Category: Ford F-Series 1953 – 1979

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

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A CLASSIC FORD TRUCK: Part 1

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A CLASSIC FORD TRUCK   PART I Well, you decided that you want an old Ford truck to "fix up", eh ? But, you’ve never done anything like this before. You know what you want as a final product, but the ‘in-between’ is a little fuzzy. Is that where you are […] More »

  Comments | By - October 30, 2008

WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A CLASSIC FORD TRUCK: Part 2

Continued from Part 1 WHAT TO LOOK FOR IN A CLASSIC FORD TRUCK   WHERE TO START   PART II So, you’ve driven/hauled/drug your new project home and stared at it sitting in the driveway for over a week. Your wife has walked around it, shook her head and headed back to the kitchen wordless. The […] More »

  Comments | By - October 30, 2008

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

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