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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.
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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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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The DMG Mori Seiki NLX2500SY can make anything from small fittings (like the water-cooled turbo fitting we took pictures of) to connecting rods, and even crankshafts.
What does a meat-snack company have to do with working pickups? More than you might think.
Check out Travis Eddins' 2005 GMC Sierra 2500HD in this Readers' Ride Spotlight.
Leon installed a new intake horn from BD Diesel Performance and an EGR delete kit before heading for ARP head studs, 195cc injectors, and a Garrett PowerMax turbo with a Bullseye Power BatMoWheel .
According to the Diesel Technology Forum, public transit agencies are upgrading to clean diesel technology faster than the national average for large vehicles.
Would you believe this 2011 Ram was originally supposed to be a farm truck? But after the truck survived the wrath of a tornado, plans for the would-be workhorse changed.
Horsepower. Torque. Speed. The never-ending quest for increased performance is a bug that has bitten many car and truck enthusiasts.
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