Contents April2018 Feature Articles 22 100 Years of Chevy Learning, adapting, and improving 12 Mini Truck Builds Wildest, wackiest, and worst 16 Shaking Off Winter Springtime chemicals 8 Street Truck Revolution 21st Century Performance 18 Programmed for Results Get in touch with your engine 20 Diesel Gains With Bully Dog’s Performance DPF 26 Shop Profile Cheney Tire’s Nasty North 29 Project K Update 2018 Ford F-150 SuperCrew 4X4 4
The Editorial Roundtable After a particularly long and dreadful winter season across much of North America, it’s finally time to bring those whips out of storage, refuel the dragsters, and throw the top back. The retail winter lull is about to pick up full force, as motorheads and off-roaders prepare to tinker with different projects in the garage—opening a new revenue stream for shops such as yourselves. The editorial team lined up some funky coverage this month in the spirit of kicking the cold weather to the curb and welcoming the extra sunshine to boost our vitamin-D deficiencies. The following pages are full of fun and informative features, from a hit list of the best springtime chemicals and programming tips for success, to an anniversary celebration with Chevrolet and a bold military build by Cheney Tire. Step back in time for a throwback ode to the mini-truck era—ultra-bright paint jobs and all that are notoriously spotted from miles away. Fast forward a couple generations and wellrespected brands like Air Design USA and Belltech are at the forefront of a revived Street Truck Revolution. Pique your interest? Keep reading. See the THE ENGINE BLOCK logo displayed in one of our features? Cruise on over to www.theengineblock.com to read additional content about that piece. While you’re there, check out even more great articles. 5
The American Philatelist is the monthly members-only publication of the American Philatelic Society. This preview of the April edition shows the cover design, the table of contents and the editor's column, "The Philatelic Experience."
The full version of the magazine included a extended article on a specific category of postal history related to the Civil War.