I am not a Ford person--I am a Chevy guy, but I do think this truck deserves some recognition for its overall integrity. Base engine was an inline 6-cylinder. The alternator failed and the red warning light came on. Even though the 6-cylinder engine nearly matches torque output of a 5. I average around 16-19 mpg, depending on how hard I put my foot down in 85% non-highway driving.
Regular-cab models easily hold three adults, though the center rider straddles the transmission tunnel. Tall and square, Ford trucks can be blown around in heavy crosswinds, but otherwise hold the road well—even with an empty cargo box. The reason the mileage hasn't changed is that the cable broke a long time ago according to the other owner. This truck had two gas tanks, which means a fuel pump in each tank. While she was road worthy it was hard on front tires, but I think this was to blame on bad front bushings. Ford did an awesome job putting this package together. General Comments: Yes, it has needed repairs i.
A long-bed regular cab rode a 133-inch wheelbase, holding an 8-foot cargo bed. No one knows how many miles it has on it, but I'm sure it's a fair few. The overall size and visibility make driving much easier as well. Cabin was a good size, looked a lot better when you ripped the headliner out. Definitely not a truck for the weak.
ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. Also the interiors plastics are crap. Dashboards are better after 1991, with an easy-to-use climate system and audio controls grouped near the driver. Model year 1990 Year of manufacture 1990 First year of ownership 2001 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 4. I trailered it home, put in a battery and fuel pump, and it started up and runs perfect. Was easy to maintain myself and cheap to insure and license.
You could operate the simple controls by feel, without taking your eyes off the road. Six months later, the only thing I've done was two oil changes and a tire rotation, but the tire rotation was free. Cabin was a good size, looked a lot better when you ripped the headliner out. Driver's side door lock doesn't work properly. The handling and ride of this truck is very good, though on rough roads it sometimes isn't pleasant.
The clutch is heavy and quick to engage, and parking in the city can be a challenge if you're not a skilled driver. Power at all ranges when you need it. Model year 1990 Year of manufacture 1990 First year of ownership 2001 Most recent year of ownership 2008 Engine and transmission 4. Stepping up further, Ford had a 230-horsepower 7. Available 4-wheel drive was an on-demand, part-time system.
She served her purpose at the time, but made her way to the corner of my buddies yard were she sat for a good 2 years before Matt and I got our hands on the Ford. Also had really good brakes considering the condition of the truck in general. Windshield wiper motor is wearing out intermittent feature turns off abruptly after 1 minute. Yes Review Date: 16th September, 2013 Faults: Some minor rust over the rear wheel wells, and the paint is not in the best condition on the bed. The ride is excellent on the highway at any speed.
DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. Even after automatics were phased in, manual hubs remained an option. I was only 5 minutes from home. Engine would even run with the oil pan blown off, no oil and slowly seizing valve heads. Transmission: Automatic Color:Blue Interior Color: Tan Average Vehicle Review: 4. Faults: Ignition Modular has failed 3X requiring tow.
Windshield wiper motor is wearing out intermittent feature turns off abruptly after 1 minute. General Comments: I bought the truck from the son of the original owner who had died 10 years before. It didn't owe me a nickel :- Model year 1990 Year of manufacture 1990 First year of ownership 1990 Most recent year of ownership 2011 Engine and transmission 4. Rust, yeah, and a lot of things that make a racket going over train tracks, but overall, very good. When I got there for the appointment. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. Great truck, wish I had bought it years ago.