Three Types of Ford Suspensions
Ford has had three different types of front suspensions for nearly all of their trucks. Each comes with its own advantages and disadvantages and in this article we’ll take a quick look into each one. We’ll start with the solid axle, and then go through the toughest independent system known as the Twin-I/Twin-Traction Beam. Finally, we’ll […] More »
While off-road guys need absolute locked out traction; high performance drivers on a paved road need a differential that will still provide a forward lock and a limited amount of lock while turning for maximum drive off of the corner. So how do we achieve that hard lock out of a corner without having the […] More »
We were trying to recruit other top notch teams to run our E4OD transmission. Rob MacCachren was and still is one of the best off road racers of all times. He had just won the Trophy Truck championship with a largely outdated truck. He had a fairly low budget for the time. He was really […] More »
For new cars and trucks purchased over the past 10 years, the manual transmission take rate has hovered around five percent. That take rate is only headed downward.
While Ford, Toyota, GM, Chrysler, and Nissan said they would adopt the SAE J2807 in 2009, only Toyota would use it on current model trucks. Now, it seems, all manufacturers will adopt the SAE J2807 standard to rate the towing capacity of their light duty pickups for the 2015 model year and on thanks to […] More »