Features

The 8-Lug Magazine Features section showcases custom Chevy diesel truck reviews and featured articles including customized 3/4-ton and 1-ton Chevrolet Duramax diesel 4x4 trucks with full-size Chevy diesels like the Silverado 2500 and 3500, and other pickup trucks.
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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2001 Chevrolet 3500HD Dualie - Inferno 2001 Chevrolet 3500HD Dualie - Inferno
By Dan Ward
Matt Spence of Houston, Texas, made a big splash in the Texas custom scene when we debuted his 2001 Chevrolet 3500HD Dualie that featured a slammed stance, 24-inch wheels, and killer two-tone paintjob...
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International Armor Group Headquarters Shop Tour International Armor Group Headquarters Shop Tour
By Joe Greeves
The International Armor Group crew builds a variety of vehicles that include armoring solutions for VIP protection, luxury SUVs, police and law enforcement vehicles, and military armored personnel car...
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2014 Truck And Van Buyer’s Guide 2014 Truck And Van Buyer’s Guide
By Trevor Reed
This year, new truck buyers have the choice of the most powerful diesel engines ever offered—along with the most economical—in a fullsize pickup and work van.
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2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD And GMC Sierra HD First Look 2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD And GMC Sierra HD First Look
By Sean P. Holman
With the 2015 Chevrolet and GMC HD model year, all that will change as the robust chassis finally gets the worthy interior and styling it’s been waiting for.
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2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD - Prerunner Stunner 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD - Prerunner Stunner
By Dan Ward
Resting on an 8-inch long-travel lift kit from CST Suspension with CST 2.0 reservoir-shocks, 37-inch Toyo M/Ts on beadlock Walker Evans wheels, and N-Fab off-road bumpers, the 2500HD looks ready for t...
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2009 Chevrolet Silverado Baja Chase Truck 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Baja Chase Truck
By Steve Temple
Baja Burro: Setting Up Chevy Chase 1 To Haul Dirt Bikes South Of The Border
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2009 Chevy 2500HD - Duck, Duck… COOL! 2009 Chevy 2500HD - Duck, Duck… COOL!
By The Staff of 8-Lug
Howard Avery is well known as a duck hunter and hosts the show Duck Dog Waterfowl on the Sportsman Channel.
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2008 Chevrolet 3500 - Salvage Yard To Trophy Winner 2008 Chevrolet 3500 - Salvage Yard To Trophy Winner
By Joe Greeves
Typically, John’s shop takes new trucks and makes them better, adding aftermarket performance and customizing upgrades to precisely tailor the vehicle to the owner’s needs. Every now and then, however...
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2013 Chevrolet HD - Marketing Plan 2013 Chevrolet HD - Marketing Plan
By Steve Warner
Southern California specialty car builder Chris Mangum of Mangum Automotive Designs (MAD Industries) set out to create a pair of promotional vehicles and a marketing trailer for DSO Eyewear (of which...
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Rocky Mountain Grades, Fuel Economy and Sled Pull Action!
GMC has just fanned the flames in the eternal truck wars with their latest offering, the 2015 GMC Sierra HD All Terrain.
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?
All Competitors Survive Brutal Test of Driveline Strength
Ford F-250 and Fullsize SUVs on LoJack’s Most-Stolen List
Trade In Value