The best part about buying guides is the vast amount of information you can get all in one spot. For example, if you have an S550 Mustang GT and are looking for the right set of wheels to throw on it, look no further! The Guides section has vast articles with the ins and outs of different parts and mods for your Mustang so you can make an informed decision on your next purchase. Look no further than CJ Pony Parts when it comes to researching and purchasing your next Mustang modification!
This guide answers all your questions about cold air intakes and examines the benefits and setbacks of tune and no-tune options. Read through and use this guide to figure out which intake is right for your vehicle!
Changing out your Mustang's drum brakes for discs is one of the best modifications you can make. Here are some of the best conversion kits to make this install easy.
This guide offers a step-by-step breakdown of the installation process for a 1968-1986 Chevrolet C10 power steering box. Follow the steps outlined here and in your manufacturer’s instructions for a perfect installation.
These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to mount a front and rear sway bar on your 1967-1972 Chevrolet C10. Use this guide along with our video and the manufacturer’s instructions for a safe and successful installation.
Follow this guide to safely lift your Fox Body Mustang with a jack and jack stands. These tips will ensure you stay as safe as possible while working under your car.
Find out what type of Mustang seat is best for your project. Then, explore different seat replacement options and considerations for each Mustang generation.
This guide will show you how to install a new cabin air filter in your 2015-2022 Mustang. Doing this easy maintenance task yourself will save you money and give you cleaner, healthier air to breathe.
If upgrading your stock exhaust is a journey, then this guide is the first step. Read through the pros and cons of the four most popular exhaust materials to ensure you get just what you’re looking for!
Getting your Bronco ready to enjoy the outdoors has never been easier. Follow this guide for a perfect door removal and installation every time!
Your shocks and struts are designed to absorb shocks for 50,000 miles. But depending on how you drive, you may get a little more or less than that. Here’s how to tell if your shocks and struts are worn out and how to replace them on your own.
Installing aftermarket sway bars on your S550 Mustang is a great way to improve the responsiveness of your handling. Here’s everything you should know for a perfect installation.
Knowing how to correctly jack up your S197 Mustang is necessary for most mods and maintenance. Learn the proper jack points for your 2005-2014 Mustang.
Changing your brake pads and rotors keeps your braking responsive. Though almost every shop will change these, it’s also an easy maintenance procedure for you to do. Here’s how to change your brake pads and rotors.
Your radiator serves one of the most important functions in your car. Without it, your engine could overheat and fail. Here’s what to know about car radiators so that you can pick the right one.
In 2021, Ford launched the new SYNC 4 infotainment system. With new features, settings, and options, here’s how to get the most out of your SYNC 4 system.
The SYNC 3 infotainment system allows you to make calls, stay entertained, check texts, adjust your temp settings, and get directions without taking your hands off the wheel. Here’s how to use the best features of SYNC 3.
The second generation of SYNC was called MyFord Touch. Sometimes called SYNC 2, this system’s complexity can be overwhelming. Check out this guide to learn how to use the features.
Ford’s SYNC infotainment system offers an exciting variety of features. But in order to take advantage of these features you need to know how to access and use them. This guide walks you through setting up your Ford SYNC system and navigating the options.
Upgrade your classic Mustang by replacing your old taillights with new LED alternatives. Not only are they stylish, but they’ll be a lot brighter than your stock taillights. Here are the step-by-step instructions for installing LED taillights on your 1965-1966 Mustang.
Are the taillights on your classic Chevy C10 broken, missing, or just dim? Whether you’re looking for a replacement or an upgrade, LED taillights are easier to install than you may think. Not only do they offer a more modern look, but they’re also brighter than the stock taillights.
Buying tires isn’t always the most cut-and-dry process. All the information you need is included on the sidewall, but it’s not the easiest to decipher. This guide will break down what the tire number means so you can find what tires fit your vehicle. We’ll also go over treadwear, traction, and temperature ratings along with the different types of tread patterns.
If the bumpers on your Chevy C10 have seen better days, it might be time for an upgrade. This guide will walk you through how to install a front and rear bumper on your 1967-1970 C10.
After years of cruising down highways or parading around car shows, the chrome bumpers on your classic Mustang may not shine like before. Whether you have dull or broken bumpers, this guide will teach you how to install new bumpers on your 1965-1966 Mustang.
Old radiators can leak, fail to hold pressure, or just not provide enough cooling power for larger engines. Learn how to install a new radiator on your 1965-1966 Mustang by following the steps in this guide.
Is your Mustang’s exhaust too tame for your liking? If so, an axle-back exhaust can make your S550 sound as aggressive as it looks. Here are some of the top axle-backs for your 2015-2021 Mustang broken up into categories.
You don’t have to spend a lot of money to give your S197 a deeper, race-inspired sound. An axle-back exhaust can give your 2005-2014 Mustang a richer exhaust note without breaking the bank. Whether you’re searching for a raspier tone or pure volume, these axle-back exhausts both look and sound great.
Use our new 3D and Augmented Reality (AR) views to see hundreds of products in fine detail on your actual car! Grab your phone and shop with confidence knowing exactly what your parts will look like before you buy.
Searching for the best cat-back exhaust for your S550 can be exciting but challenging. With so many different products out there, it can be hard to find the best setup for you. Here’s a list of some of the best cat-back exhausts for 2015-2021 Mustangs divided up into several categories to help you find the best system for you.
A cat-back exhaust can give your S197 more power and a better sound. If you’re having trouble finding the best system for you, check out our list of the best cat-back exhausts for 2005-2014 Mustangs.
Cold air intakes are some of the first mods people make to their Mustangs. Even on a stock build, they can offer increased efficiency and added performance. We’ve put together a list of the best CAI options broken down by category.
Adding a cold air intake to your SN95 Mustang can add power as well as style. But with so many options, it can be difficult to find the right one for you. Here are some of our CAI recommendations for ‘94-‘04 Mustangs broken down by category.
The EcoBoost Mustang is regarded as the entry-level option, which is true in terms of price. But it also offers some other benefits compared to the GT that you may not expect. See how the EcoBoost and GT Mustangs stack up in this head-to-head comparison.
While you can’t turn your F-150 into an exact Raptor-clone, there are a few ways to add Raptor-inspired modifications. Improve your F-150’s power, suspension, and appearance to make it a little more like a Raptor.
Even with the modern body style of the S550 Mustang, you may be searching for a way to give your pony a more custom look. While fiberglass is the most affordable option, carbon fiber will help shave off some weight.
2018 was a mid-generation change up for the S550 Mustang. The exterior obviously changed considerably, but there were also multiple performance improvements. Not only did we see the third-generation Coyote, but also some significant transmission upgrades.
The SN95 Mustangs made between 1994 and 1998 have started to show their age. But with just a few modifications, these Mustangs can be even better than they were new. These are just a few of our favorite modifications for SN95 Mustangs.
Modifying your Mustang is part of the fun of being an S550 owner. If you’re searching for more power, cold air intakes and exhaust upgrades are a good place to start. Lowering springs or coilovers will give you better handling, while a short-throw shifter will make changing gears quicker and more precise.
The revised second iteration of the S197 made big waves during its 2011-2014 run. The new V6 and V8 Coyote motors brought tons more power, creating a platform that can be made even more potent with aftermarket upgrades.
Mustang owners that are looking to stand out from the crowd have a wide range of aftermarket options. Learn about the different visual upgrades that you can make to change your S550’s appearance.
Fox Body Mustangs are popular choices for people interested in a versatile project car. With the right modifications, third-gen Mustangs can be a drag car, drifter, or simple daily driver. These are some of our favorite modifications to improve your Fox Body Mustang’s horsepower, suspension, interior, and brakes/wheels.
Deciding on a color palette is one way to keep your Mustang’s modifications looking crisp and clean. Favorite colors, team colors, coordinating colors, and more are included in our guide to Mustang accessories based on color.
To get stronger performance and more aggressive sound from your exhaust system, take a look at AWE’s aftermarket upgrades. Whether you have a Mustang, Focus, or F-150, you can find a set-up that will provide the louder, sportier sound you want for your vehicle.
The Mustang is known for going fast in a straight line. But it doesn’t just excel on the drag strip and track. Learn what mods you can install to increase your performance on the autocross course.
Building a C10 drag truck is all about getting more traction and more power. The right mods can help you transform your classic C10 into a drag racing monster. You can start small with just the wheels and tires or go big with a supercharger or turbo.
Mustangs are fun to drive on the street, but even more fun on the track. Building a drag Mustang may seem daunting, but adding a few upgrades here and there can make a big difference on the track.
With low risk, affordable entry, and no mods needed, autocross is a great motorsport for beginners. Learn what you need and how to get started with this popular automotive activity.
Offering improved handling, stance, and tire fitment, a set of wheel spacers will do a lot for your vehicle. Plus, putting them on is a straightforward task. Learn how to properly install wheel spacers on your ride.
Light bars are one of the most popular off-roading accessories. Not only are they practical, but depending on what you’re looking for, they can also be attractive. Whether you need a small light bar for your tailgate or a large light bar to make off-roading a breeze, these are some of the top features to look for.
If you’re working on a Chevy C10 restomod, don’t forget about the headlights. Halogen, HID, and LED headlights offer better efficiency and brighter light output. Upgrading your C10 headlights will give your truck better visibility and a modern look.
When it comes to modifying your C10’s suspension, you have a lot of choices. You can keep it simple with lowering springs or opt for a more comprehensive suspension kit. Suspension upgrades will give your classic truck a softer, more comfortable ride. You can also drop the ride height to achieve that popular slammed look.
Modern Mustangs come with some version of a limited-slip differential, but this hasn’t always been the case. Older Mustangs often came with open differentials, which can lose traction in slippery conditions. If you’re considering upgrading your differential, there are several different diff options that can help you meet your goals.
Rotating your car’s tires is an important part of routine maintenance, and it’s easy to do on your own. As long as you know the proper tire rotation pattern and have some basic tools, a tire rotation can be completed in less than an hour.
1986 Mustangs are mostly remembered for being the last year for four-eyed Fox Bodies and SVOs. But there were many more changes that led to it being one of the most popular Fox Body years of all time. If you’re looking for a used Fox, you may want to look for a 1986.
A complete summary of the specs and features for the 1985 Mustang. Though mostly a carryover year, there were substantial improvements made to the SVO Mustang. These changes make a 1985.5 SVO more desirable than any other. 1985 also saw a very small run of the Twister Special.
A performance camshaft will give your Mustang increased power and a unique sound. Find the best cam for your engine with this guide.
Your Fox Body Mustang’s K-member holds your front suspension together. When it’s time to upgrade it, thinking carefully about your build can help steer you in the right direction. These are some of the best K-members for engine swaps, drift builds, and more.
The 1984 Mustang saw a Turbo GT, the first SVO, and a 20th-anniversary edition GT350. Here are the specifications for all of 1984's Mustangs as well as our top picks for ways to modify them.
If your Square Body Chevy truck’s interior needs work, there are a few modern upgrades you can make to improve comfort and style. Bench or bucket seats will go a long way toward enhancing comfort. A new dash pad and door panels will add a sportier look.
Both engine air filters and cabin air filters are important for having clean air in your vehicle. Learn about the different varieties of materials and shapes in this guide.
Front disc brakes in vehicles became standard beginning in the late 1970s. As many classic trucks and cars still have drum brakes, converting the old drum brakes to disc brakes will give you more stopping power. Both the front and rear drum brakes can be converted to disc brakes.
Jeep owners love nothing more than to outfit their rig and proudly display their passion. If your dad falls into that category, we’ve put together a list of Jeep Father’s Day gift ideas. Help him maintain his Jeep with tools and supplies or give him some camping gear so you can plan a family trip. When in doubt, a gift card is always a solid option as well.
There are a number of reasons why your TPMS gauge cluster light could be on, even if your tires are at the proper pressure. Read our guide to troubleshoot your Wrangler’s TPMS issue.
The first-generation Mustang was popular, but which options were the most popular? If you have a first-generation Mustang, you’ve likely wondered how many Mustangs there are like yours. These production numbers offer some insight into how popular your body style and color are.
Your Jeep Wrangler can get you where you need to go, but to get there with everything you’ll need you’ll have to make the most of limited storage. Here are some of the best ways to maximize your Jeep’s interior storage so you’re ready for your next adventure.
Ford parts are frequently cross-compatible. One of Ford’s sporty pony cars from the 1970s was the Ford Maverick. Not surprisingly, this two-door shared a lot of parts with the Ford Mustang. Here are the Mustang parts that you can use on a Ford Maverick.
The 1986 Ford Bronco and Bronco II introduced a lot of features that have made the two vehicles legends. ‘86 was the first year for the 2WD Bronco II, and the first year an electronic shift-on-the-fly system was available. It also marked one of the first years with overdrive capable transmissions.
Though the Wrangler’s robust build and top-off design are a huge part of its appeal, there are some downsides. Learn about how you can make your cabin a quieter, more enjoyable place to be.
The Ford Bronco’s first-generation ended in 1977. The Bronco made that year showed what Ford had learned through the years and combined the best specs and features. Here’s everything that made the 1977 Bronco remarkable, and why it’s so collectible today.
Tonneau covers protect your truck’s bed. Though all tonneau covers provide some benefits, there are additional pros and cons to each type of tonneau cover. Knowing what each type of tonneau cover can offer allows you to select the best bed cover for your truck.
If you’ll be taking your Jeep Wrangler out for rock-crawling or onto some serious trails, it’s worth investing in armor and protection to guard against hazards. Learn what options are available for your Jeep.
By installing some aftermarket mods, your Wrangler Sport, Sport S, or Sahara can be made just as capable as the factory Rubicon.
With a variety of mods from the aftermarket, you can give your 2005-2014 S197 Mustang performance that’s closer to that of the newer S550 model.
If you’re trying to figure out exactly what interior options were available for your first-generation Mustang, this chart should help. We’ve compiled everything we know about the first-generation Mustang’s seats and interiors.
This detailed guide showcases the different trim levels available for the first generation of the Ford Bronco.
Jeep's app-based Badge of Honor program awards drivers with emblems for taking on notable off-road trails across the United States.
For less than $50, you can give your Jeep’s interior the ultimate custom touch. This guide goes into detail on how you can paint the dashboard panels of your Wrangler or Gladiator.
The 1983 Fox Body Mustang was the first year for the T5 transmission. It was also the first time a convertible body style had been available in a decade. For the first time during the Fox Body era, Ford created performance options for their GT lineup.
There are a variety of different types of seat covers for your Jeep, including neoprene, cloth, leather, and tactical. Each offers different benefits. Find out which kind is right for you.
One problem that commonly affects Fox Body Mustangs is broken door handles. A broken handle is an eyesore and can be dangerous as well. Protect your hands and your Mustang’s good looks by installing replacement door handles. This is an easy install you can do in just a couple of hours.
Check out Oracle’s array of ColorSHIFT rainbow lights, traditional LED upgrades, and halo headlights. There are numerous options to make your Jeep, pickup, or Mustang shine bright.
Selecting a new bumper for your Jeep Gladiator will give you the look you want, plus upgraded capability for off-roading.
A soft-top Jeep Wrangler or Gladiator requires diligent care to make sure that the roof doesn’t get damaged over the years. Check out our guide on how to clean your 4x4’s soft top.
The back seats of JK and JL Wrangler Unlimiteds are very vertical. Unfortunately, stock Wranglers can’t recline. If you want your Wrangler’s rear seats to be more comfortable, then this back seat recline kit is what you need.
Find the best cat-back exhaust system for your Ram 1500 Hemi, giving your pickup truck the performance and sound that you want from your V8 engine.
Without access to your F-150's bed, it's no better than an SUV. A jammed tailgate can really hamper your truck's ability to be a truck. If your tailgate is stuck, don't worry , there are some quick and easy fixes that can get your truck back on the road in no time.
If you want to get more power and control over your Jeep Wrangler, then a performance chip is for you. These devices can improve many aspects of your Wrangler owning experience, from turning off TPMS sensors to calibrating your speedometer.
1982 was a big year for the Fox Body Mustang. It saw the return of the Mustang GT, a 5.0L engine option, and an entirely new lineup of trim options. Though the specs were a huge improvement over the 1981 Mustang's tragic offerings, there's still a lot of room for improvement with the right modifications. These are the factory specifications as well as what you can expect from just a few minor tweaks.
The second year of the Fox Body Mustang's fifteen-year reign saw some significant changes and hardware changes. Though a lot of the 1980 Mustang's specs are less than impressive, with just a few modifications you can see significant improvement. Whether you have a 1980 Mustang or are debating whether or not it would be the perfect starting point for a new build, here are the specs to know and the most popular modifications.
If you plan on lifting your Wrangler and running larger wheels and tires, then you should consider upgrading your differential. A bigger and tougher differential is an important part of a heavily modified off-roading rig.
The 1981 Fox Body Mustang's three engine options weren't particularly notable, even at the time of production. But numerous other features and packages have ensured that this Mustang is still popular with collectors. Here's what was available in 1981, and what modifications can make this Mustang a one-of-a-kind sleeper.
From off-road designs to power running boards that are focused on luxury, this guide will help you find stylish options to help you more easily get in and out of your Ram 1500.
Classic Broncos are great vehicles, but buying one isn’t as easy as finding a new car. Here are all the features and years you should look for, as well as where you should begin looking. From your own backyard to famed auction halls, classic Broncos are scattered widely. Having a buying plan can help.
Fixing up the interior of your Mustang is an important part of the restoration process. Though reupholstering your Mustang's seats takes a lot of patience, it's an installation that's worth the effort. These are the steps to follow as well as some of our best tips and tricks for getting a perfect install.
Adding new wheels to your 1994-2004 Mustang will make a big difference in terms of style. Check out this guide for an overview of some of the best rims for your ride.
If your F-150's backup camera isn't working anymore, it can be a serious annoyance. From a blown fuse to a misaligned shifter, there are plenty of reasons why your truck's hindsight isn't 20/20 anymore.
To achieve better performance and great sound, aftermarket exhaust kits are some of the most popular upgrades for Focus ST owners. Check out our guide to start your search for the best one for your ride.
If you are looking to upgrade your JL or JK Wrangler's suspension system, then a new set of shock absorbers can be just what you need. If you are looking to replace some broken shocks, or simply give them an upgrade, this is the guide for you.
The Focus ST stock wheels are pretty well-regarded in the enthusiast community, but drivers love to add their own style by swapping them for some aftermarket rims. Check out our guide to find the best wheels for your Focus ST.
The first generation of Mustang saw significant changes in the engine lineup from one year to another. Using the engine code from your Mustang's data plate, you can find out important information about your Mustang's engine. This breakdown offers specifics on each of the many available engines from the Mustang's first generation.
If you have a New Edge Mustang, then there are countless ways you can modify it to improve its performance and style. Get a new exhaust note or personalize the appearance so it's perfect for you. These are some of our favorite modifications for New Edges.
Coilovers are a popular suspension upgrade for Mustangs due to their customization and handling benefits, but given how many options are available, it can be hard to choose. These are the features and benefits to be on the lookout for to make sure that you select the best coilovers for your S550 Mustang build.
Discover the horsepower and torque figures for each model year and variant of the SN95 Ford Mustang. If you’re ready for even more power, check out our recommendations for ways to take those numbers to the next level.
Changing the look of your calipers without an expensive brake overhaul or risky painting job is easy with brake caliper covers. Available in a variety of colors and patterns, these simple appearance upgrades are easy to install and can completely change the look of your Mustang's wheels. Here’s how to install them.
If you don't know which headlights to pick for your JL Wrangler or your Jeep Gladiator, then you ought to check out this guide. Matt from CJ Off-Road's YouTube team gives his top picks for replacement headlights for either vehicle.
Whether you're trying to correct a dent or putting in a patch after removing rust, this guide walks you through how to properly contour, sand, prime, and paint your Mustang so that when you're finished it looks as good as new.
To protect their classic car or truck from the elements during winter, many enthusiasts opt to put it into storage. Read this guide for some tips on how to properly protect your vehicle from the cold.
If you are looking for a gift for that special light-duty truck owner in your life, then check out this gift guide.
If you are looking to give a gift to the owner of an F-100 or first-generation Bronco, then look no further than this classic Ford truck gift guide.
Our gift guide will help you find the perfect present for every C10 enthusiast on your holiday shopping list. Whether you're looking for a few stocking stuffers or something to drop their jaw, our list has a variety of presents for every budget.
Looking for a gift for someone who's really into classic Mustangs? This complete gift guide walks through multiple options at every price point.
Whether you’re doing some shopping for yourself or trying to find a top-notch gift for friends and family, this handy guide will help you get the best S550 Mustang present this holiday season! There’s something for every budget and every type of enthusiast.
If you are looking for a gift for a Jeep Gladiator owner, then this gift guide is for you. Check out the best gifts from big to small that you can give that special Gladiator owner in your life this holiday season.
If you're looking for the perfect present for someone who has a Fox Body Mustang, then this list has something for every price point and experience level.
Shopping for the perfect holiday gift is usually tough, but for the Mustang enthusiast in your life, we’re here to make things easier. Check out this guide to find some great S197 gifts for any budget.
The SN95 Mustang offers immense potential for aftermarket customization. Check out our breakdown of top gifts for the holiday season, to find a gift for yourself, friends, or family.
For Focus ST and Fiesta ST owners, customizing their rides can be just as much fun as driving them. This handy holiday gift guide will help you find a great gift at any budget, even if you’ll just be “giving” it to yourself!
The 2005-2010 Mustangs are endlessly moddable, whether you have a GT or V6. From getting drag-strip level performance to simply adding a few visual upgrades, the aftermarket has options for every enthusiast.
There’s a wide range of different aftermarket exhaust options for owners of the 2005-2010 Ford Mustang. Whether you’ve got the GT or V6, check out our guide to help you find the best options for your car.
From the first stages of research and preparation to applying those final finishing touches, our Fox Body Mustang restoration guide walks you through the restoration process. Though you’ll have a lot of choices to make, it’s tough to go wrong with a Fox Body as long as you plan out your restoration in advance.
Ford’s CoPilot360 is a group of technology features, including some semiautonomous ones, that aid in providing driver safety and comfort. Many are now standard on almost all Ford models, while others are available as part of optional packages.
These are our favorite modifications for EcoBoost Mustangs. No matter what your build goal is, there are Mustang modifications for every build and budget.
RPO codes can tell you a lot about the original equipment of your classic Chevy truck, but first, you've got to figure out what the codes mean. This list acts as a decoder, letting you search by equipment or code to learn more about your truck.
Turning a six-cylinder classic Mustang into a V8 is a popular conversion. If you've got a great classic Mustang but just wish it had two more cylinders here are all of the necessary components and steps. Whether you want a period correct conversion or a more modern solution, we've evaluated some of the most popular engine choices.
The Ford F-150 Raptor is a capable off-road truck straight from the factory. But whoever said more performance and utility were a bad thing? Some of the best Raptor upgrades include new wheels and tires, cold air intakes, and brakes.
F-150 trucks have a lot of options for exhaust upgrades. Whether you’re interested in what options are out there, or how a certain brand compares, we cover it all in our guide to F-150 exhausts.
Whether you’ve noticed a leak or just installed a new windshield, you’ll need to reseal the area around the glass. Here’s how to seal your windshield and make sure your interior stays nice and dry.
In this guide, we take a look at the three main types of tops available on the Wrangler JL: The Sunrider soft top, Freedom Top hardtop, and power-operated Sky soft top. Each offers unique pros and cons, but there are always aftermarket options that can help give you the best of all worlds.
It can be tough to know where to start when you’re looking for the perfect set of wheels for your Jeep Wrangler JL. Our handy guide will give you a great place to start.
When it comes to exhaust mods for the Jeep JL Wrangler, there are a lot of great options. Whether you want to install a cat-back or axle-back system, or just want to add some great exhaust tips, here are what improvements you can expect from each exhaust modification.
The Ford Ranger was offered in a wide variety of colors through its many years. If you're not sure whether you have a Bright Red or Toreador Red Ranger, find your code here before looking for touch-up paint.
It might not be as fun as shopping for cars, but selling your vehicle is simply the other side of the coin. By making a solid advertisement for your car, you’re on the right track to attracting the right customers and getting a fair price.
Learn about the main differences between hydraulic and electric power steering, what the Mustang uses, and what the latest technology is that might be widespread in the coming years.
Restoring classic pickups involves a lot of planning and a lot of work, but by planning your restoration process in advance and being prepared you can also have a lot of fun.
When the time comes to sell your vintage Ford truck, it can be confusing to know where to start. Use this guide as a jumping-off point to prep your F-100 for sale.
Fixing sagging headliner is an easy way to improve the appearance of your vehicle's interior. The earlier you address headliner damage, the more likely it is that you'll be able to repair your existing headliner instead of replacing it.
One of the best things about the Jeep Gladiator is that it is a convertible. With the right know-how, you can be riding in a fully open-air pickup truck in no time.
1978 Chevy C/K trucks were immediately popular in their own time and remain so today. If you’re wondering what the original specifications looked like for these trucks, or what options were favorites from the factory, here are all the relevant numbers and facts.
1974 was the first-generation Bronco’s most popular year. The specifications, features, and options shed some light on why 1974 Broncos continue to be so sought after. Here are all of the specs and features to know if you’re on the hunt for a ‘74, or working on restoring one.
Auto manufacturers use codes to easily tell the difference between paint shades. These codes can usually be found on the sticker located on the door jamb, but if you've lost yours or just want to find out what other colors were available this year, this guide includes all known Chevy C10 paint codes.
With dozens and dozens of paint colors used over the years for Ford’s F-100 pickup truck, trying to find your exact shade can be a daunting task. To make things easier, we’ve compiled this paint code reference guide to help you with touch-ups and repainting.
Lowered classic pickups are popular, and can look fantastic, if you’ve always admired the look of a lowered C10 and wondered how you could drop your truck, here are some of the possibilities and how much drop you can expect from each.
LS swapping a C10 truck is a great engine swap due to the small block structure of the LS engine. This guide will walk you through the basics of getting started on your classic truck engine swap.
Although you can’t truly replicate the subtle attributes and 5.2-liter flat plane crank engine of the GT350, there are some standout upgrades that you can add to your Mustang GT to bring it much closer to looking, feeling, and driving like its higher-performing stablemate.
Roush and Ford Performance teamed up to make a great supercharger. Here are the specifications of what makes it special as well as a video and step-by-step guide for installation.
Whether you've been in an accident or just need to touch up paint that's seen better days, it's easier if you know the correct paint code. Though you can look on the driver's side door sticker, if you've long since lost that information this will help you find the correct paint code for your Ford Focus.
There are a lot of things to keep in mind when purchasing a classic C10 pickup. This guide will walk you through some of the red flags, common places to buy from, and how to find your perfect classic Chevy truck.
Your classic Mustang's door tag can give you details about its color, trim, axle, transmission, and more. Use our data plate decoder to learn more about your Mustang's factory condition so you can restore it to its original state.
Coyote swapping a classic Bronco combines modern power and vintage looks. Though this is a perfect combo, getting the Coyote and Bronco to work together is harder than it might seem. Here are some of the parts you’ll need to think about changing to make your Coyote swap work.
If your headlights have started to look dingy or aren't projecting as well as they once did, then it may be time to restore them. Here are the steps to follow to get your headlights looking like new.
Few things contribute as much to the enjoyment of a new vehicle as the trim package or the features that come with it. Here are the different trim levels for every C10 generation from the Custom and Cheyenne options through the Silverado.
If you’re wondering what wheels and tires your Fox Body Mustang originally came with or what size you can upgrade to, this guide will walk you through wheel and tire selection.
One of the best features of the Jeep Gladiator is that it’s fully customizable. Adding modifications allows you to personalize your truck and boost performance. You can install a lift kit for added ground clearance or opt for a new set of wheels. There’s an almost endless amount of mods you can make to your JT.
While many collectors will prefer the more streamlined looks of the earlier generations, the 1967-1972 Ford F-100 trucks are a piece of American history in their own right. Learn more about the revisions made throughout the years to the 5th gen F-series pickups.
If you need a gift for someone who loves classic trucks then you should check out our gift guide for C10, F100, and Bronco related presents.
Cleaning your car’s interior can be a rewarding afternoon’s work, and by taking care of your car inside and out you ensure that you’ll be able to enjoy your car for years to come.
We’ve compiled a maintenance schedule for your Chevy C10 to keep it running well. Here are what services to perform at which intervals, as well as detailed instructions for how to do many maintenance procedures yourself.
If you are restoring your classic Ford Bronco, then you will need to know what paint to use. This list of Bronco paint codes will help you with your restoration.
All of the specs, features, special editions, and changes made for the 2003 Mustang. 2003 was an exciting year for Mustang, especially with the release of the Mach 1 and the much anticipated SVT Cobra, better known as the Terminator Cobra.
Though the factory doors on the Wrangler get the job done just fine, there’s a reason that Jeep made them so easy to remove. You can go completely door-less, or check out the wide range of aftermarket door types to find the best ones for your 4x4.
If your father or any other special dad in your life is an avid off-roader, then this guide is for you. Find out some quick and easy gifts for Dad this Father's Day.
Father’s day is a great opportunity to appreciate not just fathers, but all paternal bonds. No matter what your budget is, there are some great Mustang-themed presents that are sure to please even the pickiest recipient.
If you are restoring an F-150, or you just need to patch up your truck's paint, then this is the guide for you. Here is a list of the names of every paint color and their corresponding color code.
There are many decisions to make when you’re replacing your first generation Mustang’s tires and wheels. Whether you’re interested in what tires your Mustang would have come with, or what tires will fit on your original wheels, this guide includes all of the information about the first generation Mustang’s tires and wheels.
Between 1996 and 2001, many Mustangs were equipped with T45 transmissions. Though these transmissions brought a slew of improvements that we still rely on today, there are several weaknesses that can be addressed through modifications.
Ford's affordable hot hatch offered the U.S. market a fun and practical car that works just as well for autocross as it does for daily driving. Take a look at our definitive guide to learn everything you need to know about the Focus ST.
The lower two trims of the four available on the Jeep Gladiator, the Sport and Sport S, offer identical powertrains, off-road capability, and overall performance. However, the Sport S adds a few more comfort and technology features, plus the ability to add a number of option packages.
Jeep Wrangler wheels are interchangeable with many other Jeep vehicles. There’s also a lot of Wrangler wheel cross-compatibility between generations. If you’re wondering what wheels will fit your Jeep Wrangler, then check out this handy guide. We’ve collected all the info you should know about your stock options as well as everything you should know about picking out your next wheels.
Though there aren’t many differences between the 2001 and 2002 Mustang, there were some exciting new colors introduced and a few small changes that distinguish the two. Perhaps most importantly, the Cobra took a year off while it prepared to stun us in 2003.
There’s no denying that both top trims of the 4x4 Gladiator pickup, the Rubicon and the Overland, offer tons of capability and features. But where do they differ? Read our guide to find out which trim level is best for your lifestyle.
Though it may be tempting to go straight to the open road after you buy a used car, checking these five things will make sure that you and your car get off to a great start.
There are many different types of bumpers for the Jeep Wrangler. Because the factory bumpers are plastic, most people are interested in getting bumpers made of hardier materials, like steel. Aftermarket bumpers come in a variety of styles. Find out which are winch-capable, which are best for off-roading, and which are the lightest in this comprehensive Wrangler Bumper guide.
All of the special features, editions, and detailed specifications for the 2001 Mustang. With two major performance editions released, it was an exciting year for Mustang enthusiasts. 2001 brought the return of the SVT Cobra as well as the first Bullitt Special edition.
We’ve collected every curb weight for every year of the Ford Mustang in one convenient place. Curb weight is an important attribute of a vehicle to understand, though there are some limitations to it that should be considered.
1999 was the first year of the New Edge era, and it brought a slew of new colors, appearance changes, and special editions. Here's everything you ever wanted to know about the 1999 Mustang.
While there aren’t any performance differences between the base and Premium trims of the 2019 Mustang, spending a bit more for the Premium will give you more creature comforts and technology. But is the package worth the price? Read our guide to dive into the features of each trim and find out which one is the right choice for you.
The Tacoma has been around since 1995, and since then, it has changed a lot. See how the Tacoma has evolved over time, and how to spot the differences between first, second and third-generation Toyota Tacomas.
Classic Ford Broncos’ looks might be timeless, but their parts aren’t. Restoring an early Bronco can return it to like-new condition. Restomodding, which adds modern features without losing classic looks, is also a popular option for Broncos. Here’s what you should know about developing your Bronco restoration plan and getting started on this journey.
Though the last year of the SN95 generation before the New Edge facelift didn't change much about the appearance or performance of the Mustang, there were new colors, new special editions, and a few performance tweaks for 1998. Compare the specs for the 1998 Mustang, GT, and Cobra and see what else was new for '98.
CV joints and U-joints help turn the power that comes from your engine into motion. The simple U-joint has been in use for centuries, and is still favored by many because it’s so easy to repair. While CV joints are undoubtedly more complex, they offer several advantages. Not only are they stronger, but they’re also able to operate at a greater range of angles.
A winch is the quintessential off-road tool. While they are simple machines, they aren't necessarily simple to use. This guide explains how winches work, and more importantly, how to safely use them.
Though 1995 was only the second year of the SN95 generation, there were substantial changes to the Mustang, including the return of the Cobra R and the one-year-only trial GTS run. Find out everything you ever wanted to know about the 1995 Mustang here.
If you’re thinking about getting a new engine for your JL Wrangler, there are a lot of options. Here are some of the top engine swap candidates and the pros and cons of each, as well as engine spec comparisons.
If you have ever wondered how much your Jeep Wrangler could tow, then look no further. It doesn't matter if you drive a TJ, a JKU or a JL Wrangler, each of them can tow enough to be useful.
Though 1997 was a carryover year with few changes made to the V6, GT, or Cobra Mustangs, there were still minor cosmetic differences as well as a few special editions and limited edition color choices.
From casual passersby to extremely critical show judges, having a vintage Mustang that has a properly painted engine is sure to impress. Whether you’re restoring a motor from the ground up or just want to apply a fresh coat of paint, check out this guide to find the ideal color for every component.
Out of all the Mustang’s manual transmissions, few have seen nearly as long a life as the T-5. Through three generations of Mustang, the T-5 remained, although it saw several upgrades through the years and there are several different sets of gear ratios depending on your Mustang.
The 1996 Mustang was a notable refresh from the previous year. As Ford adopted new technologies for the Mustang and added significant improvements in performance.
Each vehicle has different fluids and requirements for each. This guide provides an overview of the basics for routine maintenance. Learn about each fluid, when to replace it, and common symptoms of issues.
Sometimes you find the vintage car of your dreams, but it’s got the wrong transmission. Here’s how to swap from automatic to manual transmissions, or vice versa. Changing transmissions might not be the easiest task, but sometimes it’s the only way to get the car of your dreams.
While modern cars are made with extremely precise engineering and design, there are still certain guidelines that should be followed during a new car’s break-in, especially for a performance-oriented model like the Mustang. We’ve put together a guide that covers all of Ford’s recommendations, as well as a few extras that are also worth completing early in your car’s life.
Use this guide to learn how to bleed your car’s brakes and troubleshoot common problems.
Technical specifications, production numbers, interior and exterior color codes, and special editions. Here’s all the information and specs you could ever want to know about the 2000 Mustang, Mustang GT, and Cobra R.
Drivers love the Fiesta ST for its uncompromising hot hatch capabilities, but there’s even more performance waiting to be untapped. Check out our list of top mods to find some popular ways to customize and upgrade yours.
The Focus ST is fantastic in stock form, but with the wide range of aftermarket upgrades available, it’s hard not to want to make a few changes. Check out our best mods list for some ideas on where to start!
The Ram 1500 is a wonderful truck to mod and upgrade. With the right sets of parts, a Ram 1500 can be the ultimate off-roading machine, an even more powerful work vehicle, or a luxurious multi-purposed daily driver. Your truck can be whatever you want it to be, given you treat it to the right upgrades.
Can't decide which mods to install on your Chevy Colorado or your GMC Canyon first? This guide breaks down the best mods from several categories that can help you improve your truck. From cold air intakes to floor mats, this guide has everything to improve the feel, performance, and looks of your midsized GM truck.
The cost of Mustang GTs has been subject to the same ups and downs as its less performance oriented-brethren. Find out how the price has changed over time, and what it would like adjusted to today’s inflation.
The Ram Heavy Duty pickup trucks can be a great daily driver, a hard worker, or take you off-road. Whether you’ve just bought a new Ram Heavy Duty truck or have a well-loved 2500/3500 pickup, these modifications will help you customize your truck into exactly what you want it to be.