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Old 03-17-2016, 10:50 AM
Brocphipps Brocphipps is offline
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Talking Budget 2005 ranger xlt project log

So just being 17 and all i was fortunate enough to find a 2005 Ford Ranger xlt 2wd 3.0l that was in decent condition to start with for a low enough price. Paycheck to paycheck i have been adding to it over the past few months and i think its been coming along well. I cant get the photos of when i first got the truck but i have some photos of the new wheels and tires.




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I haven't listed some of the little things i have done to it, so here are some: Bushwacker bed rail liner and tailgate cap, some random drop in bed liner, new plugs, wires, coilpack, gas cap, avs in channel window visors, new brake pads, 06+ corner lights, etc. just small stuff here and there until i got the tires and wheels.
BUT just got some 2006+ mirrors and i will colormatch the caps and also ordered a new lower bumper that will look 10x better than the one that is on there now.Also ordering some 2 inch lift coils with shocks in the front to level it out. I will post more once i get some of the new things on.
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Old 03-17-2016, 11:06 AM
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Nice looking truck! It's in better shape than my '08, but then again I live in Canada, where road salt reigns supreme in the winter
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Old 03-17-2016, 11:09 AM
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As I said before, nice truck! Reminds me a lot of mine.

Keep us posted!
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Old 03-17-2016, 11:39 AM
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Nice truck, it would look even better if you painted your front valence black.
I guess I need to read above lol. Carry on.
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Old 03-17-2016, 02:50 PM
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Nice looking truck! It's in better shape than my '08, but then again I live in Canada, where road salt reigns supreme in the winter
Thank you! I am very fortunate not to have to deal with salt here where i live

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Nice truck, it would look even better if you painted your front valence black.
I guess I need to read above lol. Carry on.
Thanks haha I will definitely post a photo when i put it on tomorrow

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As I said before, nice truck! Reminds me a lot of mine.

Keep us posted!
Thanks, Hopefully i can put my mirrors on and get my bumper on tomorrow, if so i will make sure to get a photo or two.
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Old 03-17-2016, 08:44 PM
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Looks good!!. You've got yourself a nicer, newer better condition twin to mine.



I'm not a fan of big crime tips. But I think it looks good on your truck. I need to do something with mine. It's a custom setup. But comes straight out the back and squeaks because it rubs on the spare.

I've been thinking of doing something similar to what you have.
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Old 03-17-2016, 10:48 PM
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Looks good!!. You've got yourself a nicer, newer better condition twin to mine.



I'm not a fan of big crime tips. But I think it looks good on your truck. I need to do something with mine. It's a custom setup. But comes straight out the back and squeaks because it rubs on the spare.

I've been thinking of doing something similar to what you have.
I wouldn't say that, your truck is super clean! and i like the tip coming out there, the only problemis it gets grimy really quick but other than that I think it is an improvement over the stock exit. (Weight reduction haha)I had a flowmaster 40 on it but went with a super 10. I thought if the tip is going to be obnoxious the sound should be too right?😂
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Old 03-18-2016, 01:53 AM
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Clean looking truck. Subscribed.

And if you are planning on installing the coils yourself I'm your guy if you have any questions. I know every single nut bolt and part on it.
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Old 03-18-2016, 01:54 AM
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if you are planning on installing the coils yourself I'm your guy if you have any questions. I know every single nut bolt and part on it.
Not sure it counts as much when you say it yourself! lol
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Old 03-18-2016, 08:11 AM
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Lol

Probably not!
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Old 03-18-2016, 09:52 AM
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Clean looking truck. Subscribed.

And if you are planning on installing the coils yourself I'm your guy if you have any questions. I know every single nut bolt and part on it.
Thank you! If I have any questions then you will be the first one i ask!
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Old 03-19-2016, 09:44 PM
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Alright guys, my truck is in the shop right now, cylinder 6 misfire, replaced coilpack, still having the same issue, also have an evap leak so it might be a week or so until I can continue with adding to my thread... I will post as soon as possible... stay tuned!
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Old 03-20-2016, 01:31 AM
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Thank you! If I have any questions then you will be the first one i ask!
I would actually do some research on your own first before asking him questions... He's had a few mishaps..............
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Old 03-20-2016, 09:12 PM
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I would actually do some research on your own first before asking him questions... He's had a few mishaps..............
I think I'll just ask a shop
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Old 03-25-2016, 06:51 PM
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*Update: Got the new bumper put on and also got the chance to put some eyelides on it and the front center caps. Plus put seafoam in to clean the injectors... Mirrors hopefully tomorrow.
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