Post Tagged with: "Ford"

Automotive & Aftermarket News / Electric Vehicles

Ford Provides All-Electric Police Vehicle to Michigan State Police for Testing & Evaluation

Update September 24, 2021: It passed!  Ford’s police pilot EV just became the first all-electric vehicle to pass the rigorous Michigan State Police 2022 model year evaluation. Read the details here. […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News

The Ford Ranger Splash is Back for 2022!

For gearheads coming of age in the 1990s, the Ford Ranger Splash was the sport truck to have. As a trim level on the Ford Ranger compact pickup truck, Splash […]

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The 1978 Ford Mustang King Cobra: A Nice Goodbye Hiss from the Pinto-Based Mustang II

Given its economy car origins, the 1974-78 second generation Ford Mustang (AKA the Mustang II) has received some undeserved criticism in certain gearhead circles. Sure it was down on power […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles / Tech Projects

Rebuilding a REAL Ford 427 Side Oiler Cobra Engine: A Rarified Experience

You’ve got to hand it to Ford as a car company. It has history unequalled including four consecutive wins at Le Mans in the 1960s when it was all or […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News

2022 Ford GT ’64 Heritage Edition Honors the Original 1964 Prototypes with Special Paint Scheme & Accents

Borrowing heavily from the body lines and performance of the legendary Le Mans-winning GT race cars of the 1960s, the modern Ford GT is already a special car. But this […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Projects

Project 8F8: Sloppy Mechanics’ 1995 SN95 Mustang Build with an 8-Second ET Goal & $8K Budget

Any car builder will tell you that fast costs money. But, as Sloppy Mechanics demonstrates, there are still ways to build a wicked-quick car without help from Fort Knox. Hence […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles

Building Classic Ford 351 Cleveland Power

The 351 Cleveland story is one of the most befuddling in Ford history. In North America, it was only in production for four years (1970-74), yet it became the hotrodder’s […]

Engine & Exhaust / Tech Articles

Build a Better Boss (302 Ford, That Is)

Ford’s incredible 1969-70 Trans Am BOSS 302. Not the 2012-13 Coyote DOHC BOSS, but instead the genuine pushrod original from an era when Ford did the unthinkable repeatedly—and won! Ford’s […]

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Ford Unveils New 2022 Maverick Compact Pickup Truck: Standard Hybrid, Plus Optional AWD & 250 HP

When Ford hinted that it was bringing a compact unibody pickup truck to America that would slot under the still-relatively-new Ranger, it was big news. Now the Maverick is here. […]

Automotive & Aftermarket News / Electric Vehicles

Ford Unveils All-Electric 2022 F-150 Lightning (And Its Dual Motors Making an Expected 775 lb.-ft. of Torque)

Ford is leaning into the electric vehicle game hard with an all-electric version of its best-selling F-150 pickup truck. Dubbed the F-150 Lightning, it appears that Ford was able to […]