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Old 04-09-2007
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Give me some ideas! lol

Ok, since I have decided to add a/c to my ranger, I have ordered or have done:

Power doorlocks/windows w/ alarm system - coming soon!!!
Tint- just put that on today! :D
OHC and mirror! Coming soon!
A/c system, awaiting a big box from a very cool duder! Thanks NeedforSpeed!!!
LED dash mod - Done! Me likey!
Line-x - in the bed the day I bought it!


So, what else can I do?! :) It's only a 2wd, 2.5l 4 banger manual. I like tasteful mods... nothing like spinnas or dubs!


Thanks!
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lemme know how the install goes for the power windows...im curious about that one
do somethin with your suspension...nice lil lift with some nice tires...
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Well I would say drop it a little and add some Bullitt Mustang wheels. They look nice on Rangers. But you usually need a spacer in the front.
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lemme know how the install goes for the power windows...im curious about that one
do somethin with your suspension...nice lil lift with some nice tires...
I can do that! It's a vanity that I'm spoiled by with my cobra (and last 2 mustangs..) :p It's the little things that I miss and I think that's why I neglect my truck.

I would put a lift on it and some bigger tires, but it almost seems like a waste, as the 2.5l is kinda a dog?


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Well I would say drop it a little and add some Bullitt Mustang wheels. They look nice on Rangers. But you usually need a spacer in the front.
I notice you are in ohio.. i'll be there in July... if you are near the WPAFB area, that will be my stompin grounds for awhile! :D

Again, with the 2.5l being underpowered, would that be a wise choice? I would love to do a 4.0 or (depending on the move) a 5.0 swap. I would like to lower it and do some bullits, as they can be found for pretty cheap if you know where to look.

The only other thing holding me back from doing that is my girl things it's retarded to lower a truck... I tried telling her it would be to improve the handling on the ranger... she then reminded me of the cobra sitting outside! lol

I forgot to add that I have 2 jl10w0's (old, I know) and a whopping 300w amp pushing it. :p I should upgrade the stereo, as I do want more out of it.
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Just lift it and put it on 33's. Maybe a gear change also.

It seems you have a nice cobra also. Come over and visit @ www.svtsnake.com, #1 cobra site on the east coast.
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yea 2.5 will be ok...j/regear it...i'm still learning about the regearing process so you'll have to ask somebody else what kinda gears
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well speaking for my own tastes i think a truck looks nice with bed rails and tailgate protector as well as a rear slider and an across the bed tool box how about a moon visor and a bug flector id raise it too lol
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whats wrong with dubs?!?! lol. Show some pics with cluster done
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lower with mustang rims..pics of the cobra plz :) have several friends with em, 1 is a 04 competition orange vert (1 in 72) with 500+ hp and torque, 03 silver 10 anny coupe, 03 red coupe, 03 redfire vert
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Go bigger!!

You should lift it!
Go big or go home Right!!

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lower with mustang rims..pics of the cobra plz :) have several friends with em, 1 is a 04 competition orange vert (1 in 72) with 500+ hp and torque, 03 silver 10 anny coupe, 03 red coupe, 03 redfire vert
Someone asking me about my cobra?
Can do on the pics! These cobra's are just too good to pass up...

Before the bassani headers, jlt intake and a retune, I put down 486rwhp and 535rwtq.. I'm dying to know what I'm sitting at now! :D

Here's my little list of mods on the 03:
Mile Hi Tuned
BilletFlow 2.93 NonSlip, Steg Stage IV Eaton w/TB+ plenum
JLT Carbon Fiber CAI, LFP 4lb lower, 3.2 Alt pulley
100mm Reichard Racing Idlers, NGK TR6's, 100mm BF Aux idler, Steeda Heat Shield
Bassani MidLenghts, X and AftCat, MGW Shifter, BF IRS Diff Brace (Black)
LFP Dual Pass H/E and LFP Intercooler Res, EvenFlow Cooling mod
MM FLSFC, H&R Race springs, Redline hood shocks,
18x9/18x10 Chrome Fr500's, 265/35 and 295/35 BFGoodrich KDWII's
SS Cobra inserts, Sirius Satellite

And the pics!



Dirty engine shot showing off my new JLT intake...
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Oh, and I put on the power window and alarm/power door locks today! Pretty straight forward if you are mechanically/electrically inclined. There were a few things that I had to "think out of the box" on, but it was pretty easy. :)

although, I felt like an ***... I finished up paneling up the interior at like 10pm, popped the fuse in and tested it... then I proceeded to clean up and in doing so, I must have hit the panic button, the damned thing was blaring loud! I couldn't figure out how to shut off the system, so I just pulled the fuse before a neighbor threw a rock at me. lol

Tomorrow will have me installing the exploder OHC/mirror, a few a/c parts and messing with the alarm.

I'm still not 100% sold on lifting the 98.. It's only a 2.5l, and bigger tires would only make it slower :(
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dang man that looks sick, heres a pic of my buddys comp orange one, only one really worth seeing, rest of them look like any other 03/04 cobra..

day he got it:


wheels while waiting on new ones:


new ones


his mods:2.8 upper
4lb lower
Billet Idlers
JLT cold air kit w/ Flames
Tuned by Pro/Dyno ( like 4 Times )
Dual Pass Heat Exchanger
M/M caster camber plates
IRS Brace
H&R Race springs
MGW short throw shifter
MGW Billet Interior Goodies
Classic Design Concepts Light Bar
RWHP to date 478
RWTQ to date 518
^those #s were with a slipping pulley belt and clutch
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I think those last set of rims really set his cobra off! :D

Well, over the last 2 days I installed:
Power windows (finally)
power door locks (alarm)
OHC
I'm waiting to do the mirror as it won't slid onto the post on the window for some odd reason?? if I can't scrape it off tomorrow, I'll just glue them together somehow.
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