Category: Wheels & Tires

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 »

This Old Ad: The 1972 Ford Ranchero 500

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Check out this old ad for the 1972 Ford Ranchero 500. The 2-door coupe/pickup was all the rage back in the day and came with a 302 engine under its sweeping hood and had a spacious 6 1/2-ft. cargo bed. The sixth generation utility/pickup car was redesigned for this year and had a large fish mouth – [...] More »

Putting on the Brakes (Part Two)

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We’re going to go over the rest of the components of the typical brake system from brake pedal to caliper. So far we covered the pedal, booster, master cylinder and the lines.  Here are the rest of the parts you need to know about and how they work. Calipers/Drums – Most modern Ford Trucks will [...] More »

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