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i think there was 2 differant trim packages offered for the xlt and rangers the earlier ones had the one like 79f150 has i also had a 76 with just the upper trim and the fenderwell trim but my 79 had the xlt racetrack trim on it. and you could also get the xlt without all the woodtrim..mine never had it. but it did have a/c and tilt steering and cruise control.
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the race track trim first came out in 1977

tilt cruise and A/C were not part of the XLT trim
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I have a ranger xlt and I have factory air conditioning, not sure about tilt and definately not cruise control.
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My 79 has ac, tilt, and cruise..................... I want a cookie lol
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A/C tilt cruise were ordered seperate of the XLT package

there were packages like towing or camper packages that included the tilt cruise A/C with a larger radiator and sliding rear window in pickups

some stuff like the sport wheel could not be had if you wanted cruise control

xlt package if ordered included carpet wood grain trim seat and chrome headliner trim door panal inserts and XLT badges

also remember the youngest rig is 1979 and it is 28 years old alot of stuff can be swapped in that time frame
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yeppers i'm not sure my cruise is factory or not cause it looks completely different from the wheel on my ol' 78 supercab. It's the same as the wheel on both my 80's broncos. shrug
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[QUOTE=Ranger429;1418098]You read it wrong. In bold print it says options available.

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I caught it. You caught my post before I corrected it. Thanks Ranger, and thanks for the incredible post.
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did you have to get woodtrim with the xlt package? mine has everything including the xlt badging and carpet and chrome headliner ring and low back buckets?but no wood trim in sight?also there was a couple differant 2 tone options availible.
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A/C tilt cruise were ordered seperate of the XLT package

there were packages like towing or camper packages that included the tilt cruise A/C with a larger radiator and sliding rear window in pickups

some stuff like the sport wheel could not be had if you wanted cruise control

xlt package if ordered included carpet wood grain trim seat and chrome headliner trim door panal inserts and XLT badges

also remember the youngest rig is 1979 and it is 28 years old alot of stuff can be swapped in that time frame
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there is a 79 dealer brochure scanned in on i believe its broco graveyard
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Scaned in dealer brochure

You can find the scanned in brochures at http://www.projectbronco.com

The brochures for the 78 and 79 bronco are available along with some additional Ford brochures.

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sweet one quick question though whats the differance between the custom and xlt spare tire carrier?
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That is a very good question. I do not know what would be the difference. This is how the price list showed it.
The answer too this, I know...

It should read like the rest, "Combined with the XLT Package"

There is no difference, the difference in price is because You get a "Discount" if you get the XLT Package...

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awsome info, i'm going to print that off. will be good to have with the original 78 ford brochure my dad found me

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He set my feet on a rock and gave me a firm place to stand." (Psalm 40 : 2)
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I know a lot of guys search for the VIN number on the frame. Thanks to Trent (InfoFord) for this pic.

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now, my question is, where the heck is that at?
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Passenger side frame. You can see the cab mount to the left in the picture.
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Am I doing something wrong? Because I can't get this link to work.
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Maybe they changed the URL. Here are a couple more. Original post fixed.

http://www.ford-trucks.com/vin-decoder/index.php

http://www.medicine.wisc.edu/~mrm/bronco/ftvin.cgi
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Ford called the trim in this pic "Wide Bodyside Molding"





and they called the thin lower trim "Race Track Molding" because it looks like a slot car race track going around the body


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THE MOULDINGS WITH THE RUBBER INSERT ARE DOOR,FENDER,CAB CORNER,AND QUARTER PANEL MOULDINGS
THE MOULDINGS THAT SEPERATE TWO TONE PAINT ARE RACE TRACK MOULDINGS AT LEAST THAT IS WHAT WE CALL THEM AT THE FORD DEALER I WORK AT
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My 78 F-150 Lariat is a soild color ,it is listed as as a Tu tone delete on the window sticker. In addition to the race track trim it also has the lower trim along the bottom of the truck even across the tool box and the wheel well trim. I have read from a 79 Dealer book that you couldn't get the lower trim and wheel well trim with the Lariat option. I have seen a couple Lariats on ebay with this also. I sure looks factory to me. It's not listed on the window sticker though. I am waiting for my Marti report to come back and see what they say. Maybe the dealer installed it ,I don't know .
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