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Check Out These Other Tool Selection Tips! Jeep Off-Road Toolkit Petersen’s Shop & Trail Tools Tool Selection Tips – Gearhead Garage Gear We’ll go on out on a limb and say that any truck guy who’s worth his salt as a DIY or full-on mechanic probably has a strong affinity for tools. We’re talking about
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
The 2020 AEV Chevy Colorado ZR2 Bison takes the off-road truck you already knew was solid, and adds a studded crown of trail-worthy goodness—which should put it at the top of your wish list! What’s New on the 2020 AEV Bison 35-inch BFGoodrich KM3 mud-terrain tires HighMark fender flares for clearing those 35s GM leveling
We all want quiet, fuel-efficient, good-looking, multi-purpose tires that last. Not an easy list to check off completely, especially in the full-size diesel truck category. These weighty beasts test the capability of any contender vying for buyer satisfaction. After all, diesel trucks are workhorses, and their work shoes need to perform at that same level.
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
When the 2020 Jeep Gladiator hit the market after years of begging and pleading from potential customers, the company was quick to point out that it was the only open-air pickup on the market. We, along with Jeep’s marketers, finished that sentence with an implied caveat: currently. That’s because the Gladiator is only the latest
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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
Dave Coleman was born for this job. A car guy since his birth in Boston, he grew up in Virginia, then Seattle during his junior high and high school years. His father had a BMW 2002, his grandfather a Porsche 911, “and we were very mechanical people,” he says. “I’ve been playing with cars all
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
Unless you’ve still sporting a Motorola flip phone and relying on AOL dialup internet, you should be aware of both the existence of aftermarket differential covers and the YouTube video series from Gale Banks Engineering (aka Banks Power) regarding the negatives of the traditional flat-back aluminum covers. Not ringing a bell? Check out the links
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
When the folks from GMC called up and said they had a 2019 Sierra 1500 SLT in the fleet and asked if we’d like to give it a try for a couple of weeks, we naturally jumped at the chance. In our mind, what was headed our way was a 5.3L V-8–powered pickup with a
More on This Colorado’s Upgrades! Eliminating Sway Installing Kleinn Air Horns’ Biggest Train Horn Kit Install AMP Research Automatic Running Boards SDP’s Compound Turbos Make Loads of Power One of the most consistent things throughout the truck hobby is the fact that most hardcore enthusiasts—especially those who actually own pickups—typically are open to “modifying” their
My question is, what is the proper way to tie down a vehicle when trailering? I have been told to make sure you compress the suspension as this will help save the bearings and keep the vehicle from bouncing. I have also heard to use axle straps and not compress the suspension. Do I cross
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?
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