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New from Canada .....eh?

Whats up everyone. My names Chris, I'm 20..heard about this site from Crazymikey, funny because we have had the same kind of truck before as well lol..also i've kind of been lurking for a while. Im originally from Thunder Bay but im in Sudbury at the moment for school, then heading out west once im done. Thinking Coquitlam or something like that in BC perhaps.

My dad bought a 92 Ranger recently with a broken flywheel, so he got a steal at $600. He kind of lost interest in it, and his retirement is coming up so he is looking at something a little more reliable...something like a 7.3 PSD maybe. Anyway I will be picking this truck up off him once I am back in town, and I will be doing a few things to it before I start driving it. The flywheel and drivetrain is all back in the truck now, so it's just small stuff.

It's a 92, Extended cab with the 4 liter, 4 wheel drive. I think the front diff is a Dana 35TTB with these trucks? Anyway...thats about me in a nutshell...looking forward to learning a few things about these trucks, is there many of these 2nd gens on here? I have a feeling its mostly newer stuff?

I think my first few mods will be a 3 inch bodylift, some springs/shackles (Kind of leary about drop brackets i see in lifts, dont want to invest alot of money, and only looking for an inch or 2 suspension wise), and some bilsteins...just something somewhat cheap to do and looking to clear some 255/85/16s, i think it would be a decent size for the truck. Also thinking about building a flatdeck. If anyone has advice about that kind of stuff feel free to send it my way!

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welcome to r-f pepps. by flatdeck do you mean flatbed?
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welcome to RF eh?
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Howdy! Welcome to the site. Post up some pics of the ole gal.
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welcome to RF eh?
You stole my line. LOL Welcome to R-F.
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welcome to r-f pepps. by flatdeck do you mean flatbed?
that would be the one. haha, yeah i've always called them flatdecks...maybe its just the lingo around here lol.

i'll post up some pics when i go home for march break, nothing too special just yet..but its getting there
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What would everyone recommend doing for a suspension lift? Im pretty decided on a body lift, however I think I will need a little more lift in order to clear 255/85s, and would like to keep my alignment somewhat reasonable. Would explorer coils make any kind of difference on our trucks? Like mentioned earlier, only looking for about an inch or 2. thoughts? Thanks
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cheers f*ckface.
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Well, if you are just adding to the 3 inch body lift to clear the tires, I think all you'll need is another 3 inches. I've heard of guys doing F-150 coils with AAL's, but not sure what that'll do.

Welcome to the site. I like gen 2's.
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damn mike....thats low. hah

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Well, if you are just adding to the 3 inch body lift to clear the tires, I think all you'll need is another 3 inches. I've heard of guys doing F-150 coils with AAL's, but not sure what that'll do.

Welcome to the site. I like gen 2's.
Thanks man, Im thinking I'll do a little trial and error, my buddy has some 30x9.5's Im going to throw on after I do my bodylift and see where I stand. I wouldn't mind getting some prerunner fenders or doing some cutting to clear some tire.
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Glad to see another Kanuck in here. Welcome to RF
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welcome to R-F, Christian!
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yeah Pepps is a fellow former Mazda B2200 owner. I dragged him over here from MazdaBscene.

Post up a pic of the ol Dawg!
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Chalk one more up for the Canadian-Side, how's it going son, let's see some pics!
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alrighty mike. just for you, ill throw some pics up of the ole B-2Millenium ahha
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hey man welcome aboard. did you do chalkboard paint on that hood or are they just flat black, thats an inventive way to gete girls numbers lol.
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yupps flat black paint, its actually pretty neat, pretty durable too. haha yea your right..and its a huge conversation starter..i remember when i had my truck with me last year living at residence, when one person saw that someone was writing on it, everyone had to..haha. i picked up another hood to do it for 10 bucks so i didnt ruin my good hood. you can pick up the stuff at canadian tire or any big paint store...i think krylon makes it, its available in flat black and almost like an olive drab...you know...like the oldschool chalk boards..lol. you can also get it in roll on form, for bedrooms or whatever
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those last few pics were taken at a car show in winnipeg, the summer shocker. not sure if your familiar with it? it was 2 summers ago at some high school football field. good times for sure
n thanks for the welcomes everyone
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I certainly recognize the girlies from Minitruckin Mag.

That truck was ****. But like in life, we move on.
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Hey man welcome to RF. One more Canadian to join the ranks.

Did I see that you wanted to move out west? Well you know what they say, west=best, East=Least.

Coquitlam eh?, not a bad choise, but good luck affording any type of housing lol
I live in Mission, its about 40 mins for there.

Nice B btw, I have a buddy that has 3 of the 2600i's, its getting sick lol.
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welcome nice old school cant wait to see pics of the ranger
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