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1996 Ford E150 - Mileage

I’m looking at a 89 ford F-150 the girl says it has 68000 miles how do I know if it really is 168000 ?

You don’t know unless there is an extra digit. Even then, on an 89, it is likely to have been rolled back because I think it still uses a mechanical odometer.

If you are looking at this truck like a low miles, daily driver, forget it. The age of the parts is far more of an issue than the odometer mileage.

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By looking at the service records. If there aren’t any, you’re buying an end of life vehicle anyway.

Look at how worn the brake pedal is.