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  1. Primosboy

    High time for an update

    After running the new 87 daily since May 2020 I decided to give it some attention. Painted it few months ago and gave it a 3" body lift and some new tires this week.
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    87 ranger 2.9 idling REALLY high.

    So I just bought this 87 that was parked and sat for two years. Changed out old gas and fuel filter and ran sea foam through it. Would only run when you pump the gas and even then ran crappy. I changed out the map and fires right up now. Idles smoothly but at 3k rpms. After it warms up it goes...
  3. Primosboy

    Back to the first

    Been driving an explorer around for a couple years. Did the Rubicon in it. Stock axles and gears, no lockers. Made it all the way in and out with no breakage. Fun rig but was time to get back into a Ranger, so I picked up an 87 for 500 bucks. Almost like my first truck the red 87 stx. After...
  4. Primosboy

    Wheelin in Tahuya, WA

    Once again it's been a little while. Moved to Washington and just now getting settled. Had a day off so I went out to Tahuya state forest. I need a copilot to help get some good pics but here's a few of what I was able to get. Btw if there's anyone living near here who wants to meetup lemme...
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    88 xtra cab daily driver

    So as I've said in my other post, I procured another 88 Ranger. It has become my crawler project, while my other blue 88 daily driver is receiving some luv. Here's kind what I've got soo far. new 88 project Daily driver 88 xtra cab 4x4. I removed the 4" Superlift from the grey...
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    New 88 project truck.

    Back in the mid 90's when I was bout 4 or 5 years old this was my now good friend's daily driver. It was a clean machine until his buddy rolled it. Cab was totaled so the father of the guy who rolled it bought it. Then sold it to the brother of the guy he brought it from. It has been through...
  7. Primosboy

    Snorkel project

    I know my truck isn't lifted yet but I was bored and decided to start on a snorkel. After checking out many different homemade versions I decided I wanted something different. Want it to be close to a factory style snorkel as I can. Mind you I've never attempted this before do don't laugh...
  8. Primosboy

    New 88 king cab

    Been too long since I posted anything. Anyways long story short, I had to say goodbye to big red and hello to Mr. blue. Bought it bout a year ago with 170,000 miles but still very clean. Had a camper shell and silver belly band. I ditched the shell, rhino'd over the two tone, painted most...
  9. Primosboy

    Suspension/tire previews

    So it's been a looong time since I've been on this site and I need to update. About a year and a half ago I had to say goodbye to my red 87 Ranger for reasons that are to upsetting to go into. I'm now driving an 88 king cab 4x4. Will have pics up soon. Have had it for almost a year and I'm...
  10. Primosboy

    Wheelin at Prairie City

    My buddy Dave just got his air lockers in the front and back done...so we had to test them out. We hit Prairie City for the day. I've got some videos but I don't know how to post them. Btw...for whoever is thinking about getting these tires...Firestone..they are EXCELLENT! They did awesome...
  11. Primosboy

    Took the truck out...

    Well I took the truck out a few weeks ago to Prairie City right after a nice downpour. It was like whale snot out there. Unfortunatly I went alone so I didn't have a camera-man. The truck did awesome for what little stuff there is there. Not a single problem. I did manage to get some pics...
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    Does anyone besides me say it's about time??

    Alrighty then..got tires today and man are they nice. Firestone destination mt's...33x12.50" r15. Got some new rims from a friend for free. The black ones I had were only 15x7's..these are 8's. I'm prolly going to paint these aswell. They only rubbed in one spot on one side..but I cut both...
  13. Primosboy

    Before and now..right before tires.

    Well I haven't posted any pics for a while so here's some more "driveway" pics. I know I've said this before but I hope to be getting tires before the week's over. I prolly won't do any wheeling until I get tires because these are dangerously bald. Anywhoo here's some pics. Got a headache...
  14. Primosboy

    Problem solved!

    Alrighty for those of you who know what I was going through with my truck..all that power loss issue and stuff..I fiiinaly got it! I was told by some on this site and by others I know to check my ground wires...well I thought I'd have to go through the whole engine and find every ground there...
  15. Primosboy

    Engine missing

    Okay so I'm going to reillustrate this problem. 87 Ranger 2.9 v6. Idles erratically and idles fine on and off. Misses durring idle and throughout idle speed range. While it's idling good...it will hold 3,000 rpms in nuetral for anywhere from 5 seconds,to a good couple minutes...but then it...
  16. Primosboy

    finicky 2.9 v6

    My 87 STX is finaly on the road,and I've discovered an issue. It has this on and off lack of power and erratic idling. It will be idling fine and all the sudden start choking like it's gunnu die. After a couple minutes it will go back to normal for anywhere from 1-10 minutes,and then it...
  17. Primosboy

    Interior makover..unfinished.

    Well I'm finaly getting something done on this truck. It's running like a champ and just in time cuz I'll be driving in less than a week. Yahoo! lol. Anywhoo my dad and I stripped off the old door panels and visited the craft store. We used the cardboard from the old panels as a template...
  18. Primosboy

    Bolt pattern question

    Okay so I can't figure out what my truck's bolt pattern is. It's more than 5 on 4.25...but less than 5 on 4.50. I can't fit this set of 5 on 4.5,15x8 black crawler steelies on my 87 Ranger STX. I cannot figure out what bolt pattern I need. Does anyone know what I'm talking about? Is it like...
  19. Primosboy

    The Beast

    Thought I'd show you all some pics of part of the inspiration that got me to get my Ranger. My dad had an 86 we'd take wheelin a lot when I was younger. I don't have very many pics of it at all. So please forgive the posing dad right infront of the rig. Lol. Try and see if you can spot what...
  20. Primosboy

    New pics of alignment

    Well I don't have anything new to show off yet other than the alignment. I don't know if anybody noticed how in the older pics how the wheels were cambered way out there. Well I got that fixed and it looks a lot better now. Drives a lot better too. lol. Those front wheels were waaaay...


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