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1996 Ford F-250

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7.3 l 4 dr. Crew shortbed
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By lakeman88
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1996 Ford F-250 HD XLT 4dr Crew Cab LB


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This truck has 240,000 miles, I change oil every 3000 mi. Had to replace 4 wheel drive system (auto) with warn hubs, this is a must, and a transmission at 70k. Placed seat covers, interior is 95% like new, dry Ariz climate, no rust, garaged its entire life. I receive offers at intersections to purchase at 12,000 dollars! I would not part with this truck, and when engine goes away, at what I estimate about 400k, I will place a crated 7.3 for approx 6, k, as a replacement truck is well over 38k, and give it to my son. I've pulled my 4000 lb. Boat up and down the mountains, pass other pickups without a trailer in tow. It's a bulldog of reliability. I love it. Lakeman88. Tucson az


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Short bed 7.3 crew cab
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By Trailboss
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1996 Ford F-250 HD XLT 4dr Crew Cab LB


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Wife's truck to haul travel and horse trailers, and run around to dog shows from FL to WI. She didn't know she would love it so much. No engine mechanical problems after 210,000 mi. One bad door light switch and one elec. window only real problems to date. Still reliable for her to take long trips. May replace at 300K w/4x4 diesel long bed crew cab.


Favorite Features

Fuel mileage ~18-20. Can let diesel idle for hours in the hot South to keep AC on our dogs left in the cab. Tows heavy trailers well, lots of power. We took the rear seat out to carry dog crates and gear in AC - only takes 1/2 hr to reinstall.


Suggested Improvements

Hub caps expensive and easily lost. Make engine heater plug easier to reach. Step on front bumper to access engine. Place to add coolant additive.


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Owners daughter
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By murlin
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1996 Ford F-250 HD XLT 4dr Crew Cab LB


Review

this vehicle spent the winters in the south so it did not come in contact with snow and salt. the owner was a trained diesel mechanic and had a reputation for excellent maintenance on his vehicles.


Favorite Features

diesel engine. toolbox. 2nd gas tank added. turbo installed in '97. $2500 5th wheel hitch installed fall 01. lumbar on captain seats. tires purchased Mar. 2000


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