Combining his wrenching, welding and auto body skills with the knowledge he’d amassed in other encounters with the 12-valve Cummins, Chris set out on what would become a year-long journey to bring the old Chevy back to life. A quick trip to Ohio yielded the second-gen Dodge chassis and axles he would set the ’51 cab on top of, along with the P-pumped 5.9L that would power the truck. Aside from having to address a rusted driver side cab corner and fender, the body was straight as an arrow and in what Chris believes was good-to-excellent condition, given its age. All of the new sheet metal and welds were left raw, and with no clear coat to speak of, Chris keeps the Patina preserved and protected with Gibbs penetrating oil.
A TIGHT FIT
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INSIDE ADAM FOLTZ' 5.90 INDEX SECOND-GEN AFTERMATH
At only 4,100 pounds, Adam Foltz knows he doesn’t need crazy horsepower to be competitive in the 5.90 Index class, which is probably why he has fueling on the P-pump pulled all the way back and has focused more on dialing in the chassis lately. “With a small nitrous tweak we went from 6.50 to 5.80,” he told us. “But once we know it’s going to go straight every time, we’ll be shooting for low 1.2’s on the 60-foot (on the trans brake).”
A 1947 US MOTORS DIESEL GENERATOR ON A HISTORIC SHIP
WEEKEND ON THE EDGE 2020
2020 was the year of cancelled events. Nothing was what it was supposed to be with the ‘Rona running rampant everywhere.
COOL DOWN AND STOP IT
“THE MOUNTAIN DECIDES
The ninety-eighth running of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC), also known as “The Race to the Clouds,” is an invitational automobile hill climb to the summit of Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain in Manitou, Colorado.
COMPLETE OIL CHANGES
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MAKING A STATEMENT...
DERRICK BARNEY’S 1,400HP, 68RFE-SHIFTED ’11 MEGA CAB
TIM TUTTLE’S 1,500 HP CUMMINS RAM LIMITED PRO STOCK PULLER
BARN FIND GOLD!
1949 CLETRAC ADH
THOR VS AQUAMAN: AUSSIE TURF WARS!
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THE MILLION-DOLLAR MAN
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Chrissy (all names have been changed) was brain dead. After the doctors made the brain death determination, someone from the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency met with her family and told them that she had elected to be an organ donor when she had gotten her driver’s license.
More Than the Vote
The suffragists’ struggle produced undaunted trailblazers, Black and white, who continued to pursue social reform.
Chris Mower of White Stable Farms discovered the Japanese style of gardening in Italy. Now, he’s bringing it to St. Louis.
HOLISTIC HEALTH: WHOLE-BODY APPROACH TO WELL-BEING
If you long for a healthcare provider who knows you, your family and your healthcare story, you’re not alone. Both providers and patients pine for a more meaningful doctor-patient relationship. Fortunately, the healthcare system is moving toward a more patient-centered approach focused on prevention as opposed to procedures. Direct primary care and functional medicine practices like Traverse City’s Table Health are championing the movement by offering cost-effective, transparent and relationship-based care.
KEEP ON TRUCKING
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LOCK HIM UP?
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