Category: Repair & Maintenance

BUILDUP 1949 Ford F1 Pickup

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It’s a rare sight these days to see a first generation Ford pickup cruising down the highway or meandering through the city streets. With even the faintest sighting being highly unusual, it should come to no surprise that stumbling across a build for a 1949 Ford F1 pickup is certainly not common. Taking on a [...] More »

Three Types of Ford Suspensions

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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 »

A Pickup Car Find for $3,000 Bucks!

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Good deals are out there and you just have to know where to look. Well, and have a little cash handy for the right moment. Forum member impish just scored a real beauty – a sixth generation pickup car – the Ford Ranchero! “It’s a ’72, pretty decent shape, the owner was moving clear across the [...] More »

How to Replace & Bleed Your Brakes

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If you have never worked on your brakes before, the idea can seem pretty daunting at first. We are talking about something you rely on to keep you safe and stop you before you crash into things. However, replacing your own brakes and bleeding the system aren’t really as bad as they seem. So, we’ll [...] More »

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