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by ranger5.0
Sat Nov 07, 2009 12:06 pm
Forum: Bronco Tech
Topic: Bronco II 2.9L Heads Need Fixin'
Replies: 20
Views: 1680

Re: Bronco II 2.9L Heads Need Fixin'

Sounds like a head gasket or cracked head if you are burning coolant. That would explain the cloud.
by ranger5.0
Fri Nov 06, 2009 7:25 pm
Forum: Bronco Tech
Topic: Needs some work- exhuast question
Replies: 11
Views: 364

Re: Needs some work- exhuast question

I believe stock exhaust is 1 7/8's. I did 2 1/4 rom the Y pipe back on mine with a flowmaster style muffler. The muffler had baffles for back pressure and the flow was excellent with a good sound. I wouldn't try duals. they sound bad and don't give the engine equal pressure to scavage the exhuast ou...
by ranger5.0
Fri Nov 06, 2009 7:06 pm
Forum: Bronco Tech
Topic: Temp gauge not working
Replies: 2
Views: 289

Re: Temp gauge not working

I would look at the wire itself (if it is broken) or see if the engine to body ground was hooked back up.
by ranger5.0
Wed Oct 14, 2009 10:18 am
Forum: Bronco Tech
Topic: need a cheap small lift
Replies: 4
Views: 419

Re: need a cheap small lift

Another budget thought is 3 inch fenderwell cutout/flairs. No lift required and will provide ample clearance for your tires.
by ranger5.0
Sat Sep 13, 2008 12:18 pm
Forum: Bronco Tech
Topic: 1985 Bronco II Carb replacement
Replies: 1
Views: 628

Re: 1985 Bronco II Carb replacement

They used to sell a 4 barrel manifold that allowed a 390 CFM 4 barrel Holley. I believe that Offenhauser put this out. I don't have the numbers for the carb but they still produce it. The carb is rather expensive ($400). A 380 Holley 2- barrel is more of a direct replacement. It isn't very cheap eit...
by ranger5.0
Thu Apr 03, 2008 12:44 pm
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Build sequence for B2's
Replies: 4
Views: 1184

Usually they would start at least 6 months before the introduction of the next year. The first one's probably were built in 1982. These were the replacements for the pinto, since the last one were built in about the same time line. :redneck: lol. Just kidding, though alot of the engines derived from...
by ranger5.0
Thu Apr 03, 2008 12:33 pm
Forum: Bronco Tech
Topic: Lock-Right
Replies: 8
Views: 1158

just for the record, I have busted many front end parts and I don't think it's the locker causing any of it.



Ya, I believe it is operator error. :finger:
by ranger5.0
Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:16 pm
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: Build sequence for B2's
Replies: 4
Views: 1184

If that is part of the last six of the vin...that means it is 4223 BII to leave the plant in 83'
by ranger5.0
Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:14 pm
Forum: Bronco Tech
Topic: Burning a $$$$load of oil!
Replies: 1
Views: 506

Probably have cracked heads. The oil is leaking into the cylinders through the cracks in the valve guide bosses.
by ranger5.0
Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:12 pm
Forum: Bronco Tech
Topic: Bronco 2 f150 4.9 straight 6 cyl manual 4x4 body swap
Replies: 13
Views: 1839

I believe the Staight six will push your radiator in front of the grill. :redneck:
by ranger5.0
Sat Mar 29, 2008 3:05 pm
Forum: Bronco Tech
Topic: stuck in 4x4..
Replies: 3
Views: 674

I would probably Swear at it some more. :hmmm:
by ranger5.0
Fri Mar 14, 2008 7:27 pm
Forum: Bronco Tech
Topic: cutting brakes
Replies: 8
Views: 1141

I like them on my backhoe as well. It is four wheel drive and it does become handy off road.
by ranger5.0
Fri Mar 14, 2008 7:24 pm
Forum: Bronco Tech
Topic: rear axle locking then pops out at a pull
Replies: 11
Views: 1326

Me to, Though I suffer from any vehicle I choose to own. It is a sickness. :redneck:
by ranger5.0
Sun Mar 09, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: Chit Chat
Topic: My new house
Replies: 7
Views: 1313

Cool, How come I saw a wood (pellet) stove. I didn't think it got cold enough down there. :laugh:
by ranger5.0
Sun Mar 09, 2008 8:04 pm
Forum: Bronco Tech
Topic: 84 to 85 Thermostat outlet swap?
Replies: 1
Views: 553

If I remember right. You have to get the whole plumbing section from the 85' to make it work. I have swapped them out to 77-84 motors before I install them into my 1985.

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