1975 Ford Bronco
Owner: Steve83         (All of this user's registries on SuperMotors)
From: Memphis, TN, U.S.A.        (Other registries in TN)
Year, Make, & Model: 1975 Ford Bronco        (Other Ford Broncos)
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Clubs: SuperFord.org        (Other vehicles in this club)
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Nickname: Frank's '75 Bronco FOR SALE
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Engine: '88 F-150 5.0L totally stock, except Crown Vic intake to make it fit under the hood. The mechanic who did Phase 2 deleted the smog pump for some reason, and went to a LOT of trouble to mount an aftermarket A/C compressor in place of the stock one.
Drivetrain: Rebuilt '88 F-150 AOD; Advance Adapter; original Dana 20; rebuilt D44 front with new gears & GM disk conversion; rebuilt Ford 9" with 4.11s.
Notes: Bought ragged, and rebuilt from the frame up beginning in October '99. The whole wiring harness is from the '88 F-150, so it has cruise, PW/PL/RKE, rear defrost, the '88 in-tank & frame rail fuel pumps, dual dome lamps, & interval wipers. It also uses the '88 tilt column, '86 EB Bronco seats on custom bases, & '86 tan shoulder belts. The whole inside was Rhino-lined in Harvest Gold, the same as the 2000 EB Expedition tan on the outside of the camper, the rocker panels, and the fender flares. The rest of the body is 2000 EB Ex Estate Green, except the tan sections of the grille & t/g. The frame is Herculined. All the weatherstrips were replaced with new, and late-model breakaway bubble-back mirrors were added. It also has an auto-dimming compass thermometer rear-view mirror, rechargeable MagLite, fold/tumble rear seat, underhood reel light, backup camera, DynaMat Xtreme covering all the Rhino inside, carpet, headliner, custom door& bedwall panels, and more every day. This is Frank's only vehicle, so he commutes, carpools, hunts & trains dogs, travels, & tows his boat with it.
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The truck is now for sale, but a trade for a '94-up F250/350 gasoline w/8' bed would be considered. Search Memphis CraigsList for more info.
Last Updated: 4/7/2014
Hits: 66757
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folder Frank's '75 Bronco620298,95706/29/034/7/14
    folder The beginning...420047,50806/29/034/7/14
    folder Phase 213009,372012/30/069/10/10
    folder Phase 37600121,653012/14/061/30/14
        folder Interior Panels300044,93103/2/073/21/14
        folder Fender Badges???260013,67804/2/076/19/09
        folder Hitch Receiver10006,070010/28/0710/28/07
        folder T-Case Rebuild220012,67502/3/081/15/11
        folder Carpet190022,92505/6/091/14/14
        folder Instruments330014,57905/14/092/16/14
        folder Windshield Hinge Leak210014,056010/20/097/6/10
        folder Rear D'shaft & Diff11004,91708/28/108/26/13
        folder Floor Console8006,39609/29/107/30/11
        folder Turn Switch9005,22105/17/119/16/12
    folder TrackBar Drop Bracket18006,12309/9/102/3/14
    folder Second Wreck11004,47805/15/116/16/11
folder 2008 Bronco SuperCelebration6302546,77205/22/0811/26/09
folder Wheeling250012,02408/14/098/27/09
    folder OCBR09290016,38009/27/096/25/13
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Steering3.JPG
93 hits | 57.72 KB | Posted: 2/3/14

This is after installing the correct drop pitman arm. (2/26/07) It's actually better than it appears from this angle.
Steering2.JPG
38 hits | 113.36 KB | Posted: 2/3/14

Pitman arm swap. (2/26/07)
Steering1.JPG
40 hits | 72.48 KB | Posted: 2/3/14

There's some noticeable bumpsteer with the stock pitman arm being unaligned to the track bar. It's actually worse than it appears from this angle. (2/26/07)
DistributorRemote.JPG
295 hits | 96.27 KB | Posted: 5/10/13

To make future ignition module changes easier, and to reduce their frequency, I converted the wiring to the remote-ICM configuration, and put the heat sink under the master cylinder on the wheelwell.

IDK why I didn't upload this back then, but the...
Voltmeter23.JPG
580 hits | 75.93 KB | Posted: 3/5/12

Looks like the backplate I made is OK - the meter's face is visible.
ClearanceR.JPG
498 hits | 86.12 KB | Posted: 3/4/12

Just a shot of the clearance behind the cluster. This truck has a LOT of extra wiring since the whole harness came from an '88 F150 XLT.

I had to unbolt the top of the e-brake so the dash face would swing forward to allow the cluster to fit out t...
ClearanceL.JPG
466 hits | 88 KB | Posted: 3/4/12

Just a shot of the clearance behind the cluster. This truck has a LOT of extra wiring since the whole harness came from an '88 F150 XLT.

I had to unbolt the top of the e-brake so the dash face would swing forward to allow the cluster to fit out t...
ClearanceC.JPG
460 hits | 81.7 KB | Posted: 3/4/12

Just a shot of the clearance behind the cluster. This truck has a LOT of extra wiring since the whole harness came from an '88 F150 XLT.

I had to unbolt the top of the e-brake so the dash face would swing forward to allow the cluster to fit out t...
AmmeterConn.JPG
473 hits | 88.81 KB | Posted: 3/4/12

Even the 2G alternator was too much for the stock ammeter splice; good thing this circuit hasn't been in use for a few years, since the 3G upgrade.
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Relays1.JPG
16607 hits | 79.09 KB | Posted: 4/21/07

This is a common problem in all pre-'92 EFI F-series & Broncos. These Ford-style relays (BROWN socket = EEC power; GREEN socket = fuel pump)are notorious for causing intermittent failures in the EEC & fuel pumps. Yesterday, this EEC PWR relay decid...
Relays3.jpg
5143 hits | 79.88 KB | Posted: 4/21/07

Being careful to connect the wires to the proper terminals (using the list below), securely connect the old wires to the terminals of the new sockets. Try to keep the wires the same length so there's not a huge ratnest.

EEC PWR
30 - Y (battery a...
Relays2.jpg
5121 hits | 81.25 KB | Posted: 4/21/07

Working on ONE relay at a time, remove the terminals from the stock connector & discard it. I collected these Bosch-style sockets in junkyards, but they're available at most parts stores, from Ford, or several online suppliers like RJMInjectionTech....
Relays4.jpg
4667 hits | 76.6 KB | Posted: 4/21/07

Now the truck will be MUCH more reliable, and can use the cheaper, heavier-duty, more common ISO relays that are easier to swap. Tape up the harness & secure the relays to a safe mounting location. Not all relays have mounting tabs like these, but ...
o1.jpg
4510 hits | 53.28 KB | Posted: 7/2/03

That's it until Frank can find enough spare cash to build a dash, bumpers, door panels, and a few other odds & ends.
o9.jpg
4265 hits | 54.08 KB | Posted: 7/2/03

The Rhino-lining goes from the floor to the ceiling, and up the firewall & tailgate. We found a great little seat that will fold flat like a '78-96 Bronco's, but we have to build the base.

To see it as of June 2008, click this thumb:
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WiringDiagram-eB-3G.JPG
3748 hits | 61.39 KB | Posted: 12/25/10

Early Bronco Alternator Wiring (simplified)
http://classicbroncos.com/forums/showthread.php?t=176046

If there are no new loads, then the only load thru the original ammeter wire is the battery charging load, which is the same as with the stock al...
Before&After.jpg
3225 hits | 163.77 KB | Posted: 7/1/03

It started as a rustbucket with nice wheels, and ended up as a 2000 Eddie Bauer Bronco.
p0.jpg
3205 hits | 49.65 KB | Posted: 7/2/03

The shoulder belts look & work great, and the EB captain's chairs with armrests add to the EB theme.

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