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    Where there’s smoke, there’s fire—generally at least. At the starting line, this Duramax is putting out pretty healthy—if you aren’t having to breathe it at least—ammount of smoke. The Ram actually looks like some kind of tree-hugging hybrid in comparison! But while the Bow Tie might be impressive at idle, it’s what happens after the …

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    What’s better than a ferocious diesel truck ripping down a dragstrip? Two ferocious diesel trucks ripping down a dragstrip! I’m based in California, and if either one of these bad-ass oil-burners found their way into Los Angeles, they’d probably be impounded on sight. But everything is bigger in the Great State of Texas, and that …

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    Dick Boynden’s’63 Dodge D-100 is front heavy with an automatic transmission. This working vehicle smokes its Chevy competitor. Have a video you think would work for Trucking Fast Wednesdays? Post it in the comments, and we’ll give you a shout-out if we feature it!  

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    The murdered out look can be polarizing, but when it works? It really works. Chris Perales has gone pitch black with his Cummins, and I think the results speak for themselves. Given how the truck seems to suck up light like a balck hole, it might have been cool to get some shots of his …

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    This was my fourth time attending the L.A. Auto Show, and while I didn’t get as much free food or booze as I did last year, car-wise, it was my favorite. As I pointed out in my earlier post, FIAT had a fantastic press conference to show off the 500 Abarth convertible and its green little cousin …