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1957 Classic Truck News

Looking for 1957 truck news and industry updates? Take a look at the achived news for 1957 and read rumors, reports, press releases, and just about any other tidbit of information we found interesting.
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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
1967 Chevy C10 - Sanitary In Silver
Ron Kistler of Slatington, Pennsylvania, told CT when asked why he decided to build a 1967-72 series C10 that it was a simple matter of "I just had to have one."... more
Parts Department - July 2014
Check out these parts for your classic truck!... 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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1957 Chevy 3100 (Large Rear Window)
As the title implies, I have a 1957 Chevy 3100. This is about as close to one of those... more
1957 Truck parts
Does anyone know where I can sell some 1957 Chevy truck parts that were not used on our... more
1957 GMC Suburban
Is there such a thing as a 1957 GMC Suburban that looks similar to a panel but it has windows all... more
1957 Chevy 3100 (Large Rear Window)
This is about as close to one of those proverbial “barn finds” as I believe I’ll get. This truck... more
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