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Morgan's 2004 Ranger

realized i didnt have a project log over here so ill start one now. even though my trucks 2 years into its build.

heres how i got it, a bone stock 2wd XL. a 3.0 with 85,000 miles and 5 speed.


ive got a ton of pics but dont wanna post them all so ill go through the major changes.
first was coil spacers and 31s




as well as hellas behind the grill


added a 3in body lift










the truck also came with a shell


blacked out headlights and LEDs


around new years of 2012 i found out my motor had a rod knock at 104,000 miles.. the motor was toast. it got replaced with a 3.0 crate from ford.


few months later i got the truck back and scored some new 31s. falken rocky mountains.




OHC and autodim


had a brush guard for about a month.. didnt like it in the end


traded my 31s for a set of near new 32in bfg a/ts


then came a whole lot more goodies.. 3in lift spindles and new balll joints






and heres how the truck sits now. 8in of lift over all. and sittin pretty.
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Looks good!
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Coming along nicely!
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thanks fellas. starting my search for gears and lockers tonight. gonna put an 8.8 on a bench and build the ---- out of it.
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The 32s look really good. 35 and 17s will look amazing. Trucks come along way man.
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Looks good! Are you going 4.88's?
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yea itll be 4.88s
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is your alignment all off??? it looks like they are..
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that alternator looks a little rough, you want me to hook you up with a new one? haha truck is looking good man.
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is your alignment all off??? it looks like they are..
idk why it looks like that but i took it in for an alignment right after the spindles were installed. looks great in person.
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that alternator looks a little rough, you want me to hook you up with a new one? haha truck is looking good man.
haha maybe in a few checks..
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teaser.. those who know already, dont spoil the fun.
more pics tomorrow, the mod is done, but it got dark.

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You did the "somebody stole my tailgate" mod?
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nope, i still have the tailgate.
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Tire gate was my guess.
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;-)

P.S. Man that sucked when the motor went. The worst timing too. :-(

Looking sexy now though.
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heres some better pics now that im off work.. haha






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nice. hit that wheel with some black and your set.
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people on every forum have told me that. itll be black by the end of the weekend hopefully.
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Over fenders up front.
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people on every forum have told me that. itll be black by the end of the day for sure.
sweet!
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I like it!
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Looking great man. You are making me want to get spindles.
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