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Old 06-13-2009
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I am: Tom Candela
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Location: St. Louis, MO
Vehicle: 1993 Ford Ranger
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I have a 93 with a long bed..I do not like the way it looks at all and was wondering if anyone has ever swapped a long bed for a short bed? I am willing to put time and money (shouldn't cost too much) into this..I have been thinking about the mods I will have to make such as driveshaft, brake lines, parking brake cable, gas tank and short leaf springs. I hate the way long beds look, I will never have to tow or haul much and I know how to modify chassis so moving the rear end 6 inches foward on the frame won't be difficult, let me know what you guys think!
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Old 06-13-2009
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I am: Timothy O.
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Location: Watertown NY
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the long bed in my honest opinion is the best ranger to have. my long bed is also a 93. Do you also have the crappy fiber composite mono leaf springs?
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Old 06-13-2009
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I am: Mike Carr
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I'd keep what you have or trade it for what you want.
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I am: Thomas Rice
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The ranger frames come apart right behind the cab. You could do this but it would be easier to just trade.
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Old 06-13-2009
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I want to do something similar, but a long bed extended cab.
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