Truck Trend

The Truck Show Podcast, Episode 154

On This Week’s Show:

  • Jeremiah Proffitt’s Resurrection Land Cruisers
  • 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid truck review with Truck Trend’s Jason Gonderman
  • Know Your Note
Come along for the ride with Jeremiah Proffitt of Proffitt’s Resurrection Land Cruisers and hear all about Toyota Land Cruisers and Mega Cruisers from one of the premier restorers in the country. Also learn the difference between frame-off and body-off and why only one term is the correct one. The guys also check in with Truck Trend’s Jason Gonderman for a review of the 2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid and catch up on “Know Your Note.”

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