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Forum: Project Logs 03-02-2016, 05:15 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

Hey guys, been busy getting everything ready for this Spring on the Ranger. Haven't posted on here in a while thought I'd give some updates.

Put in Yukon lockers in Rear with new 4.56 gears (...
Forum: Project Logs 03-02-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,312
Posted By Jrowe
Re: preranger

Sounds like a fun build, looking forward to seeing how she turns out
Forum: Project Logs 01-06-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

Okay, it's official. The LS is going in the ranger.

Just bought a 4L80 Transmission, Manual Valve Plate, the LS3, and an Art Carr 4L80 Shifter.

I'll get pics up later. The LS3 hasn't been done...
Forum: Project Logs 12-29-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 17,602
Posted By Jrowe
I'm really excited to see this build! Looks great...

I'm really excited to see this build! Looks great so far, what shocks are you going with for front and rear? Also can't go wrong with those 35's
Forum: Project Logs 12-29-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Yeah I haven't had time to put on the mirrors,...

Yeah I haven't had time to put on the mirrors, had a feeling someone would say something lol. Thanks for the feedback everyone, now just in the phase of testing it out and fine tuning the ride height...
Forum: Project Logs 12-28-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

Hope everyone had a good Christmas.

Back at it, here's a few pics of the finished project. I'll get a video together soon showing the truck

BEFORE

http://i62.tinypic.com/mvrjlz.jpg

AFTER
Forum: Project Logs 12-22-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Here's one last teaser before we weld the rack...

Here's one last teaser before we weld the rack and light bar on. http://i64.tinypic.com/54g905.jpg
Forum: Project Logs 12-18-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

Thanks everyone.

It's called -- Metallic Blue Matte

Pretty sure 3m makes the material.

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Forum: Project Logs 12-18-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

I have the Edelbrock airgap intake for the 302 right now, with the 500 CFM Electric Choke carb. It's tuned for torque.

The wrap was $2500 with everything done. Which is A LOT cheaper than paint
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Forum: Project Logs 12-18-2015, 12:31 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

You're right. It's the powerstop truck and tow package. Came with both front and rear rotors and pads., tested them out thoroughly last week and they performed incredibly, HUGE upgrade

Haven't...
Forum: Project Logs 11-26-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

Yeah! I agree, already have the mirrors at the shop. I've just been too lazy to throw them on! Spent about 2 weeks getting the grille, headlights, and one piece to fit correct then had to deal with...
Forum: Project Logs 11-26-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

After weeks of trial and error, we got this thing up and running. Almost done, just have to mount the light bar, then send it to the paint booth. Here's some updated pics
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Forum: Project Logs 11-15-2015, 01:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,448
Posted By Jrowe
Great plan! Excited to see what you end up doing....

Great plan! Excited to see what you end up doing. Ever think about doing a roof tent?
Forum: Project Logs 11-14-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 13,342
Posted By Jrowe
Re: ShaneOMac's Simple Sleeper Build

Can't believe some *******s stole your light bar:mad: Clean build though, Looks great!
Forum: Project Logs 11-10-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

Built the front bumper and skid plate, went with a simple prerunner style design. My daughter broke my phone so I don't have any pictures today. Once I get my insurance replacement i'll throw some...
Forum: Project Logs 11-08-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

Thanks, ordered the 06' ranger mirrors and UPS is saying they'll be here by Wednesday.

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Appreciate it!

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Forum: Project Logs 11-06-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

RoofRack is looking about done now. Went with some Dimple Dye plate for tie down spots. Also planning on adding an aluminum floor panel next week. Keep in mind, All the tube will be painted black. ...
Forum: Project Logs 11-02-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

Well, after a crazy weekend ended up not getting much done. Got the roofrack design figured out ( I think ). These pictures are just the base of the rack. But here's an idea of the skeleton.
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Forum: Project Logs 11-01-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

Yeah I haven't tried them out on trails yet, but they'll do great. I'm pretty sure you HAVE to flip the shakles if you are running the F31's with stock suspension! Or some fab work might be...
Forum: Project Logs 11-01-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

Ride quality is amazing with the king shocks all set up. Haven't measured droop yet, but it looks impressive I'll post a pic later
Forum: Project Logs 10-31-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

Still on stock hangers!
Forum: Project Logs 10-30-2015, 07:32 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

Got the cage and rear shock mounts in the back built, went with a design I have never tried before. My plan is to Build a roof rack that connects to the cage in the back. Been playing around with it,...
Forum: Western Region 10-29-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,721
Posted By Jrowe
Re: Off roading in idaho

I'm down to off-road in Northern Idaho, CDA/Priest Lake. Tons of great trails that area
Forum: Project Logs 10-28-2015, 04:43 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

Got the rear bed sides cut, and the new fiberglass mounted up. Taillights were a PAIN.

http://i66.tinypic.com/723tcj.jpg

http://i67.tinypic.com/1z6rv28.jpg

Painted the Rear End and Frame,...
Forum: Project Logs 10-27-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 22,440
Posted By Jrowe
Re: 99' Ranger to Raptor Build

Yeah I don't like the look of just the fiberglass up front, But they have an option when you order to include the Raptor honeycomb grille. It just looks so much better.

And I bought some of those...
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