Category: Ford F-Series 1980 – 1996 (F150, F250, F350, etc.)

Putting on the Brakes (Part One)

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If there is one critical area you should never skimp out on, it’s your brake system. You depend on this to not only prepare for corners but for emergency stops so there is no reason you shouldn’t use quality components on this system. We’re going to go over the components of the typical brake system [...] More »

Tough Love: Ford’s Engineering Cops

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While I enjoyed working at Ford, there were some challenges. Here is one episode that still has me shaking my head, and this happened 16 years ago! I was an engineering supervisor. I had 10 engineers reporting to me, all working on developing transmission calibrations (“tunes”) for a certain transmission family. About this time there [...] More »

Ford F-350 on 49” Tires Conquers All (Video)

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There are certain advantages to putting 49 inch tires on your Ford F-350. It makes the truck look awesome but far more importantly, tires like that afford the driver the option of going pretty much anywhere he wants and this week’s Muddy video features an awesome, heavily modified F-350 with huge tires tackling all sorts [...] More »

Got $600? Start a 1985 F-250 Build!

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A Ford F-250 for $600? What would you expect? Junk? Parts? Or maybe a truck of great potential? Roadrash63 bought this 1985 F-250 4×4 for just that price. The truck hasn’t been driven in twelve years, and certainly needs a lot of work! Even so, it’s a solid truck and a wonderful starting point for [...] More »

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