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Happen to be looking for tech support? Maybe installing something on that project of yours and you need a few pointers? Well, here in our technical section you can find articles, tips, and helpful guides related to anything you might be building on your classic truck.
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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
1947 Ford F-1 - Fun One
For many people in this hobby, these dreams never get further than the imagination, but for a lucky few, one might become reality.... more
1970 Chevy C10 - Big Shorty
In the course of promoting your company and its products, you decide that you want to put together a show piece — a vehicular attraction that would not only impress hot rodders and motorheads alike,... more
Choosing the Right Shocks and Coilovers for Your Truck
When Air Ride Technologies came on the scene in 1996, the company's founder, Bret Voelkel, was known for his killer homebuilt Pro Street Mustang, but not many expected he and his newly created firm... more
Custom Brake Lines For The C10
Making brake lines is one of those tasks I always dread. I don't do it often enough to be very good at it, I don't have the right tools, and it never comes out nearly as nice as I expect it to.... more
1960 Ford F-100 - Cappuccino Effie
Barn find. Farm truck. We hear these terms associated with classic trucks so often, that they've become passé. But when it comes to Andy Houghtelin's '60 Ford, these words aren't simple clichés used... 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

1984 Chevrolet lifted K10 Pickup: $6399
1984 Chevrolet C/K Pickup 1500 K10 lifted 4" suspension, 3" body lift, brand new 350 bored .030... more
1984 Chevrolet lifted K10 Pickup: $6399
1984 Chevrolet C/K Pickup 1500 K10 lifted 4" suspension, 3" body lift, brand new 350 bored .030... more
1984 Chevrolet K10 Pickup
Duplicate....sorry... more
Clunking sound from engine
Turns out the clunking sound from the front of the engine was bend push rods. Has anyone else run... more
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