Pickuptrucks.com asked each half-ton truck-maker to send them its best vehicle, with just one condition: keep the price under $30,000. Tested were the Chevy Silverado, Nissan Titan, Ford F-150, Toyota Tundra and Ram 1500. See what three trucks came out on top.
2012 Ultimate 4x4 Shootout
After our Duel in the Desert challenge in which Mopar's Ram Runner beat the Ford SVT Raptor, we decided to let truck makers offer us their biggest and baddest off-road trucks for our Ultimate 4X4 Shootout. The contestants are the 2012 Ford SVT Raptor, 2012 Nissan Frontier Pro-4X, 2012 Ram Power Wagon ST and 2012 Toyota Tacoma TRD Baja. Each pickup competed in a grueling list of off-road and on-road challenges.
2011 Heavy-Duty Hurt Locker Comparison Test: Introduction
PickupTrucks.com tests the latest one-ton dually diesel heavy-duty pickup trucks, including the 2011 Ford F-350 with the 6.7-liter Power Stroke V-8, 2012 GMC Sierra 3500 with the 6.6-liter Duramax V-8 and 2011.5 Ram 3500.
2012 PickupTrucks.com Midsize Shootout
Find out who's the 2012 King of the Hill as PickupTrucks.com tests the entire small-truck segment to determine which little pickups fly, and which fall flat.
The trucks tested are the 2012 Chevy Colorado, 2011 Ford Ranger, 2012 GMC Canyon, 2012 Honda Ridgeline, 2012 Nissan Frontier, 2012 Suzuki Equator and the 2012 Toyota Tacoma.
Pickuptrucks.com's 2011 $30,000 Shootout: Introduction
Pickuptrucks.com asked each half-ton truck-maker to send them its best vehicle, with just one condition: keep the price under $30,000. Tested were the Chevy Silverado, Nissan Titan, Ford F-150, Toyota Tundra and Ram 1500. See what kind of features were found on each truck.
2012 Motor Trend Truck Of The Year! Picking A Winner
Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at our week long Truck Of The Year competition, and find out which contender wins the title of 2012 Motor Trend Truck Of The Year.
Read the full story here: http://www.motortrend.com/oftheyear/truck/1202_2012_truck_of_the_year_contenders/
Big Trucks Duke it Out: Full Size Pickup Comparison
MORE FULL SIZE TRUCK COMPARO @ INSIDELINE.COM:
We see it every Friday during our evening commute. A stream of vehicles choking the freeway, headed out to the Mojave Desert or the Colorado River for some well-earned weekend stress relief.
The fun varies, from camping to dirt-bike riding to water-skiing. But the vehicle that invariably gets tasked with hauling the corresponding equipment is a full-size pickup truck. You know, like the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 2009 Dodge Ram 1500, 2009 Ford F-150 or 2009 Toyota Tundra.
Sure, we talk about the virtues of the minivan as a family hauler, and there are many. But the minivan stands no chance against a looming 25-foot camping trailer. And SUVs are easily flummoxed by motocross bikes and the need to carry their smelly gas cans (or anything that's remotely dirty, actually) in the vehicle's cargo area.
There's nothing like a pickup, with its big bin in back that doesn't care what you toss into it. And the truck is sure to be around long after the full-frame SUV falls completely out of favor and descends into the three-row car-based sensibility that is the crossover.
F150 in the Snow
Having some fun after first major snow storm in South Lake Tahoe. 6" procomp lift with coilovers. 37x13.5-17 dick cepek fun country 2's.
Video of where I cut the inner fender to fit 37's with a 6" lift: http://s290.photobucket.com/albums/ll252/biigg50/?action=view¤t=ee111123.mp4
Also, dick cepek tires run small for a 37 so you may have trouble fitting something like a toyo MT which run large