FEATURE: 1963 Ford F100 4×4

Larry Hunkele has always been a truck man — the bigger the better. Over the years, he’s owned such heavy haulers as a 1973 Dodge Power Wagon, a ’70 Ford F250 4×4 and a ’71 International Scout AWD. Family duties piled up and soon trucks veered off his driveway, but they didn’t stay away forever. […]

CRCSE SHOW: 1938 Chevrolet Custom Pickup

One show-stopping vehicle parked near the entrance to the show was this ultra high performance 1938 Chevrolet pickup, owned by Larry and Connie Massengill. The two-toned hauler was built by the Custom Shop, in Flanagan, Illinois and boasts a modified 486ci V8 packing a BDS 8-71 supercharger. Output was pegged just north of 1,000 horsepower, […]

BUILDS: 1948 GMC 1-Ton Truck

One of the great things about the Chicagoland classic car and truck community, is you can never be quite sure what area enthusiasts will have in their garages. The Midwest may mean bitterly long winters but that just gives more time for the wrenching guys and gals to fine-tune the cool and unique project vehicles […]

FEATURE: 1966 Ford F100

It can be tough getting motivated to start a new project, but that drive kicks into high gear once you see a buddy’s completed ride. That’s how Dean Gagliardotto got started on his 1966 Ford F100, taking 10 years to perfect his hot-rod hauler. Catch our full feature on the Daily Herald and our in-depth […]

CRUISING: Bare Bones Car Club ‘Polar Bear Cruise’

If you were like the majority of the football-crazed population, you probably spent most of your Super Bowl Sunday preparing for that national event taking place in Indianapolis last night. But one local die-hard group of automotive enthusiasts carved out most of their morning and afternoon to make time for their perennial driving season kick-off event. […]

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