Nathan Doyle’s 1988 Ford Bronco II

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

Paint:

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

Interior:

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

Stereo:

Head Unit: Sony

Subwoofers: 12″ Sony Xplod

Amplifier for Subwoofers: Sony

Custom Fabrication: Fiberglass door panel speaker pods and sub box

Engine/Performance:

Intake: Custom-made intake plenum by Jason Doyle

Rearend Type: 1989 Ford Ranger

Inner Fenders: Tubbed front and rear

Detail work: Painted and detailed

Opinion:

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
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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.

Jim Oaks
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