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Thoroughly impressed!!!
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Look Like Its Going Good
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SSBC makes brake kits for Rangers.
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There goes your wallet. L.O.L. just kidding man. That really looks and sounds good. Enjoy my friend.
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Do you have a link for them man? I need new brake pads, and rotors bad. I mean really bad.
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^^D.
You're right but I think it's only for the rear and the front is just a stock replacement. If you know a front kit for the rangers let me know because I haven't search in a while
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There goes your wallet. L.O.L. just kidding man. That really looks and sounds good. Enjoy my friend.
LOL Thanks
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No problem man. You'll enjoy the hell out of it. Trust me.
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^^^^I already am. I wish i could post another video of me driving it like I stole it but I need a digital camera.
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^^^^I already am. I wish i could post another video of me driving it like I stole it but I need a digital camera.
Kool. Fast aint it? L.O.L. The very first V8 swap that I did on my own was a 350 4 bolt main 2piece rear main seal in an S10 a.k.a the dimer. After completion when I first romped down on the accelerator jesus is what I screamed out. I enjoyed it for approx 2 weeks and then made the mistake of letting a friend at the time borrow it. he walked back to my home and said he totaled it. The end result was 2 years suspened sentence, 3 years probation and a $2,500 dollar fine. I also had a broken hand afterward.
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^^yeah it's kind of fast, sucks to hear what happened to you. A friend has a nissan 240 with an rb25 (skyline motor) he said that I can drive it whenever i want but I never have driven it and never will because of that. I don't drive nobody's high perf cars so nobody and I mean nobody, not even my dad drives my truck.

BTW is your "friend" still alive after he totaled your truck???....................j/k
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Do you have a link for them man? I need new brake pads, and rotors bad. I mean really bad.
http://www.ssbrakes.com/
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^^D.
You're right but I think it's only for the rear and the front is just a stock replacement. If you know a front kit for the rangers let me know because I haven't search in a while
I use stock front brake parts. I've found moving to disc's out back has GREATLY improved stopping. Its better then upgrading the fronts in all actuality.
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I don't drive nobody's high perf cars so nobody and I mean nobody, not even my dad drives my truck.

BTW is your "friend" still alive after he totaled your truck???....................j/k
I'm with you on that dude. my close friend finished a 6 month 2nd rebuild on his integra putting close to 210 to the wheels na, 10k redline, and gutted so it only weighs about 2400lbs wet. He insisted I drive it and I help break the motor in. Never took it any higher then 2nd gear and 4k on the tach, cant be the one responsible to ruin his masterpiece even though he was disapointed.
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I use stock front brake parts. I've found moving to disc's out back has GREATLY improved stopping. Its better then upgrading the fronts in all actuality.
Yeah but when you have a 14" rotor and 6 piston calipers, I think it will stop a whole lot better than the crappy stock rotor, even if they are drilled and slotted. Trust me I had put drilled and slotted rotors on my truck and it stops about the same as stock. The bigger the brakes are the faster it's going to stop without overheating and fading, that's my big problem
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Looks good, I'm going to drive down there and steal that engine from you now
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Im gonna steal the whole thing, at least I could get away fast
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Thanks man I really do appreciate that. These stock brake rotors, pads, and calipers are just about completely gone. I'll check them out.
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^^yeah it's kind of fast, sucks to hear what happened to you. A friend has a nissan 240 with an rb25 (skyline motor) he said that I can drive it whenever i want but I never have driven it and never will because of that. I don't drive nobody's high perf cars so nobody and I mean nobody, not even my dad drives my truck.

BTW is your "friend" still alive after he totaled your truck???....................j/k
He's alive but in jail for like the 100th time. I had to also pay around $3,000 dollars in medical bills. The judge threw that out when I paid what I was supposed to and his parents took me to court for not paying the rest. The judge went super easy on me considering what the cop said had happened. He wanted to throw him under the jail for that reason alone. The Judge was a Chevy fan. That was almost 11 years ago. I'll let one person drive my truck and that is my mom but rest assured i'll be in the jump seat. She can't drive it yet because it's a manual trans.
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Looks good, I'm going to drive down there and steal that engine from you now
I have to watch out for ya LOL


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Dude your truck is sweet. Keep on with the good work and hopefully we see some pics of it in action.
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Dude your truck is sweet. Keep on with the good work and hopefully we see some pics of it in action.
Thanks!

You will like everyone else but that's for the beginning of next year when i get a better video camera
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new camara yet?!?!!?!??!?!?!?!?!?!??!
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^^ Nope But I managed to get drivers for my old camera and here's is the last video that I took of the truck. This is how the truck looked before I had to take the engine out because of an oil pressure issue just to find out that I cracked the block but this week I'll be receiving a much stronger block with forged internals
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RiBAk...e=channel_page
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oh dude i have seen your truck on you tube a couple times..
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