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post #1 of 286 (permalink) Old 02-27-2006, 01:30 PM Thread Starter
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What is the best upgrade that you have done?

I am just starting out doing mods and upgrades to my Bronco. I would rather not spend money on upgrades that I would later turn around and think were stupid. I am sure that you know that not very many things live up to their hype.

What upgrades have you been happy that you have made?

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post #2 of 286 (permalink) Old 02-27-2006, 01:31 PM
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post #4 of 286 (permalink) Old 02-27-2006, 01:34 PM
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5.8 swap has been my best so far.

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I am just starting out doing mods and upgrades to my Bronco. I would rather not spend money on upgrades that I would later turn around and think were stupid. I am sure that you know that not very many things live up to their hype.

What upgrades have you been happy that you have made?
This is another one that depends totally on what you want the truck to do. My favorite upgrade was the one ton swap, followed by the doubled all-gear transfer case. The part that turned out to be a waste was ever messing with half-ton axles. That might be a little more work than you're looking for, though.
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i'm glad i did all of them. now i just regret spending the money on the lift system and not a SAS

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the exhaust has been the best because i like the sound

but prolly the manual hub swap, because since i switched, i dont get stranded all the time

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I love all my mods, but the OBA and the SAS would be contenders for first place.

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okay so scrap the 1 ton and throw in a D60?
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I want to convert my 4wd Superduty to 2wd. I can take apart a flashlight in under a minute. So im sure i can handle this
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