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The Photoshop Expression isn't bad at all, only like $50 I think
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really? i may have to get that.. All the photoshops i priced were like 7-800 bucks lol
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alright here are the two newest pics of progress and this is how she is going to sit for the next 10 days.. SO sad..

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oh and some before comparisons of her sittin next to a stock xlt

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haha looking good man!
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thanks.. Notice the NASTY radiator droop thats going on.. and that nasty *** piece of plastic under the radiator lol..
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That thing is huge!
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thanks! are you talking bout the pics before or the pics after lol?
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When you get back, rip that nasty *** piece of plastic off the bottom of the radiator!!

Bed won't take more than a couple hours...hell...I did mine in a hour.
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yeah i plan on it.. the only thing that i am having diff. with is the god dammed radiator brackets.. i couldnt get them to fit.
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The lower ones right?

If so....put them in a vise and 'hourglass' them. I had to do that to Marie's truck. I did 3 others before hers and didn't have to hourglass them. This needs to be done on some trucks to clear the coresupport's little 'flange' thing. aka..excess.
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yeah, i kinda beat it a little on one side.. and it still didnt fit, just made it a little harder to get the radiator "feet"(i know thats not the technical term lol) to slide in.. i think i would have been able to do it if i would have had an extra set of hands helping hold the radiator while i finagle with the dam brackets..
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I never even put my lower brackets on my Ranger lol, was fine without them.
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so you just kept the radiator in the stock position? ****, if that works, ill just do that lol
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Don't do what Trent did....plastic rad housing + those skinny vertical drops....I can see it now...



You want those lowers in, if you drop the rad. Many report no issues w/o lowering the rad.
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ok ill put in the drop brackets lol..once i do that, then hooking up the air intake should be easy.. then paint the front bumper brackets, put that on, put the cattle gaurd back on, then thats it with the front.. should be able to finish everything up with one good hard days of work.. hopefully lol
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I almost want to raise my radiator back up. I've read that flipping the shroud will allow it and you won't even have to bother with lowering the radiator.
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why do you want to raise it back up?
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why do you want to raise it back up?
It hangs down low. The more clearance the better!!
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I never had a problem with mine just with those 'skinny little drops' and it was like that for over 8,000 miles. Not my problem anymore though
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LOL! reminds me of Matt's truck!

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It hangs down low. The more clearance the better!!
ok, gotcha.. so how would you keep it at the stock height?
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shane- dont know if i should take that as a compliment or not lol
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I never had a problem with mine just with those 'skinny little drops' and it was like that for over 8,000 miles. Not my problem anymore though
I prefer the safe over sorry route...had a rad mount break on my chevy...rad tilted back, hit the fan, destroyed the rad and the fan. spendy *** parts to replace. If you drop it...drop it properly, not half ***. just my opinion.
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Thats the pain of buying a kit used, didn't come with em
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shane- would using the kit drop brackets be the "right" way to do it?
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