Features

The 8-Lug Magazine Features section showcases custom diesel truck reviews and featured articles including customized 3/4-ton and 1-ton Dodge diesel trucks, full-size Ford diesels, 4x4 Chevy truck models, and other pickup trucks.
Towing Smart - What You Need To Know Before You Tow Towing Smart - What You Need To Know Before You Tow
By Jason Gonderman
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...
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1996 Dodge Ram 3500 - Tough Tow Rig 1996 Dodge Ram 3500 - Tough Tow Rig
By Jason Sands
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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2001 Hummer H1 - Off-Road Aficionado 2001 Hummer H1 - Off-Road Aficionado
By Dan Ward
Behind the wheel of this incredible Hummer H1, no off-road trail is too treacherous, no Hollywood premier is too elite, and with 1,000 lb-ft on tap, he can blast towards the horizon with sports car-li...
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2008 Ford F-250 Harley-Davidson Edition - Colossus 2008 Ford F-250 Harley-Davidson Edition - Colossus
By Patrick McCarthy
Owner Peter Alongi wanted to build himself a daily driver that would represent everything his shop is capable of.
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2011 Dodge Ram 2500 4WD - Flyin' High Daily 2011 Dodge Ram 2500 4WD - Flyin' High Daily
By Harley Camilleri
Jacob Callahan's 2011 Dodge Ram 2500 is called upon to provide support for the race truck many miles into a race and far from civilization—or the nearest parts store—should something go wrong.
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2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty - Twisted 2001 Ford F-250 Super Duty - Twisted
By Patrick McCarthy
While some project trucks were destined for modifications from day one, others gradually morphed into projects over years of small tweaks.
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2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD - El Diablo 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD - El Diablo
By Patrick McCarthy
Mike Mashburn, owner of Rimz One in Mooresville chose to build a big, bad, immediately recognizable 2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD that would show off some of the best wheels, tires, and truck access...
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2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Mega Cab - OVERKILL 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Mega Cab - OVERKILL
By Joe Greeves
Some might call this stretched Mega Cab overkill, but Simon enjoys driving it every day.
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2013 Ford F-450 Super Duty Platinum - Not Just Another Pretty Face 2013 Ford F-450 Super Duty Platinum - Not Just Another Pretty Face
By Harley Camilleri
Tim Nicolau Designs made it easy to decipher whether or not this 2013 Ford F-450 Super Duty Platinumgets used for both work and play…or simply just for play.
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2013 Ram HD Mega Cab - A Touch of Class 2013 Ram HD Mega Cab - A Touch of Class
By Dan Ward
A classy off-road brawler is hard to achieve, but this all-black 2013 Ram HD Mega Cab is simply elegant.
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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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