Interior: Exterior: Mileage: 0 Modifications Views: 325 Average Vote: 5. Vehicle comes with lots of documentation. It's very solid and its exterior alignment is impressive, with straight body lines and tight uniform gaps surrounding the doors and hood, all of which open and shut very smoothly. Ford Although available only as a three-quarter or one-ton, the Longhorn could be had with a host of engines, from a straight six to a 396-cubic-inch big-block. Beefy diamond plate steps on both sides add a nice rugged touch that's echoed by a very substantial steel reinforcement plate on the rear bumper, indicating that this vintage truck is well-suited for some serious hauling. Generally, all 1973—75 and then 1976—79 Camper Specials are identical, save for grilles and minor trim. This truck is in excellent original condition and still has its original paint.
I'm just off work and heading to bed Bill I woke up and got a glass of water and cant get back to sleep. Interior is in incredible survivor condition. Various color breakups and packages could take your basic pickup to almost Cadillac luxuriousness, something almost unheard of just a few years before. This truck was in the barn and Grandpa used to use it for camping, only bummer is the four holes he drilled on both sides in the cowl for camper strut bars. Aluminum, insulated and paneled with an option roof-rack.
Bill OldRedFord wrote:This might be of some help to you. It's running strong, harboring a very healthy original big block under its hood and featuring solid road readiness to go along with an expanded cab you rarely come across anymore in pickups of this era. The interior is also excellent and door panels are super nice as well. Up front on the dash, the original gauges are clear and functional, while the dash pad running across the top has yet to develop any cracks. Non-stock items include wood steering wheel, special seat upholstery originally fabric , Holley 650-cfm carburetor, and electronic ignition. Original Tailgate Included in this Deal.
Available only as a two-wheel drive single cab, the extended wheelbase made for a stable, better-riding truck with less camper intrusion, which eliminated the space normally reserved for the spare behind the rear axle. Working lighted vanity mirror on passenger side. The body has typical dings and dents scratches and scuffs as could be expected with a 40 year old truck with its original paint. This Truck Does Not Squat Down with a Load On. The glass surrounding the cabin is clear and unblemished, with a custom grazing deer graphic gracing the rear windshield.
Call or E-Mail me for an appointment. Ford Although available only as a three-quarter or one-ton, the Longhorn could be had with a host of engines, from a straight six to a 396-cubic-inch big-block. Sounds like it will make a good tow vehicle though. It has a 351M 4 speed. Let me tell you this makes a hughe difference.
Other extras, but not limited to: Head Light Stone Guards, Front Bumper Guards, Auxiliary under bumper back-up lights, Mud Flaps with Anti-Sway Bars, Fold Down License Plate Step, Transmission Cooler. Fuel tanks have been flushed out and new in-dash fuel tank selector switch and new tank switch-over servo valve installed. Basically everything you could get in a regular F150—F350 could be ordered for Specials. Lariat badge on glove box, good trim, good dash pad. .
The interior is also excellent and door panels are super nice as well. The seat upholstery and wood steering wheel are not stock but blend in nicely with this well-cared-for F350. The bed is all carpeted with padding. It is in amazing shape and to complete the package for awesome drive ability it has a Brand New Desert Cooler Radiator and Coolant, new front and rear brakes, new exhaust, new Holley Carb and new Tires. Generally, the more optioned 140-wheel-base F350s tend to be Camper Specials. It has stock 16 inch wheels but I do still have the factory 16. Thanks Tim, that's some really cool reading!! All of this extension magic smoothed out the ride, made for a more stable platform, and added cargo capacity—everything anyone could ever want in a hauling truck in the late-1960s.
This 1978 Ford F-350 Camper Special offers a confidence-inspiring road readiness that's hard to come by in a vintage pickup, along with two full rows of seating and a very capable big block under the hood, so this is a rare opportunity. The oil embargo of 1973 may have had a hand in the demise of the Super Camper Special, which is a shame. And while when you venture up close you may be able to see some minor evidence of its toil over the years - this is a work truck at its core, after all - it's come through the decades in great shape. Built from 1973—79, the Super Camper Special might have passed right under your nose without you knowing what they were. Basically everything you could get in a regular F150—F350 could be ordered for Specials. Lariat door panels in great shape.
Interior: Exterior: Mileage: 0 Modifications Views: 325 Average Vote: 5. The body has typical dings and dents scratches and scuffs as could be expected with a 40 year old truck with its original paint. There are lots of other Wheel and Tire Combinations Available and may be Included if Buyer is Interested. Generally, the more optioned 140-wheel-base F350s tend to be Camper Specials. Working lighted vanity mirror on passenger side. I have matching 1978 12' Bronco truck camper, without sway bars it is not good, with them on you can take a speed curve at 60mph and not even feel the camper.