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Explorer sunroof in a ranger

Has anyone else done this with one of the poop up sun roofs out of an early exploder? I miss having a sunroof i really like having one but i don't have one in the focus like i did in the probe and i have always wanted one in the truck.

Could this work?
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search much? gotta dig the hell out of it though...last time i remember this idea being brought up was probably back in '06... lol.

I wanna say Brenton(edge_wannabe) and Evan(highrollerII) both did a moonroof in their trucks.
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NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO never never...

sorry Rangers only have ONE roof support beam that runs straight down the center. when a sunroof/moonroof/ragtop is added that beam is removed now the roof is very very weak. seen a few accident photo's with ranger that have been in accidents with them over the years the cabs buckle like a pop can under a tire.. no thanks..
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Yeah its been done, Drpyllrngr or something crazy like that on RPS has a working one in his truck. Its not easy by any means but it can be done.
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You want a sunroof buy a car, F150 Supercrew or a Chevy. I wouldn't put one ever on my Ranger. Hell you can push the roof down like nothing as it is.

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a roof that poops?
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a roof that poops?
LOL, just caught that in the OP's post.
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I kinda always wanted to do t-tops.
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theirs a guy around here who put one in a 87 or so model, idk anything about it other then that he has one. if i see it today ill be sure to grab a couple pics for ya.
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my buddys 88 has one stock
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yeah i thought some of the 93-97s had them stock i remember seeing pictures of them some place if someone could get some pics that would be sweet. If i would in stall one i would be adding more roof support i know they don't have much support as they are now.
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yeah i thought some of the 93-97s had them stock i remember seeing pictures of them some place if someone could get some pics that would be sweet. If i would in stall one i would be adding more roof support i know they don't have much support as they are now.


There never was a ranger EVER from the factory with a moon/sunroof.. if one was bought new it was a Dealer add on before it was sold. Our dealer used to installed them all the time in the summer on vehicles that didnt have any.

but rangers never had as an option for one to be ordered as such..

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really thanks stone well that clears that up i would still like to see some pics of some
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Go to RPS and start searching guy did a motorized explorer one in his and tons of guys with pop up one's

once again all on lowered truck i would never install one ever due to the structure being complete crap after..
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i love my factory sunroof


the wife has one in her jeep too
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database error lol got to love RPS
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the wife has one in her jeep too
Stupid Sport track owners!!!
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database error lol got to love RPS
ya its been really sorry lastly
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that link didnt work trent
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Yes it does
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you could build a custom support bracket, instead of just one big beam make 2 beams alongside the sunroof...
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this guy did a explorer power sunroof (its working now but that could change)

http://www.rangerpowersports.com/for...d.php?t=224501
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thats sweet dude thanks alot
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this guy did a explorer power sunroof (its working now but that could change)

http://www.rangerpowersports.com/for...d.php?t=224501
dame i have not heard from Derick in ever lol

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