Ted Kalvitis Speaks!

Ted Kalvitis Speaks!

As a bit of fun for longtime readers of Ted Kalvitis’ how-to articles in Vintage Truck magazine, Mr. K sent us this audio recording of himself calling in to his favorite radio program. On the rare occasion that Ted gets to work on an old truck or tractor with a roof over his head, he likes to wrench to the mellow classical playlist of National Public Radio’s Performance Today. His brief chat starts around the 2:00 mark.

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March/April 2019 Vintage Truck

March/April 2019 Vintage Truck

NEW ISSUE - The March/April 2019 issue of Vintage Truck magazine is now available on newsstands. Our cover story about a 1952 Ford F-1 was written by Robert Gabrick, with photos by Mark Dalton. Dennis Dahle is a rarity in our hobby in that he is still enjoying the pickup that taught him how to drive! On the show circuit, where it has garnered a cargo box full of trophies since its restoration, his 1952 Ford F-1 is known as “First Ride.”

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January/February 2019 Vintage Truck

January/February 2019 Vintage Truck

NEW ISSUE - The January/February 2019 issue of Vintage Truck magazine will be available in subscriber mailboxes and on newsstands soon. Our cover story about a 1976 Plymouth Trail Duster was written by Robert Gabrick, with photos by Al Rogers. In 1974, Jim Dunne, Detroit editor for Popular Science magazine, covered a new entry in the sport utility market: “Plymouth will introduce the Trail Duster four-wheel-drive sport utility this month, making the first time a Plymouth nameplate has graced something other than a passenger sedan.”

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November/December 2018 Vintage Truck

November/December 2018 Vintage Truck

NEW ISSUE - The November/December 2018 issue of Vintage Truck magazine will be available in subscriber mailboxes and on newsstands soon. Our cover story about a 1970 Chevrolet El Camino SS 396 was written by Candace Brown, with photos by Brad Bowling and Phil Kunz. Everyone in the old truck hobby dreams of being in the right place at the right time when the perfect vehicle comes up for sale. That was the case in 2016 when Jon Kocara found a gorgeous red 1970 El Camino at Mershon’s Classic Cars in Springfield, Ohio. It had been built at the GM assembly plant in Van Nuys, California, and traveled only about 60 miles to be sold through Connell Chevrolet in Costa Mesa.

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