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its not something you do to your daily driver. its for purpose. obviously you dont know anything about wheeling
man, what are you talking about?? he's got a badass 2WD with a LIMITED SLIP... WOW!! i bet he does some crazy **** in that beast!!! and he knows a ton of stuff about cutting up a ranger.... like honestly.. why would someone ever cut out there fenders?? its so dumb.. just lift it like 12 more inches so you can fit bigger tires, cause thats way better for offroad!! c'mon, everyone knows that!!
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ive been strongly considering it. but the only thing is the legality and running it on the street. i would be screwed!! but after this last week of wheeling, i really PHAWKED up my bed! the bed side pretty much was torn off! haha so at this point im strongly considering a flatbed, anyone ever done a flatbed on a ranger??
Now just imagine these are rangers. There are ALOT of sick flatbeds here

http://http://www.pirate4x4.com/foru...lat+bed+thread
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man, what are you talking about?? he's got a badass 2WD with a LIMITED SLIP... WOW!! i bet he does some crazy **** in that beast!!! and he knows a ton of stuff about cutting up a ranger.... like honestly.. why would someone ever cut out there fenders?? its so dumb.. just lift it like 12 more inches so you can fit bigger tires, cause thats way better for offroad!! c'mon, everyone knows that!!
i had a hunch he was 2wd, he would know about off roadin wouldnt he.
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measure twice cut once
That's not enough measuring.

Double, Triple, Quadruple check yourself. Just cause your excited about doing something to your truck doesn't mean you should do it like a ruhtard.

That's why the visor on my Ranger is ****ed up. Cause I just went for it, lol.
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Old 12-27-2009
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^ You do this because you are bored and want to do something to your truck. You think "Hey, what can I do to make my truck look like a piece of crap." So, you get your sawzall out and start cutting your bed up.
yea, maybe out of boredum.. but if done correctly they look badass. and they serve a good purpose. so do a little reading and searching before you start bashing something dick head.
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yea, maybe out of boredum.. but if done correctly they look badass. and they serve a good purpose. so do a little reading and searching before you start bashing something dick head.
thank you! exactly, people think its just for something to do, but its a money-saving purpose
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Now just imagine these are rangers. There are ALOT of sick flatbeds here

http://http://www.pirate4x4.com/foru...lat+bed+thread
that link for the flatbed didnt work.... anyone else have any links??
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i think i have a link for a toyota flatbed thread on there up on my desktop. I'll take a look next time i go up.
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Then just search it on Pirate. There are sooooo many yodas with flatbeds, you are bound to find a couple you like.
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that link for the flatbed didnt work.... anyone else have any links??
it has too many http's so just take one out
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its not something you do to your daily driver. its for purpose. obviously you dont know anything about wheeling
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man, what are you talking about?? he's got a badass 2WD with a LIMITED SLIP... WOW!! i bet he does some crazy **** in that beast!!! and he knows a ton of stuff about cutting up a ranger.... like honestly.. why would someone ever cut out there fenders?? its so dumb.. just lift it like 12 more inches so you can fit bigger tires, cause thats way better for offroad!! c'mon, everyone knows that!!
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i had a hunch he was 2wd, he would know about off roadin wouldnt he.
You guys are so dumb. You think just because I own a 2wd Ranger I dont know anything about wheeling. Your dead wrong. No I dont wheel in my Ranger. Used to have a 82 F250 4x4. Wheeled the hell out of it. Why are you judging how much I know about off roading by what I currently drive? Some people are so ignorant
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You guys are so dumb. You think just because I own a 2wd Ranger I dont know anything about wheeling. Your dead wrong. No I dont wheel in my Ranger. Used to have a 82 F250 4x4. Wheeled the hell out of it. Why are you judging how much I know about off roading by what I currently drive? Some people are so ignorant
uh ignorance maybe from you when you said "You do this because you are bored and want to do something to your truck. You think "Hey, what can I do to make my truck look like a piece of crap." So, you get your sawzall out and start cutting your bed up."

sorry, but it's for a wheeling purpose, no need to get butt hurt about an older ranger bed getting cut up, and it might be a toyota, so dont worry about what other people do.

it seems like in every thread, someone has to come in and play Debbie Downer just to **** people off

i can remeber why i took a break from r-f now
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Sorry if it offends you that I think it makes your truck look like crap but thats my personal opinion. Do I think it serves a purpose, I guess. I just think it makes a truck look like crap. If you cant man up and take my criticism about it then maybe you shouldnt be on here where someone might disagree with what you think.
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Sorry if it offends you that I think it makes your truck look like crap but thats my personal opinion. Do I think it serves a purpose, I guess. I just think it makes a truck look like crap. If you cant man up and take my criticism about it then maybe you shouldnt be on here where someone might disagree with what you think.
So why open a thread with "dovetailing and bobbing" in the title?

If you dont care for it dont read it, quite simple really
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So why open a thread with "dovetailing and bobbing" in the title?

If you dont care for it dont read it, quite simple really
yea exactly, curiosity killed the cat, so wtf dude?
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i gotta agree with robert here ... other than poogster1985 i have yet to see a decent dovetail on a ranger
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i gotta agree with robert here ... other than poogster1985 i have yet to see a decent dovetail on a ranger
you havent seen alot of trucks then have you?!!..
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ive seen plenty of trucks but like i said i havent seen decent ranger dovetail other than what ive posted ... put pics up of some other ones and prove me wrong then

i mean yea matts worked but he even admits it was ghetto fabolous
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ive seen plenty of trucks but like i said i havent seen decent ranger dovetail other than what ive posted ... put pics up of some other ones and prove me wrong then

i mean yea matts worked but he even admits it was ghetto fabolous
yah, i guess your right.. theres alotta dovetailed trucks out in cali right??
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yea exactly, curiosity killed the cat, so wtf dude?
Sorry for trying to help ya out. Just letting you know that your trucks is probably gonna look like crap but if you dont care about your truck then by all means go for it
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here is a guy from ranger station that dovetailed and chopped his bed. looks pretty good.

choped - The Ranger Station Forums
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you guys against me dont know that i do not care how my wheeler will look. i do not care!!!!! i asked how to do it, not how to make a ranger look good, in your opinion
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Ok then go do it then. Mark some lines on the bed and take a sawzall to it. If you search on there forum, I think you will find a couple threads where people have done it so it will give you an idea.
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Yeah don't use a sawzall, it will come out like crap then. Cut-off wheel or even a dremel would be much cleaner.
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You can do cut-off wheel also. That probablly will turn out a little better. If you take your time with a sawzall, you can do it.
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