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1966 Ford Bronco Roadster, Completely Original Uncut Survivor on 2040-cars

Year:1966 Mileage:75103 Color: Sahara Beige /

Pine Mountain, Georgia, United States

Pine Mountain, Georgia, United States
Body Type:SUV
Engine:170 cubic inches inline 6-cylinder
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: U13FL760088 Year: 1966
Number of Cylinders: 6
Make: Ford
Model: Bronco
Trim: Roadster
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: Manual 3-speed
Options: 4-Wheel Drive, Convertible
Mileage: 75,103
Exterior Color: Sahara Beige
Interior Color: Silver
Disability Equipped: No
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

True un-restored and uncut 1966 Ford Bronco Roadster, U13 vin code.  Built in October, 1965.  Bought from original owner's son in 1994 in Charlotte, NC.  75,103 original miles; original engine rebuilt in 1999 but only 1,000 miles since then.  Has been in storage since 2000, driven occasionally until 2006.  Pulled out of storage last month, taken to the mechanic for a complete check-up, and then detailed.

To the best of my knowledge, the Bronco has never been wrecked.  I've certainly never wrecked it and I was told when I bought it, that it had never even been in a fender bender.  The gas tank leaks when full.

New high-quality, custom-made seat covers (front buckets and rear bench) to match the original factory spec vinyl, including gray color (only color available on the '66 models) and texture, installed in 2000.  Not sure if the paint is original (it's not been painted since I've had it) but is in very good condition.  Small, slight bubble rust under paint in one place on front right quarter panel, near bumper.  Slight surface rust on original floor pans; slight surface rust on the original bumpers.  When I say "surface", I mean surface.

Just had all fluids changed, new tires (235/75R15 Goodyear radials), new battery, new brakes, rebuilt master cylinder, new right front brake cylinder, new front axle seals.  My mechanic could not find a new distributor cap or rotor button, so it "bucks" a little on take off.

Less than 5,000 Roadsters were produced by Ford.  How many are still around?  And how many are still around in this condition...uncut, unmolested, and un-restored?  My guess is less than five.

  • original number-matching 170cid straight 6 engine
  • original 1-barrel carburetor
  • original lock-out hubs (rebuilt 1995) on the 4-wheel drive front axle
  • original oil bath air filter
  • original vacuum windshield wipers
  • original hub caps, plus 4 extra rear caps (unique to '66--not sold on pickups or any other vehicles)
  • original straight-end bumpers (unique to '66 and '67 models)
  • original driver side mirror (unique to early Roadsters, not an after-market one)
  • original "pencil" dash pad, with no cracks (unique to '66 and '67 models)
  • original eyebrow grill (only found on early production '66s)
  • original FOMOCO washer fluid bag
  • original 3-on-the-tree 3.03 manual transmission
  • original long-throw 4-wheel drive transfer case control stick with round ball head (only found on early production '66s)
  • original rubber transfer case boot (unique to '66 models)
  • original rear bench seat, loved by my kids when they were little
  • original black arm rests on rear bench seat (unique to '66 models)
  • original 15-inch wheels, including the spare
  • original rear tail light lenses (no "clear" reverse section; unique to '66 models)
  • original FOMOCO tail hitch
  • original fold-down windshield (hinged to fold flat on top of the hood, with a pin hitch to hold it in place)
  • original skid plate protecting the transfer case
The successful bidder must make a $250 deposit via PayPal within 48 hours of the close of the auction.  Full payment for the vehicle must be made within seven days of the close of the auction.  The vehicle will not be released until payment is received via bank transfer or other means acceptable to the owner.  Sale does not include shipping.  Buyer is responsible for all shipping arrangements and costs.

I have tried to provide an honest description of this Bronco.  I encourage anyone interested in bidding to view the Bronco in person, it is located in Pine Mountain, GA.  If you have any questions, please let me know prior to bidding.

This Bronco is sold as-is, where-is, with no warranty implied or given.

On Jan-28-13 at 17:47:51 PST, seller added the following information:

To answer a question I received...this Bronco came from the factory without "hard" doors and top.  It came with canvas doors (mounted on metal rod frames) and canvas top.  There are no door hinges, just holes to receive the metal rod frames at the bottom.  The current door frames are original; the canvas doors and canvas top are replacements the original owner did in the 1980's.

I've posted a picture from a few years ago showing the Bronco with the doors off and the top rolled up in the back and on the sided.  I have a picture somewhere of the top completely off but cannot find it right now; if I find it, I'll post it.

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