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Old 12-07-2010, 01:33 PM
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3 New Members!

Please welcome 3 new members to our growing Chapter!

"akforceten" from Central Oregon

"grendelx" from Eugene

"leftyeddie" from ?????

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Old 12-07-2010, 01:38 PM
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Welcome to the chapter folks!..........Give us the 411!
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Old 12-07-2010, 07:37 PM
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Old 12-07-2010, 08:52 PM
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Welcome to the Oregon chapter guys, you will find a lot of helpful information about your Ford trucks here......
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Hi everyone thank you for the warm welcome . Im 46 an moved to Oregon 4years ago from Alaska and i brought all of my fords with me . The first truck is a 1972 f-250 4x4 . I have performed many modifications to her . here are some pics


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i upgraded the front axle to disc brakes , performed a power steering conversion , upgraded the ignition to the durasparkII an swapped in a 390 instead of the 360 she came with . of course the plow and dump bed with dually d 70 axle in the rear . i had to replace all of the sheet metal and cab because of rust . there is a ton of pics in my garage .so check it out if you want .



The second ford is1978 bronco its a work in progress there is lots of pics in the garage of the bronco build but here are some teasers . the first pic is of the bronco after i put the 4 " lift on and i gave it a small test

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just check out the garage for all the pics . there is all the projects for now. The only other ford I own is a 1978 f-350 u haul box truck that i use for storage of my parts. well that all for now your all welcome to ask ????? an thank you again
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your welcome and cool rigs.
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i don't own it . that is where i work . u got to love wrecking yards
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yeah i worked at a salvage yard years ago back east. before i worked on construction equipment, and the big rigs. i've only been in oregon for 7 years. i used to live in omaha ne.
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Akforceten,

Any chance you want to part with the bronco and the engine from the '72? nice rigs you have there would look good with some paint. Welcome aboard!
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Looks like you live in the Bend-Redmond area?
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