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Old 06-01-2011, 03:51 PM   #21
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they are just some plywood cutouts covered with foam and vinyl. Easy and cheap
Just standard CDX? What type of foam? I need DETAILS man!
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Old 06-01-2011, 03:56 PM   #22
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Looks good. With all that paint work I'm surprised you didn't give the frame some love as the rust sticks out like a sore thumb with all that shine around it now. Even if you sprayed the paint with a matte clear it still would have looked killer. Nice job!
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Old 06-01-2011, 03:57 PM   #23
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I am not a fan of big lifted trucks but I do like the old full-size Broncos and that is a great build. Nice work.
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Old 06-01-2011, 04:04 PM   #24
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This is fucking depressing. Reminds me of my last truck too much. Before and how it looks now is awesome, OP. Great work.
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Old 06-01-2011, 04:09 PM   #25
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Since the project was a graduation present I was not allowed to know the price of the overall project. I just had the put in the hours or else dad would be taking the truck.
Build is saweet! Props to your dad for a worthwhile and meaningful grad present!
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Old 06-01-2011, 04:14 PM   #26
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Build is saweet! Props to your dad for a worthwhile and meaningful grad present!
Agreed. Definitely a cool present. Spend time with your dad and get a sweet like-new bronco out of it.
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Old 06-01-2011, 05:15 PM   #27
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Just standard CDX? What type of foam? I need DETAILS man!


I dont think it really matters what kind of plywood you use. I think my mom picked up the foam from a fabric store. It was just on a big roll and they measured out how much we needed and cut it and gave it to us. It was probably about 3/4 an inch thick. Cut the foam to match your plywood, use some spray adhesive to stick the foam down. Then go around pulling the vinyl tight and use a staple gun to hold it down.
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Old 06-01-2011, 05:18 PM   #28
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And thanks everybody for the great comments. This bronco is for sure staying in the family as long as possible.

Now my dad is talking about wanting to build a kit car once we sell our old house and get the space for all of our vehicles in a new house.
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Old 06-01-2011, 05:21 PM   #29
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Looks good. With all that paint work I'm surprised you didn't give the frame some love as the rust sticks out like a sore thumb with all that shine around it now. Even if you sprayed the paint with a matte clear it still would have looked killer. Nice job!
This is on the list. We figured that this was not a 100% necessary addition and wanted to get the truck running and then we will take care of all the small detail work.
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Old 06-01-2011, 05:27 PM   #30
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wow thats a kickass bronco
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Old 06-01-2011, 05:37 PM   #31
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Sweet bronco man!! Just don't try running from the law in that thing!!

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Old 06-09-2011, 10:23 PM   #32
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Sweet bronco man!! Just don't try running from the law in that thing!!
Yeah i think ill pass on that one..this baby burns gas like its her job ahah
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Old 06-09-2011, 10:29 PM   #33
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Great looking truck man! I love that paintjob.
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Old 06-09-2011, 11:05 PM   #34
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Great looking truck man! I love that paintjob.
Thank you sir
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Old 06-10-2011, 03:14 PM   #35
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Awesome build man, looks like it was done right...good job!
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Old 06-10-2011, 03:36 PM   #36
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My pal of almost 50 years has a 90 bronco and still loves it. Jim
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Old 06-21-2011, 03:05 PM   #37
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My pal of almost 50 years has a 90 bronco and still loves it. Jim
Yeah its a solid truck...just gotta work all the bugs out after tearing apart and rebuilding ahah
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Old 06-21-2011, 03:09 PM   #38
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awesome build! looks like you did everything right too. Congrats. MOAR!
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Old 07-10-2011, 12:45 PM   #39
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**UPDATE**

Just got the truck back from the transmission shop...

thank god we took it in

we took it in because we wanted to get the transmission rebuilt to handle the upgraded engine, also the vehicle had 150k miles and just figured it would be a good idea with all the extra stress of larger tires.

apparently this tranny has been rebuilt before. The guys in the stop said that they pulled parts out that were extremely out of date for a 95 bronco. also they said they found parts that were behind held together with glue...? WTF

oh well..all is good and she runs strong. we also had a stall converter installed

hopefully gettin new gears soon.
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Old 07-11-2011, 08:23 AM   #40
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^^^ That's why I hate taking my truck to shops. I can't help but think that someone who doesn't really care for or respect my truck will end up doing random stuff to get the job done as quickly as possible.

Granted, I don't think I'll ever reach the point where I'm diving into the internals of an automatic transmission - so I don't blame you for taking it to a shop.
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