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Forum: Project Logs 08-15-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 167
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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: 167
Views: 25,005
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: 167
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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: 167
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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: 167
Views: 25,005
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: 550
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: 550
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: 550
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: 550
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: 403
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: 403
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: 403
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: 531
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: 496
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: 386
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
Forum: Exterior Tech 07-01-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 386
Posted By harlowe
Re: 0" or 2" hitch drop?

I don't mess with boats, but tow a small (not one running 13 in tires) landscape trailer time to time, and my 2 inch drop looks pretty level on it
Forum: Exterior Parts 06-29-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1
Want to Buy: Fordnoel75
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Posted By harlowe
Re: Fordnoel75

cab doesn't really matter, what year is the truck (pre or post 1994)? what length is the bed (6 or 7 ft? where are you (no one wants to ship a cap)
Forum: Interior Tech 06-27-2018, 06:34 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 550
Posted By harlowe
Re: "map" light replacement inquiry

I have the same light setup, not sure the year, I picked it up off ebay but it was also in some f150's so you know
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 05-12-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By harlowe
Re: Tow behind rv

unless it's pretty pre 94 if it's an auto it'll have an electronic transfer case
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 05-12-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 574
Posted By harlowe
Re: Tow behind rv

the truck would need to be in neutral for towing, which is why most flat tow vehicles are manuals
Forum: Exterior Tech 04-08-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By harlowe
Re: grill/ surround separation?

thanks, I'll take a look when it comes in next week, right now I'm just trying to plan my attack. I'm just a tad worried about over spray since I'm painting with Ford's brighter red
Forum: Exterior Tech 04-08-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 358
Posted By harlowe
grill/ surround separation?

alright, I just ordered my replacement grill, coming in black, I want to paint the surround to match my truck like the old one did. Is there a way to pull the honeycomb out of the insert to avoid...
Forum: Exterior Tech 04-07-2018, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By harlowe
Re: header panel swap

thanks, that what I needed to know, I hit a deer yesterday and am doing my parts collection to fix it and found a 99 as a donor
Forum: Exterior Tech 04-06-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By harlowe
header panel swap

hit a deer this morning in my 2002 ranger, is a 1999 header panel a direct swap? if not what years are
Forum: Exterior Tech 04-05-2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By harlowe
Re: Question regarding camper shell

I was lean on my ARE when I first got it to mount roof cross bars, it did the same thing, it held my 100 lbs kayaks but honestly I never fully trusted it like I do my reinforced aluminium one
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