1988 Ford F-150 Overview

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1988 Ford F-150 Overview

Fuel-injection mania swept the F-Series in 1988; as of this year, carburetors were discontinued for this line entirely. The 1988 Ford F-150 came off the line with fuel-injected 5.0 liter Windsor V-8 engines, 4.9 liter straight-six with fuel injection, and the whopping International Harvester 7.3 liter diesel V8.

The 88 Ford F150 was the first to ship with a five-speed manual transmission, which improved the pickup's off-road versatility. Automatic transmission also came as a standard choice.

Trim lines for the 1988 Ford F150 were the XL, XLT, and XLT Lariat. Extended-cab supercab and 2-door cab setups, as well as short-bed and long-bed models, added to the variety offered to buyers of the 88 Ford F-150. The solid durability and reliability of this workhouse truck made it a great choice for farm and ranch; its rugged 4-wheel drive lent it popularity with off-roaders. Tuners especially love the solidity of this classic muscle truck.

You'll have to trade off fuel efficiency for size and power with the 1988 F-150, though; best-case scenario for mileage would be 18 highway, 14 city.

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    Rwilkens
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    My 88 F150 Won't Shift Into 4th

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    Raymond Graham
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    Engine Size

    1988 f150 4x4 Eddie Bauer engine. 4 barrel carburetor. Can someone tell me the engine size plzz

    2 views with 1 answer (last answer about a week ago)
    Baseball13
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    Fuel Question

    I have a 88 Ford F-150. I'm at the beach as soon as I switched tanks I started losing power then about 2 miles later she cut off and know will not start! I have replaced EVERYTHING I can think of...

    6 views with 5 answers (last answer about a week ago)
    Robert Ernst
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    I Have A 1988 Ford F-150 It Start For A Minite And Stops Replace Fuel Pump ...

    I don't know why this will not keep running I have changed the fuel pump . but it will not stay running I can pour gas in it and keep it running . I here the fuel pump run and stop but can't keep run...

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    Eddystorm
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    1988 Ford F150

    My truck has no power I got a new starter new battery and new starter solenoid also new key lock and get nothing no power what's so ever?

    7 views with 3 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)