1978 Ford Bronco Custom 4x4 400 Ci, Off Road, Blazer, SUV, Rock Crawler, Pre-Run

  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Ford
  • Model: Bronco
  • SubModel: FULL SIZE BRONCO
  • Type: SUV
  • Trim: Custom
  • Year: 1978
  • Mileage: 5,694
  • VIN: U15HALJ55535
  • Color: Blue
  • Engine size: 400 ci
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Windows
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: 4WD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Vehicle Title: Salvage
  • Options: 4-Wheel Drive, CD Player

1978 Ford Bronco Custom description

1978 Custom Ford Bronco

I have owned this Total Custom 1978 Ford Bronco for over 30 years. She has been rebuilt 3 times in her life span. Each time we concentrated on different aspects and keep improving her. This last time I went Street Custom and detuned the Differential Gears back to 3:55, Removed the 4 ½” lift & installed 4 New Rancho 2 ½” Lift Springs, Tied her down with Front & Rear Sway Bars & added tire to tire Running Boards. She is a lot More Street able now days, but make no mistake she can hold her own off road and could do so more, if wanted, with the removal of the Sway Bars.

Since the last rebuild, she has less than 5000 miles on her.

Features:

  • Highly modified 400 engine
  • TRW 30 over Forged pistons with 9.1 compression
  • Ported heads with Harden Seats
  • Over-sized exhaust valves for flow
  • Stainless Steel valves with special locks and keepers
  • Bronze valve guides
  • Roller Rockers Arm with big block GM Guide Plates
  • Modified (1406) 600 Edelbrock Carburetor (designed for all angles of four-wheeling)
  • K&N Air Filter & Cleaner
  • Power Master Hi Output Alternator
  • New HT Starter
  • Holly Electric Fuel Pump
  • Two Extra Custom 16 Gallon Saddle Tanks (mounted up in the frame, out of the way)
  • Stage 2 Shift Kit for the transmission
  • Additional Steel & Friction Clutches
  • Tow Torque Converter.
  • Super Duty Drive Lines with Special U Joints
  • Dual Electric Fans
  • Hawk Brakes
  • Rotary R12 Air Conditioning
  • Set of Hi Output Hella Head Light (100/120w... Turns the Night into Day!)
  • Custom 3-inch tube .135 thick Brush / Push Bar
  • Reinforced front end for Flat Towing with D Rings (can handle a 12000 LB Winch with a few Modifications)
  • Upgraded class 3-4 Receiver hitch.
  • New 32x11.5x15 BF Goodrich A/T-TA-KO with Chrome Spokes
  • Several Theft Deterrents, including a Removable Grant Steering Wheel.
  • 4 New Rancho 2 ½” Lift Springs
  • Front & Rear Sway Bars
  • Tire to tire Running Boards
  • Top of the line ½ inch padding under Black “Bentley” Carpet
  • Customized bed for smooth sleeping on camping trips
  • 2 top of the line “Corbeau” Lumbar Support
  • Heated Bucket Seats
  • Power Windows with Retro Crank power switches
  • New, one of a kind, custom aluminum dash with a full line of auto meter gauges
  • High Power Kenwood Stereo hooked up to 4 top of the line Speakers with external feed for outside Speakers.


In Full Transparency she was stolen on New Year’s Day 2001 and stripped of all tires, rims, stereo, then they broke her fiberglass top and all glass, and gauges. She was recovered about 3 hours later with no damage to the drive train or body. But the insurance company demanded she be “Totaled” so she lives with a “Savage Title”

As seen in some of these pictures, the last restoration was quiet detailed in the body & paint work. The Roll bar was installed which is .194 wall welded into the frame. The entire interior was coated with a Rhino Liner style of coating. After that was done, as it did not dampen the sound like I was hoping, I Sound Coated the entire interior with 3 boxes of “Cache” music sound distortion material (which was not cheap). I then installed a sheet of Aluminum over the corrugated bed to make it smooth for sleeping on during camping trips.I also had my upholstery guy install top of the line ½ inch padding under Black “Bentley” Carpet. With 2 top of the line “Corbeau” Lumbar Support, Heated Bucket Seats, Power Windows with Retro Crank power switches.A New Dash Pad and this Bronco is Better than New.

Check out the One of a Kind Custom Aluminum Dash, with a Full Line of Auto Meter Gauges. Topped off with a High Power Kenworth Stereo hooked up to 4 top of the line Speakers with external feed for outside Speakers.

I have invested over $50,000 in this truck over the years. I have seen several 1978 or 79 Broncos “For Sale” on many different sites that are much less of a truck for stupid high prices. Check out the Pictures, you will be impressed. If you don’t think she’s worth $16K move on. There are other Trucks out there that you can invest more Money & Time into and get a lot less out of. If you’re looking for a 1978 or 79 Bronco, This is the One for You! 1979 is the 1styear of the Catalytic Exhaust.

She is also being shown on MuscleCarFantisy.com, alongside a Hot Custom 1971 Plymouth RoadRunner.


For any technical questions or to set up an appointment to view of the vehicle, you may contact Tom via text/call at 702-444-1843 or email at Travler1971@aol.com

Please contact Tom regarding any questions prior to purchase as all sales are final and no returns/refunds will be provided once the sale has been completed.

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