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Part 6: Custom Header Fab on the Scott’s Hotrods ’N Customs 1951 Chevy

By Kenneth “Stress Ball” DeKissere   -   Photography by Camren Beattie I haven't built headers in five or so years, and even then I haven't made very many....
01 Worlds Most Beautiful 1940 Ford

Greg Tidwell’s World’s Most Beautiful Truck Award Winning 1940 Ford Pickup

By Rob Fortier   -   Photography by Tim Sutton When the entrants began lining up for the inaugural World’s Most Beautiful Truck award judging process, in...
CTP DEC 2023 Parts Dept 01

Our Pick of Performance Parts For Your Classic Truck 2023

Aeromotive’s New Gen II Stealth Fuel Tank for ’67-72 Chevrolet C10 Trucks Introducing the latest addition to Aeromotive’s Gen II Stealth Fuel Tank Lineup, this...
02 Custom 1956 Ford

Stretch Marks

Extended Cab ’56 Ford Fits Tasso Romnio Just Right By Scotty Lachenauer   -   Photography by the Author Have you ever just fallen in love with a...
01 The project at hand involves using the lip edge design Old Anvil Fenders

Presto-Chango!

Old Anvil Works Their Magic on an International Fender By Eric Geisert   -   Photography by the Author You know how when you ask a 5-year-old to...
01 1974 Blazer

Loose Change

A Hill’s Hot Rods–Crafted ’74 K5 Blazer By Fuelish Media Owning a Blazer like this requires a lot more than just a bag full of cash....
00 1956 Stude

CHANGES FOR THE BETTER

Joe McGlynn’s “Dream Stude” By Ron Covell   -   Photography by the Author Joe McGlynn is working on a very cool project: a chopped and sectioned ’56...
03 Fully Built 1964 Suburban

Fully Loaded

Leslie Moore’s Slick Suburban Hides a Surprise Underhood By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author When Chevrolet introduced the Suburban nearly 90 years ago,...
01 Dakota Digital RTX Series instrument cluster RTX Gauges

A Modern Cluster for 1967-72 Blue Oval Trucks

Dakota Digital's Latest RTX Series Instrument System is Bumpside Specific By Ryan Manson   -   Photography by the Author When it comes to OE instrument clusters, most...
01 1951 Chevy P5

IN THE SHOP

Part 5: The Scott’s Hotrods ’N Customs ’51 Chevy By Kenneth “Stress Ball” DeKissere   -   Photography by Camren Beattie Man, you're really putting me on the spot...
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HIGH & MIGHTY

David Drew’s SalinasBoys Customs–Built K10 By Rob Fortier   -   Photography by Tim Sutton To say vintage 4x4s/SUVs are a new trend would be kind of naïve...
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C10 SLO Down 2023

A West Coast Chevy Extravaganza By Fuelish Media In the ever-evolving landscape of truck events, it's a daunting task to choose where to invest your time...
CTP JAN 2024 AME 4x4 Chassis 01

Art Morrison Goes Off-Road

Could This Be the Ultimate 4x4 Chassis? By Ron Ceridono Art Morrison has a long history of building performance vehicles. As a teenager he collected a...
00 Paint Prep

Inside Job

Premeditated Paintwork, aka Task Force Chevy Interior Prep By “Rotten” Rodney Bauman   -   Photography by the Author Younger paint professionals may not yet relate, but for...
01 Red and White Fleetside C10 SE Truck Nats

Lucky 13

The Southeastern Truck Nationals Continues to Grow By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author One of the pioneering truck shows of the modern era...
01 1963 C10

BACK IN ACTION

Todd Day Rebuilt a ’90s Show Truck Into a Modern-Day Cruiser By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author The life cycle of a classic...
01 International Harvester pickup Anvil IH Roof

Put a Lid on It!

Old Anvil Redesigns an International Harvester Roof By Eric Geisert   -   Photography by the Author Some of the best bodywork ever done on a vehicle never...
03 Aquamarine 1968 C10

I Am Gert

Kenzie Moss’ Goolsby-Built ’68 C10 By Kenzie “Gert” Moss & the CTP Staff   -   Photography by John Jackson “My dad, Kelly Moss, originally found this truck...
CTP NOV 2023 Harrison 1971 C10 P2 01

UNCLE JACK’S JIMMY

Part 2: The Harrison’s Rod & Custom ’71 GMC By Bryan Harrison This month, we’re giving Bryan Harrison the podium once again, so to speak, to...
02 Custom 1988 OBS

Closure

Jose Galvan’s Second Chance ’88 OBS Comes to Life By Fuelish Media Life happens. That’s a given, but it’s the ups and downs that forge who...
00 Stainless Exhaust

Evacuate a Big V-8 in Style

Tips and Tricks for Building a Granatelli Motor Sports 3-Inch Stainless Steel Oval Tubing Exhaust By Ryan Manson   -   Photography by Rob Fortier The use of...
01 F100

FARM AID

Rob Brooks’ Patina-Skinned ’72 F-100 Lives its Life Doin’ Chores and Blowin’ Off Doors By Scotty Lachenauer   -   Photography by the Author It’s the one that...
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F-100 Western Nationals 2023

Anaheim, California By Solomon Lunger   -   Photography by the Author Celebrating 40 Years of classic Ford truck love, the F-100 Western Nationals, hosted by Pickups Limited...
01 Dodge D100

A 1970 Dodge Sweptline That Defies the Odds

By Fuelish Media In the realm of classic trucks, the Chevy C10s and Ford F-100s often steal the spotlight while the Dodge D100 remains overlooked...
01 It took a long search to find a weathered but basically sound truck to start with

Holm Built Hotrods’ “Trans-Am” Bumpside Build

By Ron Covell   -   Photography by the Author In the mid ’60s a new class for racing cars was launched. These were based on production...
01 1968 C10

The Arbor Camp Timber Company 1968 Chevy C10

Pete and Leslie Richmond's Tribute to Nostalgia By Ryan Manson   -   Photography by the Author It's a common thread in the classic car world where a...
CTP OCT 2023 Harrison 1971 GMC P1 01

The Harrison’s Rod & Custom ’71 GMC, Part 1

By Bryan Harrison   -   Photography by the Author This is the ’71 GMC 1/2-ton Stepside owned by my Uncle Jack Fillers from Greeneville, Tennessee. It...
01 1957 Chevy

THE GOLDMAN TOUCH

Gary Brown’s Full-Attitude ’57 Chevy By Rob Fortier   -   Photography by John Jackson If you look back 15-20 years ago, there were no “recipes,” per se,...
01 checking the wheelbase of the chassis that will be going under a ’52 Chevy pickup

Independent Thinking

Part III: C4 Corvette IRS for Early Chevy Pickups By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography by the Author In the two previous issues of Classic Truck Performance,...
01 Ford SuperCab

Brad Bolves’ ’75 Ford SuperCab

By Eric Geisert   -   Photography by the Author For some folks, finding your dream vehicle is a lifelong endeavor. Maybe it’s the rarity or even...
01 Quick Ratio Steering Box from Borgeson

OBS Steering Box Upgrade with Borgeson Universal Company

By Todd Ryden   -   Photography by the Author  Considering how your truck drives usually leads to thoughts of coilover upgrades or sway bars, but have...
CTP NOV 2023 Dinos Gitdown Web 01

Dino’s Git Down 2023

This Bowtie Bonanza Continues to Blow Us Away By Fuelish Media Spanning two days, from November 10-11, the 2023 Dino’s Git Down can only be aptly...
01 Doyle Thomas 1971 Chevy C10 a project initially started by Mike Rutter s shop Rutterz Rodz

This 1971 Chevy C10 Comes Back to Life

Rutterz Rodz Revitalizes the Shop Project Truck By the CTP Staff   -   Photography by John Jackson Don’t call it a comeback—but that’s exactly what happened with...
01 A stunning view of classic Ford trucks lined up at the F100 Grand Nationals 2023 in Pigeon Forge Tennessee

F100 Grand Nationals 2023

Ford Truck Enthusiasts Takeover Pigeon Forge, Tennessee By Solomon Lunger   -   Photography by the Author The “Grand Nats,” as we like to call it, is to...
01 Pat Ganahl s iconic 1956 Ford F100 a true classic truck

Legacy Series: Pat Ganahl’s ‘56 Ford F100

The History Behind Pat Ganahl & His Iconic 1956 Ford F100 By Rob Fortier & Bill Ganahl   -   Photography by Tim Sutton I’m not an old-timer...
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The 2023 C10 Fall Revival

Photos by Jesse Kiser Gather round, and let's hear the gospel of good'ole American pickups. The C10 Fall Revival, now in its fourth year, is...
0162 Wendell Chavous s Silverado transformed by Tre5 Customs

Tre5 Customs-Built OBS Chevy Truck

Former NASCAR Driver Wendell Chavous’ Rosa Red Slammed Silverado By Rob Fortier   -   Photography by Grinder TV From behind the wheel of a NASCAR Camping World...
00 Premier Street Rod Shop Tour

Premier Street Rod Shop Tour

Road Trip for Chevy Task Force Truck Parts By “Rotten” Rodney Bauman   -   Photography by the Author Coming from an era when auto parts, truck parts,...
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Jose Rubio’s Wine Red 1968 Chevy C10

Ekstensive Metal Works Builds A Top Tier Truck By Fuelish Media There probably isn’t a better feeling in the show scene than hearing Bill Carlton of...
01 Duralast s complete line of replacement suspension components

How To Update Chevy OBS Suspension

Our Daily Driver 1998 Tahoe gets a Suspension Overhaul With Duralast Parts By Todd Ryden    -   Photography by Taylor Kempkes    -   Videography by Ryan Foss...
01 Paul Wilson installing Flat Out Engineering s Corvette C4 front suspension on a Chevy truck frame

How To Square A ‘52 Chevy Truck Frame

Part 2: Prepping For a Corvette Independent Front Suspension Install By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography by the Author In the Aug. ’23 issue of Classic Truck...
01 Classic Chevy pickup trucks lined up at the C10 Nationals Texas 2023

C10 Nationals Texas 2023

Chevy Pickups Takeover Texas Motor Speedway By Christopher Reynolds   -   Photography by the Author If you were to ask us what it was like going to...
001 GM Truck Fair

Fair Game

The Inaugural GM Truck Fair Rolls into Greeneville, Tennessee By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author The classic truck world is packed with awesome...
01 Classic Chevy trucks being restored by the Aguilar brothers

Distinct Duo: Aguilar Brothers’ Project Trucks

Modifying Classic Trucks Runs In The Family By “Rotten” Rodney Bauman   -   Photography by the Author If we think back to our first 16 years of...
01 Custom hot rodded Ford F100

Coyote-Swapped 1955 Ford F100

A Hot Rodded Build to Honor his Father’s Ford F-100 pickup By Rob Fortier   -   Photography by John Jackson Whenever I’m writing a feature, I always...
01 Mike Slayton s 1968 Chevy C10 a testament to his lifelong passion for automobiles

Home-Built C10 Hot Rod

Mike Slayton's Three-Year Journey to Transform a 1968 Chevy Fleetside By John Machaqueiro   -   Photography by the Author The automotive fascination that takes place for many...
00 Complete Guide to Wilwood Disc Brake Conversion for 64 Chevy C10

HOW TO INSTALL ELECTRIC PARKING BRAKE ON YOUR CLASSIC TRUCK

E-Stopp Parking Brake & Wilwood Disc Brake Conversion for '64 Chevy C10 By Taylor Kempkes   -   Photography & Videography by the Author Most people have heard...
01 Chevy 3100 Pro Street Performance Harold Light s Dream Truck

Chevy 3100 With Pro Street Performance

Howard’s Big Block Chevy 3100 Street Truck By Scotty Lachenauer   -   Photography by the Author Harold Light has always had a thing for Pro Street rides....
01 Pigeon Forge Rod Run a famous car and truck show in Tennessee

Pigeon Forge Rod Run 2023

Classic Trucks Take Over Pigeon Forge, Tennessee By Tommy Lee Byrd  -   Photography by the Author The tourist town of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, is famous for...
001 F100 Supernationals

2023 F-100 Supernationals

The 46th Annual F-100 Supernationals Packs the House By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author The F-100 Supernationals has gone through many phases in...
01 Euro Spec 1950 Chevy Truck showcasing timeless design

Advance Design Tribute Truck

Max DeLorm’s Dream 3100 Series Build Achieved By Maxwell DeLorm  -   Photography by Evano Guicardi My name is Maxwell DeLorm, a Boca Raton, Florida, transplant originally...
00 How To Change Brakes On OBS Trucks Tahoes

Freshen Up Your OE OBS Brakes

Duralast Offers Replacement Brake Pads & Rotors By Todd Ryden   -   Photography & Videography by Taylor Kempkes It’s hard to believe just how popular the GM...
01 LS Swapped 1958 Ford F100 Flareside

Ross Meyers’ Cloaked LS Equipped F100 Flareside

Roy Brizio Street Rods Built 1958 Ford Sleeper By Rob Fortier   -   Photography by Michael Christensen While the 1956 Ford F100 is without a doubt Ford’s...
CTP 2023 Grand National Truck Show Web 01

THE INAUGURAL O’REILLY AUTO PARTS GRAND NATIONAL TRUCK SHOW

Presented by Classic Truck Performance, LMC Truck & ARP By Rob Fortier   -   Photography by the Author As I’m physically recouping from the last four days...
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2023 World’s Most Beautiful Truck

Grand National Truck Show Crowns its First WMBT: Greg Tidwell's South City Rod & Custom Built 1940 Ford By Rob Fortier   -   Photography by the Author The...
01 This is the first series ’55 Chevrolet pickup frame that will be the foundation of a ’52 pickup

CORVETTE SUSPENSION FOR CHEVY ADVANCE DESIGN TRUCKS

Updating A 1947-54 Chevy Chassis With Flat Out Engineering IFS By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography by the Author Like most manufacturers, as World War II came...
01 Custom Running Boards for the 1951 Chevy Truck

Complementing Body Lines With Custom Running Boards

Part 4: Scott's Hotrods N Customs Custom Fabricated These Running Boards For The 1951 Chevy Project Truck By Kenneth “Stress Ball” Dekiserre   -   Photography by...
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2023 TRIPLE CROWN OF RODDING AWARDS

The Trio of Top Trucks and Other Noteworthy Awards! By Rob Fortier   -   Photography by the Author One of the bigger attractions to this past weekend’s...
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THE INAUGURAL 2023 TRIPLE CROWN OF RODDING

By Rob Fortier    -   Photography by the Author It's Sunday afternoon and I'm sitting on a plane (in First Class, no less, as I dropped...
02 Sonia s unwavering support in completing the C10

Ken’s Tribute C10 Truck Was Worth The Wait

This 1970 Chevy C10 Has Plenty Of Memories By Rob Fortier   -   Photography by Tim Sutton  “When I was 15, my brother and I spent a...
CTP JUNE 2023 Gas Filler Hole Filling 00

An Open and Closed Case

Welding Up Unwanted Holes By Ron Ceridono   -   Photography by THE AUTHOR & Tim Foss Regardless of whether a classic truck is being modified or restored,...
00 How To Install A Delco Remy Horn

How To Restore A Delco-Remy Horn

Vintage Horns Are Very Deceiving By “Rotten” Rodney Bauman   -   Photography by the Author Cruisin’ low and slow in big-city traffic I’ve certainly heard my share...
01 A vintage 1953 Chevy pickup with natural patina

1953 Chevy Truck With Family Ties

“Reliquia Familiar” Alex Rosales’ Family Heirloom 1953 Chevy Truck By Rob Fortier   -   Photography by Michael Christensen Nothing makes a story more heart-warming than having a...
CTP SEP 2023 Johnsons Radiator Works 01

How It’s Made

Johnson’s Radiator Works Builds a Custom C10 Radiator By Tommy Lee Byrd   -   Photography by the Author Whether you build classic trucks as a hobby or...
01 Ram Truck with Sleek Upgrades

Rare Beauty Ram Truck

Justin Reed’s Hemi Swapped 1989 Dodge Ram D150 By Fuelish Media Have you ever wondered why there aren’t nearly as many Dodge trucks out at shows...

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