Author: Marcus Slater

2015 Super Duty Engineers Q&A: Part 3


You guys asked a lot of questions last week, but Ford’s Engineers weren’t scared off. In fact, they’ve agreed to come back every week for the next three weeks! You can find them in the forums every Friday until after Memorial Day break.  Expect more technically minded responses in the coming weeks. We’ve got questions on […] More »

  Comments | By - May 19, 2014

Photo of the Week: Iceland Rescue F-350


Now this is how you build a truck. Similar to how we have mud bogs all over the place in America, they have fields of snow and slush and ice in Iceland. In order to get from one part of the country to the other, they rely on these: “super jeeps.” They’re upgraded with blown out […] More »

  Comments | By - May 16, 2014

Fleet Sales Pick Up For CNG F-150


Ford’s been pushing their CNG trucks for the better part of the year, but that average consumer probably wouldn’t have heard about it. Honestly, the initial expense and limited bed space preclude them from the best option for most individuals. If you’re a government, however, the long term appeal of CNG is attractive. I’m not […] More »

  Comments | By - May 15, 2014

Hump Day Jump: Flying Ford Explorer Rediscovers Relationship with Gravity


Everyone has moments when they hate their old truck. There’s that moment when see a drop of rainwater leak past a window seal. Or there’re those moments when—for no apparent reason—it will refuse to start. It might be only a second, but those little gremlins are frustrating. Don’t you just dream of launching the thing […] More »

  Comments | By - May 14, 2014

Ford Rolls Final 4.6-Liter V8 Off Assembly Line


So long 4.6-liter V8. The “mod motor” is a thing of the past. Ford rolled the last 4.6 off the line at their Romeo, Michigan plant last Friday. From now on, 5.0, Boss V8, or EcoBoost are Ford’s path for performance. It’s hard to understate the impact this engine has had on Ford’s lineup over […] More »

  Comments | By - May 13, 2014

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