A Brief History of the Route 66 Car, Truck, & Street Rod Show

A Brief History of the Route 66 Car, Truck, & Street Rod Show

For the last 11 years in a row, Gurley Motor Company has partnered with the Gallup community to put on the Route 66 Car, Truck, & Street Rod Show, a weekend-long event starting the last Friday of July.   While the first Route 66 Car, Truck, & Street Rod Show way back in 2006 was just a little car show, it has now evolved to be the “Route 66 Freedom Weekend.” During the Freedom Weekend, downtown Gallup is transformed, with daily cookouts, a stellar Saturday car show, a police-escorted parade, family activities, and more. Day and night, kids and adults alike take part in celebrating one of America’s favorite things—the

Ford Employee and Son Break Hot Wheels Loop World Record

Ford Employee and Son Break Hot Wheels Loop World Record

After a recent stunt at his workplace, Matt West is definitely in the bidding for world’s coolest dad. West, a Ford employee, and his son, Blade, recently broke the world record for largest Hot Wheels ramp. The Detroit Free Press reports that the story began when West was tooling around with his Hot Wheels tracks he had as a kid. He found that he could link them up with his son’s tracks. The loop he was building “kept getting bigger.” At some point in his backyard, West had a 5-foot loop. After doing some research, West wanted to created a 12.5 foot loop to break the then-record, which was 9.9

Just how tough will the 2015 Ford F-150 be?

Just how tough will the 2015 Ford F-150 be?

By now we all know that the brand new 2015 Ford F-150 will be making a big change in production. The truck we know and love will now be made out of aluminum, but it definitely doesn’t take away from it’s toughness! Since a lot of us like to drive our trucks hard, we want to talk a little about how the new F-150 will be made. While spot welding is used on pretty much all steel bodies, these bad boys will be held together by rivets. Spot welding is a much easier process, and while rivets will take more time and precision, each one must be perfectly inserted, so