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Tougher look?

I have a 1993 Ranger Splash orange and I am about to lower it 3/4 and have polished 95 Cobra wheels on it. The truck is clean and looks good and my interior mods look pretty sweet and pretty tough but people are all like aww its so cute or aww its so little and I just want people to be like that truck looks BA or something or at least not call it cute thats not cool. So if anyone has any sugestions on what I could maybe do let me know please.

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Black wheels; that makes everything look better.
Dark head lights/tail lights.
Darker tint.

Black=B.A.
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honestly, your truck does not evoke "badass" at all... especially the color and stance. lowering it will result in being even less of a bad ***. UNLESS you re paint it and do something to make it more "badass" what that is, only you'll know.
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honestly, your truck does not evoke "badass" at all... especially the color and stance. lowering it will result in being even less of a bad ***. UNLESS you re paint it and do something to make it more "badass" what that is, only you'll know.
Don't listen to him.

Your truck will look awesome with some black and red going on!
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I say the 3/4 kit, and a nice set of staggered rims with some nice meats on it will help the curb appeal. Dump the exhaust after the axle, nice roll pan,
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THESE!!!

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Don't listen to him.

Your truck will look awesome with some black and red going on!
well, at least your smart enough to know that red and black is badass... i've been driving red and black rangers since 1985. ODERINT DUM MUTUANT.
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Drop it, billet grille, 4x4 foglight valence, and you'll be good lol
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THESE!!!

ew dont put anything like those ricer wheels on it.

Those cobra wheels are not to bad but they really dont do much to me, something with a nice big lip on it will look nice.
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splash valance and fogs.. some 18x10 rear and 18x9 mustang rims of some sort.. um.. 5.0L
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Oh God don't put Mustang wheels on, everyone has them and it's bland.

Who cares if they are "rice", they look nice.

Can someone stand out for once, like this Vette?
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bagg it.. black out.. and v8?
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sometimes standing out isnt the right thing to do.
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Drop it, tint, and a roll pan.
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you should change the title to "how can i catch a cops eye and get a ticket"
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i say one of those push bar things like cops have.
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i agree, u cant go wrong with red and black. If you want to look BA, I'd say either a v8 swap or a nice custom paint job. I'm not a fan of lowered trucks, but I've seen some nice ones. air ride couldn't hurt either.

Sorry, but the only way to make an impressive lowered truck is to spend a lot of money,,,
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Loose the exhaust tip, lower (not slammed, just lowered for handling), tint, and a 302. Will be plenty tough. Black is played out.
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Your Orange truck looks like faded red in that pic. Got any other pics under different lighting?
Also those tires look tiny, I'd upsize a bit. Those have to be smaller than 26" OD. Try to lessen the fender gaps with some tire first, before you drop it more.
For wheels, just something with less backspacing to give you a wider stance.
After that, black headlight mod.
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Your Orange truck looks like faded red in that pic. Got any other pics under different lighting?
Also those tires look tiny, I'd upsize a bit. Those have to be smaller than 26" OD. Try to lessen the fender gaps with some tire first, before you drop it more.
For wheels, just something with less backspacing to give you a wider stance.
After that, black headlight mod.
you cant black headlight mod that light housing, he'd have to pick up some ebay lights.
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Black rims for sure and a valence with fog lights.


Maybe paint the mirrors black as well.
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wider tires/rims, and black stuff that other people mentioned already.
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personally, i wouldnt do any more black. i would try and color match everything ( like the door handles) and get some larger rims. That along with lowering it would make it look better.

Also, get the '06+ emblems and a roll pan.
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do a nice paint job....or something like some pinstriping....a nice billit grill and mabye some new rims
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If you want it to look tough and you are gonna have it lowered you need to make it look more intimidating. Maybe a cowl hood, bigger tires, lose the rubber ducky antenna and put a billet on, definetly lose those wheels and put some black ones on but not ricer wheels, and do a two tone paint. Just my opinion.
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honestly, your truck does not evoke "badass" at all... especially the color and stance. lowering it will result in being even less of a bad ***. UNLESS you re paint it and do something to make it more "badass" what that is, only you'll know.

Yeah, it does kinda resemble a soft plush child's toy. To make it look BA, you have to go the extremes of either a lowered rice ride, or a towering rock crawler.
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