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Hi all
I just bought my first Ranger yesterday.

Its a Gray 04 fx4 L2 5spd

I bought it as a DD and light off road vehicle. I also own an 89 YJ on 35in boggers so thats my main offroad rig.

I also own a 98 Eagle Talon TSI AWD that is heavily Modded and is about to receive a new stroker engine.

I hope I have some knowledge to contribute to this forum
I have a problem with not leaving things alone so Im sure this Ranger is in for some mods..

I already want to add a dual exhaust and intake.

Where is the best place to find tech articles and information on my truck?


Thanks for having me.
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welcome.
we need some pictures
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Do you want pics of just the Ranger or is anything good.

I havent gotten any ranger pics of my own yet but ill try to post the ad pics.
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well the jeep sounds like a fun toy and the eagle sounds like it has alot of time put into it...so any or all pictures would be good
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Here is the autotrader ad pics. I havent gotten my own yet.

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very nice truck, i love that color.
those are the seats i have been trying to find for the last 6 months...
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oh, you got the one with those crappy curved hooks on the front right? i've been trying to find a set to prove a point to a friend of mine, and i have to find a set to modify for my truck... here's what i'll do for you... because you are new to the site and seem like a nice guy... i'm willing to trade you straight across for my 07 level II hooks, which are infinately stronger, because they don't have those ridiculious bends on them... here's a pic of mine, and the dreadful ones that i think you have... i will do this for you, and all you have to pay is the shipping of yours to me, and mine back to you...

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(photocredit redneckstone, who knows first hand how horrible these hooks are, and the many hours it will take to make them useable)
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^^your's are a pain to hook to though... and worth alot less. lol. Plus, he'll have cutouts in his valence that'll be left and very visible. juice ain't worth the squeeze.





Anywho...welcome to the site!!! Go out and take some of your own pics and show us the XJ and Talon!! Would you mind posting a picture of the shifter/boot combo for me??

Thanks!!

Welcome to the site. Sick truck. It's pretty much exactly how I woulda done mine many years ago had I got a LII. Just toss on some 32" M/T's and done! lol.
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^^your's are a pain to hook to though... and worth alot less. lol. Plus, he'll have cutouts in his valence that'll be left and very visible. juice ain't worth the squeeze.





Anywho...welcome to the site!!! Go out and take some of your own pics and show us the XJ and Talon!! Would you mind posting a picture of the shifter/boot combo for me??

Thanks!!

Welcome to the site. Sick truck. It's pretty much exactly how I woulda done mine many years ago had I got a LII. Just toss on some 32" M/T's and done! lol.
nah... that's just an independant opinion... NO ONE likes those curved hooks


oh, and shane... lol



i should have added to my first post, welcome to the site Kevin
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no...i guess you're right....everyone including myself hate those hooks....

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shhh he doesn't need to know the truth, and i would love a free set of those hooks... nice pic btw
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welcome fellow canuk! nice truck, post up the other two. tons of good stuff on here.
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oh, you got the one with those crappy curved hooks on the front right? i've been trying to find a set to prove a point to a friend of mine, and i have to find a set to modify for my truck... here's what i'll do for you... because you are new to the site and seem like a nice guy... i'm willing to trade you straight across for my 07 level II hooks, which are infinately stronger, because they don't have those ridiculious bends on them... here's a pic of mine, and the dreadful ones that i think you have... i will do this for you, and all you have to pay is the shipping of yours to me, and mine back to you...




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Hmmm I sense a con job lol

I kind of like the curved hooks for now anyways. Tell you what If I change my mind you will have first dibs.
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very nice truck, i love that color.
those are the seats i have been trying to find for the last 6 months...
To bad your not closer I don't really like the seats that much. The worst part is the drivers seat is coming apart on the left side where you rub getting in.

What do the leather seats look like? Im a leather seat fan.
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^^your's are a pain to hook to though... and worth alot less. lol. Plus, he'll have cutouts in his valence that'll be left and very visible. juice ain't worth the squeeze.





Anywho...welcome to the site!!! Go out and take some of your own pics and show us the XJ and Talon!! Would you mind posting a picture of the shifter/boot combo for me??

Thanks!!

Welcome to the site. Sick truck. It's pretty much exactly how I woulda done mine many years ago had I got a LII. Just toss on some 32" M/T's and done! lol.
I have pics of the yj and Talon somewhere on the internet I just have to remember where and Ill post them.

As for the shifter/ boot ill do that asap for you. What exactly do you want to see?
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This was the yj when I picked it up in 06

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This happened almost immediately after haha

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after a while I painted it OD

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I dont have any recent pics of it but it doesnt look to pretty right now lol.
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Here is the pics I have of the Talon . Again no recent up to date pics

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This is what the engine compartement looks now It need a new engine so Im going to be building a stroker

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Thats all I have at the moment

I have a bunch of build pics from other peoples misc projects that Ive done. If you want to see them I can post them too.
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welcome to R-F, Kevin!
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man, i love em both. that jeep for being kinda a throwback at older ones and the eagle for the simplicity/non racer look.
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I took some of my own truck pics and took pics of the shifter Like was asked.

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Cool! I totally forgot about this thread! Brainfart! lol. Anywho, thanks for the pics. Thanks Kevin, and welcome to the site.
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Welcome you got some nice looking rides



And Shane I really like that picture of your truck on the Interstate
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