Rare 1st Year Bronco - Barn Find - Rough But Complete - Perfect For Build
Price: US $4,500.00 Item location: Dover, Kentucky, United States
- Make: Ford
- Model: Bronco
- Year: 1966
- Mileage: 85214
- Engine size: 170
- Number of cylinders: 6
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: 4WD
- Interior color: White
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1966 Ford BroncoRARE 1ST YEAR 1966 BRONCOBUY IT FOR PARTS OR SOME COOL BRONCO YARD ART!
This Bronco is rough, but we felt it was worth saving and hope at least its parts might breathe life into another Bronco build. Especially being a rare 1st year 1966 Bronco. We envision someone will likely want the frame and parts to use to rebuild a new 1966 Bronco.
We found this poor old gal buriedin a field with weeds so high you could not even see it. It belonged to a family in KY that had used it as a Hunting and Plow vehicle until it had a been put out to pasture so time ago. Unfortunatelythe family was not been able to locate the title so it will be sold with only a Bill of Sale. In most states a Bill of Sale and a Statement of Facts will get you a new title for any vehicle over 25 years old. This should be the case with this old truck.
Exterior: As you can see, everything is there including the hardtop. The metal is got quite a bit of rust and the front passenger side quarter panel looks like it had a fight with a tree one hunting trip.
Interior: The interior appears to be complete, along with the dash/gauge cluster, steering wheel, bench seat, etc.
Mechanical:We have not tried to start the motor or turn it over, but itappears to be all original and complete.
1966 Bronco Info:Early Bronco Production Started on October 1, 1965 The first models were available only with a 105 hp 170 cid six cylinder derived from Ford's Falcon lineup. The only available transmission was Ford's 3.03 three speed manual with a column mounted shifter. Transmission ratios behind the six cylinder were: 3.41:1 first, 1.86:1 second, and 1:1 third. When the 289 V8 option was introduced in March 1966, the three speed manual behind it had ratios of: 2.99:1 first, 1.46 second, and 1:1 third. The transfer case was a Bronco specific Dana 20 with a low range ratio of 2.46:1. Unique to the models was a tall shifter with a shift pattern matching that of the T-handle shifter, but with a J- handle style ball mounted on top. Most '66s also had rear shock absorbers that angled forward in front of the axle with stud mounts at the top instead of the later rear-canted eye mount shocks. The Bronco, with a 92 inch wheelbase was offered in wagon, half cab, and roadster configurations. The roadster option was not very popular and was discontinued after 1968. Standard brakes were 11 x 2" front drums and 10 x 2.5" drums on the rear on the small bearing(2780 lb.) axle and 11 x 1.75" drums on the large bearing(3300 lb.) axle. All Broncos employed a Ford 9" rear axle and until 1971, a Dana 30 front axle rated at 2,500 lb. Axle ratios were 3.50:1, 4.11:1 and 4.57:1(6 cyl. only). The standard gas tank held 14.5 gallon with an optional 11.5 gallon second tank available. The interior was a silver-grey color, including the seats and the sun visors. The inner door panels and the dash board were painted a gray color. There was a black vinyl mat in the front of the vehicle. The door and the window crank handles, along with the seats were all changed in 1967. The drivers side mirror was a round mirror that mounted to the side of the fender. The rear view mirror screwed to the windshield frame. The front and rear bumpers were cut straight on the ends instead of on an angle. The rear shock was mounted on the front side of the rear axle. None of the brakes were self adjusting. The tail lights were a solid red, without the white square for the reverse lights. Options for '66 (including dealer installed accessories) included: Warn free wheeling hubs, snow plow kits, winches, tachometers, Air Lift front auxiliary springs, trailer hitches, tow hooks, etc. Most of the options and many others were included through the Bronco's twelve year run. There were 4,090 Roadsters produced. There were 6,930 Pick-Ups produced. There were 12,756 Wagons produced. Bringing the total to 23,776 of E.B. Production in 1966.
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