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El Vergudo

im buying this old school bronco

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1976 Ford Bronco

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im planning on ripping out the 351ci, droppin in a 466ci big block, with interceptor heads, 429 cobra jet intake, not sure on what carb to run it with. thinking bout running straight pipe from the headers on out.

 

planning on a 6 inch lift. but not sure what color to paint it, or to keep it stock color.

 

anyone got any other suggestions? this is my 1st time modifying a 4x4. what lift kit should i get? should i swap out the stock rear end and front axel to one from an international scout II ?

 

 

suggestions appreciated!

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Wow looks like its in really good condition. I was looking into a 1985 Ford Ranger to just make nice and sleek with a old fashion approach.

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everything on this bronco is stock, and in immaculate condition. the paint is original, and still in excellent shape. the interior is CLEAN! no rips on the seats, doesnt even have one crack on the dash.

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you are going to need lots of this..

 

 

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but dont worry..

daddy will probably pay for that too

 

settle down. "daddy" aint payin for shit. he bought me my 1st car when i was in H.S. but that was bout it, a used 1984 honda prelude for $1500. and thats all he bought.

 

as for the gas, i know what im getting into, shit i drive a '86 cadillac that gets 8mpg. im def not trippin bout the mileage this bronco will get

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Doooooooooooooood

 

Sick,

 

But nothing beats the old Box Broncos - personal favorite between the old wood panel jeeps and that.

 

yea, i like those too, but they're too expensive. even a non-running project will hit you upt a couple thousand.

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yea, i like those too, but they're too expensive. even a non-running project will hit you upt a couple thousand.

 

 

 

True. Even that bronco will have a lot of maintenance issues with it though, but I guess just comparatively less then a box. Don't get me wrong, I dig the car... but it's a ford at heart. Hope this is a project and not a primary source of transportation.

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This has been the vehicle that ive always wanted. fully restored of course

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put a chevy motor in in....fuck a ford.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

thats right

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

i said it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

you mad?

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I'd definitely do the front/rear end if you are dropping in that big block. /nh

Also I wouldn't lift it unless you go all out, that thing is nice as is, and just a 6 inch cheap lift with bigger tires would kill the coolness.

I'd either go all out with bigger wheel wells and a wider stance with the lift or not do it at all.

That thing is a beast though.

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Sweet find. The axles in that thing are beefy as fuck so keep them. The only thing you will have to do is throw in different gears and maybe lockers if you want to wheel the thing. I run a ford 9" rear axle in my jeep cherokee right now with 4.11s and a detroit locker. I never get stuck. With a 6" lift you will need to beef up your driveline and reduce the angles of your driveshaft. With 6 inches on that thing your probly gonna be running 35" tires at the minimum so make sure you get good u-joints, wheel bearing units, steering stabilizer, etc. Make sure you buy a complete kit, not something that just comes with the bare minimum to give it ride height. DONT USE LIFT BLOCKS. Get full spring packs, otherwise your ride will be horrible and they arent functional for wheeling. Make sure you beef up your steering as well cuz it will break. If you have any questions hit me up, I have been lifting jeeps and trucks n wheelin them my whole life.

 

My Chrerokee, not me giving the finger though.

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Some more

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yes thats me

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put a chevy motor in in....fuck a ford.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

thats right

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

i said it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

you mad?

 

 

 

actually i aint mad at all. if it runs good/bad ass then i love it

 

could be a ford, chevy, or mopar engine, it dont matter. this will be my 1st ford truck. i had a 64 1/2 mustang with a 4 speed on the floor, and 302ci bored out to a 327ci stroker

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other than that one ford, i've had a few GM's

 

'80 El camino

'81 Buick Regal

'79 Malibu classic

'84 cutlass supreme

ALL G-Body's :D

 

'81 Cadillac Fleetwood

 

and my current is the '86 Fleetwood brougham

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I'd definitely do the front/rear end if you are dropping in that big block. /nh

Also I wouldn't lift it unless you go all out, that thing is nice as is, and just a 6 inch cheap lift with bigger tires would kill the coolness.

I'd either go all out with bigger wheel wells and a wider stance with the lift or not do it at all.

That thing is a beast though.

 

 

the reason i was thinking bout doing the 6in lift is cuz i was told that is the highest i could go without having to swap out the drive shafts.

 

otherwise i would'a gone with a 8 inch lift

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If you don't lengthen your shaft or get a CV driveshaft and slip yolk eliminator(I don't know if you transfercase needs one) your gonna have wicked bad vibes when driving and blow some ujoints and possibly lose your shaft when your driving. even a 6inch lift will put a heavy angle on your shit

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