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Thanks, I like the ideas and it's unique at least on trucks and the red writing just makes for a cool accent. They don't look lame like oem flaps either
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Yeah they look a lot better than the OEM flaps
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More of an aggressive look
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That and they provide more coverage, with wide tires it helps especially cause these falkens chuck lots of rocks. It is cool to be the only one to run these on a ranger at least for now
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Need to regear my front axle, remove my rear ebrake hardware, gap my plugs and just enjoy it for the summer. I need to figure out a new e brake setup in the near future tho
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How's the rear end working out? Looks like the tires will smash you bed sides if you cycle the suspension?

Did you lower your bump stops to prevent hitting the bed?

Trucks looking good.
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Love the new rear axle setup, much more predictable. Haven't been in the dirt yet but it's been raining non stop for the last week and still hooks up even in grass and mud with out needing 4wd. Brakes are also much better than those drums in the rain. I'm trying to source a cheap bed and do a swap and trim up my stepsides to work with a fleetside bed with a dovetail on the rear half for better angles. If anyone has a line on a cheap bed let me know. Don't want to chop up a $500 bed if possible
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Removed all the black from my skid today and cleaned it up. Riveted some mesh to the back for a more finished look
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Thanks man, after my vacation it's time to save for more upgrades again. I'm really happy with where my truck is headed now. Want to mod my side plates some and put some LEDs behind them but I'm not really sure.
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Have questions for those who have run a locker in the front axle, I'd love some onions and ideas. I know that I can run a dana 35 locker for a jeep since there aren't many Orin's. Also don't want to grenade my front axle if it can't handle it. Any tips would help
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Have questions for those who have run a locker in the front axle, I'd love some onions and ideas. I know that I can run a dana 35 locker for a jeep since there aren't many Orin's. Also don't want to grenade my front axle if it can't handle it. Any tips would help

IMO if your not trailing the truck all the time, just leave it open. if you want the added traction the Torsen is the way to go, it adds some stress to the drive line (I have broken 2 CVs) but the traction is great.
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Thanks mike just trying to decide before I get the front regeared. Might as well do it once but I know the dana 35 isn't the strongest. May just leave it open since I have an ls in back tho a torsen has crossed my mind
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How do you like the torsen
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I love it! The axle is not the strength issue its the cvs. That's why I bought my Torsen figured what's another 500 when I'm spending 1000 on regearing anyway
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I'm considering a torsen to go with my truetrac in the rear. And upgrade my axles to fix the strength problem when pushing it. Thought a locker would be great because I got to try out the wife's in moab in the jeep. Pretty impressed but cv axles aren't the strongest
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I had an aussie locker in the front of mine before the sas. I'm not the hardest on my truck so who knows how it would be for you but for me it was great. Instantly more capable and still as good as can be on the street. Never broke any CV's.
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Which Aussie locker?
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It was part# xd-13535. It was made specifically for the 01 up Ranger IFS, unfortunately they don't make them anymore though. Sorry for mentioning something you probably can't get but I was just relaying the experience.
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No it's fine can always find a used one. Just a drop in or full carrier locker?
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