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Old 09-07-2008
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I figured I'd start a thread about the evolutions of all our trucks, no matter how big or small the changes might be. The goal is to keep this an ongoing thread that gets updated continuously throughout the mods/changes we do to our trucks. No need to re-post, just keep goin' back to edit your previous post. No limit on pictures, post away!

When I first got her. Summer of 2005
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Fall of 2006, Senior year of High School
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Winter 2006/2007
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Summer 2007
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Spring 2008
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Summer 2008
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Most Recent!
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Truck looks great and has come a long way!

Whats with the one in your avatar.
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Truck looks great and has come a long way!

Whats with the one in your avatar.

lol, there is another thread I asked people to photoshop my truck. that was my favorite. i took it down b/c people pm'd me about it and asked if it was really mine haha.
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I love that Mazda.

When I first got it, bald front tires and stripped control arms
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33x12.5R15 Summit Mud Dawgs
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Few months later, new tires and ball joints
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New dent and half pinstripes
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Painted interior, sound system!


Rock Crawlers, freshly painted stuff
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Current, no pin stripes, bumper, door panels. Plastic piece missing. Painted tails.
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Looks good dude, needs a lift though
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I guess I'll play then:

As stock as it gets:



32x11.5x15s and grille inserts



Clear corners

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Wreck

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New grille, no bumper and headlight mod

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Body lift

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And as of today bumper!!!

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Those are just the big things. I've had more interior changes than exterior.
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May 2007... the day I brought her home
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June 2007
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August 2007
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September 2007
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November 2007
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January 2008
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June 2008
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July 2008
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Current-
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Sans the Ranger decals and the Yukon decal
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August 29, 2004 It was 1 day old:



fog lights and skid plate:



step bars bed cover tint:



july 4, 2005 rubber ducky mod, tail lights mid skid plate, hitch



buffalo angers sticker, back up lights



Waag bar - i got THE LAST ONE!



kc daylighters 150 watt





chrome mirrors, chrome door handles



level 2 gauge cluster



gas tank skid plate



tail gate indicator light





7-12-07 painted my head lights - dad couldnt believe i spent soo much time on them, but admitted they really looked good!



and thats all I have done. that was the last mod I did. I have barely touched the truck since. and to be honest, I no longer get 'excited' over my truck. lost ALOT of interest in it.
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which is completely understandable Dave.

Truck looks good for what you did to it!
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Second day i had it
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3" body lift and 33s
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3" body lift, 6" rcd, 37s on 20s with Brazilians
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to that strippe for new lift (:
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Bump, heres mine. lets see more too!

The day after i bought it
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Line-X
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Removed side steps and mud flaps. Cranked the bars a bit.
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Black headlights



Punisher!


Got my 32's and wheels.


I am done for now. Saving for a quad before I lift it, or do anything too major.
btw after the headlights my camera evolved too lol
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oh god, Its gonna take a while to gather all these pics.. Give me a few haha
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day i bought it
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pic with the car it replaced
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clean *** interior, added oem mazda mats from ebay
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replaced front plate with something else
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amp setup


2 10" infiniti reference under blanket (dont need peeps looking in and seein em)
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custom bricks to prop up the box
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tinted front windows 20% and my dad gave me a truck tent as a present
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most recent pics of truck with back window all done up
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yeah fairly week *** mods ... if anyone knows how to get more than 24mpg hwy out of a 99 2.5l 5spd please let me know cause id love to do that next ... as far as i know the engine maint is all good but maybe it needs new plugs
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Heres my tire evolution, its the Spare tire, but close enough
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Ok, here's the only pic i have left of it stock, some old guy drove it before me.

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then a 3" Body lift and some 285/75-15 Nitto Terra Grapplers
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broke my radiator so i built a skid
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Then i got an Aussie locker
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And it worked amazing


hmmm, at some point I put the Hellas on
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Then somewhere around the same time as the last few i made my rear bumper
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Got some diff armor (its paid for it self in full more than enough times)
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New shoes for the whip
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35s on a 3" BL and hella cranked t-bars
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Then the 5" RCD and 4.88s went in
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Put my winch plate and winch on
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Spare tire carrier
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Got introduced to Wyoming and...
Rock Lights and no doors!
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And some snow wheelin
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Had a slew of broken stuff, this is only part.
MANY CV Shafts-
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Coil-Over-
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And now my truck sits in the parking lot..not moving-
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Before I broke the carrier, it got sas'd
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Got my truck december 06

June 07. Completely stock
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The night i got her back after being lifted and new tires.
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Offroading the first time with the lift a week later
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Now with clear corners


Newest. CB installed
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first day i got it

to this



with alot of this

to this


and as it sits in my drive way right now waiting to be converted to an 06 front end

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Stock fleet truck:


Lifted:
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Now:




There are alot of other pics, but these sum up the main phases..

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Nothing much.

When I brought it home
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Put the OHC in
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Added my Deere sticker
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Installed Explorer Sport cluster
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New tires to put on
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Body lift to add
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Last time before tires and lift
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Everything on
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Added another sticker
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My turn

day we got it
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new tires 265/75/16
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Cranked t-bars and my friends tires off his 91 ranger
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2" torsion key and shackels and hit a tree w/ 32x11.5x15 pro comp m/t
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light bar
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dual firesticks
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and more to come!!!!!
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Day after it came home (notice the Jeep in the background, in it's jealous rage)


First mods: S10 bug deflector and my huskey low pro box:


The topper I got for it.


Lights and visor (or "beaner wing" as somebody on TRS called it):


Fire stick (currently off)


No more bug deflector:


How it sits currently:
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I have been through about 10 different identities with this truck so i will just give you a pic of when i bought it 1/23/07 til the last pic 10/8/08
Look here: https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...ad.php?t=61042

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A lot has been changed/fixed, more then you can see. Still have a ton more that needs to be done tho.
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here is not soon after i got it.

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Got some new tires

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Got a brush guard

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and here is how it sits now with a B/l

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You got rid of the brush?
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Day I brought mine home:



Little more recent: toolbox and removed mudflaps, new driver side mirror to match the original one, scratched the front valance:


More recent: removed toolbox because i hated it, didnt flow with the truck, repainted entire frame and rear axel even though you cant see it in the pics:


Now: Removed pinstripes, removed plastic lip from front valance, fixed front valance removed all the scratches, cleaned inside and out, now it sits in the driveway awaiting new rims bought some Ultra 164 Polished Aluminum Rims by Ultra Wheel


Now: new rims and tires mounted. 31" Mickey Thompson Baja MTZ's

Next up 3 inch body lift, possibly a new front grille.

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