1981 Ford F-150 Overview


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1981 Ford F-150 Overview

The 1981 Ford F-150 continued to dominate the American and international light-duty truck market. No great changes were made to the '81 Ford F150; available trim options included the Sport, Ranger, Ranger XLT, and Lariat, as well as Custom orders.

Short-bed and long-bed configurations made the '81 Ford F-150 an ideal workhorse for farm and ranch; the pickup continued to be an off-road favorite, attracting 4-wheelers and tuners looking for a rugged, fun ride.

Cab options ranged from the Supercab extended cab to a 2-door setup, and you'll find the 1981 Ford F150 in its stock colors of red, black, white, gray, yellow, and silver (not to mention some really far-out custom paint jobs!).


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    '99 Explorer 302 In A 1981 F150

    I installed the '99 302 in my '81 F150 Ranger about 4, or 5, years ago, using the '81 distributor, intake and carburetor. All of the sudden it quits on me. It started acting like it ran out of gas jus...

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    Brock Brown

    Not Starting

    Truck wont start or do anything. Good ground on it good battery but no spark no nothing. Ignition control module?? Coil? I dont know.

    10 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 months ago)

    How To Remove Ign Mod 81 Ford F150 Distributor

    no spark to plugs also remove ign from dis 81 ford f150

    9 views with 1 answer (last answer 5 months ago)

    Truck Will Not Start

    tried to jump soleniod but it just clicks and charged the battery check starter it is good

    12 views with 2 answers (last answer 8 months ago)

    Is The Windshield On A 1981 F150 Interchangeable With A 1988 F150?

    is the windshield on a 1981 F150 interchangeable with a 988 F150

    81 views with 2 answers (last answer 10 months ago)