1986 Ford F-250 User Reviews

1986 Ford F-250 Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 10 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 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:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Overall: 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

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"fuel economy" 6 reviews
"expensive car" 2 reviews

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Robbie writes:
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rolls down the road like a thunder storm

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i cant pass up a gas station

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Bad Ass Old Truck — well what more to say, its an aweosme ford like most fords, looks great, like most bigger engines it sucks down fuel like its going out of style and it is funner than hell to drive, every where you go, the rumble makes heads turn

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

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77_thunderbird writes:
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Solid engine, you can "feel" the truck when u drive, very nice overall, ladies love pickup men

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not the most comfortable rig

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Solid Runner — Great truck. I moved 4 tons of cinderblock with this monster. i've got the 6.9 International and its great. i've been hit in that custom 250 lbs rear bumper more times then i can count. Just keeps ticken

Owner for 15 years, 5 months

Miles Driven per Year:20,000

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1986 Ford F-250 6.9l Diesel 4 X 4 — I got my truck 7 years ago...it was my dad's when he passed away I took it...my mom was going to trade it in on a Mazda Miata! I've had some problems with the glow plug system but I wouldn't trade it for anything!

Owner for 7 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:5,000

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Kalae writes:
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Safe for family transportation

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the cost of fuel

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Will Out Torque Any Other Ford Big Block F-series Truck — Good for hauling heavy loads. It has a 6.9 diesel engine. 4x4 other wise well know as a better truck at this point. Needs aloot of t.l.e. Looking for a face lift in the near future.but a very good running truck in my book.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Caleb writes:
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5

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i love the body stile and sound.

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gas millage

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My Dream Truck — will pull the crap out of a trailer. 4 speed manual trany. 4 inch body lift. gas milage not too bad. bought for 1800. body excellent condition little rust. great headlights. strong grill guard. interior not too bad. strong built. excellent to drive. had only 75000 miles when i bought it. i put 2500 a month on it

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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John writes:
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Just old

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1986 Ford F-250 — Holy crap best vehicle I have owned. The 460 was a monster I wish I still had this truck. The gas mileage was terrible, but oh well the truck was a blast to drive. It had a lot of power in the bottom end all the way through the rpm range.

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Alex writes:
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Solid, reliable, good looking

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Gas milage, and the steering was loose

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Bad Machine Right Here — This truck was just a good solid reliable truck. Drove it all through high school. Could haul anything with it.

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Fordman14 writes:
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Everything but...

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Gas

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One Of The Greats. — Very good drive. Even at around 270,000 plus miles its holding in there. The 351 engine keeps a lot of powere under the hood and the horse power is good too. The funds needed to run this beast? Gas and oil. Thats about it but it will run you a pretty penny.

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

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Jeff writes:
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I love the sound of a diesel.

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Batteries are not cheap and it needs 2 of them.

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It Has 397,000km And Still Going Strong. — It is a 4 speed manual so it is not very quick and it weighs 8800 pounds so it takes a bit to slow it down. For the weight it handles decent. It needs batteries, tailpipe and a rear u-joint. It does not squeak or rattle. The body is a bit rusty but the interior is in pretty good shape. It is a diesel and it is pretty good on fuel for a almost 9000LB truck.

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

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Jason writes:
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To show off the customization.

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It rides rough as hell.

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If You Want One, Let Me Know Ill Build It To Your Liking. — This truck started as a 3/4 ton long box 4x4 that had been slid into a power pole. i paid $200 for the thing. then i tore it down and put the cab and axles on an '82 Bronco frame and with my dads help built a flatbed for it. if you cant tell there is only about 11 inches of clearace between the rear tires and the back of the cab. this thing is super short. Recently i have upgraded the rear springs which added about 4 inches of lift on the rear end. this truck is still classified as an F-250. It only weighs about 2 1/2 ton with the sides and tailgate on the bed. Altogether i've only invested about $900 in it which includes the Bronco that i baught for the frame. my future plans are to level up the front clip and add some larger tires. and if i go crazy i'll through in a 5.9l cummins with an allison trany behind it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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