1972 Ford F-250 pickup in traditional ‘sleeper’ guise


Sometimes a timeless automobile is more than satisfies the eye.  The Pick of the Day is a performance-minded “sleeper” 1972 Ford F-250 being marketed by a personal seller in Charleston, South Carolina, on ClassicCars.com.

Beneath the hood of this F-Series pickup beats the heart of a 5.0-liter Mustang, total with updated elements for the heads, ignition system, fuel system, cooling system and more.  If it weren’t for the subtle 5.0 symbols on the front fenders, this may be taken as a nice-original everyday Ford work truck.

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The seller explains the construct specs in the categorized advertisement: “Brand new Mustang V8 5.0 blueprint engine, 306cid crate, aluminum heads and roller cam, bored .040” over.” 

Enhancements to the powerplant likewise consist of a Hyperspark ignition system, a Holley fuel pump and a Ford Racing air filter.  Power is moved to the rear through a remanufactured BMI C6 three-speed automated transmission, all of which suggests this truck has actually a totally arranged powertrain.  The replacement motor even brings a 50,000-mile guarantee.

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The fifth-generation of Ford’s F-Series pickups released in 1967 with a 3-inch larger taxi when compared to previous designs. Unique outside treatment consisted of the grille, moldings and body lines, with readily available trim levels in Base, Custom and Custom Cab. 

This Ford Custom example from the last year of the generation got a repainted two-tone color design Calypso Coral and Wimbledon White as part of a 2017 remediation, per the seller.  Goodyear tires and chrome-finished wheels were included, and the swing-away tow mirrors and receiver drawback indicate this truck likewise can be used, in addition to just looking great.

ford, Pick of the Day: 1972 Ford F-250 pickup truck in classic ‘sleeper’ guise, ClassicCars.com Journal

Interior consultations were dealt with as part of the Ford’s construct, with reupholstered two-tone bench seating, three-point seat belts, Dakota Digital assesses, and a Bluetooth-made it possible for modern-day audio system.  A dash-mounted Holley Sniper EFI readout provides information on the 5.0 efficiency powertrain in advance.

“This truck is restored and ready for the right owner to take it to shows, and more importantly, enjoy driving it,” the listing states. 

ford, Pick of the Day: 1972 Ford F-250 pickup truck in classic ‘sleeper’ guise, ClassicCars.com Journal

There most likely aren’t many approximately 50-year-old lorries out there with an engine guarantee, so this truck might be the ideal classic for somebody who desires a turnkey, trustworthy cruiser.

The seller is asking $27,995 or finest deal for this Ford powerhouse pickup.

To view this listing on ClassicCars.com, see Pick of the Day.



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