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Why? The rangers rear end is way to light to make Mud Terrain tires actually useful on a 2wd.
Who on earth told you that?
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I had 33's on a 7.5in rear. No problems there.
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haha. Where in palm beach are you?
Royal Palm Beach close to Loxahatchee.
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Why? The rangers rear end is way to light to make Mud Terrain tires actually useful on a 2wd.
HA HA HA



Oh man......You're going to get slapped.
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^^ OOBER OWN'D!!!!!!

Sick picture though!
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He actually made it through that time.

But the next one....hydrolock.
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^^^^hydrolocked? not a surprise. reminds me of a guy I used to call the U -boat commander, because he sunk in the water o many times lol.
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haha. He got hydrolocked, but was fixed later that day and came back for more action!
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Who on earth told you that?
I told myself that the last time I drove my truck in 2wd... which was this morning. Sorry, they may be somewhat useful..... getting you stuck in hairier situations.
All I'm saying is I wouldn't be mudding in a 2wd or go with someone who has a 2wd truck. You end up having to tow the guy out the entire time. Had to do it with a buddy who drives a 2wd chevy.... Needless to say I don't go offroading with him no more.
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i thought you said mud.. i dont see any.. i must've read incorrectly
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I told myself that the last time I drove my truck in 2wd... which was this morning. Sorry, they may be somewhat useful..... getting you stuck in hairier situations.
All I'm saying is I wouldn't be mudding in a 2wd or go with someone who has a 2wd truck. You end up having to tow the guy out the entire time. Had to do it with a buddy who drives a 2wd chevy.... Needless to say I don't go offroading with him no more.
Well I would have to disagree. I have A/Ts and aggressive M/Ts and most of the time I stay in 2wd (untill I am stuck). My Swampers out-perform my BFG Mall Terrains on any terrain except sand. You have to know how to drive with M/Ts though, there is a certain skill required. I have a lot more fun in 2wd in the mud. I also don't mind getting stuck, it is all part of the game. Agree to disagree I suppose, but a M/T will get you farther than an all terrain the majority of the time(with exceptions i.e. sand) given that the driver know what he/she is doing, regardless of being 2 or 4 wheels drive.
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Element,
I also stay in 2wd most of the time until I get stuck. I have a very tight LSD in the rear though
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I also stay in 2wd most of the time until I get stuck. I have a very tight LSD in the rear though
That's a good point, I forget that I have an ARB locker.
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That snorkel came in handy today...We hit a pretty big "puddle" turned out to be a freaking lake, thing was deeper then we thought.

That enough mud yet?

I put on my f-150 coils and ya know...it only lifted it like 1".
Actually rides better then the stock coils.

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Wow. I really am shocked that someone would piece together a snorkel kit with pvc pip from home depot. Be ready for flame-age.

Stock suspension was never meant to be beat on like that either.
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Well nothing has broken so far.

Whats wrong with my snorkel? Sorry if I can't throw away a few dollars toward a real one.
What you don't understand is I own a car which gets 99% of all my attention. This truck is just my daily beater rainy day driver.

Also not everyone has a good paying job and can throw money at a brand new ranger with brand new after market parts.
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You're gonna find yourself changing that last statement soon if you keep beating on the suspension like that.

Snorkels usually route the filter in a closed box above the cab or at the top of the cab. Not at the bottom of the windshield.

Hell, if it works for you then keep it. But for a snorkel to do it's job it should be up high out of the way.
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Snorkels usually route the filter in a closed box above the cab or at the top of the cab. Not at the bottom of the windshield.

What snorkels do that? Oh, the ghetto pvc ones with the K&N filter on the roof to get wet and muddy.
I don't plan on going through water deeper then my lights, ever. It's a insurance policy cause I need 2 vehicles. My car is strictly pleasure and show.

I only beat the crap out of it for that video. All the other runs were were crawling. I'm not dumb. I check before and after all my ball joints, tie rods, bushings. I know what is a normal clunk and what is a not so normal clunk.
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Actually, the ARB's do that. But no biggie, they're probably really cheap and ghetto like you said. I bet they never sell these either:



There's a reason they look like that and are the size they are. FUNCTIONALITY.
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Whatever, I'm taking it off then.
I still don't see how an "air filter" fits up there in that little area.
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You don't have to change YOUR truck because someone on here doesn't like it.

EDIT: Those ARB snorkels don't have a filter up top, just a screen.
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Yeah the utilize the stock filter box. just allow it to pull air from up top, away from water.

Leave it on, I really don't care. I'm just telling you it's not going to do you much better where it's at.
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