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Suicide Doors XLT Supercab

anybody done suicide doors on a XLT supercab? if so or not wanted some help on it, I wasn't sure if you can do it with extended cab with a opening door.. but anyway..
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i dont think i have ever seen it done on a ranger...

you cant do it with extend cab cuz the rear door has to open that was nothing soild to hinge it on
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not unless you make it one big door, Like weld both doors together. Link it up with the backdoors latch, so when the front latch opens, the rear one does as well.
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thats what I was think about was making it one big door like that, just make it look stock on the outside
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that would be retarted... good luck getting out of your truck in parking lot
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that would be retarted... good luck getting out of your truck in parking lot
haha man people would hate parking next to you.
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haha, right, I mean all you can do is lock up the extended hinges and just make it stay closed
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make dual lambo gullwing doors! Then if you ever find yourself plummeting off of a cliff just open all 4 doors and glide slowly to the ground.

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yea do lambo doors, that would be kinda neat... never have to worrie about parking eiter lol...
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naw, I don't like the lambo door look on trucks or suvs, really only look good on Lambo's anyway
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I have noticed alot of places have suicide door kits, and some are better than others as you can tell by the prices of them.. but I'm just curious where other people got there kits from?
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suicide doors has the best kits. Ive seen suicide doors on a ext cab ranger once I bet scott might even have some pics of it.
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alright, Hey Mark how does that 5/6 drop ride? scrape alot?
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sorry to hijack but i was just looking at vertical doors and 2k for 2 hinges and 2 gas shocks.... WTF, how hard would these hindges be to make....

i mean all you have to do is jog the doors out about a inch to clear the latch then they jsut go up....
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alright, Hey Mark how does that 5/6 drop ride? scrape alot?
Nah dont scrape at all unless I drive over a like 5-6 inch tall speed bumps. Its not that bad except for the tires rubbing which will be fixed with smaller tires.
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Just do the delorian style doors!!! make sure to include the flux capacitor
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seen this done before on an S-10. it was cool but kinda awkward
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I've seen a few show trucks with one regular door and one suicide. I can't decide if it's inovative or half assed, but oddly enough I thought it had style
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I saw an F-150 with the lambo style doors the other day. The guy had to step out, turn to the side, scoot out toward the back of the truck and then go an help his girlfriend out the other side. Also, he had no cars next to him, so I guess that is how they open. It didn't look like a well thought out system to me, but it was a pretty truck overall.

Suicide doors would be alright though except in a crowded parking lot it could be pretty hard to get out of or into.

Yeash, I sound like my Dad! wet blanket!

I think they need to make roll top doors...you know, so they just slide up into the roof!

OR...doors that pop out an inch, then lift vertically up to roof height and then tip over above the roof completely out of the way! AND...if you could open your doors automatically with a remote key thingy!
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Gull wing doors rule, but they wouldn't function as you would want like a Delorean's. They only need 14" of clearance to swing open, but the door also consists of part of the cabin roofing. Might be more work than it's worth to mod a Ranger that way, otherwise you would need a LOT of clearance to open the door straight up.
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thats what I was think about was making it one big door like that, just make it look stock on the outside






heres something like that but I think its an s-10
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Just do the delorian style doors!!! make sure to include the flux capacitor
Naw, Just weld the doors shut, paint the truck orange, put a Confederate flag on the Roof and call it the Ranger LEE! Doors? who needs them!

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If your wondering why they keep climbing out their cars window, You see folks, The doors on a Racing car are welded shut!, aint that slick?
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I've seen a few show trucks with one regular door and one suicide. I can't decide if it's inovative or half assed, but oddly enough I thought it had style
thats a 70's lowrider thing
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thats a 70's lowrider thing
No it not, I see it done on trucks at shows all the time

There is no sterotyping of it its just called bodywork and being creative. Most of the time they did it that way because they liked it not because they did not lack funds or have time to do it.
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if i can steal the it from my cousin i am going to put it on my truck
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