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'83-'86 F-350 questions

From what I have heard, is that an F-350 4x4 truck didn't come with a solid front axle until 1985. Is this true? So an '83 or '84 F-350 would have TTB? How rare is it to find an '85 or '86 F-350 4x4 regular cab with a 6.9?

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86 is the first solid axle year. I have seen plenty of 85 F350's with the crappy TTB setup.

Dont really see regular cab F350's for these years, I dont even recall if I have actually seen one period.

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Was at a car show saturday, and saw an '85 F-350 SRW 4x4 that had a solid front axle. Must be pretty rare.

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That or swapped in?

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It looked pretty factory. The truck did not appear lifted but had 33x12.50x16.5 tires.

SOLD--2003 F-250 RC/LB FX4, 6.0, 5R110, EGR cooler capped off at both ends, CAT EC-1, Rotella T6, Motorcraft fuel and oil filters, Amsoil in diffs/T-case, blue spring update, ScanGuage II, 5" Diamond Eye exhaust (not cat, no muffler ) 4" downpipe, Cooper Discoverer S/T's (LT265/75R16E).
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