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Old 06-14-2012, 09:26 PM
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Haha that looks awesome. Guys i got bad news I can't go four wheeling anymore. TGM is a mix of parts, i visited a fellow FTE member today who had a black f-350 crew cab and we played with the carb for a few hours. Well he showed me a place he goes to test the flex and see how much room he has for travel and we decided to try my 4wd. There was something seriously wrong. I let him drive while i walked beside it to see and the rear tires were spinning and the fronts were being pushed but still rolling. So we went back to his place and did the axle ratios Turns out someone did some screwing around before i got it, i now have a Dana44 with 355 gears and a ferd 9" with 273 in tha back. No more 4wd for me...
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Old 06-14-2012, 10:31 PM
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LOL yeah, they F'ED up
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Old 06-14-2012, 10:45 PM
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Yeah no kidding... The only thing we can think of is someone who owned it was doing an axle swap and never finished. It really kinda bums be out..
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All you need to do is match the axles... $200 in junkyard parts and a weekend?.
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Psh $200 i think i could find a 9" with 355 either at the local yard or on craigslist for less. Not COMPLETELY sure though. But i do want to put some thought into this. Should i look for an axle that has had a disc brake conversion done to it? Would that be move beneficial to the stopping over drums?
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Old 06-14-2012, 11:14 PM
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Disc is better for stopping and easier to fix but it would be hard to find one like it.
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Old 06-14-2012, 11:17 PM
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Lightbulb 1978 Ford Bronco Custom

This is my 1978 Ford Bronco Custom. I bought this off a man for 225 as it sat. The only thing i have done so far is take the hood off. all that its missing is the motor. the guy i bought it from said he just wanted the motor. My dad bought some rims for it but no tires. the tires on it now need to be replaced. my dad is also gonna give me a 460 to put in for free. Did i get a good deal or not?
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Old 06-14-2012, 11:20 PM
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Yeh you got a good deal with a nice set of nice rims for $225!
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Old 06-14-2012, 11:21 PM
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First off Welcome to FTE and second YES! you got a damn good deal. As long as it doesn't have much rust. A motor is nothing and for $225 just the cost of tires and whatever is need to get the motor going (about $500 or so) you could have one good running truck. Just make sure you check all the drive train and everything for more issues
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Old 06-14-2012, 11:22 PM
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And it's a round headlight front end
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Old 06-14-2012, 11:29 PM
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I buy the Bronco from you for $300.

You keep the rims.
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Old 06-14-2012, 11:38 PM
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Haha Those rims are pretty nice...
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Awesome. I iked how it also has factory AC and factory power rear window. And I don't wanna sell it. This is my first project. I love the round lights too. The square ones look old man-ish lol.
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Awesome. I iked how it also has factory AC and factory power rear window. And I don't wanna sell it. This is my first project. I love the round lights too. The square ones look old man-ish lol. And there is a little rust on the hood and on the bottom of the passenger rear fender. The motor run just fine. We pulled it from dads daily driver(a 75 f250) .
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