July/August 2017 Vintage Truck

July/August 2017 Vintage Truck

NEW ISSUE - The July/August 2017 issue of Vintage Truck magazine will be available in subscriber mailboxes and on newsstands soon. When Wendell Kelch arrived at the 2010 International Harvester Collectors Club “Red Power Round Up” in LaPorte, Indiana, he did not expect to see anything out of the ordinary. After all, he grew up on a farm where every piece of equipment was either IH or Farmall, and he owns a large collection.

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May/June 2017 Vintage Truck

May/June 2017 Vintage Truck

NEW ISSUE - The May/June 2017 issue of Vintage Truck magazine will be available in subscriber mailboxes and on newsstands soon. Our cover is a 1958 Dodge D100 Sweptside. As amazing as it is to find a rare and highly sought-after collector truck, it is even more amazing when someone walks up and offers to sell you one. That is just what happened to 4X4 collector Marc Minarik when he was enjoying the 2012 Muscle Cars at the Strip show (formerly Mopars at the Strip) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Drive Your Old Truck Day 2017!

Drive Your Old Truck Day 2017!

June 25, 2017 (the last Sunday in June) will be our fourth year of celebrating National Drive Your Old Truck Day (DYOTD), a holiday we created to motivate ourselves and other old truck owners to get their trucks out of storage and onto the road. Last year, we had a record participation. Photos, letters, emails, and even videos flooded our mailboxes-both physical and digital.

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Vintage Truck's 25th Anniversary Brings New Look, First 2-Panel Cover! - March/April 2017

Vintage Truck's 25th Anniversary Brings New Look, First 2-Panel Cover! - March/April 2017

NEW ISSUE - The March/April 2017 issue of Vintage Truck magazine will be available in subscriber mailboxes and on newsstands soon. Our cover truck is a 1954 Chevrolet 3100—the final year for the popular Advance-Design model—that I photographed in China Grove, North Carolina. At the time, it was owned by Bobby Smith of Mocksville, North Carolina, who restored it and won many Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) awards with it. The Chevy is now on permanent display at the Keystone Truck & Tractor Museum in Colonial Heights, Virginia.

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Go Big and Leave Home

Go Big and Leave Home

THE EVENTER - It’s time to plan a road trip. Spring is finally here, and you deserve a break. There are some stellar events coming up in April that are sure to appeal to anyone needing parts for a project or just looking for a great event with like-minded hobbyists. Two of the year’s biggest swap meets arrive this month—one relatively new show is a first-class event, and another celebrates a truck brand that you just don’t see often enough.

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Shows West of the Mississippi

Shows West of the Mississippi

THE EVENTER - Not all events during the winter months are held in the southern states, and this month we’re checking out long-running swap meets west of the Mississippi River. (Two of them have lasted for more than half a century, congratulations!) If you’re within driving distance of these events, don’t miss out on the chance to scrounge around for parts and make contact with dealers from around the country.

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