1983 Ford Bronco
Owner: michael collins 
From: North Highlands, CA, U.S.A.        (Other registries in CA)
Year, Make, & Model: 1983 Ford Bronco        (Other Ford Broncos)
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Clubs: FullSizeBronco.com        (Other vehicles in this club)
Nickname: Jezebel
Mileage: 81000
Engine: I6-1992 EFI motor swap (currently under way) 3G swap
Drivetrain: It is mostly stock with a 8" lift. I replace the front axle pivet mount bracket and all the rubber bushings to poly. I regeared the 8.8 with 4:56 and an Auburn differential. I complete a rear shackle flip (sky products) and a belltech drop bracket to add more lift. I replaced the stock rubber body mounts for poly and added a 3" body lift. Added 40X17 supper mudder gumbo tires on 15"X12" wagon wheels
Notes: The cam shaft went flat and started to chatter real bad. i got a 1992 F150 and swapping the motor and goodies over to Jezebel. Updates listed below
Last Updated: 8/26/2008
Hits: 257533
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exhaust fix 43.JPG
644 hits | 32.83 KB | Posted: 8/26/08

here is the new pass side doughnut. after the install i heated the motor for 20 min and re-tourqued the bolts. this motor sounds real good now. after 500 miles i retourqued the bolts and no more leaks.
exhaust fix 42.JPG
547 hits | 38.64 KB | Posted: 8/26/08

This is the pass side doughnut. see it is real bad shape.
exhaust fix 41.JPG
576 hits | 35.58 KB | Posted: 8/26/08

this is the drivers side doughnut. it was in poor shape. the new one is next to it.
exhaust fix 40.JPG
622 hits | 43.68 KB | Posted: 8/26/08

here are the bolts after i wire wheeled them clean. now they are reay for prime and paint.
exhaust fix 39.JPG
591 hits | 64.14 KB | Posted: 8/26/08

here was the pass side gasket. it too was in real bad shape.
exhaust fix 38.JPG
559 hits | 44.49 KB | Posted: 8/26/08

here is the bottom side of the manifold
exhaust fix 37.JPG
624 hits | 89.47 KB | Posted: 8/26/08

I was able to get the part number on this side.
exhaust fix 36.JPG
638 hits | 46.16 KB | Posted: 8/26/08

after wire wheeling and primer and paint it looks as good as the other side.
exhaust fix 35.JPG
563 hits | 33.71 KB | Posted: 8/26/08

another look at the plugs and bolts.
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thumper.JPG
2306 hits | 48.59 KB | Posted: 3/13/07

hereis what goes wrong. you can see the 3rd gear down fromthe top. it lots 3 teeth and will not power the next gear. the motor keeps running and will turn off after 30 seconds.
top off3.jpg
2181 hits | 100.02 KB | Posted: 10/16/06

topless another shot
cart2.jpg
2079 hits | 93.45 KB | Posted: 8/13/06

Here is the working side of the cart.
shim.JPG
2038 hits | 24.63 KB | Posted: 4/23/05

the red is the factory shim /block
3-51v-r00-83-bronco.jpg
1736 hits | 75.22 KB | Posted: 10/31/06

I got lucky and found the last of the part number on the vaccum diagram sheet. the rest of the sheet was torn off. i made copies of this and took them to the smog shop with me. this is for a FED 48 1983 4.9 motor.
Golf Cart Christian.JPG
1665 hits | 80.14 KB | Posted: 7/7/08

here is the new golf cart with Christian on the back. we used the golf bag tie down to belt him in. he loved this.
newfan.jpg
1657 hits | 84.18 KB | Posted: 7/5/06

Here is a 3.8 tarus 2 speed fan. $19 at the local junk yard. these have a high and low speed and really put out the air.
fancontroler.jpg
1361 hits | 73.57 KB | Posted: 7/5/06

Here is the fan temp power controler. I got it new from Autozone $24. the ignition on wire goes to this then then from this to the relay. The relay has a battery connection on one side and the fan connection on the other.

blendmotor.JPG
1354 hits | 59.79 KB | Posted: 3/1/07

this is the "Clicking" component. it is the "Max" or recycle door motor. this is real hard to get to, it is the center of the heaterbox and the firewall.
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