Nathan Doyle’s 1988 Ford Bronco II

Filed in 1984-1988 Ford Bronco II, 2WD Ford Bronco II by on March 6, 2017 • views: 2295

Nathan Doyle of Baltimore Maryland is the owner of this beautiful 1988 Ford Bronco II. Nathan wanted to build something unique, and chose to start with a Bronco II for his platform.

Just about everything on this truck has been shaved or filled in. It features a suspension and body drop, along with a full custom interior and sound system.

Here’s a break down of it features and modifications:

Wheels & Tires:

Wheels: 19×7.5 Falken Torque 5

Tires: Falken Azenis 215/35ZR19

1988 Ford Bronco II Custom Seats

Chassis Modifications:

Suspension Front: Dream Beams, airbags cantilevered on radius arms, 2wd front crossmember

Suspension Rear: Back-half tube frame, four-link with ‘bags cantilevered on lower bars

Valves: Aim Industries block manifold

Gas Tank: Stainless steel 20-gallon built by Jason Doyle

Detail Work: Painted suspension and painted and smoothed frame

Body Modifications:

Shaved: Front and rear bumpers, driprails, cowl, door handles, wipers, antenna, taillights, turn signals, marker lights, valance, front fenders, rocker seams, mirrors, firewall, tailgate handle

Body-dropped: 4-inch traditional

Front End: Molded front grille, bumper, fenders

Back End: Grant Kustoms Ranger roll pan, handmade taillight fillers

Suicide Doors: Thorbecke Brothers hinges

Misc.: Fenderwells capped, inside fenders molded in at doors, radiused door and hood corners, straightened hood and cowl


Brand and Colors: PPG Grace Green and Gentry Silver, House of Kolor Marblizer, and other colors from Marty’s Paint Supply

Airbrushing: Custom graphics by Preston Doyle

Misc.: Graphics and paint on dash, center console, and speaker box


Seats: Pontiac Fiero seats with headrests cut off wrapped in green and grey tweed

Dash: Custom-built with a 1950 Dodge Desoto, part Bronco II, and the rest handmade

Door Panels: Custom-built with green tweed and grey tweed graphics

Center Console: Custom fiberglass following contour of seats

Headliner: Stock rewrapped in green tweed with grey ribs to match roof ribs

Gauges: Aurora, painted to match


Head Unit: Sony

Subwoofers: 12″ Sony Xplod

Amplifier for Subwoofers: Sony

Custom Fabrication: Fiberglass door panel speaker pods and sub box


Intake: Custom-made intake plenum by Jason Doyle

Rearend Type: 1989 Ford Ranger

Inner Fenders: Tubbed front and rear

Detail work: Painted and detailed


Who says Bronco II’s can’t make cool mini trucks. This is definitely a cool looking truck, and is here to inspire the rest of you Bronco II owners.



Jim Oaks

About the Author ()

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 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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