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Old 07-14-2012
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Yah guys it is POR-15. I have tons of the stuff for free so figured I'd use it up. Also some stuff i've been working on (okay, projects in progress cause I'm never done)





I'm planning on painting them black with the "peel-able paint". They have some chrome pitting which is bugging me but right now they're sitting outside i chrome polished em so they look really nice lol.
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oh lol i think picture #1 is a record for "least truck in a picture still containing a ford ranger"
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oh lol i think picture #1 is a record for "least truck in a picture still containing a ford ranger"
Challenge accepted!
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Old 07-15-2012
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Took it in this morning to get the lower ball joints installed.
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Old 07-17-2012
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Finally fixed my exhaust

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Old 07-18-2012
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i should of ruined that muffler and painted it E4 before giving it to you lol
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i should of ruined that muffler and painted it E4 before giving it to you lol
It would have made my truck look like it's on the rag.....wait she always is.. grumpy bitch
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Old 07-19-2012
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yesterday i installed a PA air horn that they had on sale, but the relay sticks lol. ill be picking a new relay up today and hopefully thats the end of my problems.
also picking up my fog lights today (that is if they actually have them in stock)
pictures to come soon, and maybe a build thread?

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Old 07-19-2012
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Finally got to change my oil and filter today, motorcraft all the way

also put in a new air filter too. ditched the old k&n that i had.

earlier in the spring i put new motorcraft plugs and wires in, runs pretty good now.
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teaser.. those who know already, dont spoil the fun.
more pics tomorrow, the mod is done, but it got dark.

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Old 07-22-2012
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Loaded the 4 wheeler and the guns.. went and had a good time in the giant field down the road from me
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Old 07-23-2012
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I cleaned the crap out of it. Literally and fugitively.
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Mcleary316, Where did you get that front plate?!? I want one!!!

Bought the rear doors from Twinair, put them on and fixed my dome light problem! Also, helped my neighbor get home after his car died. I am towing his car tomorrow morning to the mechanics shop. Put on under hood lights and finished my interior lighting project. Next is the under bedrail lights. Been a good week for my truck!
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Old 07-23-2012
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Shinded it all up nice and perty for my date tomorrow. Ill take pics when i finish the last details tomorrow right before i go
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My truck ate the serpentine belt!

My belt was squeeking on and off, mostly just after starting. Suddenly it sounded like someone threw a cat into my engine. I pulled off the road into a parking lot and saw that my belt had been ripped to shreds. I sat in my truck for about 5 minutes trying to decide if I should call a tow truck or risk trying to drive home. I risked it and drove home. I was sweating bullets by the time I reached my drive way. It was the tensioner pulley that caused the damage. It was thrashed! I also replaced the idler pulley. I ended up putting on a non a/c belt and bypassed my a/c. I was sick of it constantly engaging and sucking power, and it made an annoying click every time it engaged. I live in the NW, so the a/c is only needed a couple weeks out of the year. Truck is running great now.
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Old 07-25-2012
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Mcleary316, Where did you get that front plate?!? I want one!!!
I bought the last one from the seller on ebay but
this one this one
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This happened yesterday.




Lost the damn drivers side hub lock on the way to work doing 65mph down the highway. Scared the **** out of me, now it seems like the cv shaft is flopping around inside there, as every time I hit a bump in the road I get this huge vibration that doesn't go away until I come to a stop and doesn't start unit a hit a bump. Now I have to try and find one like asap, as this is my DD and I have no choice but to drive it, scares me though as I don't want to destroy anything else and I can't find one.
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Professional Buff Job

$99 Special with Wax.
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Nice splash Vern. It looks sharp.
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even though its not a ranger ill pop lol.... its a sport trac





you cant see the a arms very well but theyre boxed and have some nice rebuildable johnny joints. so far im pulling about 8" of travel. hopefully when i do the uniball ucas itll pull a tiny bit more. thats with a 6" coilover. need some taller coils along with some fresh rebuilds on the hydro bumps.
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tried 93 octane tune, going back to 87 tomorrow lol
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By sunday it's gonna look ----ing great...not sure about whether im gonna clean the truck but the frame is gonna be ****.
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Put a bedliner in the bed.
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Put a bedliner in the bed.

Yeah that's probably the plan but i constantly am loading and unloading my jetski from the bed so bedliner would suck. Am planning on it though!


Oh also, washed my truck in 20 seconds lol

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Get a bedrug then.

Or a trailer.
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