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Old 07-21-2010, 12:28 PM
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my Diesel 78 Bronco

hey guys, its been a while since i have been on (after i sold my Powerstroke)but thought i would give you guys a update.
i built a 1978 Bronco and stuffed a 12v cummins in it. thought some of you might like it so here are some pics.

yanking out a perfectly good 460!!




fits pretty good!!



after the maiden voyage



look its ME



SMOKE!!



and yes i use it to tow



and goofing around with the kids



let me know what you think.
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Old 07-21-2010, 02:22 PM
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radical!! i want to do a diesel swap in a fj40 as soon as i get a garage bigger than a one car.
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Old 07-21-2010, 04:20 PM
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how hard was the swap?
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Old 07-21-2010, 04:26 PM
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I bet thats fun to drive
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Old 07-21-2010, 11:17 PM
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it wasn't that hard, just took some time messing around fitting stuff and finding parts.

and yeah it is fun to drive, it is tuned up a little bit, fuel pin, govenor spring, turned up pump, Powerstroke intercooler, HX 35 turbo.
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Old 07-21-2010, 11:19 PM
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I like it I am also building a 78 bronco but mine is going to stay a gasser. building a 460 bored 30 over. nice build though
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Old 07-21-2010, 11:23 PM
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I want to know who painted the mural on the side!!!
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Old 07-21-2010, 11:30 PM
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I want to know who painted the mural on the side!!!
whats wrong tough guy? don't like horses?? LOL
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Old 07-21-2010, 11:32 PM
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whats wrong tough guy? don't like horses?? LOL
Nah man, I want them to paint horses on my truck!! Besides, I totally get it, bronco...horses rock on!
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Old 07-22-2010, 02:19 AM
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Cool swap Sam
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