|The 1978 Ford Ranchero
1978 Ford Ranchero
Styling went unchanged for the 78' Ranchero and included many standard features such as power steering and brakes, vinyl trim, carpeting and more. The Squire model came with a simulated woodgrain paneling.
This GT is the most luxurious of the Ford Rancheros with a sleek look that beckons you to take the wheel and see what luxury driving was in 1978. Features and equipment include a handsome GT stripe, dual sport mirrors and (bright hub caps with trim rings).
Offering all of the comforts and conveniences of a classic luxury car with all of the hauling and towing ability of a small truck! No wonder these babies were so popular for such a long time!
This '78 Ranchero body style with stacked rectangular headlights is among the most popular for collectors.
(Thunderbird platform) car-based pickup truck
OPTIONS Dual Sport Mirrors, LH and RH remote controlled. Color-keyed
Tilt Steering Wheel
Sports Instrument Panel
Sport Steering Wheel
Wheel Lip Moldings
Includes intermittent wipers, automatic parking brake release, trip odometer and vanity mirror, Illuminated entry system
Includes engine compartment, glove box, ashtray, door ajar lights, and headlights on warning buzzer
Bumper Protection Group has front and rear bumper guards and front bumper rub strips
Wheelbase" 118.0 inches
Overall Length" 220.1 inches
Height" 53.5 inches
Box Length" 74.8 inches
Box Width (at wheelwells)" 48.2 inches
Power: Self-adjusting front disc (10.7 inch diameter) and rear flared drum (11x2¼) dual master cylinder hydraulic system, foot-operated parking brakes.
DuraSpark solid state ignition, 40 amp. Alternator, 41 amp-hr battery
26 gallon at rear under box floor
Independent, short/long arm suspension with struts mounted on lower arms, ball joints, coil springs and shock absorbers
Four-link with coil springs, angle-mounted upper and lower control arms and shock absorbers.
14 x 6.0