1972 Ford Highboy on 2040cars
Newton, Illinois, United States
Body Type:Pickup Truck
For Sale By:Private Seller
Cab Type (For Trucks Only): Regular Cab
Trim: sport custom
Options: 2" LIFT, 35X12.50 TOYO MT, 16X10 WHEELS, TOW PKG, Cassette Player, 4-Wheel Drive
Drive Type: 4X4 4 auto SPEED
Power Options: Air Conditioning, Power Windows
Sub Model: highboy
Exterior Color: Green/white
Disability Equipped: No
Interior Color: Green/gray
Number of Doors: 2
Number of Cylinders: 8
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Condition: Used: A 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. ...
1972 ford f250 ford high boy sport custom 390 v8 auto ps, pb a/c 10000 miles on engine rebuild, 5k miles on mickey thompson m/t 35x12.50s on 96 ford aluminum refinished wheels, new eldlebrock carb new bed mat new floor mat new exhaust... runs and drives good i wouldnt be afraid to drive it anywhere. finding a highboy with auto ps, and pb and a/c is tough for these models, electronic ignition, new alt also
On Mar-21-13 at 18:56:12 PDT, seller added the following information:
also to the winning bidder the truck comes with an almost rust free dent free 8' bed not need for the truck, just a spare.. this truck was built in san jose california and was there until the guy i bought the truck from bought it approx. 5 years ago, ive had the truck about 4 years front cab mounts are solid / rust free
Ford F-250 for Sale
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 12:45:00 EST
You know who you are. There's probably a few of you reading; the ones that say, "Why would I spend $27,000 on a new Mazda MX-5 when I could get a used Chevrolet Corvette with more power." Yes, we're talking to you, used car proponents. While it is a fair argument, it's not like used cars don't come with drawbacks of their own, though.
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:16:00 EST
In an attempt to put this new-versus-used argument to bed once and for all, Matt Farah of the The Smoking Tire has picked up a pair of $25,000 cars - a used, but lightly modified, 2003 BMW M3 and a 2013 Ford Fiesta ST. Naturally, there's a comparison.
Farah, as he's wont to do, does get into the nitty gritty of what each car is like to drive, and discusses the merits of used and new-car shopping. But as he rightly points out while testing the M3, "So, it is a good car. But like any used car, it really does depend on the individual car."
Aluminum is the new buzzword in the automotive industry. The latest Range Rover and Range Rover Sport both take advantage of the lightweight material to shave huge amounts of body fat (only it's called "aluminium" over there). Audi and Jaguar have been using the stuff for years in their A8 and XJ, respectively, and now, aluminum is going mainstream, arriving on the 2015 Ford F-150.
Wed, 08 May 2013 15:44:00 EST
While we're excited to see aluminum make an impact outside the premium market, its widespread adoption apparently won't come without some problems, notably in terms of supply. "There isn't an automotive manufacturer that makes vehicles in North America that we're not talking to," Tom Boney, of Novelis, the largest global supplier of aluminum sheetmetal, told The Detroit News.
According to Boney, Ford's use of aluminum on such a large scale has forced auto manufacturers in "every boardroom" to reconsider their plans following the F-150's unveiling, for one simple reason: there's not exactly enough aluminum to go around, at least in the short term. The auto industry presently only accounts for six percent of the aluminum sheet produced, but as the material is adopted by more and more brands, that figure is expected to swell to 25 percent within the next six years.
Over the last decade or so, competition in NASCAR has led to some pretty funky looking racecars. And when the sport was still up and coming, the tight competition actually led to some interesting production cars. The Dodge Charger Daytona and Plymouth Superbird are perhaps the most well-known cars of the sport's "aero wars" era but the Ford Torino King Cobra might have been the most memorable of all, if not for some different homologation rules established in 1970. The Torino King Cobra never made it to production and never competed in NASCAR, but three examples exist including this one now for sale on eBay.
Designed as a successor for the aero-tuned Torino Talladega, the Torino King Cobra has a sleeker front end with hidden headlights and a sloped nose. As the story goes, NASCAR made a rule change in 1970 requiring 3,000 of the vehicles to be produced, which was substantially more than the 500 units required by the previous rule. One of the three prototypes ever built - and the only one built with the Boss 429 engine - is now for sale on eBay with a starting bid of $500,000. With a little more than three days left on the auction there are still no bids, but in the grand scheme of things this seems like a relatively fair price for a rare piece of automobile and racing history.