Machinery Chatter
Jim Patrico Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:32 AM CDT

Here's something you don't want to do at a media event for seasoned automotive journalists from all over the world: high center a dually pickup truck during a test drive ... on an off-road trail where you are not supposed to take that kind of vehicle.

But that's what I did.

The scene was Chrysler's Chelsea Proving Ground near Ann Arbor, Mich. The occasion was the company's "What's New for 2015" event. The embarrassment was all mine.

Here's how it happened. Chrysler had dozens of new vehicles available at the event for journalists to test drive, everything from Ram trucks ...

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