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Old 05-24-2011, 10:42 AM
RockaRollaTruck RockaRollaTruck is offline
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i look inside my wheel well and on the pasenger side i have a engine cover and on the driver side i have just a open hole. I went to ford and they say thats standard i would like to have somthing covering my enging from the mud but i dont know what to do. What do you guys have and what did you do?
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Old 05-24-2011, 10:57 AM
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the exhaust manifold is right there so I'm assuming that is why it is open. To A. vent the heat and B. not melt whatever shielding would be there.
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Old 05-24-2011, 11:09 AM
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u can make something, but he's right, its standard. i wouldnt worry about it really
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Old 05-24-2011, 11:22 AM
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Go to a junk yard and grab one off another ranger. Turn it over and place it on.
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Old 05-24-2011, 11:37 AM
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Go to a junk yard and grab one off another ranger. Turn it over and place it on.
Nice and simple, I like it.
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Old 05-24-2011, 11:44 AM
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or you can kind a mudflap from a semi at a truck stop or whatever...make your cut lines in chalk...i saw someone do that but i believe it was to use them as gap guards after a body lift.
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Old 05-24-2011, 12:05 PM
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or you can find an older ranger and get one from that. they used to come with one on both sides, mine did. for some reason they stopped doing that on the newer trucks.
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Old 05-24-2011, 12:48 PM
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or you can find an older ranger and get one from that. they used to come with one on both sides, mine did. for some reason they stopped doing that on the newer trucks.
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Go to a junk yard and grab one off another ranger. Turn it over and place it on.
these solutions would be your best bet, most of the older wheel well paneling is thin,flexible,and easy to install with the original small screws,and heat resistant better than a mud flap would be n still allows some cooling airflow for your exhaust manifold,and i would just install it the same or similar way you took it off the older salvaged wreck.
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or you can find an older ranger and get one from that. they used to come with one on both sides, mine did. for some reason they stopped doing that on the newer trucks.
Mine did to. The only thing is I upgraded to bigger tires and it ripped it off. I dont see it as a problem yet so I just left it as is.
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Old 05-24-2011, 01:48 PM
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Mine did to. The only thing is I upgraded to bigger tires and it ripped it off. I dont see it as a problem yet so I just left it as is.
When I installed bigger tires , my drivers side ripped off as well ! LOL
I took the other one off and have been running that way for awhile now
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Old 05-25-2011, 06:08 AM
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Ok i was thinkin about it being like that for venting so i will keep it as is. Thanks
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