1977 Ford LTD Reviews - Page 3 of 3

1977 Ford LTD 2 351 Windsor from North America

Year of manufacture1977
First year of ownership1980
Most recent year of ownership1986
Engine and transmission 351 Windsor Automatic
Performance marks 8 / 10
Reliability marks 8 / 10
Comfort marks 8 / 10
Dealer Service marks 5 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 8 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.4 / 10
Distance when acquired80000 kilometres
Most recent distance160000 kilometres
Previous carFord Truck

Summary:

A true classic!

Faults:

Just the regular maintenance, tires, brakes and battery.

General Comments:

One of the most reliable vehicles my family had when I was growing up. Very safe, comfortable (especially when we used to go to the drive in movie theaters), reliable and never rusted.

These tanks of their era were also very powerful, but alas with gas going through the roof now the LTD2 Station Wagon is, but a distant memory! That metallic medium brown paint job was very special!

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 20th February, 2003

17th Jan 2006, 15:57

Wow non rusted vehicle hahaha mine is so rusted, but it's a 1979.I'm restoring it.

29th Apr 2007, 09:53

We have a 1977 LTD 2 Wagon in pristine condition. With 3 kids it's worth the extra gas instead of car payments. I wish there were others like us around who want to restore and reuse these classic beauties. I wonder how many are actually left?

1977 Ford LTD 2 351 2bbl carb from North America

Year of manufacture1977
First year of ownership1991
Most recent year of ownership1998
Engine and transmission 351 2bbl carb Automatic
Performance marks 7 / 10
Reliability marks 7 / 10
Comfort marks 9 / 10
Running Costs (higher is cheaper) 7 / 10
Overall marks (average of all marks)
7.5 / 10
Distance when acquired0 miles
Most recent distance0 miles

Summary:

Nice car, but past its prime

Faults:

Minor things.

General Comments:

If we could get it started in the driveway, it would get us there and back. Comfortable seats and good room. The 351 felt a little over taxed with it.

Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Don't Know

Review Date: 6th February, 2002

10th Jul 2003, 16:11

To whom it may concern.

I own a 1977 LTD II, and was disappointed in your review of this car. My car is a beautiful silver with the 351 Windsor motor that I feel gives the car plenty of go power. I am 29 years old, and have worked on cars since I've been 11. I am also a mechanic in the US Army, so I feel I have a very good understanding of automotive mechanics. This long nosed beauty is by far not past it's prime, and maybe if you'd spend some time driving a classic automobile, instead of new "toy cars", maybe you'd understand that.

By the way, isn't that what cars are for, To get you from point A to point B?

Disappointingly yours,

Anthony R. Eggelston

tony.eggelston@us.army.mil.

5th Feb 2006, 06:51

Try replacing the timing chain & distributer. That, coupled with a good tune-up & my '76 LTD 11 is running like new.

Jim.

Average review marks: 8.0 / 10, based on 7 reviews