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If you could, what would you do?

Hey i was just curious on how far people would go with there rangers if they had no hold ups… If it wasn’t your dd and you didn’t have to pay for a part, what would you do to your ranger?
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7.3 PSD.... Or a GT500KR motor and trans....
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2.5 ton rockwells on 54" boggers w/ a built small block. Full cage.

Make it a badasss mud truck.
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I would pull the motor. Get one of them super 6 blocks and build that up with a super charger
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paint, focus svt seats, lvl2 pioneer console, 331 stroker, redo exhaust, powerdome hood, 01-03 edge bumper, bedliner (sprayin or carpet)
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a built 302 would be the only thing i wouldnt do right now (60,000 more miles under warenty)
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here is my wish/will do some day list:

- pull the 4.0 and stroke it out to a 4.5L with a SuperSix stroker kit
- port polish heads
- JBA ceramic coated headers
- full stainless steel exhaust
- supercharge the 4.0
- built 5r55e
- Dana 44 front axle
- custom brakes and axle shafts for the rear to have 5x5.5 lug pattern
- remove fender flares
- fill fender flare holes
- repaint with a candy apple pearl red and metallic silver pearl
- '06-'07 front end
- cowl induction hood
- graph a 2nd door on the rear of my cab for a full 4 door (use Ranger front floor pan in the rear so i can install bucket seats on a Ranger seat trac)
- extend frame so i can have 6' bed with above mod
- powder coat entire frame black
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now can you add a 3rd door on to a super cab or is i a big process (like a stock 4 door ranger)
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^^huh?
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Trade for a 4x4
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Trade for a 4x4
haha yep and id be happy
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triangulated 4 link in the rear
rebuild the rear frame
coilovers front and rear
cage it

built D44 and 8.8
lockers
run 37s and 4.88s

Drive my truck down to Nicksters for him to
Rebuild my engine
EE Supercharger
Rebuild my tranny
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ya im with sean, 4x4
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built 302
camburg 4link
glass bedsides
camburg LT

inshort a built prerunner with all the trimmings
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4x4 then a full explorer interior conversion. and a 4.0 or v8
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triangulated 4 link in the rear
rebuild the rear frame
coilovers front and rear
cage it

built D44 and 8.8
lockers
run 37s and 4.88s

Drive my truck down to Nicksters for him to
Rebuild my engine
EE Supercharger
Rebuild my tranny
That sounds pretty good to me! Though I might go for a 302, T5 tranny, D60s front and rear, and ~37s. Or I'd take the money and tube out the sammi with the same drivetrain
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I would just lift another 4-5 inches, throw on 36's, SFA, and 4.56's.

Really don't want to go much larger than that and I will do most of that within the next year anyway, just too busy with racing season at the moment to dedicate any money or time to the truck.
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i would do the free gas mod
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Custom Paint
Black Interior with black leather seats, in dash DVD, etc
Coil-Over SFA, 40" tires, 18x12 chrome wheels
Custom Big Brakes, disk in all corners
06 Front end with chrome grill
Fully powder coated frame/drivetrain
04 Ternimater 4.6L, not sure about trans.
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I'd put ina 5.0 with a new trans and T-case. Get the same wheels I have in 15x10 with 35's or 37's, Obviously lift it Suspension and maybe a BL too 4:56's. A KC light bar with 4 150w KC 's. Explorer leather, power seats. Maybe a Leer Top and a bedrug.Maybe repaint the truck and get some body damage fixed, I think that's a good starting point.
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I'd keep the ranger for play and buy a 7.3L Superduty

(oops i did)
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Swap for 3.9 cummins diesel, SAS/35's and exo cage.
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id throw the lightning engine in it, cobra r wheels, full cage with racing seats, harnesses, lowered 2/3, 07 front clip, roll pan, borla dual exhaust
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where to begin.

SAS, Lighting motor with a 6speed cobra manual transmission, 44" boggers, Bucket seats with Center Consule, Train Horns, Convert to 4wheel Drive.
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get some 35s and 15x10s

and some engine mods (supercharger)
and 4:88s
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