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Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 01-12-2018, 06:55 PM
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Are you still looking? If so, where are you...

Are you still looking? If so, where are you located?
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 07-29-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,492
Posted By bigzirb
Have you thought about a phenolic spacer/adapter...

Have you thought about a phenolic spacer/adapter to go from a square bore carb to the spread bore manifold? A lot cheaper than buying a new manifold and it will help keep some of the heat out of the...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 03-25-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 47,416
Views: 2,992,364
Posted By bigzirb
I had the #5 spark plug blow out of the head. I...

I had the #5 spark plug blow out of the head. I unplugged the coil and injector and drive it 60 miles home so I could fix it. Spent 3 hours fixing it with the Timesert kit and my undersized air...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 02-21-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 46,296
Posted By bigzirb
Well since I got the Bronco running and out of...

Well since I got the Bronco running and out of the garage in October I had to go back to light duty at work November 1. Between working and Physical Therapy I kind of ran out of Bronco time. I did...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 11-03-2016, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By bigzirb
2-1/2 ton Rockwell axles, coilover shocks and...

2-1/2 ton Rockwell axles, coilover shocks and four links front and rear. Lots of power and it looks like not quite enough braking power. I'd drive it!!!
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 10-24-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By bigzirb
That should be good enough for welding on thin...

That should be good enough for welding on thin sheetmetal. Just be careful of burn-thru. Remember that skills only get better with practice. Use the metal you cut off to practice your skills and get...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 10-24-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 46,296
Posted By bigzirb
So I spent the afternoon in the garage working on...

So I spent the afternoon in the garage working on the Lund visor for the Bronco. I got it from a truck I parted years ago and my brother fives Thebes's crack in it and painted it when we painted the...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 10-24-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By bigzirb
I would suggest that if you cut it just weld an...

I would suggest that if you cut it just weld an plate on to box the open end back in after you cut and I would think that would give it the strength back. Let us know how it goes.
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 10-22-2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 46,296
Posted By bigzirb
So way back this spring when I picked up my NP205...

So way back this spring when I picked up my NP205 transfer case the guy threw in a bunch of other parts. One of the things he threw in was a heavy duty rear sway bar. It is meant for a Ford 9" rear...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 10-21-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 46,296
Posted By bigzirb
So I started trying to figure out how long my...

So I started trying to figure out how long my shocks need to be so I decided to flex out the suspension on the Bronco. I started by jacking up the rear from the bumper with a High lift jack....
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 10-18-2016, 02:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 771
Posted By bigzirb
I have a few sacrificial screwdrivers and picks...

I have a few sacrificial screwdrivers and picks that I would use to try and dig behind the broken side to see if you could work it out before you start cutting the hub. Good luck.
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 10-17-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 46,296
Posted By bigzirb
Well I have made some progress and had some...

Well I have made some progress and had some setbacks. I got my electric fans from Amazon and they are the same size, from the same company, but the mounting holes are at different locations around...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 10-04-2016, 10:28 PM
Replies: 3,351
Views: 168,713
Posted By bigzirb
Well on Saturday I rolled the Bronco out of the...

Well on Saturday I rolled the Bronco out of the garage under its own power for the first time ever. On Sunday I bled the brakes and installed the 40" tall tires. On Monday I found out the front tires...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 10-04-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 46,296
Posted By bigzirb
So after I bled the brakes I wanted to test them...

So after I bled the brakes I wanted to test them a bit more then rolling up and down the driveway. I decided to back it out in the street but when I cranked the wheel all the way over while backing...
Forum: 1978 - 1996 Big Bronco 10-03-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 46,296
Posted By bigzirb
So after I got the engine started on open headers...

So after I got the engine started on open headers I decided that I really needed some form of mufflers to quiet down the beastly rumble. The mechanic that fixed my radiator hooked me up with a pair...
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