In the forums a question keeps appearing asking about the feasibility of swapping a later model transmission into an older truck. While it is possible, it sure isn’t practical. EVERYTHING is possible given enough time and money.
Ford “confirmed” they were working very hard on putting together a hybrid F-150. The Hybrid engine will most likely use a version of the 2.7L EcoBoost V6 engine and will likely return 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.
Lightning, whether it’s the kind that bolts down from the clouds or the automotive type that Ford stopped building a decade ago, is fast. The type that brightens the sky can hit you in a split second. The Blue Oval variety doesn’t flash across the quarter-mile mark quite that quickly, but it’s still a force of nature.
You hear from your buddies “in the know” that say you need at least a 33 splined axle to drive those 35-inch tall tires or to put big power to the ground. What is he talking about? Wouldn’t more splines mean less metal to hold against that torque the axle sees? We’ll be taking a […] More »
Part of developing cars and trucks involves attempting to drive our development vehicles in every way and every place that you, the customer, will drive yours. To this end I’ve been all over the US, Canada, and even Mexico. Usually we went to the extreme places at the wrong time of the year. In January […] More »