California Blue Plate Special: ’72 F-250 Seeks ‘a Good Home’

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1972 Ford F-250 XLT Ranger

Built in San Jose, 1972 F-250 XLT Ranger will have you California dreamin’ for only $2,500.

Originally bought as a project truck, this 1972 Ford F-250 XLT Ranger up for sale by Ford Truck Enthusiasts forum member Pickupmanx2 is now ready to be sent “to a good home,” as he’s moved around a bit, and has too many projects on his plate at this time.

The F-250 is a California original, built in San Jose and wearing a set of original California blue plates. Under the hood is a two-barrel 390 FE paired with a four-speed manual, while the interior is worn but still useable. Here’s a few more details on this sweet ride:

“Dana 60 w/3.73, runs, needs head gasket, seat and TLC… Original Ranger XLT, doors, windows are tight, surface rust here and there, inside of bed is in great shape, tailgate is original and works, on NON-OP, clean title, NO SMOG, NO fees due.”

1972 Ford F-250 XLT Ranger

The California-based seller is asking $2,500 for the F-250, which is quite the nice price for this California dream.

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Since launching her professional writing career nearly a decade ago as a fashion blogger, Cameron Aubernon has written for a handful of online and print publications on a wide variety of subjects, including expat issues, fashion, music, and, of course, the automotive industry. The automotive expert was even the editor-in-chief of a popular online lifestyle publication, where she reviewed luxury cars and interviewed fellow automotive enthusiasts.

A graduate of The Evergreen State College Class of 2005 with a bachelor's in liberal arts, Aubernon took a left turn from fashion writing into the automotive realm when she asked a fellow writer via Facebook if she could write for their site. Following an internship, stints with a couple of hyper-local online publications, and a move to Seattle, she made her then-biggest impact with The Truth About Cars, writing full-time for the publication from 2013 to 2015.

Currently, the highly-regarded automotive journalist is a frequent contributor to the high-traffic Internet Brands Auto Group websites Rennlist, Club Lexus, LS1Tech and Mustang Forums, among others.

Aubernon’s expert knowledge of all things Ford trucks has also made her a mainstay as one of the most prolific writers on Ford Truck Enthusiasts and F-150 Online.

Aubernon can be contacted via email at [email protected].

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