Ok guys, here it is... - Page 3 - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource


Project Logs For detailed builds specific to the Ford Ranger, one thread per vehicle please.

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #51  
Old 12-19-2007
lifted97ranger's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Charlestown, IN
Posts: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by zabeard
^^^^
yup i missed it!

why not use an Explorer IRS unit? that way the bolt pattern would be the same......
Reply With Quote
  #52  
Old 12-19-2007
zabeard's Avatar
who?
iTrader: (8)
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: IN
Posts: 26,045
Quote:
Originally Posted by lifted97ranger
yup i missed it!

why not use an Explorer IRS unit? that way the bolt pattern would be the same......

I am sure it was price and plus I know he stumbled across this on Ebay for a killer deal.
Reply With Quote
  #53  
Old 12-19-2007
lifted97ranger's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Charlestown, IN
Posts: 1
ahhhhhh
Reply With Quote
  #54  
Old 12-19-2007
04blackedge's Avatar
RF Veteran
iTrader: (13)
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Durham, NC
Posts: 23,426
Thats a good reason lol
Reply With Quote
  #55  
Old 12-19-2007
JoshK's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: CC, Indiana
Posts: 3,832
Done yet?
Reply With Quote
  #56  
Old 12-19-2007
KARPE's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Valrico, Fl 33594
Posts: 4,748
Mohr Piks pease!
Reply With Quote
  #57  
Old 12-19-2007
gumby's Avatar
Member
iTrader: (1)
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: indy
Posts: 1,581
it is also VERY simple to swap cobra hubs into the mn12 uprights and fix the bolt circle issue.
Reply With Quote
  #58  
Old 12-19-2007
NicksterSVT's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: NC
Posts: 1,955
Quote:
Originally Posted by zabeard
If the front suspension works well and the CVs or calipers dont hit the lower coil mount this would be a good solution for some guys with 4wd trucks that want coil overs in the front not Tbars.

And by the way, I was thinking about it today.... I cant take the credit for the front setup, it was my idea, but BEARD designed and test fitted all the tabs and tubes. Thank you Beard!
Reply With Quote
  #59  
Old 12-20-2007
optikal illushun's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Coal Region, MTC to be exact...heart of the coal region.
Posts: 2,232
Guy on FTW and my site did this swap on his 89 F-150. absolutly phenominal in a heavy F-150...would be **** in a lighter ranger.
Reply With Quote
  #60  
Old 12-29-2007
dead's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Rockwall/Dallas, TX
Posts: 382
i just got wood
Reply With Quote
  #61  
Old 12-30-2007
NicksterSVT's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: NC
Posts: 1,955
New stuff. I havent taken many pics of what all i have done... Havent had much time to work on it, but here's what I did today! Got to play with a brand new CNC machine!!!!

Just random pics of the machine shop:


















Now for my parts:










These are the new upper control arms for the IRS. I will have pics of them installed soon enough!
Reply With Quote
  #62  
Old 12-30-2007
zabeard's Avatar
who?
iTrader: (8)
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: IN
Posts: 26,045
I like the upper control arms
Reply With Quote
  #63  
Old 12-30-2007
Strider0O0's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Posts: 3,588
Nick are you the guy in the first pic that looks really excited while watching a computer screen, lol?
Reply With Quote
  #64  
Old 12-30-2007
NicksterSVT's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: NC
Posts: 1,955
Quote:
Originally Posted by Strider0O0
Nick are you the guy in the first pic that looks really excited while watching a computer screen, lol?

lol, nope. thats my buddy that owns the machine shop.. he is quite the character!

edit: plus it was like 9am when i took that pic... im already making jokes.....
Reply With Quote
  #65  
Old 12-30-2007
JoshK's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: CC, Indiana
Posts: 3,832
Looks sweet!
Reply With Quote
  #66  
Old 12-30-2007
NicksterSVT's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: NC
Posts: 1,955
Quote:
Originally Posted by firefighterjosh
Looks sweet!

so does ur mom!
Reply With Quote
  #67  
Old 12-30-2007
HighRollerII's Avatar
RF Veteran
iTrader: (4)
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Charleston, SC
Posts: 10,066
bad *** man..i could do that too at my work!!
Reply With Quote
  #68  
Old 12-30-2007
NicksterSVT's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: NC
Posts: 1,955
Quote:
Originally Posted by HighRollerII
bad *** man..i could do that too at my work!!
but you didnt...
Reply With Quote
  #69  
Old 12-30-2007
JoshK's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: CC, Indiana
Posts: 3,832
Quote:
Originally Posted by NicksterSVT
so does ur mom!
I'll just keep my mouth shut haha
Reply With Quote
  #70  
Old 12-30-2007
HighRollerII's Avatar
RF Veteran
iTrader: (4)
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Charleston, SC
Posts: 10,066
Quote:
Originally Posted by NicksterSVT
but you didnt...

if somebody would let me know whats going on and give somebody a call saying hey..do you work with cnc and have access to machines then id be like why yes i do..

but being local is MUCH easier..but i COULD do that hows that one..hah

nice Dew in the pics too..
Reply With Quote
  #71  
Old 12-30-2007
NicksterSVT's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: NC
Posts: 1,955
Quote:
Originally Posted by firefighterjosh
I'll just keep my mouth shut haha
yea, ur mom said that too!
Reply With Quote
  #72  
Old 12-30-2007
JoshK's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: CC, Indiana
Posts: 3,832
Quote:
Originally Posted by NicksterSVT
yea, ur mom said that too!
You better Hope I don't make another trip down there, If I do I may have to beat your ***.


I may just have to come down on spring break!
Reply With Quote
  #73  
Old 12-30-2007
NicksterSVT's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: NC
Posts: 1,955
Quote:
Originally Posted by firefighterjosh
You better Hope I don't make another trip down there, If I do I may have to beat your ***.


I may just have to come down on spring break!

make sure you bring ur mom! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!
Reply With Quote
  #74  
Old 12-30-2007
JoshK's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: CC, Indiana
Posts: 3,832
Quote:
Originally Posted by NicksterSVT
make sure you bring ur mom! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!

Reply With Quote
  #75  
Old 12-30-2007
NicksterSVT's Avatar
Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: NC
Posts: 1,955
Quote:
Originally Posted by firefighterjosh

hows that lil kim? she hasnt come down in a while. just wanted to be sure she is ok...
Reply With Quote
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
poll on what you guys think i should do i need help here for BL MonsterGuy General Ford Ranger Discussion 38 10-17-2007 01:16 PM
Here ya go.....for you 4.0 guys.... lifted97ranger General Ford Ranger Discussion 1 01-21-2007 07:21 PM
98-00 Guys get in here... Redneckstone General Ford Ranger Discussion 23 11-26-2006 07:06 AM
Audio guys: IN HERE j18willis Audio & Video Tech 19 10-16-2006 09:20 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:36 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.