Modern pickup trucks are huge — not just in length but also in girth and width. Today’s next car might not have the ginormous from grill of a new Silverado, but it has length in spades. Four doors and a long bed in a 3500 series GM pickup truck makes a long wheelbase Escalade look like a Miata. Find this 1996 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 offered for $3500 in Elk Grove, CA via craigslist.
I was talking a friend the other day who is a truck guy, and he asked me my advice on a diesel pickup truck. I’m not one to go around spouting off random opinions…oh wait…that is exactly what DT is, so I AM someone to go around spouting random opinions, so here goes; don’t buy a newish diesel pickup with one of them fancy twin-turbo common rail diesel V8s mated to a 8-speed auto and instead always insist on a classic diesel inline-6 single turbo and a manual gearbox like this next Cummins ISB 5.9 powered beasty. Find this 2003 Dodge Ram 3500 Diesel offered for $18,400 in Yuma, AZ via craigslist. Tip from Rock On!
America’s obsession with the giant pickup truck started many years ago, back when gas was cheap and safety was a consideration that was second to most…but gas is still cheap when adjusted for inflation and safety is still something that people struggle to understand. So enjoy the good old days with this good old pickup. […]
The Rover P6 was released in 1963 as a clean sheet design to replace the P4 & P5. The P6 included a number of advanced features, including a de Dion tube rear end with inboard disc brakes, and a unibody design with unstressed body panels bolted to the frame — similar in concept to the […]
Unlike everything else posted on these pages, this next feature is a car that you don’t want to own, but I’m going to post it because the description is priceless. The short version is that the van is likely cursed and has crashed into multiple objects, including a John Deere tractor, and a loaner vehicle […]
If you stumbled into a Rover SD1 at a used car shop in the UK, it would hardly register as noteworthy, but over here in the land of cheeseburgers and freedom, we don’t often get to see anything with the Rover Viking Longship badge on the front. Enjoy a break from the mundane with this […]
In 1981 Chrysler’s truck division introduced a replacement for the aging D-Series pickup and B-series van. The new vehicle was called the Dodge Ram in homage to the Ram’s head hood ornament that first appeared on Dodge vehicles in the 1930s. While the Ford and Chevy guys decorate their rear windows with urinating Calvins, the […]