- This long-bed 1995 Ford F-250 XLT comes with an extended cab, four-wheel drive, and a 7.3-liter Power Stroke diesel V-8 engine.
- With 108,000 miles connected it, this diesel pickup has plentifulness of beingness near for hauling bags of provender oregon conscionable looking cool.
- The auction closes Thursday, June 23, with bidding presently astatine $11,000.
Being calved successful Texas makes a emotion of Ford F-series trucks practically genetic. For me, contempt surviving the past 7 years of my beingness successful Metro Detroit, I person nary much shaken my affinity for the reliable rigs than I person shaken the flimsy Texan accent that comes retired erstwhile I accidental words similar "tomatah" and "mornin'." That's wherefore this single-owner 1995 Ford F-250 XLT caught my eye. It's listed connected Bring a Trailer—which, similar Car and Driver, is portion of Hearst Autos. The motortruck has the top-of-the-line 7.3-liter Power Stroke V-8 diesel motor and four-wheel drive, and it comes with aftermarket 16.5-inch wheels and CD stereo, cruise control, powerfulness windows and locks, a trailer hitch, and dual substance tanks.
Bring a Trailer
The ninth procreation of the F-series was produced betwixt 1992 and 1998, and it was the past procreation to usage the aforesaid chassis for each its pickup trucks arsenic good arsenic to clasp the quadrate assemblage introduced successful 1980. After the dusk of the ninth generation, the F-250 and the F-350 became their ain beefier variant of the F-series known arsenic Super Duty, portion the 10th-generation F-series took connected a rounder, much fluid look.
That's portion of what makes this peculiar F-250 truthful enticing. It's successful the saccharine spot of having the classical ninth-generation look positive the 7.3-liter Power Stroke engine, mill rated astatine 210 horsepower and 425 pound-feet of torque, was a revelation compared to its indirect-injection predecessor, and trucks equipped with it regularly tally for mileage astir doubly the circumference of Jupiter.
Bring a Trailer
However, those aren't the lone reasons this motortruck called to me. See, generations of my household hail from Melvin successful West Texas, colonisation 247. Growing up, I would sojourn my grandpa, PeePaw, there, and helium would beryllium maine connected his thigh and fto maine thrust astir his goat pastures successful a motortruck precise akin to this one. PeePaw's was a 1994 model, painted a rusty reddish to spell with the existent rust adorning the edges of the truck, but it had the aforesaid motor and drivetrain arsenic this BaT listing.
My dada and uncle affectionately nicknamed the motortruck "The Turd" successful grant of its evident decrepitude compared to the shiny caller trucks going down Highway 87. But arsenic different pickups came and went, the Turd was ever there, acceptable to haul bags of maize to cervid feeders oregon a gaggle of children successful the furniture to stargaze astatine the apical of the mountain.
Bring a Trailer
When PeePaw died a fewer years back, the Turd yet reached the extremity of its journey, but it inactive holds a peculiar spot successful my heart. So overmuch truthful that I saw this listing and wished I had the wealth to driblet connected it and relive immoderate of those days backmost successful Melvin. But I don't, but immoderate different idiosyncratic stands to acquisition the joys of an aged motortruck the mode I did. Sure, it's got immoderate airy deterioration and tear, but immoderate bully motortruck should look similar it's gotten its hands soiled a fewer times, possibly adjacent capable to get dubbed a Turd. Bidding connected this 1 closes connected Thursday, June 23.
This contented is created and maintained by a 3rd party, and imported onto this leafage to assistance users supply their email addresses. You whitethorn beryllium capable to find much accusation astir this and akin contented astatine piano.io