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KennyOffroad

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My build thread on my 1988 Ford Ranger STX 4X4, is a on going project.

The day it was home.

Engine 2.9l v6
Trans a4ld auto
T- case B/W 1350M
Front Axle Dana 28 open, 4.10 gears
Rear Axle Ford 7.5, traclock, 4.10 gears

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Then some upgrades.

Front axle - Dana 35, 5.13 gears, aussie locker, warn lockouts.
Rear axle - Ford 8.8, 5.13 gears, mini spool.
Add 3" body lift
Trim metal
Wheel adapters 4x4.5 to 5x5.5
35x12.5x15 Maxxis Creepy Crawlers w/ 15x8 wagon rims
Warn 9.5ti winch
Add exo cage.

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Then I was going to upgrade to a hp44 front and keep the 8.8 rear, but did some looking up on dana 44 upgrade parts and saw how much $$$ it would take to build a nice 44, so i did more looking around on 60's and found a good deal on a HP D60 and had some rear 60's sitting around the farm on some old Ford's and decided to put 60's under my rig.

Front HP D60 5.38 gears, Lock-right Locker
Rear D60 5.38 gears, Hobart Locker
Custom leaf springs suspension F/R
38.5x15x16 TSL Boggers on Ford 16" Aluminum Rims

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I still need to do more testing.
 



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...Did you shorten those axles???..They fit so nice...
 






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Love that last pic! The body is still so clean.

So where is South Haven?
 






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South Haven, MI.
 






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really nice make me miss my ranger
 












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...Do you have any pics straight on, from the front and the rear???..(Enter Drooling smilie..:D)
 


















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I like it...
 






KennyOffroad

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The ranger is now done and will be down size soon, family is bigger with 4 kids and time to build a bigger rig.







New Build Thread Soon !
 






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The Ranger will be ready.
 






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Ranger update !

Dana 44 front, Dana 60 and 35" tires
 












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So, smaller axles and tires, what's happening to the D60s and 38s?
Or is that going to be a separate thread? :D
 









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Yeah, I was hoping for a clue on what the new rig will be!
 






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