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Old 12-15-2017, 01:21 PM
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"Brave Little Toaster"

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Kinda off to a rough start on this... but here is the progress.

Purchase info: Bought from original owner in Crested Butte Colorado. It was a family vacation vehicle at their mountain home. They had a 3 ring binder dedicated to its existence with countless pictures (all of them on pavement). The truck is in good shape at 115k miles and had a big service performed before I got it, new radiator, water pump, ignition tune up, output shaft seal, and brakes and all fluids including flush. I got it for 2,000 and was ok with that.
























Then I bought a 4-inch rough country lift system (system includes new rear leafs) I thought it needed them.




Then some 33 x 12.50 R15 Buckshot MT's. I used to love the old Buckshots a long time ago on my old truck... so I bought some more!




That's about it right now!

I fixed that beat up bumper, but I plan to build bumpers soon.

I am all ears for any recommendations you guys have, this is my first BII.

All it sees is asphalt and dirt roads with the occasional washout... no rocks down here and I don't mud bogg.

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Had to get that Colorado smell out and get some of that Gulf Coast breeze going!





That is actually an OLD Buckshot 33 an old friend had in his barn!



These wheels are a bit close to the frame on back spacing... need a different set.
 
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Old 01-05-2018, 10:52 PM
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Very nice lil bronco. They are classic! Did putting the larger tires on effect your speedometer?
 
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Old 01-06-2018, 10:17 PM
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Very nice lil bronco. They are classic! Did putting the larger tires on effect your speedometer?
yes it did 10mph

55 mph is actually 65 mph
 
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Old 01-06-2018, 11:50 PM
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I've always liked the BII seat fabric.

What does Brave Little Toaster mean?
 
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Old 01-07-2018, 07:29 AM
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I've always liked the BII seat fabric.

What does Brave Little Toaster mean?



What's common sense tell you
 
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Old 01-07-2018, 12:36 PM
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What's common sense tell you
WTF is that supposed to mean?

If I google it it shows up as a child's movie??
Don't get it.

Common sense says that if you haven't seen it or heard of it you aren't gonna know...
 
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Old 01-07-2018, 03:35 PM
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If you don't get it, then you don't get it. The family dog eats out of a bowl right.....and if you don't put food in the bowl.....he doesn't get it either....
 
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Old 01-07-2018, 03:47 PM
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If you don't get it, then you don't get it. The family dog eats out of a bowl right.....and if you don't put food in the bowl.....he doesn't get it either....
Thanks for your quality contributions in every one of your 9 "helpful" one liner posts.

What ever turns you on, dude.
 
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Old 01-07-2018, 04:26 PM
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Haven't you ever been heckled by the guys. I guess my friends are a tuff crowd.

Next time try giving me a hard time....it could be fun.

Ever watch Grand Torino......

The toaster reference is made in relation to the size of the bronco II
Brave.....the bronco II is. Very capable off road.
 
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Old 01-09-2018, 08:16 AM
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Recommend watching the movie.

Yes it is a child's movie popular among folks my age, the adventures of an animated toaster and his other fiends on a quest... he was a brave little toaster.

So when someone gets too big for those britches they have on we way... ooo he's a brave little toaster.

It looks like a toaster... and I'm gonna take it on adventures or won't be ready for. But it will be fine because it's a tough little *******.
 
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Old 01-11-2018, 06:02 AM
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Very nice. I had an 88 BII and really liked it. Started having rust issues so I sold it in the early 2000s. Also had several rangers of similar vintage. Loved them too. They are tough little trucks. I'll always love the BII and rangers from the late 80s early 90s.
 
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I too am a fan of the BII interior colors. That one seems to be really clean. I'm digging the 2 tone blue. Should do everything you need it too and and a little more.
 
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