Ballistic Blue Oval
Late-model Ford F-150s can look really cool when done right. Casey Scranton from CGS Exhaust crafted this slammed, smoothed, and two-toned '04 beauty for the '03 SEMA Show and pulled out all the stops to make the Ford folks proud. Casey's truck sports a paramount hot-rod attitude blended with serious sport-truck street cred. Check out some shots of Ballistic Blue Oval that didn't make the feature article.
Pavement Pounding in PennsylvaniaEvery year, a large group of custom fanatics gathers in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, to participate in the Carlisle All Truck Nationals event. The Carlisle All Truck Nationals brings out a large sampling of customs both in the air and on the ground, and they have an amazing swap meet to boot. This year's event was pure insanity on wheels, and Truckin' was there to capture all the action. Check out some extras we didn't have room for in the magazine coverage.
Because of rising fuel costs, many enthusiasts are looking for ways to improve their trucks' performance and fuel mileage. We at Truckin' chose to address the issue of financial strain at the pump and lay out the theories associated with improved flow from aftermarket air intake systems and performance exhaust systems. Associate Editor Harley Camilleri explains how factory and aftermarket intake exhaust systems are engineered in this informative article while showing how to achieve performance gains and, at the same time, how to keep a few greenbacks in the wallet. Take a look at some of the technical info and images that didn't make it into the print issue.