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Old 08-14-2011, 12:23 PM   #581
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Hahaha that's awesome. I'll look into that.
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Old 08-14-2011, 12:28 PM   #582
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Just send me what you want it to say and what size, color (I have to get more vinyl) only have white, black and blue right now.




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Old 08-14-2011, 02:51 PM   #583
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Well, Im gunna try to repost these pics and everything again. Its not all cool like most of y'alls haha. But its getting some work one weekend at a time.
Posting pics chronologically:

Just it was the day i got it... about 7 months after tho. It was used from a dealer. Had and has new suspension. Had a bull bar which is no longer on it. My dog is waiting to go for a little ride.


Bull Bar, one of the sides rusted through and it was scrapped


Gave it a good wash, buff and wax


Made a pool for a highschool football tailgate!



Making a 1999 Eddie Bauer Hitch fit :P had to plasma cut the bumper mounts to accommodate the hitch, but man it fits and it was free! Repainted it and made it look new-ish



After painting all my cladding

Have pics of my headunit and new sub, but im at work and they arent on photobucket. Soon to have my air induction system installed, havent had time. Shackles and a Torsion Twist to be done in september. Got some vinyl stripes in the works too. Gibson cat-back to be done in October (?).

how much water did it take. my highschools first football game of the year is the 26th. was wondering if it caused the rearend to sag.
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Old 08-14-2011, 10:15 PM   #584
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Okay first, Rebel: your Trac looks friggin sweet with the black trim. And what are your prices? and do you have any like Pre-made with those funny sayings?

LONO: is that a Punisher Emblem on the front?!

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Made a pool for a highschool football tailgate!
I definitely want to do this, this year (senior year ) what alld you do? did you drive to the game with the water in it?
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Old 08-14-2011, 10:48 PM   #585
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yup! those are punisher emblems. ive been a marvel comic junkie my whole life and i was looking for a set that had the black suit spiderman logo but nobody made it so i went with my second favorite marvel character-the punisher. they arent actual emblems, they are overlays which are just really sticky and sturdy stickers that fit right over your ford emblems. i found a company on the net called webxtremes.com that made all kinds of designs. i dont remember the name but there was another member on the forum that had mentioned the website before. i got a set of 3 overlays for all my ford emblems on my ride for about 20 bucks.
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Old 08-14-2011, 11:20 PM   #586
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Old 08-15-2011, 10:02 AM   #587
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I've seen people around my way with those racks on the rigs, pretty nice. Pjibs, I just drilled holes in the Yakima rack and mounted the lights directly to the rack, I don't see why you couldn't just do it with this rack.
The little plastic pieces that hold the farring (faring? ) can be used also to hold a light. If you want to keep the farring you can buy the three pack of them from yakime for $17.




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Old 08-15-2011, 10:30 AM   #588
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Yakime ??? LOL




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Old 08-15-2011, 10:53 AM   #589
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Yakime ??? LOL
yakime yakayou...yakasomething.




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Old 08-15-2011, 10:16 PM   #590
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Anyways, my Trac will hopefully be on this thread soon.. i ordered my BL almost two weeks ago and it still hasnt even shipped yet.. all because they had to wait on the steering extension before they could send it.. the part that i dont even need..
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Old 08-15-2011, 10:24 PM   #591
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Why don't you need the steering extension? Do you already have one, I know when I did my BL I needed mine.

Who'd you order from, the extension should already be in the box with the rest of the body lift kit sealed.




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Old 08-15-2011, 10:58 PM   #592
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I could be wrong then lol, i was under the assumption that i didnt need that part, but i ordered it from 4wheelparts.com and they emailed and said that they didnt have it in stock, so they would just get the original people to send it to me.. so i guess thats how the steering extension wasnt there. idk its alot of confusion but they said they should have i by thursday and it will still take about 7-10 days from there. so yeah.. sucks
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Old 08-16-2011, 01:49 AM   #593
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how much water did it take. my highschools first football game of the year is the 26th. was wondering if it caused the rearend to sag.
Well, early morning I used 3 different hoses to fill up the bed. I lined the bed with a giant tarp and ducttaped it all down. Then put my bed cover on it and during the day it heated up from the sun good luck

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I also used the bed cover to keep the water in and drove realllllllly slow. Its a lot of weight on the rear and I blame it for my gangster lean on my Trac now hahaha.




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Old 08-16-2011, 02:13 AM   #594
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i ordered a set of shocks from 4wheelparts.com and waited about 2 months before i decided to cancel the order and get another set from another distributor. got my new set in 3 days. good luck!
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Old 08-16-2011, 02:42 AM   #595
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the set i ordered from 4wheelonline.com on saturday got to my place in 5 days!




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Old 08-17-2011, 11:08 AM   #596
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i want... (NEED) to replace my shocks too, should i go with the RS5000's? and interscope did you have stock shocks on when you had the water in it?

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Old 08-17-2011, 11:29 AM   #597
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The "gangster lean" is because the gas tank, driver, most of drivetrain and battery is on the drivers side of the Trac, Ranger, Explorer, Mountaineer.

This is why you get the "gangsta lean". You can solve this by cranking up on the torsion bar bolts to level out the truck.

Rancho 5000's are good shocks, I currently have Monroe Sensatracs and don't have any issues with added weight from my trailer or loaded bed, etc..




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Old 08-17-2011, 11:29 AM   #598
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Okay, here she is.





Heres whats in my shop taunting me.



Here's when my friend took a tire off of his ranger and tried it on my truck, it's a 33x12.5 Mickey Thompson MTZ




Viola! enjoyy.
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Old 08-17-2011, 11:33 AM   #599
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well all of that except the gas tank applies to mine.. mines always empty Lol just kiddin
but i think im gonna go with the rs5000s, im seeing on 4wheelonline.com that i can get all 4 for like $157
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Old 08-17-2011, 11:41 AM   #600
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