Category: Trucks


American Trucks of the 1950s (Those were the days...)

Product Description: This highly visual study covers the US and Canadian truck manufacturers that built trucks in North America in the 1950s. Following World War II, North American truck manufacturers responded to the prosperity of the 1950s with fresh designs and features. These rugged, reliable trucks were capable of transcontinental commutes of goods on a regular basis, or performing delivery and construction …

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American Trucks of the 1960s (Those were the days...)

Product Description: This highly visual study covers the US and Canadian truck manufacturers that built trucks in North America in the 1960s. Canadian-built trucks were often unique, while others were built specifically for the American market. The North American truck manufacturers continued to thrive to meet the demands of the prosperity of the 1960s with fresh designs and features. These rugged, reliable trucks …

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Autocar Trucks 1899-1950 Photo Archive

Product Description: Early advertisements declared "The design of the Autocar chassis lends itself to almost every style of body." Large, detailed archival photographs with informative captions tell the story from the first Autocar Driver Cab was introduced.

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Autocar Trucks of the 1950s (at Work)

Product Description: Autocar’s roots go way back into the early 1900s and became known for tough and rugged trucks. When WWII came, very few trucks for civilian use were produced and by the end many trucks were worn out from constant use. After the war, civilian production began again in full force because of the lack of new trucks. In 1950, when Autocar introduced the new driver cab, the louver design was …

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Autocar Trucks of the 1960s At Work

Product Description: As we start the 1960s, the current Autocar truck models were well on their way in popularity. White had purchased Autocar in 1953 yet Autocar trucks continued thru to the 1970s as part of the "Big Four" White brands. The Interstate Highway System was being expanded through the country in the '60s, but many roads were still rugged. The cure for many truckers was to buy an Autocar, highly regarded …

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Becoming A Truck Driver: The Raw Truth About Truck Driving

Product Description: www.truckingtruth.com Trucking schools can teach you to drive, but nobody's there to teach you everything else.This book is a no-holds-barred, call 'em as I see 'em account of what I went through when I decided to become a truck driver. I hope to shed some light on what the trucking industry is REALLY like, with no hidden agendas and no regrets.I have absolutely loved my years on the road. The …

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Big Rigs of the 1970s

Product Description: Travel the 1970s, what may have been the last great era of the big rigs, with the man who knows semi trucks better than anyone. Ron Adams, author of Big Rigs of the 1950s, Big Rigs of the 1960s, Mack Trucks, and 100 Years of Semi Trucks, takes readers through the decade, introducing the trucks that debuted or saw significant revamping, describing the quirks and innovations, and offering detailed …

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Big Rigs of the1960s

Product Description: This book follows on the heels of Big Rigs of the 1950s (0-7603-0978-7), which has proven popular with vintage truck fans. This book tackles a new era, the 1960s, providing views of the trucks that traveled America's highways during that decade. Photography again comes from the enormous archives of Ron Adams, author of Big Rigs of the 1950s, Mack Trucks, and 100 Years of Semi Trucks. Each …

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Buick, Oldsmobile & Pontiac Full-size models 1985 thru 2005: Front-wheel drive (Haynes Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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Chevrolet Camaro Pontiac Firebird: 1993 thru 2002 (Haynes Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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Chevrolet Impala SS and Caprice, Buick Roadmaster 1991-1996 (Haynes Manuals)

Product Description: There is a Haynes manual for most popular domestic and import cars, trucks, and motorcycles. By conducting complete tear-downs and rebuilds, the Haynes staff has discovered all the problems owners will find in rebuilding or repairing their vehicle. Documenting the process in hundreds of illustrations and clear step-by-step instructions makes every step easy to follow, with the exact order of …

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Chevrolet Pickups

Product Description: In the pages of Chevrolet Pickups, you'll find a legendary tale of how Chevrolet's line of trucks evolved from cars with beds...to the sophisticated luxurious trucks of modern times. Mueller's text includes the rise of the Depression-era trucks that made Chevrolet the number one manufacturer of light pickups, and Chevy's 30-year run in that top spot. Mueller explains how the leaders and engineers …

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Chrysler 300, '05-'07 (Automotive Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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Chrysler LHS, Concorde, New Yorker Dodge Intrepid & Eagle Vision 1993 thru 1997, All Models (Haynes Repair Manual)

Product Description: There is a Haynes manual for most popular domestic and import cars, trucks, and motorcycles. By conducting complete tear-downs and rebuilds, the Haynes staff has discovered all the problems owners will find in rebuilding or repairing their vehicle. Documenting the process in hundreds of illustrations and dear step-by-step instructions makes every expert tip easy to follow. From simple maintenance …

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Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Stratus & Avenger 1995 thru 2005 (Automotive Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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Classic Peterbilt

Product Description: Peterbilt bears a pedigree as long as the roads the trucks travel. The legend traces back to the 1915 Fageol truck line with the first hauler to wear the Peterbilt badge rolling onto the scene in 1939. Classic Peterbilt chronicles the men and machines behind the legend, the evolution of the badge, and the advances in the aerodynamics of these mammoth machines.

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Custom Semi

Product Description: From an author who has spent more than a quarter-century photographing and writing about tractor-trailers comes the best book yet about the custom semis that do so much of the nation’s heavy hauling in consummate style. In chapters that range from solo drivers, families in trucking, and whole customized fleets to the finest nitty-gritty and cutting-edge elements of semi truck customization, …

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Custom Semi Trucks

Product Description: A truck driver's tractor-trailer is more than just a vehicle or a tool for making a living. It is a calling card, a personal statement, a way of life. Truckers take as much joy and pride in modifying their rigs as hot-rodders and car customizers. Bette Garber presents some two dozen of the most interesting and creative custom trucks to be seen on the roads today. Each feature tells the story of …

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Custom Semi Trucks 2

Product Description: A collection of amazing photos collected from the author's hardcover edition called Custom Semi, this value-priced paperback makes a wonderful gift for young truck enthusiasts.

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Diamond T Trucks 1911-1966 Photo Archive

Product Description: The Diamond T Motor Car Company manufactured automobiles until 1911 when the first truck led to exclusive truck production and soon gained legendary status as style leaders. While "The Handsomest Truck in America" became a long-standing slogan, Diamond T also emphasized its engineering leadership. Builders of more than 1500 Class B "Liberty" trucks in World War I, Diamond T produced nearly …

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Diesel: General Motors and Ford (Haynes Repair Manual)

Product Description: General Motors and Ford: Light Trucks, Vans, Passenger Cars covering General Motors 350 cu in (5.7 liter), 379 cu in (6.2 liter), 397 cu in (6.5 liter), and Ford 420 cu in (6.9 liter), 445 cu in (7.3 liter), and 445 cu in (7.3 liter Power Stroke)   ·   Step-by-Step Instructions ·   Fully Illustrated for the Home Mechanic ·   Simple Maintenance to Major Repairs   ·   Tools and …

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Dodge Caravan, Chrysler Voyager & Town & Country 2003 thru 2006 (Haynes Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Every manual includes a troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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Dodge Caravan, Plymouth Voyager & Chrysler Town & Country: 1996 thru 2002 (Haynes Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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Dodge Heavy-Duty Trucks 1928-1975

Product Description: The most detailed history you will find on Dodge Heavy-duty Trucks is finally available. From Dodges earliest three-ton models in 1928 to the 1975 models that never happened because Chryslers management pulled the plug on the heavy-duty truck business, this informative reference guide chronologically walks the reader right through time. With this easy-to-follow format, find a specific model …

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Driving A Big Truck, The Adventure Continues From A Different Perspective

Product Description: Steve Richards is a licensed real estate broker, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), former Denver radio announcer, guitarist & composer of many years, private investigator, published author, and even a "Professional Tourist (truck driver)." His previous book, "Everything You Will Ever Need To Know To Start Driving A Big Truck, Or How I Became A Professional Tourist," has repeatedly …

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Duel (Collector's Edition)

Product Description: This is the TV movie that put Steven Spielberg on the map, shortly before he made The Sugarland Express. Working from a script by Richard Matheson, the film stars Dennis Weaver as a mild-mannered traveling salesman who unintentionally angers the driver of a semi truck. Suddenly, the truck is not only riding his tail but trying to run him off the road. No matter what he does (pulling over, …

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Federal Trucks Photo Archive

Product Description: “Since 1910…Federal Trucks Have Been Known in Every Country—Sold on Every Continent.” One of the great “independents” from Detroit, Federal produced a “high quality truck at a good price.” In July 1910, Martin L. Plucher, vice president and general manager of the newly formed Federal Motor Truck Company, personally conducted the first Federal truck to Lynn, Massachusetts, for …

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Ford Explorer 1991 thru 2001 (Haynes Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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Ford F-Series Pickup Owner's Bible

Product Description: Ford sells about a half million Ford F-series trucks a year. Here is just the book owners need to keep their pick-ups running and looking good. Presented in the same format as the Jeep Owner's Bible, the book is packed with essential information on how to buy, maintain, and have fun with your Ford truck. 760 photos and illustrations.

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Ford Mustang 2005 thru 2007 (Haynes Repair Manual)

Product Description:  Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special …

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Ford Mustang: 1994 thru 2004 (Hayne's Automotive Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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Ford Pick-ups & Expedition 1997 thru 2003 (Haynes Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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Ford Pickup Trucks (Gallery)

Product Description: As American as baseball and apple pie, the Ford pickup has been a hard-working American fixture for nearly one hundred years. Those years of trucking roll out in the pages of this book, which celebrates generations of Ford pickups in photographs and anecdotes, historical images, trivia, and technical details. From the old TTs and flatbeds to all the classic F-series, these are the trucks that …

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Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable 1996 thru 2005 (Hayne's Automotive Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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Ford Thunderbird and Mercury Cougar, 1989-1997 (Haynes Manuals)

Product Description: There is a Haynes manual for most popular domestic and import cars, trucks, and motorcycles. By conducting complete tear-downs and rebuilds, the Haynes staff has discovered all die problems owners will find in rebuilding or repairing their vehicle. Documenting the process in hundreds of illustrations and clear step-by-step instructions makes every expert tip easy to follow. From simple …

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Freightliner Trucks: 1937-1981 Photo Archive

Product Description: Unable to find a manufacturer to build his new design, Leland James, the founder of Consolidated Freightways, founded what would become Freightliner. Photographs handpicked from the Freightliner Corporate Archives, combined with in-depth captions, document Freightliner trucks from those first trucks up to its partnership with Daimler Chrysler. Through the years Freighliners trucks brought …

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General Motors Buick Regal, Chevrolet Lumina,Olds Cutlass Supreme,Pontiac Grand Prix, 1988-2007 (Hayne's Automotive Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special …

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General Motors Chevrolet Cavalier & Pontiac Sunfire: 1995 thru 2004 (Haynes Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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General Motors Chevrolet Venture, Oldsmobile Silhouette, Pontiac Trans Sport & Montana 1997 thru 2005 (Haynes Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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General Motors: Chevrolet Malibu (1997 thru 2003) Oldsmobile Alero (1999 thru 2003) Oldsmobile Cutlass (1997-2000) Pontiac Grand Am (1999 thru 2003) (Haynes Manuals)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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GM: Chevrolet Malibu, '04-'07 (Automotive Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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GMC Heavy-Duty Trucks 1927-1987

Product Description: Focusing on GMCs most fruitful six decades, from 1927 to 1987, this book offers a prologue and epilogue to round out the 100+ year history of GMC trucks and their predecessors Rapid and Reliance, with particular emphasis on the heavy-duty models. In-depth coverage of all models, engine specifications, year-to-year changes, and model-by-model genealogy charts is included, as well as the story of …

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GMC Light-Duty Trucks: An Enthusiast's Reference

Product Description: Appealing to both historians and enthusiasts GMC Light Duty Trucks is a chronological overview of the popular General Motors vehicles that have been long considered Pontiac’s trucks. It begins by tracing their roots to the year 1902 and origins as the long-departed Rapid and Reliance brands. The story continues with the pair joining an emergent General Motors and 1912 consolidation as GMC. A …

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Haynes Dodge Challenger and Plymouth Sapporo Manual, No. 699: '78-'83 (Haynes Manuals)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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Hemi Muscle (Gallery)

Product Description: In this value-priced celebration of Hemi muscle cars, author and photographer Robert Genat celebrates the word that has been synonymous with speed, power, and muscle. Named for its hemispherically shaped combustion chambers, Chrysler's iconic engine has powered some of the most powerful automobiles down America's highways, drag strips, and race tracks. This book on Hemi muscle cars profiles all …

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High-Performance New Hemi Builder's Guide: 2003-Present (S-A Design)

Product Description: The new Hemi engine has rekindled performance enthusiasts' love affair with Mopar's legendary hemispherical-headed V-8. Introduced in 2003, the new, high-tech Hemi has taken the fight to Ford and Chevy, sparking a new era of high-stakes competition among domestic V-8, rear-drive cars and trucks. Chrysler's hot-selling Hemi-powered vehicles include the 300C, Charger, and Magnum, Ram trucks, as …

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Hot Rod: An American Original

Product Description: This collection of six photo-essays, from one of the worlds most revered hot rod photographers, examines the major hot rod styles to develop over the last half-century, from T-buckets and deuce coupes to customs, dry-lake racers, rodded trucks and specialty show cars. Essays discuss the significance and evolution of each style.

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How to Build High-Performance Chevy LS1/LS6 V-8s (SA Design)

Product Description: In 1997 Chevrolet did the unthinkable: they re-designed the most popular and most modified engine in American history. The Chevrolet small-block V-8 made its debut in 1955,and with its arrival, Chevrolet instantly leaped to the forefront in the minds of hot rodders and performance enthusiasts alike. While the engine grew in displacement and technology over the next 30 years, its basic design …

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How to Rebuild the Small-Block Mopar (S-A Design) (SA Design)

Product Description: Small-block Chrysler, Plymouth, and Dodge V-8 engines have come in a variety of vehicles since 1964. These powerful, durable engines powered everything from high-performance Cudas and Chargers to torquey Dakotas and Ram trucks. How to Rebuild the Small-Block Mopar is the most comprehensive book on small-block Mopar engines ever released, covering 273, 318, 340, and 360-ci LA engines and 5.2 and …

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How to Swap GM LS-Series Engines into Almost Anything (S-A Design)

Product Description: In 1997, the LS1-powered Corvette hit the streets. At the time, the new LS1 garnered much fanfare, but in reality, its release marked a seismic advance in V-8 engine technology that ushered in a new era of performance. The LS1, featuring ground-breaking architecture, was the first of the third generation of LS engines, which delivered towering performance and efficiency from its compact design. …

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How-to-Restore Your Chevrolet Pickup (Motorbooks Workshop)

Product Description: A new edition of one of our more popular how-to titles, incorporating an attractive design, significantly updated text, and full-color photography. This is a step-by-step restoration guide for all Chevy light-duty trucks from 1928 onwards.Updates include:- Upgrading to power steering- Pressure oiling for "Stovebolt" six and electronic fuel injection upgrades- New information on disc brakes and …

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Ice Road Truckers: The Complete Season Three

Product Description: Just when you thought trucking couldn t get more dangerous...the new season of ICE ROAD TRUCKERS brings you to the most treacherous landscape on earth: northern Alaska.In Prudhoe Bay (250 miles north of the Arctic Circle), a network of ice roads in the tundra crisscross river systems and open ocean to connect America s booming North Slope oil fields to dry land. Every winter truckers have less …

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International Heavy Trucks of the 1950s (At Work)

Product Description: With worn-out trucks after World War II and plans laid out by the Federal Government to build the Interstate Highway System, truck production really took off in the 1950s. Companies and drivers who used International semi-trucks worked hard to deliver the goods. This large-picture format book shows the fine details of these trucks at work during this productive time period.

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International Heavy Trucks of the 1960s (At Work)

Product Description: The success of International\'s 1950s semi-trucks continued into the 1960s. Many series were carried over from the 1950s, but International now offered more models in each series to make them more versatile. The pictures you see in this book mainly cover the bigger straight trucks and over-the-road and off-highway trucks; the popular trucks like the V series, R series, D-400, DCO-400, CO-4000, …

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Jeep Cherokee & Comanche Pickups 1984-91 Performance Portfolio

Product Description: The mid-eighties saw a downsizing of vehicles and smaller lighter models were introduced. One of Jeep's innovations was to use unitary construction. They also gave their models many car characteristics. Early engines were nothing special but putting in the new 4-litre straight-six made a dramatic improvement while the Renault-sourced turbo diesel also helped in the European market. It was these …

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Jeep Cherokee, Wagoneer & Comanche 1984 al 2000 (Manual de Reparacion)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable shortcuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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Jeep Cherokee: 1984 thru 2001 - Cherokee - Wagoneer - Comanche (Haynes Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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Jeep J-Series Pickups 1970-82 Performance Portfolio

Product Description: Truck derivatives of the Wagoneer range appeared at the same time as the big station wagon itself, in November 1962. Since 1969 they have been known as J-series trucks. As originally introduced the Jeep trucks were simply utility vehicles. But fashions changed and Jeep trucks began to appear with dress-up packages such as Honcho, Golden Eagle and Custom. The larger-capacity models were the …

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Jeep License Plate (Black with Silver Letters)

Product Description: License Plates and License Plate Frames are 6 by 12 inches in size for all Cars and Trucks

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Jeep Owner's Bible: A Hands-On Guide to Getting the Most from Your Jeep (Owners Bible)

Product Description: For Jeep fans, Jeep owners, and even those just contemplating the purchase of a Jeep, there is no substitute for this incredibly popular, versatile vehicle-over 3.5 million Jeeps have been sold since 1945. And for everything you need to get the most out of Jeep ownership, there is no substitute for "Jeep Owner's Bible"(tm) by Moses Ludel, recognized as the most comprehensive, authoritative guide …

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Jeep Wrangler 1987 thru 2008 (Haynes Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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Kenworth Trucks: 1950-1979 (at Work)

Product Description: Founded in 1923, Kenworth has since become one of the most recognized names in American truck manufacturing. This book highlights the golden era of trucking in crisp period photographs that present a variety of trucking companies and their Kenworth trucks - in action. Kenworth trucks are featured at work in a variety of settings and jobs - from logging to hauling all types of commodities, …

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Peterbilt : The Evolution of Class

Product Description: Peterbilt, the Evolution of Class is a complete history of Peterbilt trucks using their data sheets, photos and engineering drawings. The book is 256 pages, color, and contains over 300 pictures and drawings. It also lists every model built since its inception in 1939.

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Peterbilt Trucks 1939-1979: At Work

Product Description: Building trucks for many local businesses along the West Coast, Peterbilt trucks had to prove themselves through winding rugged mountain roads, and once they did, their trucks became known as "betterbilt" Peterbilts among enthusiasts. Starting in 1939 when Peterbilt was formed (after acquiring Fageol trucks), this golden era of trucking is portrayed through large period photographs when these …

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Peterbilt: Long-Haul Legend

Product Description: Frustrated with the pace of getting logs to mills by river, steam tractor, or even horse team, lumber baron T. A. Peterman experimented with adapting early automobile technology. In 1939, the remarkable logging trucks he’d refashioned out of surplus army trucks finally went on sale to the public and Peterbilt was launched. This illustrated history follows Peterbilt from its beginnings to its …

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Peterbilt: The Class of the Industry

Product Description: Famed automotive photographer Henry Rasmussen has trained his camera on beautifully restored Peterbilts, fancy show trucks, and big rigs at work. The legend of Peterbilt is featured in a photographic essay of more than 80 color images and a gallery of nostalgic black-and-white photographs, showing early Fageol trucks, one of the oldest surviving original Peterbilts of 1939, and a host of other …

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Pontiac Firebird: 1982 thru 1992 (Haynes Repair Manual)

Product Description: Haynes offers the best coverage for cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles on the market today. Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations. Included in every manual: troubleshooting section to help identify specific problems; tips that give valuable short cuts to make the job easier and eliminate the need for special tools; …

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REO Trucks: 1910-1966 Photo Archive

Product Description: Ransom Eli Olds was best known as the inventor of the Oldsmobile. In 1904 Olds was unsatisfied and left the company, which left time to help create the new company bearing his initials, the REO Motor Car Company, in Lansing, Michigan. In 1910, the REO Motor Truck Company began the production of trucks. REOs legendary Speed Wagon led the way with shaft-drive, pneumatic tires, electric starters, …

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Semi-Trucks of the 1950s: A Photo Gallery

Product Description: After WWII Americans were anxious to re-stoke the economy after a long “make-do with what you have” dry spell. By the 1950s new highways were being built, new trucking companies were being formed and old ones revived. Americans were buying newly-styled cars and the latest technologies once again. Semi-trucks helped pave the way for this huge growth spurt in America with dependable trucks …

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Seymour Simon's Book of Trucks

Product Description: Trucks lift, dump, and carry things every day, everywhere. Did you know that... Some trucks can weigh as much as ten elephants put together. Flatbed trucks can carry other trucks, houses, and even a space shuttle! Semitrailer cabs can have a bed behind the front seat so that drivers can pull over and rest on long trips. Road-train trucks pull multiple trailers at the same time, just like a …

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Standard Catalog of 4 X 4's: A Comprehensive Guide to Four-Wheel Drive Vehicles Including Trucks, Vans and Sports Sedans and Sport Utility Vehicles

Product Description: This comprehensive guide covers 55 years of American four-wheel drive vehicles including trucks, vans, sports sedans and sport utility vehicles. This new edition of the standard catalog has updated information on AMC, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Dodge, Ford, Jeep, International Scout, Dodge, GMC, Lincoln and other manufacturers. Featuring 300 new photos, as well as eight pages of color, the book …

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Sterling Trucks Photo Archive

Product Description: One of the early pioneers in the manufacture of trucks, Sterling is synonymous with rugged well-engineered trucks with a reputation for reliable service in off-road, heavy-duty applications—mining, construction, and logging. Distinctive engineering hallmarks included wood-lined frames and the continued use of chain drive long after its abandonment by other manufacturers. Established in …

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Studebaker Trucks 1927-1940 Photo Archive

Product Description: A comprehensive photo history of one of the great names of American motoring. This outstanding collection of rare factory photographs displays the quality & styling that distinguished Studebaker. Includes light to heavy trucks & semi-tractors.

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The Classic Chevy Truck Handbook HP 1534: How to Rod, Rebuild, Restore, Repair and Upgrade Classic Chevy Trucks, 1955-1960

Product Description: This essential guide for owners of Chevy trucks built from 1955 through 1960 provides step-by-step instruction on frame and chassis cleaning, suspension rebuilding and upgrades, rebuilding steering, upgrading brakes to front discs, rebuilding the engine, cooling system upgrades, transmission choices, electrical rewiring, and much more.

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Truck: On Rebuilding a Worn-Out Pickup and Other Post-Technological Adventures

Product Description: A personal and transformative journey into mechanical intricacy and philosophical inquiry.

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Ultra-Custom Semi Trucks (Gallery)

Product Description: If a custom vehicle is something to see, a custom semi is something else--something much, much more. This brilliantly illustrated book celebrates the time, energy, patience, hard work, and skill that go into these monumental rolling works of art. The author, who has spent a quarter of a century photographing and writing about semi trucks, takes readers behind the scenes in a semi customizing …

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White Trucks 1900-1937 Photo Archive: Photographs from the National Automotive History Collection of the Detroit Public

Product Description: The White Company was one of America's earliest & most successful truck manufacturers. White trucks worked at a variety of applications; dump trucks, sedan deliveries, express, step vans, buses, tankers, & more. Beginning with the first White model through De Sakhnoffsky's ultrastreamlined designs of the late Thirties. Photographs from Detroit Pub. Library's Nat. Auto. History Col.

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White Trucks of the 1950s (at Work)

Product Description: White Motor Company was a major producer of American trucks between 1919 and 1980 with its primary manufacturing facilities in Cleveland, Ohio. The company began as a sewing machine manufacturing concern founded in 1876 by Thomas H. White and expanded by his sons into steam and gasoline-powered automobiles; however, it was in the trucking field that White made its mark. During its production …

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White Trucks of the 1960s At Work

Product Description: White Motor Company was a major producer of American trucks between 1919 and 1980 with its primary manufacturing facilities in Cleveland, Ohio. The company began as a sewing machine manufacturing concern founded in 1876 by Thomas H. White and expanded by his sons into steam and gasoline-powered automobiles; however, it was in the trucking field that White made its mark. During its production …

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White-Freightliner Trucks of the 1960s At Work

Product Description: In 1951, Freightliner signed an agreement with the White Motor Co. to sell Freightliner trucks through White Dealerships. The trucks became White-Freightliner, gaining momentum through the 1950s and exploding in sales through the 1960s. As you look at the photos on the pages of this book, you will see just a few of the many different customers and hauling jobs they did in the peak of their …

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Winning: The Racing Life of Paul Newman

Product Description: Winner of International Automotive Media Gold Award 2010 For all his fame as one of Hollywood's great actors, a world-class humanitarian, and the proprietor of a natural food empire, the late Paul Newman had another intriguing facet that was less known and perhaps closer to his heart than all the rest of his well-chronicled life. He was an avid, successful and well respected car racer and …

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