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Old 01-08-2015
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Garry's 96 Ranger

Whats up guys new here and thought I would share my ranger I just bought. This is my first truck as I've been driving small imports for years now. Just needed a truck to tow my bikes and i've always wanted one so finally decided to pick one up.
Its a 96 Ranger XLT v6 with 80000 miles and a bunch of mods that the previous owner did. i've owned it for about a week and already started doing some little stuff to it. overall its a fun truck for a first time owner so I'm stoked!
Let me know if you guys have any suggestions on some mods. Right now I'll be saving up to do some maintenance on it like fixing the a/c and the trans has problems going into drive so i'll be looking into that.





Haven't done much to it except putting a smaller subwoofer as the previous owner had 2 gigantic 12".

Blacked out the emblems

and cleaned up the lights

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I've got a bunch more plans like hid lights, light bar(mainly to cover up the cracked bumper lol) and some other fun stuff. Thanks for looking!

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The PO had those subs mounted the stupidest way. Does look good though.
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Old 01-12-2015
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The PO had those subs mounted the stupidest way. Does look good though.
He probably did that so one person could still sit in the back. But still, I wouldn't run it like that.

To the OP, nice truck!
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Old 01-13-2015
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nice truck. welcome to the site.
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Old 01-13-2015
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Welcome to R-F!

I'm not sure I'd try to do HIDs in those housings. Seems like the light pattern would be all over the place. Other drivers will hate you lol
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Old 01-25-2015
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So finally was able to take a trip out with the ranger. drove a bout 300 miles from where I live to get to this motorcycle trail but was really fun trip. and i was able to fit 3 bikes in the back.





overall the trip was a good way to find out what the truck needed to get fixed as I found an oil leak somewhere
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Old 03-26-2015
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Was able to fix the A/C today as its starting to get hot outside. Tried out the A/C Pro from autozone and it worked great. Was easy to do and was cheaper than taking it to a shop.

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Rocking an angry orchards eh? lol was that a recharge kit? I need to do that to my dads car.
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Old 03-31-2015
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My headlight housings were clouded up bad so just ordered new ones from amazon and got some HID's to go with it.






They're a bit bluer than I thought they would be.
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Old 04-03-2015
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like those HIDs
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Old 04-26-2015
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Took the ranger out to Pismo beach. Got stuck pretty hard a few times. luckily i had a friend with a 4x4 durango and used my motorcycle ramps for traction to get out of the sand.




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Old 04-26-2015
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i want to go to pismo sooooooooooo bad
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Nice looking Ranger! This thread reminds me I bought a bottle of coolent and its just sitting in my garage and not in my b4000. I want a frosty beard when I turn on the ac!
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Got the ranger tinted. I actually did it myself and came out pretty good. I ordered the pre cut stuff off of ebay for 35$. Some of the precut stuff worked but some was cut wrong but i was able to make it work. It doesn't look professional but does the job. I went with 5% in the rear and 35% in the front. If you do it yourself make sure to clean out the door panels. I had lots of sand in there get in my tint lol

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Old 04-16-2016
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haven't updated the thread in awhile. going to fix the transmission soon but thought i'd show how my ranger is turning into a tow truck for motorcycles lol.








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Worked on the ranger the last couple weeks. Changed the diff fluid out and replaced my blown out pro comp shocks with new es3000. pretty easy install.










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