To us in the United States, the Australians get all the cool toys. One of those cool toys is the Ford Falcon. Specifically, we’re referring to the Ute version.
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.
The Mustang is far and away Ford’s breadwinner when it comes to racing, but that doesn’t mean the F-150 can’t hang tough.
Here in the United States, we have some pretty impressive police interceptors. A V8 Charger isn’t exactly a slouch. But if you live in a country where fleeing off-road is even more of an option, you need some serious hardware to pursue. In Australia, that’s a Ford F-150 SVT Raptor converted for police duty.
This week’s Tire Smokin’ video features the kind of truck that you would expect to see doing a burnout – a 6-door F-650 dually.