Trucks

5 DIY Tasks to Get Your Car Road Trip Ready

5 DIY Tasks to Get Your Car Road Trip Ready

Our family loves road trips. Living in Los Angeles we are blessed with a myriad of day trip options as well as fun weekend trips. But before we embark on any adventure we always check to make sure our vehicles are in top shape.

Doing the “Double” in a Chevy Colorado

Doing the “Double” in a Chevy Colorado

From surf to snow, we took the 2016 Chevy Colorado through it’s paces as we joined Damien Hobgood for a single day of surfing and snowboarding.

A Week with the 2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD

A Week with the 2016 GMC Sierra 2500HD

For the GMC DIY Challenge we took home a Sierra 2500HD for a week. Here’s what we liked.

Mid-Sized Trucks Might be the Perfect DIY Vehicle

Mid-Sized Trucks Might be the Perfect DIY Vehicle

When it comes to miles per gallon and finding parking, mid-sized trucks win hands down over full-sized pickups and DIYers won’t lose much in terms of cargo space and towing.

The Ram Cave Winners

The Ram Cave Winners

Ram Trucks just announced the three winners of their Ram Cave renovation contest

John Deere Factory Tour and Tractor Testing

John Deere Factory Tour and Tractor Testing

Behind the scenes at the John Deere factory where their compact tractors are built and tested.

Classic 4×4 Trucks That We Love

Classic 4×4 Trucks That We Love

They don’t make them like they used to. Here are our favorite 4×4 trucks that keep getting better with age.

Win a RAM CAVE Garage Transformation from Ram Trucks

Win a RAM CAVE Garage Transformation from Ram Trucks

Have a garage in need of a transformation? You can win a RAM CAVE by entering today.

How to Change Your Own Shocks

How to Change Your Own Shocks

Replacing the shocks on your vehicle are an important piece of maintenance and fortunately it’s a job that you can do yourself.

LA Auto Show Photo Gallery

LA Auto Show Photo Gallery

All of the photos from the LA Auto Show

LA Auto Show Kicks Into High Gear

LA Auto Show Kicks Into High Gear

I missed the LA Auto Show but not this year. I attended the media only events yesterday and got a first look at the cars and trucks before the public which was nice as there was no bustling crowds or people to get in the way of photos. Every major […]

How to Change a Flat Tire After a Blowout

How to Change a Flat Tire After a Blowout

This weekend we traveled to the Nevada desert and were probably going a bit too fast on a dirt road. All it takes is a sharp rock and BOOM there goes your tire which is exactly what happened. Fortunately it was the rear tire and after the blowout we came […]

Thule XSporter Truck Rack Review

Thule XSporter Truck Rack Review

My truck has handled transporting surfboards with just a simple tailgate pad, but when I picked up an 11′ Laird standup paddle board I knew my bed was too short and I need to get a truck rack. The best looking one I saw also offered a lot of flexibility […]

Trucks of Tool Bloggers: Made in the USA

Trucks of Tool Bloggers: Made in the USA

I’ve often shared my love for my Ford F150 and apparently I’m not alone. I took a quick survey of fellow tool bloggers who were more than eager to share their trucks with me and how they felt about them. Despite higher mpgs, not one wished they had a sedan […]

2011 Light Duty Truck Showdown

2011 Light Duty Truck Showdown

Are you shopping for the ultimate work truck? The options on light-duty trucks keep growing to include increased comfort, power, and fuel-efficiency. We don’t hide our love for our 2001 F-150 which is still going strong but the 2011 models from the big 3 and a few imports have us […]

Transport Your Building Materials in Any Weather

Transport Your Building Materials in Any Weather

If you’re hauling plywood or drywall in the back of your pickup or open trailer, it’s best if the materials stay dry and out of the elements. This can be a problem living in the Pacific Northwest or somewhere that rains and snows often and you don’t have a covered […]

Trucks, Motorcycles and NASCAR at the National Hardware Show

Trucks, Motorcycles and NASCAR at the National Hardware Show

What sells product at the National Hardware Show? Trucks, Motorcycles and NASCAR. Here’s a selection of our favorites from the show. No Hybrids allowed.

Carmix – Your Personal Concrete Mixer Truck

Carmix – Your Personal Concrete Mixer Truck

Out of all the work trucks we saw at the 2010 Builders’ Show the Carmix One was the coolest. It’s a self-loading concrete mixer that’s perfect for when you need a lot more concrete than a wheel barrow can provide and you need it in multiple spots quickly. It’s also […]

Trucks of Builders’ Show 2010

Trucks of Builders’ Show 2010

Every builder needs a truck and the big 3 did not disappoint as they had their burliest and baddest trucks on display but none were as cool as the DeWALT Ford F-350 we saw at CES this year. Surprisingly the truck lineup at IBS 2010 didn’t include any foreign options. […]

DeWALT Gets Ford Tough

DeWALT Gets Ford Tough

DeWALT went all out with this fully customized Ford F-350 that was on display at the CES 2010 tradeshow this year. This truck features Microsoft’s mobile office as part of Ford’s Work Solutions that’s available in their line of trucks. The quarter panel bays featured a bevy of options for […]

Ford, DeWALT and Microsoft Build the Ultimate Work Truck

Ford, DeWALT and Microsoft Build the Ultimate Work Truck

The toughest consumer electronic device we saw at CES 2010 came in the form of a beefed up Ford F-350 that was wrapped in DeWALT tools and featured Microsoft’s mobile office as part of Ford’s Work Solutions that’s available in their line of trucks.

Your Truck is Your Castle

Your Truck is Your Castle

The auto industry is facing a crisis unlike any they’ve ever experienced. This morning GM announced it’s plans for filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy and it looks as though Chrysler which is currently in bankruptcy re-organization will be sold to Fiat. Ford is the only manufacturer of the Big 3 that […]