There was an 88 bronco on Facebook marketplace a while back. Guy said it was a 351/5spd. Said it was all factory but I didn’t believe him. Maybe he was right?Learned something the other day on the FordSix website, the ZF5 was in fact offered in F150 and Bronco in 88, maybe more years.
According to the brochure, only the 300 got the option... Maybe the trans was factory but the 351 had been swapped in place of a 300 lol! All sorts of things could be had with the right amount of $$$$$There was an 88 bronco on Facebook marketplace a while back. Guy said it was a 351/5spd. Said it was all factory but I didn’t believe him. Maybe he was right?
I found myself a manual transmission crossmember from a 95 F150 today. It was pretty easy to remove as the truck was upside down.
Think the tail lights changed over in 1990. Also in 1990 the type 9 swing away mirrors had a change of design where they sat higher in the window opening by having the top mounting bracket flipped over with the mounting screws underneath.Dont forget the tophat hubs too. And the tails are different for 87-88; was it the '89 or '90 model year Ford changed them to have smaller clear backup lenses? I dont remember anymore.
My 88.5 got the dual armrest seats and the tophats, and the '89 HVAC controls. Its actually kind of a pain; i have the 88 EVTM but its based on the early-88 trucks, so some of it is wrong. I had to get the 89 EVTM for the correct HVAC diagrams.
Ive seen a 351C with a 2bbl carb many times. Though not with long tubes! It could be a 351M/400 too as they look identical minus the taller deck.
The weirdness is the 2 barrel / header combo. I just figured if someone was looking for power, they’d have added an intake and 4 barrel before headers. It’s also entirely possible that it’s an M. I paid no attention to the bell housing. I should have said 335 instead of Cleveland. That’s the ford V8 that I’ve spent the least amount of time looking at (anything after 2004 excluded)Ive seen a 351C with a 2bbl carb many times. Though not with long tubes! It could be a 351M/400 too as they look identical minus the taller deck.
Those heads would be worth a glance to see if they are the rare closed chamber 2v heads.
Looks like a carter YFA pre-feedback carb with AC idle adjuster solenoidA few weeks back, I spotted a carbed 300 sitting in the engine pile. Last week when I went in, there was a different person at the desk. When I asked how much for an intake manifold, she said $100, so I didn’t get it. Today when I went back, the regular lady said $25, so I pulled it. Got the carter carb included, but it’s probably only good for parts. How can you tell if this was a ‘feedback’ one or not? Does that huge EGR setup have anything to do with it?
Here it is on the motor
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And here it is in the back of my truck, resting on the manual transmission crossmember I picked up a few weeks ago.
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I also spotted an axle that had plain caps over the hubs. The under leaves and 6 lugs made me think maybe this was from a Wagoneer.
I got the caps and the pucks.
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Finally, one more completely random find was the very large metal hook. Here it is compared to my 35” tire.
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tailgate don't look to shabby. Little dent but easily fixable.
back in highschool when I lived in Spring Tx my dad got a two tone blue and silver '79 ford 3/4 ton long bed with a 460 in it for me to drive around. That thing was a gas and oil hog. It seemed to drink oil or leak don't know which maybe both. Any way it would take about a quart per tank of gas. had the big semi type tires too. I liked driving it though. Solid truck.
Those round headlight buckets and bezels are worth pulling if you go...Looks like one of my yards finally got some new dentside inventory. Looks like another truck pulled out of a field or something. Of course, there's nothing I'm really interested in on this truck. Bummer. At this point, I have a very short list of things I need/want/willing to store.