For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 8
Trim: WAGON CONVERTIBLE
Options: HARDTOP, ROOF RACK, HIGH BACK BUCKET SEATS, FOLD AND TUMBLE REAR SEAT, 4-Wheel Drive, Convertible
Drive Type: 4X4
Safety Features: SEATBELTS INCLUDED
Exterior Color: Blue
Interior Color: Tan
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
INCREDIBLE 1975 CLASSIC BRONCO RESTORATION, POWER STEERING, LIFT
THIS NOSTALGIC DREAM TRUCK HAS HAD MANY NEW UPGRADES, WHICH HAVE JUST COME TO COMPLETION THIS WEEK. IF YOU HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR A GOOD ONE FOR A WHILE, THIS IS IT.
NEW WHEELS AND NEW TIRES
NEW TWO STAGE PAINT (1975 FORD BRONCO COLOR, CODE S, MIDNIGHT BLUE POLY 2472)
LOCKED REAR DIFFERENTIAL
NEW EXTERIOR CHROME & TRIM
FLOOR SHIFT CONVERSION
BIG FRONT AXLE
HARDTOP INCLUDED WITH NEW PAINT
302 V8 ENGINE IS MEAN SOUNDING WITH A SLIGHT LOPE (PERF CAM SOUND). ELECTRONIC IGNITION, DUAL EXHAUST, FACTORY AIR CLEANER, 2 BBL CARB, CAST IRON MANIFOLDS. IT RUNS AND DRIVES AND THE ENGINE PULLS PRETTY HARD WITH GOOD POWER. I HAVE HAD FUN DRIVING IT AND ENJOYED THE SMOOTH POWER STEERING AND ROAR OF THAT V8. WAS PREVIOUSLY USED AS A DAILY DRIVER ON A 60 MILE ROUNDTRIP DRIVE BEFORE THE RECENT RECONDITIONING WAS DONE. TONS OF COMMENTS ON THIS BEAUTY FROM FRIENDS AND VISITORS.
HAVE NOT SEEN ANY LEAKS UNDER THIS RIG.
HURST FLOOR SHIFTER CONVERSION, WITH NEW SHIFT TUNNEL COVER, THREE SPEED TRANSMISSION.
DANA 20 TRANSFER CASE WITH J SHIFTER
4.11 GEARS, AXLE CODE 03
DANA 44 FRONT AXLE WITH POSITRACTION DIFFERENTIAL..
9 INCH FORD REAR AXLE, LOCKED DIFFERENTIAL FOR SERIOUS 4 WHEELING. CLIMBED LIKE A GOAT ON PREVIOUS FOUR WHEELING, BEFORE THIS YEARS TRANSFORMATION.
2&1/2 - 3 INCH SUSPENSION LIFT WITH RANCHO SHOCKS AND STEERING STABILIZER. REPLACED C BUSHINGS.
NEW ALUMINUM SLOT MAGS, 15X10" FOR THAT DEEP PERFORMANCE LOOK AND A WIDE STANCE.
NEW 31" GT RADIAL ALL TERRAIN TIRES WITH JUST A FEW MILES ON THEM.
TRUCK WAS STEAM CLEANED UNDERNEATH, THEN RAISED UP ON A MECHANICS LIFT AND HAD THE UNDERCARRIAGE, AXLES SPRAYED BLACK WITH AN HVLP SPRAY GUN.
THE INCLUDED WHITE HARDTOP HAS NEW INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR PAINT (photos of the top are before paint). IT ALSO HAS A ROOF RACK FOR ADDITIONAL UTILITY.
HARDTOP GLASS WAS REMOVED FOR PAINT AND NEW GLASS SEALS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED ALL AROUND (TOP AND WINDSHIELD).
NEW LIFTGATE CHROME HANDLE INSTALLED IN TOP, WITH KEYS.
NEW HARDTOP TO BODY WEATHERSTRIP ON WINDSHIELD FRAME AND QUARTER PANELS.
$8281.20 PAINT & BODY BY A PREMIERE SOUTHERN CA BODY SHOP:
NEW 2 STAGE CLEAR COATED PAINT FROM PPG (PPG BASE AND PPG URETHANE CLEAR). PAINT HAS BEEN FULLY COLOR SANDED AND BUFFED ON TRUCK EXTERIOR. THE PAINT JOB REALLY LOOKS GREAT, WITH A DEEP GLOSS, SHINE, AND SPARKLE. IT IS AN ORIGINAL PAINT COLOR FOR 1975 FORD BRONCOS, CODE "S" FROM THE 1975 FORD PPG COLOR CHART. AT THE ONSET OF THE PAINT PROCESS, PARTS WERE REMOVED FROM THE TRUCK INCLUDING DOORS, HOOD, TAILGATE, TOP, EXTERIOR TRIM AND BADGING, GRILL SHELL. BODY PANELS WERE THEN PAINTED SEPARATELY BEFORE BEING REINSTALLED. WINDSHIELD GLASS WAS REMOVED FOR NEW PAINT ON THE WINDSHIELD PINCHWELD AREA. GRILL WAS DONE OFF THE TRUCK, TWO TONED IN BRIGHT SILVER AND BLUE. ENGINE COMPARTMENT PAINTED SATIN BLACK WITH BLUE BULKHEAD AND FENDER EDGES.
FLOORS WERE PREPPED AND SANDED DOWN, THEN COATED WITH SPRAY ON HERCULINER BEDLINER FROM FRONT PANS TO TAILGATE.
FULLY NEW INTERIOR; NEW DASH PAD UPHOLSTERY. DASH PANEL PAINTED IN THE SAME SHADE OF BLUE. NEW COLUMN TO DASH COVER PLATE. UPGRADED FRONT BUCKET SEATS HAVE HEADRESTS AND RECLINE. THEY HAVE NEW UPHOLSTERY, INCLUDING HEADRESTS. FRONT DOOR PANELS ARE NEW, WITH NEW ARMRESTS AND NEW FINGER CUPS. SIDE DOOR GLASS NEW IN PASS DOOR. REAR SEAT HAS NEW UPHOLSTERY AND IS AN UPGRADE, CONSIDERING THAT IT FOLDS AND TUMBLES FORWARD WHEN NOT IN USE FOR MORE INTERIOR SPACE. ORIGINAL VISORS ARE ALSO INCLUDED. NEW PAINT ON INTERIOR DOOR SURFACES AND EDGES. NEW DOOR LIMITING STRAPS WITH CHROME ENDS. SEATBELTS INCLUDED
NEW EXTERIOR CHROME PARTS FROM TOMS BRONCO PARTS. NEW CHROME BUMPERS, NICKEL PLATED FRONT AND REAR WITH NEW HARDWARE. NEW BRONCO SPORT FENDER BADGES, NEW CHROME SPORT DOOR MIRROR, NEW CHROME DOOR HANDLES, NEW DOOR LOCK CYLINDERS WITH KEYS (NOT SHOWN IN PHOTOS BUT NOW INSTALLED, NEW KEYS INCLUDED), NEW FORD GRILL LETTER BADGING, NEW CHROME HEADLAMP RINGS.
NEW REAR FENDER FLARES, PAINTED TO MATCH WITH NEW HARDWARE AND NEW RUBBER BEADING, PAINTED WHILE OFF THE TRUCK OF COURSE.
NEW TAIL LIGHT LENSES, NEW REAR SIDE MARKER LENSES & NEW FRONT SIDE MARKER LENSES WITH SPORT STYLE BRIGHT ALUMINUM BASES, NEW AMBER FRONT TURN SIGNAL LENSES.
THIS VEHICLE WILL SURELY SELL FAST, AS THE RESERVE IS BELOW WHAT YOU MIGHT THINK. WHEN YOU HAVE WON THE AUCTION, PLEASE PROMPTLY SEND A 250.00 DEPOSIT THRU PAYPAL. (NON REFUNDABLE) THE DEPOSIT IS TO BE SENT WITHIN THE FIRST 24 HOURS FOLLOWING THE AUCTION END. THE BALANCE IS TO BE SENT VIA FEDEX OR OTHER OVERNIGHT CARRIER WITHIN 1-2 DAYS FOLLOWING THE AUCTION END, UNLESS PRIOR AGREED TO ARRANGMENTS ARE MADE. SEND CASHIER’S CHECK OR WIRE TRANSFER. PAYPAL FOR DEPOSIT ONLY. NOT LOOKING TO TRADE FOR OTHER VEHICLES. ONCE BALANCE IS RECEIVED, TITLE WILL BE SENT TO YOUR ADDRESS VIA OVERNIGHT CARRIER. WHEN FUNDS CLEAR THE BANK, YOU ARE FREE TO HAVE THE VEHICLE SHIPPED TO YOUR STATE. I WILL ASSIST IN LOADING IT WITH YOUR CHOICE OF CARRIER. IF YOU ARE WAITING FOR LOAN APPROVAL TO PURCHASE THIS, PLEASE HOLD OFF UNTIL YOU HAVE THE CASH AT YOUR DISPOSAL. THANK YOU FOR BIDDING AND GOOD LUCK TO YOU!!!!
THIS TRUCK HAS BEEN BEAUTIFULLY RESTORED, ALTHOUGH I WOULD NOT CALL IT A 100% RESTORATION, AS YOU MAY STILL FIND THINGS YOU WANT TO DO, DEPENDING ON YOUR PERSONAL TASTES. PLEASE REALIZE THAT THIS CAR IS USED, AND IS APPROX 40 YEARS OLD, IS NOT "PERFECT" OR WITHOUT QUIRKS AND THINGS THAT MAY BE CALLED FLAWS. ONLY SAYING THIS TO PROTECT MYSELF FROM EXTREME PERFECTIONISTS WANTING A $45,000.00 TRUCK FOR HALF PRICE. THIS VEHICLE IS BEING SOLD COMPLETELY AS IS WITH NO WARRANTY, ORAL, EXPRESS, WRITTEN, IMPLIED, OR OTHERWISE. THE SELLER SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CORRECT DESCRIPTION, AUTHENTICITY, GENUINESS, OR DEFECTS HEREIN, AND MAKES NO WARRANTY IN CONNECTION THEREWITH. NO ALLOWANCE OR SET ASIDE WILL BE MADE ON ACCOUNT OF ANY INCORRECTNESS, IMPERFECTION, DEFECT, OR DAMAGE. ANY DESCRIPTIONS OR REPRESENTATIONS ARE FOR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES ONLY AND ARE NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS A WARRANTY OF ANY TYPE. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE BUYER TO HAVE THOUROUGHLY INSPECTED THE VEHICLE, AND TO HAVE SATISFIED HIMSELF OR HERSELF AS TO THE CONDITION AND VALUE AND TO BID BASED UPON THAT JUDGEMENT SOLELY. THE SELLER SHALL AND WILL MAKE EVERY REASONABLE EFFORT TO DISCLOSE ANY KNOWN DEFECTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS VEHICLE AT THE BUYER'S REQUEST PRIOR TO THE CLOSE OF SALE. SELLER ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY REPAIRS REGARDLESS OF ANY ORAL STATEMENTS ABOUT THE VEHICLE. WINNING THE AUCTION MEANS THAT YOU HAVE ENTERED INTO A CONTRACT TO PAY FOR THE VEHICLE, AND DOES NOT ENTITLE THE WINNER TO COME BY FOR A POST AUCTION INSPECTION TO RENEGOTIATE AFTER ELIMINATING COMPETING BIDDERS. IF YOU WISH TO INSPECT THE VEHICLE, YOU MUST DO SO BEFORE AUCTION END. PLEASE EMAIL BEFORE THE END OF THE AUCTION TO ARRANGE FOR INSPECTION. NO INSPECTIONS WILL BE PERMITTED AFTER THE AUCTION HAS CLOSED. MILEAGE IS THE MILEAGE ON THE RECENT WORK, NOT TOTAL MILEAGE WHICH IS NOT VERIFIABLE SINCE THIS IS A 1975 MODEL YEAR.
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Ohio is a hot area for Ford at the moment with the announcement just a few weeks ago that production of the next-generation F-650/F-750 medium-duty trucks would move from Mexico to the Ohio Assembly Plant in Avon Lake, Ohio. Now, Ford is investing $500 million to hire 300 workers at its Lima Engine Plant in Lima, Ohio, to add production of the twin-turbo 2.7-liter EcoBoost V6 for the 2015 F-150.
The latest investment will be used to add a new flexible engine assembly system and renovate 700,000 square feet of the plant for machining and assembly areas. The Lima factory already builds Ford's 3.5-liter and 3.7-liter Duratec V6 engines. The plant opened in 1957, and it's on track to build its 40 millionth engine later this year.
Ford claims that the 2.7-liter EcoBoost will offer V8 performance with better efficiency in the F-150. It comes standard with intelligent stop/start that doesn't activate when the truck is towing or in four-wheel drive, and it's made from a combination of compacted graphite iron and aluminum for low weight and high strength. The company says that V6 engines have already proven popular in the F-150 with 57 percent of trucks in 2014 being equipped with either the naturally aspirated 3.7-liter or turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost engines.
Former Dirty Jobs host Mike Rowe has one less job as of today - the pitchman is no longer a pitchman for Ford, with yesterday's announcement from Rowe ending a seven-year partnership between the TV host and the Blue Oval.
Rowe made the announcement to political pundit Glenn Beck, saying the two are "going in different directions" and wishing Ford "every possibly success that any car company could ever have," according to The Detroit News. Rowe and Ford got together in 2005, right around the time the 51-year-old came to prominence as the host of Dirty Jobs and the narrator for Deadliest Catch, two of the Discovery Channel's most popular shows.
Take a look below for a few video snippets of Rowe's tenure at Ford.
Just a few days ago we brought you news that Ford had issued a recall on 28,000 units of the Edge crossover for problems related to the fuel line. But now the Blue Oval has issued recall notices on two more of its larger vehicles.
The first relates to the Explorer, 395 examples of which from the 2011 and 2012 model years were found to have problems with their steering systems if they underwent service after September 1, 2013. An apparent software glitch could lock the steering gear, preventing the driver from steering the vehicle and thereby increasing the risk of a crash. As a result, Ford dealers are being instructed to check their records to identify the problematic vehicles and bring them in to have the steering gear replaced. Details of the recall can be found in the PDF linked here.
The second problem revolves around E-Series vans that may develop bubbles in their windshields under hot temperatures. The decrease in visibility through the problematic windshield could - you guessed it - "increase the risk of a crash." As a result, Ford is calling in 4,532 units of the E-150, E-250, E-350 and E-450 vans built in the relatively short window between May 12 and May 26, 2011. Details of this recall can be found in the notice below from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.