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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: 1359

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: 844

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: 331

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: 404

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: 465

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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1973 Ford Courier 4×4 views: 44

In the early 1970’s the Ford Courier name was applied to the Mazda B-Series, a compact pickup manufactured by Mazda. It had greater fuel economy than the full-size pickups of the time. The Courier was manufactured by Toyo Kogyo (Mazda) and imported and sold by Ford Motor Company as a response to the unforeseen popularity […]

1996 Ford Centurion Classic views: 76

Centurion Vehicles, a converter specializing in Ford trucks based in White Pigeon, Michigan, saw a market for a Ford SUV that could compete with the Suburban. In 1980, they began selling the Centurion Classic, a vehicle commonly referred to as a 4-door Ford Bronco. In the construction of each Classic, Centurion would actually use two […]

2018 Ford Expedition FX4 views: 177

Ford claims that 20 percent of Expedition owners use their vehicles in rugged situations. Seeing this demand, Ford has released the all new 2018 Ford Expedition FX4 which they claim to be their most off-road capable Expedition yet. The FX4 package includes a number of modifications which are designed to help the Expedition perform well […]

Wagner Tuning’s Ford F1 Ecoboost views: 300

Henry Bueno, General Manager of Wagner Tuning North America in Fresno, California, discovered an old F-1 parked in the lot of a Falken Tire shop next door. Wagner Tuning, which is headquartered in Germany, manufactures engine and performance products including intercoolers. The intercoolers have been used to improve the performance of EcoBoost engines. “The intercoolers […]