1978 Ford F150 2WD Regular Cab
Truck Car for sale in Colorado Springs, Colorado 80930
Colorado Springs, CO 80930
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I believe this is what was known as the "Heavy" 1/2 Ton. Most light 1/2 Tons had a shorter shifter and no granny gear. Start this vehicle in 2nd unless carrying a heavy load just to get the tires moving.
It appears to be 79K original miles based on engine wear and clutch feel (if 179K the engine would probably be leaking like a sieve.) Another tell tale sign is the brake pedal rubber pad. If 79K, you have some rubber left on the brake pedal (where you put your right foot to engage the brake.) If 179K, the brake pedal pad is darn near (or already) worn off with no rubber left.
Dual Rear tanks. Both work and you can switch between the Main and Aux tanks.
Vents in foot wells work great and so do the wing windows (or vent windows) I sure miss those in newer cars. It has a "high output heater."
I didn't have the hood and tailgate shut 100% on some photos, but both work fine and closes with no unusual gaps. Showed in one photo on the grey day the actual tailgate shut properly. Was in my barn where light was dim for hood 100% shut, but they both shut all the way down.
Aftermarket radio and some really good speakers behind the seat.
Fly to either Denver or Colorado Springs Colorado after 100% payment and I will either pick you up in my daily driver or drive the truck to either of these airports and you can drive it away. (US Citizen or Canadian Citizen only) If you opt to drive it away, you may mail me a legal temp tag or registered license plate for this vehicle and proof of insurance and I will install license plate on truck and put the proof of insurance in glove box, so she'd be ready to go as soon as you land. Or free local pickup. Or you may hire a car carrier to ship it for you. If shipping on train, I'd be willing to drive it to the local rail yard.
It is a 42 Year old vehicle (2020's are out) so it's not perfect, but with about $1000 invested in it, it will be darn close. Hail is only really on the hood and it didn't break through the paint or patina. It has a clean title.
If necessary, I will teach you how to drive this manual so you can enjoy that skill for the rest of your life with your new truck.
It is for sale locally as well, so I may end the ad at any time. I probably have 7-10 cars stop by everyday when it's on sale at the end of my driveway. People stop me all the time at gas stations to talk about it. Everybody loves it.
Once 100% payment is made, I will mail one key and the signed title to you with a USPS tracking number. I will keep one key in case you decide to fly into Denver or Colorado Springs and drive it away or if you get it shipped, we'll be able to get it on the car carrier. This truck will drop $100 a week until it sells. If you have evidence of the trucks worth less, I'd be willing to hear your evidence and possibly make a deal with you.
Here is a few links of the vehicle starting after a few days and just after it started
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Classic Car ID101245857
ConditionOriginal and unmolested, can turn key and drive it home
Transmission4 Speed Manual
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