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Front Rad cradle and mounts rotted out. Pics.

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Old 08-28-2011
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Front Rad cradle and mounts rotted out. Pics.

Well, I found out why my ranger makes such obnoxious noises when I hit bumps or come up my driveway. The whole front Body is moving around. Front Rad cradle is rotted to hell as are the body mounts pretty much.







Its not weldable, I cant grind a clean surface onto anything. Its all just flaking away.
 
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Order a new one and put it on.
 
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I'm not going to, I already priced it out. Its cheap but i already replaced this truck with an F150. Just figured I'd point out something others should look for.
 
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