharger stories, we now turn our attention
K.J. JonesFeb 19, 2021
Truck Trend news
Texans Are Using Ford F-150 Hybrids to Power Their Frigid Homes During Winter Storm
Texas is in a Texas-sized pickle this week. You may have heard about its power and water infrastructure utterly collapsing during the coldest, iciest, snowiest week there in decades. Millions of Texans are without electricity, and many are without consistent water thanks to burst pipes and water lines. Staying warm is suddenly a top priority
Alexander StoklosaFeb 19, 2021
Diesel Power news
Top 10 Turbo Articles on TruckTrend.com
There are many different segments in the truck hobby. However, two of the most popular areas—especially when it comes to modifying—are “show,” which emphasizes parts and procedures that change (hopefully improve) a rig’s interior and/or exterior appearance, and “go,” which essentially deals with drivetrain treatments that help improve a truck’s performance. Looking directly at engine
K.J. JonesFeb 18, 2021
Truck Trend news
This Is the New Nissan Xterra That Nissan Isn't Building—But Should
Off-road SUVs are having something of a moment. Put another way, the Jeep Wrangler is getting some direct competition for the first time in years from the upcoming Ford Bronco, and automakers are rushing to add capability to crossovers and SUVs of all sizes and prices. Even so, there are some holes in the playing
Alexander StoklosaFeb 17, 2021
Truck Trend news
Best Diesel Deals on Craigslist: Las Vegas
We continue searching for the “Best Diesel Deals on Craigslist,” through a virtual road trip that started in March 2020. The tour began with a report on a 1994 Ford E-350, which served as a rolling communications center for Bill Clinton, the 42nd U.S. president. Now our database holds 24 stories that highlight results from
K.J. JonesFeb 17, 2021
Truck Trend how to
How To: Change Your Differential Fluid on a Solid-Axle
Changing gear oil is one of those often-forgotten maintenance items on our rigs. Whether it’s the smell of gear oil, the disposal of gear oil, or the mess that can sometimes come from popping a cover, many people seem to leave their differential fluid in way too long. The differential oil’s job is thermal regulation
Sean P. HolmanFeb 16, 2021
Truck Trend news
Ram Dealer Adds $50,000 Markup to 2021 TRX “Launch Edition”
It’s not an uncommon practice for auto dealerships to add a premium to vehicles that are highly popular and in short supply. This happens most often to halo vehicles and introductory model years. We’ve become accustomed to seeing $5,000 added to the sticker price and even tolerate $10,000 or $20,000 at times (depending on the
Jason GondermanFeb 12, 2021
Truck Trend Network news
2022 Nissan Frontier and 2021 Ford Raptor Announced: The Truck Show Podcast, Episode 159 BONUS
On This Week’s Podcast: 2022 Nissan Frontier 2021 Ford Raptor The 2022 Nissan Frontier and 2021 Ford Raptor have been announced! Listen to this bonus episode as the guys discuss the new trucks and share the important info that you need to know. Will the Nissan have a manual? Will the Raptor have a V-8?
Monica GondermanFeb 12, 2021
Truck Trend Network news
Flo Airride Acquired by Air Lift: The Truck Show Podcast, Episode 160
On This Week’s Podcast: Air Lift Performance’s Mike Alexander Listeners respond Holman can’t time it Mini trucker, former magazine guy, and founder of Flo Airride, Mike Alexander joins the guys to chat about his company’s recent acquisition by Air Lift Performance and his story of how he went from working at Circuit City to being
Monica GondermanFeb 12, 2021
Truck Trend truck reviews
2021 Ranger Tremor First Drive
While we patiently await the unofficially official Ford Ranger Raptor, Ford’s still-excellent Ranger has been relegated to playing in the sandbox with Colorado Z71s and Tacoma TRD Off-Roads with the company’s FX4, while ZR2s and TRD Pros get to venture a little further down the trail. After announcing Tremor versions Super Duty and F-150, Ford
Sean P. HolmanFeb 12, 2021
Truck Trend Network features
2022 Nissan Frontier vs. 2021 Toyota Tacoma: Pro-4X or TRD Off-Road?
We’re sold on the looks and stats of the new 2022 Nissan Frontier, a truck that’s been long overdue for a full-scale update. Meanwhile, we can’t deny that the 2021 Toyota Tacoma remains a solid truck that we’d never kick out of our stable. Both midsize offerings have similarly capable off-road-ready features available in the
Monica GondermanFeb 10, 2021
Truck Trend features
Ford Raptor Towing Capacity by Generation
It’s no secret that Ford’s F-150 Raptor’s power lies in its desert racing inspired suspension and not in its towing ability. That’s not to say that the Raptor isn’t a competent tow rig, rather that Ford has been required by the standards to which they test towing ability to rate the Raptor lower than its
Jason GondermanFeb 10, 2021
Truck Trend features
What Was Your First 4x4 Mod?
Recently I was sauntering through a parking lot trying to remember where I parked my truck, and I passed a seemingly nondescript, late-model Silverado Crew Cab pickup. It appeared to be bone stock except for one thing. As I walked past it and glanced at the front end, I saw a winch mounted to the
Ken BrubakerFeb 6, 2021

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