1986 Ford F-150 User Reviews

1986 Ford F-150 Review Ratings

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  • Performance:3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars3.4 out of 5 stars 3.4 / 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:4.3 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
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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PROS
"power" 12 reviews
"ride" 11 reviews
"reliable car" 6 reviews
"build quality" 3 reviews
"speed" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 15 reviews
"power" 5 reviews
"paint job" 3 reviews
"small power" 2 reviews
"window" 2 reviews

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Mike writes:
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3

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nice ride

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nothing

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Best Truck Ever — best dam truck i have ever had was a tank that hauled ass. not bad gas mileage. ran great built great cause its a ford and built ford tuff. was a awsome truck to drive even more funn with the gass pedal slamed to to the floor

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

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Rob writes:
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it was just an ok truck

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It was a headache trying to keep it running

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I Was Disappointed That It Only Lasted A Short Time — Another well used truck before I bought it. I hauled horses in a steel box in the bed. I only got about a years used out of this truck, it wouldnt stay running and i replaced a ton of sensors on it.

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

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Cam writes:
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Love My Truck

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Gas

35

Love It — Mustang 302 Swap out of a 93 Mustang Cobra, Crap gas but lots of power. Beefed up stereo, 33" tires. Viper alarm with all the bells and whistles. Love to see the little hondas in the rear-view mirror. Especially kids with daddies car

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

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Christian writes:
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Tons of torque to pull anything,

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not very fast

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In-line Six Cylindre Engine 4.9l 300cu/in, 4x4, Very Tuff — long lasting engine (300 k/miles easy ! hear of 400k/miles done by somme !) easy to fix, low cost parts .. btw ; originals galipers, alternator, p/b, p/s, trany, t-case, drive-shafts ! it's not very fast but have impressive handling even under load ! I bought this truck 15 years ago, I've made 1500miles rides with a caravan every years (that's why I bought this truck, to pull ! and he did it, quite well !) I'm very satisfied !

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Chris writes:
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4

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Its a Ford!

Cons

Gas Prices

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Its A Good Old Truck — Performance: acceleration sucks, brakes suck,handling sucks but hey its a old truck.. Build quality: never breaks down and just keeps ticking Appearance: love it Cost: cheap truck to fix but gas milage and prices kill you Fun Factor: yes this truck is a load of fun

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

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Colin writes:
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5

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cant kill it.

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4.9 1 brl.carb lacked power,but had decent tork.

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1986 F-150 Custom. — tough truck,4.9 in line 6 cyl,sold it with 460,000kms,with no major problems.the proformance was not that good but over all a good truck.i beat the tar out of that truck and it still was running well when i sold it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Dan writes:
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built tough

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none

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Best Truck In The World — the only thing i dont love about it is its fuel injected but i love that it is the old body style not the new ugly rounded style the performance is the best the only thing needed repaired was basic stuff oil,filters,brake pads and leaf springs thats why i love it

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

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Michael writes:
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u wont get stuk

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there are none

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Itll Get R Done — i like that it hauls when i need it to and i have been able to build certain accessories to it like racks on it new speaker system and radio. i also like how it handles in the snow especially when its icy

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

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Julian writes:
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American Power

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It's old and don't start when it's cold

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Once You Get The Engine Rebuilt — For an old truck, it do and almost out perform some of the new ones. Build quality is spot on, solid. Fun factor for me is that it's a four speed transmission and I never use 1st gear. Cost of ownership less than a $1000.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Brandon writes:
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Dad bought it

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poor gas milage

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Pretty Good For Year — OK good for playing around yet still get the job done Built for a work truck not really a performance machine. 500 dollars and it was mine. Now its worth about 1500 to 2000 Dollars. No fun if you try to show off

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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