Back in the day light duty truck or as we like to call them Bakkies were often used as farm vehicles and workhorses to transport or pull goods to town, and we believe that we have found just such an example in the Ford F100.
Being part of a long heritage of F100s this one was built as part of the last of the sixth generation. The late 70s and early 80s was all about squarer shaped vehicles and this F-series followed suit with an all-new squared body and larger grill. Keep with the trucks that were build the time the ladder chassis system was used giving it a stable platform for the body to be mounted to. Then maybe really the only options one had at the time was the engine choice which ranged from a 4.9l Straight Six to the Big 7.5l V8 with other V8s in between. The Gearbox used was the C6 3 speed automatic which is a good workhouse box and in later models Ford offered 4×4 drive train too.
This old farm truck is mostly original but has had some body work done over its 40year life. The 351ci V8 still has a lot of life in her, once she is warm and happy it’s an easy truck to drive besides the lack of power steering. One of the noticeable charges are the wheels and Tyres give this old lady a smooth ride over the bumps and gravel roads. Generally, this is a good workhouse of a truck that we know it could carry on its life as a workhouse or for the enthusiast that would like a running project to restore.
Which type of person are you?
Come in and let’s chat Ford trucks and see if this old lady is for you.
Interesting trade-ins will be considered.
Location – Johannesburg
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