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Hey everyone

I'm new here, so wanted to say whats up? theres alot of nice trucks on here. Hopefully theres room for mine.

I'm 18 and bought my ranger about 8 months ago or so, just a stock 2005 ranger xl. cant afford nothin fancy, kid on a tight budget. but i love it.

just got my tires yesterday.

And you guys love pics so i took a few :)

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Looks great man! Kinda like my trucks younger brother lol.



You plan on getting a BL or lift spindles/AAL to raise her up a little? That bumper needs to get back on sooooon.
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Welcome to the site

Your truck is a great platform to mod from. There are several cheap mods you can do
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ya i was planning on spindles and add a leaf on day down the road :) but i gotta set aside some money first. i also didnt want to go to big with it cause then i'll be wanting bigger tires and with just the little four banger didnt want to go bigger than 31's


what are some cheap mods? open to suggestions
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Welcome to RF Jerry! I bought my truck in HB actually. Check the How-To area for some cheap ones, there is also a beginner's thread of interest floating around somewhere as well.
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Blinker Mod <--- $8.00 (cost of wire and connectors) How To

Headlight Mod <-- $20 bucks

OHC mod <-- $30.00

Mustang/Taurus Dome light mod <-- $10.00 - $15.00 How To

Air Box Mod <-- Free

Bumper Mod <--Free How To

Beginer thread of Interest
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cool thanks for some cheap ideas guys

about lifting it though, how high would you guys reccomend?

cause i dont plan on bigger tires, what would look good with just the 31's?
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It wouldn't look bad with a 3" BL on it, theres a couple with that setup floating around. You could always wait until you need new tires and then lift it.
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It wouldn't look bad with a 3" BL on it, theres a couple with that setup floating around. You could always wait until you need new tires and then lift it.

First welcome to R-F!!

Second, I like your new avatar Trent!!!
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cool thanks for some cheap ideas guys

about lifting it though, how high would you guys reccomend?

cause i dont plan on bigger tires, what would look good with just the 31's?
Spindle and 31s would look good.
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welcome to r-f... nice lookin truck you got there.
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Thanks guys, and you dont think spindles would make the tires look to small? someone told me coils would be easy for the front and not be too big, but someone else to me that'd mess it up. Is that true?
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Coils, require new UCAs, spindle is cheaper and easier. I ran 32s on my old 2wd with spindle but rubbed a little. I know someone running 30s on his spindle lift, doesn't look that bad at all.
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welcome to R-F, Jerry!
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Welcome. Here is a pic of a 2wd with 31's and a 3" BL
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Lower it

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Thanks guys, and you dont think spindles would make the tires look to small? someone told me coils would be easy for the front and not be too big, but someone else to me that'd mess it up. Is that true?
Welcome man!

Coils will require either a new UCA or ball joints or both so that could get spendy. I know it's only a few hundred for a good fabtech or doetsch kit for 2wd's. I think it would look way good on your truck man!
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