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I think they'd be better if they didn't say his name on them.
If something you're about to drop a bunch of money on "could be better," you should explore other options. Get something you're completely happy with, not something that you look at every day and think "man, I wish they had this or looked like that." This is coming from someone that has done a lot of that over the last several years lol
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If something you're about to drop a bunch of money on "could be better," you should explore other options. Get something you're completely happy with, not something that you look at every day and think "man, I wish they had this or looked like that." This is coming from someone that has done a lot of that over the last several years lol
Thanks, I'm still looking, but those are probably my favorite so far.
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What size are you wanting to go with? I'll see if I can find something in polished aluminum/red or at least polished aluminum with an area you can make red.
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What size are you wanting to go with? I'll see if I can find something in polished aluminum/red or at least polished aluminum with an area you can make red.
15x10 if nothing else I'll probably just go with the cragar street lock
What website are you using?
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15x10 if nothing else I'll probably just go with the cragar street lock
What website are you using?
I've been looking at rimzone and custom wheels express for mine. They have a lot of different ones that I like, and they have some brands that you won't find on major sites like tirerack.

Rimzone is pretty much exclusively for trucks. They carry a lot of wheels for Rangers too. Occasionally you might find a set you like that they don't carry in the Ranger bolt pattern, but that's when you search the manufacturer's site to find out if they make it so you can buy it elsewhere. That's how I've been doing it.

For some reason, wheels and tires take me forever to decide on lol I think I shopped around for about 4-5 months before I bought the ones I have now, and it'll probably be the same story this time.
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I'm partial to my wheels, but I hate Dick Cepek wheels
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I've been looking at rimzone and custom wheels express for mine. They have a lot of different ones that I like, and they have some brands that you won't find on major sites like tirerack.

Rimzone is pretty much exclusively for trucks. They carry a lot of wheels for Rangers too. Occasionally you might find a set you like that they don't carry in the Ranger bolt pattern, but that's when you search the manufacturer's site to find out if they make it so you can buy it elsewhere. That's how I've been doing it.

For some reason, wheels and tires take me forever to decide on lol I think I shopped around for about 4-5 months before I bought the ones I have now, and it'll probably be the same story this time.
Thanks for the rimzone idea, never even heard of it before. I just looked and I'm really liking these. The picture looks like they're black, but the description says gray
http://rimzoneonline.com/15x10-ultra-174-5165gn.html
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Here's those rims in a 16x8 on a Jeep. Link
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Nomads are much better than dc3s!!!
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That nomad looks just like the one off of summit. I'd still paint the big area either black or red
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Pedro put some goodies in the mail for me today, going to have a few more mods to add to the list soon!
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Well I figured it's been a week, so I may as well post up the tiny bit of progress.
Got my Mustang Dome Light in here about a week ago and I really enjoy the MAP lights!

Also been working on the LED panels for the OHC and got a couple ideas for the corners before I put them on!


(Hate on the Donuts)
And I just put in the Explorer visors yesterday, no power to them yet, but I've got some LEDs headed my way for them!

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Got another mini project done today! Got my OHC done along with the lighted visors. ALL LED!






Also found out that the play and record button on the visors are for a voice memo. You record your voice and it will play it back to you. Pretty legit for something made in the 90's
Also a big thank you to Pedro for getting all of these goodies to me!
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Looks great man, I need some of those visor LEDs. I wish I had the voice memo on my visors now. I'd leave stupid messages on there for whenever people borrowed my truck haha
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Looks great! What size LEDs go in the visors? And I assume the plastic covers over the lights just pop off?
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Looks great! What size LEDs go in the visors? And I assume the plastic covers over the lights just pop off?
I think they were 6641. And yes, tiny screwdriver will get them off

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Attempted to paint my mirror caps today, got a hair in the one and some trash in the clear in the other. Darn wind
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Attempted to paint my mirror caps today, got a hair in the one and some trash in the clear in the other. Darn wind
I had the same problem when I painted mine. When I finally got a good finish, I put fingerprints in the clear coat on one while pressing it on, and broke a tab on the other. By that point, I had so many coats of paint from doing it wrong that I couldn't get it completely stripped. I wound up buying a whole new set of mirrors because they were cheaper than just buying caps lol
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I had the same problem when I painted mine. When I finally got a good finish, I put fingerprints in the clear coat on one while pressing it on, and broke a tab on the other. By that point, I had so many coats of paint from doing it wrong that I couldn't get it completely stripped. I wound up buying a whole new set of mirrors because they were cheaper than just buying caps lol
If it weren't for the hair, I would have left it. It looks alright as is for me. Bugs are going to get on it anyways
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Got a few more things together this weekend! For starters, bought a dual fog light switch radio bezel from Chris. After a few more modifications, and swapping in my cigarette lighter and power point, I have it running my factory fogs and my Off Road Lights. Rewired my volt meter and back-up camera to come on with the radio too. Once Pedro gets me a plug for the 4x4 switch, since I'm 4x2, I will add some more lights for reverse, or just to have them. Definitely going LEDs though. (Its got me thinking about ditching the Off Road Lights for a LED light bar too)Looking for suggestions on that one though....

Also got the 06+mirrors on!

I guessed the wires correct on the drivers side on my first try, but the second time took a few minutes.
Also got the + fender badges on, hopefully I'll get the tail gate next weekend, but I like it so far!

Just used a heat gun and tiny screw driver. Bent the old ones all up getting them off and burned the snot out of my fingers too.
And..... the finished product

I also got %off this weekend at work and picked myself up a 130 AMP alternator. Brand new list at $165, got it for $116. I still have my old one too, nothing wrong with it. Just wanting a little more than the core charge to let go of it(still a lot cheaper than one from AutoZone or Advance Auto Parts).
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Looks good!!

On the badges, I just used a hair dryer and some fishing line to "saw" the backing off. Then cleaned it up with some Goo Gone. Worked like a charm.

For the LED bar, look on Amazon. A buddy of mine has one on his Tundra and it works great. Was a lot cheaper than buying locally too. That's the route I'm going to go after the lift is done.
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Looks good!!

On the badges, I just used a hair dryer and some fishing line to "saw" the backing off. Then cleaned it up with some Goo Gone. Worked like a charm.

For the LED bar, look on Amazon. A buddy of mine has one on his Tundra and it works great. Was a lot cheaper than buying locally too. That's the route I'm going to go after the lift is done.
We've got this industrial heat gun I used. The badge plastic started running it got so hot.
I've been looking on Amazon, but I want to get in the final stages of the lift first! Probably gonna get some LED work lights too.
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Do you know what size light bar would fit our trucks? If my truck was at the house I'd measure it. I've done some searching around but I'm not having much luck finding Rangers with LED light bars. I'm thinking somewhere around 44" would probably be close. The 50" bars would be too long.

I may go ahead and get one before I put the truck back together since the headliner is still out. Might as well do as much as I can while it's torn apart.
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Do you know what size light bar would fit our trucks? If my truck was at the house I'd measure it. I've done some searching around but I'm not having much luck finding Rangers with LED light bars. I'm thinking somewhere around 44" would probably be close. The 50" bars would be too long.

I may go ahead and get one before I put the truck back together since the headliner is still out. Might as well do as much as I can while it's torn apart.
I'm going with up front rather than up top. I dont want to go poking holes in the roof. If I did, I'd do a roof rack.
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