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Old 10-28-2014, 01:17 PM
97rangerstepside 97rangerstepside is offline
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Default Jeff's 97 stepside log

I have had this truck for a while now and never done anything to it except just regular maintenance. I don't plan on doing much to this truck but I do want to make it mine with a few mods.

Mods planned
06+mirrors(coming soon)
spray in bedliner.
wheels and tires(need to wear out the ones on it first)
window tint
anything else that comes to mind

as she sits today




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Old 10-28-2014, 01:39 PM
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Looks to be in excellent condition. You have a nice blank canvas to do mods to. Good luck!
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Old 10-28-2014, 02:25 PM
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Thanks, first mod planned is 06+ mirrors, already have a set on the way. I like the color of yours.
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06 mirrors, white face gauges, explorer limited leather seats, shorty console, UWS Toolbox, proper hitch, proper spray in bed liner.
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2004 Jeep Wrangler 2.4 5speed
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Old 10-29-2014, 09:40 AM
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Not really a mod but more of a safety thing. I have had a problem with spinning my tires and it wanting to slide around corners when wet so my solution is 3 sandbags in the back.
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06 mirrors, white face gauges, explorer limited leather seats, shorty console, UWS Toolbox, proper hitch, proper spray in bed liner.
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2004 Jeep Wrangler 2.4 5speed
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Old 10-29-2014, 11:09 AM
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Wow, really clean truck! I like it!
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Old 10-31-2014, 11:04 AM
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Got my 06+ mirrors today. Will be putting them on when the weather dries out.
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Old 11-01-2014, 12:30 PM
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Did the mirror swap today

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2004 Jeep Wrangler 2.4 5speed
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Old 11-01-2014, 01:59 PM
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Default Re: Jeff's 97 stepside log

Looks nice, I like the color. It's amazing the way those mirrors improve the appearance.
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Old 11-01-2014, 02:34 PM
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Nice!!!
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Old 11-24-2014, 05:57 PM
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Bump, nothing really new happening with the truck now but when I go on winter break from school I will be hitting local junkyards to see what goodies I can score.
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Old 12-14-2014, 08:09 PM
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Anything new??
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Old 12-14-2014, 08:14 PM
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Anything new??
Not yet, will probably hit up the local junkyard this week and see what goodies I can find.
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06 mirrors, white face gauges, explorer limited leather seats, shorty console, UWS Toolbox, proper hitch, proper spray in bed liner.
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2004 Jeep Wrangler 2.4 5speed
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Old 12-15-2014, 02:23 PM
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bought some goodies today
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1997 Ranger xlt standard cab stepside. 2.3 5 speed
06 mirrors, white face gauges, explorer limited leather seats, shorty console, UWS Toolbox, proper hitch, proper spray in bed liner.
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1981 Honda CB900c fully dressed
2004 Jeep Wrangler 2.4 5speed
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Old 12-15-2014, 07:05 PM
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Got another goodie, dome light didn't work so I went back and exchanged for this console, going to see what its going to take to reupholster it tomorrow
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06 mirrors, white face gauges, explorer limited leather seats, shorty console, UWS Toolbox, proper hitch, proper spray in bed liner.
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1981 Honda CB900c fully dressed
2004 Jeep Wrangler 2.4 5speed
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Old 12-15-2014, 07:16 PM
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Default Re: Jeff's 97 stepside log

Nice. I'm actually going to the jy tomorrow to see what I can find. The last time I was there I got an ohc for $11
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