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Tony Raine

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'01 Sport
(mostly) 84 Bronco II 4x4
Bono, AR (just north of Jonesboro)
email: tonyraine@gmail.com


Some Factory Specs:
*Eddie Bauer Edition
*171 ci V-6
*3.45 gears
*Dana 28 TTB (open)
*Ford 7.5 rear axle (open)
*4 speed manual transmission
*Manual hubs and transfer case
*Manual windows and locks
*Power lumbar seats

Heres what it used to look like:
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Here it is after a 4 inch Rough Country suspension lift complete with lifted rear springs:
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Ended up with a pretty good setup:
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My spare tire mod
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My first tatoo (left shoulder):
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Then I nose-dived my Bronco into the ground:
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Dana 35 swap:

Broken Dana 28 out:
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Dana 35 in:
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New brake booster and master cylinder:

old/new:
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installed:
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I've also cut my front fenders, hammered a new fender lip, and used spray-on truck bed coating to finish up. also used same stuff on interior

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Other mods include duraspark conversion, holly 350 carb, some offroad lights front and rear, etc...

heres some poser pics

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Nice truck TR. Keep up the good work.
 






Tony Raine

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Thanks everyone! future plans include tearing the whole thing apart and fixing rust (that part may take a year or 2). i also have some skyjacker 4-6" drop brackets to replace the dang rough country drop plate. I will also be taking out the 3" body lift and replacing it with a 1 inch "body lift" of new body mounts of my own design (trying to lower COG). I'll also tub and trim the rear fenders so the 33's wont rub.
 






Tony Raine

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after driving this thing across town to my new house, i noticed a nasty "pop and pull" in the steering. i had my wife turn the wheel back and forth while i checked underneath, but didn't really see anything loose. still need to check steering shaft, i have a feeling its something there.
 






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nice job on th b2, what did you use to cut your fenders? I have 31's and they are rubbing and your fenders look really clean so i figured i would just ask.
 






Tony Raine

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thanks! i cut the fenders free-hand with a jigsaw. i then folded the edge inward slightly with a pair of pliers. i saw when the bodyline was warping, and made relief cuts. then i finished the bend inward (like factory one) by tapping along the fold with a hammer. took me a couple hours, but it was low-cost and i could watch the bends more carefully. i finished off with some duplicolor spray on truck bed coating. should have used the roll on, it would have been thicker
 






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cool, are you planing on cutting the back wheel wells too?
 






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Nice plans you have for it. Can't wait to see more pics.
What width black rims to you have? 10, 8
 






Tony Raine

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10" wide rims

Well, no more mods for awhile. My house was broken into and my digital camera and some cash (saving to fix the b2) was stolen. I'm now selling both sets of 33" mud tires (link in "for sale" forum to my ad on craigslist). hoping to get enough money to replace the camera and get the b2 running (on stock donuts). the b2 really isn't doing much good with grass growing around it, so i'm hoping to get it fixed well enough so i can park the DD for some much needed TLC.
 






Tony Raine

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tires haven't sold yet, so i'm doing some low-cost/free mods. turns out the body lift and steering extension made my steering all cattywompus. so off it goes. getting the steering extension off was a PITA, had to pull the whole column.

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and here it sits until i buy shorter bolts and remove the rest of the BL

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Thats a nice little rig:bounce:
 






Tony Raine

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Had an itch to drive the B2 today, so i pieced it back together good enough to run over the lawnmower i blew up for new years

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Tony Raine

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before:
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all swampers off:
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body lift off:
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took it around the block, the steering is much improved.

Parked again:
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next:
new body bolts
trim fan shroud to clear radiator hose
trim front inner fenders a little more
put air in the tires
new air cleaner
getting an 8.8 this week!
 






Tony Raine

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cleaning it up, taking off the unneeded stuff, getting ready to start putting new stuff on it.
 






Tony Raine

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not much to update. new cam and lifter set on the way, and a used set of edelbrock headers
 






Tony Raine

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had a bunch of wire scraps from various odd jobs, so i figured it was time to rewire the engine. since i don't need the egr valve anymore, it went to the trash, and i ground out a plate to fit the hole.
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moving the duraspark box and coil to the passenger side
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Why? its open space. gives me more room around the steering shaft, brakes lines, etc...

heres a before pic, after i took all the loom off and my ghetto coil bracket.
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the wires for the duraspark box and coil were pretty new, so i just cut off the crimp connectors and soldered everything the right way. also replaced wires for water temp, oil press, and alternator. also got rid of a bunch more extra wires that i don't even know what they were for. starts and runs, the gauges all work, so i guess i'm doing all right, haha. i'll get some pics after i loom it all back up
 



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Hello

I just finished wiring my duraspark conversion. Mine is a 85 and thats makes for an interesting day. lol
 






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