GM Parade of Progress

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The last thing I’ll post from the NATMUS. Finally got to see a GM Futureliner! I’ve read about them since I was a kid and I’ve seen posts on here before about them. This happens to be truck No. 10 from 1953. What a massive vehicle! , at National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States. Continue reading “GM Parade of Progress”

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1942-1959 Napco Chevy and GMC Trucks

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Back in the 1950s, Chevy and GMC didn’t offer in-house-designed 4WD pickup trucks. But Dodge had been building its trucks with 4WD since the 1940s. So the Northwest Auto Parts Company (Napco), an engineering and fabrication firm from Minnesota, began to produce conversion kits that could transform GMC and Chevy trucks (as well as Fords) into 4WD trucks. Continue reading “1942-1959 Napco Chevy and GMC Trucks”

The Best Pickup Trucks GMC Canyon

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The GMC Canyon shares too much with its down-market twin, the Chevrolet Colorado, to be deemed upscale. Extended and crew cabs and five- and six-foot beds offer decent passenger and cargo room. A 2.5-liter four pairs with a six-speed manual or automatic for 191 lb-ft of torque. The optional 2.8-liter turbo-diesel (369 lb-ft) and 3.6-liter V-6 with an eight-speed automatic (275 lb-ft) are ideal for heavy lifting. If you want a premium mid-size truck, go for the pricey but deluxe Denali trim. Continue reading “The Best Pickup Trucks GMC Canyon”