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Hellwig Early Bronco

1968 Bronco build, barely anything left over from 1968 though. Art Morrison frame, 5.0L Ford Racing Coyote crate motor, Currie axles, Fox coilovers, etc

Headers

1968 Ford Bronco

Headers and exhaust are done besides some heat proofing

Exhaust

1968 Ford Bronco

Headers and exhaust are done besides some heat proofing

Coyote Hiding

1968 Ford Bronco

The 5.0L Coyote crate engine waiting to be wired and plumbed!

Back from Body Shop

1968 Ford Bronco

Back from the body shop! Rust free, custom fenders, filled seams and shaved trim.

Back from Body Shop

1968 Ford Bronco

Back from the body shop! Rust free, custom fenders, filled seams and shaved trim.

Back from Body Shop

1968 Ford Bronco

Back from the body shop! Rust free, custom fenders, filled seams and shaved trim.

Front Fender Flares

1968 Ford Bronco

Custom steel front fender flares

Rear Fender Flares

1968 Ford Bronco

Custom steel rear fender flares

Coming back home

1968 Ford Bronco

The ProMaster towing the Bronco back to the Hellwig factory from the body shop

Bodywork

1968 Ford Bronco

Custom fenders and lots of rust replacement is on the home stretch

Bodywork

1968 Ford Bronco

Custom fenders and lots of rust replacement is on the home stretch

Front Radius Arms

1968 Ford Bronco

Front radius arms good, measuring for coilover mounts

Full Tuck

1968 Ford Bronco

Need some fender work to fit 37s...

Steering

1968 Ford Bronco

Steering all installed

Rear Suspension

1968 Ford Bronco

Rear 4 link with prototype sway bar and Currie axles

Steering

1968 Ford Bronco

PSC hydro assist installed

Currie Axles

1968 Ford Bronco

Currie Enterprises fabricated 9" installed, now working on steering

T-Case Mount

1968 Ford Bronco

T-case mount under 6r80 and Atlas T-Case

Rear Suspension

1968 Ford Bronco

4 link, measuring for coilovers

Rear Suspension

1968 Ford Bronco

4 link, measuring for coilovers

Clearances

1968 Ford Bronco

Flexed and turning, needs fender trimming

Tires

1968 Ford Bronco

They fit at droop going straight...

Tires

1968 Ford Bronco

They fit at droop going straight...

Engine

1968 Ford Bronco

The 5.0L Coyote is in it's home

Tire Tests

1968 Ford Bronco

Checking inner fender clearances

Engine

1968 Ford Bronco

The 5.0L Coyote is in it's home after some inner fender trimming

Fender Trimming

1968 Ford Bronco

Inner fender trimming to fit the Coyote motor

Drivetrain

1968 Ford Bronco

Finishing drivetrain frame mounts

Engine Mounts

1968 Ford Bronco

Coyote engine mounts ion the Art Morrison frame

Engine Mounts

1968 Ford Bronco

Coyote engine mounts on the Art Morrison frame

Transmission Member

1968 Ford Bronco

Transmission cross member and skid plate on the Art Morrison frame

Coilover Mounts

1968 Ford Bronco

The rear coilover mounts and crossmember on the Art Morrison frame

Coilover Mounts

1968 Ford Bronco

The front coilover mounts on the Art Morrison frame

AME Frame

1968 Ford Bronco

Custom Art Morrison Frame arrived

AME Frame

1968 Ford Bronco

Custom Art Morrison Frame arrived

Currie Axles

1968 Ford Bronco

Currie Enterprises fabricated 9"

Coyote Motor

1968 Ford Bronco

The Ford Racing 5.0L Coyote crate motor

Deconstruction

1968 Ford Bronco

The body we planned on reusing, in the end most of it was replaced in rust repair but some still remains

Deconstruction

1968 Ford Bronco

The frame and drivetrain, none of this will be reused

Deconstruction

1968 Ford Bronco

Removing the body

Deconstruction

1968 Ford Bronco

Interior and fenders gone

Deconstruction

1968 Ford Bronco

Removing the interior

Deconstruction

1968 Ford Bronco

Removing the interior

Original

1968 Ford Bronco

Before it gets torn apart

Original

1968 Ford Bronco

Before it gets torn apart

Original

1968 Ford Bronco

Before it gets torn apart

Hellwig Bronco

1968 Ford Bronco

How we bought it before any modifications

Original Interior

1968 Ford Bronco

Had seen better days

Oringial Motor

1968 Ford Bronco

The original 289, it kinda ran...

Hellwig Bronco

1968 Ford Bronco

How we bought it before any modifications