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Old 05-06-2015, 02:51 PM
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Default Frame Is Cracked, Need Advice!

I recently found out my frame is cracked and need some advice on what I should do! (98 Ranger XLT 4WD 200,000 Miles)







Any suggestions would be appreciated, thanks!
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Old 05-06-2015, 02:54 PM
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Either replace the frame section or weld and plate
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Old 05-06-2015, 02:56 PM
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looks like rust damage.. time to part out/scrap
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looks like rust damage.. time to part out/scrap
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Old 05-06-2015, 02:58 PM
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If I weld it back together, then undercoat it. How long will it last?
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I can't see your pictures, but they can. How much $$ do you want to spend on a 16 year old truck with 200,000 miles?
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Old 05-06-2015, 03:00 PM
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It's not worth much IMO, but It's all I got!
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Old 05-06-2015, 03:00 PM
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It's not worth much IMO, but It's all I got!
I would be worried about other areas of the frame with rust issues as well.
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If I weld it back together, then undercoat it. How long will it last?
can't just weld that. There is no good metal there
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Old 05-06-2015, 03:07 PM
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Other side looks bad as well!

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Other side looks bad as well!
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Old 05-06-2015, 04:02 PM
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best bet is replace the rear frame section.
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best bet is replace the rear frame section.
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^^^^^What he said.............98 up you have that option, but your gonna have to get a donor truck, as I doubt many boneyards are gonna let ya have just the rear section.

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Old 05-13-2015, 11:44 AM
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do a search for rangerframefix.com i think it is they sell frame parts and such cross members etc. - raise the bed up and take a better look and you can make a better assesment of what you got then decide if its worth the investment - labor/$ good luck
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