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Bronco, Early 69- Rock Crawler on 2040-cars

Year:1969 Mileage:166000 Color: Red
Location:

Concord, California, United States

Concord, California, United States
Transmission:Manual
Body Type:Convertible
Engine:302
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:Gas
For Sale By:Private Seller
VIN: U15GLE17520 Year: 1969
Number of Cylinders: 8
Make: Ford
Model: Bronco
Trim: none
Cab Type (For Trucks Only): Full Removable Top
Drive Type: 4spd NP405 W/f&R Lockers
Options: 4-Wheel Drive, CD Player
Mileage: 166,000
Sub Model: Early Bronco
Exterior Color: Red
Warranty: None
Condition: UsedA 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.Seller Notes:"44 year old vehicle, Paint is good, some scratches from off road adventures. No dents, interior good."

This bronco is fully dialed in for rock crawling and is ready to roll. A few noteworthy items/upgrades include the following:

1969 ford bronco - roadster style
302 -0.30 over (7000 miles on re-build)
NP 405
Dana 20 twin shift
4:11 gearingDana 44 front, 
ARB, disk brakes
Ford 9" rear (banjo style), with Detroit locker, full-floaterRare -
Lizards front bumper w/Ramsey 9000 winch
Two-piece swing away rear bumper (room for spare, jerry can, cooler)
37" MTs on bead lock rims
6" total lift (WH rear leafs, coil front with dual shock hoops)
Full ram-assist steering with beefed up tie rod/pit arm
CD player
Dual battery set-up
Unique rear storage cabinet/drawer for parts/tools
Power Tank CO2 system
Custom tilt steering column
Custom exo-skeleton fenders and rock skis
Full soft-top 
includes tons or spare parts and tools everything you would need. Probably $1000.00 in spare parts everything you would need to repair on the trail.
***LOW RESERVE***

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NHTSA upgrades Ford floor mat unintended acceleration probe

Mon, 17 Dec 2012 08:27:00 EST

According to a Bloomberg report, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has upgraded an investigation into complaints of unintended acceleration lodged against Ford vehicles. The investigation began in June of 2010 when just three complaints had been received and it only concerned the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan, but this was at a time when the phrase "unintended acceleration" made grown men go pale. With 49 additional complaints received since then, the investigation has been reclassified as an engineering analysis - the last phase before a recall - and it has been expanded to include the Lincoln MKZ, making for a total of "around 480,000" units affected between the three sedans from the 2008 to 2010 model years.
The ostensible cause is that floor mats are trapping the accelerator pedal, but according to a Ford statement at the time, the entrapment is due to owners placing the optional all-weather floor mats, or aftermarket floor mats, on top of the car's standard floor mats. NHTSA has backed up that assessment, pinning the blame on "unsecured or double stacked floor mats."
On the face of it, it would appear that NHTSA has upgraded the status not because of Ford's error, but owner error, and Ford has stated publicly that it is "disappointed" in NHTSA's move. On top of NHTSA still being skittish after that other unintended acceleration debacle, it could be seen to be taking its time investigating all of the variables: it's reported that Ford changed its accelerator pedal design in 2010, a "heel blocker" in the floorpan has been considered a potential culprit in how the floor mats could be trapping the pedal, some drivers have said the floor mats weren't anywhere near the pedal, and according to a report in the LA Times, in "a letter sent by Ford to NHTSA in August 2010, the automaker said it found three injuries and one fatality that 'may have resulted from the alleged defect.'"

TX officer allegedly lets 140-mph street racer go with a warning [w/poll]

Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:15:00 EST

Being pulled over by the police is one of the most nerve-racking situations that a driver can go through, and it's even worse when you know that the officer has you dead to rights for speeding well over the posted limit. In this video, the driver of a heavily modified Ford Mustang with a claimed 966 horsepower at the rear wheels could have easily lost his ride for doing triple-digit speeds and street racing, but a friendly Texas police officer appears to send him on his way with a simple warning.
What's more, the driver in question wasn't just speeding - his Mustang was the camera car for a bunch of rolling street races in the wee hours of the morning on a Texas highway. The driver was more than willing to mix it up in the action, too. Eventually the cops catch on and pick the 'Stang to pull over, but not before the Ford owner runs a claimed 140 mph. With only audio to go on after the car is pulled over, the police officer seems incredibly nonchalant about catching someone who was so brazenly breaking the law. Incredibly, the patrolman actually tells the driver that he's seen everyone racing tonight but ignored them. With traffic picking up, the cop says that it's time to "cut it out" and go home for the night. As far as this video shows, that was the end of it.
Warning: There is explicit, not-safe-for-work language in the video below.

Ford Q1 profits dragged down by warranty costs

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 19:13:00 EST

General Motors isn't the only Detroit automaker posting falling profits in the first quarter. Ford just released its Q1 2014 financial data, and it reported a net income of $989 million, down $622 million from Q1 2013. The drop is partially blamed on higher warranty and recall expenses than the company had anticipated.
Financially, Ford suffered a rough quarter almost across the board. Its pre-tax profit of $1.4 billion was also down $765 million from a year ago. Things were even worse in the North American market where operating profit fell significantly to $1.5 billion, down from $2.392 billion in Q1 2013. However, its global revenue ticked up slightly to $35.9 billion, from $35.6 billion in this period in 2013.
Ford admitted that it spent about $900 million on expenses that it hadn't planned for during this quarter. According to Reuters, the company paid about $400 million in additional warranty and recall costs in North America. The automaker didn't explain why the costs were so much higher than expected. However, in the last three months, Ford has had several recalls, including on the 2001-2004 Escape for rust, Explorer for its steering, Edge for its fuel line and others.