Ford truck enthusiast CharlaineC has taken on a wonderful project. She picked up a 1969 F-250 — named “Pearl” — that, though it needs a lot of help to get it to its former glory, both runs and drives. The rig has over three hundred thousand miles on it, which is to be expected for a truck that is over forty years old.
The Ford Bronco is one of Ford’s most iconic creations in history. Whether you’re a fan of the the old 1966 version or the final 1996 model, Broncos were, and still are, loved. Even to this day many die-hard fans are calling on Ford to bring back the beast.
If you have been following my posts you may have seen that I spent my last three years at Ford (2004-2007) working as an automatic transmission cooling engineer. I also started my engineering career working on cooling. I worked for Chrysler Defense, Inc., as an automatic transmission engineer from 1980-1982. Early in 1982 we were […] More »
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 »
It’s not uncommon for a car or truck enthusiast to take their son or daughter aside and teach them the ropes of building a glorious machine. In fact, this is where many mechanics and automotive enthusiasts are actually born — in the garage with a few tools, a vehicle to be fixed, and the voice […] More »