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look sweet, tube work is looking great. I'm curious to see what you end up doing for your new bumper
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look sweet, tube work is looking great. I'm curious to see what you end up doing for your new bumper
i was thinkin the same thing what r ur plans?
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Looking awesome Zach!
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I think you should build some tube fenders front and rear.


Nice fab work.
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look sweet, tube work is looking great. I'm curious to see what you end up doing for your new bumper
ha good question! I am not 100% sure yet.
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ha good question! I am not 100% sure yet.

Are you ever 100% sure on what you are doing w/the truck?
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are you planning on running more tube inside the fender or is that it?

I'm thinking some tube to protect the engine, but i guess that'll have to wait till after the 5.4

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Are you ever 100% sure on what you are doing w/the truck?
no not usually. lol not until i am in the process of doing it.

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are you planning on running more tube inside the fender or is that it?

I'm thinking some tube to protect the engine, but i guess that'll have to wait till after the 5.4
yeah i was going too, but i think i will wait on the 5.4. Then after the engine I will either change to an internal cage or leave it as is and cage in the engine/front half. might even change the whole front end to tube. idk yet I want more up travel so I can just lower the truck. I cant lower it though because of the frame and my upper link. I only have 4" of up travel as is now. id like to keep that 4" and lower it 3-4. lol if that is possible.
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11 hours ago i was making these... not posting on the interwebs

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then i cut the fender...

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whats this? a fender... finally.

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Let me just say that rubber body mounts suck. Worst to remove. They like to catch on fire as well. Who knew.
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Nice progress.
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nice work -- looks like my welder is getting put to work as well...
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nice work -- looks like my welder is getting put to work as well...
everyday man, i love that thing.
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are those new bl blocks too?

do you have any pics of them installed? I'm gonna have my buddy make me some.


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what kind is it?
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Yay, progress pics. Do you have any plans to make a roof rack?
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please dont!! haha
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are those new bl blocks too?

do you have any pics of them installed? I'm gonna have my buddy make me some.




what kind is it?
they are the BL blocks and rubber bushing all in 1. 3" 6061 t6 aluminum with a 17/32" hole.

lengths are 3-7/8" 4-1/4" and 4-7/8" then I made some 3/4" aluminum washers for the bottom side of the mount because ford put some big hole in it. Got some new grade 8 bolts in 1/2" instead of 12mm grade 5s.
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what kind is it?
prolly a millermatic....
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Ok, so when you are done with this we'll do the same thing to mine. But without the SFA and I'll keep my 7.5 too.
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Amazing Zach, simply amazing.
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prolly a millermatic....
yeah Millermatic 212

Ive got a hobart 210 sitting the corner collecting dust and that is a good welder too. backup? idk
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wicked zach, mad fab skills.

BTW does this thing still classify as a ranger?? lol
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they are the BL blocks and rubber bushing all in 1. 3" 6061 t6 aluminum with a 17/32" hole.

lengths are 3-7/8" 4-1/4" and 4-7/8" then I made some 3/4" aluminum washers for the bottom side of the mount because ford put some big hole in it. Got some new grade 8 bolts in 1/2" instead of 12mm grade 5s.
How much did it cost you to make those bad boys??
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