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Stumped... need opinions and help

OK, so most of you know what my truck looks like, DWB on the 33" MTR's, no lift, and black steelies.

A couple weeks ago I decided I got tired of my Ranger's flexing on my window, so I took them off, that ugly *** Yukon gears sticker, and all around cleaned up the look that set my truck apart. I also took my tonneau cover off for winter, and am debating on if I want to continue running it. Basically what I've done is brought my truck back to a clean slate in a sense... unintentionally, but now I'm stumped as to what I want to do asthetically with the truck.


I am for sure doing the headlight mod with clear 06 corners this winter, as well as 2 coats of nightshade on the tails. But from there I'm stumped. So...

Opinions would be nice as to what you all would like to see out of my Ranger... Keep in mind, cheap is the way I'm looking at it for a little while.

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Body lift would look nice.
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small body lift would look good.
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Ive been back and forth on body lift vs. AAL and crank the hell outta my torsion bars or even chevy shackles in the rear to give me about 1.5-2" lift, just to put the 33's in proportion.

Asthetically I feel i need to do somehting. I'd like to get a diamond plate Delta toolbox or the like, but can't be forking $150 into it just yet, plus if I'm gunna be racing the truck next season while I pay it off, I wanna keep weight down too, to try and keep it as consistant as it has been (last night I was 5 thousandths of a second difference on my 6 runs)

One idea I've had, and I may fork the $45 on them, is 67-68 Ranger badges off an F-100 Ranger, the cursive script badges, remove the badges on the fender, fill in the hole behind them and mount the script badges on the door, like a Chevy Silverado has.
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Spindle lift
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I say BL as well. Cheap and won't screw your ride quality like AAL and torsion crank will.

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Seriously, why am I the only one who likes a little bit of doggin'?
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Ha, yeah I'm not one of those confused 2wd guys or gals who lift their 2wd to romp through the mud... 4wd or go home is how I look at it!

If I could afford it, I'd already have a Superlift and a body lift, but I don't have that kind of money... damn bills.
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Roll bar in the bed with lights and diamond plated covers to go around on the bed walls. Maybe even a spray in bed liner and grill guard w/ winch mounting area.
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Put the cover back on and get a bodylift.
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get a real exhaust imo. headlight mod definately. All DWB'd '06 emblems? Could always repaint the grille for a newer look as well.
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I think a B/L would be good on your truck.

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Ha, yeah I'm not one of those confused 2wd guys or gals who lift their 2wd to romp through the mud... 4wd or go home is how I look at it!
Please. Real men only need 2wd. That and I like better mileage.
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Yeah body lift, headlight mod, DWB 06 emblems, niteshade. I actually have a almost full can of niteshade that I can send you for like 6 bucks if you want it. I only did 2 coats on my taillights.
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Get some Diamond plate bed caps, take off the front plate.
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Chuck... get a lowprofile tool box like I have. Then some 06 emblems, dual exhaust, head light mod, billet antenna, and billet grille.

On the inside do the OHC mod.

If you need anyhelp I can always try to come down and help.
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Get some Diamond plate bed caps, take off the front plate.

I'd love to ditch the front plate, but Colorado is a 2 plate state... sucks hardcore

I'm liking Shanes idea of painting the grille.

Oh, Trent, I'll hit ya up on AIM, I'm interested in that nightshade.
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Oregon's a 2 plate state too......and i havn't had my plate on the front for the past year. lol.


Yea...ohhhh.....paint your stock antenna!!! I took one off like a f150. It's black. totally diggin it now.
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dude i'm gonna have to paint mine next weekend!
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yea.....doesn't stick out like a sore thumb anymore.
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