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Old 06-24-2014, 12:49 AM   #1
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As some of you remember I made a post about 8 months ago called bringing back the dead, Well I did it. I ended up buying a 1989 in November, Doing the bodywork, then I pulled the 3.0 out of the wrecked 91 and rebuilt it and the A4LD in the shed. I restored it outside in my backyard and painted it outside. The results were great only a little bit of orange peel but nothing some sandpaper and a buffer couldn't handle. I had the engine bored out .030 over and I ported and polished the intake and heads. The fun part came when I went to install in the 3.0 on a 89 frame when the 3.0 wasn't an option then. So I had to drill two new holes on each side of the cross member. I will never forget that Saturday. The fuel lines are also different so I had to go to a upullit and get some fuel lines off of another 3.0 which are very rare in Florida by the way. She has remote start and power door locks, factory cruise, a/c, I have the original radio with the stock speakers and i added on the schosche fmmod02 and it sounds just as good as a new radio. so if anybody is looking to put an aux input to their factory radio buy the fmmod-02. I still want to add power windows so if anybody has any suggestions please share. I saw a 89 bronco ii with power windows, can I just swap out the wiring and regulators?
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Old 06-24-2014, 01:21 AM   #2
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Old 06-24-2014, 07:51 AM   #3
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Very nice looking truck.


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Old 06-24-2014, 05:31 PM   #4
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Great job Cole! Very nice looking indeed.
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Old 07-21-2014, 12:59 PM   #5
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Wow. That looks almost brand new.
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Old 07-22-2014, 11:13 PM   #6
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Very nice, I looks like a new Ranger inside and out.
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Old 08-24-2014, 12:47 PM   #7
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Amazing
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Looks fantastic, like new inside and out. My 89 had your current color combination inverted originally. Blue on the bottom, sliver on top. Now it's all white. :(
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