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Icon6 New Years Update

Well Happy new years to everyone and i hope everyone has been having wonderful holidays. I just found a cord to my camera so i figured i would share some of the pictures ive been accumulating over the break.


So i got my truck out for the first real time. had a blast, but ended up paying for it...



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I was driving to pick up my little brother on the otherside of town when my truck started giving me trouble. ended up in the far right lane of the tollroad (too wide to fit in the shoulder safely) doing my best to maintain 5 mph. really scary, especially with my brake lights and flashers not working and 70mph traffic zipping by.

My other brother Evan (SanityAside) saved the day with some cables and got me settled into a parking lot where i wrenched at most of the next day. Poor truck, i hate leaving her in parking lots. It was 20 degrees out and i broke a couple craftsman sockets because the bolts were on crazy tight. I went out with some tools and figured it out along the way. super easy, 3 bolts and a couple plugs. I left that parking spot trashed

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gotta love shiny new parts with a lifetime warranty.



Then i decided this little lean of my driver wheel isnt such a healthy thing so i replaced my wheel bearings. Whoever worked on my truck before me was i dont even know... no dust caps on either side and one side missing a washer. Wheel bearings are a pain in the ***!

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And some new electronics
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Found this in a parking lot

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and a nice wash and wax


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So this is whats been going on with me. Heres my truck how i got it back at the end of summer

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She cleans up good!
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Haha wtf is up with the upside down car?
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Haha wtf is up with the upside down car?
Its outside of a brake shop. no damage on sides or ends of car, just roof. maybe an advertisement? it made me pull over

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That cars sitting perfectly untouched.. almost like they used a crane to set it down softly..?? lol
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What's the specs on your Ranger..? I can't find any.. It looks great! Lift specs?? How wide are your wheels??
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That cars sitting perfectly untouched.. almost like they used a crane to set it down softly..?? lol
maybe it fell off one of their lifts onto the roof, then they pushed it out into the parking lot, lol
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Found this in a parking lot


So that's where I parked it last night
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truck looks great.

valance-less ftw

and get a AAA card, 3 free hundred mile tows n crap.
the whole alternator delio is fun aint it, cuz now with our warantees, we can continue to beat the truck lol
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I figured it had to be a woman driver.
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Truck looks good, but you really need to put your valance back on.
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What's the specs on your Ranger..? I can't find any.. It looks great! Lift specs?? How wide are your wheels??
thanks. I need to update my profile its a spindle lift with a little tbar crankage and blocks and shackles in the rear. 02 3.0l all that good stuff. they are 15x8 wheels. i dont know the backspacing though. they are definitely wider than my old rims

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Truck looks good, but you really need to put your valance back on.
i have the valence off to do some trimming, and to give the paint some attention to make it look all nice and pretty. i like the look without it though, if i had some way to clean up the edges.
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ure truck looks great, I like to have my truck up in the air one day...
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great looking truck, keep the valance off!
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i have the valence off to do some trimming, and to give the paint some attention to make it look all nice and pretty. i like the look without it though, if i had some way to clean up the edges.
exactly how i feel.
i wanna get some plate welded on it just so i can still use the factory fogs
and get a lil prerunner bar welded to the bumper mounts like so

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cheap n looks sick
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Truck looks awesome. I'm due for some new bearings to. :(
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rsngboi, that looks great.
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Looks good... I've been looking for a spot to mount my GPS... it's not difficult to use way down there?
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Looks good... I've been looking for a spot to mount my GPS... it's not difficult to use way down there?
not at all. just have to be careful about using it in traffic. i really like it down there because its not visible to others like if it was up on the winshield. i know of a couple people who have been followed into parking lots to have their windows smashed for the gps
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