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1978 Ford F-150Review
forolio writes:
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Great Example Of What Detroit Used To Be Able To Deliver. — I have a 1978 F150 Ranger Supercab with an 8 ft box. It is in mint shape and I am in the process of restoring it to its original maginificence. The original paint is Orange with a dual tone brown on the sides. The Aluminum trim everywhere, outside and inside is in excellent condition. The extruded rubber on thr trim is perfect. This truck rocks. Long lean and mean and it will last another 30 years.

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

Pros: power torque room style

Cons: How is it on gas? It loves it!

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1978 Ford F-150Review
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No Regrets Here! — Everything was made better with the removal of the 351m, and the swap to the big block! 429, then 460! The 4 speed standard was switched out to a c6 automatic. The rear end has new gears. 3.89 to 1 ratio. The interior is very comfy! The exterior catches the eye. The way it sounds idling, Priceless! It isn't too hard on the pocket book to maintain, and on fuel. Fun Factor A+++++!

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

Pros: Its a truck that goes like a hot car!

Cons: Your afraid of power...

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1978 Ford F-150Review
Tyson writes:
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Good All Around Truck — * Performance - acceleration, braking, handling * Build Quality - good quality cant break them, well.... * Appearance - both interior and exterior styling * Cost of Ownership - bad gas mileage,easy maintenance * Fun Factor - awesome 4x4 truck mud throwin machine, not very good on gas though

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

Pros: power

Cons: gas milage 10 - 15 MPG

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1978 Ford F-150Review
Scott writes:
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Best Ever Built — by far the best model of ford pickup ever built. The performance was not the best but you can always change that. best looking bodystyle ever built.This thing is a kick in the ass to drive because of all the looks you get.

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

Pros: fun to drive

Cons: none

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1978 Ford F-150Review
Jerry writes:
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Work Truck — Performance--decent acceleration, brakes and handles like a tank. Build--Built solid...like a tank Appearance--It's on old truck wat more do u want. Cost--up to $60 dollars a week on fuel. 4x4=$$$ Fun Factor--Yea its fun, cause you got to shift gears(4 speed)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Good motor, runnin' gear. etc.

Cons: Needs a 4''. Lift and 35''

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1978 Ford F-150Review
Nicholas writes:
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Loved It! — What's to be said for classic Detroit iron? Pure 1970's styling at it's peak. With a stout frame, twin I-beam front suspension, a big C-6 automatic transmission and 400 cubic inches of gas-guzzling power it makes you wonder why you bought that sissy V-6 family sedan with the dual airbags, traction control and ABS!

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

Pros: Old school cool

Cons: pain to find ethanol-free gasoline

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1978 Ford F-150Review
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Most Dependable Vehicle I've Owned — I love the fact that it has a straight six with a four speed. its so fun to drive. its in the process of getting headers, intake, carb, lift, and of course bigger tires. it would be nice to have a little more power, but she holds her own. the exhaust is unique, two and a half inch tubing goin into a five foot long chunk of 2x6 square tubing followed by dual 4" chrome stacks and it sounds like a v8.

Pros: not many people run these motors off-road. loud. 4wd

Cons: no air, but who cares. no tilt

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1978 Ford F-150Review
Travis writes:
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Fast, Big Motor, 4x4, Lots To Offer — I love the fact that my truck has a 400 big block and that I only paid 400 cash for it. It could use some paint but the primer gives it character. The truck is solid and has tons of balls. I can hook to a duramax and pull it around. it gets about 11 mpg around town prolly 12 on the highway. It is the Ranger edition with the wood trim inside and chrome trim outside.

Pros: big motor with tons of power

Cons: needs a paint job

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1978 Ford F-150Review
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The Reason F-150's Have Rocked For 30+ Years! — My truck kicks ass old school style! Done alot of work on it myself. Nothing keeps it done for long. V-8 two wheel drive. It'll pass everything on the highway but the gas station! Course 17 mpg isn't too shabby all things considered.

Pros: tough, dependeble, easy maintence, does not die!

Cons: mpgs, no floor boards

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1978 Ford F-150Review
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Regrets — This 78 F150 used to belong to Sarah's grandfather until it suffered some mechanical problems. It sat out back for a few years until I asked about it. After towing it home and getting some time to work on it, I bought the 351M back to life. A new set of tires, plugs & wires and belts & hoses made it fun to drive. The 351 eventually got tired and over spring break of 1999 I refreshed the 400 I pulled from the LTD and installed that, a set of headers, and a few other goodies. It was a fun old truck and it had sentimental value to Sarah since it was her Grandpa's. But the truck was costing me an arm & a leg to drive. On one 350 mile trip home from college I spent $140 in gas...one way. Without a place to store it, I made the stupid decision to sell it to a local kid who later broke the transmission and sold it to a landscaper. I lost track of it after that. If it came up again I would buy it without question.

Pros: Everything but the gas mileage.

Cons: less than 8 miles per gallon.

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Reviews From Other Years

2021 Ford F-150 Reviews

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Really liked the changes both exterior and interior . Nice Read More

2020 Ford F-150 Reviews

Review By Guru9ZNBTP

I love it . Smooth, powerful rides. Read More

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Is a very good quality truck and last forever Read More

2019 Ford F-150 Reviews

Review By White

Ive only drove it for 5 days, so only time will tell. However I am reading negative reviews about the 10 speed transmission. So we will see how that turns out. Read More

Review By Guru95L478

I wanted heated seats, low miles (35K>), reasonably priced (~35K). It met those criteria. I compared it to a F150 Lariat - 1 year older, 37K miles and $42K - could not justify the increased price. Read More

2018 Ford F-150 Reviews

Review By Guru95CTQK

Great, clean truck. Drives great and so much space! Read More

Review By Keith

This is the truck we wanted and suited our budget. We chose to go with 2018 F150XLT due to its good reputation and excellent review status. This year of F150XLT has been touted as one of the most reli... Read More

2017 Ford F-150 Reviews

Review By Guru9ZTW3V

Good reviews but more detail on the unit. It should state negotiable or not. Read More

Review By Conrad

Aluminum body. Looks good. Drives good. Nice vehicle. Read More

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