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Smith 05-10-2012 06:36 PM

First Timer
 
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Bought her back in November last year. As cash flow allows I'll be doing some mods and hopefully keep it till it runs through a couple engines.

Picture is after I replaced a cracked/broken grille. Removed a petrified bird from in front of the radiator. But you get the general idea.
https://www.ranger-forums.com/attach...ine=1336696565
https://www.ranger-forums.com/attach...ine=1336696565

Bought some 058 Eagle alloys and plastidipped them to see how they looked. Finally went back to chrome today(some still left on there)
https://www.ranger-forums.com/attach...ine=1336696565

Best mod so far. Infantry lead the way hooah
https://www.ranger-forums.com/attach...ine=1336696565

Removed Dealer Logo
https://www.ranger-forums.com/attach...ine=1336696565

Bought 2 12'' Boss subs and a 1600 Boss amp from a coworker.
https://www.ranger-forums.com/attach...ine=1336696565


Mods to do:
3'' Body lift
Slap some A/Ts on there
Flowmaster 40 SI/DO exhaust
'06 Tails and Mirrors
Fix the Shift indicator in the dash / instal LEDS
60/40 to 40/40 Mod and Explorer console
OHC
Fogs behind the grille
Tonneau cover
4x4 Edge front bumper + vallance(already got one, just need the other)
Remove mudflaps
Downsize the temporary Sub box and unghettofy the legs on it.
Roll on Bedliner


Thats the mods on my list, and being a first timer on any kind of truck work It might take me a while to pull off. Cash being the main issue. lol

Any mods you guys would like to see on it? Trying to keep a clean tasteful look similar to
https://www.ranger-forums.com/ebay-craigslist-finds-54/new-ranger-ca-133164/

cookiemonster 05-10-2012 06:37 PM

nice truck can't wait to see what ya do with it!

Smith 05-10-2012 06:41 PM

Oh. Just remembered. Bought a color matched powerdome coming from Georgia when my father finds time. And still got the stock 7spoke and dakota sized toolbox for sale.

FULLSCALE 05-10-2012 08:27 PM

Good looking truck!

98liftedranger 05-10-2012 11:07 PM

Clean truck! Nice start.

cookiemonster 05-11-2012 07:32 AM

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Originally Posted by Smith (Post 1985186)
Oh. Just remembered. Bought a color matched powerdome coming from Georgia when my father finds time. And still got the stock 7spoke and dakota sized toolbox for sale.

Ugh i want a powerdome :(

ScottyD 05-11-2012 08:01 AM

nice truck man!!

sturgill 05-15-2012 04:30 PM

the valance should work with your bumper so u wont need to buy a new one

StxDangerRanger 05-15-2012 07:09 PM

welcome man. Truck looks good

Smith 05-15-2012 10:16 PM

Its one of the 4x4 fog light valances with the raised corners, and on the regular bumper without the notches, they tend to stick out and have a gap/not flush. Didnt look to clean.

PSIJOE 05-15-2012 11:11 PM

I like the new wheels.

Smith 08-25-2012 05:15 PM

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Hey yall, Just moved to Georgia a couple months ago. Change of scenery has been outstanding.
Haven't done much to the truck since then, strapped on cash as of until late. Just had a couple of things done that haven't required cubic dollars. Probably won't get to anything big either for a year or so. Everything down here takes a tad bit more gas than my old home. So a dual sport or a street bike is in the plan.
Anyways little updates:

Cut the sub box in half, taking back a little bit of space in the back and not overdoing my music with bass lol
https://www.ranger-forums.com/attach...ine=1345936556

New seat covers with back pouches n whatnot. Gonna dye it black sometime.
https://www.ranger-forums.com/attach...ine=1345936556

Black kolbat toolbox, low profile and not so wide, just enough and i still feel like i have a truckbed!
https://www.ranger-forums.com/attach...ine=1345936556

and the grand finale. Ppppppowerdome!
https://www.ranger-forums.com/attach...ine=1345936556

Forgive the dirt and messy wiring job. Have to redo the wires since the subs aren't taking up the whole extended cab.

Smith 09-23-2012 11:30 AM

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https://www.ranger-forums.com/attach...ine=1348421424

Falken Rocky Mountains, 235/75/15s. Wires were showing on the ones i bought with it. Time for change lol

Smith 10-02-2012 04:55 PM

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Honda Mod https://www.ranger-forums.com/attach...ine=1349218538


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