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Old 02-14-2010, 05:56 PM
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Default Recommended modifications for a 2003 xl ranger??

Hey everyone just looking for some tips and ideas that I could use to modify my white 2003 2.3L XL ranger. Thanks

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Hey everyone just looking for some tips and ideas that I could use to modify my white 2003 2.3L XL ranger. Thanks
You could paint some nice pink polkadots on it.
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lol would be hot
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Old 02-14-2010, 06:02 PM
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What do you want to do? lift, lower? 4wd or 2wd?
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Old 02-14-2010, 06:12 PM
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More along the lines of new head/tail lights, step bars, new rims etc. not sure what all the truck can accommodate.
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Old 02-14-2010, 06:18 PM
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look at ebay there's tons of taillights on there as well as a few choices for headlights
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Old 02-14-2010, 06:19 PM
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get a turn table for it so jp7 can hook you up with a tune.
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Old 02-14-2010, 06:24 PM
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I'd first toss in a set of XLT or Edge seats. BIG improvement over stock plywood you've got now.
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Old 02-14-2010, 07:36 PM
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06+ corners and tails.
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Old 02-14-2010, 11:31 PM
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Get a 01-03 XLT 4x4/Edge grille for it. See my avatar. Do some higher grade seats like from an XLT or Edge truck. IF you've got a reg cab, youre stuck to finding reg cab seats which tend to be a little harder to come by.



This is my brother's truck. He goes by Dangerranger01 here and on the other Ranger forum sites. His truck is an '01 XL with a few mods thrown here and there....






grille, hood, headlights, tails, rear bumper just to name a few asthetics...



I suggest looking at other peoples trucks and getting ideas. You can make yours look just like a 4x4 by putting on the 4x4 grille and hood and bumper stuff. Alot of stock parts will work on your truck and make it not look like such a fleet vehicle. More specifically, look into other 01-03's for their front ends.

Here's my bro's truck stock(save tails and corners)...
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Old 02-15-2010, 01:08 PM
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I wish it wasn't white :P but I do have the honeycomb grill already and I hate the fleet rims. I may stop by a pullapart they have a 2001 ranger there that may have some stuff I could get :P I might manually add in cruise control, I have the mounting bracket for it but need to check if my ecu has the wiring capability.

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