Category: F150 Repair & Maintenance

Lies, Damn Lies, Aluminum Repairability and Insurance

2015 F-150 Marketing Campaign

Are you still worried about Ford using aluminum in the new F-150, or are you convinced that they know what they’re doing?

  Comments | By - February 10, 2015

Sledgehammers and Golf Balls and Aluminum, Oh My!


Aluminum. It’s used to make cans in which you drink beer out of. It’s the key material in a wrap you use to preserve food. It’s also a lightweight material that is used in cars and trucks. Most recently, it’s made headlines by being the main component in the body of the 2015 Ford F-150.

  Comments | By - January 29, 2015

Sledgehammer Repair Costs to Aluminum F-150 are 2 Times Higher


At the end of the day, it cost roughly twice as much as what it would have cost to repair the truck if it were steel.

  Comments | By - January 27, 2015

What Happens If You Hit Your 2015 F-150 with a Sledgehammer?


The 2015 Ford F-150 has an aluminum body for the first time in history. Ford also tosses around the term “military grade” and claims that the new truck is stronger than the old truck.

  Comments | By - January 26, 2015

Are the Concerns About the Aluminum Body on the F-150 Overblown by the Media?


Although the aluminum body makes the 2015 Ford F-150 lighter than past models – which helps to improve the fuel economy and performance in every way – some people are scared that it will cost a fortune to repair the new F-150.

  Comments | By - December 12, 2014

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