1979 Ford Bronco 4x4 - 1979 Bronco Ranger XLT


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Album Title: 1979 Bronco Ranger XLT
Pics of the truck as I rebuild it. Got the truck in 2000 for $1000. The body is in rough shape but the frame and interior is great. Please vote and leave a comment. Tell me what you think!
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James Degenhart Clearwater, Florida
1979 Ford Bronco Free Wheelin' Edition
69 C9VE 460 automatic 4x4
Interior: Roll Cage
Exterior: Stock Chromatic Striping
Mileage: 0
Modifications
1969 460 .060 over
C9VE 75.8cc heads 2.08 intake 1.65 exhaust
Crank ground, spooned and balanced
TRW L2443F-60 forged pistons cut & balanced to 11:1
Stock rods, shot-peened, polished, balanced, ARP bolts
Rotating assembly balanced, deck zeroed
Hi-Vol. rear sump oil pump
7 qt. oil pan
Comp Cams Xtreme 4X4 FF X4 270H-11 270/278 226/234 554/574
Crane Energizer 1.73 roller rockers
Hardened valve seats
3-Angle valve grind
Port, polish, gasket matched
Edelbrock Performer RPM Intake Manifold 7166
Edelbrock 1411 750 CFM, electric choke
4 core radiator
L&L mounts, headers and brackets
C6 Cottman rebuild
HD RV torque converter, Transpak RV setup
NP205 transfer case, new bearings & seals
Dana 60 front axle, disc brakes, Powr-Lok L/S, 5.13 gears, complete rebuild
14 Bolt rear axle, disc brakes, Detroit Locker, 5.13 gears, complete rebuild
3 body lift w/ new bushings
9 Skyjacker lift w/ all new springs, 3" blocks added to back to level the truck out (Urgh!)
New red poly bushings throughout
18.5/44/16.5 Ground Hawgs on 14-16.5 NASCAR style rims
Dual front shocks
Steering Stabilizer
A/C
Reese Class 3 hitch
1400 watt Eclipse FM/CD
Bose/Infinity Subs
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Ready to roll, almost. ...


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Had to put 3" blocks in the back to level it out. I didn't want ...


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Working up the lengths for the driveshaft now. I will use CV's o ...


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Now it's good enough!!! Result of 4 months of hard work. Stay tu ...


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Crane Energizers ...


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Still have the balancer, water pump, F350 brake upgrade, radiato ...


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I can't beleive the stock drag links and tie rods from the D44 f ...


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A local Lincoln restro shop had this sitting on the showroom flo ...


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Ad promoting the Free Wheelin' Edition of the Bronco. ...


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This is how the Bronco looked the day I got it. Bucs flag on the ...

Comments
WOW!! What a mud slinging dirt throwing gravel tossing bronco,, great job can't wait for more updates
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Ooof, i love those HUGE tires you got on there, im looking for a set, but not that big :)
By


Great Bronco! I am 11 and I really like your truck. I think I might get one like yours one day.
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thats a beauty bronco you got there.. im on my bro's account and im 14 and thats what im lookin to do with one if i ever get one
By crack


That's everything and more I wanted to do to mine. Great job! That is money well spent.
By MBBFord


this bronco need the sticker that says THE HEARTBEAT STOPS HERE!
By fordlover2009


NICE!!!! Are those the stock radius arms with drop brackets or are they new. Very cool truck!!!
By lovefords79


nice truck
By jstroud08





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