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2012 Classic Truck News

Looking for 2012 truck news and industry updates? Take a look at the achived news for 2012 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
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
NSRA 2014 Bakersfield
There are leading-edge customizing shops to be found in the Bakersfield, California, area that are as up to date as can be found anywhere, but if one’s looking for a great nostalgic blast back to the... 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

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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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Donor truck for COE project Dodge Ram 3500 runs and drives, wrecked
I have a very good base for someone who wants a modern day drivetrain and motor to put under their... more
Donor truck for COE project Dodge Ram 3500 runs and drives, wrecked
I have a very good base for someone who wants a modern day drivetrain and motor to put under their... more
World's Largest Parade of Pickup Trucks
WORLD RECORD ATTEMPT World’s Largest Parade of Pickup Trucks • Indianapolis Motor... more
2012 F-100 Western Nationals
Another great day for a truck show in a park in Anaheim, CA. 250 Ford trucks out for this... more
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