During 1997, a SuperCab was also added to some of the F-Series models, unlike the 1979 Ford F-250 possessing a three-passenger occupancy capacity. Body Code The first two digits of the three-digit body code is the trim code and identifies the color and type of materials used in the interior upholstery. All brand names and product names used on this website are trade names, service marks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. Has been sitting since 2012 but runs starts steers and stops as it should. S '77-'79 8 400 2-bbl.
To report problems or provide comments or suggestions, please. Inspections are welcome but must be done prior to end of sale. The 1979 Ford 250 was produced by Ford Motor Company and made available to the public between 1973-1979. To drive them and have fun with them. High pinion Dana 44 front axle with locking hubs, full float heavy duty rear axle. You can contact me at 9162073964 and I am happy to answer any other questions you may have or show for you anytime. Other modifi cations made to the original cab include the utilization of a Super Duty fi rewall to accommodate the clutch pedal and hydroboost brake system, and the dilapidated A-pillars being replaced with sections from a rust-free donor truck.
I am the 2nd owner it was sold out of an estate. Burris opted to stretch the frame between the fourth and fi fth cross members, just behind where the cab sits. Has Heavy Duty front axle with Warn Brand Hubs. Luckily, as a self-taught auto body guru, a competent fabricator, and being an electrician by trade, Burris was able to perform all the work himself—literally from the ground up. According to Ford Motor Company, the F-Series was America's best-selling car or truck through the years 1981 to 2007. Accuride 16 inch steel Ford wheels. If only a single-digit trim code, there will be a space between the first and last digit, as shown here.
In 1994, the air bag manufactured in the driver's side became a standard feature. In the near future, a set of traction bars will make their way onto the truck to eliminate rear axle wrap. To ensure he never had any problems harnessing the torque of the 7. The motor is out of a Super Duty, but had to be moved to the far passenger corner, along with its respective wiring harness and linkages being extended. It also Needs new exhaust manifold gaskets. How about a one-of-a-kind Highboy with modern creature comforts, a stouter frame and axles, and a 7.
Self-taught in the art of auto body, Burris handled all rust removal, necessary repairs, panel straightening, priming, and painting on the truck. The frame, axles, and suspension were glass bead media blasted and wear a coat of semigloss black undercoating. To eliminate a weak link, the 38R was bolted to a blank turbo pedestal void of the exhaust back pressure valve rod and spring when it was installed in the valley. In comparison with later versions of the F-Series, the 1979 Ford F-250 lacks some safety and economy features. When selecting part numbers referenced to serial numbers, the catalog specifications should be used as an aid in selecting the proper part number. The decision to go with the Super Duty dash was a tough one, but he told us it made the most sense, especially from a wiring standpoint. No portion or content of this site may be reproduced or otherwise used without explicit permission.
Car details 1979 Ford F250 Custom Highboy 4wd. Everything under the hood is 100% original and intact. Heavy duty thick steel rear bumper with a U-haul hitch installed to the frame. Front brake calipers are the more desired dual piston style for better stopping power. Truck is located in Northern Sacramento 15 minutes from the Sacramento International airport. In 1982, fuel efficiency was introduced into the F-Series.
The Ford F-250 has several options for engine sizes and transmission types. Keeping the rear Sterling 10. Does have a few minor rust spots. All glass is in perfect shape and windows roll up and down as they should. For efficient power transfer to the six-speed transmission, a 3250 dualdisc clutch from South Bend is employed. Carb Type A '73-'74 6 240 1-bbl.
All engine variations feature overhead valves and produce a nine-to-one compression ratio. It's more commonly known as the Ford F-250. Front tires are brand new, rear tires will need to be replaced sooner than later. The future will likely bring a set of bigger injectors into the equation. What did it take to pull off the feat? Nice for a 40 year old truck.