Should I Use High Mileage Motor Oil?

Should I Use High Mileage Engine Oil

High mileage motor oil is designed for engines with the kind of wear that often comes with high mileage. It’s available in conventional, synthetic or synthetic blend form. Some manufacturers advertise the need to switch to this type of oil as early as 75,000 miles. The difference between regular and high mileage oil is in … Read more

Why Backing Up A Semi Is Easier Than A Boat Or RV, And Tips You Can Use

Why Semi-Trailers are easier to back up than RVs

I’m a trucker. My wife and I are also avid RVers. Ask either of us and we will tell you it’s always entertaining to watch the weekend campers as they back into a spot. The most common scenario involves a man behind the wheel and a woman guiding the driver from outside. So how do … Read more

Freiburger’s Disgustang – From Boneyard To Daily Driver

What does the Disgustang have to do with trucking? Absolutely nothing, but it’s just too cool to not talk about. The humorously nicknamed 69 Mustang Mach 1 is a junkyard rescue, and the subject of a couple of previous episodes of RoadKill. If you know me at all, you’ll know that RoadKill is my all time favorite gearhead show.

Freiburger’s Disgustang

Sidenote: There’s a tribute to the late Micky Thompson on this car. Did you catch it in the video?

You can learn a little about the car and the build in this video. You can also catch some of the RoadKill episodes on YouTube. If you’re really a fan, spend 5 bucks a month for Motor Trend On Demand.

This car inspires me because of what it demonstrates to automotive enthusiasts. Granted, the Mustang was built by someone with access to some pretty cool resources. No doubt, these resources kicked in a lot of free or discounted parts and labor.

The real inspiration is that you can drag a decent carcass of a car out of a garage, barn or wrecking yard. When you’re not worried about perfect, you can make a lot of your own panels, floor boards, or whatever, weld them in and do your best to match what’s there.

Choose your own engine and trans, suspension and other components. Build your car as time and budget allow. knowing you’re $40 or $50 grand ahead by not trying to restore the full body and paint, you can create a badass daily driver.

Should Y0u Warm Up Your Truck?

We can take this way beyond big trucks. Should you warm up your car, pickup or whatever you drive? And what if you drive a granola car, aka plugin electric? Hello, Tesla owners! You don’t just put an electrical outlet in the wall and have the electricity magically happen.

Also, a new/used El Camino wannabe, some useless, overpriced tools and the latest in CBD gummy candies that’ll cost you your job.

15 Features I Absolutely Require On My Next Pickup Truck

15 Features I Must Have On My Next Pickup Truck

Okay, I admit it. The title is a bit misleading. These are my requirements, but many of them are features I absolutely don’t want. I’m a rather simple man and I’d prefer my next truck matches my personality in that way. With that in mind, read on. 1. A Real Spare Tire And Jack No … Read more

How To Find The Perfect truck Driving Job

The short answer is, define exactly what kind of work you are willing to do, where you want to go and how much home time and income you desire. Then search for jobs that fit your requirements. Let’s break it down into steps. Decide Exactly What You Will And Won’t Do Do you only want … Read more