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Bigger tires will help you get through more stuff and look cool.

But to think a 2wd is better because you can sling muddy water and hit jumps fast is just stupid. A 4wd can do everything a 2wd can and much more. Try crawlin son!

A 2wd couldn't do this simple stuff...



..and wouldn't even dream of doing any of this without falling apart.







2wd w/ locker. LOL



/end of 2wd is better discussion
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theyre not using their trucks to crawl with, theres way more to do with trucks besides crawl up rocks all day
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theyre not using their trucks to crawl with, theres way more to do with trucks besides crawl up rocks all day
Such as getting stuck in the yard when it rains, stuck on the boat ramp....
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Such as getting stuck in the yard when it rains, stuck on the boat ramp....
i would rather get my truck stuck in my yard then my dick in the zipper
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4wd can't help you with that.
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4wd can't help you with that.
Oh damn. I guess having 4wd is as good as you say it is
Ill stick with my 2wd
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those last vids of the 2wd with a locker, thats latrobe road. i wheel out there weekly. cool lil spot for bonfires and stuff. i have ls now ill see whats the steepest i can climb haha
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So if I level the front would I be able to put some 31's with no rub at all
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Eh it might be close. I'd say do a BL before trying 31s.
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Damn that's money.....
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Damn that's money.....
Only like $300. Not to bad
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Plus tires.
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31s are perfect with a leveling spacer eBay 50 bucks I ran my truck with that for 2 years it looks good too and cheap they fit without the leveling kit , but you ll wanna re gear with 410 s I just put a 8.8 410 in mine and it ran a lot better
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Soon as I get my Ranger paid off I will be adding a 8.8" axle swap, and some more aggressive tires. Here is how my truck sits right now...



We got some snow today so I'll see of I can get some more pics on my lunch break here...

As for having a 2wd Ranger... It's all good!
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Soon as I get my Ranger paid off I will be adding a 8.8" axle swap, and some more aggressive tires. Here is how my truck sits right now...
You should already have an 8.8 under there...
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You should already have an 8.8 under there...
Nope. This one has the open 7.5" with 3.73 gears...
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Nope. This one has the open 7.5" with 3.73 gears...
Picture? I've never seen an edge without an 8.8 axle.... ever.
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Morgan must not believe it himself, he's selling his truck for a 4x4
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Picture? I've never seen an edge without an 8.8 axle.... ever.


I work at a Ford dealership... Cataloging VIN break down.
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Well you're one in a million phatspeed7x. Wanna see what my VIN says about my ranger? :)
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Sure. I need the VIN...
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Well you're one in a million phatspeed7x.
Literally haha
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So if I put some 2 inch doestch tech coil spacer would i Beatle to fit 31s without any problems of rubbing?
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Ya it ll fit without any lift I ran mine for a whole before I did. 2inch leveling spacer it only rubbed with the wheel all the way turned and only to right on a hill haha would wasn't very often
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