If the F-150 Raptor is Ford’s newest badass truck, consider the 1942 stakebed/flatbed you see here its grandfather.
I got excited when I laid eyes upon the truck you see above. I thought, “Oh yeah, Ram is taking on the Raptor!”
When Ford announced it was going to make its 2015 F-150’s body out of aluminum, several things became clear. For instance, the fact that the Blue Oval was serious about reducing its workhorse’s weight. However, one matter remains clouded in mystery: whether or not the completely redesigned light-duty pickup will cost more to insure than its 2014 predecessor.
Aluminum is a metal that can be hard to work with if you don’t know what you’re doing. We all know this and knew that new tools and training was coming, but what about the rest of the body shop? For them, there is one additional hidden cost: aluminum dust containment. “There is one additional […] More »
Ford pretty much played it’s hand all at once at the Detroit auto show a few weeks ago in regards to new product. The Mustang made it’s official auto show debut, and the new model F-150 was finally unveiled to the public. They even had one with a snow plow on it. I didn’t really […] More »