1986 Ford F-150 Overview

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4.15 stars

Based on 42 reviews

Fun Truck by Xtina
 — Even though 23ish years have robbed it of some horsepower, this is the best truck I've ever driven. I've got an f-250 turbo-diesel but the handling is terrible, turning radius is bad beyond descriptio... Read More
Great Vehicle For Off Roading Or Hauling by Steve
 — It came with an Inline 6 and I didnt care for the inline with a 3 speed so I swapped the engine to a 302 and put dual exhaust with new headers on it. It gets to highway speed REALLY easy and 4 wheel d... Read More
Great Work/fun Loving Truck, Durable, Never Lets You Down. by Xavier_Creed
 — 1986 F150, inline six, 3 speed, 2WD. Tough as nails truck, flexible, hard working, fun to drive. Body starts to rust in all the typical Ford places, does ride like a grain truck when it gets really co... Read More

1986 Ford F-150 Overview

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1986 Ford F-150

Buyers of the 1986 Ford F-150 had slightly fewer choices than in the previous model year.  The powerful fuel-injected 5.0 liter Windsor V-8 was the only 5-liter V8 engine on offer; diesel and straight-six engines were also available.

The 86 Ford F150 came off the line in the XL, XLT, and XLT Lariat trims, with extended-cab 4-door supercab and 2-door cab setups.  Extended bed models  proved ideal for farm and ranch use; short beds were prized by off-road enthusiasts, who loved the versatility and rugged 4-wheel capability of the 1986 Ford F150.

The 86 Ford F-150 is a real workhorse of a pickup, and there are plenty of these durable beauties still on the streets today.  Tuners love them for their baseline reliability, and you'll see them all tricked out and ready to roll.  Gas mileage, though, isn't one of their selling points; you might get 18 highway, 14 city out of your 1986 Ford F-150 if you're careful!

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Mikeb2694
5

86 F150 Lacks Power

It wont go uphill without loseing speed,even with the gas pedal on the floor , the motor wont even increase in rpm with it in gear and the gas floored.Tried rebuilding the carb it helped some an...

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crmiv67
65

Please Help. I Have An 86 Ford F150 , 302 Efi, Automatic. I Have Been Worki...

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Garrett1569
0

I Need Info On Aftermarket Efi Systems

I have gone through 2 Weber carbs in the past year due to cold weather this is my daily driver and I need reliability with a bit of performance I have a 300 I6 with a RV cam Offenhauser intake a DUI...

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roybro
20

I Recently Took My Truck To Some Mechanic With A Frame Puller He Did A Grea...

9 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)
gamecockjoe
10

My 86 F150 W/inline 6 Needs Jumping To Start.

I have a 86 F150 w/inline 6. I have a problem that started the other day. I had the battery tested and it is good and I took the alternator to 2 different parts stores and it tests good. It starts if...

62 views with 11 answers (last answer 4 weeks ago)