Archive for the ‘Ford’ Category

A Vintage Ford With Diesel Power

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Classic trucks and diesels represent the biggest growth in the light truck market these days. Many hot rodders and street rod enthusiasts are giving up their traditional rides in favor of building some vintage iron, because trucks from the 1950s and ’60s are increasing in popularity and are more useful than a ’32 roadster. And the existence of quality aftermarket replacement sheet metal and parts from companies such as LMC are making the builds more attractive. (more…)

Mickey Thompson’s Wild SEMA Super Duty

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

When you’re a high-visibility and legendary company in the automotive industry, it stands to reason that you need a high-visibility vehicle to stand out at the largest gathering of custom vehicles and automotive parts in the country—the SEMA Show, which is held the first week of November in Las Vegas. (more…)

Farm Implement

Friday, October 14th, 2011

A True Dual-Purpose Diesel

Life on a farm is hard work. Besides moving dirt, growing crops and feeding animals, you’ve got a lot of farm machinery that needs tending to.

And in order to function on a farm, you’ve got to have the right tools and truck for the job. Just ask Chaz Roth, of Lancaster, Ohio, who spends the majority of his time working down on the farm. His 2002 F-350 is not only set up for the rigors of farm work, he also uses it for play, making it the true dual-purpose diesel. (more…)

Going Big Is a Way of Life

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

For many years, Tiger Garcia was a professional moto-cross racer who traveled the circuit, racing and winning at one of the most physically demanding sports in the world.

But being a pro at anything has a time line. Now, 40-year-old Garcia, who did his fair share of wrenching on his rides, has traded being a pro rider to being a professional business owner. He, along with his wife, Annie, is now the owner/operator of Go Big Truck Performance, in Ventura, California. (more…)