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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    Charles Clapp
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    Steering Column

    Will a steering column out of a1993 ford f150 fit a1988 ford f150?

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    lownslow
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    Brake Lights Work Tail Lights Dont

    i have a 1988 ford f150 and my dash lights work and all other lights work, except the tail lights

    3,123 views with 9 answers (last answer about a week ago)
    Calrod
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    Have Done Everythingj/1988f150 351 Windsor/startes Runs And Then Wont Start...

    Dropped fuel tanks/map sensor/new fuel pumps /fuel filter/new distribusor /plugs /wires/injection coil moldule/no vacumn leaks/alternator/solenoid/chec... neutral safety swicth/ran. codes thru eec/...

    11 views with 2 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)
    Jakelovescher
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    Gas In Oil

    I have a 1988 straight six in my f150 custom the it keeps getting gas in the oil does anyone know what can cause that

    12 views with 3 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)
    1mrpickup
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    Can The Fuel Resevior Assembly On My '88 Ford F150 Lariat Be Bypassed

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