1973 Ford Bronco on 2040cars
Fair Oaks, California, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Interior Color: White
Number of Cylinders: 8
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Drive Type: 4-wheel
Options: 4-Wheel Drive, Convertible
Power Options: Steering, Brakes
Sub Model: Exlporer
Exterior Color: Blue
Condition: UsedA vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections.Seller Notes:"This Bronco has its original paint with the only exceptions being some spots of primer on floor pans, engine compartment, passenger door,hood and rear door latch handle and in the engine compartment which was painted black. Like most of the other unrestored Broncos out there has some spots of rust which are found in varying degrees throughout the vehicle. It has some dents and scratches the most prominent being on the left front fender. Missing it's original headliner, a piece of chrome trim on left rear corner, glove box, rear view mirror, wheels, carpeting, driver and passenger floor pans and steering wheel. It has been lifted and original carb and intake replaced with a 4 barrel carb and aluminum intake manifold. Motor and Trans were rebuilt by previous owner including new exhaust. Recently added power front disk brake pads. Original seats with no tears;some blemishes. The dash pad is in poor condition ( cracked and faded). The engine thermostat doesn't work."
1973 Ford Bronco Explorer. This Bronco has its original paint and CA license plates with the original white seats which are in good condition with no rips or tears.
The original engine (302) and automatic transmission (C-4) were recently rebuilt by the previous owner and I have put on less than 4000 miles since purchasing it.
A new aluminum intake manifold.
A new carburetor , Headers and exhaust system were installed at the time of the rebuild.
A new electronic ignition system.
It has new front disk power brake pads installed about 3 months ago on a conversion kit put in by previous owner. The passenger and driver floor pans were replaced by the previous owner. It currently has aftermarket bumpers to accommodate a winch ( not included) and a spare tire ( not included).
I will include the original chrome front and rear bumpers (which are not pictured and are in excellent condition).
It has its original Dana 44 front end and stock rear end and it has about a 2-3 inch lift.
It has a new high output power steering pump and the box is in excellent condition.
It had new tires (31X10.50) and aluminum wheels put on when I purchased it About 4000 miles ago.
It also had new rubber seals installed around the driver and passenger doors.
It has the stock 12 gal rear fuel tank and an 8 gal side tank.
I have owned this vehicle for 2 years. I had the top off and stored it and the vehicle in my garage during the winter. I never drove it in the rain. I was going to finish restoring it but just don't have the interest any more. It is a great daily driver. It runs great with no issues.
It has minimal rust and most of its original parts. There are a couple of small dents the largest on the front left fender which I have included as a close-up in my pictures.
I am not the original owner and I bought it in Lodi CA from a private party who said they were the third owner.
I have tried to photograph all of the rust, dents/scratches and area's of concern to give everyone a clear idea of the condition of this vehicle.
I spent a year searching northern CA for one of these when I was in the market and this was the cleanest one in my price range that I came across in that time frame.
It drives and brakes straight and with the top on is very quiet inside which tells me it is a solid and well maintained vehicle.
I am not interested in shipping which means it is the responsibility of the Buyer to pick up or arrange for shipping to be completed within 1 week of completing the transaction. I am only accepting pay pal or cash as payment in person only. If you purchase this vehicle you must contact me within 48 hours of doing so to make arrangements for pick up and the transfer of the title. I have the title and it is clear and current. This vehicle is being sold AS IS without any kind of warranty or guarantee. Please ask questions and I will do all I can to give you complete and correct information.
I am only accepting cash or US cashiers check. VEHICLE WILL NOT BE RELEASED UNTIL FINAL PAYMENT HAS BEEN MADE WHICH MEANS IF YOU ARE PAYING WITH A CHECK THAT THE CHECK HAS BEEN RECEIVED, DEPOSITED, AND CLEARED MY ACCOUNT.
These are great investments and this one is a very popular color combination.
You are welcome to inspect the vehicle and I would encourage you to do so. Rick (916) 224-3199 if you have any questions.
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