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The Oddest and Most Brat-ty of All Pickup Trucks
The Subaru BRAT was certainly eye-catching, its design bringing trucks and coupes together to create a unique blend of both. This small coupe with a truck bed is as memorable today as it was back in the day.
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Jerry
Jan 20, 2022
What the Heck Is a Cateye Truck?
The Cateye design was a unique headlight design available on some old pickups. And although it seems like an obscure feature, truck enthusiasts still seek out the specialized models on the used market.
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Jerry
Jan 17, 2022
What Was the 'Back to The Future' Toyota Tacoma?
To commemorate Back to the Future, Toyota recreated Marty’s truck in the movie with a 2016 Tacoma Toyota.
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Jerry
Jan 08, 2022
The Revival of the '90s Mini Truck Trend
The ‘90s started a lot of fun car trends, including the mini truck craze. Though mini trucks were around before then, the ‘90s popularized the funky customizations and paint jobs we recognize today. They might even be headed for a comeback.
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Jerry
Jan 06, 2022
The Futuristic Bugatti Truck, Not Quite at Light Speed Levels but It’ll Sure Feel Like It
The Bugatti truck is not actually made by Bugatti, but it is inspired by the style of the brand.
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Jerry
Jan 03, 2022
Are 6-Door Trucks a Real Thing?
There aren’t any automakers producing official six-door pickup trucks, but some people have modified their trucks into a six-door.
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Jerry
Dec 23, 2021
This Classic Mini Truck Is One of Honda’s Most Adorable Cars
As part of the small class of Kei vehicles in Japan, Honda produced the Acty mini truck. Never made available in the United States, the Acty truck is available in 3 different trims.
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Jerry
Dec 12, 2021
Diesel vs. Gas Truck: What's the Difference?
Diesel trucks are more fuel-efficient, but gas trucks might cost less overall. You’ll want to choose a truck based on your towing and driving needs.
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Jerry
Dec 07, 2021
Takuache Trucks: How an Aesthetic is Taking Over TikTok
The trokiando aesthetic, rooted in Mexican-American car culture, has seen rising popularity on TikTok. Takuache trucks have been trending along with this.
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Jerry
Nov 21, 2021
Jeep Mojave vs. Rubicon: What's the Better Off-Roading Trim?
When comparing the Jeep Mojave vs. Rubicon, it is apparent the Gladiator is rugged. The Rubicon is better geared toward rock crawling while the Mojave is made for desert adventures.
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Jerry
Nov 16, 2021
2022 Ram 1500 TRX Ignition Edition Comes In Eye-Catching Orange
The 2022 Ram 1500 TRX Ignition Edition features a striking orange exterior. If you’re looking for a more exciting paint option, this truck could be the one for you.
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Jerry
Nov 12, 2021
What Would Happen if Every Truck Driver Stopped Working? 4 Facts About Trucking
We see a lot of trucks on the road, but we don’t think much about it. If every truck driver stopped working for three days, we would be out of almost everything.
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Jerry
Nov 07, 2021
DIY Truck Bed Tent: A How-to Guide
If you have a truck, you can easily build a DIY truck bed tent. All you need is PVC pipe, connectors, and a tarp to create a great mobile camping experience.
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Jerry
Nov 06, 2021
The Top 3 Rock Crawling Vehicles for the Adventurous Off-Roader
Rock crawling is an extreme off-roading activity for the adventure seekers out there. If you’re thinking of hitting the trails, a capable vehicle and proper know-how will help to keep you safe and ensure you get the most out of the experience.
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Jerry
Nov 01, 2021
Tesla May Be Delaying the Cybertruck, but Jay Leno Already Took a Spin
The Cybertruck will be delayed, unfortunately, but Jay Leno has already been able to take it for a test drive. Leno and Elon Musk took it on a ride together.
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Jerry
Oct 29, 2021
Lordstown Motors May Be Saved With $400 Million Stock Purchase
Lordstown Motors, a failing EV manufacturer, has received a 400 million-dollar investment. Plagued by mismanagement and fraud, the company’s future is uncertain.
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Jerry
Oct 27, 2021
Autonomous Semi-Truck from Kodiak Could Be Solution to Driver Shortage
Kodiak Robotics has created a self-driving truck system that can combat the current driver shortage. Any class 8 semi-truck can be outfitted with their self-driving technology.
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Jerry
Oct 24, 2021
How to Get Cheap Truck Insurance for Your Pickup Truck
This is a guide on getting cheap truck insurance. Whether you have a commercial pickup or your truck is for personal use, use this article to learn how to get the most affordable truck insurance.
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Jerry
Nov 17, 2021
How to Get Cheap Commercial Truck Insurance
Commercial truck insurance is essential to any business that uses commercial vehicles. For the best rate, know your needs and call multiple companies.
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Jerry
Nov 11, 2021
The Best-Selling Midsize Truck Ranked the Lowest in a New J.D. Power Study
The Toyota Tacoma is popular, but it’s not the best truck to drive. The 2021 Tacoma TRD Pro has the same issues as previous models.
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Jerry
Dec 22, 2021
Having a Squatted Truck Could Soon Be Illegal In 1 State
North Carolina hopes to ban squatted trucks. A Change.org petition received over 71,000 signatures to make the Carolina Squat illegal.
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Jerry
Nov 23, 2021
The UFC's Newest Truck Partner Has a Fitting Name
UFC is now sponsored by truck company Battle Motors which will help promote the automaker’s vehicles. Battle Motors focuses on building recycling and waste trucks.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Repeal Excise Tax on Heavy Trucks and Trailers
There’s been a federal excise tax on heavy trucks and trailers for a long time. The Senate has introduced legislation to remove this tax.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Best Used Large Vehicles Under $5,000
Ford, Jeep, and Nissan have reliable SUVs or trucks that you might be able to find used for less than $5,000. You don’t have to break the bank for a large vehicle.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Whiskey Company Finds Unique Way to Repurpose Waste
Glenfiddich, a Scottish whiskey distiller, uses scotch waste to power delivery trucks. So far, four Iveco trucks are running on scotch.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Rhode Island's Heavy Duty Trucks Undergo Little to No Emissions Testing
Rhode Island has had a 21-year law to regulate emissions from heavy-duty trucks but hasn’t enforced the law but switching to electric vehicles might be a solution to the problem.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Hyundai Is Bringing More Hydrogen Vehicles for Trucking
Hyundai has tested the XCIENT Fuel Cell truck in Europe to show that they’re viable for deliveries. The automaker plans to produce more hydrogen vehicles.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Trucks Will Need to Be Part of Electrification Plans for Detroit
While the big three American automakers of Detroit claim to be able to meet President Biden’s electric vehicle goal by 2030, it doesn’t seem that they will be able to unless they work on making their truck and SUV fleets electric as well.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Your Truck Shouldn't Be Impounded in Seattle if It’s Also Your Home
A Seattle man gets his truck impounded, and loses his home and work tools in the process. The Washington Supreme Court determines that if a vehicle is someone’s home it shouldn’t be impounded.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021
Consumer Reports Thinks the 2022 Nissan Frontier Was 'Worth the Wait'
The 2022 Nissan Frontier is an update to a 17-year-old, unchanged, pickup truck. The upgraded Frontier has technological improvements, without compromising the car’s purpose.
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Jerry
Oct 14, 2021

All Questions on Trucks

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?
Olivia Rose
Jan 20, 2022
How do I call a tow truck if my car breaks down?
I drive a 1999 Ford F-150. I'm nervous about it breaking down. How would I call a tow truck if something happened?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
How can I load ATVs into my truck without a ramp?
I need to get my ATVs in my truck but I don't have a ramp. How can I load them?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
How can I get better gas mileage in my lifted truck?
My average mpg is 15. How can I get a better mpg on a lifted truck?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
How can I paint plastic truck mirrors?
I have scratches on my truck mirrors. How can I paint them?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
How can I open a locked toolbox in a truck?
I lost the keys to my truck's locked toolbox at a job site. How can I open it?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
How can I mount a winch on a truck?
I love off-roading in my truck and I want to mount a winch. How can I do that?
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?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
How to disable a distance alert on Mack truck?
The distance alert on my truck is driving me crazy. How can I disable it?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
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?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
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?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
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?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
How do I jump-start a diesel truck with a car?
How do I jump-start my diesel truck if my friend only has a car? I really need a jump and I don't know what to do.
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
How do I jump a diesel truck?
My diesel truck needs a jump. How do I jump it?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
How do you load a gun safe into a truck?
I need to transport my gun safe. How do I load it into my truck?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
How do you jump-start a diesel truck?
My diesel truck died. I think I left the headlights on. How do I jump-start it?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
How do you install a sleeper on a truck?
I want to start using my truck for longer trips. I'd like to install a sleeper on it. How do I do that?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
How do I get a license to drive a truck?
I'd like to start a career as a truck driver. How do I get a license?
Emily Maracle
Oct 20, 2021
Why do I have to have bobtail insurance and non-trucking insurance?
I am looking to lower my commercial insurance policy and I see that I have both bobtail and non-trucking insurance. Since they cover the same thing, can I get rid of one?
Shannon Martin
Oct 05, 2021
Do I need non-trucking insurance?
Is non-trucking insurance a requirement when you drive a semi? I already have my commercial policy and bobtail coverage. I don't want to have to buy more insurance.
Shannon Martin
Oct 05, 2021
What does bobtail insurance cover?
Do I need bobtail insurance? I am an independent trucker and one of the companies I contracted with asked if I had bobtail insurance. I don't, but I am not sure if this is something that I need to consider.
Shannon Martin
Oct 05, 2021
What is bobtail insurance for?
I was shopping for insurance last night for my little pickup truck and came across the term bobtail insurance. What is that and who is it for?
Shannon Martin
Oct 05, 2021
How can I find the value of a commercial vehicle?
I want to buy a Ford E-450 box truck for my furniture restoration and antique business. However, I can't find a value for the vehicle. Because I'll need to finance, I want to get its value ahead of time to avoid overpaying. How can I find the value of a commercial vehicle?
Eric Schad
Aug 10, 2021
What is the most basic type of car insurance in Alabama?
"What kind of insurance do I need in Alabama? I want to purchase the minimum coverage for this truck I'm going to buy."
Sophie Newman
Jul 28, 2021
What will last longer, a car or a truck?
"Which one will last longer on the road: a car or a truck? Settle a debate for me. It is time to buy a new vehicle. I want a truck, but the wife wants a car."
Shannon Martin
Jul 28, 2021

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