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1984 Ford Truck F250 Specifications

by Matt Vietri

The Ford Motor Company began manufacturing the F-series pickup trucks over in 1948 and are still producing them over 60 years later. The 1984 Ford F-250 is a seventh-generation Ford pickup truck that is available in various models, including the large super duty work truck.

Engine Specs

The 1984 Ford F-250 engines featured quite a wide range of engine sizes: a 300 cubic-inch inline six-cylinder engine, a 255 cubic-inch V8, a 302 cubic-inch V8, a 351 cubic-inch V8, a 400 cubic-inch V8, a 460 cubic-inch V8 and a 420 cubic-inch V8. With the exception of the 420 cubic-inch V8, which ran on diesel, every engine was fueled by regular gasoline. The 1984 F-250 also offered a three-speed and a four-speed automatic, or a manual transmission. The V6 engines were considerably more fuel efficient than the V8s.

Interiors and Trim

The 1984 F-250 offered a wide variety of interior and trim level options. They were the XL, XLT, XLS, Explorer and Lariat trucks. Ford also offered a variety of color options and interior fabrics as well.

Body Style

The 1984 F-250 pickup truck offered two versions, the regular two-door cab and the larger two-door extended cab. Both models could seat three passengers comfortably, but the extended model featured a storage compartment behind the front seat. During this year Ford was in in the middle of releasing its seventh generation F-series pickup trucks, which had a square design that had been conceived during 1980 when Ford redesigned its line of trucks.

About the Author

Matt Vietri has been writing professionally since 2005. He has had his work published in the "Bucks County Courier Times," "Metronome Magazine," "Major League Baseball," the "Seaford Star." After attending Temple University film school, Vietri studied English at the University of Delaware.

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