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Old 01-20-2010, 10:46 AM
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i just want the prerunner look and i like the fender flares is there a cheep safe way to get the front suspension soo wide... i know cheep and safe dont go in the same sentence
What year is your ranger??? There are a some ways with a beamed truck but its not east to do with an a-arm truck.
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Old 01-20-2010, 07:19 PM
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its i beams bc i had to get the dream beams when i droped it, i still have my factorys and was gonna cut and stetch them and box them in.idk it was just a idea, but mines a beam model
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Old 01-21-2010, 10:51 AM
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its i beams bc i had to get the dream beams when i droped it, i still have my factorys and was gonna cut and stetch them and box them in.idk it was just a idea, but mines a beam model
DO NOT CUT AND EXTEND CAST BEAMS!!!!!! If you want to cut and extend beams go to the junk yard and pick up some forged beams. They are available on 88 and older rangers. Its a very simple process to extend them. If your still planing on running coil springs instead of coil-overs i recommend ordering some 5.5 coils from Camburg. They are Eibach Coil-Springs but i believe camburg holds the contract so you have to order the spring threw camburg.

Your gonna want to take thos beams in and have them bent so you can keep the correct camber. Then cut and extend in between the radius arm bolt hole and the beam end. then just plate the whole beam.







you will also have to extend your steering.



You can also just order beams already complete if thats easier. Give Dave @ Threat Motorsports a call. Thos pics are of his beams. If you have any other questions just shoot me a PM or i can make a new thread to explain it in better detail.


Once you have the beams build them just build/buy longer radius arms and you'll be set.

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Old 01-25-2010, 08:57 PM
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hey thanx alot i hear alot about "getting the beams bent." im from la and dont know what that means exactly. since im keepin it street ima stay with just coils bc coil-overs that iv seen are just too expensive for street toy. Also yea it would be really nice to read a thread about this more, thanx for the tips tho il deff keep u in mind when i start my build
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hey thanx alot i hear alot about "getting the beams bent." im from la and dont know what that means exactly. since im keepin it street ima stay with just coils bc coil-overs that iv seen are just too expensive for street toy. Also yea it would be really nice to read a thread about this more, thanx for the tips tho il deff keep u in mind when i start my build
For sure man just let me know when your ready and i'll throw a bunch of info your way!
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Old 01-30-2010, 12:01 AM
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For sure man just let me know when your ready and i'll throw a bunch of info your way!
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Old 03-02-2010, 11:51 AM
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Watch that upper shock mount. The force on that tube will be in a twisting motion and it can break the tabs. I have seen it happen. Make sure to plate it in and maybe even tie in another tube on the other side somehow.
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Old 03-03-2010, 10:37 PM
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Watch that upper shock mount. The force on that tube will be in a twisting motion and it can break the tabs. I have seen it happen. Make sure to plate it in and maybe even tie in another tube on the other side somehow.
In that pic they weren't finished yet. I'll get some pics when i get a chance.

We finally started making progress again. Picked up the beams and the heim finally came in.
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Old 05-10-2010, 08:45 AM
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Well I haven't been doing a great job of keeping up on this thread. Its hard between all the moving. When i left the truck was almost complete. The Interior was pretty much done, except for dash, and the engine cage was all tacked together. My buddy, the owner, finally put the knuckles on and had someone else give him a had to weld up the engine cage. The welds didn't turn out very well so i'll be grinding them down and redoing them. I was down on friday to help install the windows and hood. Then gave it a much needed bath! lol. Now for the pics!
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Old 05-10-2010, 08:47 AM
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The are still some small thing that need to get finished before we can really take it out. headlights, trurn signals, Air bumps, straps, and a real battery mount (not a ratchet strap lol). Its was fun ass hell just driving it around town though lol!
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Old 05-10-2010, 08:50 AM
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shit, that thing is sick looking. you did a great job on that thing
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Old 05-10-2010, 10:12 AM
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dang, id love to turn mine into a prerunner. but im not sure if its really worth it, since its 2wd and its only a v6 2.9 . plus it would take me years to build it, i hardly have money.
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Old 05-10-2010, 12:54 PM
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cn you just take a thing of sheet metal and bolt it under ur truck from the bumper area to the axel area for a skid plate?
jw if you know, thanks
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Old 05-10-2010, 10:36 PM
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dang, id love to turn mine into a prerunner. but im not sure if its really worth it, since its 2wd and its only a v6 2.9 . plus it would take me years to build it, i hardly have money.
Its not all about having 4wd. That thing is 2wd and so is mine. You don't need 4wd for what we do!
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