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2002 F-Series Super DutyNew for 2002
• Úpgrade from standard five- to six-speed manual transmission on 5.4L and 6.8L gasoline engines, on all trim levels
• Improved performance and shift feel on 6.8L gasoline engine equipped models
• Single-beam jewel-effect headlamps replace the aero headlamps, standard on XLT and Lariat
• New forward-fold feature on telescoping trailer tow mirrors
• Six-way power passenger's seat standard on Lariat Crew Cab models
• New seats wîth increased bolster height and shoulder width on XLT and Lariat
• Improved lumbar support system, providing a greater range of adjustment
• Map pockets wîth integrated cup holders on SuperCab rear doors
• Driver's side grab handles standard on all trim levels
• Garage door opener and sunglasses bin standard on Lariat overhead console
• Passenger side grab handles standard on all trim levels
• Passenger rear seating grab handles standard on Crew Cab
• New instrument cluster wîth transmission temperature gauge standard on models equipped wîth an automatic transmission
• Colors added: Arizona Beige Clearcoat Metallic, Sapphire Blue Clearcoat Metallic and Dark Shadow Grey Clearcoat Metallic
• Interior colors added: Medium Flint
The 2002 Ford Super Duty F-250 and F-350 pickups, which outsell both Chevrolet and Dodge in its class combined, extend their reputation as rugged, practical and capable vehicles wîth powertrain refinements, and interior upgrades designed to enhance comfort and convenience.
The 2002 Super Duty F-250/350 models have added three new exterior colors: Arizona Beige Clearcoat Metallic; Sapphire Blue Clearcoat Metallic; and Dark Shadow Grey Clearcoat Metallic.
Super-Duty models offer the right power, payload and towing for most any vocation that customers require through Class 7. In fact, F-Series offers one-third more configurations in its class than its newest competitor.
A forward-fold feature on telescoping trailer tow mirrors is available on the XL and Lariat wîth manual glass and XLT and Lariat wîth power glass.
Changes to Super Duty's class-leading interior have been made for comfort and convenience. New on the XLT and Lariat are seats wîth increased bolster height and shoulder width. A six-way power passenger's seat is standard on the Lariat Crew Cab models, adding more comfort on the ride. Also new is an improved lumbar support system, providing a greater range of adjustment.
Map pockets wîth integrated cup holders (for closed containers only) are standard on SuperCab rear doors, and a garage door opener and sunglasses bin is standard on the Lariat overhead console. Passenger's side grab handles are standard on all trim levels and the passenger's rear seating grab handles are standard on the Crew Cab.
A new instrument cluster wîth a transmission temperature gauge is standard on all models equipped wîth an automatic transmission. (posted on conceptcarz.com)
Three engines are available on the Ford F-250/350. The standard 5.4L SOHC Triton V-8 is rated at 260 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft of torque. In 2001, the 5.4L was named one of Ward's Auto World's 'Ten Best Engines' for the fifth year in a row.
The 7.3L Power StrokeTM turbo diesel V-8, the best-selling engine in its class - gas or diesel, produces 250 horsepower and 505 lb.-ft. of torque wîth the automatic transmission; or 275 horsepower and 520 lb.-ft. of torque when joined to the manual transmission. (posted on conceptcarz.com)
The 6.8L SOHC Triton V-10 puts out 310 horsepower and 425 lb.-ft. of torque.
The 5.4L and 6.8L engines have been upgraded from five- to six-speed manual transmissions as standard.
Many F-250/350 buyers use their trucks to run auxiliary equipment, requiring a provision for power takeoff (PTO), Super Duty F-250 and F-350's six-speed manual transmission has a standard left-side PTO. A left-side PTO is also optional on the four-speed automatic.
When the vehicle is properly equipped it can tow 12,500 pounds, the highest conventional trailer towing of any pickup in its class. Adding a fifth wheel hitch increases the towing capacity up to 14,300 pounds.
Available on F-250/F-350 wîth either the 4x2 or 4x4 system are dual rear wheels that increase rear traction, improve towing stability and provide increased rear axle weight ratings. The optional limited-slip rear axle improves performance in low traction situations such as off-road driving or slick pavement.
The optional engine-block heater improves starting performance in cold weather.
Other option packages are a snowplow package, maximum front GAWR package, and a camper package. The optional shift-on-the-fly four-wheel drive systems (either manual or electric) provide enhanced traction.
Safety and Security
F-Series Super Duty trucks are supplied wîth air bag supplemental restraint systems that protect occupants in frontal collisions. The front shoulder safety belts are adjustable to five different height positions for optimum comfort and position.
Also available are a remote keyless entry system, and auto locks and lamps for security and convenience. In addition, an F-Series feature, lacking on some competitor's models, is a locking tailgate.
Super Duty now offers 'uptime-critical' parts ordering 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, wîth next day delivery 365 days a year.Source - Ford
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