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Old 11-20-2001, 11:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question What's wrong with this truck?

ok, this is my good friend, Shane's truck, we spent all summer building it. we're debating what this truck is good for, i think it's basicaly a mud truck, but he thinks its a good "multi-purpose vehicle" we want to know what you guys think about this. the guy that owns this is 17, a senior in high school, was his only vehicle till a week ago when he aquired a totaled 85 nissan pu that he's gonna fix to be his daily driver.
1986 ford bronco
3/4 ton D44 front, FF 14bolt rear, 4.10s both open
Rear 6" Superlift bronco leafs with a two or three inch block, shackle fliped to be the normal way. (in my mind, like a jeep)
front 6" chevy 1/2 ton or blazer leafs, not sure of the brand.
ramps about 882 (we used a bobcat)
3" body lift
the engine, tranny, and t-case were lowered about 8" to lower the center of gravity and redue the driveline angles.
the engine was put in by the previous owner, it's a 5.0 roller motor, and is was way faster on 38s than my dad's stock 5.0 bronco.
tranny and t-case are stock.
tires are 42" swampers, on 16.5x14 alloy rims.
the hub to flare measurement is 19" taller than my dad's stock 86 bronco.

so the question is, what is this truck good for? why isnt it a good multi purpose vehicle? and what do you think of it?

and we already know it needs lockers, that's a given, we're thinking detroit rear cause its only $300, but what about the front?

BTW, it didnt make it through the mud pit at hollister this last weekend
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I wheeled twice this year, that might be a personal record.
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