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The Complicated History of the Ford F-250 and F-350 Trucks 1996-1999

Chilton F150, F250, F250HD, F250SD
In 1997, the Ford F-Series lineup got split in two when the new F-150 was softened and marketed towards a different audience, adopting car-like design, aerodynamics, and comforts. This change turned-off traditional buyers who preferred their trucks to look like trucks. Luckily for them, the old...

Harley-Davidson Twin Cam Powered Bikes History 1999-2012

Harley-Davidson Twin Cam Road King
The Harley-Davidson Twin Cam V-twin motor marked a great leap forward for the motor company in refinement and performance in 1999. Unlike the Evolution motor of the 1980s, or the Shovelhead, or the Panhead, the Twin Cam shared almost no parts or specifications with the original Harley OHV motor of...