1971 Ford Truck F-100 on 2040-cars
Copperhill, Tennessee, United States
|The Wife Said It had to go I really need to get rid of it before the New Year so I have relisted it in hopes it would move quickly.
This 1971 Ford F-100 just had a frame off restored 2 months ago. It was bought new from Higdon Howell Ford in Copperhill Tn and I purchased the truck about a year ago and started restoring it. I also have the original title along with the original paper work that came from the dealership along with the original key and key chain. This truck has the original 302 with the original trans and rear end. The motor runs great trans shifts good all attached to magna flow exhaust. The frame was striped and painted with all new brake lines. The front has disk brakes and the rear has drum brakes and they are new. It has new Cragar S/S wheel with new tires. The paint is straight and a gorgeous red. It has new chrome bumpers on front and back. The bed has a raptor sprayed in bed liner. The interior has two bucket seats with a center console that folds up into a third seat. Purchased from Summitt Racing New dash pad new headliner new gauges new steering wheel new carpet and a new radio. There is nothing wrong with this truck it is a brand new truck. There is not one rust spot this truck is as close to perfect as one can get. Has a back up camera in the rear view Mirror.
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Mon, 25 Feb 2013 17:31:00 EST
Owners of Ford Escape, Mercury Mariner, Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan models, listen up. According to a report on Automotive News, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into these four vehicles totaling an estimated 725,000 units. The investigation appears to center around a malfunctioning throttle body on non-hybrid models of the 2005-2012 Escape and 2011-2012 Fusion. With Mercury dying off after the 2011 model year, this probe will also apply to the 2005 through 2011 Mariner and the 2011 Milan. There has been some discussion around the Escape stalling issue for some time now, but this investigation appears to be larger in scope than before.
Wed, 18 Sep 2013 14:31:00 EST
Though not a recall yet, NHTSA's Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) has received 123 complaints of stalling or surging vehicles, while Ford itself has logged 1,472 complaints. The investigation report, which is posted below, seems to indicate that a faulty circuit board for the throttle body could cause the vehicle to go into limp mode, which, according to NHTSA, could cause complaints of both stalling and surging.
This really was a matter of when, rather than if. Volkswagen will apparently be the first manufacturer to phase out naturally aspirated engines in favor of turbocharging its full slate. VW is kind of responsible for ushering in this push towards small-displacement, turbocharged engines that's taken the industry by storm. When it dropped its direct-injection, 2.0-liter turbo in the 2005 GTI it demonstrated that strapping an iron long to an engine can enhance the powertrain as a whole. VW made fuel economy gains, while also giving a linear, non-laggy turbo experience that it has replicated, model-after-model, to this day.
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:00:00 EST
Speaking with The Detroit News, Volkswagen's executive Vice President of Group Quality, Marc Trahan, told the paper that, "We only have one normally aspirated gas engine, and when we go to the next generation vehicle that it's in, it will be replaced. So three, four years maximum."
Really, it's hard to get teary-eyed about either of these engines going away. VW has access to smaller powerplants that could easily match the performance of the 2.5 five-cylinder and the 3.6 V6, while gobbling up less fuel and providing a better driving experience. What we are sad about is that a similar statement about the extinction of NA engines came from the Vice President of Powertrain Engineering at Ford, Joe Bakaj. We'd certainly get teary-eyed over a world without Ford's excellent 5.0-liter V8.
Seven-figure Ferraris are not horribly rare. Heck, an eight-figure Ferrari isn't a rare occurrence. Between modern masterpieces like the Enzo and more classic offerings, cracking the million-dollar mark isn't a particularly tall order for the cars from Maranello. For a Ford, though, it's a big deal.
Now, this is not just some rare Mustang. This is a GT40, the car that Henry Ford II commissioned to whip Enzo Ferrari around a track in France. As far as the Le Mans-winning racers go, they don't get much rarer than this one. Sold at the Mecum Auctions in Houston, this is one of the prototypes, meaning it's one of the very first GT40s ever built. That makes its $7 million winning a bid, a record for on-air coverage of the auction, a pretty darn impressive figure.
You can watch the auction below, but first, take a look back at our original story on this rare Blue Oval.