Ch1. Top 5 Reasons trucks are more popular than cars in the America. (based on TFL video) (Why we are nuts about trucks?). * (half by Andre. half by Kent) Ch2. Top Torture Tests to find the best truck. (Introduction to Ike Gauntlet, Gold Mine Hill Off-road, and Towing MPG Test) * (by Andre) Ch3. Which truck to get? New vs. Used. (Top 5 format) * (by Kent) Ch4. How to Match Your Truck to Your Trailer and vise versa? (Truck classes explained) * (by Kent) Ch5. Top 3 Trucks at Towing MPG Test. * (by Andre) Ch6. Used Truck Judging. Top Tips when Buying Used. (focus on truck issues, how to find the axle ratio codes, full floating axle) * (by Kent) Ch7. Which truck to get? Gas vs Diesel? (Top 5 format: for and against diesel) * (by Kent) Ch8. Top 5 Diesel Trucks on the Ike Gauntlet. * (by Andre) Ch9. Top 5 Gas Trucks on the Ike Gauntlet. * (by Andre) Ch10. Understanding Truck and Trailer Tires (tire ratings, safety issue) * (by Kent) Ch11. Truck and Trailer Safety. (Towing, WDH hitches, CDL disclaimer, 26,000 lbs limit, static electricity and fuel) 11.5. Why your first child's car should be a truck? (Safety) * (by Kent) Ch12. Top 10 Truck Accessories (based on SEMA Top 10 list) * (by Kent) Ch13. Top 5 Truck on the Gold Mine Hill Off-road test * (by Andre) Ch14. Top 5 Fastest 0-60 MPH Trucks when towing a Trailer * (by Andre) BONUS: ---- Bonus01. Truck Family Tree (and Predictions for the Future) * (by Kent and Andre) Bonus02. 3,000 mile Oil Change Myth * (by Kent) Bonus03. Extra by Roman and/or Nathan and/or ... ).
From an agriculture perspective, Kent Sundling and Andre Smirnov make sure to include the needs of farmers and ranchers when talking trucking, something that the average city writer might gloss over, but the Truck Nuts wouldn't dare forget. Sundling and Smirnov talk complicated auto topics in an accessible, funny way that even truck novices can chuckle at and appreciate. To take a line from the experts, "Let the pickup truck love affair continue!" -Nikki Work, Editor of The Fence Post Kent's writing style is way more than entertaining, it is information you can't get from anywhere else. This guy knows more about trucks than anyone I know. If you own a truck, or want to, this is required reading. Dave Mattern, Horse Trailer World.com WorkingTruckWorld.com Do you remember your first truck? The year, make, model, color, engine, transmission, smell? Of course you do, you love trucks! Truck Nuts is a fun, in-depth read about the pick-up truck industry. Kent & Andre have an undeniable passion for the truck industry and it is clear in their work. They get to experience the behind-the-scenes testing of trucks to help educate us on our truck buying decision. If you're even a little nuts about trucks, you'll enjoy and certainly learn more with this unique book! Ben Janssen, Sales Director of Cimarron Trailers Truck owner & enthusiast