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Old 03-09-2012, 03:03 PM
reconjb reconjb is offline
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Default List of Quick Mods For starters

Here is a list of mods (in no order) you can do to start customizing your ranger

Some are year specific so check the how-to before attempting.

NOTE: All links are blue

Blinker Mod
(How-to)

Throttle Cable Mod
(How-to)

Headlight Mod (01+)
(How-to)

Fog Light Mod
(99-00 How-to)
(01-03 How-to)
(04-06 How-to)
(07 How-to)

Change out regular bulbs to LED's

(search for the specific how-to needed)

Paint interior panels

(Bezel How-to)

Paint Under Hood Items

(search for your particular needs)

Puddle lights(Door light Mod)
(How-to)

Under Dash LED's
(How-to)

Audio Upgrade
(For Ideas)

OHC (Overhead Console)
(How-to)

Low Anchor Point
(How-to)

Cargo Lights
(How-to)

Mustang Dome Conversion

(How-to)

Other Threads of interest

Tire Chart Size

Tire + Gear Ratio Chart

How To Read Door Jam Sticker

Radio Wiring Colors

Lift Options For Your Ranger

Bulb guide

Please Remember: I nor Ford Ranger Forums or anybody posting the How-to's linked in this post can be held responsible for any damages that may happen.
Attempt at your own RISK


Feel Free to mention any Mods or extras you feel should be added to this list
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Old 03-09-2012, 04:04 PM
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Default Re: List of Quick Mods For starters

Nice job putting this post together, will be very helpful to a lot of members !!!
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Old 03-09-2012, 04:09 PM
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Default Re: List of Quick Mods For starters

Nice job, Thanks.
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Old 03-09-2012, 04:21 PM
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Default Re: List of Quick Mods For starters

lol we have a thread like this already.....beginners thread


still cool nonetheless

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i think my mods (and how tos) should be added
custom lower anchor points
mustang dome light
autolamps
Cargo Light mod
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Old 03-09-2012, 04:25 PM
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lol we have a thread like this already.....beginners thread
Searched and never found anything like it

of course now i find it oh well more places to look
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i think my mods (and how tos) should be added
custom lower anchor points
mustang dome light
autolamps
Cargo Light mod
Will look into adding them
(added)
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Show your system

Mods: Brush guard|Front Hitch|Expo Roof Rack|Train Horn|Door/Dash/step/Hood Leds|2" lift|Rear Tow Points|On-Board Air System| 22" & 40" LED bar|and More!

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Old 03-09-2012, 04:28 PM
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Default Re: List of Quick Mods For starters

I'm a Noob and find the blinker mod quite neat will have to try it out.
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Old 03-09-2012, 04:37 PM
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Default Re: List of Quick Mods For starters

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/how-s...plug-play.html

i guess it never became a sticky but here it is

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/how-s...or-points.html

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http://www.fordrangerforum.com/how-s...light-mod.html
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Old 03-09-2012, 04:38 PM
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Default Re: List of Quick Mods For starters

Great info ! As a new owner of a pre-owned Ranger this information is invaluable. Thanks for tremendous effort to make it available.
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Old 03-09-2012, 04:39 PM
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Default Re: List of Quick Mods For starters

the tire chart would be a good add too

oh and i found it

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/gener...-interest.html



keep this one going too though
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Old 03-09-2012, 04:41 PM
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oh and i found it

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/gener...-interest.html

keep this one going too though
Yeah i found it when i went looking for your how-to's before you posted them and saw the sticky

and 2 places are always better than one
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Mod Ideas
Don't Forget to:
Create a Signature
Show your system

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Old 03-09-2012, 05:48 PM
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Wicked goood idea........ want to do the head light mod
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Old 03-16-2012, 07:21 AM
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Good information!! Thanks
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Old 05-06-2012, 02:30 PM
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Bump for the newbs
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Mod Ideas
Don't Forget to:
Create a Signature
Show your system

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Old 08-12-2012, 07:09 PM
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Seen a few threads popping up figured it's time for another bump
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Mod Ideas
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Show your system

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Old 10-02-2012, 03:54 PM
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for the newer people bump
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Mod Ideas
Don't Forget to:
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Show your system

Mods: Brush guard|Front Hitch|Expo Roof Rack|Train Horn|Door/Dash/step/Hood Leds|2" lift|Rear Tow Points|On-Board Air System| 22" & 40" LED bar|and More!
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