Category: 53-79 F-Series Electronics & Audio

Real Explorer: ’76 F-150 4×4 Wants to Go Back to Work

1976 Ford F-150 Explorer Custom

Long before the name dominated the SUV market, the Explorer was a top trim on Ford pickups like this mid-’70s survivor.

  Comments | By - January 23, 2018

Junkyard Digs Revives Abandoned F-250

Junkyard Digs Ford F-250

A pair of Iowans rescue a derelict truck that sat under a tree for more than a quarter of a decade. The videos are mesmerizing.

  Comments | By - November 29, 2017

Old Trucks: Using Relays to Control High Amperage Circuits

USING RELAYS TO CONTROL HIGH AMPERAGE CIRCUITS By John Niolon     One of the things we have to contend with when restoring or rodding these old trucks is the wiring (or lack thereof). How many of us have looked under the hood or dash board to find a mess that can only be compared to a […] More »

  Comments | By - June 27, 2009

CB Radio Install On Older F-150s

By: Rick Sauer OVERHEAD CB RADIO INSTALLATION This article is for those of you who have a manual transmission F150 and cannot mount a large CB in the ashtray area. Or are just looking for somewhere different to mount your radio.     First size up area by holding radio with holding bracket to the […] More »

  Comments | By - April 19, 2006

Repair Broken Or Missing Horn Contacts On 1970’s Ford F-Series Trucks

By Aric Waldron I started out with a horn button missing all electrical parts. The previous owner had removed the internals, presumably because they didn’t work, and replaced them with a dash mounted button. Since my horns worked I knew the relay was fine, so I decided to make my own contacts rather than pay […] More »

  Comments | By - April 10, 2006

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