Ford’s Top Secret Aluminum F-150 Testing

By now we are all aware that the 2015 Ford F-150 will be made from aluminum, and we also know that Ford put the truck through a pretty rigorous testing process. What we didn’t know, was that Ford has been testing its aluminum F-150 for quite some time. Not only has it been testing for about 3 years, its test subjects were the general public. The best part is they had no idea they were driving an aluminum truck. Turns out that in 2011 Ford made the current style of the F-150 in six versions that used aluminum to make the cargo box. They handed these six trucks off to

2014 Ford F-150: Tough and Dependable

2014 Ford F-150: Tough and Dependable

The 2014 Ford F-150 looks great and can haul more cargo than any of its competitors! If you need a tough truck that catches eyes as you drive past, then this is the truck for you. With ten different models to choose from, you are sure to find the F-150 that fits your needs. If you’re towing a trailer for your boat or car, you can tow knowing that your F-150 has Trailer Sway Control to keep everything in place. The 2014 Ford F-150 also features a first in class available Trailer Brake Controller to give you control over the breaking on your trailer. It has Class V trailer towing

8th Annual Route 66 Car Truck & Street Rod Show

It’s that time of year again; the 8th annual Route 66 Car Truck & Street Rod Show is just around the corner! Gurley Motor Company has teamed up with the City of Gallup, Gallup Chamber of Commerce, The Gallup Downtown Business Improvement District, Freedom Riders of New Mexico, Red Rock Motor Sports, and Balloonists from the state of New Mexico to give you a weekend full of fun! Join us Friday, July 25th as we kick off the event with a Police led cruise that will start in the Gallup Chamber of Commerce parking lot. On Saturday, July 26th we will be having the big car show! There will be

Ford lands two vehicles on Best for Passenger Safety List

Ford lands two vehicles on Best for Passenger Safety List

Recently, more than 750 vehicles were tested for passenger safety and Ford ended up on the list twice for the top 5. Insure.com conducted the study that primarily analyzed insurance rates to determine which vehicles were best for safety for your passengers. They ultimately decided that the lower the insurance rates were, the safer the vehicle was for its passengers. Coming in at number four on the list is the Ford F-250. With larger vehicles dominating the top ten, it’s no surprise to see the F-250 on the list. Coming in at number one is the Ford F-350. Bigger is definitely better when it comes to protecting passengers. The F-350

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