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Your truck looks awesome. White is usually kind of a ho-hum color, but the stance and those rims turns it around. Sweet! Now you need some white-face gauges. I just did mine and it made a big difference, plus now I can actually see them in daylight!
 


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Congrats on stotm. Now get on that 94! Lol

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Thanks guys! Rick I fired the 94 up last weekend!
 

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I like those racing seats, I'll have to get some later. Were they difficult to put in?

Your truck looks awesome. White is usually kind of a ho-hum color, but the stance and those rims turns it around. Sweet! Now you need some white-face gauges. I just did mine and it made a big difference, plus now I can actually see them in daylight!
Yeah, just get some sport ones. I actually was thinking about swapping mine to black so it would match.
 
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Bad@$$ truck man... I'm not (wasn't) a REAL big fan of the new Rangers. But the wheels and drop REALLY set it off! Looks great. Good choice. I also ADORE those seats, those jewels are sweet as ish! I like it, A LOT!

I'm trying to build an N/A '97 Ranger now... 2.3L. I'm dropping in the older motor and head, then carbureting.

I've got a question for ya! I plan on doing the same amount of drop, with a small notch and shocks. Just a flip kit and springs. Anywho... How does that thing handle w/ those wheels and tyres? I'm trying to build a HANDLING MACHINE w/ a little bit of "umphhh" under the wheels!

I grabbed a rear sway bar yesterday (off a B2) and it made a NOTICEABLE difference, what size rim/tire would you recommend for taking the corners? I was thinking less rim, more tire... Like some 15-16 X 8" diamond racing steelies! What are you running?
 

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Bad@$$ truck man... I'm not (wasn't) a REAL big fan of the new Rangers. But the wheels and drop REALLY set it off! Looks great. Good choice. I also ADORE those seats, those jewels are sweet as ish! I like it, A LOT!

I'm trying to build an N/A '97 Ranger now... 2.3L. I'm dropping in the older motor and head, then carbureting.

I've got a question for ya! I plan on doing the same amount of drop, with a small notch and shocks. Just a flip kit and springs. Anywho... How does that thing handle w/ those wheels and tyres? I'm trying to build a HANDLING MACHINE w/ a little bit of "umphhh" under the wheels!

I grabbed a rear sway bar yesterday (off a B2) and it made a NOTICEABLE difference, what size rim/tire would you recommend for taking the corners? I was thinking less rim, more tire... Like some 15-16 X 8" diamond racing steelies! What are you running?
Truck rides great minus the stiffness of the front tires. They're getting replaced with a tire closer to the size of the rear after winter to remedy this. Handling is WAY better than stock although I still need a b2 sway bar myself even though the 3.slow can't push the truck hard enough into a corner for me to need one.:icon_rofl: Front wheels are 18x9 and rear are 18x10. I thought about diamond racing steelies myself, really nice wheels

Truck goes into the shop on the morning for a fresh alignment since my front springs have apparently settled after 12k miles and given me noticeable tire killing camber. It's also going into winter mode while its there: stock steelies and 225/60r15s I believe is what I ordered
 

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Winter mode!

Thinking of plastidipping them white or black...
 

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Winter mode!

Thinking of plastidipping them white or black...
Get em powdercoated black... That would look sick. It STILL looks good with the factory wheels! Haha.... Amazing what a good drop can do to an otherwise stockish truck... You should debadge it too! :D

So your running 18x10's in the back?! Sheesh!!! I got a guy that wants to sell me some wheels right now that are 15x8's, you telling me that I wouldn't have much of a problem with rubbing and such? With THAT size rim? :icon_surprised:

I'm going to use these as track wheels, because the price is RIGHT! But I'm going to run 16" diamond racing steelies on the streets. (Once I have the money to wrap the bastards! Lol)
 

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Thanks for all the compliments! Yeah id say no problems with 15x8s long as you're mindful to tire width up front. I won't powdercoat the stockers; just plastidip to determine which color I like best. Then I think I may be getting some diamond racing 15x8 and 15x10 come spring. I like the look better with 15s.

Oh and here are some photos from my phone I forgot I had. Also forgot to mention I changed my head unit out for a nexus tablet. I have it set up so it comes on and off with the key and lots of other cool stuff
 

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How do you like the functions of the Nexus as far as operating like a head unit? What features does it have (GPS, USB, hard drive size for music, media, etc)?

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After rooting the tablet and installing "USB ROM" I love it. USB ROM allows the tablet to wake when it senses USB power (key on) and go into a sleep mode when it loses USB power (key off). And I have an app called tasker that I have set up so it turns music on when the tablet wakes and pauses it when the tablet sleeps so therefore it acts as a standard head unit. This particular tablet has Google maps, an app that forwards all my texts andbcalls directly to it while driving, and I have 32gb of memory. Plus I have a USB hub hooked to the tablet so I can hook up a USB stick or whatever in the glovebox. Music control goes through a digital audio converter(think external sound card) to an equalizer mounted behind the tablet then to my speakers
 

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What size are those fr500 wheels
 

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18x9 and 18x10. Offset was for a 94 mustang
 

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I want get a set for my explorer. Did you have to put any spacers on?
 

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I have spacers up front. 1" or 1 1/4” I can't remember
 

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