1962 Ford F-350 Review
1962 F-350 Ford Pickup Truck — I Have a 1962 Ford F-350 with a 292 cid V8 motor. This truck has been in our family since it was new. The first motor was replaced years ago, and the one it has now is not far from the same fate. Although 2-WD. This truck has seen the crappiest roads you can think of, (mud up to the axles, snow up to the headlights, off road terrain, simply because of where my Dad used to live, and the roads the had back then) and wore out countless sets of tire chains. The original box is long gone. Shook to pieces by the roads back then, and by its own roughness(being a 350, the spring are fairly stiff). Yet This truck can sit for months, I put a battery in it and it starts up like nothin and drives perfectly. This truck was 'REALLY BUILT FORD TOUGH'. Todays trucks wouldn't stand a chance.
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Reviews From Other Years
Own the truck new . Had the 7.3 never had a issue with the truck. I put a chip init when fuel went to $5 a gallon fuel milage went to 23 mpg. All the power you need for hauling or towing. I would reco... Read More
Powerfull engine ment for towing very quick once the turbo catches. rugged and keeps together nomatter whats thrown at it. My dad puts 2 cubes of block on and thats 2 ton each which is 8000 pounds. a ... Read More
I Would Keep It For A Work Ride.
Great work truck/tow rig and off road truck. The gas motor is not the best thing for a truck this size but the fact its a 5 speed makes up for it. The Granny First gear is great. Throw it in 4 LO a... Read More
My Awesome Mobile
Bought this for a reason. 4 doors for room,4x4 for Idaho weather, 1 ton for towing my 20 foot goose-neck trailer. Wish it had the 7.3, but I do love the EFI 460. Love the 4 speed w/ o/d and it not bei... Read More
Ford Pickups Dominate
I love my pickup. It can pull like an ox. It gets great fuel mileage. The box is a little beat up from use but i still think it is a sexy pickup. I love having a diesel pickup, the only thing i dont l... Read More
Overall This Truck Is My Friend !!
I love the performance; Accelerates quickly,pulls like a mule(diesel), strong reliable brakes,handles well for a truck ! Build quality; well Ford still build better than Chevy's plastic toy trucks,... Read More
absoleutly awesome for a gasser! would be awesome with a big cam. love interior. like the lift. not terrible for maintenance costs wish i had more money for mods. not that fun putting gas in. love thi... Read More
Awesome Truck. Done.
It's a FORD and its got a 7.3L IDI Turbo diesel - what's not to like? A beast off or on road! Very fun to drive...and its got balls haha. Gas mileage could be better... bet it does have 202k on the... Read More
Great 4 wheeling but because of non turbo it lacks power. I use it to go back and forth from work. I aslo haul stuffand I go off roading. I named him big red because he is big and red Read More
Good First Vehicle
It was my first truck. very strong, but a gas guzzler. turning radius sucks. 4wd was amazing. i had tons of fun i the mud and she never got stuck. needed rapairs occasionally, but overall a very good ... Read More