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Old 04-19-2010, 12:50 AM
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That's one of the biggest mistakes. People who set out to do a project don't take everything into account which at one point we were all guilty of at one time or another. IMO, that's the best way you learn. Learn by doing. Do research, ask questions and plan everything out in detail ahead of time.
Been burned by my own stupid self the same way more times then I can count lol
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Old 04-19-2010, 08:55 AM
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you guys all rock. lol glad i got the forum cause my shop teacher who was originally helping me is the one who said if i did a cab swap i would have to do an engine swap. lol and with directions like that i would be doomed.
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Old 04-19-2010, 08:56 AM
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you guys all rock. lol glad i got the forum cause my shop teacher who was originally helping me is the one who said if i did a cab swap i would have to do an engine swap. lol and with directions like that i would be doomed.
HAHAHAHAHA Why the crap would you need to do an engine swap? We could, if you wanted, but swapping a cab doesn't require and engine swap!
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Old 04-19-2010, 09:02 AM
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HAHAHAHAHA Why the crap would you need to do an engine swap? We could, if you wanted, but swapping a cab doesn't require and engine swap!
idk, he is sixty and very forgetful, guess he is a lil less knowledgeable then i thought. lol i love him tho. lol he is like my g-pa but now i know DO NOT FOLLOW MR.SCHMIDT'S DIRECTIONS. lol
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Old 04-19-2010, 09:16 AM
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idk, he is sixty and very forgetful, guess he is a lil less knowledgeable then i thought. lol i love him tho. lol he is like my g-pa but now i know DO NOT FOLLOW MR.SCHMIDT'S DIRECTIONS. lol
Lol I'm not saying that he is stupid, I'm sure he has some wisdom that would make all of us think "why the hell didn't I think of that, that makes a lot of sense..." But an engine swap, no need, just need to know where the wires go lol. Ask him why he said that. He may have an answer we wouldn't think of, but I still see no reason to do an engine swap if the damn thing runs lol
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Old 04-19-2010, 10:54 PM
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I have to agree. An engine swap is indeed not needed. It's sounds like your shop instructor needs a refresher course. In the world of hotrodding if you got the time and the money along with some exp. and knowledge, you can do any damn thing you want.
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Old 04-20-2010, 02:07 PM
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So i decided im going to start tearing the dash out and stuff so when i get the new cab i can start putting it on right away, problem is i don't think i can get a fully loaded cab like the one i found for $600 until the end of may. or i could completely cut my losses and sell the truck in the middle of June to two of by buddies who want to use it as a mudding truck. They want to buy it for $500.
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Old 04-20-2010, 06:23 PM
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So i decided im going to start tearing the dash out and stuff so when i get the new cab i can start putting it on right away, problem is i don't think i can get a fully loaded cab like the one i found for $600 until the end of may. or i could completely cut my losses and sell the truck in the middle of June to two of by buddies who want to use it as a mudding truck. They want to buy it for $500.
Lol you figure it out. You could just buy another and save all the hassle
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Old 04-21-2010, 02:34 PM
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Lol you figure it out. You could just buy another and save all the hassle
i think it will be a lot easier to just sell it/part it out.. i miss my ranger. lol im just gunna go buy a new one. lol
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Old 04-21-2010, 11:10 PM
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i think it will be a lot easier to just sell it/part it out.. i miss my ranger. lol im just gunna go buy a new one. lol
Lol yeah, I think that might be smart hun
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Old 04-21-2010, 11:16 PM
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i think it will be a lot easier to just sell it/part it out.. i miss my ranger. lol im just gunna go buy a new one. lol
Well Amanda, the choice is yours. best of luck my dear.
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Old 04-22-2010, 02:04 PM
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well im going to install the air bags but.. i need to replace modual. any ideas how to do that?
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Old 04-23-2010, 12:27 PM
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well im going to install the air bags but.. i need to replace modual. any ideas how to do that?
Whew! That will cost you way,way more than the truck's worth. To reinstall airbags aint bad except the cost. I think you're better off without the airbags. The module is pretty easy to replace but it's expensive. It should just about be a plug and play deal.
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Old 04-23-2010, 02:16 PM
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Old 04-26-2010, 09:08 AM
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Whew! That will cost you way,way more than the truck's worth. To reinstall airbags aint bad except the cost. I think you're better off without the airbags. The module is pretty easy to replace but it's expensive. It should just about be a plug and play deal.
i already have the module and air bags. i want to learn how to install them myself.
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