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Old 05-06-2011, 01:40 PM
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I was wondering a few things...

Will the newer ranger tail lights fit into the spot of the older ones. (the newer ones do NOT have the orange signal, simply white and red)

What type of paint should I use for 'blacking' out lights?

What type of paint should I use for the plastics around my deck? (it seems alot of people have done it, and i want it to look shiny and right)

How do I come about putting an explorer 'cup holder piece' into my ranger (automatic). Ive seen a few people do it on here, and I think it looks great.

Very much appreciated, thank you
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Old 05-06-2011, 06:53 PM
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this is an introduction section. NOT an "ask questions" section.
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Old 05-06-2011, 06:59 PM
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I was wondering a few things...

Will the newer ranger tail lights fit into the spot of the older ones. (the newer ones do NOT have the orange signal, simply white and red)

What type of paint should I use for 'blacking' out lights?

What type of paint should I use for the plastics around my deck? (it seems alot of people have done it, and i want it to look shiny and right)

How do I come about putting an explorer 'cup holder piece' into my ranger (automatic). Ive seen a few people do it on here, and I think it looks great.

Very much appreciated, thank you
youngchriscole
Use Niteshades to black your tails out. Duplicolor and Krylon make paint specifically for plastics. I cannot comment on your other questions, because I haven't done these mods. Search, the answers are here.
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this is an introduction section. NOT an "ask questions" section.
Nazi! I understand the need to say what you said, but at least offer some help at the same time. Not everyone is accustomed to forums.
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Old 05-06-2011, 07:13 PM
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Will the newer ranger tail lights fit into the spot of the older ones. (the newer ones do NOT have the orange signal, simply white and red)
Yes 1998-2011 All interchange except 1998-2000 are 3 bulb and 2001-2011 are 2 bulb.
Check this thread out http://www.fordrangerforum.com/exter...lb-set-up.html

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What type of paint should I use for 'blacking' out lights?
You can use nightshade. I would not go to dark as it will be hard to see the light.

You can also use window tint

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/exter...eversible.html

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What type of paint should I use for the plastics around my deck? (it seems alot of people have done it, and i want it to look shiny and right)
Krylon Fusion paint is what I used and most others use. Can be bought at walmart.

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How do I come about putting an explorer 'cup holder piece' into my ranger (automatic). Ive seen a few people do it on here, and I think it looks great.
Find one in a junk yard or on ebay. use www.car-part.com to search all salvage yards in your state.

There are instructions on how to install one. The shorter version is the same install. You will need to cut the hump off your current seats if they are the 60/40 style
http://www.fordrangerforum.com/inter...r-console.html




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Old 05-07-2011, 11:32 AM
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sorry for posting in wrong category, new to this...
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Old 05-07-2011, 11:38 AM
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sorry for posting in wrong category, new to this...
I moved it to the correct section.
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Old 05-07-2011, 06:23 PM
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okay, so before i posted this, i already painted my plastics around my deck with krylon fusion, but its very flat. i was at walmart today and saw a krylon 'clear/glossy' paint. has anyone used this, or something like it to make it look glossy? i dont like the flat look
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Old 05-07-2011, 06:25 PM
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Just buy a can of clear coat and spray it on there.
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Old 05-07-2011, 06:27 PM
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where could i buy niteshade? is it used mainly for auto, meaning ill find it at an autobody shop?
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Old 05-07-2011, 06:27 PM
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Just put a clear gloss coat and it will make it shine more.
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Old 05-07-2011, 06:28 PM
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where could i buy niteshade? is it used mainly for auto, meaning ill find it at an autobody shop?
Autozone sells it Pep Boys sales it also find it on ebay.
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Old 05-07-2011, 06:32 PM
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Thanks guys. My adventure of making my ranger MINE has started.
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