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    Jason H

    • Year:1979
    • Make:Ford
    • Model:Bronco

    Engine : 400, 6.6L w/28K original miles. Head gasket bad. Instead of risking a lot of labor in case anything else was bad as well I had the engine rebuilt by Carolina Engines (to keep originality) with their high torque option. 10 percent more HP and enough t

    Drivetrain : no info

    Transmission : no info

    VIN : v155lfb7881

    Rhino Lined entire interior. Tuffy Stereo console. High end sound system. Dual Flowmaster 44 series. Rear roll bar.

    Future Plans: 4 inch suspension lift w/ 35 inch mud terrains. Re-paint, re-upholster seats, re-trim, and re-weather strip. Extend drive shaft, gears.

    By the time the truck is finished (a few years down the road) I plan for it to look as good as it did the day it drove off of the lot.

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    Reviewed by: Laurie S 12/31/11 08:51AM


    Reviewed by: Michael D 01/15/12 03:08PM

    Very clean inside & out. Thanks for posting this beautiful machine. Hope to get the one I'm buying to look as good as yours.

    Reviewed by: Jason H 01/19/12 05:38PM

    @Laurie, the Bronco is not for sale. It has 28K original miles. I bought this truck for nostalgia as a 79' Bronco was my first vehicle in high school and I had to sell it when I went to college. @Michael, Thanks for the great comments. I hope your own perfect Bronco too. They are getting harder and harder to find in better condition but they are still out there. Keep looking!!

    Reviewed by: Gunnar H 03/14/12 10:41AM

    I'd keep it the way it is. There is not many stock height Broncos around anymore. (At least in Spokane) and I think it's to nice to become "Another Mud Truck" if you know what I'm getting at.

    Reviewed by: Jason H 03/14/12 01:54PM

    Gunnar, I may get some heat for this but regardless of what I do to the Bronco, it will all be for show. I'm not putting this one in the mud like I did my last one. I want to have it for the rest of my life, and hopefully be able to pass it down. I also think that I am going to go with a 4" lift and 35" tires as I feel like that ratio makes the truck look proportional or that the tires match the size of the big body. Thanks for the input.

    Reviewed by: Robert S 04/08/12 08:36AM

    Lookin good! How far up did you go with the lining? Did you have to do a lot of prep work?

    Reviewed by: Jason H 04/15/12 07:31PM

    Thanks Robert. The entire interior is rhino lined but I went all the way up the sides in the back of the bed but did not do where the top comes down and meets the body. I will post pics with the top off tomorrow. This is the second Bronco that I have lined. The prep work is not hard. I had to take out all of the seats and rip out the carpet. To put it in perspective, I am not the least bit mechanically inclined and it was easy for me. You don't have to but they will charge $75/hour labor to do it. I think it took me about 2-3 hours so I saved a good bit. Total cost was about $600. My last Bronco was lined about 15 years ago and it was $500 so the price hasn't increased much. They also use a new application procedure that results in a smaller more uniform lining which I think looks much better. It also grips better so things are less likely to slide.