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Old August 8th, 2009, 08:03 PM   #41
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yup, picked her up.
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Old August 8th, 2009, 08:09 PM   #42
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thats a lot of crap:

saggin a bit:

new front end:
tailgate trim:

351M:



C6:
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Old August 8th, 2009, 10:34 PM   #43
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dude, is that a 78-79 front end?
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Old August 8th, 2009, 11:49 PM   #44
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Old August 9th, 2009, 10:08 AM   #45
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4th pic, post 42, range brush guard? lol

are u gonna put an aftermarket carb on her. if u do i say edelbrock
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Old August 9th, 2009, 11:52 AM   #46
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yes an yes
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Old August 9th, 2009, 01:39 PM   #47
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any progress
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Old March 5th, 2013, 11:24 PM   #48
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Finally brought it home. Internals are rusted solid. Have a new 302 I am building up to put in for now.

On the ride back:

As she sits:



My findings:




"New" short block:


New parts (gaskets, seals, bearings, headlights, wipers, carb, misc bolts and such):


Slowly she'll get built up. Right now the 302 is going to be stock with E7 heads, aluminum intake and headers. I need to finish pulling the other head, douse it in penetrant, and see if it will rotate so I can unbolt the torque converter. If I can't, I may have to pull the converter with the engine..
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Old January 12th, 2014, 09:53 AM   #49
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Thanks.

The 302 is coming back out.... For the 27,000 mile 351W I just picked up for $275:













Everything is factory original. I can't wait to regasket it, get a set of headers and a new intake, then I can put it in and have a running truck again.

Got it down to a long block:








And the good news is my 302 headers should fit.
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Old January 15th, 2014, 01:01 AM   #50
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27k miles? You sure bout that?
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Old January 15th, 2014, 10:05 PM   #51
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That thing is a piece of shit...this is what a low mileage bronco looks like...all original unrestored and unmolested...I might be selling this soon

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