For 2002, True Blue a very dark blue was introduced, but was replaced by a lighter Sonic Blue for 2003, along with Dark Shadow Gray. This generation of F-150 was sold in Mexico alongside the new F-Series through 2008. In a major product shift in the Ford truck lineup, the F-250 and F-350 were split from the F-150. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. In sharp contrast to its predecessor, the 1999-2002 Lightning was given a payload of 800 pounds half the payload of a Ranger ; for 2003, the figure was raised to 1,350 pounds. .
BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. The second-generation Lightning was powered by a 5. In 2000, the SuperCrew cab was introduced with four full-size doors for the 2001 model year. I realize it is a salvage dealership, but would have appreciated an honest evaluation of the vehicle before I made that trip! A minor facelift was introduced September 1998, with minor interior updates for 1999 models. Monroe shocks were used from 1999 to 2001; Bilstein shocks were used from 2002 to 2004.
Ford's sales dropped, however, for the final years of this generation as the redesigned and refreshed were released. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. A Sport 4x4 model was introduced in 2000 as well. In 2000, the became an option. While the first-generation Lightning chassis was a hybrid of the F-150 and F-250, to save weight and lower its cost, the second-generation adopted the stock F-150 frame. The end result by Bob Aikins reached in November 1992 and frozen for production in February 1993, took the aero styling further with a rounded nose on the new F-series.
TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. Equipped only with rear-wheel drive, the Blackwood shared its 300 hp 5. He said he only replaced the two driver's side doors and that it drove and looked great. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. To build anticipation for the redesigned truck, the 1997 model was released in January 1996 with the first ad campaigns airing during.
A new was introduced in March 1999, and and versions were also created for the 2000 and 2001 model years, respectively. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. Pilot production began in 1995. This generation of the F-Series was also sold by Lincoln as the for the model year 2002 2002-2003 in Mexico. A wide variety of body options were available: the 2-3 passenger regular cab and the 5-6 passenger SuperCab, 8 ft 2 m and 6.
SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. The same year, a 4. The new F-150 was magazine's in 1997. From 1999 to 2000, the rear axle ratio was 3. Sales of the F-150 surged in the tenth generation from 750,000 to over 900,000 in 2001 as products from and lagged.
While nearly externally indentical to the F-150, the F-250 gained increased load capability from a and load-leveling rear suspension; the F-250 was distinguished by 7-bolt wheel rims. That recall, one of the largest in history, covered vehicles from the 1994—2002 model years. Beginning production in early-1998 model year 1999 the newly branded trucks had a distinct body and chassis, while still branded as F-Series trucks. To improve handling, while the stock front suspension configuration was used, the Lighting was lowered one inch with a 31mm stabilizer bar; the rear solid axle with leaf springs was lowered two inches, using a 23mm stabilizer bar. It was truly a danger to drive with broken glass in the back area, the brake that had to be put to the floor to stop, steering so loose, it was nearly impossible to steer. Ford has found that the cruise control system in many of their trucks could catch fire, because the switch system could corrode over time, overheat and ignite. The supercharged V8 was paired with a 4-speed overdrive automatic transmission shared with the 5.
In place of the 17-inch wheels of its predecessor, the second-generation Lightning was given 18-inch wheels with Goodyear Eagle F1 directional tires developed for the truck. I drove for 5 hours to see it and found it was a filthy mess. Sharing its interior with the Navigator, the Blackwood was fitted with four seats with a center console between the rear seats. To match the simulated wood design of the pickup bed, Lincoln offered black as the only body color for the Blackwood. In Mexico, the F-150 was rebranded as the Ford Lobo from 2004 to 2010, when it was replaced by the. During its production, the 1999-2004 was offered in a limited variety of colors. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557349886171 ; listingsSearchManager.
TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. As with its 1993-1995 predecessor, the Lightning was based on the F-150; all versions were produced with a regular cab, rear-wheel drive, and a 6½-foot bed length. In place of a pickup bed, the Blackwood was given a stainless-steel cargo area lined with carpet covered with a power-operated ; the plastic body panels of the pickup bed were styled as black wood with pinstripes.