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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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1998 Ford F-250 Reviews

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1997 Ford F-250 Reviews

Nice Ride By scranch

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Fanrastic Pulling Vehicle By seandrisc

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1996 Ford F-250 Reviews

Does Everything It Was Designed To By seamac

Top of the line work truck from the 90s. 7.3 was the best deisel ever built bullet proof and pulls like a train. Simple truck that's easy to drive with good visibility. Got a ton of character and simp... Read More

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

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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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