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Forum: Project Logs 09-07-2018, 02:57 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 27,551
Posted By harlowe
Re: Undrstm8ed's 93' XLT Overlanding build...

so you plan on using the truck frame for your trailer base?leaving the axle too? that seems like a lot of weight for something this small to drag off road is why i'm asking
Forum: Audio / Video 09-03-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By harlowe
Re: rear speaker issues

The fader was one of my first stops in my list because my girlfriends monster of a younger sister loves to push every button she can find and is regularly in my truck, thanks in advance for the info...
Forum: Audio / Video 09-02-2018, 02:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By harlowe
Re: rear speaker issues

I originally pulled the fuses to the radio to check for corrosion, saw that one truck fuse was labeled as audio and GEM radio, and another as just audio so I assumed that the fuse for GEM and audio...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 09-02-2018, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By harlowe
Re: driveshaft compatability

thanks for all of the info, I'll get looking for my swap her soon. It helps a ton
Forum: Audio / Video 09-01-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 316
Posted By harlowe
rear speaker issues

So I have a 2002 extended cab, aftermarket radio for a year, aftermarket rear speakers with adapter plugs so no taping to the speakers since december, but still stock up front. A week ago I lost the...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-29-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 743
Posted By harlowe
Re: F150 is really big

I saw a few around the Ann Arbor Mi area yesterday, they aren't small, but the one I built and priced came to about 36k (ex cab, xl, FX4, keypad entry, and a few other small things) but given right...
Forum: Fabrication and Tool Tech 08-24-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By harlowe
Re: ext'd cab Ranger owners

pictures of this please, even if it's your rough blueprint
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 08-23-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
Posted By harlowe
driveshaft compatability

does anyone know if a 4x4 and a 2wd aluminium driveshaft are interchangeable? my u joints got wrecked and damaged the driveshaft to the point where my second opinion said I should look for a...
Forum: Project Logs 08-22-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 27,551
Posted By harlowe
Re: Undrstm8ed's 93' XLT Overlanding build...

no rubbing on the front of the rear well? it looks really tight
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-20-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 980
Posted By harlowe
Re: Are they kidding?

before I clicked that link I was expecting an optima or something "high performance" not a motorcraft
Forum: Project Logs 08-15-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 27,551
Posted By harlowe
Re: Undrstm8ed's 93' XLT Overlanding build...

I did debate a seat swap, but every seat I found basically needed rebuilt and that made it not worth it, either way I'm happy with my setup so not really a big deal anymore
Forum: Project Logs 08-14-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 27,551
Posted By harlowe
Re: Undrstm8ed's 93' XLT Overlanding build...

I looked at them during my search for covers about a year back, but if I remember correctly they don't make ranger bucket seat covers
Forum: Project Logs 08-13-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 27,551
Posted By harlowe
Re: Undrstm8ed's 93' XLT Overlanding build...

I guess I neglected the standard cab, I've only ever owned extended cabs, and as for visible straps I went and got trail gear set covers from cabelas and ran the straps through them- they aren't...
Forum: Project Logs 08-12-2018, 06:24 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 27,551
Posted By harlowe
Re: Undrstm8ed's 93' XLT Overlanding build...

with that plan for the covers in mind, I'd totally go for panels, I got a pair of panels for my seats for $90 from springtail solutions, they're ridgid and flipable, they're a little tought to...
Forum: Project Logs 08-11-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 27,551
Posted By harlowe
Re: Undrstm8ed's 93' XLT Overlanding build...

so why go with the molle covers vs the more versatile/ inexpensive panels?
Forum: Interior Tech 08-04-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By harlowe
Re: "map" light replacement inquiry

oh that is necessary in the light I mentioned but its honestly just a thin plastic stick coming off of the bottom of the light, break it and all of the screw holes line up to existing wires and...
Forum: Interior Tech 08-01-2018, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By harlowe
Re: "map" light replacement inquiry

just fyi, basically everything so far is plug and play- in case there's one you prefer
Forum: Interior Tech 07-23-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By harlowe
Re: "map" light replacement inquiry

its the one pictured from the mustang, I just broke off a tab on the bottom of the light and screw holes/ wiring lined up perfectly in and everything functions as it would have in the f150,...
Forum: Interior Tech 07-23-2018, 03:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By harlowe
Re: "map" light replacement inquiry

it's a bulb, if you search on here somewhere there's a list of the bulbs for every socket on the truck
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-09-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By harlowe
Re: Helper spring experiences

except the ones i'm looking at are marketed as "helper springs" but in the description are described as being great for my intended purpose, I asked if anyone had any experience with them- from what...
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-07-2018, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By harlowe
Re: Helper spring experiences

my main thing right now is cost, from what I've seen shopping around its going to be $100+ per side to do full leaf springs where the helpers are only $70 for a pair and in my head may help to re...
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-06-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By harlowe
Exclamation Helper spring experiences

anyone have experience with helper springs? my rear end is squatting from 14 years with a heavy fiberglass cap over it and I was hoping to rectify it with a set of Hellwig 550's. I was originally...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 07-06-2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By harlowe
Re: Options for Rear Differentials??

have you tried other ranger axles with the LSD? I have the 8.8 with the LSD and it's still operating fine after 16 years in the midwest slick winters and some offroad/ farm work
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-06-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By harlowe
Re: Mexico Ranger Short Bed

in my head, its honestly not worth more than 5 to 700, especially if its going to rock crawler guys, you can get a decent condition 6 ft bed for between 3 and 400 if you look and since most crawler...
Forum: Exterior Tech 07-01-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 626
Posted By harlowe
Re: 0" or 2" hitch drop?

or buy both, see which one you like the height of and return the other- I've never had an issue returning a hitch since their nearly impossible to damage
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