Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Phoenix, Az
Bronco Info: 1999 Expedtition Chase Truck, McNeil Fiberglass
Is it better to buy a 1996 Bronco with OBD II ?
I'm looking into buying a Bronco for the intended purpose of turning it into a "Go Fast Bronco" or a Prerunner if you prefer that terminology. I was wondering if it would be better to narrow my search for only 1996 year Bronco's? Bottom line is, I like the 1992 - 1996 style bronco's anyway. My intention is to install long travel cut & turned beams with extended radius arms and either National springs or a four-link suspension in the rear. The engine will have the usual cold air intake and I plan on installing headers as well. I like the idea of having an engine tuner like the Edge CTS (but I'm not sure if they make a tuner for the 1996 year Bronco's.)
What is the advantage (if any) is there to purchasing the 1996? I'm a Graphic Designer so engines aren't my strong suit. If there is no significant value to seeking out the 1996 should I just look for the best deal I can in the 92 - 96 range Bronco's?
I was told by someone that the 1995 year would be the best because of parts availability. Is there any truth in that?
I appreciate your help and advice
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