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Old 03-03-2005
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idk gil (if you dont mind me calling you that) i didnt even think about the cab flex and the possibility of breaking the windshield and all that stuff... its your truck to do what you want to it.. but if you leave your doors off if your in highschool or something you might get stuff stolen allot easier... it looks like the bad outwieghs the the good by a considerable ammount take the sugguestions and advice as you will but just be safe! im sure that everyone here on this site would rather sacrifice there vehicle before themselves...
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well for one, cab flex, I will maount a support where the super cab latches onto, making a stiffness, two stolen stuff, i just wont leave my expensive stuff in the truck, Ill get a bolt in toolbox, two Im not gonna do anything that will roll me over cause if id roll my truck id rather die anyway.

im thinkin this through a lot and im gonna make sure and do it right. as far as i know nobody has tube doors on a newer model ranger and i will make myself the "guinea pig" for now. but not without confidence.

dont worrry fellas!
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I have removed both doors and put them back on in about 30 minutes total. The "adjustment" is not hard, you just tighten the lower hinge, and loosely install the top 2 bolt/nut and have someone pull up on the rear of the door as far as it will go, tighten the bolt/nut down and viola, its lined up perfectly.

And with every type of improvement, there is a sacrafice. Yes there is always a situation where a certain mod/action will not work or will prove to be dangerous, but damn, if we knew 100% all the time, nothing would break, we could make it over every obstacle, would it really be fun?
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I did this this weekend for the trail i went on. I loved the extra visibility and it makes it easy to just jump in and out and what not. havent rewired the speakers and door signal but as for bolt on it took all of 10-15 minutes and they line up beautifully.

I actually have videos of my trip this last weekend so as soon as I get them on the comp and edit them I will show you all!!
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I knew it would be a good mod.

When i get my CV axle in and rebuild the drivers side front end, and i go to Tellico, i'll let ya'll know how it goes.
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i have a detailed article on how to do this on Yotas and stuff if yall want to see it...i want thinking about taking jeep hinges and mounts and going that route
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Old 05-24-2005
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Are they strong enough? I think our doors are heavier. It's a neat idea thogh.
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i mean you could beef the mounts up but should work espically with me having no power windows or locks...jeep doors are kinda heavy but lighter i think by a tad..I mean would save alot of work and be a really easy job to do
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Yeah, the complication for me would be all the wiring and what not. I'd have to think about that a bit.
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Old 05-24-2005
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these people must not wheel much cause tube doors/no doors are a great mod. ive personally wheeled in many vehicles from grand cherokees to wranglers to izuzu troopers with no doors. in no case did i feel unsafe. the visibility is a huge gain. if youve never ridden in a vehicle like that then you prolly have concerns. but for people who actually wheel its a big help.
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Old 05-25-2005
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I like doors...they keep the a/c in... and me in... and house my speakers ^_^
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I like doors...they keep the a/c in... and me in... and house my speakers ^_^
this what i was refering to if you dont wheel other than mud puddles then doors are great but for the few of us that do a little bit more "hardcore" no doors is a great help
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