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Old 09-15-2013, 05:27 PM   #11
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I haven't heard the name Bill Stroppe mentioned in a long time.
Todd and Andrew, mentioned above, have some original Stroppe Bronco's as does another friend here in San Diego. The have become highly sought after and valuable.

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Baja: nice Bronco! Did you happen to know Scott McKenzie?
Only by name really - different circles.
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Old 09-15-2013, 07:35 PM   #12
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Awesome!!!

I love the rigs (I think) you posted up from last year's race?
Seeing this project only makes me wish I had a garage or shop right now even more... Sometimes renting sucks.
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Old 09-15-2013, 11:32 PM   #13
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Interesting project you have there. I'm going out on a limb and guess you won't be able to put plates on it and drive it down, even with a streetable engine. Well, not very far out on a limb.
Would not be a problem at all to register in Oregon. I have no idea about Kalifornia though.

Game days are not that bad in Corvallis, other than getting a room. The bad traffic only last for about 90 minutes after the game.
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Old 09-16-2013, 02:56 PM   #14
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Re: It is a sickness I have - can't pass up a cool project.

After all the work you had in the Blazer it must have been a tough decision to sell it. Nice lookin Bronco. How crazy are you going to go rebuilding the suspension?

I may be coming back up from mainland Mexico and Baja the third week in October. Any chance you will have the Bronco by then. I'd love to swing by and check it out.
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Old 09-17-2013, 01:35 AM   #15
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After all the work you had in the Blazer it must have been a tough decision to sell it. Nice lookin Bronco. How crazy are you going to go rebuilding the suspension?

I may be coming back up from mainland Mexico and Baja the third week in October. Any chance you will have the Bronco by then. I'd love to swing by and check it out.
I didn't sell the Blazer, I have way too much in that to ever sell it. I sold my race truck that I have had for just a few years.

Bronco needs to be picked up by the end of the month; I believe that my friend will be able to do it next week. Called my engine builder to get him ready for the job and hope to have everything else gone through for the NORRA race. Come on by the shop on your way north.
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Old 09-18-2013, 04:48 PM   #16
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...Called my engine builder to get him ready for the job and hope to have everything else gone through for the NORRA race...
So, will the distributor be in the front of the engine, or the back of the engine?


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...Called my engine builder to get him ready for the job and hope to have everything else gone through for the NORRA race...
So, will the distributor be in the front of the engine, or the back of the engine?


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...Called my engine builder to get him ready for the job and hope to have everything else gone through for the NORRA race...
So, will the distributor be in the front of the engine, or the back of the engine?


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Herb, are you asking if the Brand 'C' engine will go back in there, or if he will install a proper Ford engine?

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