1970 Ford F-250 4x4 Powered By a 460 V8, Boxwood Green

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For starters, meet "Major Tom"! My truck started out life as a 2 wheel drive and Colorado native. I bought the truck from the 2nd owner out of Salida, Colorado. The truck originally came equipped with a 360 2bbl and a T18 4-speed manual transmission, drums in a four corners and manual steering. The motor was tired but made the 3 hour drive home like a champ. I always wanted a Bumpside Highboy, so now the work begins!

Says: Chris De Lair (Owner)
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The donor Highboy was a 1976. It came equipped with an open knuckle dana 44HD with front disc brakes and power assist steering. The Highboy drove surprisingly well for being beat up. I bought it out of Denver, Colorado.
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Completely body swapped my 1970 F-250 onto the 1976 4x4 frame. The FE 360 and 4-speed are long gone, now it's powered by a big 460 V8 and a C-6 automatic transmission. Has Sanderson headers and dual 2.5 exhaust with Thrush Welded mufflers. Sounds great and drives good! Gets compliments all the time.
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The truck was painted Ford Boxwood Green. Sitting on LT255/85r16 Mastercraft CXT's and factory height. My truck was originally a Camper Special Sport Custom and sports the original 3 arm west coast mirrors.
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Front bumper came off a Ford Louisville, modified to fit. Has D-Shackles and LED off road lights mounted in the bumper. The rear bumper came off a 80s Ford truck and modified with D-Shackles and a receiver hitch welded to it. Both bumpers are Raptor lined.
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The interior sports the original bench seat that was custom reupholstered two tone with camouflage and white vinyl. Black carpet. Lokar floor shifter and the NP205 transfercase lever.
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Major Tom is a daily driver and not a show truck, he's not perfect. I enjoy making memories every time I get behind the wheel and drive. Adventure is out there!
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