This 1962 Ford F-100 Is the Perfect Unibody Fixer Upper!

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With prices for classic Ford trucks on the rise every day, it can be tough for the average Joe to find a decent one for a decent price. Since most folks can’t really afford (or want) to shell out the big bucks to score a restored or low-mileage F-Series truck from the ’60s, their best bet might just be to buy a fixer upper.

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This 1962 Ford F-100 is the perfect truck for someone that is handy and wants a solid base to start with. It’s a short bed unibody model, which makes for a nice beginning. There’s a little rust, but no major cancer anywhere. According to the listing, mostly everything works as well, save for the aftermarket fog lights and rear backup lights. The truck needs a clutch as well, but those are minor complaints and easy fixes.

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Otherwise, the 223 inline-six runs great, and the 3-speed manual transmission shifts smoothly. The body is solid, the interior clean, and it even has new tires and cold air-conditioning. With a new clutch a few minor fixes, this ’62 would be ready for service in no time!

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The great thing about trucks like this one, other than the fact that it will probably sell for a reasonable price, is that you can make it whatever you want. Whether that be a full restoration patina’d daily driver, or a V8 swapped custom, it’s a nice blank canvas. Bidding is currently pretty low, so feel free to place your bets here.

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Brett Foote is a longtime contributor to Internet Brands’ Auto sites, including Chevrolet Forum, Rennlist, and Ford Truck Enthusiasts, among other sites.

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