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post #5 of (permalink) Old 03-24-2019, 11:05 AM
BigBlue 94
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Bronco Info: 85 Bronco, 309ci I6 w/4bbl, np435, 4" lift, 37" Irok NDs, 4.56 w/ Detroit Locker and tru trac
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Balljoint press for BJs and UJs

Safety glasses for rusty muddy undercarriage work.

Flare wrenches for tight rusty fittings

Fan hub wrench for screw on fans in the 80s

Good dental type pics for removing small clips and o-rings

Dont forget to have BOTH standard and metric tools. Every project will no doubt use both.

Tools that you may not need to buy, but can rent from auto parts stores:
Slide hammer
4x4 spindle sockets
BJ press if you didnt buy one
Vacuum kit
Leakdown tester
Compression tester

Things you may need to find a buddy with, or buy yourself:
Engine hoist/crane
Hydraulic shop press of at least 10ton
Porta-power hydraulic tools
Metal lathe/mill
Oxy/acetylene torch

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