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True Blue Trucks Back Issues Contents

Below is listed the stories that have run in True Blue Trucks magazine. Printed back issues are available for purchase by clicking the blue oval beside the cover photo. Downloadable digital versions (pdfs) for every issue are available by clicking on the red oval. And the lastest issue is available in a ten issue "bulk pack" for sharing with your friends and family.

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Issue #1 (Fred McFall's 1962 Unibody)

"Cab Clutter" (fun stuff)
New Products and Industry News
Readers' rides
Readers' Stories:
Ray Johnson - 1956 F-100
Tony Potter - 1971 F100 SWB 4x4
True Blue Workhorse:
Dennis Thurmond - 1991 F-250
Cover Feature:
A Family Affair... building a 1962 Unibody
TBT Lifestyles:
The Art of George Trosley
History Lessons:
Ford's Good Humor Ice Cream Trucks
Drives, Events & Shows
13 Annual Spring Swapmeet - Hudsonville Michigan
All Ford Nationals - Carlisle Pennsylvania
The Main Event
31st Annual F-100 Supernationals - Knoxville Tennessee
Staff Projects - an introduction: 1967 F-250 4x4
In The Shop
Autolite 2100 Rebuild
Pulling Codes - How To
Final Thoughts...

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Issue #2 (The Weatherford Family's Real Rod)

"Cab Clutter" (fun stuff)
New Products and Industry News
Readers' rides
Readers' Stories:
Shane Harrold - 2001 Lightning
Terry Williams - 1941 Panel Truck
True Blue Workhorse:
Fayette Tire's Ford Fleet - 1981 F-150, 1990 F-250
Cover Feature:
The Weatherford Family's Real Rod - 1947 rat rod
Drives, Events & Shows
3rd Annual Truck and Jeep Fest - Canfield Ohio
2009 Smoky Mountain F100 Show - Pigeon Forge Tennessee
Staff Projects
Project P3: Selecting New (or used) Wheels/Tires
In The Shop
Autolite 2100 Rebuild
DIY Dash Recover
Dent Removal 101
Custom Ford Independent Rear Suspension Install
Final Thoughts...

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Issue #3 (Ron Schartiger's Barnyard Find)

"Cab Clutter" (fun stuff)
New Products and Industry News
Readers' rides
Readers' Stories:
Alan Page's 1990 F-250 4x4 Puller
Eddie Kee's 1962 Unibody
John Smith's 1952 Delivery Courier
Javier Loya's 1939 pickup
True Blue Workhorse:
Salisbury Volunteer Fire Co. - 1972 900, 1992 I9000, 1996 I9000, 2005 F-550, 1991 F-350, 1992 & 1995 E-350s
True Blue Fanatic:
The Franks Family
Cover Feature:
Ron Schartiger's '79 F-350 4x4 Super Cab
Product Review:
The Motor City's Ultimate F-150 Project
Drives, Events & Shows
19th Annual Fly/in Cruise/in - Marion, Indiana
Fun Ford Sunday - Vallejo, California
Cars for Kids Show - Girardeau, Missouri
Staff Projects
Project P3 (TrueBlue High-boy): New name, new plan
In The Shop
300 Six Buildup - part 1
Juliano’s Exhaust Installation
Chrome Trim Fabrication
Hard Knox Bumper Installation
Final Thoughts...

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Issue #4 (Joseph Schrader's Certified True Blue)

"Cab Clutter" (fun stuff)
New Products and Industry News
Readers' Rides
Readers' Stories:
Merlin Larsen's 1953 Ford F-100
Robert Luczun's 1928 AR Roadster pickup
Matthew Stevens' 1981 F-100
Jodie Sauls' 1941 pickup
Left For Dead:
Western Maryland
True Blue Workhorse:
Watson’s Workhorses: 197something F-350 wrecker, 1992 F-250
True Blue Reverie:
Ina Mae Overman remembers her 1953 F-100
Cover Feature:
Joseph Schrader's 1985 F-150/250 4x4 diesel
Product Review:
The Motor City's Ultimate F-150 Project - part 2
Staff Projects
Project TrueBlue High-Boy: Carb Swap Disaster
In The Shop
300 Six Buildup - part 2 (the parts)
Wiring Clean up - 1985 F-150
KnKut Drill Bits
Door Support Build Up
Marketplace
Final Thoughts...

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Issue #5 (Parker Motor Company Racing)

New Products and Industry News
Kids Corner
"Cab Clutter" (fun stuff)
Readers' Rides
Readers' Stories:
Kurt Stranne's 1953 Ford Stretched F-100
Weston Akins' 1961 Gasser Wannabe
Todd Crow's 1971 Pro Street F-100
Left For Dead:
1972 F-250
Featured Stable:
Allen Fisher's "Big Truck" Collection
True Blue Workhorse:
Airport Luggage Tug
Cover Feature:
Parker Motor Company Racing
Showing Off:
2010 Supernationals
All Truck Nationals - Carlisle, PA
Product Review:
The Motor City's Ultimate F-150 Project - part 3
Staff Projects
Project Ol' Blue - 1985 F-150: Electrical and Engine
Project Basket Case - 1994 F-350: Power Stroke Fuel Filter Bowl Rebuild
In The Shop
DIY Rust Removal
Silver Paints Compared
Marketplace
Final Thoughts...

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Issue #6 (Gilmore Gas Station Tribute Trucks)

New Products and Industry News
Kids Corner
"Cab Clutter" (fun stuff): stickers
Readers' Rides
True Blue Truck Ownership: Choosing the Right Truck
Readers' Stories:
Mike Nagatani's 1968 Ford F-100
Robert Luczun's 1949 Closed Cab Pickup
Cory Calhoun's 2006 F-250
Left For Dead: 1955 F-250
Cover Feature:
Diane & Joe Chandlee's 1953 Ford C-600 COE Crew Cab Car Hauler and 1956 Ford Panel Van
Showing Off:
Cumberland Super Cruise
Show-Me F100 “Ozarks Run”
40th Annual North South Run
Events and Shows Listing
Product Review:
The Motor City's Ultimate F-150 Project - part 4
Diesel Shop New Section!
Staff Projects
Project Basket Case - 1994 F-350: An Introduction
Project Ol' Blue - 1985 F-150: Engine Part 2
Project True Blue Highboy - 1967 F-250: Future Gameplan
Marketplace
Final Thoughts...

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Issue #7 (David Van Egmond's 1969 Ford F-100 Time Capsule)

New Products and Industry News
Kids Corner
"Cab Clutter" (fun stuff): Engine Shots
Readers' Rides
Readers' Stories:
Wayne Ruston's 1971 Ford F-100 Ranger
Mike Browne's 1966 F-100
Featured Vendor: Wilburn Customs and their 1954 COE
Left For Dead: 1972 F-350 Crew Cab
Cover Feature:
David Van Egmond's 1969 Ford F-100 Time Capsule
True Blue Workhorse: 1953 F-800 Tow Truck
Showing Off:
The Great Smoky Mountain F-100 Run
Backyard Mechanic: $70 Electric Fan Upgrade
Back to Basics Tech: Cowl Debris Filtering
Diesel Shop: IDI Fuel Injection Pump Rebuild (teardown)
Staff Projects
Project Basket Case - 1994 F-350: Rear End Bushings
Project Ol' Blue - 1985 F-150: Engine Part 3
Marketplace
Final Thoughts...

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Issue #8 (John Latinik's "Mach F150")

New Products and Industry News
Kids Corner
"Cab Clutter" (fun stuff): Unique Shifters
Readers' Rides
Readers' Stories:
Scott Welch's 1949 F-1
The Maples Family's Ford trucks
Ryan Piggott's 1971 bumpside racer
Left For Dead: Weimer Logging's trucks
Cover Feature:
John Latinik's 2002 "Mach F150"
Showing Off:
Run to the Sun #23
Midwest F-100 Show
Product Review:
The Motor City's Ultimate F-150 Project - part 5
Diesel Shop: IDI Fuel Injection Pump Rebuild (reassembly)
Staff Projects:
Project Basket Case - 1994 F-350: Rear Chassis Redo
Project Tracker 250 - 1989 F-250 XLT Lariat: Introduction
Project Ol' Blue - 1985 F-150: Wiring the Right Way
Backyard Mechanic: Quadrajet swap
Marketplace
Final Thoughts...

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Issue #9 (Joe Dunn's F-5)

New Products and Industry News
Readers' Rides
Readers' Stories:
Nick Szczerba's 1979 F-250
Dale Kent's 195? F-1
A.R.E.'s 2011 Ford F-150 Pro Football Hall of Fame tribute truck
History Lesson; The History of Ford Trucks - part 1
Left For Dead: Shawnee Canning’s Ford trucks
Cover Feature:
Joe Dunn's 1950 F-5 "The Story of Edith"
Showing Off:
2011 Great Smoky Mountain F-100 Show
American Truck Historical Society
North/South Run 2011
Product Review:
The Motor City's Ultimate F-150 Project - part 6
Diesel Shop: Seven Essentials of Owning a Long Lived Diesel
Staff Projects:
Project True Blue Highboy - 1967 F-250: A simple once-over
Project Basket Case - 1994 F-350: Clutch Replacement
Project Tracker 250 - 1989 F-250 XLT Lariat: maintenance
Marketplace
Final Thoughts...

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Issue #10 (Butch Klunk's 1977 F-150 "Bushwacker")

New Products and Industry News
Cab Clutter
Readers' Stories:
Ken Herchuck's 1931 Type 304
Brett Withers 2009 Raptor
Cover Feature: Butch Klunk's 1977 F-150 "Bushwacker"
History Lesson; The History of Ford Trucks - part 2 (Model T)
Left For Dead: 1948 F-6
Showing Off:
2011 Fall Ford Truck Fest
Product Review:
The Motor City's Ultimate Garage Project - part 1
Staff Projects:
Project True Blue Highboy - 1967 F-250: Gathering the Parts
Project Basket Case - 1994 F-350: Clutch Replacement - part 2
In the Shop
James Duff's Bolt-on Solid Axle Swap for TTB trucks
Rough Country lift
Electrical 101: Relays
Marketplace
Final Thoughts...

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Issue #11 (Harry Hartman's 1952 M-1)

New Products and Industry News
Cab Clutter
Readers' Stories:
Sam Rotella's 1966 N-750
Paul Pittman's 1985 F-250
David Sima's 2012 F-350
Cover Feature: Harry Hartman's 1952 M-1
History Lesson; The History of Ford Trucks - part 2 (scrap wood)
Left For Dead: 1962 NAPCO F-700
Showing Off:
Volga City Truck Cruise
Product Review:
The Motor City's Ultimate Garage Project - part 2
Staff Projects:
Project: The Flying Thunder Rat - 1984 Ranger: An Introduction
Project: Basket Case - 1994 F-350: Ride Rite Suspension
In the Shop
Phoenix Systems Brake Bleeder
Rough Country lift - part 2
Heavy Duty Steering for Solid Axles
Dent Removal - the Right Way
Marketplace
Final Thoughts...

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Issue #12 (Bill Sickles' Military Honor)

New Products and Industry News
Cab Clutter - WTF (Why That Ford)
Readers' Stories:
Mel & Glenda Sisson's 1956 school bus
Rusty & Amanda Stewart's 1979 F-250
Joey Vanduser's 2004 Ranger
Jason Kline's 1969 F-250 4x4 Crew Cab
Cover Feature: Bill Sickles 1997 F-350 built as a tribute to the Military
Left For Dead: 1966 F-250? Airport worktruck
True Blue Reverie: Remembering Old Blue
Showing Off:
Carlisle All Ford Nationals
Product Review:
The Motor City's Ultimate Garage Project - part 3
Staff Projects:
Project: The Flying Thunder Rat - tearing out the rearend
Project: Basket Case - 1994 F-350: Ride Rite Suspension - part 2
Project True Blue Highboy - 1967 F-250: Custom Air Cleaner
In the Shop
Just Saving Another One: 1973 F-350 Super Camper Special
Customizing Bumper Ends
Marketplace
Final Thoughts...

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Issue #13 (MidSouthern Restoration)

New Products and Industry News
Readers' Stories:
Dan Herrington's 1978 F-100
Jason Propst's 1953 F-1
Cover Feature: MidSouthern Restoration's 1967 F-100
Featured Collection: Harrry & Wesley Foor's 1948 Siebert Ford Ambulance, 1938 Siebert Ford
Funeral Service Car, 1934 Model BB Fire Truck
Left For Dead: Charles W. Sorber's collection
Showing Off:
SlickStock V
42nd Annual North-South Run
Product Review:
The Motor City's Ultimate Garage Project - part 4
Staff Projects:
Project: The Flying Thunder Rat - Installing the Rearend
Project: Basket Case - 1994 F-350: Injector Rebuild
Project Tracker 250 - IDI Fuel return lines
In the Shop
Just Saving Another One: 1973 F-350 Super Camper Special Comes Home
Marketplace
Final Thoughts...

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Issue #14 (Ford Factory Racer XL100)

New Products and Industry News
Readers' Stories:
Adam and Randy Moore's 1969 F-100 Ranger
Rick Kerns' 1964 F-100
Cover Feature: Bill Naudain's 1963 Unibody Drag Racer
Featured Collection: John "Timmer" Reeves
Left For Dead: The Ford Courier
Showing Off:
ATHS Mason Dixon Truck Show
2012 Fall Ford Truck Fest
Staff Projects:
Project: True Blue Highboy - Teardown
Project: The Flying Thunder Rat - Front Suspension Buildup
Project: Basket Case - 1994 F-350: Front Suspension Rebuild
Project Tracker 250 - Manual Glow Plug Conversion
In the Shop
Just Saving Another One: 7.3 Powerstroke with Coolant in the Fuel
Marketplace
Final Thoughts...

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Issue #15 (Samual Washington)

New Products and Industry News
Readers' Stories:

Cover Feature: Samual Washington- Harley Tribute
Featured Collection:
Left For Dead:
Showing Off:

Staff Projects:
Project: True Blue Highboy -
Project: The Flying Thunder Rat - Motor
Project: Basket Case - 1994 F-350:
Project Tracker 250 -
In the Shop
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Marketplace
Final Thoughts...

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