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Old 06-14-2009
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an idea i had.

i was looking at an issue of some bronco magazine and saw an advertisment for a fiberglass tub of an early bronco.
then i thought, "could a persone take a ranger frame or a BII frame and put the early bronk onto it?" kinda like what the "urban gorilla" or the "bummer" kits are like.

this way, you'd have an early bronk running either a 3.0 or 4.0L.


any thoughts or imput?
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Well, considering the dimensions aren't that much different, I'm sure it would work. The first gen Bronco's aren't that much bigger then a B2. In fact, I think they are only about 6 inches wider, and just a tiny bit longer.
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i wonder if the mounts are in the same locations and if it's a manual used, if the shifter(s) come through the floor in the same location(s)
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Alright. I got bored, and decided to check it out.

The old Bronco was a half inch wider then the B2. The B2 was 2 inches longer.

The old Bronco, from what I know off the top of my head, had a 3 on the tree for a manual, but it is a common swap to do 4 on the floor. Then again, they may have used the 4 for the inline six's they had, but again, I am not 100% sure.

I have no idea on the mounting locations.
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One way to find out. DOIT!
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are you able to compare and take measurements of both vehicles or do you kno someone who can help you with this?
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I'm sure there would be some fab work, but it shouldn't be too bad. Fiberglass = no rust!
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its just like the kits you can get of full size humvee shells made of fiberglass for suburbans and other trucks including rangers
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