Biffle Raptor 50

Off-Roading in a 525hp Beast

Time Machine 56
Retaliating Against the Old and Embracing the New

Lead Sled 64
Ram Rebirth Thanks to Timeless Mods

Hang Time 72
Turning a Brand-New Sierra Into a Dune Slayer

Deliverance 78
How One Man Rescued This 1948 Chevy from Katrina's Wake


Clean Diesel Power 94

Banks Shows Us the Path to Clean Diesel Power Without Choking the Environment

Lowered Center of Gravity 108
Getting a Performance Stance with Belltech Suspension

Homebrew High-Tech 114
This '79 El Camino Gets a Handbuilt Stereo in the Driveway

Leveling the Playing Field 122
Our Ultimate F-150 Work Truck Gains a Few Inches


10th Annual Texas Showdown 84

Hot Temperatures, Hot Girls, and Hot Rides


Blessings and Beatings 17

What'd You Say? 20

New Products 22

Tool of the Month 30

Truckin Tough 32

Radical Renderings 36

Factory Fresh 38

Busted Knuckles 46

Readers' Rides 132

You Asked, We Answered 134

MAXimum Exposure 137

When Good Trucks Go Bad 137

On the Cover:
Old-school styling meets modern performance as these two slammed powerhouses duke it out for dominance. Photo by Wes Allison.