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by dragdaddy
Tue May 18, 2010 3:18 pm
Forum: Shootin' the Breeze
Topic: Post a picture of your bronco!
Replies: 249
Views: 370005

When I built this car the purpose was to have the most multi purpose vehicle. I wanted to be able to drive it to the beach, throw on some paddles and play all day, throw on the street tires and mud it in the afternoon and drive it to the dragstrip and race it all night - driven the entire way. Well,...
by dragdaddy
Fri Feb 05, 2010 9:24 am
Forum: Shootin' the Breeze
Topic: SOB 14
Replies: 77
Views: 40708

Whats this un-event in Florence? When is it? I've got a lot of friends that would like to come.
by dragdaddy
Wed Dec 30, 2009 11:31 am
Forum: Shootin' the Breeze
Topic: SOB 14
Replies: 77
Views: 40708

Cooooooooooooos Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay!
by dragdaddy
Tue Nov 24, 2009 10:23 am
Forum: Drivetrain and Suspension
Topic: 289 vs 302
Replies: 7
Views: 5865

A 347 Stroker will bolt right in. There is no replacement for displacement.
Go to fordstrokers.com and they have some pretty inexpensive stroker kits and Jim is the best.
by dragdaddy
Thu Jul 30, 2009 11:37 pm
Forum: Shootin' the Breeze
Topic: SOB Stripped
Replies: 74
Views: 30927

I've been a regular since 2001 and have always thought you should move it to Coos Bay or Hauser in the future. The dunes are HUGE. Lots of trees, lakes (fishing), trails, hills, beach. They have more camping and paved areas (beer). They don't have the 10:00 curfew. Maybe make it into a 4 or 5 day ev...
by dragdaddy
Sat Jul 18, 2009 11:09 pm
Forum: Bodywork, Paint, Cages, Specs, OEM, Dash
Topic: Alternate rear seats
Replies: 2
Views: 3545

Alternate rear seats

Anyone have any experience with using back seats from other types of vehicles in their EB's? How well did they work? Fit? Comfort?
Thanks
by dragdaddy
Mon Jun 22, 2009 9:27 am
Forum: Bodywork, Paint, Cages, Specs, OEM, Dash
Topic: family cage
Replies: 4
Views: 5545

Give me a call (503) 475-8147
We can design and bend a standard family cage for you - or, if you have a design idea we can 3D model and bend it based on your ideas so you will have a cage that nobody else has.
Todd
by dragdaddy
Fri May 08, 2009 10:16 am
Forum: Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tires
Topic: Disc Conversion?-
Replies: 4
Views: 4091

Try calling or e-mailing this guy - he's based out of Portland and might have a package or know someone who does.

jeepzzzz@aol dot com
RYAN (503)869-2072
by dragdaddy
Tue Jan 27, 2009 11:36 am
Forum: Drivetrain and Suspension
Topic: GT40
Replies: 2
Views: 1619

go to www.sbftech.com and look at some of the comments with people having similar problems. The guys there have huge experience racing and building these types of motors, but at times can come across as harsh - they have a no bs policy and will call you out if there are any "myths" being posted - ho...
by dragdaddy
Fri Dec 12, 2008 1:14 pm
Forum: Drivetrain and Suspension
Topic: Poll does your 351 heat up? and do you have a body lift with it?
Replies: 6
Views: 3094

I LOVE my 351W - I dropped it about 3" so I could clear my intake and still use a 3" air filter without cutting my hood. Installed a 160 thermostat and it never got above 200. If the fill is too low install this inline at the high point and it will solve the air bubble problem. http://www.jegs.com/p...
by dragdaddy
Mon Sep 22, 2008 2:41 pm
Forum: Drivetrain and Suspension
Topic: Looking for a Carb shop in Portland Oregon or Vancouver
Replies: 12
Views: 4769

Paul Savas at Savas tuning on Mcloughlin just north of Busters. He really knows carbs and fuel injection - I wouldn't have anyone else touch my carbs and he is always REALLY busy.
by dragdaddy
Thu Sep 11, 2008 10:21 am
Forum: Drivetrain and Suspension
Topic: Motor - rebuid 302 or swap
Replies: 4
Views: 2444

This is my 2nd 351w on a Bronco - SAVE YOUR MONEY! Its SOOOOO worth it - the stockers do ok below 3500 but run out at about 4000 rpm. The Trick Flows will work all the way to 7500 if your cam is right. If I were to do it again I'd go to camshaftinnovations.com and have Jay Allan spec me out a custom...
by dragdaddy
Wed Sep 10, 2008 3:13 pm
Forum: Drivetrain and Suspension
Topic: Motor - rebuid 302 or swap
Replies: 4
Views: 2444

Honestly I got the most help from sbftech.com - these guys know their stuff and helped me pick out the correct parts the first time . Here is my combo 351W TrickFlow heads Hyper pistons Hydraulic roller cam (custom) Weiand Stealth intake All MSD ignition 425 horse at flywheel, idles like a stocker, ...
by dragdaddy
Fri Jan 11, 2008 4:51 pm
Forum: Drivetrain and Suspension
Topic: ENGINE IDEAS
Replies: 30
Views: 16389

Trust me - you REALLY need to go to sbftech.com - also go to fordstrokers.com for the best deal on a stroker kit. They have a 347 kit for $800 and the qualty is second to none. These guys may be a little abrasive at times ans if you throw out unproven statements they'll call you on it, but Billy Gli...
by dragdaddy
Fri Jan 11, 2008 1:39 pm
Forum: Drivetrain and Suspension
Topic: ENGINE IDEAS
Replies: 30
Views: 16389

A 302 and 289 block will accept 357 stroker kits. Go to sbftech.com and they will direct you on how easy it is to get 60 cu in for free!
by dragdaddy
Mon Dec 31, 2007 10:56 pm
Forum: Drivetrain and Suspension
Topic: 351W HELP!
Replies: 4
Views: 2370

go to sbftech.com - register, log in and post your questions there. These guys really know their stuff. Beware, they will not soft peddle you, but will steer you in the right direction (the answers may seem a little harsh at times)
by dragdaddy
Mon Dec 31, 2007 10:52 pm
Forum: Drivetrain and Suspension
Topic: Front Spindles
Replies: 1
Views: 1254

Front Spindles

Alright Guys, I'm starting the build of a BAD Sand Drag EB and I have some really cool suspension ideas for a really light & trick front end. I need to choose a 4x4 spindle. It needs to be as light as possible but realatively strong (not using the front for anything other than if I break a driveshaf...
by dragdaddy
Fri Nov 09, 2007 12:46 pm
Forum: Bronco Parts: Buy, Sell, Trade, Mass Buy
Topic: FS- 351 Windsor and bronco install parts WITH PICS NOW!
Replies: 4
Views: 3525

Thanks Gary,
This is going to be a blast to build. Guys, if you ever purchase anything from Gary you will get exactly what you hope for. I'm a happy boy! I'd purchase from him again.
by dragdaddy
Wed Sep 26, 2007 9:05 am
Forum: Bronco Parts: Buy, Sell, Trade, Mass Buy
Topic: Need doors 66-77 in excellent shape !!!!!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 2153

FYI - 66-69 (I think) doors are different in the hinges and latch pin - make sure you state the year your looking for so you don't get a set of doors that don't fit.
by dragdaddy
Mon Sep 24, 2007 11:49 am
Forum: Bronco Parts: Buy, Sell, Trade, Mass Buy
Topic: FS- 351 Windsor and bronco install parts WITH PICS NOW!
Replies: 4
Views: 3525

When you get a chance give me a e-mail at t.m.given@protocad-inc.com
by dragdaddy
Fri Apr 13, 2007 3:01 pm
Forum: Shootin' the Breeze
Topic: Bob Halle....
Replies: 0
Views: 875

Bob Halle....

..can you give me a call? I need some mech. work on my EB. (503) 475-8147

Todd
by dragdaddy
Fri Mar 30, 2007 11:42 am
Forum: Shootin' the Breeze
Topic: Calling Saddle Up
Replies: 0
Views: 864

Calling Saddle Up

Could you have your brother give me a call? I need some mechanical work don on my EB and was wondering if he was looking for some side work.

Todd (503) 475-8147
by dragdaddy
Sun Feb 18, 2007 2:37 pm
Forum: Bronco Parts: Buy, Sell, Trade, Mass Buy
Topic: WTB - 4" drop pitman arm for '76 Bronco
Replies: 0
Views: 875

WTB - 4" drop pitman arm for '76 Bronco

Have a 3" drop - looking for a 4" anyone want to trade/part trade?
by dragdaddy
Wed Feb 07, 2007 9:27 am
Forum: Drivetrain and Suspension
Topic: top cover 4 speed
Replies: 8
Views: 4399

Sounds like a Top-loader 4 speed. If you have a wide ratio trans you'll have a relatively low 1st gear (not truck trans low) and a relatively wide spread between 1st and 2nd. If you have a close ratio, the 1st gear is pretty tall and the 1st to 2nd gear spread is pretty close. If you have a close ra...
by dragdaddy
Thu Dec 28, 2006 1:20 pm
Forum: Bodywork, Paint, Cages, Specs, OEM, Dash
Topic: fiberglass door inserts
Replies: 5
Views: 5492

If you don't want to notch try this - When you have the doors aligned the way you want, drill a 1/8" hole thru the center of the sheetmetal and hinge where the hinge floats in the door jamb. That way, the next time you re-mount you doors you leave them loose, take a 1/8" centering punch to each hole...
by dragdaddy
Thu Dec 28, 2006 11:34 am
Forum: Bodywork, Paint, Cages, Specs, OEM, Dash
Topic: Front Fenders & Inserts
Replies: 5
Views: 3463

Front Fenders & Inserts

I'm getting ready to re-paint my '76. My front fenders are in good condition, but I'm thinking about buying new because I'm going for the smooth look and will to have to fill the marker lights, so the time involved to fix mine seems wasted when new fenders are relatively inexpensive. How does the qu...
by dragdaddy
Thu Dec 14, 2006 11:28 am
Forum: Shootin' the Breeze
Topic: Calling Saddle-Up
Replies: 1
Views: 1300

Calling Saddle-Up

Rick,
A friend of mine is looking for some rust repair on a '73 - no big hurry - just wanted it running by late spring. Are you or your brother interested in looking at it? Call me at (504) 475-8147
by dragdaddy
Tue Sep 05, 2006 10:31 am
Forum: Shootin' the Breeze
Topic: Blue '76 parked on Derrick Rd @ SOB X
Replies: 3
Views: 1566

My un-mechanicalliy inclined friend had a bronco break on him friday night and I spent all sat morning in this guys camp under my friends ride. It may sound like the guy dumped on me - but I doubt it! He seemed like a real straight up guy. I think he just forgot. I remember him and his wife were fro...
by dragdaddy
Tue Aug 29, 2006 10:20 am
Forum: Shootin' the Breeze
Topic: Blue '76 parked on Derrick Rd @ SOB X
Replies: 3
Views: 1566

Blue '76 parked on Derrick Rd @ SOB X

Hi - I parked the White Bronco in your spot Friday night with trans problems and left you a gift card in exchange for some gas. We came by Sunday morning but you had already left. Please give me a call at (503) 475-8147 so we can arrange a swap.

Thanks,
Todd
by dragdaddy
Mon Aug 14, 2006 4:15 pm
Forum: Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tires
Topic: Wild Horses Front Disc Conversion question
Replies: 5
Views: 2717

I got it solved - called WH and they said it may need some cooersion - the rivets on the back side were hitting the dust shield. I Encourage the backing plate back a little with a hammer and it slid in - tight though!
Thanks for your help.
by dragdaddy
Fri Aug 11, 2006 9:42 am
Forum: Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tires
Topic: Wild Horses Front Disc Conversion question
Replies: 5
Views: 2717

That was the first thing I tried - it's compressed all the way in. Thanks for the input, though.
by dragdaddy
Thu Aug 10, 2006 9:54 pm
Forum: Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tires
Topic: Wild Horses Front Disc Conversion question
Replies: 5
Views: 2717

Wild Horses Front Disc Conversion question

I am in the process of doing a disc brake conversion from Wild Horses on a 72. I've assembled the spindle, backing plate, rotor, etc. and when I go to install the caliper there is not enouch room between the back of the rotor and the face of the backing plate for the brake pad to fit into - its abou...
by dragdaddy
Thu Aug 10, 2006 9:53 pm
Forum: Steering, Brakes, Wheels and Tires
Topic: Wild Horses Front Disc Conversion question
Replies: 0
Views: 1201

Wild Horses Front Disc Conversion question

I am in the process of doing a disc brake conversion from Wild Horses on a 72. I've assembled the spindle, backing plate, rotor, etc. and when I go to install the caliper there is not enouch room between the back of the rotor and the face of the backing plate for the brake pad to fit into - its abou...
by dragdaddy
Fri Jun 16, 2006 2:40 pm
Forum: Drivetrain and Suspension
Topic: 1/2 cab roll bar
Replies: 1
Views: 988

If you live in the Portland area call me at (503)475-8147. We can design and bend one up in my shop. Todd
by dragdaddy
Fri Jun 09, 2006 10:08 am
Forum: Shootin' the Breeze
Topic: Post a picture of your bronco!
Replies: 249
Views: 370005

This one's rolling in my shop in about 3 weeks for a "refresh"
by dragdaddy
Wed Jun 07, 2006 10:08 am
Forum: Shootin' the Breeze
Topic: Even More SOB stuff
Replies: 46
Views: 80986

Regarding the hats thing, maybe a pre-order/pre pay and bring some extra's so you don't take a hit.
by dragdaddy
Wed Apr 19, 2006 12:50 pm
Forum: Shootin' the Breeze
Topic: Overhaulin'
Replies: 18
Views: 5898

Overhaulin'

Anyone else watch last night? Although they did a very nice job, to me in the end it looked like a nice stocker/mild custom - nothing special. I was a little disappointed we didn't see some wild thinking. What do you all think? Plus, now I'm bummed because I know for sure now I'll never get my Bronc...
by dragdaddy
Mon Apr 17, 2006 1:05 pm
Forum: Drivetrain and Suspension
Topic: LEAF SPRING FRONT SUSPENSION???
Replies: 54
Views: 28732

In the mid 70's Holbrook Specialties did an EB with front leaf conversions - was really trick for the day and even made top 10 in petersens 4x4 in 1981 (my family still owns it) In the mid 80's Petersen ran an article on how to do the conversion. Or you could call them at (503) 655-4747.
by dragdaddy
Wed Apr 05, 2006 8:39 pm
Forum: Shootin' the Breeze
Topic: Hey SaddleUp
Replies: 4
Views: 1259

Here is a picture of the Horse today - it's going in for some updating so it will be really wild then.