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Brand Loyalty

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by 3 on the tree, Jun 21, 2006.

  1. 3 on the tree

    3 on the tree 1/2 ton status

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    Here's the deal. I have a cherry lo mile (47K) 370 horse 429 FORD engine. Looking at a 79 Bronco w/400 4 speed as a home for the 429. Would you guys still let me wheel with ya if I showed up in it? BTW, if I do this, the 70 will get restored and pampered, not beat up.:confused: :confused:
     
  2. muddysub

    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    brand loyalty is rediculous... run what works man. personally i love the old 78-79 broncos...
     
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    Cricket 3/4 ton status

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    As long as you have a good time who cares.
     
  4. CustomChevy

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    atleast its not a dodge
     
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    I really like those too, go for it
     
  6. divorced

    divorced 3/4 ton status

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    You couldn't wheel with me if you had a Bronco... but only because we live a thousand miles apart :haha:

    I have a '95 Mustang and 5 older Ford trucks, including a '79 Bronco. I'm not brand loyal. I buy what I think is cool and makes me happy.

    If you think the Bronco is cool... then go for it!



    :D
     
  7. BranndonC

    BranndonC 3/4 ton status

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    brand loyalty is not rediculous. people have opinions, and like different things. I may not like all country music, but love rock... I may not like sears, but love OSH, its all [SIZE=-1]preference. If i like all chevy body styles over fords, I can say i like chevy's better than fords. That doesn't mean i think any less of ford drivers, just that I'm loyal to chevy because I've liked their vehicles better my whole life. Does it mean chevy is better? No, do I hate ford? no, its just [/SIZE][SIZE=-1]preference. [/SIZE]
     
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    If you must do a Furd Donko, atleast get a late 60's. Always liked that body style.
     
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    My 429 won't fit twen the fenders of a 1st gen Bronco!:mad: Early Broncos are also very pricey, and I be poor.
     
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    I like the 78-79 2nd Gen Broncos. IMO when they were porduced in stock form they were far superior to a K5 in off road capabilities. They were stronger,better attack and departure angle, and sat 2" or 3" higher.
    Personally I have no brand loyality. I was just down at the local GM gealer looking to trade my Chev Montecarlo in on a low milage Toyota Highlander they had on their lot. The Trailblazers were just too ugly to even sit in.
    I have 2 Chevys,2 Fords, and one VW sitting in my drive way. Hopefully soon to be - one Chevy and have a Highlander or Lexus rx 300/330 to replace it.
     
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  11. Desert Rat

    Desert Rat Fetch the comfy chair

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    I originally planned on doing a 78-79 Bronco after selling my 90 Bronco. If I had to do the project all over again, I would've skipped the K5 and done the Bronco after all. I let a friend talk me into the Blazer because he claimed that Chevy parts were more plentiful. My Blazer has turned out nice, but I've always perferred Fords. I know, blasphemy for some, but the truth. I think both brands have their pro's and con's.
     
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    I wheel with two friends that have EB's, one that has a 78 Bronco, and another with an 83, plus a yota and Sami thrown into the mix, so yeah, you can still wheel with me.

    John
     
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    I'm very brand loyal. Only owned Chevy's all my life. My wife's grandfather left us a '67 F100 and I have thought a million times how much I wish it were a Chevy. I do like the early small broncos, but would rather have a 1st gen. K5. Just my opinion of course. Nothing against those that drive Furds. :D
     
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    Bitch!:D :D :D
     
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    atleast its not a dodge




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    You can wheel with me any time, I'll bring my Ford strap in case you get stuck. :D Seriously though, as much as I love my GM's, I have had Broncos,Sammies and at the moment a very capable cherokee. The '78-'79 F trucks are a good choice, though my favorite Ford engine is the 300 six.
     
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    You wont like the Fact there was a 1st gen in the junkyard around here then, complete with hard top... I havent been out there for awhile but I wanted it bad. Just needed a motor and rear axle
     
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    Why would You want a a late 60's over a 76-77? Same body style but the 76-77 had power disk brakes.


    Anyways the 78-79 Broncos rock. Great body lines, wouldn't mind having one along with My Blazer. I even dig the Ramchargers.
     
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    muddysub 1 ton suburban status Staff Member Moderator GMOTM Winner

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    yeah that body style was around from 66-77 in like 73 they added power steering and 75 was the first year of power brakes and steering... i used to be an EB nut!
     
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    Correct Me if I am wrong, but didn't the very first Broncos have Dana 30's in the front? Also the 76-77 were the only ones of the first gens with the big bearing 9" rear end.
     

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