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Old 01-23-2009, 09:34 PM   #1
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**mods if this is the wrong forum plz send me to the right place


I need to figure out the best way to attack this.

Make a safe driving diesel

My friend and I have a collection of rangers.

87 4x2 2.9 + a4ld
84 4x4 2.8 + tk5?
83 4x2 2.2 + tk4

here are our choices...

Plan A
use the 83 diesel - 2.2 + tk4 (I am prepared to go 45mph )



sadly we have an 8inch section missing from the bottom of the frame behind the cab (bed is off.. can it be fixed safely)
*pics soon

plan B

convert my 87 gas ranger into a diesel (has an a4ld automatic... )



plan C

Convert the 84 4x4 into a diesel





Tell me what you think all the trucks are running and move under their own power.

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Old 01-23-2009, 09:47 PM   #2
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Plan C. Swap it into the 84 and make a bitchin crawlin machine. Scrap the truck it's currently in...looks like you've got two trucks that are in pretty good shape.
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Old 01-23-2009, 10:20 PM   #3
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Plan C w/ stacks
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Old 01-23-2009, 11:02 PM   #4
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Plan C but i like the idea of an ex-cab diesel kinda rare
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Yeh I vote plan C as well. Leave the 97 as a DD
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how is this gay and a pug isnt?
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how is this gay and a pug isnt?
he's not a pug, he is just the result of his mother being a drunk'n whore.

Not sure of what he really is kinda looks like a cross of a pug and a boxer, but act like a lab, great little bird dog he will go in to brush that labs wounld not think of. So ya not sure of anything other than his mother was a whore, But that what you get with a pound mutt.
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