1979 Ford Bronco 4x4 36x12.5x15 Swampers 351M V8 Solid truck only surface rust

1979 Ford Bronco

Technical specifications of Ford Bronco 1979

Price: US $1,999.99
Condition: Used
Item location: Covington, Tennessee, United States
Make: Ford
Model: Bronco
Year: 1979
Mileage: 123,456
VIN: U15HLFB1298
Engine size: 351M
Number of cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: C6
Vehicle Title: Clear
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Car description

351M, NP205 Transfer Case Dana 44 front axle, Ford 9 inch rear end. I bought it about a year ago as it was a solid truck and only had minor rust bubbling up over the rear wheel wells and at the bottom of the doors. There is surface rust, but no real rust. You could literally walk around and bang on it with a hammer if you wanted too as it isn't rusted and appears to be all original sheet metal and no bondo. When I bought it, it had been sitting for a while and wouldn't run (or even start). I installed basically a new fuel system. It has an aftermarket plastic fuel tank. I dropped it, cleaned it out and pit in a new sending unit. I cleaned out the fuel lines and put in a new mechanical fuel pump, fuel filter and remanufactured 2 barrel carb (I do have a manifold adapter if you wanted to run a 4 barrel). Now it will start up and idle until you turn it off or run out of fuel. Plus, it sounds really nice.

I installed a brand new radiator and just installed new pinion seal, cleaned out rear end and installed all new rear brakes, hardware, drums, etc. I took the interior out and pressure washed the whole Bronco. The drivers seat is in ok shape, the passenger seat is not there, but the back seat is in amazing/great shape, surprisingly.

Previous owner had installed autometer type of gauges, so I do not know how many miles it has on it.

The transmission does not want to shift. I have lost interest, so it has just been sitting. I put in a new vacuum modulator, but not sure exactly what is going on with it? Could be something simple? As you can see in one of the pictures, the transmission is a new one. It has been replaced within the last few years. Worst case, it needs to be rebuilt or replaced. C6s are pretty common and simple/inexpensive. Will need to be towed if you buy it.

This will be a great project for someone. I have a shop full of other projects and have lost interest in this one.

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