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Mod recommendations?

Hey ya'll here's some pictures of my 99 Ranger and I wanted to know what ya'll think you be some nice mods. What do ya'll recommend for a pretty much stock truck?





Don't really have any other pictures at this moment so if they look familar, it's becuase I've used them here before.
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lift, some 33s, exhaust, then your about good to go
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Body lift and 33s. Or just 32s stock. Clear corners, exhaust, tint, Explorer OHC, mustang domelight, Expo full console. Whats your budget.

Check out my sig for some good beginner mods.
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Here's a short list i've compiled, going from cheapest to most spendy....and this list is conservative...

Paint your fog valence "Trim Paint Black"
Color Match your ford emblems(oven bake, take apart, sand, paint, reinstall)
Mirror Mounted Turn Signals(search though 04blackedge's threads he's made, he's got a how-to)
Ditch the mudflaps and add those 06+ flap-less plastic covers on the rockers(like $10 ea at ford)
"euro" headlamps/corners(crystal clear w/ the corners that have the amber rectangler reflector, not hte circle one)
15% tint all around(excluding the windhshield of course)

And if you really wanted to...

3" BL w/ 16x10's and 305/70r16's.

If you need tires anyway, and don't want to lift, I vote 265/75R16's, though, it kinda appears you already have those.
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Well for free you can do the throttle cable mod and airbox bod. Other than that what the guys say above is good.

Underdrive pulleys are cool too and I love my catback exhaust.
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3" Bodylift
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Scrape the 4x4 decal off the bed
Like Shane said, black the front valence out.
Get the black euro projector lights.


I think that color green w/ all black accents and minimal chrome would look absolutely gorgeous.
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Look at RedneckStone's truck and that'll give you a few ideas.
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Are you trying to make your truck faster, or just look cosmetically different. If your into lighting, I have a few ideas for you.
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as said before Id give it a good 3' lift, Black alloys, dual exhaust, and paint your fog valance black.

if you dont want any of that and just want performance then add pullies, exhaust, programmer, Intake
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I have a spare OHC you can have on the cheap. Also, I have an explorer grey HVAC thing. Those are some mods right?!
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I'm looking for just a personal look. Seeing as how my engine will be replaced I don't want to do any engine work right now. So right now I'm aiming for exterior and interior modifications. So now for the questions..

Where would be a good reliable place to get ahold of clear corners/ euro headlights?

To black the front valance out what kind of paint would I use Fx4wannabe01 ?

XeRo, the OHC I am interested as I have been searching for one for a while.

Jp7 I am also into doing a few light upgrades what would you recommend?

As far as the budget, I have a steady income and can do upgrades depending on the cost. But I'm also in college so I may plan for an upgrade but it may take some time to finish. The mirror turn signal by 04blackedge is on my list of mods once I have some time to get it done.
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HID replacements up front. L1224R replacements in the rear!
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ebay for the headlights and corners, for the trim adhesion promoter and some spray paint.
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Your like my long lost big sister

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Id say lift it and throw on bigger tires!

(That way I will get an idea of what my truck will never be :-))
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New bumpers and new grille... remove the chrome
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Edge hood, tint, clears, 06 tails, 3" BL and 33's
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HID replacements up front. L1224R replacements in the rear!
i know you have like ten million threads but the L1224R rears....is that a direct swap? or do i need to be an LED guru for that?
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i know you have like ten million threads but the L1224R rears....is that a direct swap? or do i need to be an LED guru for that?
Heh, if you did arts and crafts with construction paper and gluesticks when you were little, you can probably do the L1224R's with no problems. You do not need to be an LED guru. Message me if you want to purchase a set.
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Fenech627 Your like my long lost big sister



Id say lift it and throw on bigger tires!

(That way I will get an idea of what my truck will never be :-))
I'd say we are kin! Thanks for the ideas so far, anymore recommendations?
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