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Putting it to good use....getting ready to take the roll cage out the ol green Bronco.

Wonder where it might be relocating too?
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Dam you yanked him so hard his roll cage popd out!
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Wonder where it might be relocating too?
I know a red one that needs a 'family cage".
Didn't know there were any other bronks in yer neighborhood. "Ol Green" only reminds me of a bronk.
Will your tool boxes need adapting? be left off? fit jusss fine?
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Ol red just helped with the side flip and then I actually pulled it out by hand. After I torched some bolts and the the frame tie in connections.

I am narrowing down the cage to work with my tool boxes. And only using the mid and aft bars.
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Man, that's a sweet rig you got!
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Thanks, its been a long road bringing it back to life.
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"...narrowing... the cage...And only using the mid and aft bars."
Ah, cool. Thanks, I'll hafta C it when completed...
Here's hopin U plate the sheet metal (or punch through) & tie
inta the frame (lotta work).
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Oh yea I took the frame tie in brackets off the green bronco and the design will work nice on the EB.

Got it 1/2 ed and alot easier to work with, now I have to remove the ol stuff before I start on the new....
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well youve got power brakes and power steering. some ones really jerry rigged the h&ll out that bronco.
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Yes it has disk brake conversion up front, power brake booster angle mount, power steering and a F150 steering box. Top flop steering and elec fan, trans and p/s coolers.....

The only jerry riggin IMO is the trac bar drop bracket, its cobbled up, but fixable.

Considering the condition it was in when I got it (real dead) it has came a long way IMO.
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"...Top flop steering..."

what's that Rich? I C U mention a F150 box & PS...
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Also called a "tie rod flip" moves tie rods from bottom up to top down mounting.

See post # 3 TOTW: Steering upgrades - Pirate4x4.Com : 4x4 and Off-Road Forum

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"...moves tie rods from bottom up to top down mounting..."
Sounds like what I call TRO.

U should C what it's like w/my '77 and using my '70 linkage ('Y' to 'T' & D44/discs). I stopped 1/2 way due to wanting to go wontons...
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well youve got power brakes and power steering. some ones really jerry rigged the h&ll out that bronco.
And some folks call it jerry rigged......sure are alot of folks doing that kind of jerry rigging.
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To close for comfort to the Bronco and yes the silver truck got some damage from the carport coming back down on its roof.

The r/h side of the bronco carport came off the ground a few inches too.

Strange tornado wind damage......
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