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  1. Ludachris

    New FordTruckFanatics.com Shirts, Sweatshirts, Merchandise for 2022

    For those who would like to purchase some branded merchandise and support our forum efforts: https://fordtruckfanatics.myspreadshop.com/Several options available to start with - short sleeve, long sleeve, sweatshirts, hoodies, different color options... and a few bucks of each sale goes...
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    2022 Grand National F-100 Show

    Location: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee Date: May 12-14, 2022More info: https://gnf100show.com/Online Registration Link: https://thegrandnationalf-100show.regfox.com/the-grand-national-f-100-showMore Info:SPECTATOR TICKETS $15 EACH ADULT PER DAY UNDER 12 FREE EACH TRUCK REGISTRATION INCLUDES 2...
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    Brand New Cowl Side Vent Panels for 73-79 Ford F-Series Dentsides

    Anytime there's a new OE replacement part available for the classic trucks, it's good news. We love to see companies out there creating new sheet metal pieces that allow truck owners to restore (or just improve) their rusted Ford trucks. It helps keep these classics on the road for more people...
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    Ford Ranger - Lifted Pics

    With the reemergence of the current Ford Ranger nameplate, and the popularity of the new "midsize" truck, I'm starting to see a lot of them locally. Not nearly as many as the F-series trucks, that's for sure. But they're clearly selling pretty well. I know @VoodooRanger likes his.I found a...
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    Ways to help bring in more members and attract new activity

    Hey guys, I was hoping we'd have more activity by now but it's still really slow. I had some ideas that have worked well on other forums. It's pretty simple really, we just all need to be as welcoming and responsive as possible to new members.I'm implementing some notices to unregistered...
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    Old Ford Tractor - photo I took

    Just wanted to share this photo I took at an orchard we went to this past fall... I don't know much about old tractors like this but I could see myself working on one someday. It just looks cool.
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    Ford Ranger - New Updates for 2023+

    The next generation Ranger will get some updates and some new design cues, taking on some of the Maverick's design language. It will be nearly 2 inches longer and wider, and will take on some of the F-150's features...
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    New Ford Bronco Sasquatch has Manual Transmission Option

    The manual transmission isn't dead yet. Let's hope they sell enough to make them believe it was worth making it available. #SavetheManuals(image credit: Car and Driver magazine)https://www.roadandtrack.com/news/a38303295/2022-ford-bronco-sasquatch/
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    Ford Maverick Tuners Doing R&D Already

    Adam Brunson from TunePlus has offered performance tuning services on other EcoBoost models for years - mostly with the Mustang, Focus ST and Focus RS. His team started digging into the Ford Maverick pickup, gaining 26/whp and 32/wtq right out of the gate with their first dyno session. They're...
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    WTB Shift Knob for 4-speed on the floor 72 F-100

    Just got my 72 F-100 and am in search for an OEM or OEM-style shift knob. Can't find anything on eBay. Wondering if anyone here might have one laying around from their 5th or 6th generation F-series. Not sure about fitment and compatibility with the different years, but any help would be...
  11. Ludachris

    Dentside vs Bumpside Ford Trucks - Dentside Guide

    Dentside, bumpside, styleside, flareside... what is what?The term "dentside" in the Ford world refers to the 6th generation (1973-1979) Ford truck body style, which has a concave horizontal body line running down the side, along the belt line. In many cases, that body line has trim accenting...
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    1972 F100 Shortbed Bumpside Project

    This thread is for the truck profile titled "1972 F100 Shortbed Bumpside". Click the Watch button to get updates and comment on it below.
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    Ford Performance to offer a 700 HP Whipple Supercharger for new F150 V8

    For those who want some huge HP without paying handsomely for an upcoming Raptor R, Ford Performance will offer a Whipple supercharger kit for the latest model coyote-powered Ford F150s. The kit will come with a 3-year 30k mile warranty (if you get it installed at a Ford dealer) and will boost...
  14. Ludachris

    Dentside '78 F100 Eluminator Restomod - with E-Crate Motor

    Well, we knew more of these builds would be coming. Instead of more Coyote swaps in old F100 trucks, we're going to start seeing some EV swaps. Here's one that will be on display at SEMA this year, with Ford's E-Crate Motor, the same powertrain found in the Ford Mach-E GT, putting out 480 hp and...
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    Ford to offer a Coyote V8-powered Bronco

    Yes! Ford will be offering a Bronco with a Coyote V8 in it! Oh wait, it won't be street legal... :confused: Seriously? The Bronco DR will be offered as a race truck for teams who will be competing in events like the Baja 1000.So why aren't they planning to offer it as a street legal option...
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    Any issues with the new forum software - reply here

    Use this thread to post problems you're having with the new forum software, or any of the sections of the site, including the new Truck Showcase section. If you can take a screenshot of the problem you're having, that would be very helpful. Just Google "how to take a screenshot using [your...
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    Might have found me a bumpside!

    Don't want to jinx anything but I'm about to make an offer.It's a '72 with a 360 and 4-speed manual. All original. Hoping to get this thing in the driveway soon. Fingers crossed!
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    The latest tactics by scammers in forums - beware

    I know we don't have a LOT of classifieds participation here - hope to increase that at some point - but beware of a new tactic used by scammers in forums. Here's the scenario: you post a WTB thread. A member with no posting history PMs you saying they know someone who has what you need and put...
  19. Ludachris

    The 2022 Ford Maverick Pickup Truck Review in R&T

    Road and Track magazine calls the new Ford Maverick "the truck America needs". What do you think? I like the lower cost and the features included, I just think they need to add another couple thousand pounds to the towing capacity and an extended cab option for those who want a longer bed...
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    WTB 67-75 Bumpside/Dentside Shortbed Wanted

    Yes, I know, they're not easy to find. If you know of anyone looking to sell one let me know. I'm in the market for a project and would like something with original paint (patina), even with some surface rust, just not riddled with holes. Preferably something that runs but could use some TLC...
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    Ken Block drifts his F-450 Dually

    This is ridiculous. Hey, when you can get it fixed through your sponsors, why not huh? An 8,000 lb Ford F-450, 6.7-liter Powerstroke turbodiesel V-8 making a massive 935 lb-ft of torque, getting sideways. Must be fun!
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    Ford to build 4 new factories for Electric Vehicle plans

    (photo by Rebecca Cook/Reuters)Ford recently announced plans to build three battery factories and an electric truck plant in the United States as part of their plan to expand their electric vehicle efforts. That will mean billions invested and over 11k jobs created in the US in the next 4...
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    2022 Ford F-150 Lightning goes into pre-production

    The all electric Ford F-150 Lighting - at a starting price of $39,974, a range of 300 miles, output of 563hp, 10k lbs towing capacity, and 2k lbs payload rating, is this really a truck that will truly open the flood gates to mass electric vehicle adoption? Seems like if Ford gets this right it...
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    Server Move/Forum Software Upgrade

    Hey all, just wanted to give everyone a heads up about the upcoming server move and subsequent forum software upgrade. The goal is to get the forum updated to use a more modern forum software to help keep it secure and reduce spam, and at the same time allow for a more modern user experience -...
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