VIDEO: Tug A Truck Is Just A Traction Contest

Tug a truck is nothing more than a traction contest.

Tug a truck is nothing more than a traction contest.

I’ve written in years past that Tug-A-Truck is stupid. I believe that only a fool would risk destroying a trucks’ powertrain just to “tug” another truck across some line.

But Tug A Truck is also stupid because the winner of a tug-a-truck contest is always the vehicle with the best traction.

Need proof? Here’s a Dodge diesel (with some pretty good weight in the back, it looks like, as it’s sagging) beating an unloaded semi, because the semi couldn’t find traction. Read more…

Dropping Fuel Prices Could Kill 2015 Ford F-150 Advantage?

Recently, fuel prices have been dropping through the country leading to questions about what fuel economy advantage will be with the all-new aluminum-based 2015 Ford F-150. The lighter weight F-150 should be much better on fuel, yet will anybody care about MPG when it launches?

Dropping Fuel Prices Could Kill 2015 Ford F-150 Advantage? Read more…

Toyota Falls Prey to Takata Air Bag Flaw, Recalls Tundra Pickups

Toyota is recalling specific Tundra trucks to fix airbags provided by Takata. These airbags have been causing havoc throughout the automotive segment with multiple manufactures issuing recalls.

Toyota False Prey to Takata Air Bags Problem, Recalls Tundra Pickups

Toyota is recalling certain 2002-2005 Tundra pickups due to an air bag flaw.


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A Tesla Pickup Would Be A Less Capable, More Expensive Ridgeline (At Best)

The notion of a Tesla pickup truck has reared it’s silly little head again, this time because a Morgan Stanley analyst suggested that Tesla could make money selling pickups.

Tesla truck rumor nonsense

A Tesla pickup will be nothing like a Tundra, F-150, etc. Here’s why. Read more…

Dealership Style Darth Vader, Storm Trooper Tundra Pickups

Much of the attention these days is on modified Toyota Tundra pickups is on SEMA bound monstrosities. While these beasts have their place, what about the ones dealers build? They have some pretty good modification ideas as well. Here is a small sampling from fan of the site Hemi LOL.

14 Murdered Tundra

Debadged Toyota Tundra for sale on a Toyota dealer lot? Yes please.

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