Category: 53-79 F-Series Steering & Suspension

Sloppy the Big Red Ford is Pretty Neat

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Ford didn’t make the Raptor back in the 1970s, but if it did, it might’ve looked something like the truck you see here.

  Comments | By - April 29, 2015

HOW IT WORKS The Lowdown on Sway Bars

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You look under your truck and see those bars going across from one control arm to another. They attach by a set of links and move with the suspension. Those bars are your sway bars and they have a big job being attached to your truck. We’ll discuss this in a quick look into them […] More »

  Comments | By - October 20, 2014

Old Blue: A 1966 F-100 Birthday Build

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Meet “Old Blue,” 66ordie‘s 1966 Ford F-100 build. He has three goals for this build; firstly, to finish Old Blue before her fiftieth birthday in 2016. Secondly, to update the truck as best as he can with his limited knowledge of all things metal. And, thirdly, to make his late dad proud. After all, this wonderful […] More »

  Comments | By - July 14, 2014

Power Steering & Disk Brakes 2wd 65-72

Installing disk brakes and power steering in a 2wd 65-72 F-Series pickup Thanks to user: Ford_Six In this article, I will give you direct step-by-step instructions on how to remove your drum front brakes and install disk brakes, along with swapping your manual steering for power steering.  This article assumes you have power drum brakes […] More »

  Comments | By - September 22, 2008

Moving the Rear Leaf Springs For Pro-Street On 1960s and 1970s Ford Trucks, A Basic Overview

By Wally Womack Locate a donor truck of the approximate year. If you can get it to your shop/house life will be easier. You can cut it up a little at a time and you can use the scrap. Although to be able to cut the parts you need and leave the mess at the […] More »

  Comments | By - May 4, 2006

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