1998 Ford F-150 User Reviews

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    1998 Ford F-150 XLT 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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    Great All Around Truck — I love my '98 150, it has a 2007 4.9L V8 and a flow master exhaust. She has some speed and has never let me down. Fun fun truck to drive! Gets pretty good MPG for a good sized truck.

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

    Pros: Good for hauling small loads

    Cons: wish i had better MPG

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    1998 Ford F-150 XLT 4WD Stepside SB Review
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    95% Satisfied — It's pretty sporty for a 4x4 pickup. It has a lot of spunk and quick reaction time. I wouldn't recommend it in quick turning situations at high speed though, it's heavy in the front and light in the back so it's handling is not so good. However, it is EXCELLENT in the snow and in 4-wheeling expeditions! It's got good clearance and it runs great all the time as long as it has working spark plugs and wires :P It doesn't leak oil on the driveway even after 170,000+ miles! It starts up smoothly as well. I've never had to worry about it much as long as I keep in maintained well enough.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It's fun, reliable, and usefull

    Cons: high mileage?

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    1998 Ford F-150 STD SB Review
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    Awesome — fast for its kind, well built....it is a ford of course. It accelerates pretty quick, and it gets damn good gas mileage. It also sounds really good for a six cylinder, sounds like a small block v8, no engine problems yet.

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

    Pros: quick

    Cons: fun in the mud

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    1998 Ford F-150 XLT Extended Cab LB Review
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    The Truck? — this truck was given to me by my dad as an everyday truck for high school. It gets alright highway mileage but it doesn't have enough power to get up larger hills. the torque is good and it is a fairly light truck to bomb around in.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: it looks nice polished up, sounds like a v8 for the most part

    Cons: hard on fuel because of little power, v6, crap tranny

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    1998 Ford F-150 XLT Extended Cab SB Review
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    Its Nice But It Has A Big Dent On The Driver Side — it like it that it runs great and it has 250 hp and it has a lot of tourqe and right now it cost up $17,000 without the big dent on the driver side and it is fun to drive wen up floor it and it it cool

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

    Pros: the 3" Exhaust Tip

    Cons: the dent on the driver side

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    1998 Ford F-150 XLT 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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    Bad Ass — i love off-roading wit my truck its got the power i need to get thru the trenched out mud holes and with the lift and 33s its jus a really big truck and i dont kno what else 2 say about it

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

    Pros: power

    Cons: gas

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    1998 Ford F-150 XLT Extended Cab Stepside SB Review
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    Reliable 98 F-150 — It's a truck, pulls good on the flat, drives like a truck, accelerates like a truck, stops like a truck, looks ok, cheap interior but it works. If you keep your foot off of the floor boards it actually gets decent gas milage. nuff said.

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

    Pros: Runs like a champ

    Cons: With the 4.6 it's a little weak towing in the mountains

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    1998 Ford F-150 XL SB Review
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    Built Ford Tough — Thsi truck is still alive and running strong, on the original clutch!! Ford knows how to make trucks. I lowered the rear suspension with a hangar in order to level out the truck's look. Towing capacity sucks, but after I put the SVT wheels on it, I didn't want to tow squat!

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

    Pros: This thing wont die!

    Cons: basic, rollup windows.

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    1998 Ford F-150 XLT 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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    Fords 1998 F-150 Xlt 5.4 Liter V-8 — All around great truck, however it was in a sort of leap year for lug patterns, and it is hard to find any rims with the 5 on 135 pattern. However the 5.4 well makes up for this in power and torque. The overhead cam and bullet proof block make it a power house for this little body. However the Mass air flow sensor is crap. Pure crap.

    Pros: Power, pretty, good options, power everything, can tow, milage is good for a truck

    Cons: lug pattern, mass airflow sensor, restrictive slow for air induction

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    1998 Ford F-150 XLT Extended Cab SB Review
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    Mileage And Power Issues — Poor gas mileage and lacking in power of newer models. My 5.4L has performance below current 4.6L with gas mileage worse than current 5.4L. Bad squeak in front end. Chinsy interior but good seats, no reason why it doesn't have the fourth door.

    Pros: Good all around truck

    Cons: Poor interior quality.

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    2014 Ford F-150 Reviews

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

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    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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