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Old November 16th, 2010, 08:11 PM   #41
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Nice work, and great documentation along the way.

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Old November 17th, 2010, 08:38 AM   #42
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the rangers bad a**
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Old November 17th, 2010, 08:45 AM   #43
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Just out of curiousity... Are you going to finish you bed? By that i mean put the front part of it back on?
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Old November 17th, 2010, 12:14 PM   #44
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Yeah, just don't feel like messing with it yet, but honestly I don't mind the unfinshedness of it.

I have had ideas to add a bed cage and run a roll bar thru the gap, slider to slider and attach the bed to that, IDK. Welding sheet metal sucks.
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Old November 17th, 2010, 12:15 PM   #45
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Nice work, and great documentation along the way.

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Thank you! I like to take pictures lol


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Old November 17th, 2010, 12:35 PM   #46
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Ranger looks great
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Old November 17th, 2010, 04:16 PM   #47
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Wow man I love the truck! Im about to do the same to my B2 but Im using King coilovers instead. Keep the updates coming.


Hows it ride on the street with the air shocks?
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Old November 17th, 2010, 06:04 PM   #48
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I like the Air shocks, can't really tell a difference, drives like stock pretty much. Only compaint, the front will dive while braking and lean while turning, enough where I had to get used to it....but, I love how the front lifts when I get on it.....feel like I am driving a prerunner in a race everytime I drive it!
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Old November 19th, 2010, 12:30 AM   #49
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that thing is bad ass
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Old November 20th, 2010, 02:42 AM   #50
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I like the Air shocks, can't really tell a difference, drives like stock pretty much. Only compaint, the front will dive while braking and lean while turning, enough where I had to get used to it....but, I love how the front lifts when I get on it.....feel like I am driving a prerunner in a race everytime I drive it!
Put a sway bar of some sort back on it.
Looking good.
I like the rock rail-to-rock rail bed bar idea.
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Old November 20th, 2010, 09:38 AM   #51
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I think I will run it the way it is for now, I don't mind it too bad.

Updates later today....some new stuff showed up....
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Old November 20th, 2010, 05:30 PM   #52
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Got all the flares put on, got my adaptors for the rear today and put on. I rolled the new chewies up infront of the truck to put em on but they wont fit with out new lug nuts, I got some with them, but different size thread. They have shank style lug nuts and I could buy some, but I would rather have steel wheels. SO here is the new look, on jackstands, but it wont last long, gonna swap rims.





check the new width



new to me axle.....think I'm gonna try and take the axles out of it and put it in the ranger housing with a new 31spline locker. Then I can prep the new housing for a 4 link maybe???



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Old November 20th, 2010, 08:03 PM   #53
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Excellent looking Ranger, I've just started an RBV project myself and yours will certainly provide some insperation. How long did you make your radius arms? Also, I really like the bumper, what size material did you make it out of?
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Old November 20th, 2010, 08:24 PM   #54
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Excellent looking Ranger, I've just started an RBV project myself and yours will certainly provide some insperation. How long did you make your radius arms? Also, I really like the bumper, what size material did you make it out of?
Thanks! I will have to measure the arms, can't remember right off hand. And thanks about the bumper, it is 1.375 dia DOM tube .120 wall, or 1" pipe (about 1.375 dia)....it is a mixture of both
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Old November 20th, 2010, 08:40 PM   #55
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sweet looking shoes...lol sorry about the lugs. thanks for the trade.
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Old November 20th, 2010, 08:46 PM   #56
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no problem! Thanks for the deal! How are the tires treating you? Any pictures with them on?
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Old November 20th, 2010, 10:17 PM   #57
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Tires are awesome. I could actually hear myself think on the way home.... pics tomorrow
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Like the look.
What did you use for flares?
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Old November 21st, 2010, 09:24 AM   #59
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Thanks

I used Pacer Fexy Flares
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Old November 22nd, 2010, 05:37 PM   #60
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Looks awesome! Very nice work. I really like the looks of having a bed on it. Not a big fan of having no bed. Still have those 2wd I beams?
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