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How to Safely Drive Around Semi Trucks
Semi trucks are big, awkward machines that can be annoying to share the road with. How can you maneuver around them safely?
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Andrew Koole
Jan 10, 2023
Ram 1500 Big Horn / Lone Star V6
Two V6 engines are available for the Ram 1500 Big Horn / Lone Star—a standard gas mild hybrid and a torque-heavy diesel.
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Sarah Gray
Dec 16, 2022
Ram Rebel Tire Pressure
The proper tire pressure for a Ram 1500 Rebel is 45 PSI and 55 PSI for the back and front tires respectively. And no, there’s no TPMS reset button on the Ram Rebel.
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Matt Nightingale
Dec 01, 2022
2022 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab Configurations
There are 26 different possible configurations for the 2022 Chevy Silverado Crew Cab—But only one is perfect for you. Click here to find out which one.
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Matt Nightingale
Nov 25, 2022
All About Ford F-150 ECO Mode
The Ford F-150’s ECO mode can help you save money on gasoline, maintenance, and even traffic tickets. Click here to see all the benefits of Ford’s ECO mode.
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Matt Nightingale
Nov 25, 2022
Top 5 Eco-Friendly Pickup Trucks
Electric trucks like the Rivian RT1 and Ford F-150 Lightning are setting a new standard for pickups with a lighter carbon footprint.
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Cameron Thiessen
Nov 17, 2022
2018 Ram 2500 Fuel Filter Location
Depending on your engine, there are either one or two fuel filters in your 2018 Ram 2500.
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Amber Reed
Nov 07, 2022
1994 Ford F-150 Bolt Pattern
With this bolt pattern and a few other specifications, modifying your 1994 Ford F-150’s tires should be hassle-free.
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Alita Dark
Nov 04, 2022
Tesla Cybertruck Bed Size
The new Tesla Cybertruck will feature a 6.5-foot bed. Find out more here.
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Sarah Gray
Oct 25, 2022
How to Measure a Truck Bed
To measure your truck bed length, start at the inner wall of the bulkhead and end at the inner wall of the tailgate. Here’s what else you need to know.
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Natalie Todoroff
Oct 18, 2022
Toyota Tundra Radio Replacement
Want to do a Toyota Tundra radio upgrade but don’t know where to begin? We’ve got the intel on how to remove your OEM radio and the best aftermarket upgrades.
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Natalie Todoroff
Oct 18, 2022
2000 Ford F-150 Bolt Pattern
From torque to stud size to the tools you need, learn all about the bolt pattern for your 2000 F-150 here.
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Zachary Morgan
Oct 17, 2022
2018 F-150 Bolt Pattern
Your source for 2018 F-150 bolt pattern info—from stud size and offset to the tools you’ll need to measure for yourself.
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Mariza Morin
Oct 17, 2022
Ram 1500 Rebel Bed Size
Need to know how long your truck bed is? Find out with Jerry’s guide to the 2022 Ram 1500 Rebel’s bed length.
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Zachary Morgan
Oct 17, 2022
2022 Jeep Gladiator Bed Size
The Jeep Gladiator's five-foot steel bed can hold up to 35.5 cubic feet and 1,700 pounds of cargo.
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Jasmine Kanter
Oct 18, 2022
2022 Ram 2500 Bed Size
With a six-foot-four or eight-foot truck bed, the Ram 2500 can carry up to 4,010 pounds.
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Jasmine Kanter
Oct 18, 2022
Cool Old Trucks That Are Also Affordable
Looking for a capable, durable vehicle that won’t break the bank? How about a well-built classic pickup? Check out the cheapest cool old trucks on the market.
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Elaine Duvet
Oct 08, 2022
Can We Expect the Tesla Semi by the End of 2022?
We’ve been promised the Tesla Semi before, but new evidence shows the standing release date could be more accurate than past projections.
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Andrew Koole
Oct 07, 2022
8 Truck Wrap Ideas
Ready for a blank canvas to express your personality? Want to increase brand awareness for your small business? Get inspired by these innovative truck wrap ideas.
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Elaine Duvet
Oct 07, 2022
Toyota Tundra Bed Size
Jerry’s guide to the 2022 Toyota Tundra bed size can help you pick out the perfect fit for you.
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Meaghan Branham
Oct 25, 2022
Ram 1500 Quad Cab Bed Size
How much bed is enough? Find out with Jerry’s guide to the 2022 Ram 1500 Quad Cab’s bed length.
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Ethan Moser
Oct 25, 2022
Toyota Tacoma Bed Size
The 2022 Toyota Tacoma comes with either a 5-foot or 6-foot, 1-inch bed, depending on your model.
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Meaghan Branham
Oct 25, 2022
2000 Ford Ranger Bed Size
How long is your 2000 Ford Ranger’s truck bed? Find out with Jerry!
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Jacqulyn Graber
Oct 25, 2022
Nissan Titan Bed Size
Does the Nissan Titan offer enough space for your trucking needs? Find out with Jerry’s guide to the 2022 Nissan Titan’s bed length.
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Ethan Moser
Oct 25, 2022
Ford Ranger Bed Size
Will a Ford Ranger meet all your trucking needs? Double check with Jerry’s guide to the 2022 Ford Ranger’s bed length.
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Cameron Thiessen
Oct 25, 2022
Ford F-150 Bed Size
How does the Ford F-150 bed size compare to its rivals? Get the details on the bed specs for the newest Ford pickup.
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Andrea Barrett
Oct 28, 2022
Should You Get a Ram Extended Warranty?
If you’re thinking about getting a Ram extended warranty, make sure you read through Jerry’s review of coverage options and pricing.
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Cameron Thiessen
Dec 08, 2022
GMC Canyon Bed Size
The 2022 GMC Canyon comes with two bed size options, but your Canyon’s hauling capacity depends on which engine and drivetrain you choose. Click here for more.
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Matt Nightingale
Oct 25, 2022
GMC Sierra Bed Size
The 2022 GMC Sierra has three available cargo bed sizes, but to haul the biggest payload you’ll need to choose your engine, box size, and drivetrain wisely.
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Matt Nightingale
Oct 25, 2022
Chevrolet Colorado Bed Size
How much truck bed space is enough? Find out with Jerry’s guide to the 2022 Chevrolet Colorado’s bed length.
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Mariza Morin
Oct 25, 2022

All Questions on Trucks

What is a Toyota Tundra’s mpg?
My old truck finally broke down after fifteen years of driving. I’m now in the market for a new one, but definitely need something with great gas mileage. I like the look of the Toyota Tundra; how many miles per gallon does a Toyota Tundra get?
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Natalie Todoroff
Feb 25, 2022
How many spark plugs does a diesel truck have?
I bought an old truck and might try to fix it up so that it can run. How many spark plugs should I get?
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Rob Shapiro
Mar 29, 2022
How can you tell if the frame on your truck is bent?
I recently got into an accident. I don't notice any damage, but now my truck is acting strange. I'm worried the frame is bent. How can I tell?
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Emily Maracle
Dec 13, 2022
What is the towing capacity of a 2008 Chevrolet Silverado 1500?
I just got a new truck for work, but I don’t know how much weight it can handle. How much can a 2008 Silverado 1500 tow?
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Holden Easterbrook
Mar 03, 2022
How much will it cost to replace my truck side bed panel?
Last week I got into a car accident that damaged the side panel of my truck bed. My car insurance won’t cover the cost of repairs so I’ll have to pay out of pocket to fix my truck. How much will it cost to replace my truck side bed panel?
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Talullah Blanco
Apr 01, 2022
What’s a Jeep Gladiator’s truck bed size?
I’m looking to buy a new truck soon. I’ve always loved Jeeps, but I don’t know much about Gladiators. What’s a Jeep Gladiator’s truck bed size?
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Melanie Mergen
Mar 04, 2022
What is the Jeep Gladiator bed size?
I have been looking at getting a Jeep Gladiator instead of a GMC pickup, but I need a bed that’s big enough to carry my dirt bikes. How big is the bed on the Gladiator?
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Andrea Barrett
Mar 16, 2022
Can you tell me how I can remove a truck bed?
I got a fantastic deal on a 2012 pickup a few weeks ago. The cab—and more importantly the engine—are in great condition, but the bed is really damaged. I’d like to take the bed off and replace it with one from a junkyard (once I find one). How can I remove a truck bed?
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Rachel Rigolino
Apr 04, 2022
Is a truck a car?
Over coffee this morning, my 8-year-old daughter and I have been engaged in a raucous, all-consuming debate. She’s convinced that a truck is a car—they’re both on four wheels, they both carry things, etc. I think she’s clearly nuts, as a truck is **a truck** and a car is **a car**...right? Is a truck a car?
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Jason Tushinski
Mar 31, 2022
Is it bad to buy a Chevy truck with 200k miles?
I’m shopping for a used truck and the one I want has a lot of mileage. Is 200,000 miles too much to be worth my time and money?
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Rob Shapiro
Mar 31, 2022
How long does a pile driving construction project take?
I just moved to a new city, and right after moving, a construction project started right next to my apartment. It’s so loud! Right now, they are in the pile driving process. When can I expect the pile driving to be done?
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Olivia Rose
Jan 20, 2022
How do you get sap off your car?
I just got back from a camping trip, and realized that there is tree sap dried onto the hood of my new truck! I went through the car wash, but it is still there. How can I get the sap off my car without messing up the paint?
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Lynell Spencer
Mar 23, 2022
Is truck driving a stressful job?
I’m thinking about becoming a truck driver. People I’ve spoken to say that it’s a stressful job, but it looks like fun. Can you tell me if truck driving is a stressful job?
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Rob Shapiro
Feb 03, 2022
Does a diesel engine need to warm up before driving?
I’m heading out early tomorrow on a winter road trip. Does my diesel engine need to warm up before I hit the road?
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Jason Tushinski
Jan 28, 2022
How do I mount a truck toolbox without drilling?
I'd like to mount a toolbox in my truck for work. My truck is brand new and I don't want to drill holes in it. How can I mount a toolbox without drilling holes?
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Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
How do I mount a truck toolbox without doing any drilling?
I want to put a toolbox in the bed of my truck, but I don't want to have to drill holes. How can I mount a toolbox without drilling holes?
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Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
Tips for driving at night with a CDL
I recently got my CDL and landed my first truck driving job. Since I’m new I am really nervous about driving a big truck at night—what are some tips to help me for more confident driving in the dark?
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Mary Cahill
Feb 11, 2022
How can I check the codes on my Mack truck?
The check engine light came on in my Mack truck. How can I check what the error is?
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Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
What are the best mud tires for a diesel truck?
I really need mud tires for my diesel truck but there are a lot of options. Do you have any recommendations for reliable brands?
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Rob Shapiro
Mar 31, 2022
Why does my leg hurt while driving?
I drive long hours for work and I find my leg cramps up and gets sore when I’m on the road. What might be causing this?
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Jason Tushinski
Feb 08, 2022
How do you fix cammed-over brakes?
I own a couple of trucks that I make deliveries in, and one of them has been having serious brake problems. I had a technician come and take a look, and they said I had cammed-over brakes. I’m not super familiar with the term, but is there any way I can fix cammed-over brakes?
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Chloe Jenkins
Jan 28, 2022
How to jumpstart a diesel truck?
I just bought a diesel truck and want to make sure I know what to do if the battery dies. What do I need to know to jumpstart it?
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Rob Shapiro
Mar 31, 2022
I’m a first-time diesel truck owner—what do I need to know?
I just bought a diesel truck and I’m not sure where to start. What are some of the most important things that I should know?
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Rob Shapiro
Mar 31, 2022
What happens if I put gas in my Ford diesel truck?
Help! I totally wasn’t thinking at the gas pump today and accidentally put gas in my Ford Power Stroke! I realized the mistake pretty fast and filled most of the tank with diesel, but I’m not sure if that was a bad call. What’s going to happen?
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Shannon Fitzgerald
Mar 31, 2022
What is the towing capacity of a 2008 Honda Ridgeline?
I have a 2008 Honda Ridgeline, and I am hoping to tow a trailer to my cabin for the weekend. To make sure I don’t overload my truck, I’m wondering, what’s the towing capacity for the Ridgeline?
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Mary Cahill
Mar 02, 2022
Can you ride in the bed of a truck?
Growing up in a small town, my childhood friends and I grew up riding in the back of our parents’ pickup truck bed. I casually mentioned this in a story I was telling to some of my college friends, and they were all shocked, telling me that was illegal, which I’d never heard before. Can you ride in the bed of a truck?
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Melanie Mergen
Mar 04, 2022
How do you transport a bike in a truck bed?
I’ve recently picked up mountain biking as a hobby and love it! I have a pickup truck and want to begin driving to mountain biking locations throughout the state. How do I transport my bike in my truck bed?
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Talullah Blanco
Apr 01, 2022
What is the 2020 Ford F-350’s towing capacity?
My family and I just bought a ranch in Montana, and I need to make sure my truck’s up to the task. I have a 2020 F-350 with a fifth-wheel configuration for towing a camper.
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Sarah Gray
Mar 03, 2022
What’s the size of a Chevy Colorado truck bed?
I’ve decided to buy a new pickup truck and am comparing various makes, models, and bed sizes. Can you help? What’s the size of a Chevy Colorado truck bed?
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Rachel Rigolino
Apr 04, 2022
How do you tie down a kayak in a truck bed?
I just bought my daughter a kayak for her birthday, but now I have to figure out how I’m going to get it down to the river. What’s the best way to tie down a kayak in a truck bed?
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Holden Easterbrook
Feb 15, 2022

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