This Handsome Vintage Ford Truck Went for the Price of a Fusion

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1952 Ford F1 Pickup 2

Decisions, decisions. For $22,260, you could buy an entry-level 2016 Ford Fusion. Or, like the person who took the truck you see here off the market, you could pass over a brand new car for a vintage vehicle with a lot of character and pay roughly the same amount of money.

This 1952 Ford F1 received a frame-off restoration back in 1986. In the past year, this nearly-daily-driven pickup has been outfitted with a variety of parts, including fresh wires and fuses, a 12-volt electrical conversion, custom gauges, replacement flooring, and a new carburetor for its 239-cubic-inch V8. Its three-speed manual gearbox is now connected to new clutch linkage bushings.

1952 Ford F1 Pickup 4

It’s not perfect, though. It has a little bit of rust in the lower parts of its front fenders and a few stone nicks in its rich paint. However, it must’ve been perfect for some old-school Blue Oval fan out there. They decided to pay $21,500 for it.

1952 Ford F1 Pickup 1

*MSRP excludes destination/delivery fee, taxes, title, and registration

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via [Hemmings Daily]

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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