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Got the power steering bled last night, Great resource for how to do it on these trucks. Has several different ways. The "Ford" way is what got mine to work the best, this time. I have had to take the box off 1 time on another truck.
https://www.ford-trucks.com/forums/1...-gear-box.html
Also finished hooking up the electrical for my trans fan so it can be driven. I still need to wire in a switch to manually turn them off for water crossings, but I can at least test it on the street for now. I typically do not play in water anyways, so not a big deal right now. All the AN lines made for nice leak free at start up.


That's the way I just bled the system on my '95 after replacing the steering box and Pitman arm. I'm still using the old p/s pump (already have a saginaw swap with new pump ready to go - going to tackle that when I strip down the top half of the engine to go through everything) and it's QUIETER than it was before. Not to mention it didn't take long at all.

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I am leaning that way too, the others are free though...
What I like most on the PRP's is I can change out the material for something better suited to a off road truck. The fake suede on those others likely would not hold up very well.
Currently have a set of 3A racing seats, that in all honesty have held up great considering what I have done with them.

I got a really good deal on these when the local PepBoys went out of business several years ago ($115 for the set, new in box), could not pass them up. Even though yes they are cheap seats. They are why my bronco is black with yellow accents today. Anyways looking to get into a "good" seat as the truck is more pre-runnerish now then it ever has been, also the vinyl gets old in the summer.
Likely to also get new set of PRP harnesses as well, since my Simpson are now out of date.


The power steering in my Bronco is now also the best it has ever been from following those directions.


Build Thread https://www.fullsizebronco.com/forum...8-project.html
Street Queen '92: 400hp/400ft-lb Roller 351W Built by Me, C6 Swap, 9" Swap, Corbeau Seats, Desert Bumpers, 4.10s, 33s
Sleeper Build '78: 2.5" Bypass Shocks, Deaver Springs, Full Roll Cage, Spool, 460, Hydro-Boost Brakes, Modded Duff Arms, Broader C6, Rust

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Started getting things sorted out for the dunes in a couple weeks. Finally get to test out all the new suspension bits and the rear axle and such.


Build Thread https://www.fullsizebronco.com/forum...8-project.html
Street Queen '92: 400hp/400ft-lb Roller 351W Built by Me, C6 Swap, 9" Swap, Corbeau Seats, Desert Bumpers, 4.10s, 33s
Sleeper Build '78: 2.5" Bypass Shocks, Deaver Springs, Full Roll Cage, Spool, 460, Hydro-Boost Brakes, Modded Duff Arms, Broader C6, Rust
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Swapped back to the dune shoes. Hit the wheels with some of this cleaner
https://www.jaxwax.com/collections/w...eaner-16-ounce
It works fantastic, Everything from Jaxwax works great that I have used, Highly recommend. These where 3 years worth of gunk n mud dirty, 15 mins almost back to new

Going to re-do the other yellow bits on the body n bumper before we go up to the dunes.

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Build Thread https://www.fullsizebronco.com/forum...8-project.html
Street Queen '92: 400hp/400ft-lb Roller 351W Built by Me, C6 Swap, 9" Swap, Corbeau Seats, Desert Bumpers, 4.10s, 33s
Sleeper Build '78: 2.5" Bypass Shocks, Deaver Springs, Full Roll Cage, Spool, 460, Hydro-Boost Brakes, Modded Duff Arms, Broader C6, Rust
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Not a huge update by any means, re painted the yellow on the truck last night, much better. Both the stripes and the front bumper.


Build Thread https://www.fullsizebronco.com/forum...8-project.html
Street Queen '92: 400hp/400ft-lb Roller 351W Built by Me, C6 Swap, 9" Swap, Corbeau Seats, Desert Bumpers, 4.10s, 33s
Sleeper Build '78: 2.5" Bypass Shocks, Deaver Springs, Full Roll Cage, Spool, 460, Hydro-Boost Brakes, Modded Duff Arms, Broader C6, Rust
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Kinda derailing my own thread, but thats ok...
Took the Mustang to Power Tour and test n Tune Last night at Lucas Oil Raceway (IRP if you from Indiana and over 20 Year old). Power Tour had lot of cool stuff. Got several passes in on my car finally. Power tour was cool, lots of cars. The F-250 pulls this combo extremely easily now, Banks headers and few other pieces really woke it up.
Also I did not mean too but, I don't always fly the flag, sometimes I drive it

New tires work fantastic. 80 degree day and high humidity ran new best in the car 11.72 @ 122, Still working out the 60ft went from 2.02's to 1.85s with the tire swap, for sure little more time to be had there. Need more "Driver Mods". Did run a .030 off the light on that pass though I also ran a pass against a Auto Hellcat and got them by a car length on the big end, was happy with that.

Back to normal Bronco stuff next week as I will be up at the dunes towards the end of the week.
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Build Thread https://www.fullsizebronco.com/forum...8-project.html
Street Queen '92: 400hp/400ft-lb Roller 351W Built by Me, C6 Swap, 9" Swap, Corbeau Seats, Desert Bumpers, 4.10s, 33s
Sleeper Build '78: 2.5" Bypass Shocks, Deaver Springs, Full Roll Cage, Spool, 460, Hydro-Boost Brakes, Modded Duff Arms, Broader C6, Rust

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78 is loaded up and ready to head out tomorrow night.
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Build Thread https://www.fullsizebronco.com/forum...8-project.html
Street Queen '92: 400hp/400ft-lb Roller 351W Built by Me, C6 Swap, 9" Swap, Corbeau Seats, Desert Bumpers, 4.10s, 33s
Sleeper Build '78: 2.5" Bypass Shocks, Deaver Springs, Full Roll Cage, Spool, 460, Hydro-Boost Brakes, Modded Duff Arms, Broader C6, Rust
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Heading out after work today


Build Thread https://www.fullsizebronco.com/forum...8-project.html
Street Queen '92: 400hp/400ft-lb Roller 351W Built by Me, C6 Swap, 9" Swap, Corbeau Seats, Desert Bumpers, 4.10s, 33s
Sleeper Build '78: 2.5" Bypass Shocks, Deaver Springs, Full Roll Cage, Spool, 460, Hydro-Boost Brakes, Modded Duff Arms, Broader C6, Rust
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Got to Mears Michigan around 1am on Thursday, drove all but 1 hour of our 6 hour trip in the rain

Got some sleep and had great day out in the sand, was 40 out when we got up at 8
Just some in general dunin' pics






All the new parts working great, trans is staying nice n cool 150 all day.
New shocks work great. Steering response is much better as is the ride. Ran 17 gallons threw it today, had to tighten a exhaust clamp that I use as a hanger mount, and tighten a spade connector going to trans fan controller. Very minor stuff 10 min worth of work
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Build Thread https://www.fullsizebronco.com/forum...8-project.html
Street Queen '92: 400hp/400ft-lb Roller 351W Built by Me, C6 Swap, 9" Swap, Corbeau Seats, Desert Bumpers, 4.10s, 33s
Sleeper Build '78: 2.5" Bypass Shocks, Deaver Springs, Full Roll Cage, Spool, 460, Hydro-Boost Brakes, Modded Duff Arms, Broader C6, Rust
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Awesome! I love riding in the sand. When I was younger (15years ago) we could ride the creek in our hometown hunting club. Super fun and the Truxus was a great tire for it. Id love to get out to the dunes in one of my rigs. Keep the pics comin!
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no other duning pics. No way to easily get them per say.
But it is back at home, just needs an oil change and its ready for August trip.


Build Thread https://www.fullsizebronco.com/forum...8-project.html
Street Queen '92: 400hp/400ft-lb Roller 351W Built by Me, C6 Swap, 9" Swap, Corbeau Seats, Desert Bumpers, 4.10s, 33s
Sleeper Build '78: 2.5" Bypass Shocks, Deaver Springs, Full Roll Cage, Spool, 460, Hydro-Boost Brakes, Modded Duff Arms, Broader C6, Rust

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Nothing says Bronco more then playing in the sand for 4 days straight then being able to drive it to work on Monday

Didn't even clean the sand off it yet
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Street Queen '92: 400hp/400ft-lb Roller 351W Built by Me, C6 Swap, 9" Swap, Corbeau Seats, Desert Bumpers, 4.10s, 33s
Sleeper Build '78: 2.5" Bypass Shocks, Deaver Springs, Full Roll Cage, Spool, 460, Hydro-Boost Brakes, Modded Duff Arms, Broader C6, Rust
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