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Old 04-29-2010
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well **** eh! they do look the same kinda, not %100 but its cool to see you used my ideas! and yeah it saved me mad cash to strip the front end myself then let my buddy do it, he wheeled in the mainline cup in vancouver bc, in the 07 cup, and im using his experiance and my money to build it lol
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i want your front bumper. could you plz sometime put up some measurements of it.

great progress. sucks about the rad tho.
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i want your front bumper. could you plz sometime put up some measurements of it.

great progress. sucks about the rad tho.
well i wont have the truck for a few weeks well this gets done, but i guess when i get it back
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keep us updated witht he pics!

gona look nice a black sased
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well i wont have the truck for a few weeks well this gets done, but i guess when i get it back
ok man thats fine anytime would be great wont have money for the metal for a couple weeks anyway
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Wait till you see my back bumper
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Done yet?

When its done you have to come down to the coast and show it off
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I might have missed it, but what are you doing for the rear axle? Running two different wheels? Adapters? new axle? What leafs are you going to run?
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I might have missed it, but what are you doing for the rear axle? Running two different wheels? Adapters? new axle? What leafs are you going to run?
Yeah just got a 5.5 rim for the front and 4.5 for the rear! unless you looked really hard or knew you cant tell!
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Done yet?

When its done you have to come down to the coast and show it off
I grew up in north van, so all my family and lots of friends are down there! i am ALWAYS down there for sure well meet up! i would love to do to one of the meets down there!
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Yeah just got a 5.5 rim for the front and 4.5 for the rear! unless you looked really hard or knew you cant tell!
Are you going to carry two spares or what?
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Come on Kris.... Toss a F150/Bronco 8.8 under the back of it to run the same pattern front and rear! Not to mention track width would be about the same front and rear.
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might as well do a ford 9 inch and a dana 60 up front! o and a 460 to haha im looking into getting cromo axles for the rear, see if they make them with a 5.5 bolt partren, how much bigger is the full size 8.8?
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truck looks really good interested too see how it goes u will have too come down for a meeet when its done
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**** sure takes awhile... anywho new parts ordered and installed!
detrioit tru track|
4:56 ring and pinon
custom front drive shaft
some adapter part for the transfer case
to accpet the new drive shaft!
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Cool! Can't wait to see some sweet action shots
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So I just got off the phone with brian at king shocks and the package is sent! it should be here Thursday Friday, just intime for the long weekend up here! Progress was slow was first, but in the last week, we almost got-er now and it looks good! for a 3 link with no coils
I KNOW I KNOW you all want to see pictures but its been hard to get out to see it, i work really long hours and the shop is always closed by the time im off:( but they should be all on by friday i promis!
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Awesome! Can't wait to see it done.
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look what came in the mail today!

almost huged the ups dude lol

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I would've hugged him. Those are fukcing sick!
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Oh yeah!
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mmmm...new boxed parts....

I love new boxed parts! :-D
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WELL HERE IT IS!

WELL!!! After 6 weeks heres what you have all been waiting to see! maby a admin could add the "ranger-fourms" signature on the bottem corner make it exclusive to here! lol hope you like it i know its only a couple pics im working a whole build thread, drive shafts are out in all these pics still have not even drove it yet:( so i am 6'3 so the truck has to be over 7! from ground to highest point on the lower side of the fender flares its 4 feet on the money!

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lower it down 6". way to high, especailly with just 35's
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why didnt u go to 37?

looks sick either way but i agree if its going with 35 id lower it a lil bit. but thats me. looks sick i want it!
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