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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-08-2019, 09:05 PM Thread Starter
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New here from Miami - '85 351w

Hey folks, thanks for having me. Rebuilt this guy last year and enjoying every second driving it.

85 Ford Bronco XLT (bullnose)
Engine: 351 Windsor V8 5.75 L 4BL OHV 4 Wheel Drive
Transmission: 3 speed C6 Auto
Components: Edelbrock carburetor 600 cfm electric choke
Wheels: 35" Maxtrek mud trac tires on 20" American Racing ATX Series Wheels, no lift. (yes, it rubs).
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post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-08-2019, 09:32 PM
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Need some details on the build....that interior looks AWESOME! One day mine will look like this hopefully.

1983 Bronco 302 paired with a C6; 3.55 gears limited slip front and rear
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post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-08-2019, 09:44 PM Thread Starter
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Here are some, but more pics and a narrative of the restore are on the facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/SpikeTheBronco/
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Where did you find the original build sheet?

1983 Bronco 302 paired with a C6; 3.55 gears limited slip front and rear
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post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 08-09-2019, 02:13 PM Thread Starter
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Taped to the drivers side floor board. I found it when pulling up all the carpeting.
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Yo Johnny,
Welcome with your fine 85! Well done⚠️

I responded to your build sheet post in Noobie section.

FYI, here is the 1985 Bronco Dealer Brochure via Gary @ 1985 Bronco - Gary's Garagemahal (the Bullnose bible)

☆ 1985 Electrical & Vacuum Troubleshooting Manual (partial) via Gary @
1985 EVTM - Gary's Garagemahal (the Bullnose bible)

1985 Bronco/F Series Specifications by ​​Gary @ http://www.garysgaragemahal.com/axle-ratios.htm

1985-1986 Fuel System Adjustments by Gary @ 1985-1986 Fuel System Adjustments - Gary's Garagemahal (the Bullnose bible)

80-86 Bronco Differences by Gary @ 1980 - 86 Ford Trucks - Gary's Garagemahal (the Bullnose bible)

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Awesome! Thanks!
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How much does it rub? Apperantly it's still driveable, so maybe just sway bar? Any body contact?
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No too bad, but a three point turn ends up being a 6 or 7 point turn. It hasn't stopped me in tight parking garages and such. It rubs the inside of the wheel well.
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