I bought this truck new in 1991. It now has 233K miles, and until this year, was all original. Other than standard wear (tires, brakes, etc), nothing had been repaired or replaced. It drives great, has been super reliable, and even with 2WD, has been great in off-road type conditions. The manual transmission has been awesome. She's slowing down a bit but still, by far, the best vehicle I've ever owned in the past 30 years. I seriously doubt the Ford Mazdas will even come close.
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People I know used to call this
truck "The Tank." It started up every
time without fail. It could maintain
higher than highway speeds for
extended periods of time, even after
100K miles on it. I am certain that I
could have driven it another 200K
without any major problems. It was
extremely fun to drive, and highly
reliable. Despite being a truck, it
handled very well. Most amazing was
its demise. I was doing something I
shouldn't have been doing, and ended
up rolling the thing down a ravine and
then into a tree. Despite all the
damage, the thing could still start up
in the salvage yard a few days later!
Even in death, it lived up to it's
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