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1979 Classic Truck News

Looking for 1979 truck news and industry updates? Take a look at the achived news for 1979 and read rumors, reports, press releases, and just about any other tidbit of information we found interesting.
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Replacing An Existing Repair Panel
No matter which way you look at it, classic trucks are old vehicles. Add in the usual life of hard work and all-weather use, finding a cherry truck is a hard task these days.... more
Emissions- Legal Performance from Chevrolet
A time-honored method of increasing the performance of an older truck is taking advantage of technology and installing a later-model, better-performing engine.... more
1928 Ford Double A - Tailgate
Far from the road, down a gravel lane deep in the pine woods of Michigan rests this 1928 Ford "Double A" 1 1/2-ton truck.... more
Dropping a Twin I-Beam Ford, Part 1
We take a look at how to drop a classic truck by examining the process on Danny Valenzuela's 1969 Ford F-100.... more
24th Annual Cruisin' Ocean City
Without a doubt, spring is one of the best seasons of the year when you can open up your garage doors, dust off your classic truck and set out on a road trip to one of your favorite events.... more
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
1986 Dodge D-150 Smog-Friendly Updates
The state of California, often regarded as the birthplace of custom car culture, has become an extremely hostile environment for anyone that would prefer to restore and upgrade their present truck as... more
Parts Department - October 2014
A look at this month's latest parts from Mac's Tie Downs, Flex-a-lite, Flowmaster, Holley Performance Parts and more!... more
Dodge 318-360 Electrical Upgrades
It's true the subject matter of this how-to article focuses on a 1986 Dodge Ram D-150 with a 318 V-8 engine, but the basic information applies to any classic 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

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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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1979 gmc trans cross member
Gentlemen, I am restoring my grandfathers 1979 gmc heavy half ton for him and I am struggling to... more
1979 gmc trans cross member
perhaps this will give you an idea of what you may need.. if you click on the image it will... more
1979 Chevy Bonanza truck fog light connections
Hello, I have the above chevy truck. The fog lights are about 1990ish. Each fog light has a black... more
1979 Chevy Bonanza truck fog light connections
Hello, I have the above chevy truck. The fog lights are about 1990ish. Each fog light has a black... more
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