Drive while restoring or improving it.
1975 F-250, 460cid V-8, C-6 auto., 2 wheel drive. 8100# GVWR, it will haul anything. A full yard of gravel (2K#) or 2 face cord of wood in the bed is no problem. Slide out rear bumper for a camper. I'm the 3rd owner, miles are original. Truck is in good shape but weathered, some rust, and a dented hood. The worst is pictured. Cab floors replaced in the 1980's by PO, not original but still holding up OK. The exhaust has some leaks from the manifold gaskets to the mufflers (but tail pipes are good, and I have new stainless steel headers for this truck, pictured). The utility box adds tons of extra storage, 29 cubic feet for tools, groceries, whatever. Just repainted, and topped with aluminum tread plate. Frame and running gear are very good, very little rust. Radius arms were replaced and new poly bushings installed. Truck starts, stops, runs and is NY State inspected and insured. Everything is in good working order like a daily driver should be (wipers, squirters, lights, horn, gas gage, etc.). I'll be using it for projects this summer until it sells, it's a great work horse and fun to drive!
OEM set up for 2 fuel tanks but I'm only running the NEW rear tank (sending unit, fuel line, and fuel pump also new). Engine compression test on all 8 cylinders in 2013 when I bought the truck (88K miles) was 115-122psi, oil pressure is 25psi hot at idle. Over $1K in receipts for new parts, some already mentioned. There's also a New Radiator, Water Pump, power steering pump rebuild, Holley 4bbl, front brake calipers/pads/hoses/lines, new brake master cylinder and power booster, spark plugs/wires/electronic ignition/starter solenoid, belts & hoses.
If you live in the Northeast, you won't find a more solid project truck than this one at this price. Good enough to restore, or use it as is for summer work projects, hauling toys, etc. Drive it home, or I'll help your transporter load it up.
For serious buyers, I can send more pictures or set up an appointment to come test drive it.
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