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I got this off of eBay--VW-style "switchblade" remote and key. I'll get it cut on Tuesday at work, then program everything when it warms-up a little (it's -10 out right now!)



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Wimp. lol.
thats a great idea, if that actually works that'd be worth looking into.
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I can see a lot of people being interested in that mod if it works.
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That's pretty cool. Someone should wire up a push button starter... I have one in my Mazda and love it!

Haven't done much with my truck... took it for a trip to the city today though!
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Cut off front crossmember.

Stock tow hooks for sale in the classifieds.
So you finally did it? Go smoothly?
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Are you throwing on a front hitch or something? Just curious. :)
Making a custom front bumper

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So you finally did it? Go smoothly?
It didnt go as smoothly as I had planned. I was trying to cut the welds, instead of just wacking the thing off with some of the frame. I ended up just cutting the middle section of the crossmember off, then taking care of the pieces on the frame.
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detailed it!
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detailed it!
clean freak!
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I launched slush all over a campus police car. And now the ranger sits underground for another couple weeks.
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I don't know if I would brag about that on the internet.
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I don't know if I would brag about that on the internet.
It wasn't on purpose haha. He parked right on my bumper and my tires slipped when i started to move because they dont plow that close to the curb in the city.
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Its probably a little better with that explanation. lol
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gave mine a good washing then played around behind the meijer store, left the pavement for the field to get some pictures, glad i have working 4wd, tires i have right now just dont do well on frozen ground with 2" of snow on top of it
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I got this off of eBay--VW-style "switchblade" remote and key. I'll get it cut on Tuesday at work, then program everything when it warms-up a little (it's -10 out right now!)



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DId this end up working?
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took the winter weight out of the truck to help a friend move some furniture that wouldnt fit in her car. lol not used to driving with the weight out of it. kept lighting up the tires on take off and getting 2nd gear scratches. thank god im good at spotting cops lol
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Replaced the broken tailgate handle.
Took 5mins and $8
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First time installing window tint on a car... wasn't hard at all... Looks great and saved me $200!







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Rolled 75k the other day. :-( Oil change today or tomorrow.
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Replaced the broken tailgate handle.
Took 5mins and $8
mine was broken off when I bought the truck. Easy fix
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First time installing window tint on a car... wasn't hard at all... Looks great and saved me $200!



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Damn Nigel! You're good at putting on that kinda stuff. The bezel and now tint....

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Rolled 75k the other day. :-( Oil change today or tomorrow.
I'm at like 74,800
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Looks good Nigel..
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mine was broken off when I bought the truck. Easy fix

Damn Nigel! You're good at putting on that kinda stuff. The bezel and now tint....


I'm at like 74,800
Just pulled into the driveway about 20 mins ago. 75,100 exactly. :-(
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Swapped out the junk NEW aftermarket thermostat with an OEM Motorcraft one, and changed the radiator drain petcock.
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I just gave it a wet towel bath a few minutes ago since it wasn't too dirty. I bet my neighbors are all going "He sure does wash that thing a lot!". They wouldn't understand. I don't expect them to.
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I just gave it a wet towel bath a few minutes ago since it wasn't too dirty. I bet my neighbors are all going "He sure does wash that thing a lot!". They wouldn't understand. I don't expect them to.
my friends are always saying "its supposed to be dirty its a truck" lol. but its the nicest vehicle ive ever had and i aim to take care up it. even if it means i wash it twice a week lol
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