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Category Archive: FORD, Monday Shopper

Money No Object: Two Fox-Body Specials In One Convertible – A 1985 Ford Mustang Twister II Predator G.T. 302!

Okay, four-eye Fox fans, have we got a doozy for you today. The bottom end of the Fox-body market is the dirt-cheap Craigslist find that can be scored for under a grand and built into something...

Ever Wanted The True In-Depth Details Of The Hoonicorn? Check Out This Go-Through Of Ken Block’s Monster Here!

Back in 2014, Ken Block put out the Gymkhana 7 video and introduced the world to the Hoonicorn, a twin-turbocharged, all-wheel-drive 1965 Mustang-shaped mental patient.The goal of the car was to...

MORE: FORD, TECH, Videos

Stop! It’s Already Dead: This Ford Ranger Takes A Brutal Beating At A Tough Truck Course!

Nothing lasts forever. Nothing. It doesn’t matter how well you try to preserve something, eventually time and age will have their way with the materials and soon it will return to the Earth...

Would Hoon, 10/10: This Blown 1970 Ford Maverick Is Begging To Be Romped On!

One of my ideal build templates is the “primer black whipping boy” build. The premise has been simple from the start: either a Ford Maverick/Mercury Comet or a Ford Mustang II, in primer...

So, The Four-Door Mustang Was A Bad Idea. How About A Coyote-Powered, RWD Ford Fusion Instead?

The phrase I use to describe stories like the one I put up recently about the possibility of a four-door Ford Mustang is “smacking the hornet’s nest”. It’s not a good...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Is There Room For A Four-Door Ford Mustang Now?

(Lead Photo: X-Tomi Design) It seems like the concept of a four-door pony car won’t ever go away. Look to the past, look to the future, and you’ll see attempts to graft on two extra doors...

2018 SEMA Show Cool Car: This 1934 Ford Truck By Jason Graham Hot Rods Knocked Us Dead

There’s plenty of beauty and downright majestic hot rod building on display every year at the SEMA show and the 2018 version of the event was no let down in that regard. Humans have this weird...

Genesis: Get The Story On The Ford Deuce Coupe The Way Donut Tells It!

You have to start somewhere. Whether you look at flight, nautical travel or whatever, there is a Genesis moment, the jumping-off point that begins the trend that will inevitably expand and grow. For...

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Hoonitruck: Meet Ken Block’s 914-Horsepower, All-Wheel-Drive, Twin-Turbo V6 1977 Ford F-150 Gymkhana Build!

Meet Ken Block’s latest all-wheel-drive cure and cause for insanity. It’s a 1977 Ford F-150 dubbed “Hoonitruck”, it’s just as mental as the other all-wheel-drive Fords...

Plain Vanilla: A 1983 Ford Thunderbird That Flies Far Under The Radar – 460, Five-Speed, 4.10s!

First impressions are key. Within the first seven seconds of meeting someone, they’ve already made their mind up about you, regardless of whether or not you have opened up your mouth far enough...

BangShift Question Of The Day: Would You Have Considered The Ford Ranger Raptor?

We approved of Ford’s decision to bring back the Ranger nameplate on a truck smaller than the current F-series pickup truck. We like it’s looks, we like it’s size, we like what we...

Rough Start: If You Can Find A Reason Why You Shouldn’t Buy This 460-Powered Mustang, Share It.

It’s getting around to the one surefire point of proof that it’s Autumn in North America. No, not changing leaves…none have fallen at my house and barely any were turned on my...

This Ranger Gets Down The Strip With A Duratec 2.3L Four Making The Power!

  The old 2.3L “Lima” four-cylinder engine, when turbocharged properly, are eye-opening little monsters that can take stunning amounts of boost and stay together under pressure....

There’s Hope For Any Car When A Ford Taurus Needs A Parachute At A Drag Strip

Years ago, Brian Lohnes gave me a title in the Forums: “the Patron Saint of Automotive Lost Causes”. You can’t blame him…ask anyone here if you don’t know about my thing...