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1989 Ford F-150Review
CLIFE writes:
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1989 F-150 Ford Lariat Built To Last! — I like the classic look of this beefy 5.0 F-150 Lariat. Few left in such original condition still on the road. It's the perfect low budget, high return vehicle for a nice simple paint job restoration. Pure Texas truck of the eighties with the style of impressing Sissy at Gilley's on Saturday night!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Reliability! Low miles for an '89, Strong tight motor and shifting, not bad on gas as one might think, all original interior in excellent shape for an 89, power locks and windows work great, cruise control, good glass, semi-loud turn downs, the boys love it! Cold a/c, hot heater, shifts strong.

Cons: Paint is aging, no side trim, seat fabric a bit worn on drivers side, small rust spot on the bed.

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1989 Ford F-150Review
cj1991 writes:
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Used And Abused — Has over 280,000 miles and still runs strong, with the slant six. She has a hole in the floor that needs fixed. And the bed should be replaced. She is an 89 and she was used and abused, but still runs like a champ

Pros: Reliable

Cons: Road hard and put away wet. Has hole in floor.

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1989 Ford F-150Review
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It's A Keeper! — I enjoy driving this truck and am finding myself using it more and more every week. Easy to handle, good on gas, plenty of power, 4 speed w/overdrive tranny, and extremely dependable. About the only thing I regret is I should have gotten a solid paint model. I have a 2 tone paint job, Burgandy with a White stripe down the side.

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

Pros: This truck is fun to drive and easy to park. It handles great on and off road even though it's a 2wd. It's pulled everything I've asked it to and has no problem carring a full load in it's short/wide bed. With normal, scheduled maintance this truck is very inexpensive to operate and with it's duel fuel tanks it seems to run forever!  The EFI 302 is a perfect match for this truck with enough power to get the job done and easily handles the interstate as well as the rough country mountain roads. It's a keeper!!!

Cons: About the only con I can think of is that it's a 1989 model and things ware with age. Fortunately most everything is easy to replace!

21 of 22 people found this review helpful.
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1989 Ford F-150Review
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Crap — 1.Slow and terrible in every way 2. Gas tanks leaked really bad, sounded terrible 3.looked like hell, rusty and oddly balanced 4.Really Bad gas mileage, costed barely anything 5.definately not fun to drive anywhere, It was 2wd so not good in bad weather

Primary Use: Family transportation

Cons: old and crap

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1989 Ford F-150Review
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Its Great If You Like To Put Gas In It Every Week And Fun Offroad — all low gears so its terrible on gas. Handles like a car. Needed alot of work but well worth all of it. Interior is mint and pain is a little rough. Only getting 12mpg if im lucky. Its fun as hell since its a 5.8L v8 with 4x4 Put 33inch tires for looks and gas milage my quad jut fits in the back. Not a bad truck for 500. Put 2,000 into it but like i said well woth it

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: too much power

Cons: gas milage

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1989 Ford F-150Review
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Loved It — my first truck and glad it was, had tranny problems when i got it and neglected to fix it, i drove this truck for a couple years till the spider gears went out. i loved the 4.9l straight six had the power to pull and pull. two wheel peel upset me a lil but over all i loved this truck, frame was cracked had a welded chain for a motor mount, 36 inch glass pack. 5 speed tranny awesome truck and very missed rip

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: ford

Cons: bad tranny cracked frame motor mount

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1989 Ford F-150Review
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It Awsome — it runs excellent. accelerates fast will scoot down the road its got a cb. needs radio fixed it gets around 16-17 miles to the gallon got a 5 speed tranny looks good on inside and out excellent to drive

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

Pros: its an agressive peice of machinery

Cons: none

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1989 Ford F-150Review
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1989 F-150 Swb Reg Cab 5.0l Man. Trans. — I don't easily get attached to vehicles, but I got pretty emotional seeing this truck go. I had lots of memories with it, and it was very reliable. The 5.0l was not perfect, but it made enough power to make the truck an exciting drive. I got around 16 mpg combined driving.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Dependable

Cons: Fuel Mileage

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1989 Ford F-150Review
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Tough Truck That Takes Abuse Well — good trucks.drives like a truck should and does everything a truck must.have some pride of ownership and buy american.easy to maintain and parts are readily available and cheap.buy an old truck and make it the way you want it!!! lots of aftermarket accessories available to suit it to your needs.i tow boats ,campers with mine and go camping/fishing with it

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

Pros: does what it should without any backtalk

Cons: none

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1989 Ford F-150Review
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Overwelmed — This is a truck you can rod-on from sunup to sundown get back on the road unlock the hubs and drive anywhere!i really love this brand truck ive owned it for a year now ive put through absolute hell and hadnt have anything break.i bought it from my buddy and he beat it to.Ford has an outstanding well built truck.

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

Pros: its just a well built truck all together

Cons: sheetmetal is poor quaility

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2021 Ford F-150 Reviews

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2020 Ford F-150 Reviews

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2019 Ford F-150 Reviews

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I wanted heated seats, low miles (35K>), reasonably priced (~35K). It met those criteria. I compared it to a F150 Lariat - 1 year older, 37K miles and $42K - could not justify the increased price. Read More

2018 Ford F-150 Reviews

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The engine 3.5L twin turbo charged V-6 is the best selling point of this vehicle. Read More

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2017 Ford F-150 Reviews

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The mileage is high for this year make . Price to high for miles. Read More

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Good reviews but more detail on the unit. It should state negotiable or not. Read More

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