12 Years Restoring A $1000 Truck | 1985 Ford CL9000

Today we will talk about the Ford CL9000 truck. It was a heavy-duty truck model produced by the Ford Motor Company. Introduced in the mid-1970s, it was part of Ford's "CL" series, which included trucks designed for various heavy-duty applications. The CL9000 was primarily used for long-haul and heavy-duty transportation tasks.

The CL9000 was available with different engine options, including diesel engines. Common engine choices included Caterpillar, Cummins, and Detroit Diesel. The truck typically had manual transmissions, although automatic transmissions might have been available as an option.

It was offered in both day cab and sleeper cab configurations, depending on the needs of the driver and intended use. The CL9000's GVWR varied depending on the specific configuration and model, but it was designed for heavy loads and towing capacity.

The truck had a significant payload capacity, allowing it to transport large amounts of cargo. With its robust design and powerful engines, the CL9000 could tow substantial loads, making it suitable for various commercial applications.

The truck was equipped with heavy-duty suspension systems to handle rough roads and heavy loads. It had air brakes, which are common in heavy-duty commercial vehicles.

When Randy started searching for his childhood dream truck he never realized his journey would take 12 years of blood, sweat and tears. This $1000 truck was a prime candidate for the scrap yard but Randy risked it all and brought it back to life. But this journey didn't come without it's challenges... check this episode out for the full story.

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