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Old 07-29-2011, 11:59 PM
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Default swapping tails and sides

so i was able to get side mirrors and tails from a 2010 ranger my question is when swapping side mirrors is there anything i need to look for? as far as the tails on my 93 obviously i have to do the 3-2 bulb mod
but for the 2010 can i put my tails and be able to use the sockets or should i cut and replace my sockets with the 2010 sockets please help this is happening sunday thank you in advance....this is post number 300 yay
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Old 07-30-2011, 12:04 AM
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Default Re: swapping tails and sides

as for the side mirrors if theyre oem ford from 2010, or anything 2006+ youll need to make new holes in the door (quickest and easiest.) or move the bolts on the mirror, the bolt places changed in 05. as for the tails, the connectors you have now will work fine.
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Old 07-30-2011, 12:18 AM
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base size are the same (the part that actually bolts on to the door ) no ungodly gaps i should worry about?
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Old 07-30-2011, 12:19 AM
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nope
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Old 07-30-2011, 12:47 AM
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Default Re: swapping tails and sides

nice i just have to drill a new hole for mine (93) or the donor or both??
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Old 07-30-2011, 12:52 AM
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Default Re: swapping tails and sides

To install the mirrors; cut down the plastic anchor on the mirrors and re-tap the bolts back in. This way you can always go back to stock mirrors and you don't have to butcher your truck doors!
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Old 07-30-2011, 01:20 AM
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To install the mirrors; cut down the plastic anchor on the mirrors and re-tap the bolts back in. This way you can always go back to stock mirrors and you don't have to butcher your truck doors!
i get the first part but how do i re-tap the bolts back in can you explain cause i dont want butcher my doors? also im gonna put my side mirrors on the donor truck is there an issue there? thanks
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Old 07-30-2011, 01:28 AM
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First unscrew all 3 bolts off of 06-up mirrors
Than Hack saw / dremel off the plastic anchors that the bolts were screwed into
( cut flush)
Than rescrew the bolts back in and they should re- tap automatically
Than install on your ranger
Done!

http://www.ranger forums .com/showthread.php?t=107484
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Old 07-30-2011, 01:32 AM
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First unscrew all 3 bolts off of 06-up mirrors
Than Hack saw / dremel off the plastic anchors that the bolts were screwed into
( cut flush)
Than rescrew the bolts back in and they should re- tap automatically
Than install on your ranger
Done!
ooooo ok i get it now thanks would my mirrors fit on the donor truck?
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Old 07-30-2011, 01:36 AM
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Default Re: swapping tails and sides

I updated my last answer with a link

Your donor truck will need longer posts connected to the older mirrors
You could probably find ling ones at a hardware store

Btw...how do you like the color of your HID 8000k ?
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FRONT 3'' Susp Lift/REAR 3'' susp.+ 3" blocks,06 Mirrors
31"/10.5"-15" BFG on AR-172 Polished Rims,Smitybilt Console
95 Mustang Saleen Seats,Alternating Blinker MOD
Pioneer CD/iPod/GPS,6.5 Polk Audio/6.5 Sub-Woofers,
Stainless Bed Extender,Throttle and Dome Light MOD,
12" Tool Box,Billet Grille,NightShade Tint,Projector Headlamps
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Old 07-30-2011, 01:43 AM
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8k is nice i would have like one up though!!

those post are what exactly so i can go buy some would you know the size i would need ?
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Old 07-30-2011, 02:03 AM
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Default Re: swapping tails and sides

One up!?? That would seem too blue for me!

I do not know the size diameter bolt needed;
just add what was cut off, about 5/8" longer should work
Bring the bolt with you to be certain
Good luck!
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FRONT 3'' Susp Lift/REAR 3'' susp.+ 3" blocks,06 Mirrors
31"/10.5"-15" BFG on AR-172 Polished Rims,Smitybilt Console
95 Mustang Saleen Seats,Alternating Blinker MOD
Pioneer CD/iPod/GPS,6.5 Polk Audio/6.5 Sub-Woofers,
Stainless Bed Extender,Throttle and Dome Light MOD,
12" Tool Box,Billet Grille,NightShade Tint,Projector Headlamps
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Old 07-30-2011, 06:18 AM
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Default Re: swapping tails and sides

That info could have been found here using the search button.
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Old 07-30-2011, 08:51 AM
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Yea... But than we couldn't bond!
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FRONT 3'' Susp Lift/REAR 3'' susp.+ 3" blocks,06 Mirrors
31"/10.5"-15" BFG on AR-172 Polished Rims,Smitybilt Console
95 Mustang Saleen Seats,Alternating Blinker MOD
Pioneer CD/iPod/GPS,6.5 Polk Audio/6.5 Sub-Woofers,
Stainless Bed Extender,Throttle and Dome Light MOD,
12" Tool Box,Billet Grille,NightShade Tint,Projector Headlamps
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Old 07-30-2011, 09:06 AM
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Yea... But than we couldn't bond!
I'm saying that's what forums are all about bring us together for the greater good
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