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I currently own a 1992 bronco that I drove in high school. Sadly it has sat every since, and is not in great shape. It runs, but does needs a lot of TLC just to get going. My question would be for 1992 Bronco, is it worth restoring or better of getting it looking good and clean and sell to restore or work another bronco year?
 

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That's really only a question you can answer. If it were me, unless there was a rust problem, pretty much every part of he Bronco can be replaced or upgraded. I question the wisdom of pouring a whole lot of effort into a rust bucket. Even 1992 Broncos are going to be considered "classics" soon, if not already. Nice '92-'96 Broncos are going for $10-15k where I live. So if you like the body style (the 80-86 are the best looking IMO, and I saw this having owned at least one of each style) stick with it.
 

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The OP set the table, but left a major question unanswered... We know the Bronco has sat since he/she was in high school, but how long ago was that? Twenty years ago, or just last year...makes a huge difference in how long it's been neglected.
 

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what @fodder said..we don't know how long it's been sitting or the general overall shape of the Bronco..if it were me and the body was in good shape, straight with no rust, I'd keep it..everything else on these rigs is pretty damn easy to work on and well documented on FSB or various other corners of the interweb..
 
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That's really only a question you can answer. If it were me, unless there was a rust problem, pretty much every part of he Bronco can be replaced or upgraded. I question the wisdom of pouring a whole lot of effort into a rust bucket. Even 1992 Broncos are going to be considered "classics" soon, if not already. Nice '92-'96 Broncos are going for $10-15k where I live. So if you like the body style (the 80-86 are the best looking IMO, and I saw this having owned at least one of each style) stick with it.
I appreciate the input, that puts it more into perspective.
 

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That's a fair amount of time for a vehicle to sit, but not long enough that general maintenance can't be expected to bring it back to life. Fluids, belt, tires, fresh fuel, etc.
 

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I graduated in 2012 so just over 10 years.
I'd make a real good check to see the critters haven't gotten to the wiring or filled the heating ducts with turds, but otherwise, I'd change belt, hoses, fluids and you should be OK.
 

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I'd make a real good check to see the critters haven't gotten to the wiring or filled the heating ducts with turds, but otherwise, I'd change belt, hoses, fluids and you should be OK.
I’ll be sure to look into that also. Thank you for the input.
 

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I currently own a 1992 bronco that I drove in high school. Sadly it has sat every since, and is not in great shape. It runs, but does needs a lot of TLC just to get going. My question would be for 1992 Bronco, is it worth restoring or better of getting it looking good and clean and sell to restore or work another bronco year?
if its not a rusted wreck its likely worth restoring.. they are all 30yo trucks and have sameish issues.. but A CLEAN RESTORED BRONCO IS WORTH 20-30K and demand is growing
 

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No doors or top for 10 years, with exposed and disconnected wiring everywhere? That may well be a headache to wind back the clock. At least there's no rust obvious, aside from the rear fenders.
 

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No doors or top for 10 years, with exposed and disconnected wiring everywhere? That may well be a headache to wind back the clock. At least there's no rust obvious, aside from the rear fenders.
Well it did have doors and top on it for a good amount of time. Last couple years I think my father took them off.
 
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