F26 designates a F-250 4x4. Too rich for me, but an excellent example of the truck. I had a 1975 Highboy that I sold to my uncle. Just the same, I edited, and noted it hopefully more clearly. Highboy Steering Highboy steering was either manual 1967-1977. The 300 1V Six replaces the 240 1V Six as the standard engine.
I'm also needing some drive train parts if anyone know's or anyone has any let me know i'm needing a front drivers side axle and a front drive shaft that goes from the transfercase to the front end or just any parts you might have that will fit a 77 f250 highboy If you are looking for parts, please post a request in our classifieds section. That was actually a pretty good read. Thanks, have a good trip. It may have been in the F-series line in 1974, but was it in Highboys in 1973-4? Many assert that 1977 is the best year for a Highboy if the intentions are to swap in a 460, because it has all the benefits of the 1976 year, and the 460 is easy to swap in as a replacement for the 351M or 400. My passeger side seat belt is torn so I need to address it.
I find that most of the internet searches say mid 70's '75-'77 is what I find. And don't get me wrong, I love my 1976 but I still think a 77. This one features 100% original red paint on a 100% rustfree body from California. A Hiboy is a specialized, high-clearance type of farm tractor designed to operate in high crops without damaging them. It still has the factory radio that works. My current 1976 also has a C6 but has a 205. It looks like it could be easily updated to the newer style but any idea what the story on those is? Highboy front leaf springs were more arched than non-Highboy front leaf springs.
The 'Y' indicates a 360 2V V-8 engine 1968-1976 , although other engines were offered, such as the 240 1V Six 1967-1972 , 300 1V Six 1967-1977. The transmission is a automatic c6. My 1976 has 2 seat belt retractors on each side. Both may require three modifications to be at nearly comparable builds, however, the Highboy still has the stouter frame, and therefore wins this particular comparison. I've only had my highboy for about a week so I learned a bit. The front suspension did not have a lift block, and was taller to accommodate the divorced transfer case.
The fourth digit is Z, indicating a Ford part. To Do What was Ford's purpose in building the Highboy? Even though a Highboy sits higher than a 77. And I will look into a possible sticky! Everything works great from the dome light to the window sprayer. Like the F-350 frame, all Highboys have a narrow frame, which is 33. The 351 runs strong, the 4 speed shifts nice, the 205 transfer case operates smoothly and the 4x4 system works perfect. The only real dent is on the right side of the roof.
I had a 1975 Highboy that I sold to my uncle. All F-series light-duty pickup trucks during 1956-1972 had in-cab gas tanks. The Highboy front axles were a closed-knuckle design from 1967-1975, and open-knuckle design in 1976-1977. The power ram assist steering is problematic due to its complexity with numerous hoses that get hit by road or off-road debris, and the parts are now expensive and rare. Some people question whether it is better to have a Highboy or Lowboy as a base to build, and of course, it depends on how it is desired to be built.
The Highboy Regular Cab frame is 28. Technical specifications of Ford F-250 1977 Price: - Item location: Loyalton, California, United States Make: Ford Model: F-250 Type: Standard cab Year: 1977 Mileage: 130,000 Color: tan Engine size: 460 Number of cylinders: 8 Fuel: Gas Transmission: Auto Drive type: 4wheel drive Interior color: Tan Options: 4-Wheel Drive Vehicle Title: Clear You are interested? This is where the term highboy came from. S '77-'79 8 400 2-bbl. The pumpkin houses your ring and pinion gears if you weren't sure. This frame rail width is measured directly behind the rear bumper, from outside of rail to outside of rail.
The seller has not listed a price, which is unfortunate, but not entirely surprising given the high amount of interest there will likely be in this F250. Highboys: Regular Cabs and Crew Cabs. There might be some debate to that. Highboy Brakes Highboys had drum brakes on all wheels 1967-1975 , or a combination of front disc brakes and rear drum brakes 1976-1977. There were two different types of power ram assist steering on the Highboy: Garrison and Bendix.
Those are nice trucks and if done right, look sweeet! Numerous other non-Highboy frame dimensions were not included. Its a different looking emblem than I've seen on the 77. The body has a few dings from normal use but not abuse. Other Lowboy improvements over 1977 Highboys were optional high-pinion front Dana 60's such as in the Sno-Fighter , optional integrated power steering, and 3-inch wide rear leaf springs. All F250 High-Boys came with this Heavy Duty axle from the factory. Highboy Gas Tanks Highboys came only with in-cab gas tanks, and optionally, with an additional side-mounted gas tank, but never with a rear gas tank. If I was going to build a highboy I'd prefer a 1977 but to leave one mostly stock I'd say 1976.
I had a 77 F250 4x4 and I found a few things with it that aren't mentioned. If this is true then I would have to say the standard highboy case with a manual trans would be a 205 since you could not get a 203 at all? The other common modification is to replace the factory engine with a 460, which was never offered in Highboys. You can see it on you tube under 1977 ford f250 highboy in oregon. My truck is low mileage and all stock, and I'd be happy to supply pics of any question areas. In 1979, the 1974 front clip was replaced with a 1979 front clip that was made to flip forward to allow greater access to the engine.