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1965 Ford F100 Custom Cab Twin I-beam All Original 352 3 On The Tree W/overdrive on 2040cars

Year:1965 Mileage:118999 Color: turquoise/white / turquoise
Location:

Benson, North Carolina, United States

Benson, North Carolina, United States
Transmission:Manual
Body Type:Pickup Truck
Engine:352
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
Year: 1965
Interior Color: turquoise
Make: Ford
Number of Cylinders: 8
Model: F-100
Trim: Custom Cab
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: manual 3 on-the-tree with overdive
Mileage: 118,999
Exterior Color: turquoise/white
Condition: UsedA vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections.Seller Notes:"Starts. Runs. Stops."

This is a beautiful 1965 Ford F100 Custom Cab Twin I-Beam.
 352 v8 (2 barrel), 3 on-the-tree with overdrive, (ordered with camper/towing package).
Purchased from family of original owner. It has been a NC truck all of its life and was obviously well cared for and well maintained.
Original Paint.
118k original miles.
No rust, never wrecked.
Totally unmolested.
 A few scratches, dings and nicks as you would expect from a vehicle of this vintage but it has a lovely patina.
Cranks and run smooth. Smokes a bit. Oil light stays on. (If I end up keeping this I will probably do a rebuild on the engine, just for peace of mind.)
It shifts smoothly and goes down the road rather well.
 New hoses, battery, wheel brake cylinders and brake lines.
New-ish front shocks
Fuel tank has been cleaned and flushed out.
New fuel pump.
New, re-manufactured carburetor (original will be included). CB.
Interior is nice, door panel inserts and seat are worn.
All glass is good, windshield had one small flea-bite.
Have original invoice, owner's manual and warranty/service card.

They don't get much more original than this... it is  a beautiful time capsule.

If you have any questions, please ask and I will do my best to answer.

A $500 non-refundable deposit required within 24 hours of action end.

I will not arrange shipping or transport. The truck is sold as is/where is with no warranty expressed or implied.

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Fri, 10 May 2013 13:30:00 EST

Not that it means anything beyond bragging rights, but if you're fixated on the positions of domestic automakers on the annual Fortune 500 list, both General Motors and Ford are still on it but they've slipped a couple of notches. The list ranks American companies and they're ordered solely by revenue. GM, fifth last year, came in seventh, while Ford fell from ninth to tenth even though both companies saw small gains in annual revenue.
GM's $152.3 billion in revenue was less than a third of that of the first company on the list: Wal-Mart, which regained the title from Exxon Mobil. Berkshire Hathaway and Apple are the firms that moved GM down. Ford, displaced by energy company Valero, had $134.3 billion in revenue.
On a side note, profitability isn't a factor, but both GM and Ford were down in this year's list compared to last year's: GM declined from $9.2 billion to $6.2 billion, Ford fell from $20.2 billion to $5.6 billion. If profits were included, Exxon Mobil would probably still be king: although the energy company made almost $20 billion less in revenue than Wal-Mart's $469.2 billion, it posted $44.9 billion in profit compared to Wal-Mart's $17 billion.

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