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78 Money Pit

Bought my 78 back it was my first truck but due gas milage I had to sell to get something better on gas. Fast forward two years I can afford two vehicles and the guy I sold it two wanted to get rid of it ( b/c of blown motor truck has 247521 miles on it ) so here I am spending more money on it.
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When I first got in minus wheels and tires
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In its prime before I sold it, I installed a leveling kit from JBG new ball joints and bushings in the front end, new top, front bumper I made along with a warn M8000 winch, EB seats out of a late model bronco, 33/10.5 bfg on weld super singles and much more.

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When i bought it back
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The old motor
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New motor installed this weekend, Its a jasper 351 with an edelbrock performer 400 intake and carb


washed up and running again
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awsome history man truck looks solid keep up the good work

Aint that some shit

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Looks nice! Was the winch gone when you got it back?
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No I removed it along with the wheels and tires before I sold it, they are now installed my dads f-150.
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hell yeah thats worth buying back. that one looks pretty damn nice

[ndurst] 9:41 pm: his thing is in my colum
[will721] 8:11 pm: then your just a white guy who likes watermelon
[jfritts] 9:15 pm: that seems like a lot of tube in a small space
[boggin] 9:51 pm: im back.. now my asshole is sore
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Damn that's a good looking truck. What are your plans for it? It's awesome the way it sits now.

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I want to be reliable so I can drive it, redo the front bumper with integrated winch and lights, pull the transfer case and re-seal it, build some kind of roll cage, Install a transmission cooler and filter but other than that keep as stock as possible.
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nice looking rig, its awesome you got it back and still in good shape. where in va are you located????
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Why a roll cage? If you're going to keep it stock. Just wondering, it seems like something you would only do for a more extreme rig.

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Im in Petersburg 20 miles south of richmond.
Nothing extreme just something to make truck safe in an rollover.
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Thats a nice looking rig. Cant say Id call that a money pit. Id love to be that far in my project.
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Oh alright. I guess I just don't do enough wheeling to worry about that :P maybe eventually down the line for me.

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Looks good there man. You need to bring that thing out to this http://www.fullsizebronco.com/forum/...d.php?t=202177. So me and some of those EB snobs can take a gander at it.

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nice bronco.. looks better with the welds
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Looks good there man. You need to bring that thing out to this http://www.fullsizebronco.com/forum/...d.php?t=202177. So me and some of those EB snobs can take a gander at it.
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Good looking rig! Bring it to the meet and greet in Richmond and show it off!
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