1978 Ford F150

"Lets Get Ready to Rumble"

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$22,900

Year
1978
Make
Ford
Model
F150
Stock
P3186
Vin
F10GLCD4032
Miles
16,570
Engine Size
400ci V8
Transmission Type
Manual
Body Color
Light Blue
Interior Color
Dark Blue
Drivetrain
4X4
Location
Grand Rapids

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“Built Ford Tough” Ya, sounds a bit cliché, but the fact of the matter is that classic and vintage Ford trucks are the hottest pick ups in the collector car arena. They are indeed tough, they possess an aggressive look, they are reliable, and high quality usable examples such as the one presented here is driving the classic truck market upward, and these once common vehicles, are now sought after from collectors around the globe.
The 1978 Ford F150 4X4 Short Box pick up offered here is a high quality example the personifies the “Built ford Tough” slogan. The truck originated from the state of Tennessee and verbal history indicates 3 owners. The truck always remained intact and in very usable condition. Approximately 5 years ago this F150 was treated to a full frame off restoration on all factory steel and finished in its original, Code 8, Ford Light Blue exterior paint over a black interior. It is powered by professionally rebuilt, 400 V8 engine fed by Edelbrock 4 Barrel Carb with electric choke, power is transferred via a fully rebuilt T18 4 speed gearbox paired with a 205 transfer case. Other mechanical highlights at the time of restoration included: New master cylinder with booster, Ford Performance valve covers, new hoses, new distributer and wires, new power steering pump, new radiator core, new brake lines, fuel tank, fuel lines, shocks…all components have been replaced or refurbished. The truck also features a 4 inch BDS suspension lift with coil springs in the front, steering link stabilizer, with all new bushings throughout the suspension and steering system.
The body on this F150 is rock solid and wonderfully straight featuring excellent panel fit, professionally applied paint that shows awesome, sitting tall atop of MT 15 inch aluminum wheels with new 35 X 12.50 BFGoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A meats. The interior as well has been restored to stock with the exception of upgraded seat material and sun pro gauges to accurately monitor the rebuilt power plant. The overall appearance of this F150 is aggressive and the stance is perfect.
Mechanically, this F150 is excellent in all respects and the performance is outstanding. This truck is capable of fulfilling any 4X4 enthusiast's needs: show, beach cruising, two track, desert, dunes, etc. as well as remaining very collectible. Keep it clean or get it dirty, This 1978 Ford F150 is ready for anything one could imagine. It is fully sorted and ready for immediate enjoyment. Documentation includes original owners manual, and a large file of receipts documenting the work and parts of the restoration.

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This vehicle is located at our Grand Rapids facility.

Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.

Basic

Year
1978
Make
Ford
Model
F150
Hobby Segment
Classic
Miles
16,570
Drivetrain
4X4

Body

Body Style
Pickup Truck
Doors
2
Body Color
Light Blue
Stripes
No

Interior

Interior Color
Dark Blue
Center Console
No

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
400ci V8
Transmission Type
Manual

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