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2004-2008 Ford F-150/Lobo Pickup Trucks [P221]
Published 08/10/2019 @ 14:35:54, By Truck_Guy
2004-2005 have a thicker front bumper air inlet, as seen in the link below:

http://gtcarlot.com/colors/car/69404107-6.html

2006-2008 thinner air inlet seen here:

http://gtcarlot.com/colors/car/12344200-7.html

2004-2005 have squared/rectangular fog lamps, while 2006-2008 have circular/round fog lamps.

2004-2006 models with two-tone paint (Lariat, King Ranch) have Arizona Beige Metallic as the lower accent color, 2007-2008 models have the lighter Pueblo Gold Metallic accent.

2006 Arizona Beige Metallic:
http://images.gtcarlot.com/pictures/36155981.jpg
2007: Pueblo Gold Metallic:
http://images.gtcarlot.com/pictures/30541289.jpg

(Both images shown on a Dark Copper Metallic King Ranch for comparisons sake.)

2006-2008 models get Sirius Satellite Radio as an option, which adds a small antenna on the passenger side of the roof.

2006 also adds the ability to order the longer 6.5-foot cargo box/bed with the SuperCrew cab configuration. This also adds the ability to order a SuperCrew with Flareside bed for the first time (these trucks are quite rare). A new six-spoke 20-inch wheel is also optional on Lariat, FX4 and King Ranch starting for 2006.

Chrome package: for 2006, the chrome package on XLT and Lariat adds 18-inch chrome-aluminum wheels, 5-inch chrome tubular step bars and chrome exhaust tip. It also adds a black honeycomb grille insert, chrome tailgate handle, door handles and chrome mirror 'skull-caps' exclusivly on Lariat.

For 2007-2008, the chrome package also included a unique grille for the two trim levels. XLT was given a chrome 'H-Bar' style grille (seen below).

http://images.gtcarlot.com/pictures/52700492.jpg

Lariat offered a chrome 'billet-style' grille (seen below)

http://images.gtcarlot.com/pictures/49516348.jpg

2007 also saw the introduction of the FX2 Sport package.
Includes dark-accent billet-style grille with
body-color surround; body-color bumpers and lower valance; body-color
door and tailgate handles; unique 18" machined-aluminum wheels with
painted accents; P265/60R18 all-season OWL tires; chrome exhaust
tip; headlamps with medium platinum bezel; fog lamps; “FX2 SPORT”
decal; Deluxe Mirror Package with body-color skullcaps; unique
cluster/center stack finish and ebony interior accents; leather-trimmed
steering wheel; Black/Red sport cloth front captain’s chairs with manual
lumbar and power driver’s seat; flow-through console and floor shifter;
unique carpeted floor mats; and more (4x2 SuperCab or SuperCrew
with Styleside box only)


2008 offered a special XLT 60th Anniversary Edition, celebrating 60 years of the Ford F-Series truck. This package was only available with a unique Dark Shadow Grey Metallic and Black Clearcoat two-tone paint treatment. Special badging also adorned the truck's front doors and tailgate. (seen below)

http://images.gtcarlot.com/pictures/18462446.jpg

2008 also added the luxurious Limited trim level for SuperCrew F-150s with a 5.5 foot cargo box. Only available in White Sand Tri-Coat Metallic, the Limited features chrome boxside lettering, a unique grille and massive 22-inch polished forged aluminum wheels. (seen below)

http://images.gtcarlot.com/pictures/46687225.jpg

Harley-Davidson edition was new for the 2006 model year on SuperCab trucks with a 6.5 foot cargo box. For 2007 the package was expanded to SuperCrew 5.5 foot box trucks as well. 2008 added a new Monochromatic Black paint scheme with Unique Graphics or an optional Black and Vintage Copper two-tone paint scheme. This celebrated the 105th Anniversary of both Ford Motor Company and Harley-Davidson Motorcycles.

2008 with Vintage Copper paint shown below:

http://images.gtcarlot.com/pictures/9764970.jpg

Latest Edition: 10/10/2019 @ 22:05:11
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2004-2008 Ford F-150/Lobo Pickup Trucks [P221]
Published 08/10/2019 @ 14:57:28, By Truck_Guy
Now I will talk about some other options packages/special editions only available in limited markets.

Targeted for the Latino market in the United States, Ford offered a special edition Lobo F-150 to its Texas dealers in 2005. Based on a SuperCab STX with 6.5 foot cargo box and two-wheel-drive and only available in Bright Red Clearcoat, the Lobo carried a base price of $26,355 USD and carried a nice list of standard features including the 4.6-liter Triton V8 engine, Billet grille, 6-disc CD Changer and MP3 compatible stereo and of course, plenty of Lobo badges and decals. 1,250 of these trucks were produced for the 2005 model year only.

Ford official press release:

DALLAS, April 28, 2005 -- In what is believed to be the first attempt by an automaker to develop a vehicle specifically for Latinos in the United States, Ford Motor Company is introducing a special edition F-150 pickup aimed at a growing Latino market in Texas.

Called the "F-150 Lobo," the newest version of the country's best-selling vehicle is based on the STX SuperCab series and features several distinctive design elements, including a unique billet grille, a monochromatic Bright Red exterior, special 17-inch aluminum wheels, 6-disk CD player, Lobo badging on the rear tailgate and Lobo embroidered floor mats.

"The F-150 is the number-one truck sold in the Latino market, so it's only fitting that Ford develops this vehicle exclusively for this segment," said Doug Scott, marketing manager, Ford Truck Group.

Lobo, the Spanish word for wolf, is the name of a popular F-Series model in Mexico. Ford and its Texas dealers hope to find similar success with this truck.

"With the Ford F-150 Lobo edition we have a solid product and message for our Latino customers, and we are making history in the automotive business," said Jose Pozos, president, Wichita Falls (Texas) Ford Lincoln Mercury.

Ford will produce about 1,250 F-150 Lobo models, which will be part of a one-month Latino focused advertising campaign leading up to Cinco de Mayo on May 5, one of the most celebrated Mexican holidays.

Latinos represent almost one-third of the nearly 20.9 million people in Texas. Furthermore, Texas has four of the top-10 U.S. cities with the highest percentage of Latinos -- Houston (number four, with 39.4 percent), Dallas, San Antonio and El Paso. Since 1996, F-Series has been the best-selling truck in the overall U.S. Hispanic market.


https://www.fordf150.net/specialeditions/images/lobo/lobo-tailgate-logo.jpg

Credit to fordf150.net for the image and information.

For 2005, Ford also introduced a new Texas-edition F-150 based on the XLT trim. I can't find what exact equipment it added other than the Texas-edition badges on the fender and tailgate under the F-150 badge.

http://images.gtcarlot.com/pictures/47711774.jpg

Latest Edition: 08/10/2019 @ 14:58:34
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