1978 Ford F-250 User Reviews

1978 Ford F-250 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 9 reviews

  • Performance:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Appearance:3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars3.6 out of 5 stars 3.6 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5
  • Overall: 4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars4.9 out of 5 stars 4.9 / 5

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66Galaxie78F250 writes:
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5

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Dependable, tough, long lasting.

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Rattles and lacks good insulation

66Galaxie78F250
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1978 F-250 Custom W/low Gear Manual. 4x4 Long Bed Single Cab. — One of the most reliable trucks I've ever had, all The original equipment still works from factory. A/C, radio, speedo and gauges, lights. Not a luxury vehicle but a good dependable work horse. Wouldn't ever trade for any other work truck.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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DavidH25 writes:
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4

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Powerful, dependable as can be expected for a 1978

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9mpg. and only 16 gallon tank.

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Great Truck. — I bought this truck new in 1978 and it's on it's second engine, mileage about 280,000, second transmission and third transfer case. It goes through U~Joints, (it has six of them) more often than I think it should. It came from factory with a 2bbl and at the time Warranties were only 12,000 miles or 12 months. So after warranty ran out I put an Edelbrock intake and a Holley 600cfm and gave me noticeable more HP

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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David writes:
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5

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looks and fun to drive

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nothing really...no flaws in the build of the truck

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1978 F-series Truck — love everything about it..its been a great truck and a fun one to restore. ford nailed it when they built this style of truck when it comes to body lines, the truck looks, how it rides for being a 3/4 ton and the performance...nothing i dont love about it

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Cody writes:
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Its a beast

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Poor gas milage

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Big Red — She is a beast and will go anywhere you need it to......the mud don't stop those 40inch tires.....she sure does love the gas though thats the only down fall 5 miles to a gallon gets old really quick.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Warren384 writes:
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All

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Nature Took its Toll

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Every One Knows It — Been Around for 30 years. Dad bought it new in 78. Has a built 460 w/ C-6. Dana 60's F/R 4:10 Gears. Done everything you could think of and some you cant. Old Fords are the best Run Forever. Best Manufacturer. Fords forever. First On Race Day.

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David writes:
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Power, sound

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4 speed tranny.  Can't go too fast on the freeway

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This Is A Great Truck For The Money — I absolutely love this truck. I thought it looks like a redneck truck....well it does....but I love it anyway. The truck has a ton of power, and with no cats or mufflers...the truck sounds awesome

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Steven writes:
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awesome truck

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hard on gas

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Truck I Had In Highschool — 1978 f-250 with a 351 in it. 33in mudding tires and a 3in lift. it was a pretty sweet truck when i had it but was really hard on gas so i sold it to my brother and he uses it as his work truck now.

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jimmy4u writes:
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ome truck!

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none

jimmy4u
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This Truck Is A Rare Find — absolutely love this truck!! with the snofighter package....this truck is all heavy duty! what a great find......the 12 hour trip to go pick it up was well worth it!!! this is my baby now.....im in love with it.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Caleb writes:
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its awesome

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I Love It — its rough and tough. its gonna be what my wood hauler and i will pull trailer with it. its a work in progress. it was made when they build good vehicles, new stuff is to complicated and overpriced. built ford tough with a dana 60 rear and dana 44 straght axle front, and yes its a 3/4 ton with the same amount of springs as 1 ton.

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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1999 Ford F-250 Reviews

Built Ford Tough By Justin

Performance aspect of this truck is great all around, the 5.4 L V8 has enought horse power and torque to pull just about anything, acceleration is quick and smooth, handles surprisingly well for a lar... Read More

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Nice truck, 21 MPG and 280 HP engine. Love the look and the fact it has backseats although a little small. Short bed is short but plenty of room for me. Good towing power and a blast to drive. Rice ... Read More

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1998 Ford F-250 Reviews

Great Truck To Own By Garrett

5.4 V8 So its got power to go, Towing capable to take a camper and bikes anywhere. Positracktion is a plus both tires spin instead of just one. Not the greatest on gas but not the worst on gas. Add... Read More

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1997 Ford F-250 Reviews

Nice Ride By scranch

its got a great diesel eng and 4x4 works awesome, auto tranny is great all around perfect truck. I have towed lots of thing with my f-250 ford and never had any troubles out of it, the 7.3 powerstroke... Read More

Fanrastic Pulling Vehicle By seandrisc

overall the vehicle is I good vehicle it pulls and hauls everything I want it to do it is a great utility vehicle it takes me off road and it gets me through heavy snow with ease overall I love owning... Read More

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1996 Ford F-250 Reviews

Great For Its Purpose. Built To Haul Loads/pull Trailers,or Equipment. By Fall_city4john

More work than I wanted. I Like the longevity of a Diesel engine but not real happy with all the extra money spent on fuel and repairs as I'm not really a mechanic type and unfamiliar with Diesel eng... Read More

Great Truck By dstemmons

I only paid $700 for this truck. With $250 in repairs, it has run like a champ. It's perfect for towing my 32' camp trailer. Back seats are small and typical for an extended cab truck. Ride is rough s... Read More

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1995 Ford F-250 Reviews

Awesome 7.3l Powerstroke By nra1ifer

Overall, I really like this truck. I LOVE the smell of diesel! Works great for what I bought it for (to pull a travel trailer), and I do the maintenence myself, which helps on the cost. Could have use... Read More

Good Work Truck By Kevinsawesome

Well, its been good so far, had a few issues with it but the cost to repair was pretty affordable so far. once i resolve all the issues with it i am sure it will be a great truck again! Read More

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