Bought this truck in 92 but it was
new. In 2001 put all new bearings in
the rear end. Changed throttle linkage
in 2001 also. Replaced alt, starter in
97. Other then the described items no
problem whatsoever. Had an 8ft slide
in camper, 16ft. vehicle trailer with
a S10 Blazer & canoe on it towed this
from washington to Arkansa 60-65 miles
per hr. No problem whatsoever.
However, with that load only got 10mpg.
Hate to give up the truck but retiring
and plan to travel so gotta get a new
one. But I love this f250
I've owned my 1991 F250HD for 12 years
now. I use it primarily for hauling
building supplies & firewood, and
winter (snow) driving. I take this work
horse back on the logging trails deep
within the forest in the mountainous
regions of the Sierra Nevadas. The
engine is so powerful you don't realize
you have an extremely heavy load. The
brakes are undersized for this
capacity, especially if you are
decending from the higher elevations
and using the brakes regularly.
The 1996 F-250 is the old body style that was introduced for 1980, and refreshed in 1987 and 1992. Any body accessory for 1992-1996 will work. The 1997 F-250 was split - the light duty version was c...