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Old 08/18/13, 03:55 PM   #1
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I am building a Frankenbronco in all seriousness! I sold my 76 earlier in the year and have been lost since. But I had to keep the family comfortable and they come first. I had purchased a 77 frame about a year ago. It was in great shape and came with a clean Title. I also bought an uncut tub, new uncut fenders, eyebrow grill, and some other small pieces. I literally will be starting from a bare frame.

Still the same goal!
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Old 08/18/13, 03:56 PM   #2
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Post 3-The Frame
Post 33- 1st attempt at galvanizing frame
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Post 91- rebuilding the frame has begun
Post 95- EZ Inch block
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Old 08/18/13, 03:57 PM   #3
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Got the frame delivered to my house so I can start my build. Will be doing some work on the frame such as smoothing the sides from all the rust pitting, fill in some unneeded holes, re-weld some areas, strengthen the PS box area, and whatever else you guys think. My plan is to have it galvanized in about three weeks. I have a company in Columbia who will coat it for $100 so I want to hurry up and get it done before they change their minds. I will have to sign a waiver in case the galvanizing process warps the frame. I don't think it will warp considering several guys on Classic Broncos have had it done, including NicksTrix. I've sought out his help and I truly appreciate his expertise. Once galvanized I plan to paint it using the KBS 3 Step Kit for less than $100. I plan to take great care to preserve the VIN stamps.
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Old 08/18/13, 05:56 PM   #4
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Awesome goal. See. That bronco pic floating around for years. Always wondered about which blue it's painted. Good luck with build.
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Old 08/18/13, 06:04 PM   #5
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Did you get the frame from SC74 (Robert) over in Greenville or Grier?
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Old 08/18/13, 06:22 PM   #6
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Did you get the frame from SC74 (Robert) over in Greenville or Grier?
Got the frame from bronco hoarder MikeD. Him and Jbass have been a huge help. Now that deer season is in I won't hear from Mike till after Jan 1st next year!

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Old 08/18/13, 06:25 PM   #7
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I will be following this build as well as your other one that you had.

Looking forward to this build due to everything will be done right and to a T.
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Old 08/18/13, 06:30 PM   #8
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I will be following this build as well as your other one that you had.

Looking forward to this build due to everything will be done right and to a T.
Thx George, those 66 turning light buckets will look nice in my eyebrow grill! Will be keeping my eye out on some clear markers that will fit. See ya later this week to pick them up!

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Old 08/18/13, 06:54 PM   #10
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Looking forward to this build CD.....
Thx buddy! I've been waiting long enuff. My son calls every jeep a bronco! Can't expect too much from a 3 year old but he's getting better. Nonetheless this is going to be a two to three year build. I'm not gonna fool myself, this ain't gonna get done no time soon, especially with another potential deployment coming up next year. Might be a lil early to say this but another lil CD may be coming early next year too! That's what happens when you spend too much time in the bedroom and not enough time in the garage! Guys, learn from my mistakes!

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I'll be keeping my eye on this thread too. Good to see you staying in the EB world.

CONGRATS on the big news!!

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Old 08/19/13, 11:25 AM   #12
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Can't wait to see this one come a long!
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Old 08/19/13, 12:07 PM   #13
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Got the frame from bronco hoarder MikeD. Him and Jbass have been a huge help. Now that deer season is in I won't hear from Mike till after Jan 1st next year!
That MikeD must have the Bronco parts. He seems to always have something that causes my $ to escape my wallet!..(and I'm still happy about it).
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That MikeD must have the Bronco parts. He seems to always have something that causes my $ to escape my wallet!..(and I'm still happy about it).
Were you the one who took off with that set of slot wheels? Hummm?!!!!!!!

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