A vintage pickup need to be a head turner, comfortable cruiser, and
still be able to get the job done. So that fact that this 1988 Ford
F-150 XLT Lariat 4x4 can do all that and still provide affordable
A/C comfort is why you know it's a hot commodity.
This boxy/beefy generation of Ford F-150s have an uncanny way of looking tough, premium, and vintage all in the first glance, and this one shows exactly why. The two-tone paint job on this F150 is one of the more timeless looks that came out during that period. Accented by a bright red stripe, the light and dark gray finish gives the half-ton a sporty look. The paint also highlights a distinct lack of bumps and bruises, suggesting that this truck has led a well-respected life. The Lariat trim package added brightwork - and a lot of it - so it's great to see everything complete from the big chrome bumpers to the brushed stainless steel tailgate insert. And speaking of tailgates, you'll notice that the bed has a protective liner and bright side rails to make the most out of your weekend chores. And when it's time to play, the 4x4 prowess and trailer hitch rear bumper remind you that this classic is also up for plenty of fun.
Inside is Ford's upscale XLT Lariat interior, which features sport red upholstery. Everything appears factory original and in quite nice shape for its age - right down to the plush red carpeting. One of the great reasons for buying a newer classic like this is the seat. It's a bench that can hold three when needed, but the high-back construction and folding armrest means you can also have individualized comfort when it's just you going down the road. You slip behind the factory dual-spoke steering wheel, which gives you a commanding view of the full gauge package. This one comes loaded with all the right features, including power windows, power locks, and the factory AM/FM/cassette stereo. Plus, the R134a air condition is a great feature to keep you going down the road in comfort.
The 5.8-liter V8 under the hood is big upgrade from the standard inline 6. It looks quite honest and well-maintained, and the way this one fires up readily proves it. The fuel-injected motor was an upgrade in the F-150 line, and so it provides that extra wallop of power you want for towing the toys or taking full advantage of the 4x4 system. Plus, it's mated to a rugged four-speed automatic transmission with highway-friendly overdrive. Add in power steering and front disc brakes, and, it's quite a comfortable cruiser. In fact, this F-150 is built for the long haul thanks to the dual fuel tanks.
This one come complete with all the right paperwork, including the original window sticker, owner's manual, and warranty card. It's that perfect survivor-grade pickup that still knows how to earn its keep. So when something this cool is also so affordable, you know you need to hurry if you want to grab this deal. Call today!!!
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