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Old 12-05-2009
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2009, Year in Review

Well 2009 is about over and our trucks have changed... Lets review the year and list all the mods/maint/ect you have done to your truck in the last year starting from Jan 1, 2009.

Ill start with my list:

3" Body Lift
5.0L V8 motor swap(4R70W Transmission, E-Fan, Torque Monster Headers, MAC intake, Advance Adapter T/C Kit, Exhaust Redone, Resized DriveShafts, and Tune)
LED my interior
Bumper Mounted Light Tabs
Blue Torch Fab Rear Diff Cover
HID's
Mustang Rear Disc Brake Conversion
F250 Brake Master Cylinder
Installed and painted 2001-2003 Front honeycomb grille and hood
Sport Trac Gauge Cluster
Painted headlights and corners
Changed Rims(color, not style)
OEM nerf bars

NEXT YEARS PLANS:

Supercharge the 5.0
Or maybe a SAS

I do believe thats it for my list, I could be forgetting something. Ill add to it as I think more.


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Man where to start... let's see:

Tuner
06+ Corners
Wheels
Tires
Headunit
HID's
And a whole bunch of little stuff.
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how about this:
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Wheels, tires, painted flares,valance, bed rails, and a toolbox.
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3in body lift
dc -1s
procomp 33x12.5
nightshaded tails
remove bug shield
custom speaker box
painted frame
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Havent done much

8.8 rear end with 4.10 gears, l/s
Explorer sunvisors with homelink
Bought a camper shell
Replaced my front bumper
On board air compressor and semi horns
Maintenance stuff like ball joints, u-joints, t-rods
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Cody what happend to your hood??

09 was a good to me..

End of August i did the prekey+block mod...
end of October i got BL'd with 33s and new wheels!!
a beautiful transformation... love my ranger so much more now!!!

cant really remember if i did anything else to her??
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How about a picture diary of it all?

04 at work after a tree branch fell on it and dented the door, roof, hood and scratched up the side
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Somehow.... the tree damage wasnt such a big deal anymore...

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So i went to breakfast, spent a week in NorCal and came back and bought a 2009

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you know what this means
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PreKey'd

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I figured screw it, Im painting the hood

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Picked up a lower billet grille, painted it satin black and threw it on.

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Thats all for now. Not sure what im gonna do to it next year. We shall see....
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well, i got new rims, clear corners.

and then i traded it for 3/4 tonaxles, manual t-case, cummins..

i think this was a good year for my ranger lol. i saw her driving the other day. i really want to track whoever bought it down.
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Sold my '88 dec. 08 bought my '99 jan 2,09..
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since then its been body lifted,two different sets of tires,two different exhausts,torsion crank,A-A-L, sound system, cragars,cold air intake, window tint,train horns and a front hitch.
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Accident Mod
HID's
Speakers
Clear Corners
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Cody what happend to your hood??
Softball sized hail, got the entire truck... but I'm good as new now :-)
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2009 for me,

- Black headlights and corners
- Smoked LED 3rd brake light
- Good Year Wrangler Territories 31x10.5x15
- MOOG UCA's, all 4 ball joints, caster/camber kit

Not much else other then regular maintenance.
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Just a few little things, maxed out the torsion bars and got some 32" Wrangler Territories, Sylvania Ultras, fog light mod, reverse lights, toolbox, made a new amp rack/box, put in a switch to control the a/c compressor, lots of little wiring things.
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and new brakes all around
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My list:

4" Superlift
Coilover Conversion Hardware w/ Support Bars
Fox Coilovers w/ Hypercoils (Front)
6" Softride Skyjacker Leaf Springs
Fox Reservoir Shocks (Rear)
16" Buckshots w/ 33" Mickey Thompson MTZ's
Yukon 4.56's
Aussie Locker (Front)
RuffStuff Differential Cover (Rear)
Moog (All balljoints, tie-rod ends, upper arms)
Superlift Drive Shaft
3GD Sport Rotors and Greenstuff Pads (not yet installed)
Stainless Brake Lines
Limit Straps w/ Adjustable Clevis and Custom Mounts
08XLT4x4 Sway Bar Links
BakFlip HD Tonneau
Pop Lock
Infiniti FX Projectors w/ Bi-Xenon 4300K HID's (not yet installed)
LED Lights (Rear and Third)
Front Hidden Hitch w/ Custom Clevis
Switched over to Royal Purple (Motor Oil and Diffs)
Painted Frame with Por-15
Took off Step-Bars and Mud-Flaps

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Here's my little list:

Changed int. from Grey to black and silver accents.
Added Black Carpet and redone the headliner, armrest in black suede.
The whole interior of the truck then was insulated.
Added new Infinity Speakers, and a pioneer headunit.
Added Superduty Third Brakelight.
Added Skyjacker 6inch leaf springs in the rear.

As of a long month of waiting:
6" Fiberglass Fenders
Custom Functional Cowl Induction Hood
Carriage works Black Billet Grill
04-05 grill surround
SS Heated and Turn Signal Mirrors
All getting painted to match in orig color.

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Edge Bumper
HIDS
New door Speakers
Painted door handle surrounds
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09 was great for me. From this:



to this:

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I didn't do much compared to most of you guys, but heres the short list:

Hurst shifter
Cap instead of a tonneau cover
New amp/sub
OHC

Maintenance wise I had to do the following:

Oxygen sensors
Replaced rusted out brake line
Brakes

Looks like I'm going to have to find a few more things for next year!

Sean
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For 09:

Clutch
Slave Cylinder
Front Pinion Seal
Front Crank Seal
Front Diff
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In 09 i lowered 4/5, cobra rims, black heads and tails...



And i bought this:



I also did mods to my 150, HIDs, niteshade tails, mark lt grille. It came with the 20 inch wheels, k&n intake, magnaflow, and the fenderflares
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09 for me-

last winter/spring:

the dent mod
replaced passenger taillight
gave back the 31" A/T's i borrowed
backed into a tree did dent mod again
built see-through tailgate
started on repairing first dent mod
continued paying it off

plans for next year:

finish repairing first dent mod
replace front axle shaft u-joints
get a damn 3 inch BL on this thing
and some rubber
replace rear axle shaft/hub
continue paying it off

i think thats about it.
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well heres mine, a lot of people dont like the changes ive made but oh well I like it!

spring this year right before spring meet
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Fall this year..right before fall meet lol!
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Personally I think it was a good year for my ranger
minus the 20,000 miles I put on it!
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