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Forum: How-To Submissions 04-24-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 129,796
Posted By Mikerider
Re: How to: Rear disc brake conversion for stock Ranger rear end

If they are a true cobra hose they are likley M10x1.0 if I recall correctly. Then you will need to covert to the ranger inverted flare with an adapter.


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Forum: Project Logs 04-24-2018, 09:47 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

Still having lots of fun with the truck

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Forum: How-To Submissions 04-24-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 50,458
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Headlight Mod for 2001-2010

Yep lower temp, longer time.

15min per light at 200 ish has always worked for me. Some sealants are different though.


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Forum: Project Logs 12-09-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

Went out to explore some new trails at a local spot

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Forum: Project Logs 12-07-2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

Thanks guys! Gotta post up once in a while to make sure you guys know the truck is still ripping around the woods.


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Forum: Project Logs 12-06-2017, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20171206/a36ff56ca9e629f7a7a0e3aba9af6409.jpg

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Forum: Project Logs 09-23-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

News flash! The bed is back on! More to come


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Forum: Project Logs 09-14-2017, 06:55 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

Im still running stock shackles but I am shopping for a set with poly bushings for more swing and less mushyness. Mostlikley will get BtFs

Yes flipping the shackles gives more wheel trave and...
Forum: Project Logs 09-13-2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

I did it in 2 phases, first removed the stock hangers and installed the 1.5" kartek drop hangers in the rear holes 4"back.

Then moved them down a few months ago when I swapped my axle to...
Forum: Project Logs 09-12-2017, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

Mine are currently move to the rear of the truck 4" back holes of the hanger become the front holes. And down 2 inches. The front hangers are in the stock location.


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Forum: Project Logs 09-12-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

Nice! Ya they are good guys. To get the most out of the deavers a shackle flip is a must. Plus if your going with a g50 variant moving the hangers back is needed. The f31s are shorter I believe so...
Forum: Project Logs 09-12-2017, 05:25 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

They are a custom set from deaver. They started with a G50 pack and added an extra leaf for weight and towing.


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Forum: Project Logs 09-11-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

Bump stops in and truck back on its own weight

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Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 09-06-2017, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7,072
Views: 338,317
Posted By Mikerider
Random pics of your truck thread II

See I don't feel like I have changed that much lol, the frame and the cab are still stock

Thanks for the props! It's a fun truck and keeps me busy with projects


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Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 09-05-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7,072
Views: 338,317
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Random pics of your truck thread II

Working on the rear suspension again

Frame reinforcement

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170906/fb1e2cc8c70089df85fdc81d0d9b483c.jpg

Added limit straps and moved my res to the frame.
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Forum: Project Logs 09-04-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

Doing some work this Labor Day.

Reinforced my shock towers, installed limit straps and remounted my resiviors

Now I have my springs torn down to install new bump stops.

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Forum: Project Logs 08-28-2017, 07:14 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

Sadly not my videos so need to convince my friends not me lol


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Forum: Project Logs 08-27-2017, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

Videos:

https://www.facebook.com/27224842/videos/10103326886988873/

https://www.facebook.com/phil.fisk/videos/1708502569223278/
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-07-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13,367
Views: 470,912
Posted By Mikerider
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread IV

You did it wrong, need to keep the ranger and do the full size mod https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170808/a82bed554df826208a3d2300ffe6949c.jpg


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Forum: Project Logs 07-31-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

It is! I love the history of the trail too, it's an offshoot of the Oregon trail and you can still see marks on the trees from the ropes used to lower the trackers wagons down the steep hills.

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Forum: Project Logs 07-31-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

For those of you wondering how I manage to hit the top of my bed on a tree root, see photos below. Sharp corner in a deep trench
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Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 07-30-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7,072
Views: 338,317
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Random pics of your truck thread II

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20170730/592165a4b925ad3cd324184104225ab2.jpg

Out on the trail


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Forum: Project Logs 07-30-2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

Spent the day on the naches trail yesterday, the same tree root that hit my truck bed got me again this year.

Managed to get a few pics and have some videos coming

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Forum: Project Logs 07-18-2017, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

Yes both front and rear are c4x4. I have a 1 in body lift which is why I have a small gap up front. Easy to fix I just haven't got to it.

As for trying to pull it in anything is possible but...
Forum: Project Logs 07-16-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 133,005
Posted By Mikerider
Re: Project Search and Rescue Truck

Out with the old

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In with the new

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