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1983 Ford F-250Review
Steven writes:

1983 Internationl F-250 — Has the best diesel engine in the world. The 6.9 IDI International engine has 420 cubic inches of pure muscle and 15mpg to boot. The Borg-Warner T-19 4 speed paired with 4.30 rear end gears, makes it top out at 70 ish, but get there about as fast as a car does. You can start out in 4th gear with a little throttle and so you don't have to shift. The body could use some work, the underside looks like swiss cheese, and there's some mice that live in the driver door. It is really fun to do 4wd donuts in 4th gear in the school parking lot after practice. The insurance is practically free, although you should get paid to drive it not pay.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: acceleration, mpg, diesel, manual

Cons: mice, rust

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