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Old 04-03-2014
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What would be the best exhaust system I should put in my ranger its a2.3l

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this section is not really meant for questions, but most people go with a Flowmaster or Magnaflow, personally I like my Magnaflow, go to Youtube and check out sound clips and decide what you like best. But whatever you do don't waste your money on a system, just buy the muffler and have a shop weld it up for you, much cheaper that way.
 
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Old 04-04-2014
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Yesterday I put a fuse in the CORRECT spot and brought my speedometer and windshield wipers back to Life!! Today I drove it to work.
 
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today i took my 60/40 seats and cut them into 40/40 seats worked out pretty good got idea from another user on here tomorrow im putting in a new grill and hid head lights
 
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Old 04-10-2014
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bought some new fogs and yellow vinyl overlays on ebay. sick of my foggy water filled fog lights. just gonna make sure i seal them up well
 
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Old 04-10-2014
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I removed the snorkel and all the related parts and just have the K&N filter coming out of the tube. No power difference of course, but way cleaner looking and easier to change of course. That and took out the center console piece on my seat, way more open now.
 
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Old 04-11-2014
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Replaced the rotted rubber brake hoses on my highboy that sat for seven years prior to me discovering her
 
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Old 04-15-2014
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I installed my 33's, although it is **** pouring where I live. Had to get the studded winter tires off.
 
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Old 04-18-2014
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fully detailed my stx inside and out. tomorrow i will be cutting off the gear rattle dampener since it has come loose and keeps grinding on the end of the tranny. sometimes it will grab and cause the tranny to buck like it has a busted mount
 
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Old 04-18-2014
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power washed the chassis, wheel wells and motor of winter gunk, hand washed the outside and detailed the tires, trim and motor
 

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installed navigation to my Pioneer AVH-X8500BHS - with the AVIC-U250. I love it!
 
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Old 04-21-2014
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Not today, but did it yesterday, got a new to me camper on it, removed that pesky front sway bar, cleaned the inside a tad.
 
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Old 04-22-2014
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Installed a Flowmaster... the wife hates it.... which makes me like it even more....
 
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Old 04-23-2014
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Battery went bad. Still covered under warranty though. Decided to upgrade to a group 65 instead of the puny stock 58. It barely fit, but the price difference after my discount was $31. I couldn't go wrong with that. No regrets with the swap!
 
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had to get an alignment done after cranking the torsion bars!
 
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Old 04-27-2014
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Not today, but in thew last 3 days;
- Got a fiberglass cap (its red, but will be painted flat black)

- Repainted my front bumper, Québec winter roads are a bitch :P And removed my 3x 6in spots...I'll replace the with 1 single 20in led bar

- I mounted my spare tire with a custom mount in the box. I dont got my actual mount, but this is the photo of the idea I stole from tire-gate

- And, I installed my hi-lift to the side of the box
 
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where did you get the add-a-leaf kit from? Thnx!
 
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Old 04-27-2014
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Originally Posted by k_teven View Post
where did you get the add-a-leaf kit from? Thnx!
If that comment was for me, it's a custom job.
 
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Old 04-27-2014
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Between yesterday and today racked up 300 miles on the old thing hauling couple things here and there. "Learning to drive" son put all but about 30 of those miles on it (manual transmission). Both truck and son did just fine (in the blowing hard Kansas wind!).
 
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Old 04-28-2014
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Originally Posted by ianyboy View Post
Not today, but in thew last 3 days;
- Got a fiberglass cap (its red, but will be painted flat black)

- Repainted my front bumper, Québec winter roads are a bitch :P And removed my 3x 6in spots...I'll replace the with 1 single 20in led bar

- I mounted my spare tire with a custom mount in the box. I dont got my actual mount, but this is the photo of the idea I stole from tire-gate

- And, I installed my hi-lift to the side of the box
dang! that cap is the same that i have , but i will have to paint it red

your have the red cap already , mine is white dang!
 
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Old 04-28-2014
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If you were not in arthur (where ever that is) we could of traded
 
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i shipped her out to her new home in Florida
 
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Replaced one of the straps that holds my gas tank up. The old one broke from rust.
 
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Old 04-29-2014
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Originally Posted by ianyboy View Post
If you were not in arthur (where ever that is) we could of traded
arthur is 52 kilometers northwest of guelph ontario
 
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Originally Posted by cheese_man View Post
arthur is 52 kilometers northwest of guelph ontario
KK, ya well, just checked Google Maps, its a 9h drive :P As I said, it is far! It'll be cheaper to both paint our caps :P:P
 

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