Category: F150 Electronics & Audio

New Ford F-150 Offers Parallel Parking for Dummies

2015 F-150 Active Park Assist

Good news! Help is on the way for drivers who¬†can’t parallel park a pickup properly. In the very near future, the parking challenged can find their salvation in the all-new Ford F-150. Yes, it’s true, “Active Assist Parking” is now an option. No longer will they be destined to trash bumpers, park on the curb [...] More »

F150: BrandMotion’s BlueConnect Hands Free Bluetooth Phone System

Author: Ken Payne Brandmotion’s BlueConnect Bluetooth phone system gives the F-150 and other rail-port equipped vehicles (F-150, Lincoln Mark LT, Buick Terraza, Chevrolet Uplander, Pontiac SV6 and Saturn Relay, Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan) voice activated convenience and hands-free safety with OEM looks. Additionally, they have a unit which works with standard [...] More »

Installing A Magellan Integrated Ford F150 Navigation System

Author: Ken Payne   This is part one in a series of articles detailing the installation and use of a Magellan Integrated Ford F-150 navigation system in our Roush F-150 project truck. We’ll leave the details of this system’s features and use for a later article and concentrate on the installation procedure first. Illustration 1: [...] More »

1999 F150 Speaker installation notes

By John Meyer I felt that the factory speakers that came as a part of the "premium sound" option were not all that premium. The factory units are 6"x8" oval full-range drivers with paper cones and a "wizzer cone" to help with the high end. It was not much help, since the sound was muddy [...] More »