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86 Bronco II... G-Unit


Uncle Gump

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My credo
Lead, Follow or get out of my way
Probably not a good idea to keep any official record of what is spent... if you do... hide it from the wife.

I'm all in at 5K with a title transfer... a years worth of plates and a $100 worth of parts that are on the way. It's just gonna go up from there...
 


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ecgreen

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1989
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Ford Bronco II
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2.9 V6
Transmission
Manual
2WD / 4WD
4WD
Total Lift
3"
Tire Size
33
Not for nothing, there are not many old school rigs you can get up and running for 5 to 10k anymore. Try doing that with a Land Cruiser or a Land Rover!!! Or an Original Bronco!!!!

I'll take my little B2 any day :cool: Even if it handles like crap, feels like its going to tip over at any moment, and houses one of the worst motors ever made :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
 

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3 inch body lift
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I'm with everyone else. Nice score for the price. Take your time and enjoy it, if not let me know and I may take it off your hands lol.
 

RustyShackleford94

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I used E fans i picked off a chevy cavalier at the junkyard, wire to a 40a relay and a cheap toggle on my last B2. It was under $50 said and done. It was one of my favorite mods, heated up quicker in the winter, stayed plenty cool in the summer.
 

Uncle Gump

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2WD / 4WD
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My credo
Lead, Follow or get out of my way
I used E fans i picked off a chevy cavalier at the junkyard, wire to a 40a relay and a cheap toggle on my last B2. It was under $50 said and done. It was one of my favorite mods, heated up quicker in the winter, stayed plenty cool in the summer.
I will do something along those lines... but it will have a temp switch and turn on with the A/C too. I haven't dug into it far enough to list the specifics... but i might wire in an emergency override switch.
 

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285/75-16
I will do something along those lines... but it will have a temp switch and turn on with the A/C too. I haven't dug into it far enough to list the specifics... but i might wire in an emergency override switch.
They're expensive, but the PWM controllers from DC Controls are worth a look.
 

Uncle Gump

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My credo
Lead, Follow or get out of my way
They're expensive, but the PWM controllers from DC Controls are worth a look.
I had been looking at a unit from Dakota Digital.

I can't seem to find the controllers from DC controls... you have a link?
 

ecgreen

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Ford Bronco II
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2WD / 4WD
4WD
Total Lift
3"
Tire Size
33
This thread makes me want to start another B2 build!!
 

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6"
Tire Size
35"
My credo
In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are different.
An RBV build IS therapy.
 


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