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From Workhorses to Icons: The 20 Most Iconic Classic Pickup Trucks of All Time

Pickup trucks are more than just vehicles; they are symbols of American ingenuity and versatility, evolving over the years from purely practical workhorses to beloved and treasured cultural icons.  This article explores twenty iconic classic pickup trucks, each representing significant automotive design and technology milestones. Here, we briefly examine the innovations that made these trucks stand apart from their competitors. Whether you’re a seasoned truck collector or a casual pickup…

Upgrading the 1964-1973 Ford Mustang for Optimal Handling

Since Ford introduced the Mustang in 1964, it has become an American icon, symbolizing power, design, and the spirit of freedom. However, while it offered impressive horsepower, especially in later models, the early Mustangs lacked modern-day handling capabilities. Thankfully, a series of reasonable upgrades can rejuvenate your classic Mustang, allowing it to compete with agility and finesse on the street or track. Drawing on the expertise of specialists like DIY…

The Timeless Icon: Exploring the Legacy of the 1962-1970 Ford Fairlane

The 1962-1970 Ford Fairlane has long been a favorite with restorers, customizers and hot rodders. While it shares its basic platform with the Mustang of its era, you’re not paying Mustang prices to acquire one. The spacious engine bay allows for a straightforward step up from a 200 CID inline six to a raucous 390 V8. And because it shares much of its drive train and suspension components with the…

A Look Back at the 1997-2004 Ford F-150

Heading into the 1997 model year, Ford’s F-150 pickup truck had been the sales leader for 19 years at that point. Clearly, the existing, boxy design with its Twin I-Beam front suspension was a favorite among truck buyers. So why not just a mild update on the existing truck and call it a day?  Because Ford could see where the growth in the pickup truck market was, and it wasn’t…

The Hottest of the Hot Rods: The Iconic ’32 Ford

Deuce Highboy 1932 Ford Roadster Possesses Ohio-Look | Image from Motortrend It rolled out to amazing fanfare 90 years ago, and today the 1932 Ford is still popular with hot-rod/street-rod enthusiasts, historians and collectors. More than that, the ’32 Fords stayed (and stay) in our consciousness and the limelight. The ’32 turned out to be the ultimate platform for some iconic cars. The 1932 Ford replaced the Model A and…

Dog’s 1933 Ford Coupe – FULL STORY!

In this video, Dog goes into detail on his 1933 Ford coupe. Ever since I can remember, my friends have called me Dog. I live in Bellflower, California, and own a 1933 Ford 3 Window Coupe. My friend Ron Miller built the car, and when he passed away ten or so years ago, I was able to acquire it. I always liked the car, but how could you not like…

The Ford Fairlane. A Look at the Wonder Years

Looking back at the earlier years of the Ford Fairlane takes you back to the day when auto manufacturers brought significant design changes to models year by year…until they realized it wasn’t cost efficient to do so. But if they hadn’t, we wouldn’t have so many models to remember and revere. The brand-new Fairlane came with what everyone knows as the “Fairlane stripe,” which ran front to back, and it…

Armon Ebrahimian | 1968 Mustang Fastback

Armon Ebrahimian is a 26-year-old living in Northern California with a passion for vintage cars and motorcycles. Armon started an initiative he calls “Save Classic Cars”, which is dedicated to the preservation of classic and historic vehicles. The initiative aims to provide classic vehicle owners a platform to connect with others within the community. The end goal is to raise awareness regarding the importance of classic vehicles and to keep…

Talking ’Bout Your S197 Mustang Generation

Here is a look at some special Mustangs that were part of the fifth generation, 2005–2014. The fifth generation of Mustangs brought the brand back to life in an exciting way. It had been given the code name “S197”—what that meant, or indicated, was that the Mustang was shifting to a new rear-wheel-drive platform, called a “D2C,” which stood for “D-class 2-door coupe.” According to the experts, that new platform…

Classic Convertible Muscle Cars: The Rare Gems of 1966–1969

Muscle cars from the ’60s are cool and somewhat rare to begin with. Here’s a look at five fantastic American muscle cars that came with the top down and made some noise along the way. 1966 Plymouth Belvedere II 426 “Street” Hemi. Around that time, NASCAR® came up with a ruling that any engine on a NASCAR track had to be available to any consumer who happened to walk into…