1996 Ford F-150 Consumer Review: Truck is good value

1996 Ford F-150 - Consumer Review

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Truck is good value
By fordtruckman45 on


1996 Ford F-150 XL 2dr Extended Cab SB


Bought the truck over a year ago with 80,000 miles. Now got 96,000 miles did some work/maintenance on it. Rust is decent but its old. Told to get a manual cause "thats the only good setup with the 4.9," but i hate shifting that thing.
Its slow as hell, and the mpg is about 15 no matter what. The engine is awesome but the M5OD stinks IMO cause it won't last long. Gotta replace all the hydraulic lines, master cylinder, and slave cylinder cause theyre too old and its leaking. Thats about all i gotta do but i can't wait to get a car thats better on gas and aint a pain to shift. Its not really that bad of a truck but I like to vent out about it. ha!

Best Features

Engine Bulletproof.

Worst Features

Trans sucks and manual trucks are only good for towing.
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