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Old April 15th, 2009, 10:01 PM   #1
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Well I'm bored so I'll post up some picture of my trucks build!

Well it started off as this!






Then I replaced a couple of body panels and painted it PRIMER..









Next up was the body lift!





Trimmed the fenders to fit 35s and to get rid of some of the rust on the bed and fenders and bedlined the bottom part!





Then I swapped in an explorer welded 8.8 with 5.13s that I got from JohnnyU.
And also put a new set of springs in with chevy drop shackes







Then my friend put my truck into a pole backwards and did this





He bought me a new bed that weekend and since my rear bumper was destroyed I decided it was time for a new bumper and since I had the steel a new front was made at the same time...









I added in a light bar and spare tire carrier sometime in there...





Next up the front fell off!!!





And a 6 inch skyjacker lift fell on!!







The time line on that might be a little bit off. I noticed that i had a destroyed bumper in a couple of those pictures b4 i made the new ones...

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Old April 15th, 2009, 10:05 PM   #2
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looks good man. and your buddy backed into a pole and destroyed the bed that much?
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Nice toy. I hope your gonna throw paint over that pretty quick. Primer like's moisture.

Gonna throw a few lights here and there?
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looks good man. and your buddy backed into a pole and destroyed the bed that much?
no he spun around on some ice going around a turn and went into a pole... probably going like 15-20 mph
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Old April 15th, 2009, 11:43 PM   #5
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Nice toy. I hope your gonna throw paint over that pretty quick. Primer like's moisture.

Gonna throw a few lights here and there?
Its been pretty good so far in the 2 years its been like that with just the primer since none of it was sanded down to bare metal so there is still a decent amount of protection there....

If I wheeled at night more I'd throw some lights on it but I haven't wanted to spare the extra cash for something I'd hardly ever use.
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Old April 15th, 2009, 11:57 PM   #6
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That is actually really good looking, Nice work...

I have never been a ford fan, but lately you ford fuckers are really starting to make me take another look

again great work it looks Bad Ass
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honestly I've never really been a ford fan either but a ranger was the cheapest small truck to build (and my friend had a bunch of spare parts) so I went with it and I've actually started to really like that darn thing.
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Old April 16th, 2009, 02:11 PM   #8
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very nice!
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Well I got a set of doors from my friend that were in better condition then mine so i put them on and decided to make some half doors out of mine. I only have the drivers side done so far.



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Old May 29th, 2009, 04:55 PM   #10
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nice lil truck!
if i could make a suggestion if you not going to go with bigger tires.
lose the body lift i'm glad i did with my f150 after i finally got a lift
lost the "hey look at me i'm like a chevy" look.
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Old May 30th, 2009, 07:27 AM   #11
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Nice looking ranger !
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Thanks for the comments... Once i get the money its probably going to get a straight axle. I dont want to run anything bigger then 35s on the stock axles..
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Well I finally finished the other half door for the passenger side... I dont have any shots with both of them on tho...





The reason why i needed new doors... the bottoms of these ones are pretty bad...





I also had some vinyl laying around so that got riveted on for some door panels.. mainly to get rid of the nastiness of the inside of the door...





Also cut out some inserts so i dont have to swap doors every time it rains.





Anybody have any good ideas of how to make these easy to put on and remove... I was thinking of some sort of snap on like how tonneau covers go on or maybe just Velcro...
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Nice doors....


Just duct tape the window insert in place
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just go to fields fabrics and get some clear vinyl, basically soft top window stuff, that way you can still see
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Ya thats what I was thinking... Those inserts are more just for when its sitting and raining tho... I have another vehicle that I can drive if its raining..

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Well i guess i need a new name for this project... lol







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Old July 4th, 2009, 05:55 PM   #18
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Wow, that looks awesome. Nice job with the truck.
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you still got the stock dana28 front axle?
wicked truck man i love it
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Project flat black ....... lookin good
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