Events

Find diesel truck show and event coverage where 8-Lug Magazine scopes out 3/4-ton and 1-ton custom diesel trucks at shows and events nationwide in the Events section.
The Work Truck Show 2014 The Work Truck Show 2014
By Mike McGlothlin
We made our annual visit to the National Truck Equipment Association's (NTEA) must-attend work truck show where some of the biggest names in the industry (Ford, Ram, and GM) all had something new to r...
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2014 LoneStar Throwdown Truck Show 2014 LoneStar Throwdown Truck Show
By Maxwell Matthewson
It seems the diesel HD trend has been getting bigger and bigger in recent years. This is especially true in the Lone Star state.
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1st Annual XTP Dyno Day Event 1st Annual XTP Dyno Day Event
By Patrick McCarthy
In order to accurately document power output, you need a dynamometer, and that’s exactly what the staff at XTP Diesel & Offroad provided at their inaugural Dyno Day event.
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2013 Scheid Diesel Extravaganza - Truly An Extravaganza 2013 Scheid Diesel Extravaganza - Truly An Extravaganza
By Bob Carpenter
Every year since 1997, the Scheid Diesel Service company has held an annual diesel pickup event (the first few years it was a TDR Rally) in Terre Haute, Indiana, and it seems to grow every year.
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Glamis California - Rails, Rigs, And Rowdies Glamis California - Rails, Rigs, And Rowdies
By Ronald Ahrens
For the sand people of California’s desert, Thanksgiving weekend is the year’s biggest. Joining them at Imperial Sand Dunes Recreation Area, we learn what they drive and why their rituals endure
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SEMA Scene 2013 SEMA Scene 2013
By Bob Carpenter
The annual SEMA show is a trade-only event put on by the Specialty Equipment Market Association. It is the premier automotive specialty products trade event in the world.
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The 10th Annual Southeast Showdown The 10th Annual Southeast Showdown
By Joe Greeves
Where the big rigs come to play
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2013 Overland Expo 2013 Overland Expo
By Gary Wescott
Have eight-lug truck will travel
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2013 Shell Rotella Super Diesel Shootout 2013 Shell Rotella Super Diesel Shootout
By Bob Carpenter
The inaugural Super Diesel Shootout, sponsored by Shell Rotella, is in the books now—and most agreed it was a fun weekend of trucks, trucks, and more trucks.
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Ladies of SEMA 2013 Ladies of SEMA 2013
By Jeremy Cook
If you're looking for all of the Ladies of this year's SEMA show in one amazing photo gallery you've come to the right place!
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Work Truck Review News - August 2014
By The Staff of 8-Lug
Check out this months roundup of work truck news bits featuring the 2014 Ram Power Wagon, the salmon migration, rear camera laws, and more!
Claimed Best-In-Class Standard Diesel Horsepower, Torque
GMC has just fanned the flames in the eternal truck wars with their latest offering, the 2015 GMC Sierra HD All Terrain.
Rocky Mountain Grades, Fuel Economy and Sled Pull Action!
Towing a trailer can be one of the most stressful—but ultimately rewarding—endeavors a new truck owner will take on. With a bit of common sense and a firm grasp on the basics, pulling a trailer can be...
Towing is hard on a truck, anyone can tell you that. So how has Blair Pine's 1996 Dodge Ram 3500 survived more than 150,000 miles towing 15,000 pounds?
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