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Old 12-28-2011
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Drove mine about 30 miles to O'Reilly to pick up parts to fix my wife's Jeep.
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Put a Dynomax cat back on my truck, sounds great.
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Old 12-28-2011
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Installed my "shur trax" weight in the bed for the winter and put the hidden hitch back on for recovery. Good to go!
Btw, that is not the colour of my truck, just showing the shur trax, which I recommend for winter drivers.
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Old 01-04-2012
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Installed a sticker I got for christmas, rotated / cleaned my tires and rims, and started installing my OHC.




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Old 01-04-2012
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haha The picture with the cop is funny.
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Old 01-04-2012
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Ordered some coilover brackets from Shawn.
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Old 01-04-2012
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How did he not pull you over if he saw you??? lol
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Old 01-04-2012
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It is through my tinted window so he couldn't see me.
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Old 01-04-2012
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Tonights project
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Old 01-04-2012
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It is through my tinted window so he couldn't see me.
HAHA Nice!
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Old 01-04-2012
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Gave it a wet towel bath.
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Old 01-05-2012
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Had 8 sheets of 5/8 Drywall in the back of it. Standing up. talk about worn springs.
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Old 01-06-2012
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Can't believe I just recently found this site. My truck is at 100,000mi and, I came on here looking for a few things to upgrade instead of just replace. Now the project list is growing faster than I can tackle it. Got a bunch knocked out today:

fog light w/ high beams mod
front marker lights to turn signals mod
explorer dome light w/ LEDs
LED cargo light powered by buggman
KYB monotube shocks
Y-spoke wheels off a new ranger found on craigslist by wildchild waiting for
new bridgestones on order

Still on the growing list:

Cobra rear discs
upgraded front discs
hellas behind the grill
explorer leaf springs
explorer center console
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Can't believe I just recently found this site. My truck is at 100,000mi and, I came on here looking for a few things to upgrade instead of just replace. Now the project list is growing faster than I can tackle it. Got a bunch knocked out today:

fog light w/ high beams mod
front marker lights to turn signals mod
explorer dome light w/ LEDs
LED cargo light powered by buggman
KYB monotube shocks
Y-spoke wheels off a new ranger found on craigslist by wildchild waiting for
new bridgestones on order

Still on the growing list:

Cobra rear discs
upgraded front discs
hellas behind the grill
explorer leaf springs
explorer center console
You did all the first above list in one day??? Man you have a lot of time on your hands..Or it was your day off and you were motivated.
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You did all the first above list in one day??? Man you have a lot of time on your hands..Or it was your day off and you were motivated.
haha, yeah I was off all day. The first 4 on the list only took about an hour combined, the shocks took another 2 and a stroll down to ace. All the hard ones are still to come and will take some searching at the junkyard.
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haha, yeah I was off all day. The first 4 on the list only took about an hour combined, the shocks took another 2 and a stroll down to ace. All the hard ones are still to come and will take some searching at the junkyard.
Good job dude! Nice. I don't have a job so I should get on this little ****. lol Ahhh procrastination. hahaha
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Old 01-06-2012
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Replaced 02 Sensors, and let me tell you. PITA!
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Old 01-06-2012
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Tonights project
Will that fit on the Van… LoL.
What’s up with this, future plans ?
Does Brake Fluid work on the coating ?

I am still looking for a 2WD Bezel w/o any buttons, plugs or sw’s.
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Old 01-06-2012
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replaced my license plate lights after getting pulled over for it last night and got oil and a filter to change my oil this weekend when im not busy. plus im looking around online for a few things i plan to do to my truck later on after im done with the needed repairs to the house im buying. heres what im lookin at for the truck

-power programmer which i found on at this link http://www.stylintrucks.com/parts/di...0021_6443.aspx
-2 to 3 inch drop front and back so it hugs the road better and sucks the 18s up in the wheel wells
-paint and install a 3d carbon creations hood scoop
-paint and install Razzi body kit side skirts to finish off the ground effex look
-lookin into puttin a turbo i found onto it for much more power
-upgrading the brakes
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Old 01-06-2012
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Sticker is pretty funny.
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Old 01-06-2012
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Paid for a car wash with underbody spray $10
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Drove the hell out of it to the gas station, feels like it has power again, must be the colder weather... Back up to 17.4mpg avg the last 4 tank fulls, better than the 14 I was getting with it for a month or two, Probably be better if I'd lay off the skinny pedal.... Might help if I swapped the plugs and wires that have been sitting on the counter for 3 months now...
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Old 01-07-2012
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Let mom drive it to work
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Old 01-07-2012
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detailed it and wired up the high beams in the projectors
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Old 01-07-2012
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replaced my license plate lights after getting pulled over for it last night and got oil and a filter to change my oil this weekend when im not busy. plus im looking around online for a few things i plan to do to my truck later on after im done with the needed repairs to the house im buying. heres what im lookin at for the truck

-power programmer which i found on at this link http://www.stylintrucks.com/parts/di...0021_6443.aspx
-2 to 3 inch drop front and back so it hugs the road better and sucks the 18s up in the wheel wells
-paint and install a 3d carbon creations hood scoop
-paint and install Razzi body kit side skirts to finish off the ground effex look
-lookin into puttin a turbo i found onto it for much more power
-upgrading the brakes
Don't turbo it. I Don't care if it's v6 or a 4cyl. I'm assuming you a 4 cylinder because you want more power. Your best bet is to just swap it for something you can bar. If you turbo it and it is not a D.O.T. approved turbo kit it will not pass smog. No point in that. Swap it for a motor that is turbo'ed already. One that you can pass B.A.R. with.) Then you can play with it from their and do the little sneaky stuff that will make you have more power that smog guys won't notice. Your 2wd so it's not like you have to find a tranny that will have to work for a 4wd. Either that or just do a v8 swap. Soooo much info on here or tons of other sites that will help you get the knowledge you need on getting a v8's into rangers.


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