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The New Ford F-650

It has been just about a year since Ford jumped back into the Class 6-7 with their newly revamped F-650  and F-750 offerings. As the world turns I have seen more of these trucks creeping onto the road. With a … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Old 97

I can only imagine the look on the eyes of a tire dealer when one of these “Michigan Specials” rolls into the shop. I’ve often wondered how this unique trucking combination came to be and why some many axles are … Continue reading

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Walking with Classics

I’ll start off this post by apologizing for the lack of updates to this site over the past few weeks. I’ve been in the middle of home move and I just haven’t had the time or the energy to process … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Running in a Pack

Well it ain’t Monday but one thing is for sure this beauty is an Autocar! This 1951 DC100 powered by a Cummins NHRS diesel was just one of many spectacular rigs of the Autocar nameplate found at the ATHS National … Continue reading

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Cabover Cornucopia Part II

Part II of the cabover cornucopia that was the ATHS National Show in Des Moines begins…NOW! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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Cabover Cornucopia

Spend enough time talking trucks and eventually the conversation will turn to cabovers. What happened to cabovers? Are cabovers safer? How come cabovers are still popular in Europe? Do cabovers ride better? Cabovers! Cabovers! Cabovers! I don’t have answers the … Continue reading

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The Light of Day

Everyone likes a good barn find story but what about a mine find story? You’re looking at a Euclid R35 that has rarely seen the light of day. For decades this truck toiled inside Danby Quarry, the world’s largest underground … Continue reading

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Autocar Mondays – Familiar Face

When traveling it’s always nice to see a familiar face like this 1972 Autocar DC9364 owned by Don Berch. As you might recall this DC still packs it’s original NTC 355 and 13 speed Fuller while riding on a late … Continue reading

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Roadside Attractions

While visiting the Iowa 80 truck stop I took a moment to cruise the parking lots full of hundreds of trucks. While many rigs were the typical soulless OTR fleet trucks there were a few worth noting, or more specifically … Continue reading

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Hendrickson Trucks

Here on the east coast Hendrickson trucks were always something of a rare bird and now with the passage of time that statement has only becomes more true. Heading out to the ATHS show in Des Moines I knew that … Continue reading

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