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1959 Classic Truck News

Looking for 1959 truck news and industry updates? Take a look at the achived news for 1959 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
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
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
1972 Chevy C10 - On Second Thought
In 1978 Glen Pratt was just a young fella with an uncle who owned a 1970 Chevy K20 his family took camping to Lake Shasta time after time. For Glen, the desire to own and customize a 1967-1972 Chevy... more
How to Apply Water Based Paints
What could a high school kid or anyone who wanted to get behind the wheel of classic truck build for super low-bucks if they tried? I bought the Dodge for $500.... more
The Annual C10 Club Get-Together
For folks who live outside of California might guess that either Southern or Northern California is where the hotbed is for classic truck action, but they'd be wrong, it's in the Central Valley.... more

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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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1959 Chevy Truck Hood Emblem
I am restoring a 1959 Chevy Apache 1/2 ton and need a "good condition" front hood emblem. It is to... more
1959 Apache Power Steering??
Alright I have read a lot of forums, and have searched the web. Now I need advice.... I have a 1959... more
1959 Apache Power Steering??
Alright I have read a lot of forums, and have searched the web. Now I need advice.... I have a 1959... more
1959 Chevy Apache
I wonder if anyone can help me I have bought a 1959 Chevy Apache pick up. To pass a UK MOT test I... more
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