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Old January 22nd, 2009, 10:46 PM   #1
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Default project can't make up my mind. F150

Well I traded my 95 ranger for this 92 F150, Its got the 300 I6 with a manual 5spd, and manual t-case. Its got a 4" lift with 35x14.5-15LT Thornbirds, the tires are too big for the truck.

So the plans:
-Bucket seats
-Rhinoliner on the floor
-Rmove all the rust on teh body which means a bunch of new body panels/patch panels.
-Body lift
-New paint job
-Solid axle out of a 78/79 Bronco and have the same susp lift.
-Roll bar or a cage
-Roll pan/ or a new unbent bumper
-Fender Flares
-35x12.50R15 tires (the 14.50's are too annoying)

I liked the ranger but I wanted this more, this is the main thing I wanted. I had the same truck before except for the fact that it was 2wd and a 91.

And once I get a "real" job, I want to buy a newer F150 (04-07) and a trailer.

better pics will be up tomorrow sometime.

It has a lil' brother

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Old January 22nd, 2009, 10:47 PM   #2
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Looks like a good start. I like the old Fords.
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Old January 22nd, 2009, 10:47 PM   #3
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keep us posted If you sell those tires down the road let me know!

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Old January 22nd, 2009, 10:49 PM   #4
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It doesnt seem as great as I thought it was now that I own it

I can't keep the truck clean for 2 seconds, the tires spit up so much crap.
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Old January 22nd, 2009, 10:51 PM   #5
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what tires are on there now? Wanna sell em later?
I might sell 'em. the tires are 35x14.50-LT15 Bias Thornbirds on some unknown to me rims.
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Did you trade some kid that goes to GCHS for that?
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Old January 22nd, 2009, 10:55 PM   #7
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Did you trade some kid that goes to GCHS for that?
nope, I traded CJ65 for it. He's in westland. If it was a kid I would have never done it, I know how I am with lifted 4x4's. I didnt get a chance to do anything stupid with the ranger which I barely put 1000 miles on it.

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Ahh yes. He offered me a trade for my XJ.

I'm usually not a fan of early 90's full sizes, but this rig looks pretty cool.
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Old January 22nd, 2009, 11:02 PM   #9
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Its not bad. It looks really similar to the 92-96 F-series that is on Barton thats on 38" thornbird, same color shortbed reg cab.
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that 300 I6 is a great motor. it should be a cool truck once you get rid of the thornturds.

kinda looks like my old BDMT, i miss it
'95 f350: 460, built trans, 36's, 10.25 FF rear HPd60 front

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It doesnt seem as great as I thought it was now that I own it

I can't keep the truck clean for 2 seconds, the tires spit up so much crap.
measure those tires, theyre prob wider then a 14.50 might want to get rid of them if youre drivin that everyday, theryre a horrible street tire
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They are definitly wider than 14.5 especially with those lugs. I cant even turn all the way when I turn because the tires rub so much on the radius arms.
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They are definitly wider than 14.5 especially with those lugs. I cant even turn all the way when I turn because the tires rub so much on the radius arms.
and the bumper, and the fenders, and a little on the hood on big bumps hahaha j/k about the hood
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Got a chrome grille, so its now a little less ugly. once I come up with a grand I will be buying BFG KM2's and putting them on 15x8 soft 8 look a likes


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Well, I got new tires and took out the bed liner. But I am gonna keep the old tires just in case I decided to sell/trade the truck. I dont want to get rid of some tight tires.

I got some brand new rims and brand new tires from some guy that decided to do a different project. They were never on a truck or onthe road.

The rims are some sort of eagles and the tires are 35x12.50R15 Goodyear MT/R's




They fit the truck a lot better. And I can turn all the way now
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New rims and tires look good.
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much better than the thornturds
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Thanks. makes A big difference on the road with those tires.
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lookin good when we goin to the mounds???
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Looks awesome, nice choice.
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