Category: Ford F-Series 1953 – 1979

1951 Ford F1 Donuts Don’t Get Stale

by Adam Pockross The last time we reported about anything going down at the Bonneville Salt Flats, it was to tell you about a mostly stock F250 Super Duty shattering a land speed record. And usually that’s the kind of thing you see at Bonneville: speed. But today, we’re going to show you something decidedly […] More »

  Comments | By - December 29, 2011

Old Trucks: Using Relays to Control High Amperage Circuits

USING RELAYS TO CONTROL HIGH AMPERAGE CIRCUITS By John Niolon     One of the things we have to contend with when restoring or rodding these old trucks is the wiring (or lack thereof). How many of us have looked under the hood or dash board to find a mess that can only be compared to a […] More »

  Comments | By - June 27, 2009

The 1973-1983 Ford F250 History: Sixth and Seventh Generation (Part 3)

F250 Sixth Generation The 1973 Ford F250 got another major facelift, but mechanically the F250 trucks remained unchanged.  The F250 engine options from 1968 were all available, but new government restrictions on engine power measurements caused a dramatic drop in stated horsepower, even though the actual output hadn’t changed from the previous year.  The one […] More »

  Comments | By - March 25, 2009

The 1961-1972 Ford F250 History: Fourth and Fifth Generation (Part 2)

F250 Fourth Generation The 1961 Ford F250 carried over a similar look to the previous generation, but the new F250 trucks were slightly wider.  The F250 engine options were the Mileage Maker Inline 6 making 137 horsepower and the 292 cubic inch Y-Block V8 making 186 horsepower.  The F250 transmissions were still restricted to a […] More »

  Comments | By - March 24, 2009

The 1948-1960 Ford F250 History: Third Generation (Part 1)

F250 Second Generation The Ford F-Series has held the title as the top selling truck for over a decade, and the popularity is thanks in part to the ¾ ton Ford F250.  The Ford F-Series was introduced in 1948, but the F250 name was not introduced until 1953, having previously being named the F2. The […] More »

  Comments | By - March 23, 2009

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