American Pickup Trucks


I can remember when my oldest brother Brad turned sixteen and bought a 1952 pickup truck from our neighbor. It seemed at the time that nothing could have been cooler than having someone in the family other than our parents able to drive. That old pickup certainly appealed to the younger brother hoping to be able to cruise around in style, or so I thought. Compared to the new 1978 pickup that my Dad owned, the old 52 certainly was an antiquated piece of junk, but it still typified the rural American male perception of appropriate transportation. The American made pickup truck as it would seem according to the commercials is certainly an extension of the American way of life, and is most ...

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used by Americans. It is the epitome of the hard working people which carries it to the modern age; originally designed for the purpose of hauling and moving cargo from one place to another like beasts of burden, but now if you look around they are also used mainly for daily transportation. The family commute in the pickup has become more common than the farmer checking his cattle with these large vehicles. Just keep an eye out the window and one will see many pickups sitting in parking lots, driving down the city street and going the speed limit down the interstate with the owner never having a thought of hauling anything in the bed. Of course the evolution of the truck being basic transportation has brought about the new trend in pickup truck design, the extra cab and the crew cab. These types of vehicles have become extremely popular among those who have weekend hobbies like pulling a boat to the lake or a racecar to the track. With the extra cab space the hobbyist can share the ...

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