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Old May 10th, 2014, 10:37 PM   #1
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Default 78 F100 has Catalytic convertors??????

I didn't think cats came on trucks until the mid 80's? My 78 F100 I picked up today has cats
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I thought it was 1976.
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It depended on trucks GVW back then, my 78 F150 didn't come with a converter.
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Nope - IIRC, the F100 had cats and required unleaded fuel. I remember my father wanting the cheapest new truck he could buy in 1978, and he chose the F150 over the F100 because unleaded gasoline cost more back in the day.
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That was the whole reason for the F-150 was to have a high enough GVW to get around emissions regulations.
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