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I have a 1990 ranger, long bed, std cab. I want to change the bed and passenger side front fender. What other years will fit?
 


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89 - 92 on the fender...

83 -92 on the box I believe.

If I'm wrong... someone will surely let us know
 

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Above is correct (y)

Long bed Rangers were popular but the beds can be hard to find in good condition
The rear frame has the rear axle 6" farther back than regular 6ft bed Ranger, so you can NOT just used a 6ft bed instead

Regular cab or extended cab used the same 6ft beds

1993 and up beds will be 1" wider on each side, but these years 7ft beds will bolt to your frame, Ranger were the same frame width in all years 1983 up to 2011

Try car-part.com

Select "bed, pickup" as the part, then "search" it will then ask if you want a 6ft or 7ft bed
 
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I measured mine and found that it's actually 7' 4". Will the 93 and up beds look odd since they are a little wider?
 

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Yes, odd, it won't be flush with cab sides, and body lines were different, but they HOLD/HAUL the same cargo :)

If you are restoring 1990 Ranger then it wouldn't look good, if you are using it for work then it will "work" great

There is also the option of building a flat bed, many have done that, so custom bed built to suit your needs
 

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I searched the internet, cregslist, marketplace, and the local salvage yard and found one fender, new for $118, shipped but not one bed and not one being parted out. I've seen them before and I suppose there will be others listed someday. But I've decided to not bother with restoring it. I'm too practical to take on such a romatic ordeal.
 

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That's a little steep

LMC truck has them new for $47, seen here: https://www.lmctruck.com/1983-11-ford/body-panels/fr-1989-92-front-steel-body-parts
Not sure what shipping would be???

I just did a search on car-part.com and got quite a few hits on 7ft beds, for 1990 Ranger in North Carolina area

Running $400-$500 undamaged from what I can tell

And it looks like there may be some fenders as well but didn't look for those
 

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thanks for your help, but the shipping is very high. No matter what, there will be things that are hard to find and cost a lot. I'm too frugal to go there.
 

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what year bronco body parts will fit my 1990 long bed ranger?
 

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