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Help! LVL II question

How do you make your truck a lvl II?
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https://www.ranger-forums.com/showth...light=level+II
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Well as most of you know I'm swapping in a manual case and going with OEM Level II stuff, minus the tailhousing.

So far I have all I need, but I'll list the prices I paid for the parts

Chrome floor bezel from a 02 FX4OR - $60
RCM cover - $40
T-case shifter arm and ball - $87 (Bought Shane some parts as a trade)
Modified my old Auto/Auto inspection cover to match the Level II's cover, minus all the rubberizing
T-case linkage from a 91 B2 and expo inspection cover rubber with offset case location - $10
Custom t-case linkage bracket to adapt to the standard M5OD-R1HD tailhousing - Free (I made it)
T-case from a 94 Explorer $100 (Pissed about the service with the company I bought it from so I'm going to try and make them pay for half for their mistakes.. Possibly $50)
Rubber soft plug to cap the speedo cable hole - $2.09
2 quarts of royal purple ATF - $24
U-joint clamps for the 1354m's front output - Free - $10 depending on if I buy new or not

The things I might need are:
95-97 expo front driveline if the superlift one won't reach - Up to $50, then new u-joints
1354m pigtail to signal the lights in the dash - Free, junkyard pocket mod

As of right now, I have $324 into the swap and the only thing I wish I had was the Level II inspection cover :( That part alone costs almost as much as I have into the swap!

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Tomorrow if all goes the way it should, I should be starting on the swap around 10am starting with picking the case up at 9am.
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lol with alot of money:
  • alcoa wheels with bfg tires
  • if you have a manual, you need manual tcase and chrome shifters for twin stick
  • all black interior platics/headliner, etc
  • 31 spline ll/s axle with torsen out L2
  • #1 Torsion Bars
  • bilstein shocks
  • level II stainless tow hooks
  • upgraded stereo
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Okay but i have an automatic, does that change anything consdering that i cant put a manual tcase and chrome shifters for twin stick
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Okay but i have an automatic, does that change anything consdering that i cant put a manual tcase and chrome shifters for twin stick
Put a manual transmission in it. Here is that thread.

https://www.ranger-forums.com/project-logs-82/trepauls-auto-manual-swap-82820/
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hoever you could get automatic Level IIs, so that is a moot point. The manuals were more sought after as they had twin sticks with pretty chrome shifters
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Level 2 is overrated
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Level 2 is overrated
x2. if i'm gonna lift a truck and put Rims and tires on it, i'm not gonna waste my time with an L2.
i'd just find something with an 8.8 and 4.10s and go from there.
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Step 1: Buy my tow hooks
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Step 1: Buy my tow hooks
For the front? How much and pictures! :)
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For the front? How much and pictures! :)
Think he said $130
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the interior swap is the most noticible. also would he need a repaint? they only came in select colors..
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$130 + shipping (should be $11 for a flat rate box). The left hook has that marker they use at a junkyard to mark their stuff so it comes right off


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How can u get $130 for those?
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cause theyre hard to find.. i just got a hell of a deal on an FX4 LVL II shifter.. im so stoked.
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cause theyre hard to find.. i just got a hell of a deal on an FX4 LVL II shifter.. im so stoked.
yeah. good luck finding them lol. they're 168 a piece from ford, 110 tasca.

wont hurt me keeping them anyway i could care less if they just sit here lol
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How can u get $130 for those?
That's a good deal. If I had the extra cash, I'd scoop them up now.
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I want this and a lift and some 33's.
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I want this and a lift and some 33's.
So do lots of people.
Custom front bumper with a winch isn't hard to do, just time consuming, Hope you can weld.
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So do lots of people.
Custom front bumper with a winch isn't hard to do, just time consuming, Hope you can weld.
I cant personally, But i got buddys that can
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