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1948 Peterbilt still trucking!
Tom Quimby | January 11, 2018

Who doesn’t love classic trucks?!


Remanufactured F-150 half the cost

Hmmmm…it’s half the cost of a new truck and it comes with a 3-year/75,000-mile warranty? Yes. A vehicle remanufacturer in Tyler, Texas rebuilds fleet vehicles, including trucks ...

Check out Iron Horse Trucking’s 1948 Pete in the video below looking strong and sounding off with its Jake brake in Washington State where it’s hauling logs down a dirt road.

“Now I want to restore one just like it!” writes YouTube viewer Jim Walkable. “Sweet rig. Old Pete’s never die!  They just get better!”

Pete admirer Hank Schrader writes, “Hummin’ Cummins. Nothing better than a big cam!”


Vintage fleet still hard at work

In reaching back, Michigan landscape company owner Gow Litzenburger has really gone forward. Litzenburger has 36 vintage trucks in his fleet, including models from the 1930s, ...

In the comments that follow at least one viewer points out that the engine’s turbo clearly is not a hallmark of a 70-year-old truck. Well, even if it’s had a heart transplant, it’s still impressive to watch and proof positive that giving new life to an old truck may not only attract plenty of attention for a business, but can also prove to be a real money-saver.

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Tom Quimby is the associate editor for Hard Working Trucks. Reach him at Follow him on Twitter @tom_quimby.