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then what is it? cause from what ive always seen, when a ford truck has been done up like a 4 door bronco, its a "centurion", regardless of when the conversion style started.
Not true,Centurion is a conversion company that does more than just 4 door broncos they also do Vans and customized Pickups .They are most known for their custom Duallies.
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well thats cool to know. learn somethin new every day. thanks guys.
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how could you have seen it surface a few times if he has owned it for 10 years?.
it means that he has tried to sell this eyesore more than once...
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lol... ohh I thought you were saying it had changed hands. When I was into imports there was a nissan with a chevy Lt1 in it that was on ebay like 5 times in a year, all from different sellers.
Every ad said "great car just a few teething issues needs worked" etc...
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I wouldn't have touched it with a 10 ft pole.
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centurion conversions are professionally done,dealer conversion, same as a stretch limo. the truck on ebay is a backyard bodyman special that is probably just as much bondo as metal. i wouldn't trust buying something like that unless it was from someone i personally knew and knew the trucks build history
As pointed out centurions are not dealer done trucks - separate company. Just like "magnum" which was another company that did the 4 door conversions on broncos.

As for "just as much bondo as metal" - if you'r thinking that you've never stripped a centurion or magnum. Lots of them came from the conversion companies as bondo buckets
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well thats nice to know. i was looking at one awhile back, glad i passed it up. it was an early conversion and was already getting rusty, i hate bondo and i am in no way what some one would call a body man. nothing worse than finding out your metal panels are plastic
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He must be ashamed to show the joints where it was cut and put together. I can only imagine the "quality" ingenutiy he could have used. He liked the torch in a few other places, so hmmm???
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i was looking at one awhile back, glad i passed it up. it was an early conversion and was already getting rusty...
Lots of them are rusting along the cut/splice line. It's very common.
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I'd imagine so. the bodies were dip galvanized. really no way to regalvanize it once it has been welded.
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what the users name on here that has a silver crewcab bronco on a heavy duty frame with a big truck front end? its nice
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