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1956 Classic Truck News

Looking for 1956 truck news and industry updates? Take a look at the achived news for 1956 and read rumors, reports, press releases, and just about any other tidbit of information we found interesting.
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1956 Ford F-100 - Just Like Dad
Bruce Ross describes himself as a typical 60-ish car guy working in his garage on a budget and reliving the dream.... more
How to Apply Water Based Paints - Part 2
If the 1986 Dodge featured in last month's article "Mail-Order Pride" about how to spray Auto-Air Colors water-based paint over Summit Racing's high-solids urethane clear has served to do anything,... more
Parts Department - May 2014
Check out these parts for your classic truck!... more
Professor Hammer - May 2014
Professor Hammer answers a reader's question on how to install doorskin.... more
Postage Paid - May 2014
Jim Rizzo answers readers' tech questions!... more
Driver's Seat - The Good Ol’ Days
Though I should have done this way back in the February issue (which had an on-sale date in early December), I'd like to wish all my friends, both readers and advertisers alike, a very belated but... more
Contemporary Truck Talk - All Mod Cons
What’s really cool is that we've come full circle in the industry that supports the classic truck market, and it’s caught up with what the greatest minds in Detroit can think up today.... more
Replacing Firewalls and Floorboards
When Mid Fifty F-100 Parts announced a few years ago that they had replacement firewalls, we couldn't get one here fast enough.... more
Professor Hammer - April 2014
Ron Covell gives metalworking tips to some of his readers.... more
Parts Department - April 2014
Check out this month's must-have truck parts!... 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

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1956 gmc
I have a 1956 GMC v8 Hydromatic - it is a Stepside longbox. I am begining the restoration process... more
Pricing a 1956 Chevy Stepside
I'm trying to find out what the base price would be on an unrestored 1956 Chevy Stepside. 6 cyl on... more
1956 f250
I am looking at purchasing a 1956 f250 pickup. My dad has wanted a classic truck for years and I... more
1956 f100
Hello I am new to this group. I am looking to build a 1956 F100 from the frame up. I have heard... more
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