1988 Ford F-150 User Reviews

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    F150 — Performance - Gobs of Torque Build - It is a very sturdy frame, however, the body panels are easily damaged, and it does not stand up well to rust. -Terrible Gas Mileage Fun Factor - 'Tis great to take mudding, and trail riding, though it is a bit expensive to drive on the road...

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

    Pros: Engine

    Cons: Longevitiy

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    Old But Good 1988 Ford F-150 — After being owned for nearly 21 yrs the build quality and durability has been very good and parts are still readily available from most parts outlets and the aftermarket. I've driven all of the newer models and they are much better than what I have, but I wonder how well they will hold up 10,15, 20 yrs down the road. My only gripe with it is lack of power even though I have upgraded the engine some (MAF conversion, headers, exhaust). I kinda wish it had the 351W when I tow heavy loads so I make the best with what I have. Gas mileage isn't that great 13-15 mpg at best.

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

    Pros: Durability, ease of maintenance, parts availability

    Cons: lack of power with 5.0 engine with heavy loads, fuel mileage (13-15 mpg)

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    Great Truck — this truck runs great having trouble with age dryrotting rubber and paint stuff like that but very reliable and has tons of power not the quickest truck but definently can and will run over a honda civic at the line

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: its a truck

    Cons: gas

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    Long Wheelbase — its the super long wheelbase adn it 4wd with a fuel injected 5.0 and it runs good and its fun to drive it also gets decent mileage with the 3.00 gears in both sxles and its a good work truck

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

    Pros: 4wd

    Cons: small gas tank

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    Built Ford Tough — Its lasted for over 20 yrs of coarse, most all of the parts are original, except for the brakes (just got them replaced not to long ago so they were 20 yrs old) and the started, and the battery of coarse, so its all good

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: pure sex

    Cons: nothin that i can think of

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    ... — performance-blow your doors off. build quality-strong as hell and you cant kill a straight 6 . appearance-its an 88 what do you want? cost-$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ sink hole in gas but you pay very little fixing problems with it!! fun factor- anywhere you want to go....and i mean anywhere

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

    Pros: sick

    Cons: cause i drive it

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    Love It — iluv it its a strong tuff truck 4wd its in good shape only thing wrong its the gas gage doesnt work for my first tank i think the floats broke in it. its fun as hell to drive its got some pep in it .

    Pros: its a ford its a truck its 4wd

    Cons: i guess cuz its an 88 so its old but it has a 1999 mustang motor in it so yea

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    F150 — Worked good unil the electrical system went out. Good old stick, manual 4 wheel drive. Good towing ability, passanger room of maybe 4 people at one time. Cargo room could have alot of stuff in the back, haled alot of the drywall and materials for my brothers house in it

    Pros: it moved

    Cons: electrical system

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    Good Solid Truck — i am picking it up friday, it needs a new starter and starter solenoid but that will be easy enough. it has power steering and cruise control, the engine is the ford big block 300 mated to an automatic tranny for now. it can tow up to 6750 pounds and with dual gas tanks and 4 wheel drive it can pull anything anywhere.it does need minor body work but it is a solid truck.

    Pros: aggressive, strong yet not a huge gas guzzler

    Cons: needs work

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    88 Ford — This was my first truck and i love it. I got it from my dad about 2 years ago and since have added 6inches of lift and a 2 in body lift. It is now on 37 x13.50x 15. I have probly replaced just about every part of this truck. It is probly not a truck that you would want if you cant work on it youself. But the plus side parts are cheap.

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: 4mpg

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2015 Ford F-150 Reviews

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    2014 Ford F-150 Reviews

    Great Reliable Truck! By minic00

    Reliable truck that meets the needs of any truck buyer. With strong lines, this truck is dependable, has great stability, power, spacious design, with great handling. I have zero negative feelings o... Read More

    Overall The Best Truck I Have Owned And Driven. By SJ6863

    If you are looking for a truck that feels like a truck and not an SUV I would choose the F-150. I have driven the Ram 1500 and Nissan Titan, and both feel like an SUV. What I mean by having an SUV fee... Read More

    2013 Ford F-150 Reviews

    Excellent So Far After 14,000 Miles. By Tomc130

    Excellent riding vehicle-Cadillac smooth and quiet. Excellent leg room for back seats. No transmission hump in back floorboard. Can fold up backseats and comfortably sleep on floor-lots of room. M... Read More

    Great Truck By Keith

    I like the looks, room, power, towing capabilities and it fits in my garage where a F250 will not. Truck gets horrible gas mileage, enough so that I purchased a Subaru to drive on a daily basis, this... Read More

    2012 Ford F-150 Reviews

    Awesome By XEODGuy

    The ecoboost engine is fantastic, lots of low end grunt, very smooth and effortless but, they should have come with a manual mode selection (different mapping) for better fuel economy. The 3.73 rear e... Read More

    Good Allround Pickup By golfnut_bill

    Good looking vechicle with plenty power and torgue. It has the 3.5l eco-boost and outshines my old 5.4L in both power and economy. The only thing I don't like is how low it is in the front end. I plan... Read More

    2011 Ford F-150 Reviews

    Love It By coreyyoung08

    Love how roomy it is and comfortable. Good gas mileage also for a 5.0L getting 16mpg! Also has a feature to run on Compressed Natural Gas. Love the sync feature allowing me to play music through my ph... Read More

    Love The Sound Of The Truck Exhaust Note On Acceleration. By castle55

    2011 FORD F150 5.0L V8 32V F/I SMPI The 5.0 V-8 has a Six-Speed automatic power-train. The 6-speed 6R80 transmission SelectShift Automatic progressive range select and manual electric shift mode i... Read More

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