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From: Arkansas
Registered: Aug 2005

posted 10-14-2005 10:33 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for bugo   Click Here to Email bugo     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
My dad has two Ford trucks, one a 1965 and the other a 1966. They are both 3/4 ton trucks, long wide bed, 4 speed transmissions. Both trucks have a factory big block 352 V8 with a 2 bbl carb. How rare are these trucks? Almost all of the 65-66 trucks I have seen came with a six-cylinder. Dad is talking about using one of the cabs to build a SWB F-100 truck (he has the rest of the parts.) The trucks are rough in places, but definitely restorable. Would it be worth it to save these trucks?

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posted 10-17-2005 10:26 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for DidgeyTrucker   Click Here to Email DidgeyTrucker     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
In the world of classic trucks, the '61-'66 series is second most popular group after the '53-'56 series. Many '65/'66 F-100s came with the 352 V8, and some had automatic transmissions.

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posted 10-18-2005 08:59 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Thud     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
My Dad had a 1965 F-350 wrecker when he owned the service station, and it had a 352 4-speed (with a granny-gear). He still says that if he could get traction, it would move Stone Mountain....

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posted 10-18-2005 11:09 AM     Click Here to See the Profile for Ryan Wilke   Click Here to Email Ryan Wilke     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Originally posted by Thud: had a 352 4-speed (with a granny-gear). He still says that if he could get traction, it would move Stone Mountain...

LOL..... Funny he should say that because with my 4spd w/granny geared (T-18), 390"-equipped '65 F100; I have told folks,
"If I can get traction, it'll climb trees."


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