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1993 Ranger D44 swap

A friend and I completed this swap in four days, which is a good thing considering this is my daily driver.

Here's a quick run down of the mods to the front end:

-'71 EB D44 sandblasted and powder coated
-4.56 gears w/ ARB
-3/4 ton chebby inner shafts w/ '78 bronco outers (297 U-joints)
-chebby disc brake swap
-3.5" wildhorse springs
-F-250 shock mounts w/ RS5000 shocks
-custom steering using 1-3/8" D.O.M tubing 5/16" wall w/ full size chebby TRE's
-'76 f-150 coil buckets
-skyjacker radius arm mount (it was already on the truck)




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hvac man

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Hey is your buddy with the convertible sport on this site?
That sport looks pretty cool too.
 






Ranger Digger

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Yeah, that's RangerG, he hangs out here on occasion. We did his swap before mine. He just chopped the top and put a cage in it.
 






hvac man

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what size tires are you guys running?
 






Ranger Digger

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I'm running BFG Mud t/a's 35-12.50 R15's

RangerG is running TSL/SX's 36-13.50 R15's
 






DB_1

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Thanks for the info...truck is lookin good.
 






gavin

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how did you get around the hump in the dri. side frame rail where the coil tower bolts, with the EB coil towers?
 






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I welded a 3/8" plate to the back of the bucket's mounting surface which moved it out just enough and lined it up better with the lower coil mount.
 






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