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Buying a Bronco II guy says it has a 3.2l V-6 in it, i am going to drive over and hour this afternoon to check it out and we have been comunicating thru e-mail its a 1985. my question is has anyone ever heard of the 3.2l swap?
 


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mabey they dont know what they are talking about. watch it be an s-10... but mabey they bored it out 30 thousans
 

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Sounds like the guy is a moron and doesn't know which engine he has. All 1985 (if it's even a 1985, he's probably wrong about that too :rolleyes:) Bronco II's had a 2.8 V6.
 

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I'm not even sure who made a 3.2L.
 

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You can stroke a Chevy 2.8 to 3.2 still pretty worthless. Kinda like polishing a turd
 

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The only Ford vehicle I can think of that had a 3.2 was the Taurus SHO.
 

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is there an ad that you could post a link for?
 

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yea i went and looked at it last night right on the fan shroud it says 2.8l, so he was wrong. i went ahead and bought it. seems a little sluggish and no visible leaks when i looked at it. pretty clean and he rebuilt the tranny,FM145 5 speed with od, i checked out this morning and there is a 3in puddle of tranny fluid on my garage floor and it is from the belly pan gasket on the tranny. Can i take that plate off and replace the gasket without everything falling out the bottom? sorry i'm no mechanic.
 

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yea i went and looked at it last night right on the fan shroud it says 2.8l, so he was wrong. i went ahead and bought it. seems a little sluggish and no visible leaks when i looked at it. pretty clean and he rebuilt the tranny,FM145 5 speed with od, i checked out this morning and there is a 3in puddle of tranny fluid on my garage floor and it is from the belly pan gasket on the tranny. Can i take that plate off and replace the gasket without everything falling out the bottom? sorry i'm no mechanic.
Unless there is a MAJOR problem with it, yes, you can drain it and pull the pan without having to dodge falling debris.
 

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