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    Best Replacement Sheet Metal

    I have gotten some parts from Bronco graveyard. I got the panel under the striker panel the goes to the rocker panel. they matched dead on. I just had to use my flanging/hole punch tool to make holes to spot weld them in. Since I haven't gotten to paint the truck after that, now years later...
  2. muddrivermike is now running on Xenforo!

    OK Let me know if that was what you needed? I didnt even notice..Thanks Mike😁
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    Comment by 'muddrivermike' in media 'Finished and driven daily'

    NICE. Hope mine comes out that great once I get a garage built. Great job (y) (y) (y)
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    Coolant temperature too low

    Hey this may sound stupid but over the years of being a mechanic in the shops I have run across something somewhat like this. We had either another shop or customer install the wrong radiator. Its was one with more rows than what the vehicle originally had which caused the coolant to run too...
  5. muddrivermike is now running on Xenforo!

    I like the new look of the site so far..(y):)
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    Converting my bronco to NON ac

    OK everyone. After putting the Cummins in I havent had AC lines made up connecting the dodge compressor to the ford lines.And apparently I wont. My blower motor went bad a few weeks ago and just fought like hell to get the ac box out because the turbo in front of it. So now after breaking part...
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    Need opinions, Might sell the bronco

    Ok guys heres just a couple pics. The interior is clean,no rips or anything. Its all good. It just would need a real paint job. Sorry about how big they are coming through..Im not good at resizing pictures. Like I said. Lust looking for opinions..Im still not sure if im going to sell it just for...
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    Need opinions, Might sell the bronco

    Hey everyone. I am at the point where Im probably going to put my bronco up for sale. My problem is, Im trying to come up with a reasonable price. Now I know you never get what you will put into a vehicle,but at the same time I cant take a beating. I bought this truck almost 7 yrs ago for $6000...
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    Steering issue

    Ok everyone I have an issue here that maybe somebody has come across this...First off I am a mechanic and do know what Im doing but this has got me. My 78,9 inch suspension lift, 40 inch tires..I swapped in a DANA 60 front with the coil set up still in. Works great. Heres my problem: After I...
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    Rear disc brake conversion

    Ok everyone. Im trying to figure something out in my head here..Im always having to adjust my rear shoes all the time,And im really tired of doing it. I want to switch to the disc brake set up but a couple of things I have an issue with. 1 is the style...One set up uses the 8 lug chevy rotors...
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    460 Head??????

    Ok everyone I have one I havent seen before..Im looking at a possible set of D0VE heads for my 460 project for the bronco,,Cheap...Now look at the casting for the head,,IS IT A D0VE? I know that the other D8ve,D3VE, and so one have been known to be missing a number in that spot,,BUUUTTTT they...
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    Thinking about it

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    D44 and D60 bearings

    Ok what Im trying to find out is A 79 f250 dana 44 FRONT axle and a 79 f350 dana 60 FRONT axle hub bearings,As inner and outer....Are they the same bearings or are the 60s bigger?The reason is I found a front dana 60 for sale from a 79 f350.I want to put the 60 in my bronco only because Im under...
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    Hub pulling problems

    This tool,Its called a spindle nut socket.
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    Anyone have a winch that looks stock?

    I need a front license plate so I'll probably relocate the plate behind the grill or the right side of the bumper. They sell these brackets that your tag bolts to that clip to the rollers,I have one on mine and when I need to use the winch I just pull on the tag and bracket and just put it in...