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Old January 6th, 2019, 08:16 PM
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Iím a 88 F250 owner given to me by my father-in-law that has now passed away. Iíve used the truck as a haul anything needed vehicle but now I may start to restore it now in his memory. I think it is a little unusual in that it is a 250 with a 300 6 cylinder and a 5 speed manual. It started out as a box truck for a furniture store, then the box was removed and a new bed was installed and my father-in-law bought it. He used it to drive over to his hardware store and back home for years which was only about a mile away. So, it only has close to 90,000 miles on it. It started knocking real bad so he bought a new truck and ask me if I wanted it...of course I did! It sat for a few years before I finally decided to fix it and get it on the road. Turned out to be the timing was too far advance and a bent rocker arm which was straightened and the timing reset. Itís been a few years and it has been runnin ever since as an ole beater truck. I just wished it was a 4x4 as itís only a 2WD. Itís a custom deluxe with no frills such as power anything and no AC.

My plans are not really decided yet. Iím a diesel fan so maybe later it might get an ole 7.3 stuck in it and make a dulley out of it with a flat bed. It wonít be a fast build with money spent as I go along when I have it to spend. Hope to get a lot of info here and some help along the way. Iíll try to post some pics of it soon. Thanks.
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Old January 7th, 2019, 11:14 AM
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Central Florida welcomes you to the club. Sounds like it will be a fun project once you get started.
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Old January 11th, 2019, 06:32 PM
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