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Old 12-27-2004, 01:40 AM
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edmonton early bronco77 owner any Others out there???

Just wondering any other early bronco fans and owner out there in edmonton or alberta
Swap parts or bronco talk

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Old 12-27-2004, 03:23 PM
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Howdy Pop's Bronco; Whenever I hear the term Early Bronco I think of the original Bobtail, but I thought they ended production in 1975, is your '77 a Full Size Bronco or a Bobtail?
I am a member of the Northern Alberta 4wd Association, a 4wd club based in Edmonton, I don't know for sure what everyone owns as it's a large & diverse club. Check them out online at the club homepage http://www.na4wda.org/
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Old 12-28-2004, 02:53 AM
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Thank for the reply ken ill be sure to check the 4x4 club out.
I never hear of the term bobtail before.
I have done alot of research and never came accross that term.
Could you explain futher
All i know is ford made them from 66-77 and my grandfather owed 2 a 66 and a 75 i never visually see a difference.
Don't get me wrong i there is always something to learn.
I know have a1977 early bronco which to me is not a full size 78-and on bronco
The only time i hear it refered to as full size is when i order parts at partsourse.

Umm i wonder why?

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Old 12-28-2004, 08:08 AM
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Howdy Pop's Bronco, the term Bobtail is applied to the short wheelbase minimal rear overhang rigs such as the early Bronco, Toyota Landcruiser Hardtops (90" wheelbase), Jeep CJ-5 (83") Jeep CJ-7 (93") The early pre '70 Stout Scout even the littls Suzuki SJ410 could qualify... .
That's cool, if your '77 looks like your grandfather's '66 & '75 Bronco's then indeed you have one of the last Bobtails. There are a couple early bronco's still in action up here in Grande Prairie, have chatted with a few of the owners, but they have never come fourwheeling with me yet. I know there is one guy in the NA4wdA who runs one of the ugly early stout Scout's, wouldn't be surprised if there are a few early Bronco's among the 60+ members. Because I am so far away I only get together with the other NA4wdA members infrequently. Keep an eye open around Edmonton, you may be surprised by the # of 4wd's you see wearing the black diamond of the NA4wdA... . Feel free to drop by my Jeep'n homepage & look through the local fourwheeling photos (link from my profile).
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Old 12-29-2004, 02:17 AM
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Hey ken thanks again for your reply!
Yes my 77 is what you refer to as a bobtail.Your right there is still a few living around alberta. I have seen about 5 in total still running and i seen about 2 sitting and rusting.
And have heard of atleast three more in various conditions--as you know well known for rust.
the pic of you jeep with chains on i like best looks like its ready for what ever alberta winter has to offer.
I to have chains but havent had a chance to try them yet.
i am in the process of making my rig road worthy dont get me wrong its drivable now.
I just enjoy and feel safey driving a tight rig.

My goal is to drive the bronco up north visit some friends in grandpraire yes gp and keep heading north mybe yellowknife or alaska.
i love the outdoors what a better way to explore it.Later i will drive it down south and visit some bronco shops in WA

maybe you would be interested for a trip sometime in the future.
ill keep in touch .
oh i noticed the little jeeps on your drivers side fender ,nice touch

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Old 12-29-2004, 04:49 AM
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If you head up to GP, drop me an e-mail or PM, I will give you my phone # & we can meet for a coffee.
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