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1978 Ford F250 9837 Miles Red Pickup Truck 400 V8 4 Speed Manual

  • Location: Local pick-up only
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: F-250
  • Type: Pickup Truck
  • Trim: --
  • Year: 1978
  • Mileage: 9837
  • VIN: F26SLCE5695
  • Color: Red
  • Engine size: 400 V8
  • Power options: --
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Interior color: Black
  • Options: --
  • Vehicle Title: Clear

1978 Ford F-250 -- Description

The F250 was the last year of the sixth generation F series truck . The success of the F series had carried on more than three decades at this point and still lives on today. The 1979 model changed the circle headlights to square headlights but the rest of the truck was the same. The 1978 and 1979 models had a single piece insert for the grille unlike all other prior models . In 1979 the F series truck became... the bestselling vehicle in the world, this was also the first time that ford motor company introduced the slogan " built ford tough." The F-250 came in Custom, Ranger, Ranger XLT and Ranger Lariat trim choices, with Custom being the base level and Lariat the most luxurious. The crew cab versions were only available in Custom and Ranger XLT trim. The Custom came with vinyl seat upholstery, the Ranger offered knit vinyl, floor covering and color-coordinated trim panels, the Ranger XLT came with cloth-trimmed upholstery, extra insulation and carpeting and the Ranger Lariat provided padded cloth seating, padded headliner, extra insulation and special color options. GR Auto Gallery is pleased to present this one of a kind, ultra-low mileage, 1978 F 250 4x4 for your consideration. The truck has just 9,837 miles since it was purchased new by the Spurr Township Fire Department. The truck was used as a township brush fire truck and it remains in excellent condition for its age. It is powered by its 400-2BBL. V8 with a 4 speed manual transmission. Highlights include power steering, power brakes, polished aluminum grille, 4x4 lock out hubs with 3.54 DANA 60 front and rear axles, emergency lights and siren /PA system all in working condition, emergency band radio, HD cooling system and alternator. The truck comes with a monthly service log. The truck rides on 30x9.5x16.5 Goodyear Workhorse tires on factory steel wheels.