Among standard features were key-in-ignition warning buzzer and a parking brake engaged warning light. Wimbledon White may go by several different names and the color sample shown above for 1973 Ford Truck is approximate. The hood also got new sculpturing and new side ornamentation. Registration is fast, simple, and absolutely free so please,! As a means of saving horsepower and fuel, F-Series trucks came with a viscous type fan clutch. The color codes are normally always two characters, i. The owner's manual does not tell you what the paint color code is, but it should tell you where the code is located.
During the model year, the grille was painted ivory and the headlight rings argent silver. Another common paint color promotional name is Green. You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view discussions and access other forum features. A Custom Cab emblem was located on each door. In the front, the Ford name was once again affixed to the upper grille support panel.
The split grille was replaced by a 1 piece design. Thank you for reading, and remember if you have any used auto part needs call us up at 1-800-231-9121. Base engine was 200ci version of the inline six, and the 302ci V8 was optional. Because your Ford Truck is 20+ years old, the paint may have faded, and we cannot guarantee a color match for Wimbledon White M 1973. Standard features included: black front and rear bumpers; bright hubcaps and black scuff plates. Several minor improvements appeared, such as modified door latches, new door seals, a redesigned armrest, a redesigned wiring harness with multiplug sockets, and a cowlside fuse box and circuit breaker box.
As in previous years the custom cab option was available on all models. The Night model and the 4. You might be surprised just how many color variations were used by Ford. Manual transmissions were now 5-speed. The color code can be located in the driver side door jamb. If you can't find the code or the door was removed please call the Ford Motor Company at 1-800-392-3673.
Now you may notice the lack of an interior code on the older tags. Also, wheels were painted to match body color, rather than the previous black. The Eddie Bauer Bronco included two-tone paint, dual body side paint stripes, privacy glass, all terrain raised white-letter tires and Eddie Bauer garment and equipment bags. Headlights were set in blacked out bezels and rectangular grille openings were larger. The color code plate is on the drivers door jamb. The four speed transmission was brought back as an option.
Trucks equipped with the Ranger dress-up package are identified with a Ranger emblem. Also new was twin beam independent front suspension, replacing the former rigid axle. The revised grille had only three vertical bars and the Ford script in an oval emblem in its center. It did get a heavier duty front axle and 12. Only three speed manual transmission available. The Bronco was available in 3 styles, the standard Bronco was the Roadster, with no roof or doors and a fold down windshield; the sport utility was a pickup with a bolted on, removable steel roof over the front seat; and the Bronco wagon came with a full length roof and large side windows.
The big change, though, was the introduction of a new Power King V-8 engine, known as the Y-block. Sales of the F-Series Pickups gave that model the number one sales rank among all cars sold in the U. A premium sound system was introduced. I will ask the same question else where on this forum since this thread is so old and no one is likely to see it. Two vertical bars on the grille replaced the three- bar style used since 1982. The Flareside pickups came with a wood floor, whereas the Stylesides got a steel floor.
When fitted with the optional 302ci V8 engine, bucket seats and a 3. Color Code: 8 1973 Is your color not listed above? The F-100 hubcaps were passenger car style. A new Sports Package available for the wagon and pickup included bright horn rings, headlight bezels, tail light bezels, tailgate handle, windshield rails, instrument panel trim, side window frames, a grille, chrome plated bumpers with bumper guards, dual armrests, trimmed headboard liner, wheel covers, cigar lighter and a floor mat for the wagon. My truck is a 1979 F100. The running boards were eliminated, and the cab design and dash design were new.
The grille was painted argent silver to complement the chrome headlight bezels. The parking lights were wraparound and the rear side markes moved. The color is a perfect match and you have to look very closely to see where I have done the applications. I will ask the same question else where on this forum since this thread is so old and no one is likely to see it. Also new was the Special Décor Group consisting of a blacked-out grille, color-keyed hood and body side tape stripe, bright windshield moldings and window frames and bright wheel covers. There is a lot of useful information on this sticker.
An all new, compact size Ranger entered production in January of 1981. The Eddie Bauer Trim package was offered and a 4,000 lb. It engaged the fan only as needed. I am happy with the results. I had a few minor dings that bothered me but couldn't afford a body shop to fix them. The front and cab of the Truck were restyled, most noticably to the grille. It consisted of woven upholstery, chrome trim on the instrument cluster, white steering wheel, two-tone interior, bright metal grille and windshield reveal moldings.