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Scott B's 2006 Ranger FX4 Level II

Discussion in 'Ranger / Mazda Registry' started by Scott B., August 22, 2008.

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    1. Scott B.

      Scott B. Well-Known Member

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      Vehicle
      2006 Ranger FX4 Level II SuperCab
      4.0L, SOHC, automatic
      BW 1354 electric shift transfer case

      Suspension
      Torsion bar, twisted
      Bilstein 5100 shocks

      Drivetrain
      Alcoa wheels, 15x7
      BF Goodrich All Terrain KO 32x11.50-15
      4.10 gears
      31-spine 8.8 rear end, Torsen limited slip
      Dana 35 IFS
      AVM Hub Conversion
      Ford Racing (Explorer) rear disk brakes

      Engine
      SCT X3 from Bama Chips
      K&N FilterCharger
      JBA wires
      Autolite Platinum plugs, 0.060" gap
      JBA headers
      JBA exhaust
      External transmission filter

      Interior
      AutoMeter gauges
      Autometer dual gauge pod on A-pillar
      K40 CB
      Super Duty dome light
      Center console for CB, gauges, switches Build Thread
      Carpet and sound deadening

      Exterior
      ARE LSII tonneau cover, Dark Shadow Gray Metallic
      Ekhart Class III trailer hitch
      K40 antenna
      Hella backup lights, mounted in the bumper
      Chrome diff cover (a real Ford piece)
      Extreme Lining bedliner
      STX grille
      Clear Mask Lightguard protection
      Bed-mount spare tire
      ARB air compressor


      To Do
      BW 1354 Manual shift transfer case (sitting in the garage!)
      TruTrac or Torsen front differential
      ORW Coil-over Conversion
      Deaver or National rear springs, shackle flip
      Bilstein 5100 shocks front


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    3. Tbars4

      Tbars4 Moderator Emeritus Elite In Memoriam

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    5. Scott B.

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      You guys don't waste any time!

      I have some photos I need to get digitized (one is a creek crossing in my brand new truck!) and I need to take some more. One of these days, I will actually buy a digital camera....
       
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      LOL :D yea were a bunch of photo whores around here
       
    7. Scott B.

      Scott B. Well-Known Member

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      The back end, showing the lights in the bumper...

      "6" sticker on this truck, too.
       

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    8. Brian1

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      Those lights in the bumper look really good, almost factory-looking. Nice truck Scott
       
    9. Scott B.

      Scott B. Well-Known Member

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      Thanks, Brian.

      It took some time for me to get up the courage to cut the bumper. I had it all taped off and marked - then I sat there for a while. One wrong cut, and I was buying a new bumper! Fortunately, the holes worked out just fine. Now, to find another set of lights for my other truck....
       
    10. Scott B.

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      Here are some recent pictures...
       

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    11. Tbars4

      Tbars4 Moderator Emeritus Elite In Memoriam

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      ...That truck is just way to purdy...:D

      ...and what the heck you doing trap shooting???
       
    12. Scott B.

      Scott B. Well-Known Member

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      Actually, I was at a smallbore silhouette match.

      See, down here in the South, all us rednecks cling to our God and guns. And we shoot 'em on a regular basis!
       
    13. Tbars4

      Tbars4 Moderator Emeritus Elite In Memoriam

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      ...When you get deep back into the woods, tell my relatives hello for me..better hollar first and let them know your comin' first..;)
       
    14. Scott B.

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      LOL.

      And for what it's worth, I can't shoot a shotgun very well. I have spent way too many years shootin' at non-moving targets!
       
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      Such a pretty truck :notworthy
       
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      that's a great looking rig you got there.

      Ever take that thing offroad?

      There seems to be a lot of Ga members on here, we should get a meet and greet going sometime.
       
    17. Scott B.

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      Thanks. It has gone off-road - nothing too serious. I did cross a creek in it! I leave the serious stuff to my '93 (I don't want to scratch the paint on this one! LOL)

      I was thinking about a meet-and-greet in Jan or Feb for all us N Ga folks (and SC and TN.)
       
    18. Scott B.

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      Center Console

      I just finished this - it holds the CB, gauges, air bag switch, and up to 7 switches (for lights, etc.)

      Build thread

      Not sure if I like the black finish - seems like too much black. I need to repaint the front panel anyway (imperfect finish, due to cold weather) this spring, so I might change the color. I am considering a light gray, to match the bezel above.
       

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    19. Tbars4

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      ...Where did you put the remote cb speaker???..:scratch:
       
    20. Scott B.

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      I haven't decided yet....
       
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      A-pillar Gauges

      To go with the gauges in the console...
       

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      Tbars4 Moderator Emeritus Elite In Memoriam

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      ...:shifty_ey ...Has someone been busy painting the inside of his truck...:scratch:
       
    23. Scott B.

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      No - the Level II is black from the factory. It is where I got the idea to change the other one to black...
       
    24. Scott B.

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      32 inch tires

      I finally got around to taking some pictures of the truck with 32s...
       

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      ..:eek:...Now that's sexy...:biggthump
       
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      Stock tires are 31" on that truck, right?

      Looks very nice, either way. It looks like 33's wouldn't be too much of a stretch, either.

      My buddy has an '04 FX4 Level II and every time I see it I just drool. They are awesome rangers. And very capable in stock form.
       

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