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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.
2014 Dakar Rally: American Heavy-Duty Support Pickups 2014 Dakar Rally: American Heavy-Duty Support Pickups
By Ronald Ahrens
Last January, the Dakar marathon off-road rally crossed Argentina, Bolivia, and Chile. Without the support of American heavy-duty pickups, it wouldn't have been possible.
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SEMA 2014: 16 Trucks to Whet the Appetite SEMA 2014: 16 Trucks to Whet the Appetite
By Monica Gonderman
Every November, hundreds of custom trucks and cars congregate at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas for a week of automotive madness. 2014 was no different.
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The Southeast Showdown and NOPI Nationals 2014 The Southeast Showdown and NOPI Nationals 2014
By Joe Greeves
Check out this years show coverage of the 2014 Southeast Showdown and NOPI Nationals!
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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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Follow along as we install a Bullet Proof Diesel heavy-duty oil cooler kit with all the bells and whistles on a hard-working 2006 Ford F-550 Super Duty.
Check out Max McKeever's 2004 Ford F-250 in this Work Trend Review Readers' Ride Spotlight.
In this month's Mailbag Readers Letters you'll see the new 2016 Ford F-650/F-750 and how Tom DeGideo II would spec his F-650 If he had $50,000 to $60,000 in his pocket.
It’s smart and prudent to scope out the competition to at least validate your brand loyalty. Can you make a bad choice when it comes to new trucks? Which one is right?
For our 2008 Chevy Silverado 3500HD Crew Cab longbed, Titan offers a 62-gallon replacement tank and a 30-gallon Spare Tire Auxiliary Fuel System tank.
Bushwacker announced the winner of its first-ever Founder’s Award today, recognizing Josh Ellison’s Ford F-350 crew cab as the best truck at the 2014 SEMA Show
The Dakar Rally is one of the most enduring races on this planet, which is why it has been dubbed the "World's Toughest Race," ever since its inception back in 1979.
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