LeMay Ford F-Series Exhibit & Interview with Scot Keller
Candace Brown

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An exhibit called “Ford F-Series: The Truck That Grew Up With America” opened on January 10, 2015, at LeMay—America’s Car Museum (ACM), in Tacoma, Washington, and the size of the crowd predicted its popularity. As the largest automotive museum in North America, the city’s four-level, 165,000-square-foot gem is always a choice destination, but the level of attendance that day proved how much Americans love the trucks that have dominated the marketplace for nearly four decades. Photos by Lobban Photography, courtesy … Read the rest of the story…

Future Collectibles, 1969-1972 Chevrolet K5 Blazer & GMC Jimmy
Rich Truesdell

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The cover of the April 1969 issue of Motor Trend heralded the introduction of an entirely new automotive category—the two-door sport utility vehicle based on a shortened full-size pickup truck. The vehicle was the Chevrolet Blazer and, from its introduction in 1969 until its successor, the two-door Chevrolet Tahoe was discontinued in 1999, it was often the best-selling vehicle in its class. It took Jeep (Cherokee) and Dodge (Ramcharger) until 1974 to respond with two-door models of their own, and … Read the rest of the story…

Future Collectible? 1986-1991 Jeep Comanches
Rich Truesdell

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Over the course of its long and storied history, Jeep has manufactured a number of unique pickup trucks. These include the Forward Control series (1956-1965), the long-lived J-Trucks (1962-1988), based on the original Wagoneer (both already collectible to a degree), a pickup version of the Kaiser Jeep and American Motors Corporation (AMC) Commando (1966-1973), and the CJ-7-based Scrambler (1976-1986) that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles continues to make noise about bringing back. But one stood out as quite possibly having the greatest … Read the rest of the story…

Class of 1990 Trucks Become Classic
Rich Truesdell

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What defines a classic? In music, it’s a song that’s iconic, a song you still remember the first time you heard it, and sometimes, the person you were with at the time—especially if you find yourself still married to that same person. In the case of automobiles, it is when a model reaches its 25th birthday that in many states you can apply for classic or heritage license plates. By this standard, trucks, pickups, and SUVs from 1990 have reached … Read the rest of the story…

Jeep Traveller and Utility Delivery – September/October 2013 Cover Story
Bill Norris

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The 1961 Jeep Utility Delivery that appears on the cover of the September/October 2013 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is owned by Nick Else and is essentially a Traveller without windows. The unusual truck features the Super Hurricane 226ci 6-cylinder flathead engine. What else is in this issue? Features 1958 Fargo L Series Dodge Revival – A Restoration Saga, Part 32: Putting the Fenders to Bed 1975 International 200 Camper Special 1939 Morris Series II 1966 GMC 1002 1956 Ford … Read the rest of the story…