Category: F150 Steering & Suspension

Three Types of Ford Suspensions


Ford has had three different types of front suspensions for nearly all of their trucks. Each comes with its own advantages and disadvantages and in this article we’ll take a quick look into each one. We’ll start with the solid axle, and then go through the toughest independent system known as the Twin-I/Twin-Traction Beam. Finally, we’ll [...] More »

F150: Replacing Your Truck’s Shock Absorbers

By Michael Zimmers Shock absorbers are an often-overlooked maintenance point for our vehicles. This is unfortunate, as worn shocks not only make the ride less comfortable, but can effect handling, fuel economy and wear-and-tear on other suspension components. They’re also relatively inexpensive and easy to replace, making them a very worthwhile do-it-yourself task for those [...] More »