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Old April 18th, 2008, 08:59 AM   #1
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i was wondering if any of you would know what year ranger has the strongest frame. my buddy and i have a project goin and need a strong frame. we are putting a 460 in a ranger. i know it will need to be boxed and stuff but i would like to start with a strong frame for a ranger
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Old April 18th, 2008, 09:00 AM   #2
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Old April 18th, 2008, 10:46 AM   #3
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I've always put my 460 rangers on an Early bronco frames....they are cheep and already boxed....watch for rust !!:tonka:
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Old April 18th, 2008, 08:48 PM   #4
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oh well i just found a good deal on a ranger. but i think its an 89
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Old April 20th, 2008, 08:00 PM   #5
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Box the frame in and you should be good
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Old May 1st, 2008, 05:22 PM   #6
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i have a 93 ford explor fram if you ae intrested in it you can cum and pick it up
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Old May 1st, 2008, 08:41 PM   #7
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how much do ya want?
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Old May 5th, 2008, 10:36 PM   #8
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nothing you can cum pick it up it still has a explorer body on it but its yours if you want it. its going to the junk yard hear in the next 2-3 weeks its located in Bellaire MI up by travers city
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Old May 6th, 2008, 07:14 AM   #9
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ok. sweet. sounds good. ill pm u by the end of today
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Old May 6th, 2008, 09:29 AM   #10
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I wouldn't worry about that 89 frame. I've seen plenty of 80's Rangers with big blocks in them hold up well. I'm stuffing a 351W into a Ranger to drag race, with a 5-speed!! As long as you box it, you're good, and you only have to do that if you're running a lot of torque. A stock or slightly modified 460 won't hurt it. Or. just put a 'cage in it.
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im thinkn a ranger with a 460 should scoot. planin on heads, cam, intake, headers, carb, nothin to big unless the block needs to be bored a little then maby 30 or 40 ovr
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Old May 6th, 2008, 09:35 AM   #12
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76 meet at my house today to work out some plans? ur cell aint workn
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Old May 6th, 2008, 09:39 AM   #13
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yea like 330. my phones in my truck. ill call ya later. gota run a few arronds. im lookin at a cam 4 the 460.
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