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What to do?

mk heres my updated pics take a look its got dents jacked up sheet tell me what i should do it what order.















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i have no interior took it out due to all the mold and nasty that would get in it after flood and ect. so Cut Loose!oh and i built that box myself and my buddy convinced me to port it when i did it sounded like pure **** so i just super glued a tennis ball in the port... worked great.
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You going for street or offroad? I say either way suspension and tires/rims
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what happened? anyway, if i were you, i would start with a new fender and getting the tailgate dents fixed. then for the interior, I would get new flooring (i just got vinyl edge floor for my truck!) and maybe new seats... explorer buckets and center console maybe?
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leaning twards off road but if i am going to do that ill just fix it up and sell it and buy a 4x4 ranger... as for what happened some drunk on parole wrecked my truck @ the beach, also not to concerned with interior since the cab has 6"+ of water during flood season 4-10 times a year
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So your truck gets flooded 4-10 times A YEAR?
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So your truck gets flooded 4-10 times A YEAR?
ya really sucks cause i have a fiber glass bed so in the bad floods my back ends floats... this year i had to jump out and push my floating back end into some ones yard to get traction lol damn 2wd! spare tires + 2 other tires pop my rear end right up lol i was flooring it and going no where so confused! but when i opened the door i flooded my cab XD
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Aftermarket sound system+water =/= good truck
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Aftermarket sound system+water =/= good truck
its done fine so far the amp got soaked one day when i let my gf borrow my truck she left the windows down it didn't start up for a day the next day it dried out and worked fine. ^.^ but on the lighter side the amp and box are both on that ledge in the back that's about 8 or so inches above the part where Ur feet go.. so it doesn't get wet.
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its done fine so far the amp got soaked one day when i let my gf borrow my truck she left the windows down it didn't start up for a day the next day it dried out and worked fine. ^.^ but on the lighter side the amp and box are both on that ledge in the back that's about 8 or so inches above the part where Ur feet go.. so it doesn't get wet.
haha i was just messing. I thought about dropping some 10s in the ranger when i get it.. but i plan on offroading so there's no point.


Recommend:

Cleaning the truck
Rollbar
Pipes
Toolbox
3 in Body lift
33s(and some 16 pro comps)
tuck those wires
bury the hatchet(lol)
winch
front bumper/grille guard
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man looks like a real nice truck in your avatar but in those pics it looks like it was beat.

I wouldnt even try to fix the tailgate, it will probably be cheaper and easier to replace it with a used one. The fender you could get a quote on getting it fixed and if its more then what you can buy a used one for then I would get a used one off another truck.


If your going to the beach, driving in the mud, and driving in high water often then you need lifted 4wd. If your going to sell that truck then its needs a serious cleaning inside and out. Looks like my truck does most of the time though so I cant talk much. lol
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If it floods there that many times a year my first mod suggestion would be pontoons, then an outboard.
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If it floods there that many times a year my first mod suggestion would be pontoons, then an outboard.
well i tow my buddies cars with a jetski if that counts... and ya i can get all the body parts form a junk yard and sand/paint/put on myself [thank god for my work]
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You really need clean the truck. That alone will make you feel like your truck is ALOT nicer.

Then wax it and get some new tires.
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personally i could care less about the outside being clean because theirs a new coat of mud added daily ill clean it when im rdy to sell it :D
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What about the inside? If you keep your truck that dirty all the time when it comes time around to sell it youre never going to get it looking decent.
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What about the inside? If you keep your truck that dirty all the time when it comes time around to sell it youre never going to get it looking decent.
its metal on metal... theres no carpet take a closer looks ill just pressure wash it or use some on and off
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Well it was nice...
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its metal on metal... theres no carpet take a closer looks ill just pressure wash it or use some on and off
Think he's referring to the fabric...
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Think he's referring to the fabric...
ya in that case i can certainly clean it but my dogs tend to mess it up daily! every time i clean it looks real nice the fabric but my dogs mess it up within a few days :P i might just clean it and replace the pics for yall :P but my dogs are more important to me then clean seats
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drop some heavy duty carbon fiber or plastic racing seats.. you can just hose them down and the 5 point harness is way safer. if you want to offroad then just sell it and get a 3rd gen 4x4 ranger
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drop some heavy duty carbon fiber or plastic racing seats.. you can just hose them down and the 5 point harness is way safer. if you want to offroad then just sell it and get a 3rd gen 4x4 ranger
3rd gen ranger is what years? and also should i go for a ranger 4x4 or a tacoma 4x4?
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