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Old 12-06-2012
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Ordered a custom 4x4 fabrication front bumper. Then me and Kyle went up to Fort Collins and picked up one of Josh's front skid plates for his truck.
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Old 12-07-2012
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I know a guy at Belle Tire who can get you both sides done for $50
Thank you but it's only $10 difference. I wanna install these so I know how things under there work. Plus boozin!
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Old 12-08-2012
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Replaced driver's side front brake line and hose, replaced passenger side hose and spliced in section of line to caliper. Adjusted drums to actually have the pads engage unlike they were, for some reason. All in all.....a long day mainly because of the damn brake line replacement.
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Old 12-08-2012
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grill/guard

I found this on CL for 300.00 its new ,I have had a few close calls while out in the woods hope this helps ,I like it well how it looks ,,,,
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Old 12-08-2012
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I found this on CL for 300.00 its new ,I have had a few close calls while out in the woods hope this helps ,I like it well how it looks ,,,,
That looks good! I kinda want a grill guard but dont wanna mess with making custom mounts.
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That looks good! I kinda want a grill guard but dont wanna mess with making custom mounts.
This thing bolted right up to my frame rails with on problem,,It has it's own brackets ,Pretty easy took me about two hrs by myself ,,,,
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This thing bolted right up to my frame rails with on problem,,It has it's own brackets ,Pretty easy took me about two hrs by myself ,,,,
I have a body lift so I would have to make my own mounts.
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I have a body lift so I would have to make my own mounts.
Thats true or just cut & add for the added height ,,,,,
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Old 12-12-2012
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Hooked it up yet again to the computer. I hate seeing CEL's. Today it threw PO442 and PO457. I've cleared both those codes now at one point or another. Any of y'all know what's causing the codes? Any suggestions would help.
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Old 12-13-2012
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replaced passenger side axle seal, cv axle, and hub
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Old 12-18-2012
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Drained (semi-flushed) and filled the coolant.
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Old 12-19-2012
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Installed new spark plugs. Motorcraft SP432, and the truck runs like a raped ape now!
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Old 12-19-2012
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I used my Coloranger to pick up a rebuilt Jeep 4.0L for my bro-in-law's XJ.... does that count?
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Old 12-21-2012
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locked the front hubs & put my 200# winter weight in the back. filled it with fuel. waiting for the rest of the snow to come in. :)
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Old 12-22-2012
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Put Tires On It!!
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Installed dome tweeters on the doors with the OEM speakers until I can get a new Sound System!!!
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Got rid of the stock POS flag mirrors and installed a set of 06' mirrors. Looks a lot better, the increase in visibility is going to take some getting used too.







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Looks good! I've had both before and the 06+ are a huge improvement.
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Old 12-22-2012
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Got rid of the stock POS flag mirrors and installed a set of 06' mirrors. Looks a lot better, the increase in visibility is going to take some getting used too.







Wow! That is a huge improvement!
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Old 12-23-2012
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Washed it today...


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Old 12-23-2012
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Drove it through a little mud pit I happened to pass on the way home :):







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Old 12-23-2012
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Order'ed my 78' rock sliders and winch lock bolts =)
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Old 12-25-2012
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I used mine to get parts to fix the brakes on my moms 2000 Saturn, I don't believe the brake pads were ever changed either... LoL
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Old 12-26-2012
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Yesterday I drove mine 500 miles round trip to the grandparents. Averaged 22mpg even with a slight misfire, and a check engine light on. My new scan tool should be in the mail today from my sister so I can get the code off it. Pretty sure it needs a new wire set.
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Old 12-26-2012
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Ordered up the new wire set for the Ranger. Also cut myself a spare door key from the couple hundred old stock non PATS keys we have here. Going to keep it in my wallet to save me from if I lock myself outta my truck.

Funny story. Back about 11 years ago I was in Minneapolis when I locked myself outta my S-10 lowrider I had. Called my dad to bring me the spare key. Granted he was about 40 miles away. Next thing I know my truck is being put on the hook because it was in a no parking zone (though I could sneak by for 5 minutes). Just because I didn't have a spare key in my wallet that night cost me $300!!!

Not going to do that again!
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