looks like I got my work cut out for me! - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource


General Ford Ranger Discussion General discussion of the Ford Ranger that does not fit in any other sub-forum.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 03-16-2013
03DualSport's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Wimberley, Tx
Posts: 260
looks like I got my work cut out for me!

Went to the junk yard today and picked up a pair of door panels out of an '11 ranger with all power options to convert my truck, auto dimming mirror with microphone built in for hands free, complete eatc out of a '98 explorer and the thing I'm most stoked about is the full center console with sub out of a ranger! Now I just gotta find the time to install all this stuff
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-17-2013
Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Welland, ON
Posts: 186
Holy score! The sub console is really rare!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 03-17-2013
FULLSCALE's Avatar
Level III Supporter

iTrader: (12)
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Clinton, Ontario
Posts: 8,181
Sounds like you'll be busy! Going to be nice when it's all in there.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 03-17-2013
Scrambler82's Avatar
Old Guy Userů ltr
iTrader: (12)
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: SoCal
Posts: 6,769
The '11 door panels are power, nice the square buttons are a score.
I am looking for the buttons and the inserts myself.

If you don't mind how much did the door panels run ?
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 03-17-2013
03DualSport's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Wimberley, Tx
Posts: 260
Scrambler: $75 each loaded with bezel, armrest, switches and wiring pigtails. Try car-part.com thats usually where I buy my junkyard stuff from. You'll find a lot more there then you would on eBay.

I went to the yard only looking for the eatc and mirror, just couldn't pass up the panels and console. I never find this kind of stuff round here. Should have played the lotto yesterday lol
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 03-17-2013
03DualSport's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Wimberley, Tx
Posts: 260
Joecool: its going to be even more rare sitting in my Mazda since they never came like that from the factory :)
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 03-17-2013
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: alberta
Posts: 457
I found a Ranger center console w/ sub once at a junkyard (the truck was rolled on the test drive apparently! Shame too, it was a yellow Level II). They didn't want to separate the console from the seats. In hind sight, I should have pillaged all the parts I could off of it, but I only took the front skid plate. I went back for the tow hooks, and the truck was gone.

Anyway, how does the install work out pertaining to the sub? I thought they were a pain to get working with anything but the proper factory head unit?
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 03-17-2013
03DualSport's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Wimberley, Tx
Posts: 260
I could care less about the sub itself. For me all its going to do is act as a bracket for the console. I'll take my thunderform with 2 10s over the factory 6" sub. I too ran across a full console one on car-part.com a while back but the accident was so bad when they pulled the seats they found the console was badly cracked so I passed on it.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 03-17-2013
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: alberta
Posts: 457
Ah! I get it. I'm not big into car audio stuff, and I don't want my limited interior space more limited by extra speaker enclosures, so the little sub in the console seems like a good idea. If it would work, that is.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 03-17-2013
01RangerEdge's Avatar
Scrambles the DeathDealer
iTrader: (11)
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Jackson, MO
Posts: 7,598
Nice junkyard scores. I wish our yards had cool stuff
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 03-17-2013
03DualSport's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Wimberley, Tx
Posts: 260
Believe me my junkyard adventures around here never go this well. Typically when you do find rangers in the yard here they are beyond stripped.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 04-16-2013
Scrambler82's Avatar
Old Guy Userů ltr
iTrader: (12)
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: SoCal
Posts: 6,769
Quote:
Originally Posted by 03DualSport View Post
Scrambler: $75 each loaded with bezel, armrest, switches and wiring pigtails. Try car-part.com thats usually where I buy my junkyard stuff from. You'll find a lot more there then you would on eBay.

I went to the yard only looking for the eatc and mirror, just couldn't pass up the panels and console. I never find this kind of stuff round here. Should have played the lotto yesterday lol
Hey,
Did you get the 2011 power door switches in place ?
Was wondering how the connectors and/or the wire colors matched up ?
If you have done this can you post what you did to match up the switches and if the door inserts fit the earlier doors.
Thanks.

One last thing, are the door switches lighted and did you do that too ?

Last edited by Scrambler82; 04-20-2013 at 06:22 AM.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 04-19-2013
03DualSport's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Wimberley, Tx
Posts: 260
I haven't had the time to do this yet. Currently im working on installing an eatc from a crown vic. Door panels are probably a month away.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 04-20-2013
Scrambler82's Avatar
Old Guy Userů ltr
iTrader: (12)
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: SoCal
Posts: 6,769
Too bad,I wish is was closer I would come over and help, just to see it and get the wiring down.

Luck with Isis project and please post the info when done.

Thanks.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Looks like I'm going to spend alot more money Lone Ranger 93 General Ford Ranger Discussion 18 06-20-2007 06:14 PM
Looks like its SAS time QWIKSNK Drivetrain Tech 21 09-18-2006 08:45 PM
well.. looks like its totaled mx98ranger General Ford Ranger Discussion 33 07-13-2006 01:17 PM
Looks like I'm Stayin 99XLTOffroad General Ford Ranger Discussion 26 02-14-2006 01:08 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:03 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.