Category: F150 Steering & Suspension

Fabtech’s 2015 Ford F-150 XLT SuperCrew

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Fabtech went to town on a 2015 F-150 with custom billet parts and sharp graphics at this year’s SEMA show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Chino, California aftermarket suspension company transformed an all-new Ford XLT SuperCrew into a unique, one of a kind off-road machine.

HOW IT WORKS The Lowdown on Sway Bars


You look under your truck and see those bars going across from one control arm to another. They attach by a set of links and move with the suspension. Those bars are your sway bars and they have a big job being attached to your truck. We’ll discuss this in a quick look into them […] More »

New Ford F-150 Offers Parallel Parking for Dummies

2015 F-150 Active Park Assist

Good news! Help is on the way for drivers who can’t parallel park a pickup properly. In the very near future, the parking challenged can find their salvation in the all-new Ford F-150. Yes, it’s true, “Active Assist Parking” is now an option. No longer will they be destined to trash bumpers, park on the curb […] More »

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 »