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Unveiling the 2024 Lexus GX, Ford F-150 Raptor R, and Kindred Bronco Heritage Edition

Mike Self April 11, 2024 Street Trucks

A New Legend Is Born: The All-New 2024 Lexus GX The wait is over. The much-anticipated 2024 Lexus GX is finally here and ready for… Continue reading

Unleashing the Indominus 2020 jeep Gladiator

Mike Self March 25, 2024 Jeep

A Jeep of Jurassic Proportions Photos by Braxton Klavis Jeeps and dinosaurs go together like peas and very aggressive carrots. In fact, Jeep recently released… Continue reading

Roxxie's Off-Road Legacy and Adventures

Mike Self March 15, 2024 Jeep

Because It Goes Over Rocks, See?  Photos by Braxton Klavis  Jolk Heyer, known as “aquajeepgirl” in the cyber universe (that’s still something people say, right?),… Continue reading

Business Meets Classic: The Iconic Transformation of ProTech's Ford F-600

Mike Self March 06, 2024 Buyer’s Guides

Party Up Front, Business Out Back  Photos by Emma Sauve  ProTech Industries has worked hard to put itself on the map as a go-to builder/provider… Continue reading


Mike Self February 23, 2024 Chevrolet

Photos by Brandon Burrell/Burrell Images There’s a lot to be said for going wild with a custom build and making sure that people take notice.… Continue reading

A 1955 F-100 Like You've Never Seen, Eh?

Mike Self February 06, 2024 Buyer’s Guides

Don’t Worry – His Wife Said It’s OK It doesn’t get more American than a classic blue oval F-Series truck except – well, this truck… Continue reading

The Long Road to Perfection for a '93 GMC Sonoma

Mike Self January 31, 2024 Chevrolet

A GMC with Chevy Tendencies It takes a lot to set a mini-truck apart from the rest in a sea of show participants—a lot of… Continue reading

Customizing and Cherishing a Classic 2006 GMC Sierra 3500

Mike Self January 26, 2024 Diesel World

They’re 24s, But He Keeps ‘Em Clean As much as it hurts some of us to admit, GMT800 (‘99-07 Chevy/GMC) trucks are pretty old by… Continue reading

1968 Chevy C10 CST Dominates the Streets

Mike Self January 23, 2024 C10 Builders Guide

A Rowdy ’68 Sometimes someone unexpected comes into your life out of nowhere, makes your heart race, and changes you forever. We call those people… Continue reading

Irene: The Stunning 1965 Chevrolet C10 Bagged on a Porterbuilt Chassis

Mike Self January 10, 2024 Drive Online

1965 Chevrolet C10 bagged on a Porterbuilt chassis If there’s one thing the truck world is susceptible to, it’s trends. Whether it’s the hot new… Continue reading

Burning Rubber with Ty Morris's Tire-Smoking 1972 C-10

Mike Self January 08, 2024 Buyer’s Guides

Where There’s Tires, There’s Smoke In the town of Ashland City, Tennessee, lives Ty Morris – a young enthusiast with a knack for turning forgotten… Continue reading

Bagged, Bodied, and Boosted 2015 Chevy Silverado 1500

Mike Self January 05, 2024 Chevrolet

Bagged, Bodied, and Boosted Tiffany Neumann loves custom trucks. Ever since she was a little girl, she has been fascinated by the idea of transforming… Continue reading

Maverick Kerns' 1992 Dodge D350: The Custom Bagged Build

Mike Self December 22, 2023 Diesel World

Maverick Kerns Does What He Does There are certain sayings that seem to perfectly describe certain scenarios. For instance, upon first laying eyes on Maverick… Continue reading

Reviving a Classic: The 1971 F-250 Passion Project

Mike Self December 11, 2023 All Feature Vehicles

A New Life for an Old Soul In the quiet corners of Preston Hawkins’ shop, nestled beneath the soft glow of hanging workshop lights, rests… Continue reading

A Family Heirloom Gets a Modern Makeover:1955 Ford F-100

Mike Self December 11, 2023 All Feature Vehicles

A Hand-Me-Down That Gets Down Trucks that are handed down through one’s family are an extra kind of special. Sure, any old truck is going… Continue reading

1971 F-100 Stands Out in Blue and Silver

Mike Self December 08, 2023 All Feature Vehicles

Should Have Painted it Red They say that if you want to sell your truck, paint it red. Butch Szmodis of Hellertown, Pennsylvania, has either… Continue reading

From Shop Class to Show Stopper

Mike Self December 07, 2023 All Feature Vehicles

Auto Shop is Not Dead In the heart of a bustling high school, amidst the clang of lockers and chatter of students, there is a… Continue reading


Mike Self December 05, 2023 Industry Updates

2024 Honda Pickup Gets Increased Off-Road Performance and Upgraded Tech The 2024 Honda Ridgeline is designed to work hard and play even harder with improved… Continue reading

EL JEFE | A Stormtroopers Inspired 1965 Chevy C10 Build

Mike Self December 05, 2023 C10 Builders Guide

The Force is Strong with This One Inspiration for truck builds can come from the strangest places. For Eric Larosa, inspiration came from the sleek… Continue reading

1969 Scout 800 Transformation

Mike Self November 30, 2023 All Feature Vehicles

Randy Weaver’s Latest Distraction By now you’re probably saying to yourself, “I’m just so sick and tired of Street Trucks featuring so many International Scouts!… Continue reading

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