Angeles Auto Show has gained a reputation as the premier car and truck
expo to debut and display environmentally friendly vehicles.
Sports' (GAS) custom Ford F-450 was first seen last month at the SEMA
but it's prominently featured in the truck section of Ford's display
have heard of Galpin's garage. It's where cars
and trucks are modified for MTV's Pimp My Ride.
up with SAE Energy to modify the F-450's 6.4-liter Power Stroke diesel
engine, so it can run on either B100 biodiesel or hydrogen. The use
of biodiesel and hydrogen together can result in decreased
emissions and improved mileage compared to a conventional diesel engine.
its diesel-hydrogen setup can be fitted without significant engine
modifications, using a combination of gas delivery components
and an electronic control system to provide efficient alt-fuel delivery.
The ECU constantly monitors engine performance and will shut
hydrogen flow to the engine if it operates outside of design parameters. The
F-450 stores its hydrogen in composite tanks mounted in the bed.
with envy wanting to park this truck in our driveway!
Ford F-450 Crew Cab 4x4
6.4-liter Power Stroke Diesel V8
5-speed automatic transmission
overhead cam twin turbo biodiesel with selectable B100 biodiesel
or hydrogen fuel
Industries "Quad Link" upper and lower adjustable suspension
3-inch coil-over front and 2.5-inch "Piggy-back" reservoir rear shocks
Wheels and Tires:
forged dually wheels
Mudders 335/55/22 tires
brushed aluminum and GAS green paint with GAS logo design
Auto Sports-built roll-bar with hydrogen tank mount system and 9-inch
HID fog lights
Auto Sports custom built front brush guard with HID fog lights
Auto Sports custom front fender aluminum badging and 7-inch LCD monitor
front and rear captains chairs upholstered with Edelman leather
design and interior fabrication by Galpin Auto Sports
Auto Sports custom audio system featuring JL Audio 8-inch W7 subwoofers,
JL Audio "Splash" series amps, dual audio-video systems, Apple iPhone
integration, bluetooth, and Alpine navigation system