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looks like it needs an alignment/ parking brake
X2 on the alignment haha. She looks a tad off
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looks like it needs an alignment/ parking brake
Engine/Trans/Transfer Case are all in my shop. lol. It used to not look so bad with the 31's, but when I swapped on the new rims and 235's, it really started to show.

Fun fact, the tires on that truck are the old ones from my Ranger.
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Makes sense now. Took just a little weight out of it lol
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Drop that in the ranger. Put the 3.0 in the fiddy
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F150 used to have a 300 straight 6. Previous owner ran straight water in it and the block rusted out. Took the motor apart, and found it was already .030 over.

Said screw it and decided to throw a 400 V8 in it.

What's amazing is I found all the parts for that truck locally. It's 35 years old. Yet I can't find jack crap for my 10 year old Ranger.
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Drop that in the ranger. Put the 3.0 in the fiddy
Totally a good idea lol
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Totally a good idea lol
The first part of that idea is good. The second? Not as much lol
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The first part of that idea is good. The second? Not as much lol
Then he could have the worlds slowest engine powered fiddy! It would be faster to get out and push.
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There was a little sarcasm in my response haha. The guy I got my axles from tried to sell me his 460 for 350 bucks but I wasn't feeling that lol
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Nothing to see here.





Only paid $75 for all of that.
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Good deal Mr. Twin sticks.
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You son of a bitch, lol. Looks really complete.. good job man.
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Nice! Where'd you score those from? Great find
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Lucky find! I'd be stoked haha
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Nice! Where'd you score those from? Great find
I was searching Ebay for random crap and saw an ad for a black shorty console in Indiana. Clicked on the ad, and in the pictures I could see the chrome shift lever for the transmission peeking out in the corner of the picture. Messaged the junkyard and they said the truck still had the aftermarket shifters in it. Told them what I wanted, paid them $75, and now I'm pretty stoked.

I had messaged/called maybe 25 junkyards in the last few months trying to see if the trucks still had the shifters. Finally got lucky.
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Wow dude great deal!
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Gonna install everything tomorrow, except for the T-case shifter of course.
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Pan zed
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Dude.. keep an eye out for me. I'm so jealous.
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Sweet action! Nice score!
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lol, thanks guys. I'll get pictures later when I get everything installed.

I forgot to get a picture of the truck after I took out the AAL. So, here you go. Looks a lot better in my opinion.



Also have this stuff waiting to go in. Still waiting on the spark plug wires.

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Looks good, but its the wrong color
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Looks good, but its the wrong color
At least it's not Sonic Purple.
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Looks good, but its the wrong color
E4 is overrated! Haha
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