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Old 01-30-2010, 12:04 PM
whitedge whitedge is offline
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Well I have been a member on this forum for a month as of today and have already invested over a $1000 in the truck courtesy of this sites How-to threads. Not that this is a bad thing though, I just thought I would show you the mods that I have done because of you guys and this wonderful site.

Well this is the one that started it all. I saw a post on double din head units and had no Idea they could be had for so cheep. I ended up getting the Panasonic CQ-5800U mainly because it looks like a factory head unit but it gave me the AUX input for the ipod.

Old vs New





So once I found the How-to section it was all over.

First I did the 04+ third brake light mod



Then I did the SN95 Mustang rear disk brake mod



Next I decided that the stock speakers were not on par with the new head unit so I purchased 4 Pioneer 4 way speakers that were recommended by others on this site.



Next I decided that I was tired of the open diff in my truck so I got a Powertrax No-slip locker for the rear.

I do not have picks of the install or the locker so I will just post pics of me testing it out :biggthump







one of me, why not



So after a week with the new speakers I decided they did not have enough bass so I purchased a Infinity Basslink.

Side note: sound system is now complete





then I discovered the Explorer OHC mod and decided to give that a try.

Note: If you have a Pick A-Part by you go there, I got everything needed for this mode for $20.

I also installed a dome/ map light out of a 2008 F-250 while performing the OHC mod.







So that is what the last 30 days of my life have been like thanks to you guys.
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Old 01-30-2010, 12:11 PM
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it only gets worse...

i dont even want to add up how much is in my truck, wich is nothing compared to what others have done
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Old 01-30-2010, 12:12 PM
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haha sick dude, everything looks like it came out really well
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Old 01-30-2010, 12:15 PM
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haha sick dude, everything looks like it came out really well
Yea, If I dont think I can do it right I dont do it at all.
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Old 01-30-2010, 12:18 PM
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Looks good

How to section is probably hated by wife's and girlfriends
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Old 01-30-2010, 12:24 PM
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Very nice job! So, what do you have planned for the next 30 days? LOL!
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Old 01-30-2010, 12:28 PM
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Very nice job! So, what do you have planned for the next 30 days? LOL!
Well I have some front tow hooks on the way and I may down the line put in buckets and a expo center console but I think for the most part I am done. Time will tell though .
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Old 01-30-2010, 12:34 PM
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Well I have some front tow hooks on the way and I may down the line put in buckets and a expo center console but I think for the most part I am done. Time will tell though .
theres a pickapart close to you, on like waterman and E down in sbd.
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Old 01-30-2010, 01:51 PM
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theres a pickapart close to you, on like waterman and E down in sbd.
There is one like 2 minuets from my house, was just there yesterday. Thats were the Expo OHC came from, but everything else they had was in ruff condition. I am getting the tow hooks for $30 shipped from a RF member so Im doing pretty good on price.
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Old 01-30-2010, 06:28 PM
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Guess I wasn't done, I just finished the Air Silencer Removal / Air Box Mod moments ago.
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Old 01-30-2010, 06:40 PM
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oh you wont be done for awhile.

if only i could get to beards pics...

8 lug axles.. rear 3 link, caged, skinned bedsides, 42's, 5.4l engine..
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Old 01-30-2010, 06:59 PM
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oh you wont be done for awhile.

if only i could get to beards pics...

8 lug axles.. rear 3 link, caged, skinned bedsides, 42's, 5.4l engine..
Yea, but I have no desire to take it that level. I am not willing to sacrifice my trucks street ability for the sake of aesthetics, and I am a not one to make any of my vehicles dual purpose. This is why I have a street bike, a dirt bike and a truck. If I wanna seriously start wheeling I would buy a **** truck and beat the hell out of it.
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Old 01-30-2010, 08:28 PM
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how hard was that basslink to install on a scale of 1-5, 1 being easy and 5, well ya know.
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Old 01-30-2010, 08:33 PM
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You're inequality sign is wrong in your title, dum dum

You state that one month is less than or equal to $1000. But then you say you've spent more than $1000 in mods in the start of your initial post. Which is it?
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Old 01-30-2010, 08:35 PM
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whitedge, your ranger looks awesome! Cool modifications!
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