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Beginners threads of interest

I was talking to a new Ranger owner earlier and he didn't know a lot of the abbreviations like OHC and what a Mustang Dome light was and stuff and I thought that it would be beneficial to have like a Beginners Thread of Interest of something that just lists easy beginner mods. Some of my ideas were:

98-00 Blinker Mod

01+ Blinker Mod
(i couldnt find one on R/F)

Fog light Mod

Interior Painting Tutorial

Mustang Domelight Install


Overhead Console Install Part 1 and Part 2

Maximum Tire Size Chart


Crank the Torsion Bars


Muffler Discussion

Speed Governer

Tuner Discussion

Bumper Mod

Throttle Cable Mod

Replacing Speakers Front and Back


Any other ideas are welcome!

Also some of these how-tos arent here on R/F so if someone wants to rewrite them and put them up here go ahead.
 

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Be a good idea to add...tire size, how to crank t-bars,best oil to use,all the other questions you see on a weekly basis from noobs.
 
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Great Idea
 
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ah good ideas Kevin, i'll get on it.
 
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Gauge painting/LEDs
 
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Why won't my truck go over 89 mph?
What kind of muffler sounds best?
What kind of tuner should I get?
 
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-governed
-flowmaster in most cases
-sct handheld
 
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Originally Posted by taknotes
-governed
-flowmaster in most cases
-sct handheld
Yes, I know, these were suggestions to add to the list so that maybe they will not be asked 24 bazillion more times.
 
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HMMMMM.....
Couldn't get the link for interior painting to work.
 
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Fixed, I figured a link would be good in a sticky haha.
 
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Originally Posted by BILLZFX4
Yes, I know, these were suggestions to add to the list so that maybe they will not be asked 24 bazillion more times.
lmao my fault man
 
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i think those should be about it as far as common searches... dont want this to just tunr into the how to section
 
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Yep i was thinking the same thing, i think thats a good collection of easy beginner mods to get people started.
 
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Great idea, I wish this was around when I started! I would add a speaker replacement how-to.
 
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^ might not be a bad one either....

also add in bold caps at the bottom that having your tailgate down doesnt help millage... not sure how many people know that but seems like i always see people with them down
 
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ok will do
 
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If you want add all the short hand we use....SAS,SFA,IAC,OHC,MAF,FTW,.ect
 
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all of griggs car domain.
 
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Overhead console?

I saw in an earlier post that you had painted your overhead console black, I was wondering what kind of paint you used. It looked like it matched the original pieces well. Thanks
 

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