F.A.S.T. originally started in May 1995 after a number of officers and advisors from another Ford cylinder journal broke away to start this new organization. We started publishing our own newsletter in August, 1996. That newsletter has grown into a nice magazine, referred to as the F.A.S.T. Magazine. It is now published four times per year on a regular schedule and has won awards from both MARC and MAFCA. Our magazine has technical articles, event reports, letters from members, and a section for member's free ads. It also has information from vendors of equipment and services for our vehicles.
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Phil and Cami Barrows' ‘57 Chevy 150
Phil bought his ‘57 in 1978 and it was his regular daily driver for years, and his favorite memory is leading a parade of classic Chevys from the church with his bride Cami to their reception on his wedding day! But a few years ago Phil got the urge to rebuild the car.
Toyota/Save Mart 350 Where rubbing is racing!
Kyle Larson dominated an action-filled Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
Jim and Saraina Silva's Early 1955 Chevy Pick-Up!
In September of ’83, Jim (15 years old), his father, brother George and longtime friend Jerry Glover piled into his dad’s ’53 truck and headed to Stockton in search of a truck.
FERRARI DAY AT THE BLACKHAWK MUSEUM
CLASSIC CHEVYS ON TREASURE ISLAND!
Recently Ron Pfisterer invited me to tag along with him for a Classic Chevy Club gathering on Treasure Island in the heart of the San Francisco Bay. It wasn’t widely publicized, it was just a gathering of locals.
Beyond City Limits Presents Ocean Beach Cars and Coffee
Windmills, beaches, dogs, & cars!
EFI FUEL SYSTEM INSTALLATION
In the last issue of HOT CARS magazine we installed the heart of our EFI system, the Holley Sniper throttle body.
My family lived in North Long Beach, CA, so you just KNOW I had a great first half of a childhood right in the middle of Custom Car Land. My first car show was in 1951 at the Pan Pacific Auditorium with my Dad. Larry Watson’s first shop was 3 1/2 blocks from our house.
CRAIG CHERRY 1964 FORD GALAXIE
Craig Cherry’s Galaxie is a perfect example of a muscle car time capsule.
CRAIG CHERRY 1938 Chevrolet Cabriolet
While walking through Craig Cherry’s massive car collection one car stuck out and caught my attention more than the others; it was his 1938 Chevrolet Cabriolet.
YOU CAN'T MAKE ME
A growing number of Americans see vaccine mandates as an affront to personal liberty. Experts worry a spike in childhood diseases could follow
As last season's top new drama returns, undercover vigilante Robyn McCall (Queen Latifah) teams with the cop who once wanted to expose her. Det. Marcus Dante (Tory Kittles) asks the motorcycle-riding badass to help him catch bank robbers who killed police officers-an investigation that will lead to top levels of U.S. intelligence and politics. Showrunners Terri Edda Miller and Andrew W. Marlowe tell us more.
Ford Foundation's Darren Walker: ‘We Have to Get Uncomfortable'
DARREN WALKER, 62, disrupted his Wall Street life more than 25 years ago when he left what is now UBS Group AG to volunteer at a school and eventually pursue a career in community development and philanthropy. Since 2013 he’s been at the pinnacle of the philanthropic world as president of the Ford Foundation, created by the family of automaker Henry Ford during the Great Depression to advance human welfare.
OUTDOOR ADVENTURES BY YYOTA
Points To Consider When Building An Adventuremobile
Ford to Add 10,800 Jobs Making Electric Vehicles, Batteries
Ford and a partner company say they plan to build three major electric-vehicle battery factories and an auto assembly plant by 2025 — a dramatic investment in the future of EV technology that will create an estimated 10,800 jobs and shift the automaker’s future manufacturing footprint toward the South.
A Lowered and Bagged Childhood Dream Come True
THE SECRET WEAPON
WITH ITS LIFT KEEL OPTION, JEANNEAU’S SO410 HAS A POTENT TRUMP CARD: IT HAS THE DRAUGHT OF A CLASS 40, YET CAN ALSO NOSE INTO THE SHALLOWS. TOBY HODGES WAS INTRIGUED
2022 Ford Maverick
Small truck, small price, big mpg.
THE REAL DEAL
FORD’S LONG-AWAITED BRONCO IS ABSOLUTELY LEGIT
DIFF DROP OR NOT I’m upgrading my lift kit from a budget Pro Comp kit to the Ironman 4x4 Foam Cell Full Kit (2–3-inch lift, new shocks, coils, full leaf pack, and carrier bearing drop kit) on my ’10 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab. The truck is my daily driver and weekend overlanding/camping rig. I don’t do any extreme offroading or rock crawling. Usually trails with softball-sized rocks at most.