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Inside our Features section you’ll find all of the best 1940 trucks that have been featured in Custom Classic Trucks Magazine over the years. Browse our archives below or select an article to read truck reviews, view photos & specs, and more.
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1968 Chevy C10 LS EFI System Install
When it came to an actual EFI setup, I was in the dark. I knew EFI systems required more pressure and thus, naturally a different way to run the fuel lines. But just how, I was unsure.... more
1965 Chevy C10 - A C10 Like Back Then
A lot of custom truck enthusiasts got their first taste of the hobby in high school, driving some cheap, beater pickup. When they weren't behind the wheel, they were under the hood or underneath the... more
Fitting Chevy Doors
It wasn't all that long ago that building a custom classic truck often meant saving mangled, rusty parts that long ago had outlived their usefulness.... more
1963 Ford F-100 - Special Edition
Retired from the Kennedy Space Center where he worked as a technician on the Apollo program and the Space Shuttle, Jerry somehow found time during his aerospace career to restore more than 10... more
Relocating Stock Turn Signals
With the addition of the intercooler behind the grille of our '68 Chevy, the real estate was starting to become a hot commodity. One of the things that received the "imminent domain" card was the... more

Classic Truck Blogs

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
Classic Instruments '53-'55 F-100 Package
Check out Classic Instruments retro-fit unit for '53-'55 Ford trucks. Original fit, original... more
Presented by The Long Beach Model "T" Club
All Antique, Classic, and Automotive Hobby Related Items Friday July 20, & Saturday, July 21, 2012 ... more

Classic Truck Forums

What color is the cab-1940 Ford , April issue, Page 64
I would like to paint my truck cab the same color as shown on page 64,65 in the April issue,... more
Help finding parts 1940 1 1/2 ton truck
Hi Bill just got a 1940 1 ton express just looking for some help? do i sell it or fix it? Tyler... more
Help finding parts 1940 1 1/2 ton truck
My grandfather has what I believe is a 1.5 ton Ford 1940. He is looking to get rid of it. It is in... more
Help finding parts 1940 1 1/2 ton truck
I'm working on a 1940 1 1/2 Ford Stake Truck. I'm looking for replacement fenders. I can not seem... more
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