Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Stoney Creek, Ontario
I hate to rain on your parade, but, the e-brake must work for a proper inspection. A truck that old requires careful inspection of brakes. Steel lines cannot be caked with rust, flex hoses cannot be cracked, wheel cylinders, master cylinder and calipers cannot leak and must operate well, speedometer must work and be illuminated at night with the lights on, no rust holes into the cab and be structurally sound, exhaust must be intact and carry exhaust fumes beyond the cab, steering must work properly as in tie rods are not loose but not seized, same for king pins, and pivot bushings, radius arm bushings, springs and shocks, brake drums and rotors must be a minimum thickness, rotor and outer rear axle bearings and seals, shoes and pads must be a minimum thickness and not be contaminated with oil and cannot be cracked, u-joints must be tight but not seized, drive shafts must be true, spring perches, shackles, radius arm mounts cannot be perforated with rust and securely attached. There's a lot more stuff to cover but if this stuff isn't so then don't do an inspection until it is. Otherwise, you're peeing into the wind. I mention these items because your truck is old enough to have these problems and I wouldn't want you to have an accident and not be able to enjoy your truck. They're good trucks. They just sometimes need a little work. They are built FordTough!
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