Handpicked Western Trucks, LLC
Diesel Pickup Trucks for Sale

Owners: Chris & Paul Rutledge
Handpicked Western Trucks LLC, 155 North Main, Jasper, Texas 75951
Phone: (409) 383-6004

What’s going on in the world of diesel?

When we see things of interest or importance relating to diesel pickups, we'll post them on our website for the benefit of our valued customers.

VW Passat TDI Sets World Record for Fuel Economy

Studies Show Diesels Have Lower Cost of Ownership!

When DEF is Death

Ford International IDI

A Matter of Frequency

Scan Gauge II

2014 Events Calendar

Patent Trolling

Blowin’ in the Wind

A New Engine with a Long Heritage

Diesel Wins Grand-Am Class Championship

Industrial Power

Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner

2015 Chevrolet Colorado

The Quest for 30 MPG

Cummins Announces ISV5.0 V-8 Diesel

Understanding Diesel Exhaust Fluid

Which Ram is Right for You?

256.8 MPG!

Road Racing Freightliner

Finally Official: ’14 Ram EcoDiesel

This New Ram Is No Sheep

Letter of the Month

2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean TurboDiesel

Automatic Transmissions

Torque: Clean Burning, No DPF

Military Mulls a Two-Stroke Solution

Diesel Definitions

Taking Sides

What’s What in Diesel Emissions Equipment

Fluid Basics


Smoking Section

Embracing Diesels

10 Common Towing Mistakes

Riding the Storm Out

Autonomous Tractor

1,600-Plus Miles on One Tank

Tow Cooler

De-Strokin’ the Ford

Hot Rod Engine

Why Injectors Fail

Project Outcast

Even Keel

Scheid Dragster

83 Miles Per Gallon

Air Pollution

Allison vs. Torqshift vs. Aisin

2012 Events Calendar

Judge Reviews Hybrid Court Case

Reinventing Diesel

Sell Your House, Stop Paying Rent

Dial a Smile

Iron Eagle

10 Best Used Diesels

Power Stroke Turbo for Towing

King of the Hill: Towing Torture Test

Back to Basics: Dodge 12 Valve

Super Bad Diesel Powered 8.0 second 1/4 mile Chevy S10


Airdog Monster truck with 5.9 Cummins Turbo

Dirty Max Duramax Diesel Powered Drag Truck



Houston, we have lift off.

Lettin' it all hang out!!

Big Mack Sled Puller

Class Action Lawsuit

The Future of Fuel

1st & Only All-In-One

Diesels Do Fly!

Ten Best Diesels of 2009

10 Things You Didn't Know About Diesel

The Strongest Dodge Transmission Ever Built

Cummins Lift Pump Upgrade

First 5.9L Powered Ram Pickup

Million-Mile Diesel Filtration

The Duramax Tractor

397HP Duramax vs. 400HP Power Stroke

Do It Yourself Tranny Kits

New and Different

New Power for Patriot Coal

Reisser Cycle Engine Gets 200MPG

Could SuperTurboCharge Becom the Hero on Fuel Economy?

Heart Attack Prevention for the 6.0L Power Stroke Part I

Heart Attack Prevention for the 6.0L Power Stroke Part II

2011 Ford F250 Lariat

2011 Chevy Silverado LTZ 2500HD

2011 Dodge Ram Laramie

2011 Ford F350 Lariat FX4

2011 GMC Sierra Denali 3500

2011 Dodge Ram 3500 Laramie Mega Cab

Total Towing Control

Diesels on the Front Lines

Long Live the King

Modern Muscle

Diesel Monster Truck

Diesel Heaven in Geneva

Hot Rod Hauler

160,000 PSI Diesel Injector

50 Reasons Diesel is the Ultimate Fuel

Diesel Cop Car

EPA Mandates Changes to Diesel Technology

Gillette Diesel EGR Delete Kit

Diesel Will Always Be Better Than Gasoline

Power, Fuel Efficiency, and Transmissions

Cummins Certified to 2010 Standards

Scheid Rail Knocking on 200-MPH Barriesr

Military Biodiesel R & D

Hypertech E-Con

Hybrid vs. Diesel

The Hitch

Ethanol E85 Fuel Loses Cost-Benefit Test to Diesel

Diesel Powered Vehicles Holding Value

First in the Sevens?

Diesel Efficiency with an American Twist

Good News, Bad News

Gas vs. Diesel

Rudi Would Be Proud

Is This The End of the Second Musclecar Era?

Test Session Report

The Wartsila-Sulzer RTA96-C turbocharged two-stroke diesel engine is the most powerful and most efficient prime-mover in the world today

USA Today Article substantiates our point that diesels help defray depreciation

Diesel Power, February 2011 p. 59

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Diesel Power, January 2011 p. 136

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Diesel Power, April 2010 p. 66

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Diesel Power, November 2010 pp. 46-7

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Diesel World, July 2010 p. 14

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