Jim Oaks

Jim Oaks

As a Ford Ranger enthusiast who enjoys modifying my Ford Rangers for off-road use, I quickly discovered that there wasn’t any websites dedicated to the subject. So in 1999, I created TheRangerStation.com. As That site began to grow, I began to see a lot of Bronco II owners join the site, since it shared the same platform with the Ranger. That caused me to create the 'Bronco II Corral' as a photo gallery, which spawned off in to the website you're visiting today. Thanks for taking the time to check it out.

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Recent Articles #1

1989 Bronco II Caged Chop Top

1989 Bronco II Caged Chop Top

Filed in 1989-1990 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II, Ford Bronco II Chop Top by on March 1, 2019 • views: 148

This 1989 Ford Bronco II 4×4 owned by forum member ‘smash9002’ appeared in our forums back in 2008. However, I’ve always admired the cage that he added to his chop top, and I feel like it needs to be preserved here to serve as inspiration to others. This Bronco II features: 4.0L V6 backed by […]

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Recent Articles #2

Is Ford’s Troller The Next Bronco?
Is Ford's Troller The Next Bronco?

Is Ford’s Troller The Next Bronco?

Filed in 2020 Ford Bronco by on February 1, 2019 • views: 514

While people hotly anticipate the return of the 2020 Ford Bronco, Ford’s Troller brand in Brazil is already imagining an off-roader that could be the next best thing. The Troller T4 Xtreme concept looks like a modern interpretation of Ford’s classic SUV, and The Ford Design Center in Camaçari is even responsible for this vehicle’s […]

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Raúl Roberto Tapia’s Bronco II
Raul Roberto Tapia's Bronco II

Raúl Roberto Tapia’s Bronco II

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II, Solid Axle Bronco II's by on January 4, 2019 • views: 801

I’m always looking for interesting examples of Bronco II’s. It’s especially interesting when I found examples that aren’t from the United States or Canada. This cool example is owned by Raúl Roberto Tapia of Mexico. Even though this is a 1987 Ford Bronco II, it has received the full Bronco treatment including: Ford 302 V8 swap […]

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MGnut’s Ford Bronco II In Russia
MGnut's Ford Bronco II In Russia

MGnut’s Ford Bronco II In Russia

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II by on December 1, 2018 • views: 1018

As Bronco II enthusiasts, and given the fact that the Ford Bronco II was only made from 1984-1990, sometimes we have to hunt down the parts we need to finish our projects. Now imagine that you live in Russia! Alexander Arbuzov (MGnut) is the proud owner of this 1987 Ford Bronco II 4×4. And as you […]

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Dan Bastian’s 1990 Ford Bronco II 4×4
Dan Bastian's 1990 Ford Bronco II

Dan Bastian’s 1990 Ford Bronco II 4×4

Filed in 1989-1990 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II by on November 1, 2018 • views: 1495

While at the Dearborn Michigan Meet & Greet, I met up with Dan Bastian and checked out his 1990 Ford Bronco II 4×4. At first glance this may look like a typical Bronco II that’s lifted and riding on 35-inch tires. But closer examination reveals that it’s more than that. The suspension is a James […]

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Overlanding Bronco II
Overlanding Bronco II

Overlanding Bronco II

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II, Overlanding by on October 1, 2018 • views: 2219

You don’t see a lot of Ford Bronco II’s set up for overlanding, so it’s nice when you actually find one. Chris Rodriguez has done a great job setting his up for some off pavement adventures. The stock Dana 28 and Ford 7.5-inch axles were replaced with larger Dana 35 and Ford 8.8 axles. ARB air […]

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1987 Ford Bronco II 2.3L Turbo Diesel?
1987 Ford Bronco II 2.3L Turbo Diesel?

1987 Ford Bronco II 2.3L Turbo Diesel?

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II by on September 18, 2018 • views: 1755

I stumbled across an article on ‘Barn Finds’ talking about this 1987 Ford Bronco II Turbo for sale for $2,500. According to the seller: “Recently just bought this 87 Bronco, but unfortunately won’t be able to keep due to having a baby and not being the safest car since it’s doesn’t have airbags. Truck is […]

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Copykat’s Bronco IV
Copykat's Bronco IV

Copykat’s Bronco IV

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II by on August 4, 2018 • views: 3093

Joel Haywood (AKA Copykat) built what has probably been one of the most inspirational Bronco II’s to appear online. His “Bronco IV” started with a 1987 Ford Bronco II body, and a 1989 Bronco II frame. The interior came from a 1990 Ford Bronco II. What really makes Joel’s Bronco II so unique is his […]

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Brian’s (deathbypsi) 1986 Bronco II AKA ‘Gilligan’
1986 Bronco II AKA 'Gilligan'

Brian’s (deathbypsi) 1986 Bronco II AKA ‘Gilligan’

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II, Solid Axle Bronco II's by on July 1, 2018 • views: 3171

This stout little Bronco II 4×4 is owned and built by forum member ‘deathbypsi’ (Brian R.). Brian found the Bronco II on South Bass Island (right outside of Put-In-Bay), off the shores of Sandusky Ohio. It had sat for over a decade due to a bad motor, and the previous owner was having difficulties finding […]

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1988 Ford Bronco II V8 4×4
1988 Ford Bronco II V8 4x4

1988 Ford Bronco II V8 4×4

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II by on June 5, 2018 • views: 2809

While searching the internet looking for a Bronco II to feature on the front page, I came across this 1988 Ford Bronco II V8 4×4 on ebay. The Bronco II features: 302 Ford V8 Flowmaster muffler Summit 4-barrel carburetor Summit intake manifold MSD electronic ignition MSD sparkplugs wires Serpentine pulley conversion kit 5-speed manual transmission (FM146) BF Goodrich […]

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B2swiss’s 1989 Ford Bronco II
B2swiss's 1989 Ford Bronco II

B2swiss’s 1989 Ford Bronco II

Filed in 1989-1990 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II by on June 5, 2018 • views: 2226

Chances are, if you’ve searched online very much for Bronco II photos, you’ve probably seen a photo of this one. This Bronco II has been online for quite sometime, and is owned by internet user B2swiss. After rolling a previous Bronco II in Moab, he decided to build another one. This 1989 Bronco II XLT […]

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Donnie Chambers (donaldcon) 1988 Bronco II
Donnie Chambers (donaldcon) 1988 Bronco II

Donnie Chambers (donaldcon) 1988 Bronco II

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II, Solid Axle Bronco II's by on May 1, 2018 • views: 2494

Some of you may recognize this 1988 Bronco II owned by Donnie Chambers AKA donaldcon. I’m happy to feature it here, and share some of the Bronco II’s history with you. Current Specifications: 1988 Bronco II 1991 Ranger 4.0 V6 Swap M5OD Manual Transmission BW1354 Trasfer Case 1974 Ford Bronco Dana 44 converted to disc […]

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2020 Ford Bronco Renderings views: 3119

Ford is bringing the Bronco back in 2020. And, as part of its larger mission to take the fight to Jeep directly, the Baby Bronco will compete with Jeep’s smaller offerings, like the Renegade and even, to a lesser degree, the Subaru Crosstrek. But what will it look like? Ford released a dark teaser image […]

Nemisus 1987 Ford Bronco II 4×4 views: 2713

One of the long time Bronco II owners that has frequented the online forums over the years is ‘Nemisus’. He built up his 1987 Ford Bronco II with 8-inches of lift using Skyjacker and James Duff parts. He eventually replaced the stock Dana 28 front axle with a full width high pinion Dana 44 with […]

1988 Ford Bronco II 4×4 – Green With Envy views: 3107

I’m always looking for nice examples of Ford Bronco II’s to share. There’s definitely some good ones still out there. This one from ClassicCars.com caught my eye, especially since they want $45,000 for it. As much as I love the Bronco II, it’s by no means an early Bronco, and that’s the price range this […]

4xranger 1984 Ford Bronco II views: 5510

Wouldn’t it have been great if the Bronco II had come with an open top like the other Bronco’s ford produced? Some owners have overcome this by cutting the top off of their Bronco II’s. And, some turn out better than others. The Bronco II you see pictured above started out as the 1984 Ford […]