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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 07-15-2009, 01:13 PM Thread Starter
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Bought a convertible

These little guys are fun as heck. I use it for chasing around the farm after the center pivots and row irrigation. It get about 25 MPG and will go anywhere.
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Schmitty that going to be hard to put a 460 in that when the 460 is as big as the vehicle.....


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I've seen those little buggers at a mud run and they go through alot!!

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Need to loose the doors and such, be cooler that way. Of course it gets pretty cold up there in the winter.

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I had an X-90 and left full sized trucks behind me when it snowed. They don't corner good, but they will drive through anything.
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Schmitty that going to be hard to put a 460 in that when the 460 is as big as the vehicle.....


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When you can't fit the 460 in the truck, you put the truck in the 460?

I once drove one of those with a small block in it ... Small block was on way to be put in a Ford though


Anywho, is that a 1.3? Drove one of those once, and damn was it slow. I went to merge into traffic, and I swear it was like the Red Sea!
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When you going to stuff the Solid axles and 38's under it

'he never hit the brakes and he was shifting gears'

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It's a snappy little sucker to drive. 1.6L injected engine. I think a 460 could be installed, but I bought it to just be a chase around the farm truck. Can't lose the doors, the cops would see me driving around with no pants on. Larry, no straight axles, and no 38's...........yet.

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Larry, no straight axles, and no 38's...........yet.
Them and a 572 would make it sweet

'he never hit the brakes and he was shifting gears'

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Nevs and I were talking about a set of pistons for a 632 A head build he had today.

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I bought me a bronco II last month for $500. I use it for the same thing. I took the back glass out and made the 4x4 manual. I took it to the tank (pond) twice now and it takes alot to get it stuck.

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I seriously considered the Bronco II also, but they are getting hard to find around here in anything but trashed condition. This thing would turn circles inside the back of a Bronco II also. Super simple and easy to work on and tough as heck.

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Schmitty there is a cheap turbo kit to take the 1.6 up to 200hp, or a small V-6 will fit in one if you want Ford. Personally I would like to get the Suzuki 1.3 dohc engine with a little turbo on the X-90.
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I think I'll call Lem up and order one of those big ole fart cans, that should make it run like 8 sec 1/4 mile passes easily.

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I took my little Emmy out with me to check the cows last week. Of course we had to bring a rifle, in this case it's a .22 Mag. We hopped in the little bronco and we saw 2 deer, a few ducks, and the baby calves. She loves watching the cows and calves








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