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1972 Nut & Bolt Frame Off Restored Ford Bronco

1972 Ford Bronco

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    Braintree, Massachusetts, United States
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1972 Ford Bronco Explorer

Painstaking restored to better than new with a GT40 Motor

1100 Miles since restoration complete.


Frame, differentials, radius arms and mise pieces blasted and then painted with
KBS rust sealant
...semi-gloss top coat applied to prevent UV fading.

9" Rear differential:

3rd member upgraded with 4: 10 gears, Eaton Truetrac ... set by professional shop.
New spring perches welded on that allow centering of wheel in opening. Longer
perches a
lso helps prevent axle wrap. New 31 spline axles installed. Rear brakes
ly gone through and components replaced.

Dana 44:

Professionally rebuilt .. .4:09 gears, new bearings and seals. Disc brakes

added ... new rotors, hubs bearings, calipers, pads and brake lines. Mile Marker
lockout hubs installed, axle u-joints and ball joints replaced, new tie rods and drag
link installed.

C4 Automatic transmission:

Rebuilt by top builder ... upgraded components with ability to handle 400
. Mild Transgo shift kit installed for finner shifts along with rebuilt
ue converter. New neutral safety switch, EFI kick down cable added. B&M
deep flui
d pan installed and temp sensor. (Type F transmission fluid). Cooled by
Derale un
it under passenger seat.

D20 transfer case:

Transfer case rebuilt with new bearing and seals. Upgraded with twin stick shifter
to a
llow separate shifting between front and rear differentials. New Custom Tom
Woods dr
ive shafts.


S&J engine rebuilt...GT40 EFI upper and lower intakes with 19lb injectors
ished by Fuel Injector Man. 65MM throttle body with throttle mod
s, 70MM MAF with filter. 90AMP one wire alternator added. To cool
the engine, Flowkooler high flow water pump and reduced diameter pulley. New
oil pan
with new threaded dipstick. New EFI distributor and ford racing spark plug
s. Cast aluminum Canton valve covers added to provide classic clean styling.
(VRI racing oil). Cooled with Howell high efficiency radiator and pushed fans.


Jet Hot coated long tube Headman Headers and complete custom exhaust installed
(02 bungs welded in). 02 sensors installed. Electric Cut out installed with variable "volume" switch hidden in dash cubby.

EFI Harness/ECM:

Mustang harness rewired/lab led for Bronco use .. .installed with A9P ECM that had
capacitors replaced and


Sherman EFI tank with internal pump, hard fuel lines along with braided flexible
lines to engine/tank.


Frame brace welded, steering box rebuilt and converted to quick turn unit, new tie
rods a
nd drag link. Upgraded Delphi power steering pump and new hoses. Rebuilt
steering column wit
h new bearing and turn signal harness. New 14" Leccara
ing wheel and collapsible lower steering shaft. Hydroboost unit installed;
ically improves braking and control.


2.5 suspension lift with Bilstein shocks. Heavy duty u-bolts and spring plates
lled to improve durability.


New BFG 31x12.5x15 tires on Mickey Thompson Classic II 15" wheels.


Tub blasted and painted. Engine bay and underside painted with rust bullet
utomotive rust preventive paint. Tub installed on new 1" body lift. Under seat
enger storage unit welded in. Inside of tub blasted, primed and coated with
raptor liner.Doors and grill blasted ... new fenders and tailgate. Fiberglass hood
installed w
ith hood pins.

Cage: Custom roll cage fitted to bronco, welded and painted. Seat belt bungs and
indshield brace tabs added.

Dash: Dash powder coated, new Centech harness fitted, new dash knobs and power
tlet added. Glove box door altered to allow opening with cage. Gauge cluster
refurbished and trans cooler gauge added to dash.

Heater: Rebuilt with upgraded parts, high speed fan.

Stereo: Hidden Bluetooth Alpine amp and sub with 4 waterproof Kicker Speakers

Bumpers customs fabricated by protofab and powder coated in flat gray

100's of more pictures available upon request. Every step of the build!

Ready for a new adventure!