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cleaned up the STX

I spent a loong time yesterday cleanuing up my 94 STX
took some new pictures with my camera phone (sorry bout quality)

im gonna try to take some better pictures today

I used a clay bar for the first time yesterday and it took FOREVER but it came out great

bought the smooth surface kit from meguiars which has the quock detailer, clay bars, and cleaner wax all together

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lmk what you think
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that clay bar did wonders didnt it? looks good by the way.
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truck looks nice and clean. now you just gota work on the plastics
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Looks good, I need to do my truck( 05 F150 STX 4X4 REG CAB) but its way to big for me to do on my on.
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i love that truck... if i ever get a gen III thats what i want
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I forgot to say something about the plastics in my post...

from the day I bought the truck I said that the plastics need to be replaced or re done.

I am going to take em off, scuffing then they will be re sprayed sating black to accent the awsome orange/red

don't worry i wont cheap out on the paint and take a trip to walmart lol

my dad has a connection with a painter so ill be buying the paint and clear from him.

i think it'll come out pretty nice...opinions??

i really want to find a new front bumper (dent on right side of front license plate bracket and rust)
also a rear roll pan would be friggin ****!! ...but cash is an issue

lmk if anyone close by has any parts I WANT EM
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heres a quick comparison from right after I bought it to now

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AFTER (****ty phone cam)
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Im convinced... clay bar KICKS ***
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Looks much, much better.
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what i would give for a single cab 4x4 TTB
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what i would give for a single cab 4x4 TTB

Me too, I'd take it over my FX4 I think.
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Me Likey!!!
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I forgot to say something about the plastics in my post...

from the day I bought the truck I said that the plastics need to be replaced or re done.

I am going to take em off, scuffing then they will be re sprayed sating black to accent the awsome orange/red

don't worry i wont cheap out on the paint and take a trip to walmart lol

my dad has a connection with a painter so ill be buying the paint and clear from him.

i think it'll come out pretty nice...opinions??

i really want to find a new front bumper (dent on right side of front license plate bracket and rust)
also a rear roll pan would be friggin ****!! ...but cash is an issue

lmk if anyone close by has any parts I WANT EM
I think they would look good colormatched. If not the Dark Shadow Gray like newer FX4's.
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looks great man
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definately argent or DSG on the plastics. please reconsider the black. with a beautiful truck like that, originality is key. maybe bigger tires on stock rims too
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very nice, what happens if you remove the bug guard thing? those came stock on those models right??
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to FX$Black...
I don't like the look w/o the guard
I replaced the ****ty one it had (cracked and faded) with this one which is alot shorter and form fitting and it look alot better ...IMO

toreador4x4...
when I bought the truck it had ****ty 235's on it and I just bought the 31's... i thought it was a MAJOR improvement in the look... it is the biggest tire I could fit stock b/c i couldn't afford a lift for the front to allow 33's

can someone show me how the arget or Dark Shadow Grey looks on a ranger

my pops suggested the black and I think it'll look good but I understand about originality and I DEFINITELY want my truck to be MINE

body color IMO wouldn't look right bc they wont be noticeable then. i think the truck NEEDS the different color flares to break up all the red
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nice, looks really good for its age
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Argent Flares and Argent Bumper
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Argent Bumper and Darker flares from a Level II. I wanna say ebony something but im not sure
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Level II Flares with the correct bumper
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DAMN!!

that is a good color
i like the flat/ satin finish

wonder what the tad darker color is...i like that ALOT

i think you may have sold me! lol
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sry...double post

why do youse guys with the newer rangers want my ranger so bad?

Im personally pissed that I can't crank a torsion bar to lift the front end up and level out my truck
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sry...double post

why do youse guys with the newer rangers want my ranger so bad?

Im personally pissed that I can't crank a torsion bar to lift the front end up and level out my truck
cuz TTB is way cheaper to lift!

You can get a set of leveling springs to bring up the front about 1.5-2"
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I was lookin in the suspension secetion and I know what u mean now.

i definately need to invest in a set of those... it'll greatly improve the look of the truck.

first the 4WD problem needs to be resolved...then the springs and a allignment
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