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Old 12-05-2006
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What should I do to my ranger next?

Im probably going to have about $150 to spend on my truck, but not sure what I want to spend it on for the most "bang for the buck". On my list of to do's for my truck is a 2/3 drop kit, window tint, clear corners, aftermarket radio, center caps for my wheels, and real side mirrors to replace the flags. Here is a PS of my truck what it should look like when its done.......so what should I do first? I kinda already know what most of ya'll are going to say, but lets hear it.
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And here it is PS with every thing done to it......
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looks good... get some fatter meats on there though.. wheel wells look really barren lol
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how about SAVE IT

that way you can afford that lowering kit faster


personally, ive done all the cheap mods, and if i would have skipped them, and saved up, i could have done what really matter FIRST
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A roll pan would look nice too.
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yeah. what he said ^^^

edit: ok not him. what Gabe said.
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i say save the money..and drop it ..do it right the first time =D
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bagg it..i can help you there..ive got friends with bagged trucks
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You don't need to spend money to drop it...just find a torch and heat up the springs.
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finish the wheels 1st
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Tint
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Drop it correctly 4/5
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Yea, I don't think the 2/3 will look good. Go lower home boi!

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I would say get a bigger tire, I have a 275/60/15 that looks nice an meaty IMO. However Im not sure if a 4cyl could really turn that so easy (probably could) but I would say get more side wall and probably wider tires.
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I would say get a bigger tire, I have a 275/60/15 that looks nice an meaty IMO. However Im not sure if a 4cyl could really turn that so easy (probably could) but I would say get more side wall and probably wider tires.
Why put bigger tires on when he just got them, and hes going lower?
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You don't need to spend money to drop it...just find a torch and heat up the springs.
HAHAHAHAAHHAHAHAHHA I drove a splash that had de-arced springs holy crap NO that sucked... worst advice ever...
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and this is your ONLY THING YOU NEED TO DO NEXT... then go from here...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/DJM-D...QQcmdZViewItem
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and this is your ONLY THING YOU NEED TO DO NEXT... then go from here...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/DJM-D...QQcmdZViewItem

I love how they advertise their product, they say 2/3 drop kit but yet show a truck with a 4/5 drop.

As for the guy who said heat the springs up, thats the worst hack idea I have ever heard. They springs weaken from getting heated and will sag more and more over time and eventually fail hence braking.
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spend it on alcohol and *****.........everyone loves *****
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spend it on alcohol and *****.........everyone loves *****
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Im thinking I might just go ahead and drop it, but it will only be a 2/3. I was looking at summitracing, and they have a flip kit with shackles......it says 5in. drop, but if you just flip the axle, theres your 4-5" drop, so why you need shackles? Im thinking its for the 3" drop........heres the link........
http://store.summitracing.com/partde...5&autoview=sku
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spend it on alcohol and *****.........everyone loves *****
thats what i would do. or rockwells and 54 boggers.
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Im thinking I might just go ahead and drop it, but it will only be a 2/3. I was looking at summitracing, and they have a flip kit with shackles......it says 5in. drop, but if you just flip the axle, theres your 4-5" drop, so why you need shackles? Im thinking its for the 3" drop........heres the link........
http://store.summitracing.com/partde...5&autoview=sku
Flipkit gives you 5 inches with stock shackles, If you put in the 2 inch lifting shackles it gives you a 3 inch drop.
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Flipkit gives you 5 inches with stock shackles, If you put in the 2 inch lifting shackles it gives you a 3 inch drop.
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I have a flipkit and shocks back at home (in va). Good for the 5 in the rear. Id be willing to sell it cheap
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I say 2/3 last... get mirrors and tint...
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