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A 1990’s Class 8 Legend Brought Back To Life
Class 8 Legend Brought Back To Life

A 1990’s Class 8 Legend Brought Back To Life

Filed in Ford F-150, Motorsports by on April 28, 2017 • views: 1089

This Ford F-150 Class 8 race truck was originally raced by Frank “Scoop” Vessels and Robby Gordon in the 1990’s. Mike Coleman is a desert racer, SCORE fan, and the current owner of this truck. When Coleman was younger, he remembered watching a young Robby Gordon fly across the Baja terrain in the truck, which […]

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Recent Articles #2

Bigfoot – The Original Monster Truck
Bigfoot - The Original Monster Truck

Bigfoot – The Original Monster Truck

Filed in Motorsports by on February 13, 2017 • views: 691

The first car crush ever in 1981 By Jim Oaks I can remember going to the Cleveland AutoRama back in the early 1980’s and seeing Bigfoot. Well actually, I saw it from a distance. You couldn’t even get close to it because of the tons of people trying to get a closer look. I got […]

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Torture-Tested EcoBoost Ford F-150 Finishes 2010 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 in 38 Hours
EcoBoost F-150 Finishes Baja 1000

Torture-Tested EcoBoost Ford F-150 Finishes 2010 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 in 38 Hours

Filed in Motorsports by on February 13, 2017 • views: 254

F-150 EcoBoost™ race truck, with an engine that has the equivalent of 10 years of rugged use, finished the grueling Baja 1000 in just over 38 hours, traveling 1,061 miles. The same stock EcoBoost engine endured the equivalent of 150,000 harsh user miles on the dynamometer, then was installed into a new 2011 Ford F-150 […]

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Andy & Scott McMillin – 2009 BITD Trick Truck Champions
Andy & Scott McMillin - 2009 BITD Champions

Andy & Scott McMillin – 2009 BITD Trick Truck Champions

Filed in Motorsports by on February 13, 2017 • views: 325

San Diego, California (December 7, 2009) American off road racing champion, Andy McMillin, culminated an incredible desert racing season with an exclamation point on Saturday, December 5, 2009, as he raced his #31 Ford F150 Trick Truck to an impressive overall victory at Best in the Desert’s Henderson Desert Classic. The victory clinched the season […]

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Bigfoot #18 – Desert Truck meets Monster Truck
Bigfoot #18 - Desert Truck meets Monster Truck

Bigfoot #18 – Desert Truck meets Monster Truck

Filed in Motorsports by on January 23, 2012 • views: 362

What do you get when you combine a 2011 Ford Raptor fiberglass desert racing body, and a redesigned monster truck chassis? You get Bob Chandlers latest creation – Bigfoot #18. It’s reportedly the first totally redesigned Bigfoot truck since 1992. Specifications: 2011 Ford F150 Raptor fiberglass desert body Concussion Motorsports chassis 565 CID engine Abruzzi […]

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Dealer Builds 2017 Ford F-150 Lightning views: 207

The Ford F-150 Lightning was a high-performance on-road pickup truck that existed solely to do donuts and sing songs of eight cylinders. And it was wonderful, and we miss it. But even as everyday Ford trucks get faster, there’s no real 2017 Lightning. So a dealer in Georgia is making its own. Car dealerships make […]

2018 Shelby Baja Raptor views: 302

Today Shelby American just released details on its new Baja Raptor, the follow-up to the over-the-top first-gen model. As you can expect with anything that wears the Shelby badge, the truck packs a big boost in power and performance. Shelby American added a tune, a custom cold-air intake with a high-flow air filter, and a […]

The 2016 Ford F-250 Overlander views: 357

Matthew Scott (@mattexplore) is the owner and builder of this 2016 Ford F-250 King Ranch 4×4. After owning several smaller overland vehicles, Matt realized that most of his adventures were on dirt roads, and not technical off-road trails. Because of this, moving up to the F-250 King Ranch made perfect sense for an overland adventure […]

The Ford Pygmy & GPW views: 492

(Ford Pygmy Prototype) As World War II was breaking out in Europe, the United States Army was rushing to come up with a light reconnaissance vehicle, small weapons carrier, and personnel transport that would replace automobiles and motorcycles with sidecars. The requirements for this new vehicle would be: Weight not to exceed 1200 pounds (increased to […]