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1950 Classic Truck News

Looking for 1950 truck news and industry updates? Take a look at the achived news for 1950 and read rumors, reports, press releases, and just about any other tidbit of information we found interesting.
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1972 Chevy C10 - Guapo’s Clean Short
There's more than one way for a person to find themself sitting in the driver seat of their most desired dream truck.... more
2014 Detroit Autorama
It was toward the end of January where I found myself in the presence of a number of East Coast and Midwest folk, telling them how I’d easily trade places with them amidst Southern California's crazy... more
Ford Twin I-Beam Upgrades
On the other side of the fence Ford trucks held off introducing IFS until 1965 with a unique new twin I-beam configuration with coil springs. The twin I-beam arrangement proved to be so... more
Classic Cruisers - 1955 Chevy Cameo
Fellow left-coaster and Classic Trucks reader Herb Prechtl recently dropped me a line with a few images of his good-lookin' 1955 Chevy Cameo.... more
Professor Hammer’s Metalworking Tips
Ron Covell answers readers' metalworking questions!... more
1963 Ford Unibody - Buckeye Beauty
Dan O'Shea remembers it well; it was red and had Wesley's Auto Repair & Trim lettered across the door. Yep, his uncle Bob's old Unibody sure did make an impression.... more
Seat Cover Installation
It's been a long time since I've had to worry about whether or not what I drive will pull chicks, and then not too long ago I got a refresher course in what it takes.... more
1970 Chevy C10 - Summers & Sons’ Nasty C10
The only thing more fun than sitting in a chair at a car show is sitting in a chair with a gas pedal in front of it.... more
1956 Ford F-100 - Mopar To Ya!
Chevy has pretty much dominated the world of aftermarket motors. The tried-and-true 350 can be found in many an engine compartment, both of the GM persuasion as well as in "enemy territory," and is... more
Finding Used Truck Parts At Junk Yards
Hidden Treasures - Don't Be Afraid To Hunt Down Some Cool Stuff... more

Classic Trucks Blog

eBay Built Gasser Van
The editors of Hot Rod are in the process now of building this ’68 Chevy Van for the 2012 SEMA Show... more
eBay Built
The editors of Hot Rod, Lowrider, european car, and Four Wheeler are in the process now of building... more
Custom interior
Have you ever wanted a first class, award-winning custom interior for your rod or custom, but... more
ididit's 25th Year Anniversity!
ididit’s 25th Anniversary Car Show & Open House is this October 1st, 2011 It's that time of year... more

Classic Trucks Forum

1950 transmission
Hi guys, A friend just bought a real solid 1950 Chevrolet 5 window pick-up. It has a six... more
1950 transmission
best of luck .. i hope he comes back and looks.. i looked at his user name... he has not logged... more
1950 transmission
Hi I'm interested in buying your 3 on the tree shifter mechanism (shifter and linkages). I'm... more
1950 body swap
I've been looking to swap a 1950 5 window body onto a newer truck chassis. I found a 1997 k2500... more
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