Author Archives: Eric

ATCA Macungie of the Past

By now you have probably heard the sad news that the annual ATCA truck show held in Macungie PA will not take place this year due to the ongoing Corona virus pandemic. This is sad news indeed but when truck … Continue reading

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The Beast

You may have seen the original video but here is the directors cut that includes new photos and videos along with more information about The Beast.

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Ford CLT-9000

Is this not a picture perfect truck? Wow, what a great find by John the other day while he was enjoying some time out of the house while avoiding other humans. I highly recommend taking a cruise when you can … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – DC9964

It’s been a long time since we had an Autocar Mondays around these parts but thanks to Clarence we can once again celebrate. We last saw this truck almost one year to the day. Back then it was loaded down … Continue reading

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Only the Strong Survive

I always love finding these old dinosaurs still working away. Of course many of you will look at this truck and not think that it is that old but it’s pushing at least 20 years on the clock if not … Continue reading

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The Next Western Star

We all need something to look forward to in these dark times. In just a short 119 days the latest and greatest Western Star truck will become official. Until that time we can all just sit around and watch the … Continue reading

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Still Still Working – Diamond Reo Giant

Take a look at this old familiar face, it’s the Diamond Reo Giant that Dave spotted about five years ago! I happy to see it’s still out there working for a living without being beat to death. Thanks for keeping … Continue reading

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NTEA 2020

With the Corona Virus specter hovering over the known universe more than a few large trade show have been outright canceled. This was not the case with the NTEA 2020, the work truck show. Over the past four years our … Continue reading

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Long Live the Ford

Ya know, these old Fords really hang around don’t they? You have to think that Ford dropped the ball when they sold out to Daimler Benz especially since the company currently appears to be rudderless. Anyway, I love the low … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Test

I’m sure the folks at Western Star believe they make a seriously tough and thoroughly road tested rig. Without question the 4700 series chassis went through countless hours of real world testing before the model went into full production. But … Continue reading

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