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    2nd Fuel Tank

    Tell me about it! My pre-Ranger truck was a 1976 K10. 10mpg everywhere. Then $4/gallon gas hit AZ. Got my Ranger and it paid for itself in gas savings in like 4 months.
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    2nd Fuel Tank

    I've noticed that. I would think it shouldn't be too hard to adapt a selector valve and switch.
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    2nd Fuel Tank

    Thanks, Ron. That's a big help. Should be relocating soon to out of an emissions straddled county. Working on the Superlift install now, with the materials set aside for a custom flatbed. Sgt, already counting on the custom part. Thanks again, guys!
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    2nd Fuel Tank

    Howdy everyone. Not sure where to post this. Mods, please move it if there's a better spot. I'm considering putting a 2nd fuel tank on my 1999 Ranger supercab. Somehow I got it in my head that a '85+ Bronco II fuel tank will fit between the frame, where the factory spare tire carrier used to...
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    Rear Window Options

    I've not had any issues with my side popout window I just never use them. They aren't practical. You can't use them as a pass through. Dog can't stick their nose out even.
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    M5ODR2 Bolt Pattern

    Howdy everyone. I've searched and can't find an answer to this exact question: Will a M5ODR2 from a '95 5.0 Bronco/F150 bolt up to a 4.0 from a '99 Ranger? Thanks!
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    This Was Fun

    These commercials start in 1959. My first (reliable) vehicle was a '59 F100, 292 with 3 on the tree. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBQIyPj3zlk
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    Boxing In The Frame

    Has anyone fully boxed in their Ranger frame? If so what are the advantages and disadvantages? Thanks! Jon
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    Ranger GT Inspiration?

    I've never heard of this special production (aftermarket) Mustang, the Mustero: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1l5LTnPHNXY
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    Width vs Height

    I'm not sure if anyone would have an answer or not but... If the rule of thumb says a lifted Ranger 4x4 can handle a 33x12.5 as the largest tire, if you go with a more narrow tire, can you increase the diameter/height of the tire? To an extent? Thanks!
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    D35 SLA Locker?

    Like it says, has anyone squeezed a fully selectable diff locker (Eaton, OX, ARB) into a D35 SLA, while the front suspension is still stock? What about with a 4" lift? Stock it is a very tight fit to get a fully rounded diff cover in there, if it is at all possible. I'm not asking about the...
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    Intermittant A/C

    Okay, my '99 Ranger a/c is ice cold. So much so I keep it about 1/3 towards the coldest from the middle. However, now that it is summer, if I need to do 10 minutes on the interstate or longer, the temperature slowly migrates to a warm temperature. It will stay like this at higher...
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    Check Engine Light

    So this burned out apparently, causing the truck to fail emissions. Love little gotch'ya rules of regulation! Anyway, it was a fairly easy fix. After going through the process of removing the instrument cluster (7mm and 8mm sockets required to pull the radio/heater/ac controls, lower plastic...
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    D35 SLA Oil Leak

    After installing the live axles from a '99 Explorer, the passenger side is dripping from where the CV axle and diff housing meet. I need to rotate my tires anyway, so I can take a closer look then. Has anyone else had this issue? Thanks! Jon
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    D35 sla ?

    I know the D35 TTB and SLA are different animals. Will a D35 SLA from a Mountaineer work on a '99 Ranger? Thanks! Jon


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