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Old May 3rd, 2006, 10:15 PM   #1
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added a 1.5" coil spacers. 33's with new wheels on the way. and yes i know the bed doesn't align with the cab.

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Old May 4th, 2006, 07:39 AM   #2
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whats up with the rollbar?
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Old May 4th, 2006, 07:56 AM   #3
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I like it.
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Old May 4th, 2006, 08:02 AM   #4
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what do u mean? there's nothing wrong with it.
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Old May 4th, 2006, 12:44 PM   #5
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I think he's referring to the fact that its in the middle of the bed instead of up close to the cab like 99.9% of pickup rollbars.
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Old May 4th, 2006, 07:49 PM   #6
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I think he's referring to the fact that its in the middle of the bed instead of up close to the cab like 99.9% of pickup rollbars.
well to each his own. in my opinion it looks better back further. i would have to modify the bars mounting plates to move it up all the way which i dont have cutters n welders etc to do that.
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Old May 4th, 2006, 08:03 PM   #7
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I don't think it is a matter of looks. It looks just fine. However, a roll bar is to protect your noggin'. With the extended cab and the bar that far back, your protection from crushing the cab is greatly reduced. I don't think he was insulting your looks but more of the concept of moving it back.
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I don't think it is a matter of looks. It looks just fine. However, a roll bar is to protect your noggin'. With the extended cab and the bar that far back, your protection from crushing the cab is greatly reduced. I don't think he was insulting your looks but more of the concept of moving it back.

well to all ppl......i installed the roll bar for looks only not offroad protection. and thx for saying it looks good. ive seen tons of rangers on therangerstation.com with roll bars mounted further back.
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Old May 4th, 2006, 10:02 PM   #9
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They look crooked.
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Old May 5th, 2006, 08:31 AM   #10
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They look crooked.
it's alittle crooked because it came off of an s10 that was previously rolled.
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How can you say that roll bar mounted back like that looks good? It looks retarded as hell.

Roll bar is designed to be mounted flush with the cab. It's a good looking roll bar no doubt but it looks like hell mounted in the middle of the bed.


Where is all the common sense going these days?!
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good looking ranger but move that damn rollbar forward about a foot
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Old May 6th, 2006, 10:56 AM   #13
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How can you say that roll bar mounted back like that looks good? It looks retarded as hell.

Roll bar is designed to be mounted flush with the cab. It's a good looking roll bar no doubt but it looks like hell mounted in the middle of the bed.


Where is all the common sense going these days?!
dont post if your gonna say negative about ppl's rides ASSHOLE.
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Old May 6th, 2006, 11:02 AM   #14
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good looking ranger but move that damn rollbar forward about a foot
im thinkin bout taking the bar out. it would require alot of fabrication to move it up....which isnt worth doing just for a rollbar that would serve no purpose unless it was mounted to the frame. sell the roll bar for 50 bucks if anyone wants it.
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im thinkin bout taking the bar out. it would require alot of fabrication to move it up....which isnt worth doing just for a rollbar that would serve no purpose unless it was mounted to the frame. sell the roll bar for 50 bucks if anyone wants it.
At least it's comin out.


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Old May 6th, 2006, 11:26 AM   #16
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LMFAO....ive seen plenty of rangers with bars mounted funrther back so STFU. end of story. i think u dont know what ur talkin bout in this case.

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okay i got enough opinions on this....ill fix it and post pics at a later time. Thx to all who gave me some positive input on it.
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okay i got enough opinions on this....ill fix it and post pics at a later time. Thx to all who gave me some positive input on it.
You try gettin all bitchy with me when I mention that the roll bar doesn't look good mounted a foot behind the cab but when others mentioned it you took it as "friendly advice" and now you're taking it out?


Oh yeah... and for all the other rangers with the roll bars mounted like that or farther back... they look like shit. Plain and simple. Roll bar is designed to be mounted flush with the cab. Simple as that.

I'm gonna be honest here... I hate fords but I've never seen another 88 Ranger that looks as good as yours. That thing is in IMMACULATE condition. I'm not tryin to be an asshole to ya. I'm just being honest... I guess honesty is one of my flaws. That truck will look 10000000x better without that roll bar mounted the way it is. The bar would look great mounted up to the cab but if you don't wanna do the fabrication for it then the best thing to do would be to take it out like you're doing.
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looks good ,but everyone right about the roll bar,,,,,,just have someone cut the back bars down an weld new plates on it ,to seat on the wheel wells....
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heres the pic after removing the rollbar




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