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DoglegFirst DoglegFirst Jul 03, 2019.

It's Time for Ford to Bring Out the Corvette Killer They Lack

It's Time for Ford to Bring Out the Corvette Killer They Lack

Ford and the Thunderbird most recently parted on bad terms. The Thunderbird's most recent iteration became a heavy, ugly, slow attempt at a cruiser. But it wasn't always that way. The Thunderbird was something special once upon a time.

The Thunderbird was originally a big, heavy, handsome cruiser. While a direct competitor to the Corvette, Ford didn't market the Thunderbird as a sports car. It...

DoglegFirst DoglegFirst Oct 11, 2017. 2 comments

Why I'll Never Forgive Ferrari

Why I'll Never Forgive Ferrari

The Lancia Stratos is one of the prettiest cars. It sounds amazing. It ruled rally. One can even draw a line from the conception of the Stratos to the beginnings of Group B rally. Part of it's appeal comes from it's heart: a Dino V6.

There's something special about Ferrari, There is no way to deny it. Whether your love roots from the classic 250 GTO, to the oft-lauded F40, to the cocaine...

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DoglegFirst DoglegFirst Apr 03, 2015. 3 comments

Is the Flathead Feasible?

Is the Flathead Feasible?

I was reading about the Ford flathead, and the main problem for the engine was compression ratio. There were a few other problems, but the main problem seemed to be bad compression capabilities. So, with turbos and forced induction becoming the norm, could the flathead be feasible again? I was supposed to be studying for an exam, so my thinking was at its peak capabilities. Despite this...

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