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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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: 2737

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: 2946

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
2020 Ford Bronco Renderings

2020 Ford Bronco Renderings

Filed in 2020 Ford Bronco by on April 10, 2018 • views: 3769

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 […]

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Nemisus 1987 Ford Bronco II 4×4
Nemisus 1987 Ford Bronco II 4x4

Nemisus 1987 Ford Bronco II 4×4

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II, Solid Axle Bronco II's by on April 2, 2018 • views: 3412

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 […]

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1988 Ford Bronco II 4×4 – Green With Envy
1988 Ford Bronco II 4x4 - Green With Envy

1988 Ford Bronco II 4×4 – Green With Envy

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II by on March 5, 2018 • views: 3554

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 […]

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4xranger 1984 Ford Bronco II
4xranger 1984 Ford Bronco II

4xranger 1984 Ford Bronco II

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II, Solid Axle Bronco II's by on February 4, 2018 • views: 6405

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 […]

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Ready For The Bronco II Replacement?
Ready For The Bronco II Replacement?

Ready For The Bronco II Replacement?

Filed in 2020 Ford Bronco by on January 2, 2018 • views: 3668

The upcoming Ford Bronco will share the Ford Ranger platform, just like the 1983-1990 Ford Bronco II was based off of the 1983-1990 Ford Ranger. The Bronco will actually be based off of the Ford Everest ( also known as the Ford Endeavour in the Indian market), but will receive a facelift for the U.S. […]

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1987 Bobby Bronco II 4X4
1987 Bobby Bronco II 4X4

1987 Bobby Bronco II 4X4

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II by on January 1, 2018 • views: 10576

Jeremy Surratt had a 1988 Ford Bronco II 4×4 that he called Bobby Bronco II. After 18 years of ownership, rust had taken its toll on the Bronco. Jeremy found a 1987 Eddie Bauer Ford Bronco II as a donor vehicle, but it was only 2WD. Jeremy had already done a V8 swap on the […]

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BroncoIIer’s 1988 Ford Bronco II
BroncoIIer's 1988 Ford Bronco II

BroncoIIer’s 1988 Ford Bronco II

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, Solid Axle Bronco II's by on December 10, 2017 • views: 7425

This nicely built 1988 Eddie Bauer Ford Bronco II is owned by forum member ‘BroncoIIer’.  When he bought his Bronco II, it already had a 4-inch Skyjacker suspension lift and 33″ x 12.50″ Interco TRXUS MT tires. After about 6 months, the passenger side head gasket let go, so BroncoIIer purchased a 1992 Ford Explorer with a […]

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Harley’s 1986 Eddie Bauer Bronco II
Harley's 1986 Eddie Bauer Bronco II

Harley’s 1986 Eddie Bauer Bronco II

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II by on December 10, 2017 • views: 3108

Eddie Bauer was a sportsman, merchant, and inventor whose knack for design produced some of the twentieth century’s most useful outerwear and recreational equipment. He was among the first to use goose down to line and insulate jackets, and created the flight parka that came to be known as the “Bomber Jacket” worn by thousands […]

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1985 Bronze Bronco II
1985 Bronze Bronco II

1985 Bronze Bronco II

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 2WD Ford Bronco II by on November 13, 2017 • views: 2703

I recently found this Bronco II for sale while browsing the Internet. While it may not be styled to my personal liking, I am glad to see that there are still some solid Bronco II’s out there. The stock tan interior is actually in really good shape and is free of rips or cracks. The […]

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1986 Ford Bronco II Bomber
1986 Ford Bronco II Bomber

1986 Ford Bronco II Bomber

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 4WD Ford Bronco II by on October 24, 2017 • views: 4321

What possessed Bobby Quarnstrom to build a Bronco II? And to not just slightly improve it, but to make his 1986 model into a full-bore 4×4 off road rig that he regularly takes on hard core, off-road trips to Baja? He literally bought it for $180, that’s why. Actually, he bought two of them for […]

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Project Budget Bronco II views: 731

This 1984 Ford Bronco II is owned by forum member ‘Sweet-85’. His goal is to “have a completely self sufficient vehicle I can take anywhere…”. I think he’s done a great job working towards that goal. The Bronco II’s specifications are: 2.8L V6 with a Duraspark conversion (So long TFI!) 5-speed manual transmission Dana 35 […]

James Duff’s 1984 Ford Bronco II views: 538

If you’re a fan of the Ford Bronco II, then you’ve probably heard of James Duff, and James Duff Enterprises. James Duff’s experience with Ford Bronco’s goes back to the 1960’s. Over the years he’s modified, raced, and even developed his own products for the Ford Bronco. When the Ford Bronco II came out in […]

1989 Bronco II Caged Chop Top views: 662

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 […]

Is Ford’s Troller The Next Bronco? views: 1316

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 […]