Is This Inflatable Bedliner/Camper Shell Revolutionary Or Idiotic?

As some of you may know, I'm very fond of hard-working pickup trucks, and occasionally have inspired/inane ideas about how to make them better (or, worse, depending). Well, I has another. And this time, it's not a truck, it's a truck accessory. I think I've solved the passionate bedliner v. camper shell debate once… » 3/27/15 7:35pm Friday 7:35pm

Oh, God. I bought a Dodge with 281,000 miles on it.

This is it. This is how I know I've lost my goddamned mind. I willingly handed over American currency for this: a 2003 Dodge Ram 2500 with 281,000 miles on the odometer. Why? Because a new truck costs more than my mortgage. Because I've seen more half-tons with their transmissions puked out over a garage floor than I… » 3/13/15 12:34pm 3/13/15 12:34pm

​How To Drive Off-Road

Driving a truck off-road is the second most fun thing you'll ever do. After riding a motorcycle off-road, of course. Here's how you can start doing it, even if you don't currently drive the world's most capable vehicle.
http://truckyeah.jalopnik.com/what-do-you-wa... » 10/27/14 5:05pm 10/27/14 5:05pm

The AMC Cowboy Concept Is As American As An Eagle Eating A Hot Dog

Just take a moment and consider the full name of this car: the American Motors Corporation Cowboy. Just saying all those words together should materialize a waving flag behind you and cause an eagle to alight on your shoulder. Pretty amazing for an economy car trucklet that never happened. » 7/03/14 6:00pm 7/03/14 6:00pm

Roadside Puddle Swallows Truck, Because Australia

Welp, you can add "puddles" to the long list of lethal Australian hazards, as this provisional pickup driver learned when a murky little pool of water damn near swallowed his truck. » 3/13/14 1:30pm 3/13/14 1:30pm

For $3,000, Have A Dodge Ball

In much of the U.S. fall means a riot of earthy colors as the trees party down one final time before winter's cold embrace. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe old-school D100 fits with its autumn color scheme, but is its price set to see it fall? » 11/06/13 8:00am 11/06/13 8:00am

For $11,500, Pick Up a Drop Top. . . Pick Up

In the Native American Lakota-Sioux dialect, Dakota means friend, or friendly. You might make some friends with today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe Dakota convertible, especially with its non-native 360 V8. » 10/14/10 8:00am 10/14/10 8:00am

1965 Ford F100

Welcome to Down On The Mile High Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the City That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. Denver has plenty of great old trucks, so let's see another one. » 9/18/10 9:00am 9/18/10 9:00am

1963 Ford Pickup

Welcome to Down On The Mile High Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the City That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. Here's another old Colorado survivor. » 9/12/10 9:00am 9/12/10 9:00am

1963 Dodge D200

Welcome to Down On The Mile High Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. Here's a working truck downtown in the big city. » 8/29/10 9:00am 8/29/10 9:00am

1955 GMC Half-Ton Pickup

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the City That Rust Sorta Ignored: Denver, Colorado. 55 years old and still at work! » 7/17/10 9:00am 7/17/10 9:00am

Go, Baby, Go! Surrealist Cowboy Adventure Pitches '71 Ford Pickup

So you've got some John Wayne-talkin' cowboy mocking the Crazy Old Coot, and then there's some sort of bet involving jumping the Ford pickup over a 6-foot chasm. Then there's this Japanese biker, see, only he talks like Geetz Romo. » 5/22/10 12:00pm 5/22/10 12:00pm

1952 Chevrolet Pickup Truck

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Yet another of The General's old soldiers keeps working in Alameda. » 5/22/10 9:00am 5/22/10 9:00am

VW Saveiro Tears Up Brazilian Countryside On Cryptic Boot-Delivery…

Do you need four-wheel drive (or even rear-wheel drive) to go crashing around on dirt roads? As I learned putting hundreds of miles on fire roads in the Trinity Alps behind the wheel of a CRX, hell no! » 4/24/10 11:00am 4/24/10 11:00am

Would You Consider Buying a Really Small Pickup?

After seeing the Mexican-market VW Saveiro, Ford Courier, and Chevrolet Tornado, we can't help wishing that those of us who live north of the border could buy ourselves some penny-pinching, space-saving, car-chassis-based small pickups. » 4/17/10 6:00pm 4/17/10 6:00pm

Sorry, Gringo, No Baby Pickups For You: Chevrolet Tornado

Mexican cartruck shoppers who don't want a new VW Saveiro or Ford Courier haven't run out of options; El General makes a Camino-ized Opel Corsa! » 4/17/10 4:00pm 4/17/10 4:00pm

Sorry, Gringo, No Baby Pickups For You: Volkswagen Nuevo Saveiro

What's the smallest pickup you can buy new in the USA? The 3,000-plus-pound Ranger? If that's more truck than you need, you'll have no choice but to shop for a pre-Cupholder Era used truck… or move to Mexico! » 4/17/10 2:00pm 4/17/10 2:00pm

What Do You Do With a Free, Unregisterable V8-Swapped Chevy S10?

When you're a 5-time DOTS honoree with no space for the '69 El Camino you just picked up, what's the next step? We say it's the addition of a parked-for-25-years S10 drag-racer project! » 4/10/10 3:00pm 4/10/10 3:00pm

Doomed 1979 Datsun King Cab Could Fit In Modern Pickup's Cup Holder

While today's Junkyard Find dwarfs its 1965 ancestor we saw in the same wrecking yard a while back, it's still on the insubstantial side next to the current generation of "small" pickups. » 3/20/10 11:00am 3/20/10 11:00am