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Old 01-09-2007
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i have 2 different lists.... one is what i plan on doing to it... the other is a list of crap already sitting in my garage that needs to be installed.

Plan To Do:

3" PA Body Lift
33" AT's
Rims- not sure of 15" or 16" just yet...

Stuff I've already got To Do List:

Skid Plates
Explorer EATC
Oil Change
Spark Plugs
Roll Pan
Build another sub box other crap i can't think of right now
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Old 01-09-2007
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sell it and get something better on gas.
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Old 01-09-2007
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sold it. keep my new (to me) truck running.

btw, i have a set of 03-04 level 2 towhooks for sale if you want them fmd.
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Old 01-09-2007
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ball joints within the next 2 weeks...
DPFE to fix CEL for good i hope
UD pulley
Efan again
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Old 01-09-2007
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new lower valance
sell it
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Old 01-09-2007
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finish SAS...
31 spline

the rest i will never tell till its done or close..
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Old 01-09-2007
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I dont have enough pages to list all of mine.....
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Old 01-09-2007
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maybe color match the grill and lower valence.....
ummmmmmmm......guess thats about it......for now.......OH, and center caps if I ever get around to it. lol I gotta get 1" billet spacer for the front first though.
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Old 01-09-2007
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just a few things:
lock right gears
window tint
upper a-arms
bigger tires
rhino liner
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Old 01-09-2007
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Where do I begin??

POR-15 Frame Restoration
Crank Coilovers
Change all fluids
New rims/tires
102" whip
Finish Stereo System
New Leaf Pack - Possible Chevy Swap

I've got a peice of paper written in small print filled front and back of my complete list....
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Old 01-09-2007
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to restart and finish my freakin sub box
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Old 01-10-2007
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Originally Posted by Big04Ranger
tax check wont come soon enuff

What's currently known to you guys and in no order......

present to 3 months:
centerforce dual friction clutch (installed, got the truck back today; now for the 500 mile break-in)
new brakes (pads and shoes)
superlift front DS
RCD + deaver leaf install
American Racing mojave teflon 15x8 (might change)
oil change
spark plug change (@50k - currently at 46K)
fix accident mod (I know I didn't say anything, more later in post)
as per 4.0 oil change rant post....dry hump truck now that I have it back
wash truck

3-6 months:
custom CVs for RCD (ditch axle spacers)
higher rated springs for RCD
wait for a front diff with 4.88s
regear rear to 4.88
35x12.5x15 MTs (might force me to 15x10s, not sure yet)
front glass (maybe)

9-18 months
match 4 out of 5 numbers on the lotto so I can pay for another neat mod

Accident mod.....
while going to work 11-30-06 I was in a protected left turn as lead car in lane. I was attempting a left-hand turn proceeding from east bound to a north bound change. A vehicle coming from south bound and turning left in front of me to go west bound took turn too sharp while blowing red light. Seeing this and being on a slight incline I came off brakes and rolled back. At this point my lanes of traffic were green (green left hand turn and green straight). Car behind me left enough room for a jumbo jet to land, but honked at me as I rolled back. I maintained my position but vehicle that ran red light and was BLOCKING my turn was about to rake my entire front left side due to their non-driving. In order to avoid the coming accident I cut right sharply, dodged them and JUST as I cut left to make it around them I clipped the rear DS quarter panel of a suburban (2001 I believe). I'm not sure of damages cost yet to burban. Ford has quoted me ~$1400 (cheapest quote!). They will be able to pound out my PS fender. I have a dent right above where the back of front bumper meets fender flare and I'm also dented behind my side marker. Side marker mount is broken, side marker is pretty scratched up, and the mount for where the side marker attaches to FIBERGLASS headlight assembly is cracked. Bumper cover (aka front valance) is being replaced (don't know why - part of quote I'll most likely tell them to nix) and front bumper needs to be cleaned. The bumper actually took the brunt of the glancing off burban, but all it got was clearcoat scratches that have come straight off. Can't even tell anything touched the chrome on the bumper. Right now I don't even want to imagine how much the insurance quote is for the suburban. I had less damage on my truck than it [suburban]. Deductible is $250 for me. I'm not sure if I want to just tell ford to replace the headlight assembly and front marker, thus leaving me with a dented fender and I'll just put front glass on. Rather, I'm not certain if I want front glass or not yet.
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Old 01-10-2007
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Hmm.. 2 more cylinders, Liberty 5 Speed and a LOT of body work. All over the whole bloody truck the clear coat and paint is falling off. Thered dents in the bed and drivers door as well as the Flare holes in the bed. Probably just change the bed and door and paint the whole thing after the mechanical parts are done.
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Old 01-10-2007
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-install spindles (sittin in my garage)
-new wheels
-swap in an 8.8" with 4.56 gears and a locker mounted on cheby springs <--my personal favorite
-McNeil upper arms
-Bilstiens on all corners

-and some day if I can find a Whipple for a good price, ill go that route but I dont see it happening realisticaly
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Old 01-10-2007
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In no particular order:

bed tiedowns for toolbox
skid plates
limited slip
explorer over head console
explorer diff. cover
1" body lift
bigger tires (gonna be awhile cause i have 8 spares of the same size right now)
sub box built and install
ipod mount
front comp. set install
finish up second battery install
ho alt
light bar and 4 lights
brush/grill guard
lvl 2 tow hooks
rear hooking point for tow strap (d shackle?)

wow that is long, umm win the lotto :)

ohh and pay of the truck mod
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Old 01-10-2007
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Hmmm...can I remember everything

Finish installing fuel tank
Install new fuel pump
run fuel lines
re run chassis wiring
madia blast cab, doors, bed sides, tailgate, fenders
install new seats
fabricate harness bar
paint and install interior (currently gutted)
build turbo motor
rebuild trans
paint truck
epoxy bedliner
install MegaSquirt system
move battery to bed
install tonneau
port head
port intakes
paint/powdercoat just about everything
buy wheels and tires

Thats the main stuff...but there are a lot of little things that go along with this list.
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Old 01-10-2007
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grill - honeycomb is ugly
skid plates - just in case
new tires - came with general AW's and they are ugly
replace factory 6 cd before i lose some cds
spray on bed line
westin safari bar, or some other push bar
something to help with gas milage... or power, gotta have one or the other
maybe take the bucket seats out and go for a 60/40, the gf likes bench seats
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Old 01-10-2007
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In this order....
  • getting whatever the heck is wrong with my truck fixed
  • re-doing my speaker encolsure
  • new black carpet
  • getting new factory seat leather
  • Line-X (tax check getting this done)
  • Bama

and anything else i think of along the way...
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Old 01-10-2007
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-Steering stabilizers
-solid driveshaft swap
-upgraded sound system
-finish the blacked out theme
-replaces radius arm bushings
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Old 01-10-2007
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Let's see:

- Fix mudflap
- Repair efan cable
- Tighten door handle
- Reinstall everything on passenger door (idiots never reinstalled it correctly at the body shop)
- Install 06 taillights
- Install XLT brakelight
- Install tonneau cover
- Replace bent torsion bar bolt (see idiot body shop above)
- Get new alignment
- Replace plugs and wires
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Old 01-10-2007
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Sell stuff for it that is in the garage, find some stock wheels to put back on and take it back to stock height and remove anything that I can get some money for...
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Old 01-10-2007
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Matching wheel/tire for my spare with a bed mount.
Just ordered the rest of the billet for the truck.
Headers & Supercharger.

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Old 01-10-2007
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In this order..

4.56 Gears with 31 spline/Rear Disk
Convert Gray Interior to Black
Center Console w/bucket seat mod
Center Bezel and plastic interior items painted Dark Gray
Custom Paint?
(Built) 5.0 swap (many years away)
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Old 01-10-2007
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Well, might as well join the post.

Stuff that will get done soon.

Spare Tire.
Maintenance on the Rear Drums.
Any repairs that come up.

Stuff that will likely get done after tax check.

01-03 New Front End
POR 15 Entire Frame and Underbody (Restoration)
Possibly look into Rhino-Lining underside as well
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Old 01-12-2007
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sas,v-8,tires wheels,tool box,bed liner,bed rails,step bar,whew that is enough,oh yeah empty pocket.
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