1995 F-150 Does a Final Burnout with Ford Power: Tire Smokin’ Tuesday

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Two-tone flareside F-150 is now powered by a turbo LS, but the owner said goodbye to the 5.0 with a nice smoke show.

This week’s Tire Smokin’ Tuesday video comes to us from the STL Street Beasts YouTube channel and it features a 1995 Ford F-150 doing a quick-yet-potent burnout. When the video was shot, it was one final burnout before the truck was ripped apart for a big power project and while the clip is short, it is a fitting goodbye to the 5.0-liter Ford V8.

The Machine

The details on this 1995 Ford F-150 are short, but we can see that it has a slick 90s-era two-tone paint scheme that fades from white to light purple from top to bottom. It also has the flareside design that has become a thing of the past and it has aftermarket wheels, but we don’t know of any other upgrades at the time of this burnout.

1995 Ford F-150

We do know that this F-150 is powered by a 5.0-liter V8 and based on the sound, we would guess that it is stock and mated to an automatic transmission. However, the stock or near-stock 5.0 has no problem putting a serious smoking to the rear rubber.

As for its current state, a newer video on the channel shows this F-150 with a turbocharged LS V8 under the hood. We don’t know when it will be up and running, but this half-ton Ford is about to be a whole lot stronger, albeit with GM power.

1995 Ford F-150

The Final Burnout

The video begins with this 1995 F-150 idling in an empty parking lot and after a few seconds of waiting, the driver rolls into the throttle and the burnout begins. It doesn’t take long for the rubber to get slick, at which point smoke pours from every direction around the tires and in less than 10 seconds, the entire rear end is cloaked in smoke.

1995 Ford F-150

Once the smoke is building up around the back end, the driver lets the truck roll forward a few feet before lifting and ending the fun. The burnout only lasts about 10 seconds, but it is a pretty fantastic 10-second burnout, so crank up your speakers and enjoy!

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