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Finally starting to get all the parts. Still need power steering parts, steering shaft, steering box - should be getting in a couple of days, couple of brackets. Gotta borrow some big jack stands from my dad's shop, and also gotta borrow his compressor so I can start tearing the RCD off in the next few days. Not many pics yet but there will be more to come.

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Sweet! Is it done yet? lol Whats your estimated finish time you think?
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haha right on man! Good luck on it..should be pretty easy...the sway bar is going to be a kicker..just trying to get it set just right where it doesnt rub...

the diff has NO OIL had to drain it for shipping...
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How much did it cost to ship all that?

Let me know when you get that pumpkin outta there.
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That d30 has 4.88's and a LS right?

Im totally jealous your gonna start this soon !
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To bad you weren't located in the northern US so I could drive down and buy your front end suspension components off you!
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How much did it cost to ship all that?

Let me know when you get that pumpkin outta there.
shipping was a lot more then I thought but oh well was like 370 or something like that..that pallet was just under 500 pounds...

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That d30 has 4.88's and a LS right?
axle has 4.88s and a Detroit tru trac
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sweet stuff man i cant wait to see it done
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Cool deal, how long do you think its going to take to snap that d30 haha
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Cool deal, how long do you think its going to take to snap that d30 haha
I dunno man lol. I never snapped an axle on the IFS with a locker in it so we'll see. Thats just another reason to trailer the ranger to the spots now lol.
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Man Beards original set up is really getting passed around LOL
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this is gonna be sweet! Good luck man... I wish i had another truck to drive to i could rip my ranger apart lol
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gonna be sweet
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Couple things I would recommend...

weld that back side of that coil mount.
get new rubber bushings in all of those arms, whether they look worn or not. just do it.
set that caster at 4-5 degrees positive (that is upper balljoint further back than the lower)
I'd recommend some new shocks but this will at least get it rolling.

let me know if you have any questions, you can really make that setup work well.

that tru-trac will treat those shafts well.
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Sweet! Is it done yet? lol Whats your estimated finish time you think?
Looking at about a month of downtime, but its anyones guess lol

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haha right on man! Good luck on it..should be pretty easy...the sway bar is going to be a kicker..just trying to get it set just right where it doesnt rub...

the diff has NO OIL had to drain it for shipping...
I haven't fully planned on even using the sway bar, itll be the last thing to go on if I decide I need it. I figured the diff was empty, but thats ok I wanted to check out the gears and Detroit anyway.


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Couple things I would recommend...

weld that back side of that coil mount.
get new rubber bushings in all of those arms, whether they look worn or not. just do it.
set that caster at 4-5 degrees positive (that is upper balljoint further back than the lower)
I'd recommend some new shocks but this will at least get it rolling.

let me know if you have any questions, you can really make that setup work well.

that tru-trac will treat those shafts well.

Planned on welding the coil mounts, since they're out anyway why not. I'll look into the rubber bushings and setting the caster, was curious about setting the caster. I'll finally get to put my angle finder to use lol. As for the shocks, I'll have to check the lengths but I plan to use the Bilstein 5150s I have in the attic.



Got another part in today as well. Toyota steering shaft.


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Turns out the Bilstein 5150s I had collecting dust in the attic are the same length as the old procomps, so I'll be using those.

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nice **** on the shocks i cant wait to see this under your truck
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When does disassembly start?
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awesome. those shocks are awesome.

can't wait to see this done. wish i had a second vehicle. I'd love to sas mine.
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i will be subscribing to this thread. good luck on the swap!
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Yeah now! Those should work good.

Can't wait to see this done.
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When does disassembly start?
Should start tearing the lift kit out tomorrow if time and work permit. If not I'll definitely get started this weekend.
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AWESOME my favorite truck is about to get even more sexy.... I think Im getting a hard on... giggity giggity
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Damn sas's are like bl's now lol. Gona be sick,u lucky southern guys with nice weather most the year. I hate havn to work around winter
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Damn sas's are like bl's now lol. Gona be sick,u lucky southern guys with nice weather most the year. I hate havn to work around winter
Move haha
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