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post #41 of 61 (permalink) Old 10-02-2013, 11:34 PM
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89....did u get a new rig yet??
I went to the dark side and got a cherokee. Nice broncos are few and far between and I don't want a junker. I am going to build the jeep up and still wheel it though.

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post #42 of 61 (permalink) Old 02-03-2014, 12:11 AM
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Bronco Info: '96 FSB, EB 4x4 351W
We made it up back in September, ended up finding a place to live in Funny River (across the river from Sterling), we're right on the Kenai River. Love it here. Bronco's the daily/weekly driver, we usually only leave the property once or twice a month for a quick run to Soldotna for supplies & mail.

Going to need a motor refresh real soon. Putting a new transmission in my 1 ton in early spring, and hoping to refresh bronco motor after that. May even bring one up the Alcan, got a trip planned for May to Oregon and back.

If anyone on the Kenai wants to get together, I'm game, I don't have offroad tires, and I don't trust the engine in my Bronco too much...so no wheeling for me. Planning on buying a set of wheels and tires, and perhaps a lift kit while in Oregon this spring. Lift party this summer at my place? I'll supply the fish and beer.

Here's a pic from the trip up:
Bronco was towed up on a trailer behind the Uhaul.

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post #43 of 61 (permalink) Old 02-04-2014, 03:29 PM
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Welcome to Alaska.

Are there salmon in funny river? If so that place is going to suck come fishing season.


CLICK ON THE BANNER MY 85 BRONCO (RIP old friend)
'84 Bronco (SOLD) - I6 Motor, ALL STOCK
'93 Bronco Eddie Baurer (SOLD) - 302, E40D, 1356, 6" Lift, 35x12.5 BFG AT's
'94 Bronco XLT - Build to play hard
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post #44 of 61 (permalink) Old 03-09-2014, 10:34 PM
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In Southeast AK here
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post #45 of 61 (permalink) Old 03-16-2014, 04:00 PM
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Bronco Info: 1994 xlt 5.8L, 4inch superlift, rhino lined interior
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post #46 of 61 (permalink) Old 03-29-2014, 09:08 AM
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I'll be moving there (Anchorage, JBER) in October and am super stoked about it. Ready to buy another Bronco and start wrenching. Anybody have any recommendations for shipping one up there? If I find a nice one in the lower 48 I'll be looking to get it up there. I've found a few in my searches in AK but really want a manual. Look forward to getting there and meeting some of y'all.
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post #47 of 61 (permalink) Old 07-01-2014, 03:13 PM
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Bronco Info: 1990 Roll Along XLT 5.8 E4OD, stock as a rock except for the 33 12.50's and exhaust.
I will be moving to Palmer this fall/winter.
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post #48 of 61 (permalink) Old 11-04-2014, 01:53 AM
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north pole here. Just bought an 82 bronc today.
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post #49 of 61 (permalink) Old 11-14-2014, 12:52 PM
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I'll be in North Pole around Jan 25ish. Bronco should be there in Feb whenever the AF decides to ship it. Any trails around North Pole?


1995 Bronco XLT
stock 302 with E40D trans with push button 4x4
37x12.516.5 Goodyear Wrangler MT/R, 8" lift
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post #50 of 61 (permalink) Old 12-28-2014, 11:51 PM
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post #51 of 61 (permalink) Old 02-23-2015, 07:21 PM
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Bronco Info: 1990 EB Bronco 302cu, 5.0, E4OD, TC?? STOCK
I'm in Wasilla, just started my rebuild but planning on having it done in 6-8weeks.
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post #52 of 61 (permalink) Old 05-11-2015, 01:53 AM
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I'm moving back to Alaska this coming week Have to take my Ranger up first, then come back for the '79 FSB. I should probably take the family up too
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post #53 of 61 (permalink) Old 05-11-2015, 04:02 PM
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Bronco Info: 94 357/E4OD - ProC 6" stageII, 35"bfg AT, f/R 4.88's, Front Aussie locker, HS9500, sliders
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shoot just throw the ranger on a uhaul car dolly and tow it with the bronco. probably save money. Good luck with the trip.

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post #54 of 61 (permalink) Old 05-25-2015, 02:47 AM
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Hi all,

In the Fairbanks area here. Just picked up a hidden gem that was in Idaho hidding with 37,000 miles on it not too long ago. We all should get a meet set up sometime this summer by the weather so far it will be a good year for meets!

1979 Bronco RangerXLT, 400, 4.11 gears, all the options for that year, except cruise control...
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post #55 of 61 (permalink) Old 08-05-2015, 08:15 PM
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Bronco Info: '95 XLT 5.0/auto D.D. '95 XLT 5.8/auto parts rig 94 EB 5.0/auto parts rig
me too

I live in anchorage. have three broncos. making an asphalt 4x4, just want the look... in the process of stripping her down for painting next month. got get the molding off, a few small dings filled and to rust patches fixed. hopefully end of august she'll be done.
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post #56 of 61 (permalink) Old 10-10-2015, 04:47 PM
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I'm in Anchorage.

I have a 1990 Bronco XLT 5.0 w/ auto that is going to be my daughter's daily driver.

The current engine is shot. I've pulled it out and ordered a new long block. I might have questions for the forum over the next few weekends as the install progresses.
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post #57 of 61 (permalink) Old 10-12-2015, 11:48 AM
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Bronco Info: 1984 bronco XLT 351w 4 spd
Anyone up in the fairbanks area?
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post #58 of 61 (permalink) Old 03-04-2016, 02:54 PM
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Bronco Info: 1989 FS Eddie Bauer 5.8L
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any suggestions on a reputable mechanic in Anchorage? I've got a fuel smell that is above my pay grade.

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post #59 of 61 (permalink) Old 03-09-2016, 10:54 PM
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Bronco Info: 4" Lift - 35x13.50 Toyo M/T's - 4.88 gears - Lockers Front & Back - Big Six 300 - Clifford Intake
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I'm in SE Alaska - Ketchikan.
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post #60 of 61 (permalink) Old 11-16-2016, 10:50 AM
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I'm here at JBER. I just bought mine a couple of weeks ago. I was hoping to find some kind of club here maybe but so far no luck lol I just moved here maybe a month and a half ago and don't know much around here. I wouldn't mind finding some off-roading places around that I could do (nothing too crazy though as I'm stock height with ATs lol


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