1986 Ford F-150 User Reviews

1986 Ford F-150 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 42 reviews

  • 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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"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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Rob writes:
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3

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it was just an ok truck

Cons

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

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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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lctenorsax writes:
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drives great, handles good, perfect truck

Cons

gas mileage

lctenorsax
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My First Truck And The Last One I'll Ever Sellr — This is first truck i got and the last one i'll ever sell. they are nearly indestructible and 3rd gear is hard to find and its fun to laugh at new drivers! maintenance is easy but its an old truck.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Mike writes:
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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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Colin writes:
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5

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cant kill it.

Cons

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

2,495

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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Tyler writes:
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good dependable truck

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it's an old truck

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A Good Old Truck — I owned it recently so it handled like you would expect an old truck would, it needed some repairs but considering it was over 20 years old it was expected, 80's styling was not especially good for any vehicle but it's 4x4 short bed look helped. it was a 4 spd 300ci inline 6 and it got about 12 mpg. the 4 spd made it fun but the i6 isnt exactly the fastest engine

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Michael writes:
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u wont get stuk

Cons

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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ty4107 writes:
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almost everything besides gas mileage

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bad gas mileage

ty4107
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One Hell Of A Truck — The trucks a beast, it's a 302, except with elderbrock intake, carb, and heads, plus a set of unknown brand headers. Its a 4 speed 4x4 with granny low and yesterday we had 16+ inches of snow where i live plus the drifts built up in front of my truck and the truck started immediatly and drove right down my country drive way in 4 wheel drive in 2nd gear the whole time without a problem, that truck amazes me. not only that i get compliments all the time. Oh ya and the best part is, if you get bigger tires and get a lil lift, no one ever rides your ass : )

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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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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