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Old 12-28-2011, 09:33 PM
DadsFordGirl DadsFordGirl is offline
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So a few weeks ago I clobbered a pretty sizable pothole I didn't see in time to swerve. Ever since then the Ranger had been making some weird noises over bumps and while turning. But eveything was working fine and even if I looked, I probably wouldn't know if something was wrong, lol.

Last week I drove the Ranger from Indiana (where I live) to Florida, (parents house.) It drove like a champ but still noticed the noises.

I asked my dad to take a drive with me so he could hear the noise. When he heard it, he just laughed and immediately knew it was my tie rods. Guess that ol' pot hole did a number on them, I snapped both of them.
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So fixing those is on tomorrows to-do list.



But some good news is that I've finally done a few small things to my Ranger I've been meaning to do forever but haven't had time.
Finally replaced the fuse for my gauge cluster light, painted my back bumper with Rustoleum, put some plastic restorer stuff on my front bumper, and picked up some paint to try a mod for my grille.
Pics of all that to come tomorrow.
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:35 PM
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those look like sway bar links bud..
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:36 PM
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Thats cause your smart runs out when you leave the KITCHEN! lol

Thats a simple fix, it happens kid!
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:37 PM
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shit i never have to worry about pot holes..i live in pothole and orange barrel capital of the world haha
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:37 PM
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Thats cause your smart runs out when you leave the KITCHEN! lol

Thats a simple fix, it happens kid!
I can always rely on you for support :P LOL
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:38 PM
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i painted my grille all white a few weeks ago and just painted the back part black this morning, i'll post a pic in like 5 mins, oh and repainted a door panel piece... brb
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:38 PM
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I can always rely on you for support :P LOL
Hugs!! lol
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:38 PM
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those look like sway bar links bud..
Well, the title does state that I'm stupid, lol. Whatever they are, I'm fixing them tomorrow. And by fixing them, I mean watching my dad fix them, lol.
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:39 PM
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i feel this coming.............haha!

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your alright darlin. lol
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:48 PM
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put new batteries in my camera that i got from walmart for a buck and says the battery life is 1/4...
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Old 12-28-2011, 09:50 PM
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put new batteries in my camera that i got from walmart for a buck and says the battery life is 1/4...
That sucks man! Does your phone have a camera?
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Old 12-28-2011, 10:00 PM
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yes but i disabled data transfering on it to save 15 bucks a month.

here's my spray painted (BBQ) grille/door panel piece thingymabobber
grille was all white before but looked stupid and i own maybe 200+ cans of spray paint and get bored alot =p


going to be doing the whole dashboard Black/white soon, ordering a black shag cover for the dash in a week or so, only 35 bucks shipped + putting black shag on the door panels as well



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trying to find bucket sets instead of stupid 60/40's, center consoles missing since i bought it and can't find one anywhere

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oh and you can see my pass. side headlight was wet sanded and haven't gotten to the driv. side yet, too cold
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Old 12-28-2011, 10:01 PM
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yes but i disabled data transfering on it to save 15 bucks a month.

here's my spray painted (BBQ) grille/door panel piece thingymabobber
grille was all white before but looked stupid and i own maybe 200+ cans of spray paint and get bored alot =p


going to be doing the whole dashboard Black/white soon, ordering a black shag cover for the dash in a week or so, only 35 bucks shipped + putting black shag on the door panels as well



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trying to find bucket sets instead of stupid 60/40's, center consoles missing since i bought it and can't find one anywhere

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oh and you can see my pass. side headlight was wet sanded and haven't gotten to the driv. side yet, too cold
wrong thread idiot
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Old 12-28-2011, 10:02 PM
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rip them things out. The truck will ride better. hey, its not a sports car, so a little body roll wont hurt
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Old 12-28-2011, 10:03 PM
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wrong thread idiot
you must have been too stupid to notice her talking about spray painting her grille huh?

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don't need to make a new thread, just conversing
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