Bill's Early Bronco build

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Re: Bill's Early Bronco build

Postby Bill » Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:31 am

How I got free Wilwood brakes calipers: after struggling for days it was decided that I have to get different calipers or switch to some form of different brakes . They make a 1 1/2 inch bore master cylinder but it positively would not fit under my hood. After speaking to Wilwood I find out they make a twin piston caliper called a D52 which directly replaces the JB6's . Strangely enough they also make a rear version of the typically front JB6's . It's called "special application ", they have little tiny pistons to maintain the front to rear brake bias and eliminates the need for a proportional valve . Discouraged , disappointed and depressed. I go into my office to pay my last payment on a cruise my was paying for through Costco travel . The last payment was 1800 . While on the phone I asked , before I pay will you please check to see if there are any specials that may have come about . After a pause , she came back and said the the cruise line is giving 400 on board credit and they had reduced the price of the cruise by 800. Which happens to be the exact price of the new Wilwood calipers that I previously could not afford. After hanging up I immediately called and ordered the calipers . I walked into my office to pay for a cruise . I walked out having paid for a cruise and buying new brakes . The brakes were definitely free.
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Re: Bill's Early Bronco build

Postby Bill » Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:20 pm

So got the Bronco running and looking ok albeit with tons of little things to fix and repair after rushing to go to the Fathers day car show at Pismo , which by the way has changed to first week in June now.
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Re: Bill's Early Bronco build

Postby Bill » Fri Nov 24, 2017 1:27 pm

I have a front bumper, it took a couple days of fabrication to get it right. I guess my frame was sort of out of proportion and the such so I had to do some welding and cutting to get it just right . Scratched the shit out of the front grill at the same time ,, I was HOT!!! In the meantime I've been shopping for a Xenon Warn winches. They are black , I need to stick to my black and yellow motif. Cant say I will ever use it , but i'll have it . Now I need to mount the ARB compressor then run the line to the rear ARB air locker and see if John Bahr and I did it right when we put it in . It was used so I had to order then install some new parts for it .
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Re: Bill's Early Bronco build

Postby Jeremyrowell » Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:34 am

Looks amazing... New it would though. Going to the Super Cruise Car show in March?

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