Ford F-150 Owner Close to Hitting 1 Million Miles

Every now and then, although rare, we see a story of some faithful truck owner who just doesn’t want to part ways with his or her truck. We get it — trust us. But how often do you hear of an F-150 hitting the ultimate goal in automotive reliability, 1 million miles? Well, an Arizona resident is about to cross that coveted line, likely in just a few short months.

Lake Havasu City, Arizona, resident Dave Wright works a marketing job that requires frequent travel to surrounding states. He estimates that he puts roughly 75,000 to 80,000 miles on his 2003 F-150 annually. Let’s keep in mind, Lake Havasu City is not particularly known for its stable climate; temperatures can easily reach triple digits for several months throughout the year. Even so, Wright says that his Ford truck is still running with its original engine.

Other than regular oil changes and 13 sets of tires over time, Wright does not do anything too special to keep the F-150 going. Unfortunately, the odometer has just given out entirely at 937,000 miles, which definitely puts a wrench in Wright’s plan to bring the truck past the million-mile marker. Don’t worry, he is paying close attention to his trips and keeping notes of his miles driven via a pad and paper. How awesome is that?

Wright said that he reached out to Ford to help with the odometer issue. However, the company said it couldn’t be fixed. Even if they could fix it, the odometer stops at 999,000. Apparently Ford wasn’t worried about making their odometers run that high, as Wright says they told him, “they’ve never seen a truck with that many miles on it.”

The Amazing CEO Of Ford Motor Company Just Made Political History (DETAILS)

Ford Motor Co. said Monday that it does not support President Trump’s 90-day ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority nations, arguing that the policy goes against a “core value” of the company.

The comments come nearly a week after Ford and other U.S. automakers had what was described as a positive meeting with Trump, who had bashed the companies on the campaign trail and on Twitter for their investments in Mexico.

“Respect for all people is a core value of Ford Motor Company, and we are proud of the rich diversity of our company here at home and around the world,” said Executive Chairman Bill Ford and President and CEO Mark Fields in a joint statement. “That is why we do not support this policy or any other that goes against our values as a company.”

Fields, who visited the White House twice last week, was named to the administration’s manufacturing jobs initiative.

The automaker added that it is not aware of any Ford employees directly affected by the new policy but said, “We will continue working to ensure the well-being of our employees by promoting the values of respect and inclusion in the workplace.”

Trump issued a sweeping executive order on Friday barring refugees for 120 days and immigrants traveling from Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Somalia, Libya and Yemen from entering the United States for the next 90 days.

The executive order sparked confusion, chaos and protests at airports over the weekend, with the Department of Homeland Security eventually clarifying that legal permanent residents with green cards are exempt from the ban.

The move also spurred critical responses across the technology and transportation industries, including from companies such as Google, Apple, Uber and Lyft.

Lyft announced it would donate $1 million to the American Civil Liberties Union in response to the immigration ban.

“Banning people of a particular faith or creed, race or identity, sexuality or ethnicity, from entering the U.S. is antithetical to both Lyft’s and our nation’s core values,” the company’s co-founders wrote. “We stand firmly against these actions, and will not be silent on issues that threaten the values of our community.”

Uber also announced that it will help compensate its drivers who might be stranded overseas due to the travel ban.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick said the company would provide three months of compensation to help drivers “mitigate some of the financial stress and complications with supporting their family and putting food on the table.”

Trump’s immigration order affects visa holders from the seven countries and also temporarily halts all refugee resettlement in the United States.

Ford Confirms Michigan-Built Ranger and Bronco (Video)

Ford is officially on a roll, as Joe Hinrichs, Ford Motor Company President of the Americas confirmed the Ranger and Bronco comeback to the United States. Therefore continuing the tsunami of news that began last week, as Ford confirmed an F-150 and Mustang Hybrid.

With nearly packed Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, the world’s press expected Ford to have other big news besides their already-flaunted 2018 Ford F-150. First on stage was Hinrichs, followed by Bill Ford, and eventually CEO Mark Fields to discuss Ford’s plans for the future. Of course, what everyone wanted to hear came rather early, as the top executives wasted no time to get to the point.

  

 

 

 

 

 

“We’ve heard our customers loud and clear. They want a new generation of vehicles that are incredibly capable yet fun to drive.” Said Joe Hinrichs, Ford’s president of The Americas. “Ranger is for truck buyers who want an affordable, functional, rugged and maneuverable pickup that’s Built Ford Tough. Bronco will be a no-compromise midsize 4×4 utility for thrill seekers who want to venture way beyond the city.”

Super Duty Is A Mud-Bogging Beast (Video)

Mud bogging has been around for ages, but only recently have we begun to see it become legitimately competitive. Part of that can be attributed to the Bounty Hole. It’s a huge mud trench that pits mud boggers against each other to see who can get to the other side first. Or in some cases, not get to the other side at all.

As a result, it’s a true test for even the biggest and baddest of trucks, and it’s highly entertaining to watch. Opposite to other forms of off-roading, there are hardly any rules to follow. Bounty Hole racing is loud, muddy, unforgiving, and hilarious. This YouTube video by MyYota85 takes us to the third annual “Turkey Shoot at Muddy Joe’s.”

The first truck to go through is a monster Super Duty dubbed “Dirty Intentions.” It navigates the troubled waters without any issues. Furthermore, it doesn’t even seem challenged. The same cannot be said for the trucks that follow, regardless of their size. Hence, most of them fall victim to the Bounty Hole in hilarious fashion.

A GMC that follows the Ford hardly makes it into the pit before getting stuck! A Chevy Silverado hopelessly spins its tires trying to get free. Finally, a Dodge Ram tries to navigate the hole sideways and joins the rest in the “fail bus.” Seriously, dude? Most of all, this is awesome video evidence that a Ford Super Duty won’t leave you stranded, no matter how deep in sh*t you are!

Cops Horrified By What’s Left Up Toddler’s Skirt When Muslim Refugee’s Done

On Thursday evening, police responded to an apartment to find a screaming 2-year-old little girl with blood streaming down her legs. As gut-wrenching as the situation was, authorities were even more horrified when they inspected the toddler, only to discover the sickening thing a sadistic Muslim migrant had left for the police to find.

With mass Muslim migration comes all the barbaric practices their religion and laws have to offer the West. Whether it’s child marriage, rape, persecution, or slaughter, the devout worshipers aren’t about to leave the examples their prophet modeled for them in order to follow un-Islamic Western laws. Of course, this is perpetuated by the left’s pipe dream that all cultures are equal, even ones with a founder who beheaded, enslaved, and conquered through his unsuspecting hosts’ hospitality.

Much like how Muhammad used his refugee status in Medina to kill, convert, or exile nearly every last non-Muslim in just 5 years, the Muslim asylum seekers aren’t trekking right on by Sharia-compliant lands to make their way to progressive Western nations solely for the lavish benefits. They have a much more sinister plan to spread their oppressive ideology.

The Mirror reports that a Somali illegal in his 30s was arrested in Dublin after police stumbled upon a horrific scene in a small apartment in the Crumlin region. In what Irish officials are dubbing the first case of its kind, police were shocked that one of the many barbaric Muslim practices has made its way to the country.

Rushing to a bleeding 2-year-old girl’s aid, authorities found that the child’s privates had been horrifically butchered in a botched case of female genital mutilation, a rampant religious tradition in Muslim-majority countries like 99.8-percent Islamic Somalia.

The Muslim migrant was living in the apartment with his wife and daughters, aged 5 and 2. It is unclear if the rest of the family is from Somalia or if the 5-year-old had undergone the procedure before her younger sibling. However, police confirmed that the toddler was being treated in the hospital.

According to Dublin Live, Ireland already has legislation in place for such an offense. With the rise in migration, the country passed the Criminal Justice (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2012. Perpetrators face a fine of over $11,000 and imprisonment for up to 14 years. Although this law was passed 4 years ago, more than 3,780 women and girls between the ages of 15 and 44 have undergone the barbaric procedure. Sadly, the Somali migrant suspect is the only perpetrator to be arrested.

So-called moderate Muslims often argue that FGM is a safe and beneficial practice for females. However, this is merely Islamic propaganda spread by misogynistic leaders in the Muslim world. Because of Islam’s anti-feminist fundamentals, FGM has rapidly spread in popularity.

According to health officials, FGM not only has absolutely no health benefits, but it is also extremely dangerous and can cause severe physical and emotional damage to the victim. As well as death from blood loss or infection, long-term effects can cause immense suffering or even death, not to mention that the procedure is meant to render females unable to ever experiencing pleasure during sexual intercourse.

According to the Islamic Hadith, “Abu Hurayrah said: I heard the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) say: ‘The fitrah is five things – or five things are part of the fitrah – circumcision, shaving the pubes, trimming the moustache, cutting the nails and plucking the armpit hairs.’” It is also mentioned that “circumcision is a law for men and a preservation of honor for women.”

While circumcision for males doesn’t render them unable to experience sexual gratification and is often seen as hygienically beneficial, female circumcision is just the opposite, sometimes leaving women with unbearable pain during intercourse.

Since women are already considered sinful by nature as opposed to their male counterparts who Allah claims to have made to rule over and abuse them, destroying all aspects of what it means to be feminine are crucial to keeping women “in their place.” FGM is just one of the many anti-woman practices that Islam uses to ensure females are oppressed. Whether this means forcing women to wear hijabs or burkas, banning them from driving or traveling without a male relative, or segregating them in every public setting, Muslim men undeniably reign under Sharia.

1966 Ford F-100 is a Black Beauty Done Right

Black is a notoriously difficult color to paint a vehicle, because it shows every single flaw. This not only shows on the paint work, but the body work as well. If you somehow screwed something up, it will undoubtedly show up as soon as that shiny dark paint dries. On the other hand, if you do things right like the owner of this 1966 F-100 did, you can rest assured that you will have a fine looking truck.

Black is a fantastic color choice for ’60s Ford pickups, as it complements their amazing lines perfectly. The abundance of chrome doesn’t hurt either, creating a timeless look that is sure to turn heads. Though this truck may not be perfect, it’s obvious that someone put forth the time and effort necessary to pull it off.

Aside from its great looks, this ’66 is a solid driver in all other regards. A 390 big block rests under the clamshell hood, with a 3-speed manual transmission ready to row behind it. The interior is an interesting exercise in retro stitching, but isn’t repulsive by any means.

The engine bay is clean but begging for a set of chrome headers to replace the rusty and stock exhaust manifolds. With a little bit of TLC and a few bucks, this could be one seriously awesome truck that you can be proud to show off. The hard work is already done (and looking quite fine I must say), so you can be free to focus on taking this black beauty to the next level!

 

 

 

Big Bronco: Slow-Motion Mudding (Video)

In Honor of Ford’s Impending Return of its Iconic Big Bronco!

This week’s “Muddy Mondays” video features a full-size Ford Bronco from the fifth and final generation of the big, body-on-frame SUV. With the recent confirmation by Ford that the Ford Bronco will return in 2020, we thought that it would be fitting to feature a Bronco flexing its off-roading muscles.

What we do know is that this badass Bronco was a body-on-frame vehicle whereas the new 2020 Ford Bronco will almost surely be a unibody vehicle. It is likely sharing a platform with the upcoming 2019 Ford Ranger. The 2020 Bronco will be a mid-size vehicle, so it will be smaller than the Bronco shown in the video featured here. But with the new Bronco promised to be a proper off-road-ready 4×4, it shouldn’t be long after it arrives before we see similar action videos with the newest SUV.

Additionally, we can tell from the headlight design that this is a 1992-1996 Bronco, but there are no other details in this video. So, your guess is as good as ours when it comes to what is under the hood. This Bronco doesn’t appear to be heavily modified and it sounds like a V8 before the slow-motion action kills the sound. Thus, it is likely a 302 or 351 V8, but we don’t know for sure.

 

6 Over the Top Diesel Stacks

You can always tell the guys living out the dreams they had as small boys since they fitted giant semi style stacks to the truck.

1. Lifted F350 Super Duty Dually

While browsing the internet for other articles, this over the top F-350 popped up and I knew I had to do a slideshow of just trucks and stacks. This Super Duty obviously has been lifted, and then fitted with a set of Alcoa rims typically seen on heavy duty 5 ton trucks. The girl in the cab is going to need here friend to help here down, or a ladder.

2. Just One Big Stack

Stacks are more an matter of style than performance; the Power Stroke motor breaths just fine through the stock system. Most people go for a stack on either side, for a balanced look, but some prefer just on big stack in the middle of the bed or off to one side. Not only is this cheaper and simpler to plumb, it functions like a middle finger, poking into the eye of environmentalists and the EPA do-gooders. Better keep a beach ball in the cab or something though with a stack like this, in case it rains and you need to plug the pipe.

3. Show-off

This truck really didn’t need to add any stacks, after all it is not like it was wanting for attention, but if you are going to go for it, you have to go all the way. I can only imagine the how over the top the hat, belt buckle and cowboy boots the driver of this truck must wear.

4. Triple Stacked

Technically are these even stacks? What they really remind me of are the exhaust exits in the side of an airplane cowl in WWII. Too bad it is going to exhaust out of all of them at once, and not alternate one at a time, like a proper fighter plane would.

5. Too Tall

The higher the stacks, the closer to god! This truck’s stacks are reaching up to the heavens as if the very sky above is asking for some of that sweet sweet exhaust.

6. Double Trouble

Seriously, are those twin diesel stacks, or does he have two BBQ meat smokers mounted in the bed? These stacks are the most ambitious we’re seen in a while and big enough to swallow a wayward pigeon if it were to drop too low.

Ford Raptor Tries to Get High

Everybody does things differently. The way you do something may be different from the way your friend down the same thing. And, ad you may know, this isn’t a bad thing. It helps you to experience different things, learn your own lessons, and see how others work to accomplish something.

This applies in all areas, from how you go about working to how you choose to buildup your vehicle. It also applies to how you like to use that vehicle.

In the clip we get to see today we get to witness one driver’s approach to jumping his Ford Raptor. After taking the ride to a beach, he tries his best to get some air. And he certainly does!

He gets a few double-jumps and a few jostles, and you’re certain to agree that it looks like he’s having fun! Sure, it’s a bit of a rough ride, but that doesn’t mean his jumps weren’t spot on!

You’ll definitely want to see the Raptor tear up the beach! Watch the video below to see how well the Raptor performs!

 

Ford Ranger Goes Gator Hunting! (Video)

The majority of Ford Truck owners rarely use their pickups for anything one would consider “extreme.” Mall crawling and hauling light loads are very typical, and often times the norm. But that doesn’t mean your truck can’t handle the roughest of conditions, even if that means navigating the world’s toughest roads to save crocodiles.

The mighty Ford Ranger proves it’s possible in this “Science of Truck” video by Ford Australia. Renowned Zoologist Adam Britton uses his compact truck to explore the wild in pursuit of saltwater crocodiles. Britton isn’t out to hunt them as game, he is working to learn more about the deadly creatures.

That desire to further research leads him down 90 kilometers of unpaved roads to the Adelaide river. Obviously, the ramifications of getting stuck out there are pretty bad, especially while towing a boat. According to the video, his stock ford Ranger handles the conditions without breaking a sweat.