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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 05-09-2019, 06:34 PM Thread Starter
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My new Bronco!!!

Just picked up this new Bronco from a guy I work with, it's been sitting 18 years, he said it ran when he parked it but it's missing the carburetor, but it does turn, and everything else is there. I'll add more later. Hope you like!!!
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post #2 of 16 (permalink) Old 05-09-2019, 06:43 PM
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Looks like a nice project truck. Doesnt seem like there is much rust and the body looks like it is in good shape.

Nice find! Cant wait until you get it going and fixed up!!

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Nice! A round eye bronco is a rare steed indeed
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Nice! A round eye bronco is a rare steed indeed
Usually the 1st thing I look for when I see a 2nd get.

I wish you well gettin' it back on the road @joedirt216 !
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post #5 of 16 (permalink) Old 05-13-2019, 11:16 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks guys, I haven't had time to do any playing around with her yet, when I picked her up, only the driver side front tire would hold air, so I had some steel wheels to swap out to get her home. I did put a battery in and most stuff worked, the wipers worked, the heater fan worked, squealed like a cat but it did turn, the turn signals etc.. I'll throw a carb on her soon and see what happens. The body is really good, no rust to speak of, and the interior is actually pretty nice, I'll try to post some photos soon. Anybody know if that lift kit is a good one?? I guess I could post it in the 78-79 Bronco field.
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Hi Joe,
Great project!

1978 Bronco Dealer Brochure via Indybronco

1978 Bronco Emission Component Location Diagrams via 78brncoxlt

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miesk5, thanks a ton for all of that information!!! That will be a tremendous help!!
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Wow that under-body is beautiful for a vehicle that has been sitting 18 years!!! Congrats!
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Interior, Engine 351W, 351M, 400??

Here are some photos of the interior and the engine bay, can anyone tell me off hand what motor this might be??
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Looks good Joedirt, A little rough around the edges, but thats how I like em !!
Good luck with the build, and if you have any questions for a newbie who thinks out da box, dont hesitate to holler !!
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I think the round eye Broncos are the best looking of all. Can't find one around here that's not rusted out. Good find.
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Can't tell for sure, but the VIN says it came with a 351m originally. Check the rocker cover sticker. If it's legible it will tell you what it is. Looks pretty original to me so I'd bet it's the 351M. That Bronco is super clean! Nice score.
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Thanks Swamp/Justright, I'll try to get the casting numbers off the block on the near future, It would be nice to know what motor it is, I'm also betting it's the 351M.
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Very nice looking project!
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Some guys get all the luck, I'd never let that one go.
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