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Got a new Ranger

hey Guys i just bought a new 2002 ranger FX4. Any suggestions as to what i should do first on it. It runs like a top. I am eventually going to be putting a 5 inch RCD lift. but for now i am kind of stuck for what i can do. any suggestions.

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Pics pics pics...
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I'd do wheels and tires first. that seems to always have the biggest affect.
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I think your first "mod" should be showing R-F pics!!! Lol

How about some details about it in the meantime.. miles, auto/manual, etc.
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Awesome dude, we need pics though.
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Everytime I want to do something I browse the how-to section and usually get some ideas!
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Your not going to put an RCD unless you get lucky and find it used, they don't make them anymore.
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pics!

Trent no one has it in stock?
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Theres probably a couple places right now but I bet that won't last too long, it sounds like he isn't ready to buy it anytime soon.
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Yeah I figure there has to be a few out there. If that is what someone wants.
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Question of the day...........

Is your truck a manual transmission truck? if so...i hate you.



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Icon10 heres the pics

hey guys sorry for not posting pics as sooner. AS you can see the truck ahs 145000 km on it. I got it for 8 grand. its auto, The only thing that is wrong with it is the center arm rest is broken. So if anyone has one or knows were to get one could you please give me a heads up.

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expo console swap!
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aww man lol
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I bought a new armrest from the dealer for $80
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ya i would like to stay away from the stealership as much as possible. Also if i do do a exploer swap, what year will fit.and will it be a drop in or will i half to drill. I have never done anything like this before


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sounds like u got a good truck, but where r the pics?
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umm dude the pics are right above your post. what are you new. lol

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Nice truck is it a manual???????? also in the first pic looks like your rear wheel is toed in bad or is that the way it looks from maybe a lil flex on the snow bank? Aslo if you ever need something just post up in the classifieds.
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My Armrest is broken too. Junk! Wood screws are currently holding it together
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Whats up with the seats has the Zebra look in the center?
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can you get a better pic of your console for me plz?
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can you get a better pic of your console for me plz?
his console looks like mine when i got mine but the dealer fixed it for free
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oh, his console looks exactly like the expo console in my truck. do the FX4's not come with that 60/40 bench bs?
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I think the first "mod" you should do is fix the arm rest and clean the interior! Nice truck though
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