Category: 80-96 F-Series Drivetrain, Transmission, & Axle

How to Replace the Rear Differential on Your Ford Truck

There is no other part outside of the suspension and camshafts that get accused of being “black magic” on your Ford Truck. However, replacing the differential on your truck isn’t all that hard if you take you time and follow along with this How-To video.

  Comments | By - May 31, 2016

TorqShift Swap is Possible with Enough Time and Money

In the forums a question keeps appearing asking about the feasibility of swapping a later model transmission into an older truck. While it is possible, it sure isn’t practical. EVERYTHING is possible given enough time and money.

  Comments | By - December 12, 2014

TRUCK YOU! Two F-150s, a F-250 & an Econoline in the Garage

Some people love and adore their truck. They pamper it, spoil it, and throw endless modifications under the hood to make it the best it can be. And once they’ve done that, they make the hood itself carbon fiber. However, some people don’t just like to have one vehicle in their garage. If you’re like […] More »

  Comments | By - October 9, 2014

Tough Love: Ford’s Engineering Cops

While I enjoyed working at Ford, there were some challenges. Here is one episode that still has me shaking my head, and this happened 16 years ago! I was an engineering supervisor. I had 10 engineers reporting to me, all working on developing transmission calibrations (“tunes”) for a certain transmission family. About this time there […] More »

  Comments | By - August 5, 2014

2×4 to 4×4 for ’80 to ’96 F-100/150’s

By: Dan MacDonald The most asked question I get asked about the conversions is "Was is hard to do?" Well, depends what you call hard. If you are pretty good with a socket and ratchet, it should be no prob. I might add, if you do have access to any pneumatic tools…that would greatly speed […] More »

  Comments | By - August 2, 2004

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