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Top 10 Truck Racing Articles on TruckTrend.com
Competitiveness is a quality that is inherent in all humans. Yes, it may be stronger in some people than it is in others, but competition at any level is almost impossible to deny, nonetheless. Thankfully, racing, one-on-one, or in group form, was created long ago (according to information sourced from Google, 1895), and to date,
K.J. JonesJan 22, 2021
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Chevy 454 Engine Cheap Rebuild at Home
In case you haven’t noticed, it’s election season, and not surprisingly, the subject of the economy is being hotly debated. While the politicians squabble over capital gains tax rates, the Social Security trust fund, and raising the retirement age, the rest of us are just trying to eke out a modest existence and still have
John McGannJan 22, 2021
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Big-Block Ford Engine Build: Easy 500 HP From the Ford 460
What is it about American iron that is all about massive? Chrysler’s original Street Hemi had valve covers that you could rent out as a dance floor. Pontiac’s V-8 is a hefty chunk of iron, and so are the Olds 455s. But if you want to talk cast-iron overkill, perhaps we should speak of the
Jeff SmithJan 22, 2021
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First Ride: 2021 Can-Am Maverick X3 Max X RS Turbo RR With Smart-Shox
Introduced in mid-2020, the 2021 Can-Am Maverick X3 Max X RS Turbo RR with Smart-Shox technology is not only a mouthful but also Can-Am’s newest top-of-the-line side-by-side. When the kind folks at Can-Am reached out and asked if we’d like to spend some quality time with one of these awesome machines, we hastily said yes
Jason GondermanJan 21, 2021
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Top 10 Big- Block Engines on TruckTrend.com
We really hope you’re enjoying the retrospective looks we’re taking at popular vehicles and topics that have been covered by MotorTrend Group’s truck brands. Our “top-10” rundowns are very popular, so we’re going to continue scouring archives and compiling these lists. General Motors’ LS-Series V-8 engine is probably the most widely used powerplant for custom
K.J. JonesJan 21, 2021
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DECKED Unveils its Tool Box: The Truck Show Podcast, Episode 157
On This Week’s Podcast: Jonny Lieberman Unveiling the new DECKED tool box Never one to shy away from gracing our podcast (or any others) with his knowledge and opinion, automotive personality and journalist Jonny Lieberman returns to shed light on Toyota’s decision to cancel the Land Cruiser in America, while touching on midsize trucks, Ram’s
Monica GondermanJan 20, 2021
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Kenda Karrier Loadstar Radial Trailer Tire Review
Trailer tires are definitely the unsung heroes of the tire world. They are not as glamorous as a nice road tire or as sexy as an extra-large mud terrain. But they are truly among the hardest-working tires a person can own. Trailer tires are often neglected, overlooked, abused, and overloaded. And nothing hurts worse than
Jason GondermanJan 20, 2021
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Best Diesel Deals on Craigslist: Denver
Our “Best Diesel Deals on Craigslist” nationwide search moves along through the western states, with a look at vehicles being sold in Denver, Colorado. If you’re new to this series, it started in March 2020 with a report on former President Bill Clinton’s 1994 Ford E-350, a van that served as a rolling communications center
K.J. JonesJan 20, 2021
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2021 Ram 1500 TRX, Now With More Supercharger and More Hennessey Delivers 1,012 HP!
We’re stoked to see that Hennessey—creator of various Goliath, VelociRaptor, Mammoth, and Maximus mega-powerful truck builds—has gotten around to fiddling with the Ram 1500 TRX. You see, Four Wheeler’s 2021 Pickup Truck of the Year participant is the hottest hot-rod off-road pickup truck to hit the market since the Ford F-150 Raptor hit the scene over a decade ago.
Monica GondermanJan 20, 2021
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Video: Guy’s Crazy Builds Put *Mere* Diesel Swaps to Shame
Big things can come from small places. Case in point: the small village of Lake Nebagamon, Wisconsin, contains some of the baddest built-from-scratch diesel hot rods that we’ve come across. That’s saying a lot, considering we’ve seen our fair share of diesel engine swaps—and even a handful of diesel motorcycles. The mastermind behind these truly
Monica GondermanJan 19, 2021
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Motorhome Dodge 440 Basic Rebuild Gets Great Horsepower and Torque
We all know the 440 big-block is the largest-displacement V-8 engine built by Chrysler, and when it comes to a combination of torque, power, and drivability, the 440 ranks as one of the best engines ever built. Instead of utilizing a high compression ratio or aggressive cam grind for its muscle, the 440 relies on
Dave YoungJan 15, 2021
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Top 10 Ford Excursion Stories on TruckTrend.com
With turnabout being fair play and all, it’s only right that we give Ford’s Excursion equal time, with a collection of 10 reports about the massive sport-utility rig that were originally published in Truckin, TruckTrend, Diesel Power, and 8-Lug magazines. If you faithfully follow our top-10 rundowns, you’ve already read the story highlighting Chevy’s Suburban.
K.J. JonesJan 15, 2021
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Diesel Drag Racing 2021
In this wacky time of social distancing, restrictions, and full-on shutdowns brought forth by the COVID-19 virus, keeping track of the things we can or cannot do—stuff we take for granted, like diesel drag racing—is becoming more and more challenging. Diesel drag racing, dyno, and sled-pull competitions are three popular segments of motorsports that suffered
K.J. JonesJan 14, 2021
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Most Popular Pickup Trucks of 2020: The Truck Show Podcast, Episode 156
On This Week’s Show: Desert Explorer Billy Creech Toyota Land Cruiser is Dead Top Selling Trucks of 2020     Welcome back! The guys are excited to release their first episode of 2021 and welcome explorer Billy Creech to the podcast to talk about the Eastern Mojave Heritage Trail and exploring the Mojave in his modified
Monica GondermanJan 14, 2021
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Factory LS Camshaft Comparison: LM7 vs. LS1 vs. LS2 vs. LQ9 vs. L33 vs. LS7 vs. LS9 vs. LSA
Here is a common question among LS engine enthusiasts: My buddy, Joe, just bought a new cam for his 6.0L and wants to get rid of his factory LQ9 cam. Is that a good cam for the 5.3L in my truck, for my 240SX drift car, or the LS engine I am swapping into my
Richard HoldenerJan 13, 2021
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What’s in Our Trailer Toolbox?
If you own a truck, there’s a high likelihood that you’ll be not only towing a trailer at some point but owning a trailer, as well. We’ve learned a lot from years of hauling trailers around the country and want to take the opportunity to share the tools and other gear that we keep in
Jason GondermanJan 13, 2021
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Favorite Shows of 2020: The Truck Show Podcast, Episode 155
On This Week’s Podcast: 2020’s Parting Gift Enjoy 50 minutes of TSP mediocrity that you’ll never get back! The guys sneak in one last episode for the year to go over forgotten messages and talk about their favorite shows of 2020. Check Out Your Favorite Shows of 2020: How Cummins Engines Are Made: Episode 102
Monica GondermanJan 13, 2021
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Can a Ram Power Wagon Suspension Beat a Ford Raptor?
We live in a golden era of instant gratification, where every appliance is another appliance, and single-purpose products are benign and unsellable to the masses. Need proof? Your cell phone is a calculator, social media broadcast station, and gaming console, and there’s a chance—however ridiculous—that it gets texts from your refrigerator alerting you when to
Evan PerkinsJan 13, 2021
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Project BluMajik Update
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
K.J. JonesJan 12, 2021
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2021 Ford Bronco Sport First Drive
When rumors started swirling about the return of Bronco, off-road enthusiasts everywhere began getting excited. Then, news of a smaller “baby Bronco” emerged, and the four-wheeling world was cautiously optimistic about what this pint-sized Bronco may be. And then it happened: The Bronco family was fully revealed, and that optimism about what was shown to
Jason GondermanJan 11, 2021

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