Ford F350 Review from Australia and New Zealand

1979 Ford F350 Custom 5.8 Cleveland

Model year1979
Year of manufacture1979
First year of ownership1999
Most recent year of ownership2008
Engine and transmission 5.8 Cleveland Automatic
Performance marks 6 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 10 / 10
Dealer Service marks 8 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 5 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.4 / 10
Distance when acquired60000 kilometres
Most recent distance90000 kilometres
Previous carFord Falcon


Great workhorse, great beast!


Not much, minor things.

General Comments:

As long as you get a rust free one, they're the best truck ever!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes

Review Date: 16th May, 2008

4th Jan 2012, 01:34

I had a 79 F350; great truck, but the damn exhaust manifold, exhaust connection was a nightmare to fix. Never did solve the problem, sold it and let the new owner figure it out. I told him about it, but never found out how or if he remedied the situation.

Average review marks: 7.4 / 10, based on 1 review