1979 Ford F-150 User Reviews

1979 Ford F-150 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 27 reviews

  • Performance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars4.7 out of 5 stars 4.7 / 5
  • Overall: 4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars4.8 out of 5 stars 4.8 / 5

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"ride" 9 reviews
"power" 8 reviews
"build quality" 4 reviews
"body" 3 reviews
"brakes" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 10 reviews

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Tom writes:
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5

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Nice height, great looks, babe magnet

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notta

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Beauty — Bought brand new out the door $7000.00. Mine was red, 300 6 cylinder, 4 speed trans, 4 wheel drive with lock out hubs. The 300 6 had a lot of power and was very dependable.

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Chris writes:
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5

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Massive power/torque
Very sharp looking
Big block engine...just waiting to be set free with more upgrades

Cons

GAS MILEAGE
rust starting/dumb previous owners cutting rear wheel panels larger

65

Green, Fast, Flashy — Amazing vehicle...from when they made stuff the right way. Terrible mileage, enormous reliability...very fun to drive and tear up asphalt with.

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Kenneth writes:
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5

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Everything

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Nothing

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I Love It — Fast smooth and easy to drive

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sadiemaeb9 writes:
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5
sadiemaeb9
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Good Old Truck — The 73-79 Ford trucks were my first trucks. I'm restoring a 79 Supercab 4x4 now...I love the looks, 4x4 ability, and ease of repairs to these trucks..They just have a great look

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Al writes:
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5

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looked nice and always was readey to work

Cons

terrible gas mileage

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Great Old Truck — three engines later some decent body work and lots of cans of tremclad paint made this a fun beast that was a joy to own

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Craig writes:
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5

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tough runner

Cons

bad on gas

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Durable, Well Built Truck — my dads is 4WD with locking hubs. it has the bedside toolbox. long wheel base. gray in color with full chrome. no lift currently.

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Roger writes:
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5

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Nothing. Hard on gas, terrible ride, noisy as hell.

Cons

Like I said

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Will Climb A Wall. Has A Dana 44 Front And A Ford 9 Inch Rear. Posi Both Ends. Real 4 Wd. — Have had this old Ford since forever. Bought her for 700 dollars back in 1994 and drove her until last year before deciding to give her something back for all she had given me. She is finished in Hot Rod Flatz black and has had just about everything either replaced or rebuilt. Not show quality but I like her. Four speed with creeper granny low. Built back when pickups were pickups and not cars with beds on them like the ones today. The 460 gets about 8 mpg. Better than that when it is parked!

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

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2015 Ford F-150 Reviews

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2014 Ford F-150 Reviews

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2013 Ford F-150 Reviews

Excellent So Far After 14,000 Miles. By Tomc130

Excellent riding vehicle-Cadillac smooth and quiet. Excellent leg room for back seats. No transmission hump in back floorboard. Can fold up backseats and comfortably sleep on floor-lots of room. M... Read More

Great Truck By kthrash

I like the looks, room, power, towing capabilities and it fits in my garage where a F250 will not. Truck gets horrible gas mileage, enough so that I purchased a Subaru to drive on a daily basis, this... Read More

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2012 Ford F-150 Reviews

Awesome By XEODGuy

The ecoboost engine is fantastic, lots of low end grunt, very smooth and effortless but, they should have come with a manual mode selection (different mapping) for better fuel economy. The 3.73 rear e... Read More

Good Allround Pickup By golfnut_bill

Good looking vechicle with plenty power and torgue. It has the 3.5l eco-boost and outshines my old 5.4L in both power and economy. The only thing I don't like is how low it is in the front end. I plan... Read More

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2011 Ford F-150 Reviews

Love It By coreyyoung08

Love how roomy it is and comfortable. Good gas mileage also for a 5.0L getting 16mpg! Also has a feature to run on Compressed Natural Gas. Love the sync feature allowing me to play music through my ph... Read More

Love The Sound Of The Truck Exhaust Note On Spirited Acceleration. By castle55

2011 FORD F150 5.0L V8 32V F/I SMPI The 5.0 V-8 has a Six-Speed automatic powertrain. The 6-speed 6R80 transmission SelectShift Automatic progressive range select and manual electric shift mod... Read More

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