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Old 09-15-2020, 09:05 PM   #1
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Well after being on the lookout for a lot of years looking for a full size Bronco
that was in good shape I happened to find my unicorn. It was right down the road from where I live and almost broke my neck when I drove by it.
Told the wife on the way back we were going to stop and lookand see if it met my check marks.
94-96 years model. Check 96
Eddie Bauer model-Check
Low miles for its age- Check right at 116k
5.8 351w- check
Very little rust- Check only at the bottom of the tailgate but not bad at all.

Had a few sleepless nights thinking about it. Called the owner scheduled at test drive and it was awesome. Steering was tight brakes were good, ac blew cold.
Inside was very nice. Don't believe the top has ever been off. Reached a deal we both could live with and picked it up this afternoon. I have always wanted a Bronco since I was a young kid and finally my dream came true.
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Old 09-15-2020, 09:08 PM   #2
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Super clean! Congrats on a sweet ride!
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Old 09-15-2020, 09:08 PM   #3
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Clean one! Congrats
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Old 09-15-2020, 09:09 PM   #4
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Very nice....Congrats!

I had a 96 Bronco and to this day I still regret selling it.
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Old 09-15-2020, 09:11 PM   #5
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Talk about a diamond in the rough!! Congrats!!
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Old 09-15-2020, 09:12 PM   #6
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Nice grab, I miss my ‘94 Eddie Bauer . “The deer hunter” aka OJ 2 (mine was white) was a beast of a ride, I lived outside of Tahoe and driving to work at the ski resorts it took its fair share of deer and never missed a beat. That and my ‘69 super beetle are the 2 cars I regret selling most
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Old 09-15-2020, 09:14 PM   #7
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Sweet. Paint it white and drive it slow on the freeway.. just me?
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Old 09-15-2020, 09:15 PM   #8
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Not bad, nice looking very clean truck. They are hard to find in that condition. Finding those trucks with dashes in good condition is pretty hard. I just saw one the same color, locally. I am pretty sure that is a 96 only color. I like that color.
I was working in a Ford dealer when they stopped making Broncos. I remember seeing many of them with a bucking bronco on the B pillar, of the 96s. With something like 30th anniversary. But then they dropped them.

We have had many Broncos in the family. I think the last one we had was a 94. I know we had two 78s, one 67, one 71, then a 88, 91, then a 92 and a 94 or 95.

I know we were all sad, when they told us, they were dropping the Bronco. Then they introduced the new 97 F150s and Expeditions in late 96, while the old body style trucks were still on the lot. The 92-96 trucks were good looking trucks. The 97 up, were hard to get used to, sucked to have to climb under the hood. They have changed a lot since those days.
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Old 09-15-2020, 09:16 PM   #9
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Thatís a nice rig and pretty dang clean! Nice grab!


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Old 09-15-2020, 09:18 PM   #10
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Sweet. Paint it white and drive it slow on the freeway.. just me?

If the glove fits...


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Old 09-15-2020, 09:22 PM   #11
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I’ve looked at a lot of blazers and broncos. That one is extremely nice for “daily driver” status. That dash and drivers seat will tell the tale and that one looks 95+%. Awesome find for sure. Enjoy it.
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Old 09-15-2020, 09:27 PM   #12
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Wow, that is a clean machine. I had a really nice 95 silver and black, same interior and engine. I averaged 16 mpg in that thing, really enjoyed it except for the back spare tire tailgate situation.
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Old 09-15-2020, 09:31 PM   #13
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Dang, dat hoopty is clean.
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Old 09-15-2020, 09:31 PM   #14
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Wow, that is a clean machine. I had a really nice 95 silver and black, same interior and engine. I averaged 16 mpg in that thing, really enjoyed it except for the back spare tire tailgate situation.
This one is rare with the spare tire being mounted inside. Also has a feature I have never seen with lighted turn signals in the mirrors. Cannot see them from inside but you can from the outside.
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Old 09-15-2020, 09:33 PM   #15
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Nice truck! My suggestion is get a soft top,
I love the one on my K5
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Old 09-15-2020, 09:40 PM   #16
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Looks great for that year. Showroom sharp.
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Old 09-15-2020, 09:52 PM   #17
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You lucked out on that one. Congrats on getting a really nice ride.


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Old 09-15-2020, 09:55 PM   #18
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Man that's a clean one for sure!
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Old 09-15-2020, 09:57 PM   #19
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That is awesome, I’ve also wanted one since I was a kid. Finally found one a couple years ago. It s at a buddy’s shop and he’s replacing the engine and repainting it. Someday I hope.
What size tires do you have, still debating what size I want.
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Old 09-15-2020, 10:00 PM   #20
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Wow - that is a great find
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Old 09-15-2020, 10:05 PM   #21
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Nice clean Bronco. Congrats
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Old 09-15-2020, 10:05 PM   #22
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Awesome ride. Good job
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Old 09-15-2020, 10:08 PM   #23
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That's the cleanest fullsized Bronco that I've seen in a while! Good Job!
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Old 09-15-2020, 10:21 PM   #24
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Very nice! Love the Broncos. My wife's favorite vehicle ever was a Bronce II Eddie Bauer Edition.
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Old 09-15-2020, 10:27 PM   #25
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Darn nice condition!!!!!
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Old 09-15-2020, 10:35 PM   #26
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Very nice Brad!!! Diana gonna let you drive it, or she gonna keep it for herself hahaha


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Old 09-15-2020, 10:53 PM   #27
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Oh, we will both drive it for sure!
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Old 09-16-2020, 05:02 AM   #28
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Very nice! I love those Broncos from that time frame. One day would like to have one too.
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Old 09-16-2020, 05:04 AM   #29
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Man that is clean
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Old 09-16-2020, 06:36 AM   #30
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That is awesome, Iíve also wanted one since I was a kid. Finally found one a couple years ago. It s at a buddyís shop and heís replacing the engine and repainting it. Someday I hope.
What size tires do you have, still debating what size I want.
Those are 31x10.5x15 tires. probably going to stay with that size. I dont know if 33x12.5x15 will fit and I want to keep the Stock rims and not planning on lifting it.
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Old 09-16-2020, 08:20 AM   #31
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Nice find!
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Old 09-16-2020, 08:21 AM   #32
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CONGRATS on great find! Super good condition.

Here are some pics of our '95. I think it's got 104K on it now. Absolutely love driving it around. Like you, I am wanting to put bigger tires on. These have almost no wear, but are older. May lift, may not. Just hate to mess with such a nice truck. If you get some bigger tires please post pics!
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Old 09-16-2020, 08:30 AM   #33
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Love that body style. Good find forsure
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Old 09-16-2020, 08:31 AM   #34
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Awesome ride.
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Old 09-16-2020, 08:37 AM   #35
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Great find!
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Old 09-16-2020, 08:58 AM   #36
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Awesome rig, great find, that's super clean.
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Old 09-16-2020, 09:10 AM   #37
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Very nice! only thing I would change is the exhaust.
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Old 09-16-2020, 09:17 AM   #38
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Oh man!!!! What clean rig!! I had the same 96 model in the green with cream top. I loved that vehicle and is the only vehicle I regret selling. Now you've got me thinking about starting the search for one! I am really curious what these trade for if you wouldn't mind sharing, you can pm me if you dont want to post here.
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Old 09-16-2020, 10:48 AM   #39
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That is one clean awesome looking Bronco. Very nice
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Old 09-16-2020, 10:51 AM   #40
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HOME RUN RIGHT THERE! I been wanting one of those for a while.
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Old 09-16-2020, 10:54 AM   #41
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She is a beauty. I had one in High School. Would love to have another one day. Congrats.


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Old 09-16-2020, 10:58 AM   #42
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Good looking brick nose. I also have a 96. Mine is far less equipped than yours. Have fun with it.


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Old 09-16-2020, 12:53 PM   #43
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Looks almost new.
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Old 09-16-2020, 01:12 PM   #44
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Diamond in the rough for sure. Nice find!
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Old 09-16-2020, 01:32 PM   #45
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Congrats!
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Old 09-16-2020, 01:54 PM   #46
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Good looking rig.
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Old 09-16-2020, 01:56 PM   #47
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Very clean. Would love an all original Z71 stepside near same year model to cruise on the weekends. Most are abused by now. Had one in high school should of never let go.
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Old 09-16-2020, 02:11 PM   #48
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Nice, now take it out in the mud!!!!!

did you buy any lottery tickets?????
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Old 09-16-2020, 02:16 PM   #49
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dang that is nice! great find!
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Old 09-16-2020, 03:04 PM   #50
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Those are 31x10.5x15 tires. probably going to stay with that size. I dont know if 33x12.5x15 will fit and I want to keep the Stock rims and not planning on lifting it.
Thanks on tire size, those look good. Think I will go with 10.50
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