A Look Back at Ford Trucks of the 1970s

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From politics to the energy crisis, the 1970s were a time of change and upheaval. One thing remained the same, though. Ford still made handsome trucks. You all have photographic – and life-experience – proof of that. We’ve shared a few pictures of just some of your Blue Oval pickups from the ’70s below.

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twofifty describes his truck with a bunch of numbers: “’79 F-250 300 Six, 4-spd, 3.54’s.” We give it a 10.

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Forum member Phil105 had an eye-catching 1972 Ford F100 Ranger, but he eventually traded it for something that struck his fancy even more. We hope you were happy with the trade, Phil. We’re just happy that somebody out there is enjoying your two-tone beauty.

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Orange you glad pauli3wood decided to restore his grandfather’s 1977 F100? We certainly are.

To get an eyeful of more gorgeous ’70s sheetmetal like this, head over to the

1967 – 1972 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks


1973 – 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks


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Derek Shiekhi contributes to a variety of Internet Brands’ Auto sites, including J-K Forum , Jaguar Forums, and 5 Series. He's also a member of the Texas Auto Writers Association.

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