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99 Ranger Build

Finally got my ranger on the road after fighting to get the title straighten out for the last year and 8 months. Been done with the suspension for about 4 months now and i have changed a few things which are in my other thread. Since i had her out I took some flex shot today.













The last is pic is me and im 6' 1".
So far im pretty happy with it and have alot of future plan for it.
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Wow, it's a nice truck. The wheels and the chrome grill are pulled together nicely. It would look sweet with some 06+ mirrors in chrome also.
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Nice looking truck!
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Holy hell! Nice work dude! That is great looking and one of the cleanest SAS trucks I have seen!
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Nice truck!
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Sick truck! Looks great!
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Thanks guys.
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truck looks absolutely amazing!!! nice job. whats the backspacing on those wheels? i think i want mine just a tad wider.
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It reminds me of Matt's before he hacked the **** outta it.
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Gorgeouse truck with a spot on stance. whats do you have for the drivetrain? you mentioned another thread but i didnt see it with a quick browse. whats the approx lift height and tire size?
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Heres a link to my axle swap.
https://www.ranger-forums.com/solid-...-build-131913/
Its a dana 44 up front out of a 79 F250 and a Dana 60 Rear. Motor and transmission is stock and i just swaped transfer cases for a older 1354 so i could have a speed sensor and a front yoke.

I dont know offhand what the backspacing on the wheels are ,i got them used.
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just gott ask, why thornbirds?
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just gott ask, why thornbirds?
I got a really good deal on the them. Why not?
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Awesome looking truck.
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Very nice! Looks like the ranchos flex well.

Got any idea on how much uptravel/droop you have in the front?
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Looks good!
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I got a really good deal on the them. Why not?
heard they are as good in mud as a BFG AT. When is your first wheeling trip?
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Very nice! Looks like the ranchos flex well.

Got any idea on how much uptravel/droop you have in the front?
Thanks
Im also surprised at how they flex. Could of gone more, never lifted the tires off the ground.
I never measured the travel while i flexing the truck out.
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heard they are as good in mud as a BFG AT. When is your first wheeling trip?
Dont have 4 wheel drive yet, ordered my rear gears today and they will be here wednesday and hopeing my mechanic can install them next week, Then redo my crossbember and get a drive shaft for the front. I dont have a wheeling trip planed yet, just saving up to get it four wheel drive. I know the tires are not going to be the best in mud and that fine with me.

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Got my gears for my rear axle last night. Wont be able to in intall them till next week or the week after.
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Also got a pic of the truck nect to a stock ranger at work.
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Whats gears are you going with? Looks like a beast in that last picture.
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Whats gears are you going with? Looks like a beast in that last picture.
Going with 5.13 gears. Already got the front regeared to 5.13.
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This showed up today! Will be installing it tomorrow!
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Cant wait to see this pig done and back on the trails. Lookin good!
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