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Couldn’t make it out to Gainesville, Georgia, last month for AMD’s Truck Jam and charity show? We have full event coverage here! The event’s purpose was to collect as many new stuffed teddy bears for the Eddy Bear Foundation for kids in need or in crisis. Vehicle entry to the show was just bringing a new teddy bear with tags still on it. In all, 200 trucks showed and 700 bears were collected!
When it comes to a custom build, it’s not always rainbows and butterflies. Just ask Angela Dry from Grove, Oklahoma. In 2010, she was able to save enough money to buy her truck of choice, an ’85 Ford Ranger. When she finally got the truck home and started to inspect it, she saw the top, bottom of the door frames, and fenders were eaten up by rust. Thus began her journey down the rusty road …
QA1 has two types of coilover conversions for C10 trucks: one designed for the stock crossmember and another with a fully engineered crossmember. Both kits offer a lowered stance, adjustable ride quality, and improved geometry. However, there are key differences between the two kits, including the amount of drop and the steering system. Overall, these conversion systems offer a perfect solution for truck owners looking to improve their ride quality and performance.
“If someone didn’t purchase the truck for $1,000, it would be crushed and used for scrap metal,” says Kyle Rhyne, savior of this ’68 GMC C1500. He realized this was too good an offer to pass up. Luckily, the truck was still in the Oklahoma salvage yard. He was able to install a new ignition to get it out of the yard. It took getting onto the road for Kyle to realize the truck had no brakes at all, and although it was a scary trip, he made it home.
When Richard Bruner and his Definite Obsession truck club decided to start a custom show 17 years ago, he had no idea the impact it would have on the Noel, Missouri, community. Located at the River Ranch Resort for the 14th straight year, the Sparks in the Ozarks show has grow in numbers every year—effectively doubling the tiny town’s population!