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Forum: Project Logs 04-11-2017, 12:14 AM
Replies: 310
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Posted By TB-9862
Winter and robotics make for slow progress on the...

Winter and robotics make for slow progress on the truck, but I did manage to get a few things done. Main thing is I finally got the winch "mounted". Cut the caps off the front of the frame rails and...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-14-2016, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,906
Views: 167,417
Posted By TB-9862
I'm so mad, looked down at my odometer last night...

I'm so mad, looked down at my odometer last night and 222,223. Missed it!

01, 4.0, 4x4, auto
Forum: Project Logs 11-11-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,381
Posted By TB-9862
Its not so much the hassle of having to move it...

Its not so much the hassle of having to move it to open the gate, for me the thing I don't like is I can't drive with the gate open for extra large cargo unless I leave the carrier at home. The...
Forum: Project Logs 10-29-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,381
Posted By TB-9862
I meant one like mine so it's not in the bed lol ...

I meant one like mine so it's not in the bed lol


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Forum: Project Logs 10-24-2016, 07:34 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,381
Posted By TB-9862
Psst...rear tire carrier!

Psst...rear tire carrier!
Forum: Fabrication and Tool Tech 10-05-2016, 11:07 PM
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Views: 1,583
Posted By TB-9862
I feel like if you fold down the tire carrier...

I feel like if you fold down the tire carrier it's gonna get in the way as you're standing behind truck trying to open tailgate...like it sticks back too far. Opening to the side still requires...
Forum: Project Logs 09-21-2016, 06:24 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,381
Posted By TB-9862
Are you talking about the drain holes? That's...

Are you talking about the drain holes? That's where I ran my wires out of the cab, which was a really convenient spot until I got step bars lol.
Forum: Project Logs 09-20-2016, 09:46 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,381
Posted By TB-9862
Wiring can be a real headache. Especially if you...

Wiring can be a real headache. Especially if you do it as you go along. What I did was thought of everything i might ever wanna add and where it would mount, and where I wanted the switches. Then I...
Forum: Project Logs 09-18-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 23,808
Posted By TB-9862
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Forum: Project Logs 09-18-2016, 09:27 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,381
Posted By TB-9862
Console looks good! And not trying to rag, but...

Console looks good! And not trying to rag, but that spaghetti could still use some work lol. At least around fuse panel.

Wire loom, zip ties tape, and radioshack "project boxes" go a long way in...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-23-2016, 05:06 AM
Replies: 2,906
Views: 167,417
Posted By TB-9862
214,500 on my 01' 4.0 Just got back from...

214,500 on my 01' 4.0

Just got back from driving round-trip Jersey to Florida and the only issue was the compressor bearing blowing up lol. Replaced it and all is well.

Also these Firestone...
Forum: Project Logs 08-16-2016, 09:42 PM
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Views: 42,784
Posted By TB-9862
Cmon guys there's a difference between showing...

Cmon guys there's a difference between showing off and sharing.

If he had a brand new jacked-up full size with 3 LED bars and stacks and 27" wide tow mirrors freakin brodozer then yea call him...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-05-2016, 06:05 AM
Replies: 2,906
Views: 167,417
Posted By TB-9862
212,7xx .. just drove it round-trip from NJ to FL...

212,7xx .. just drove it round-trip from NJ to FL and the only issue was the AC compressor bearing went in SC on way back. Drove home with a bypass belt and put a new bearing in yesterday lol
Forum: Project Logs 08-02-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 14,381
Posted By TB-9862
Have you considered either a homemade center...

Have you considered either a homemade center console or overhead console? Gives you lots of places to mount switches, lights, radios, monitors, etc inside the cab
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-02-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By TB-9862
... What?

... What?
Forum: Project Logs 06-29-2016, 10:40 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 23,808
Posted By TB-9862
Shadow is going to be in the 4th of July parade...

Shadow is going to be in the 4th of July parade in Philly .. pretty psyched about it :)
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-20-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 13,160
Views: 415,555
Posted By TB-9862
Or GET hit .. the front bumper on the Ranger is...

Or GET hit .. the front bumper on the Ranger is next to useless and not having a front cross member really sucks. I got hit in the front in my old truck (2wd) and the guys car went right thru the...
Forum: Project Logs 06-04-2016, 11:45 PM
Replies: 310
Views: 23,808
Posted By TB-9862
FIRST Stronghold:...

FIRST Stronghold: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VqOKzoHJDjA

I never even knew about FRC until this year and it was a blast!

Now that competition season is over the meetings have gone back to...
Forum: Project Logs 06-02-2016, 09:02 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 23,808
Posted By TB-9862
207k and still climbing. Been very busy...

207k and still climbing.

Been very busy mentoring a Girl Scout FRC Robotics team this winter/spring...but I did snag a pair of Jeep bumpers. Rear has tire carrier and front has Smittybilt 8k winch...
Forum: Northeastern Region 05-04-2016, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 47,099
Posted By TB-9862
Oh no it's not that, I would just like to have it...

Oh no it's not that, I would just like to have it done for myself. I love putting my truck places it doesn't belong. Like nice neighborhoods


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Forum: Northeastern Region 05-03-2016, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 47,099
Posted By TB-9862
I have work until 4 during the week and Thursdays...

I have work until 4 during the week and Thursdays is usually robotics....but it's off season now so I may be able to miss that night. Would be cool to get my latest project done in time to show off...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-27-2016, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13,160
Views: 415,555
Posted By TB-9862
Solder and heat shrink your connections and you...

Solder and heat shrink your connections and you won't have any problems
Forum: Exterior Tech 04-25-2016, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,069
Posted By TB-9862
A twin size air mattress also fits perfectly in...

A twin size air mattress also fits perfectly in the bed of a Ranger



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Forum: Interior Tech 04-23-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By TB-9862
If all depends on what you want to put in there....

If all depends on what you want to put in there. Mine houses switches, more interior lights, backup camera monitor, CB external speaker, GPS, medkit, and a place to mount my handheld radio. It works...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-14-2016, 06:12 AM
Replies: 13,160
Views: 415,555
Posted By TB-9862
They got cash? That would cover the repair bill...

They got cash? That would cover the repair bill just as well
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