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1987 FORD F150 XLT LARIAT 4WD, Completely Restored, 351 V8, AT, Beautiful Truck!

Condition: Used
Make: Ford
Model: F-150
Type: Cab & Chassis
Year: 1987
Mileage: 102,596
VIN: 1FTEF14H9HNA38738
Color: Medium Dark Fire/White
Engine: 351 CI V8
Fuel: Gasoline
Drive type: 4WD
Interior color: Burgundy
Safety: Anti-Lock Brakes
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Cape Coral, Florida, United States
Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows
4-Wheel Drive, CD Player

Listed by
Private seller

Description of 1987 Ford F-150 4WD XLT LARIAT

* 1987 FORD F150 4WD *
* 351 CI V8, 4 BBL., Auto. *
* Completely Restored!! *
* Near Mint Condition!! *
Before you and up for bid is my 1987 FORD F150 4WD pickup truck. I will be very thorough in my description, so please take the time to read the entire listing.
The particulars of this first year 8th generation F150 are as follows:
* Always a southern truck, senior owned and purchased new. The truck spent 29 of its 31 years in Monck's Corner, S.C. (approx. 45 miles west of Charleston), it was then in Lexington, S.C., these past 2 years. I brought it to Florida prior to "Florence" last month.
* Non-smoker, no pets, always garaged and pampered, it's immaculate!
* CARFAX certified (in hand) NO accident history. It also corroborates the ownership and mileage. In March of this year, it was serviced at a facility in Columbia. This facility mistakenly indicated the truck had 22,099 when in fact it had 2099 on the 5 digit odometer having rolled over after 99,999. It presently has 2596 miles showing. (102,596) actual miles in total.
* Additionally, AUTOCHECK has provided a report with the listing.
* In 2013, the owner's physician son had the truck completely restored for his dad at a cost exceeding $26K. Upon his dad's passing, the truck was bequeathed to him.
* At the time the restoration was undertaken, the truck had approx. 92k miles. It presently has just 102K.
The comprehensive breakdown of the restoration includes but is not limited to:
* Removal of all trim, glass and moldings to completely strip, prime, block and repaint to original FORD Medium Dark Fire/White 2 tone. Remove the bumpers, grill, exterior lights, outside rear view mirrors, door handles, emblems, etc. ($5000.00)
* The finish is beautiful with excellent reflection (see pics). I want to emphasize that there is not now, nor has there ever been any rust repair done on this truck.
* Solid truck throughout
* Rebuilt 5.8 liter,(351 ci) V8 engine. ($4000.00)
* All new engine related components and accessories; alternator, starter, radiator, master cylinder, brake booster, power steering pump, belts, hoses, filters, fittings, clamps, fuel lines, new Holley 4 bbl carburetor, distributor, plugs, wires, cap, etc. (over $2000.00)
* Rebuilt the factory C-6 automatic transmission ($2500.00)
* All new air conditioning system ($1500.00)
* Gibson quiet performance dual exhaust ($1000.00), not overstated or screaming "look at me"
* WESTIN step rails, WESTIN chrome (mirror polished) front off road bar w/integrated roller fairlead, WARN 8000LB winch w/remote, and auxiliary battery wired in to adequately power the winch ($3000.00)
* New Interior: reupholstered seats and door panels in original Ford material, new headliner and carpeting. ($2000.00) there is a small snag (1/2") in the headliner on the driver side
* All new weather stripping, door gaskets, window sweeps and wing window gaskets ($500.00)
* New FORD windshield and gasket ($500.00)
* New front and rear bumpers ($800.00), excellent chrome finish, no pitting or discoloration
Other miscellaneous:
* Rear end service, new pinon seal, wheel bearings, rotors/hubs (new from FORD in '87, one piece) brake service, new steering column, new tie rods, shocks and rear leaf springs
* Transfer case/hub mechanism service
* New FORD trailer mirrors
* New body side moldings
* New FORD bed liner
* New WEATHER GUARD locking aluminum tool box
* Aluminum diamond plate inner tail gate panel, bed tie downs
* KENWOOD AM/FM/CD/MP3 Stereo w/new speakers
* New this year, FIRESTONE DESTINY tires (under 800 miles) and new period oem FORD factory wheels. ($1200.00)
* This is the XLT LARIAT truck that is pictured (same color's) in the 1987 sales brochure. It was the nicest trim level standard cab F150 that FORD offered in 1987. (brochure included)
* Power windows roll up and down smoothly
* Power locks, operate either manually, by key or by power mechanism on each door
* Cruise control, fully operational
* Sliding rear window
* Tilt steering wheel
* In cab rear view mirror w/outside temp and compass display
* Perfect dash, NO cracks
* Every convenience and safety feature is fully operational.
(lights, wipers, horn, turn signals, reverse lights, courtesy dome, glove box, ignition buzzer, dash lights, etc.)
* All gauges and function monitoring displays are fully operational, no erratic or jumpy needles
* The truck has been driven under 12K miles since being restored.
* No exposure to salt or winter corrosive agents applied to roads
* All buttons, knobs, stalks and switches are present
* ICE COLD AC, excellent heat/defrost and fan speeds
* Emergency brake holds firmly
* Original books, keys, service history and restoration documents
* Full size spare mounted beneath the bed, original jack and tire tool.
* Tail gate opens and closes properly
* New custom FORD loop pile floor mats
* Heavy duty tow receiver, both 6 and 7 pin connectors
* Brake controller
* Dual fuel tanks, dash mounted switch over fully operational including fuel level display
* 4WD is fully operational, e-z turn hubs, never off-roaded or abused
* Motion adjustable security alarm system, 2 remotes
The truck starts right up and holds a smooth idle, there are NO annoying drips or leaks. It accelerates quickly, goes down the road straight and stops assuredly.
Recent service since the restoration included new batteries, fresh fluids, belts, hoses, filters, wheel bearing and brake inspection. The truck is entirely sound and can be driven anywhere with complete confidence.
At 32 model years of age, the truck is in remarkable condition! I believe it is aesthetically better than new with only minor flaws.
It looks, runs and drives great...and can be driven anywhere with pride of ownership! It always receives nice compliments and the "thumbs up".
It is a classic truck from a time when trucks were trucks...not luxury vehicles.
You are bidding to purchase the F150, not to be the first to look at it. Please have your funding in place prior to placing your bid. Thank you.
Please consult with your spouse, therapist, pet, or MAGIC 8-BALL prior to placing your bid, as I am not running a clinic for the confused. Thank you.
Inspections are welcome and encouraged. They will be facilitated to the best of my ability prior to the auction concluding.
The truck and I are presently located in the Ft. Myers/Naples vicinity.
Transportation and/or shipping is the sole responsibility of the buyer. Delivery is possible within the lower 48 states for $1000.00, (non-negotiable) as I own a Hodges transport.
I believe that the truck could be driven home safely and confidently to anywhere in America. If you are to fly in and drive home, I will gladly pick you up from the S.W. Florida International Airport in Ft. Myers, or the regional airport in Punta Gorda.
I have set a reasonable and fair reserve for the truck. It is for sale and I like for a reserve to be attained early in order to garner greater interest as an auction winds down.
DO NOT ask me what the reserve is as I will not disclose it. Bid what you can afford and are willing to pay for the exemplary condition 1987 FORD F150 4WD XLT Lariat pickup truck that you see before you.
If you are "new" to ebay, have 0% feedback, less than 10 transactions, or excessive negative feedback, you will need to call me prior to placing your bid and express your intentions. If you do not call me first, your bid will be cancelled and you will be blocked from further bidding. This is to preserve the integrity of the auction.
I am a sincere seller simply seeking a sincere buyer and as such, do not have a litany of conditions and guidelines. These auctions cost money, but more importantly time. I will not waste your time, please do not waste mine.
I am not a professional "ebayer". I am a collector/hobbyist. Since 2007, I have sold more than 25 of my personal vehicles via eBay. Nearly all have had their expectations exceeded. Where collector vehicles are concerned, condition is open to interpretation. I am thorough in my description so as to provide one with sufficient information in order to make an informed and comfortable decision.
The F150 truck before you is represented accurately and honestly.
Given the age of the truck, by bidding you acknowledge your understanding that the truck is being sold in "as is" condition with no expressed, written or otherwise implied warranties.
I reserve the right to cancel this listing at any time should the truck no longer be available.
A $1000.00 initial payment is required within 24 hours of auction close via PayPal, NO EXCEPTIONS.
The balance is to be paid in full within 7 days of auction close, under condition and arrangement made between myself and the buyer via a legitimate bank to bank wire transfer, as it provides a documented record of the transaction for both parties.
I DO NOT accept PayPal for the entire purchase, only the initial $1000.00 payment.
If you are to either fly in and drive home or arrive to trailer the truck for yourself, I will accept cash in person for the balance provided that it is within 7 days of auction close.
If you require additional time to coordinate your travel arrangements, I am able to accommodate you within reason by storing the truck securely, provided that it has been paid for in full.
The truck and title to the truck will not be released until payment in full has been received. Upon receipt of payment in full, I will overnight via FEDEX, the title and bill of sale documents to the new owner.
If you are to fly in and/or arrive to trailer the truck, I will offer the option of hand delivering these documents to you upon your arrival.
If you secure your own transport company, I will coordinate with and assist that carrier.
Clear Florida title in my name.
eBay provides for only 24 pictures. I have selected pictures that best present a concise overview of the truck. If you would like any area specific pictures, simply request them.
I answer my phone quicker than I respond to e-mail, call me directly with any questions. If you reach voice mail, leave me a brief message along with a contact number, and I will return your call promptly.
If you would like to discuss a "buy it now", call me and present your offer. DO NOT call and ask me, "what's the lowest that you'll take?"
Buyers from the United States, Canada, the UK, Europe, Russia, Australia and New Zealand are welcome and encouraged to bid with confidence.
If the truck is sold to an international buyer, I am available to transport the truck to the requisite shipping port for reasonable expenses.
This is a classic Ford F150 that has been accorded an easy life, and caring owners with the means and desire to restore it properly.
This F150 truck will provide many years of enjoyment to its new owner(s)!
Thanks for looking and good luck when you bid!