The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show brings new trends every year, and 2018 was no exception. In the past there have been years where swaps dominated, while other years were the year of the Ford, or the year of the rat rod. While there are literally all types of lifted, lowered, modified, utility, and swap vehicles at SEMA, there’s always something new.
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EMISSIONS FRIENDLY UPGRADES FOR THE 2020 DURAMAX
WHY THE CP4.2 FAILS
AND HOW YOU CAN KEEP YOURS OFF THE SCRAP PILE
FLASHBACK! SEMA 2018
THE MEGA TRUCKS ARE HERE!
LOOKS, SOUNDS, AND RUNS LIKE A DEERE
AN 800HP LBZ DURAMAX BUILT TO DO ONE THING— AND ONE THING ONLY
1961 ALLIS-CHALMERS D-15 SERIES I
THE GAME CHANGER
INSIDE DHD’S RECORD-SETTING DURAMAX
DINOSAURS AREN'T EXTINCT
BRIAN JELICH’S TRAILBLAZING, 5.90 INDEX-RACING 7.3L POWER STROKE
FAMILY FARM TRUCK
JEREMY SCHMIDT’S 1948 CUMMINS-POWERED CHEVROLET LOADMASTER
BLACK HOLE CUMMINS
1964 CUMMINS VT12-825-M
KNOW YOUR 6.0L
THE KEY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN EARLY AND LATE MODEL ’03-’07 POWER STROKES
What Do Electric Vehicles Mean for the Future of Hot Rodding?
Electric vehicles are gaining in popularity and EV swaps are starting to show up in hot rods. Will this spell the end of traditional hot rodding?
CAN THERE BE TWO TINDERS FOR CLOTHES?
She was a first-time founder with a fresh idea. Then a $30 million competitor arrived.
PUTTING CORONA ON ICE IN OKLAHOMA
Semana Santa GUATEMALA'S HOLY WEEK
What if Easter preparations meant dyeing sand, collecting pine needles, and staying up all night to work on an art project that you knew would be ruined the very next day? Well, welcome to Guatemala’s Semana Santa, or Holy Week.
SPARTACUS: A NATURAL LEADER
American Adventure Lab Gladiator
UPDATE: SEMARATICAL Build-Off and Drive-Off
MN Outlaw Customs takes on the challenge
SLAMD - RAM HATTRICK
Completing the Trifecta
FUN IN THE SUN
LONESTAR THROWDOWN 2020
Hell-Bent for SEMA and the RATical Build-Off and Drive-Off
MN Outlaw Customs takes on the challenge with creativity and haste
SPEED PARTS HALL OF FAME
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