Ford Bronco Lovers

Thinking About Restoring A Ford Bronco, You Better Hurry

1977 Ford BroncoIt isn’t surprising that a vehicle that was originally developed as a workhorse, the majority of first-generation Broncos were put out to pasture long ago. Very few still remain in original condition and most of the survivors come with performance and/or vocational modifications. It’s a phenomenon that parallels with vintage muscle cars, which were commonly modified soon after purchase. Just like the muscle cars, the highest values for vintage Broncos will be going to those in original condition.

Smart buyers that are seeking a to own a classic Bronco to do some serious off-road driving should focus their energy primarily on those that have already had modifications. These are typically less expensive than the stock-condition vehicles in similar condition and, depending on the upgrades, a modified Bronco will probably save considerable money because much of the work has already been completed.

Many Broncos that would otherwise be stock are often found to have upsized off-road tires and it is very common for them to have had the rear fender cut away to be fitted with fender flares.  Without question “un-cut” Broncos are more desirable today because of their relative scarcity. A Bronco that has been flared will be cheaper to buy, but you won’t get as much on the resale, either. Continue reading “Ford Bronco Lovers”