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Ford F-550 EarthRoamer Xpedition Vehicle
ord F-550 EarthRoamer Xpedition Vehicle

Ford F-550 EarthRoamer Xpedition Vehicle

Filed in Overlanding - Travel by on February 13, 2017 • views: 1049

If you love the outdoors, and you love to travel, the ultimate travel vehicle would be the EarthRoamer Xpedition vehicle based on the Ford F-550 platform. According to EarthRoamer: EarthRoamer Xpedition Vehicles (XVs) offers capability, comfort, quality and convenience unmatched by typical Recreational Vehicle (RVs). An EarthRoamer XV is a compact, energy efficient, solar powered […]

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2000-2004 Ford / Chinook Baja 4×4 RV
2000-2004 Ford / Chinook Baja 4x4 RV

2000-2004 Ford / Chinook Baja 4×4 RV

Filed in Overlanding - Travel by on February 13, 2017 • views: 6564

(Scroll down for more photos) Anyone serious about having a camping vehicle capable of traveling offroad is familiar with the the Earthroamer RV’s and Sportmobile camper vans. Here’s one that is pretty cool looking, but not as commonly known: From 2000-2004, Chinook RV, a division of Trail Wagons Inc, offered a Baja 4×4 RV. The […]

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Sportsmobile – Living In A Van
Sportsmobile - Living In A Van

Sportsmobile – Living In A Van

Filed in Overlanding - Travel by on February 13, 2017 • views: 1938

This article is about living in a van, or maybe better titled, ‘Economical Living in an Econoline’. Some of you older Saturday Night Live (SNL) fans may remember Chris Farley in his skit as Matt Foley – Motivational Speaker, talking about living in a van down by the river. Although funny, it doesn’t necessarily mean […]

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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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2012 Cleveland Autorama & Sinister F-100
Sinister 1967 Ford F-100

2012 Cleveland Autorama & Sinister F-100

Filed in Ford F-100, Shows by on April 7, 2012 • views: 680

Cleveland Autorama 2012 & Sinister 1967 Ford F-100 This spring I had the opportunity to go to the Cleveland Autorama at the IX Center. There were some really nice custom vehicles there, but this 1967 Ford F-100 really stood out. The truck is owned and built by Wild Wes Adkins of Dover Ohio. Features: Paint: The […]

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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 […]