The Manual Transmission Is Dead, and It’s Your Fault
Recently, I wrote about production of the new 2016 Ford F-650 and F-750 with a small footnote mentioning that the trucks wouldn’t be offered with a manual transmission. Many of you fixated on that statement, crying foul and claiming that medium-duty trucks NEED a manual transmission to handle hauling big loads.
If you happen to be near Florida’s Eglin Air Force Base this summer and you see someone heading toward it with a winter parka, don’t immediately label them a kook.
We all know that trucks have a tendency to weigh quite a bit, and when it comes to ranking these rigs based on weight, the F-350 is certainly not the lightest ride around. This would explain why we rarely see decent jumps from these hefty rigs.
Sometimes there are rides that are so new that they really don’t require any attention at all. In today’s feature we’ll step into the garage of FTE member jhopkinson and take a closer look at his close-to-new ride that lies within!
A Ram gets A-framed by a SuperDuty during a tug-of-war. You’d think that would be the end of this Dodge Fail story, but then things get weird.