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Inside our Features section you’ll find all of the best 1978 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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1956 Ford F-100 - Carried Away
It's very hard to accuse anyone restoring an old ride of doing something financially practical. Sure, you can go with an eco-friendly driveline and stuff like that, but ultimately we're always... more
Building Bed Belts
It's an age-old problem, where to you put "stuff" when you own a vintage pickup? No doubt about it, storage space in a vintage cab is at a premium.... more
Haul Monitor - Alternative Options
Looking over the ICON Thriftmaster truck that graces this month's cover, it's hard not to notice the overwhelming nod to nostalgia that truck has, though it may not be obvious at first glance.... more
1979 Chevy C10 - Low-Faux Bonanza
Some truck projects seem to take forever, building up momentum with the speed of a tree stump. The danger of that slow pace is the project veering off course into some unintended—and more... more
How to Install an Inlet Tract and Intercooler
With the LS327 engine permanently mounted in our 1968 C10, I decided to start the fabrication process on the intercooler assembly.... 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

Touchy or sensitive brakes on a 1978 chev short wide.
My son has a 78 that the brake peddle is very sensitive at the top of the peddle throw. i have... more
Touchy or sensitive brakes on a 1978 chev short wide.
Yes it has power brakes, in looking at the history from the reciepts this has been an on going... more
Touchy or sensitive brakes on a 1978 chev short wide.
I have a '79 that I've had the booster and master-cylinder off, so I should remember what it looks... more
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