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What’s new with Chevy trucks for 2020

July 12, 2019

Chevy has been busy with 2020 Silverados. A new inline aluminum 6 cylinder 3.0L diesel is in the 1500 and the all new 2020 Silverado Heavy Duty. New 10-speeds in light and heavy duty diesels...


2020 JeepGladiator

May 24, 2019

Well, just when you thought the mid-size truck class was getting crowded when Ranger in December joined, Frontier, Tacoma, Colorado and Canyon, now we have a 2020 Jeep Gladiator. Ram has announced a new Dakota,...


Mr. Truck goes to the NETA Work Truck Show

March 22, 2019

I’ve always wanted go to the NTEA Work Truck Show. Finally went to it in Indianapolis, Ind., last week. Not an easy airport to fly to. Had to take a connecting flight from Denver to...


Checking out trailers at the NWSS

January 11, 2019

Visiting the National Western Stock Show a little early this year. I go for the same reason many of you do. The rodeo, the animal shows, petting zoo and the turkey legs. But I also...


Meet the 2019 Ford Raptor

November 23, 2018

I like ATV’s and side by sides for off-roading fun. My favorite one is the Ford Raptor. Yes, it’s a truck but it jumps, rock crawls, fords creeks and does all that with air conditioning...


2019: The year of the truck

August 3, 2018

So much truck news going on this year and next year. I’ve already driven and towed with the 2019 Ram 1500. I’ve had the 2018 Ford F150 diesel for over a week, we’ll cover that...


Sundling: CM Truck Beds

April 27, 2018

On the farm, I found my favorite tool when I put a steel flatbed on my 1977 C30 Chevy dually. With the stiff springs in the 1977 one ton, adding the weight of the steel...


Sundling: First drive in the all-new Ram 1500

March 23, 2018

Took my first drive in the all-new 2019 Ram 1500 in Arizona where the cactus are tall and the boulders are big. The all-new Ram is quieter, more fuel efficient, with less vibration and improved...


Sundling: Specialty trailers for market animals

January 12, 2018

Took two of my grandkids to the 112th National Western Stock Show last week. Their favorite place was the petting zoo upstairs in the Hall of Education. We didn’t go on a weekend as the...


Sundling: How many trailer tires do you have?

October 27, 2017

Trailer tires are the bane of my existence. In the last couple of years, I’ve had five trailer blowouts. And each time I had bent trailer fenders, broke clearance lights and demolished license plates along with...


Sundling: The 2017 Honda Ridgeline

June 1, 2017

Is it a truck? Yes, it’s different, though it may be the future of trucks. I see it as another choice in a crowed mid-size category. The good: This new model looks more like a...


Sundling: The Jack-E-Up and Trailer Legs

April 21, 2017

I’ve found and tested a couple of new trailer accessories, both made in the USA: Jack-E-Up, the better way to use your trailer jack. Stop bending your trailer jack, protect your truck’s tailgate and protect...


Sundling: The 2018 Ford F-150

March 24, 2017

I just got used to the Ford F-150 for 2017 with the new second-generation Eco Boost 3.5L twin turbo with more power, dual injection and 10-speed auto tranny. But Ford flew me to Detroit to...


Sundling: The new and improved 2017 Ford Raptor

January 16, 2017

I didn’t know a truck could ever get me this excited and I live and breathe trucks! I’ve been steering trucks for 45 years and this is the most fun I’ve had. We climbed rocks...


Sundling: Nissan is learning to compete with others

December 13, 2016

I was there when it all started, in 2003 Nissan introduced the all-new 2004 Titan half ton truck at Napa Valley, Cali. We were in wine country driving the new trucks on the Silverado Highway....


Mr. Truck: Don’t blow towing your livestock

October 7, 2016

Trailer tires are my biggest problem towing. Close second and third would be trailer wiring and wheel bearings. Tires are your first defense on a road trip. Imagine towing a trailer in Arizona in the...



Mr. Truck: New Nissan truck doesn’t disappoint

July 3, 2016

Nissan brings out the second in-between XD pickup but with a gas engine. It’s the same truck we reviewed earlier with the Cummins diesel, but now the 5.6L V-8 gas engine and new 7-speed automatic...