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Category Archive: FORD, TECH, Videos

Your Moment Of Zen: Meet Ford’s Sweaty Bum Robot And Watch It Test Out New Seats

Did you make that omnipresent New Year’s Resolution to lose some weight? Are you a trackside photographer who works mere yards from a river in a location that naturally sees temperatures over...

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BangShift Question Of The Day: Does A Dual-Clutch Overrule A Manual Transmission?

It would figure that something would be complaint-worthy about the 2020 Ford Shelby GT500. Moments after the presentation had happened at the North American International Auto Show, you could see a...

Synergistic: An SN-95 Mustang Packing A Toyota 2JZ Inline-Six. Cue The Hate Mail!

Some people can’t survive on watching the world burning alone. They have to stand next to the flames with a can of Jet A and insist on throwing cupfuls of fuel onto the fire just to make sure...

Inspiration Video: Greg Mayton’s Twin-Turbocharged 1987 Cougar Lapping At Beech Bend

To start a build of any kind, you need to have some kind of inspiration or vision. I had neither when I dragged the Dirty Cougar home. I had enough money to purchase the Mercury and a suspicion that...

Rough Start: 1989 Merkur XR4ti – Turbo Ford With A German Accent For The Dirt!

At the January King of the Heap race, a Merkur XR4ti showed up. The body had been sitting in a field for quite some time and the engine was fresh enough, but the rumor mill was flying about the...

Unveiled: 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 – Heeere, Kitty Kitty…

In the late 1960s, the fight wasn’t so much Mustang versus Camaro as it was Ford versus Mopar. The setting was NASCAR, the cars were the special aerodynamically-tuned jobs and the speeds were...

Rough Start: Want An Aussie Falcon But Need Space? This 1977 Ford Falcon XC GS Panelvan Should Do The Trick!

This time around, I’m taking the Rough Start project hunting abroad once again! As usual, there have to be slight adaptations to the program, so before we get into the vehicle of choice,...

Bullnose Brute: This 1985 Ford F-350 Hasn’t Seen Hard Use Yet!

The itch for a truck has been striking again. Normally I can ignore it and it goes away after a while, but every now and then I look to see what’s out there on the market. My truck preferences...

Yes, Please: Superformance Is Going To Produce The 2005 Ford Shelby GR-1 Concept!

The 1990s and early 2000s saw a trend that was pretty neat: concept cars that quickly transferred to production models with surprisingly minimal changes. The Dodge Viper, Chevrolet Impala SS,...

Rough Start: A Bargain-Basement Lincoln With An Easy Fix

If you are sincere about starting out with the lowest amount of money spent on a car so the rest of your budget is freed up for hot rod parts, look for key words to help your search along. Look for...

Rough Start: Feeling A Little Of The Lightning? Maybe A 1972 Ford Galaxie Can Help You Out

Everybody had their dream car in their heads when we were all getting close to our driver’s license. Most of us missed the mark entirely. I wanted a Camaro, and though I had a few false starts...

Lick-A-Dee Split: This 1955 Ford Escort 100E Is A Homebuilt Handful!

Ford Escort. It’s a name that is steeped in the bad memories of 1980s econoboxes for some, excellent little rally screamers for others, but has always stood for one of Ford’s strongest...

Random Car Review: The Ford SVT Thunderbird Proposals – When Ford Decided Give The ‘Bird The Bird

In the mid-1990s, a horsepower war was firing off that consumers couldn’t quite access. Yes, there was the usual Mustang vs. Camaro/Firebird deal that was heating up, but those cars were still...

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The “WTF?” Files: This Might Be The First Time We’ve Seen A Dodge Truck Powered By A Ford 302

Over my time off during the holidays, I managed to get some stuff cleaned out of my garage that hasn’t really been messed with since I moved to Kentucky a few years ago. Nothing of any real...