Trucks for the Mud You Wish You Had

01.09.17 - The SHERP

While most truck can handle some trails and even a little bit of mud the thought of a truck that’s practically amphibious is one that has us excited. In our nation heading off road into areas where the mud gets deep and water can swirl around you is a luxury but in some countries it necessary to cross an area after a rainstorm that’s been put under water. Having a truck that can cross these areas makes a huge difference in bringing supplies and food to those on the other side of that region, but these trucks are also ones we’d like to have in the US to enjoy the fun of crossing areas of deeper mud and muck.

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2017 Toyota Tundra: Obviously Powerful

12.20.16 - Toyota Tundra

When you want a truck that gives you the strength you need and a larger size than the rest of the trucks on the market, the Tundra from Toyota makes a compelling case for itself. This big half-ton truck is one that offers you an amazing reliability record, impressive resale value and the equipment you need to have a fantastic ride wherever you need to go. If you need a great truck that can be both a great truck to drive with your family and to be the one you have for work, the Tundra is the truck for you.

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When You Want More…

11.30.16 - Velociraptor 6X6

You might think the new Ford Raptor that’s coming back for 2017 would be enough for everyone to enjoy and it certainly will be for most of us. A truck that has a V6 and produces 450 horsepower is quite an achievement and the way Ford has added off road bits, larger wheels and a dramatic appearance should make this truck the perfect built where no one is trying to make it bigger, better and stronger. Fortunately, we live in the US and we never settle for anything being enough when there’s no reason not to add more wherever you can.

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The 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor and its Drive Modes

08.06.16 - 2017 Ford F-150 Raptor

Ford brings us back the Raptor for 2017 and it’s time for those of us who love to take a great Ford truck off road to celebrate. This truck took a hiatus for a couple years but comes back to us as a truck that we can love with a lighter build and more athletic performance than before. This new Raptor will be powered by a 3.5-liter turbocharged V8 engine to give you over 411 horsepower and make full use of the new ten-speed automatic transmission. This isn’t even the most interesting part of the truck though; it will have six different drive modes for you to choose from.

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Stop Giving Up Truck Bed Space

04.01.16 - Truck Bed

Do you use your truck for work? Is this your mobile office on a daily basis where you need to be able to keep all your tools and the materials for the jobs you do? If this sounds like you then you know the frustration of using a truck tool box where you have to give up some of your bed space and the tools you need inevitably make it to the bottom center of the box. While these boxes are great for some items, if you have an extended cab truck there is a solution you might prefer to this box that seems to be the black hole of your tool storage.

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Keep Your Brute on the Road

01.03.16 - 2016 Ford F-150

Whether you just purchased a new truck or you have bought a great used model there are many things you need to do in order to keep your truck running right and on the road for a long time.  Trucks like the Ford F-150 and others are made to be rugged and tough from every vantage point, but they do need your loving car in order to be able to continue to perform for you.  With these tips you should be able to enjoy your truck for many years and see just how many hundreds of thousands of miles you can put on your trusty steed Read more

Should You Drive a Full Size Pickup Truck in a Large City

2016 GMC Sierra in the City

When you think about owning a dog do you consider the breed, maximum size and the space the dog will need to roam and run.  For the most part the larger and more energetic the animal is the more space they need to run and get the necessary exercise each and every day.  The same is mostly true for vehicles.  A smaller compact vehicle is typically known to be a great choice in the city while the large full size trucks are better left to those who are driving out in the country or heading to a jobsite that needs these trucks. Read more

Where is the Hot Spot?

2015 Ford F-150 Hot Spot

 While many vehicles may be overall best-selling brands for their class there are many that are favored by different states due to the climate, terrain, preference and equipment found on the vehicle. We all know the Ford F-Series is the best-selling truck in America, but there is over twenty-five percent of the country that prefers other models over the F-Series. There are also two states that show a huge preference to Subaru models which might not be expected. Let’s take a look at what the top selling vehicles are by state and why they are the most popular for that particular area. Read more

A Ford F-150 Raptor, Done Shelby Style

Ford F-150 Shelby Raptor

For serious truck power you might consider moving up from the F-150 to the Raptor version to gain some amazing performance and power improvements. A truck of this caliber offers the style of a rugged and rough outdoorsman along with the power to back up everything someone could throw its way. Why on earth would anyone want to go a step further? Because they can, that’s why.

Introducing the new Ford F-150 Shelby Raptor to quench every thirst for truck power and performance. When Shelby chose to take the Raptor and make it even more who could have guessed what they would do to make it so? By adding additional supercharges to the engine and adding handling features that improve the control Shelby has taken its performance car roots and applied them to the best-selling pickup truck around. Read more