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  1. tommyleea
    06-27-2009 10:39 AM - permalink
    Mine had about 90K on it when I purchased it. Rattled like crazy when you started it up, and had no power at all. I removed the engine and had it rebuilt. Bored, new pistons, cam, lifters, and it needed one new cylinder head. About a year later I was losing water. Had to replace the other head. A year later losing water again. Talked to the machine shop, and they said there is a problem with the 2.9 heads. Purchased some supposedly beefed up heads, both sides. That was a couple of years ago now. I just am not impressed with the 2.9 motor. Take a look at the location of the distributor. Not only is it in the back, but it is covered up by the plenum. Just my 2 cents. Cheers

  2. Jab'sBronco2
    06-25-2009 06:16 PM - permalink
    Hey bud what do you mean by "fresh rebuild?"
    I have the mechanic hands can fix just about anything, but i need to be pointed in the right direction, the 2.9 in my bII atm is only at 188k id like it to last a little bit longer for another project. hit me back

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  • About tommyleea
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
    Country of Residence
    Bronco II
    Current Mileage
    125,000 - 149,999
    Miles per year
    10,000 - 14,999


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  • Join Date: 05-10-2004
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