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RaceRangers Build (too many pics)

OK, well I decided that instead of a thread for every major mod I make to the ol' Ford, I would consolidate my build into a single thread that I could add too.

Shortly after picking up the truck.

Had a Camburg 5.5 bent beam coil lift and the aftermarket bumper.





First jump and carnage:






mounted a bolt on spare tire carier/bumper:



how it looked for a while:







bought beard racing seats:

 
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Started piecing togather a long travel set-up for the front:



began Installing to new front end:















moved battery to the back:




first test, had to change spring rates alot..ended up with 12" 250 over 16" 500





Did the chevy 64" leaf swap: arched to 12"







some frame bracing:

 
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started cage with external B-pillar:







took it to pismo:





vids:







more playing around:







built new beams for it to finnaly get rid of my camber and bumpsteer issues:









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bump:
 
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making sure they were strong:














took it to pismo again: no action shots :bawling: was able to do 60mph over the biggest whoop i could find without discomfort.





got stuck for a while:



new rear shocks:





 

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moved shock mounts: going to be doing a double shear deal soon



bought some 8k HIDs for the headlights:

 

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thats sick. nice fab work all around.
 

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Nice truck, what would you say was total amount invested?
 

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killer truck
 

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its funny cuz we both have SAWs in the front and Fox in the rear. good work btw.

next tool you need is a set of dimple dies. i just ordered one the other day and im gonna make different sizes with the design of the one i bought.
 

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thanks guys.

li7in6, Im really note sure how much i have into the truck. But I can tell ya all the little things added up quite a bit more than i excpected lol.

C_note, I would love a se of dimple dies. If i had some i would probably over use them lol and yeah I wish i had the funds for some 2.5 saws for the back but these fox shocks will work great for know im sure.
 

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like the one thread idea, alot of people follow this build, makes it easier to follow.
 

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C_note, I would love a se of dimple dies. If i had some i would probably over use them lol and yeah I wish i had the funds for some 2.5 saws for the back but these fox shocks will work great for know im sure.
what size are your fox? i have 2.0 12 stroke emulsions. i need to revalve them or do something with the shim pack.
 

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what size are your fox? i have 2.0 12 stroke emulsions. i need to revalve them or do something with the shim pack.
mine are 2.0 16" stroke with a 7/8th shaft...they are valved for a taco but they seem to handle good on the little stuff if tried with them...the real test will be when i go spectate the Lucerne night race. Ill have alot of room to play around out there lol
 

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mine are 2.0 16" stroke with a 7/8th shaft...they are valved for a taco but they seem to handle good on the little stuff if tried with them...the real test will be when i go spectate the Lucerne night race. Ill have alot of room to play around out there lol
damn! i wish i was still in socal. mayland sucks and theres no wheelin out here. just a bunch of posers in jeeps. and i swear gun laws are just as bad out here as in california but less places to shoot.

do you know what the valving should be for the back of a ranger?
 

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damn! i wish i was still in socal. mayland sucks and theres no wheelin out here. just a bunch of posers in jeeps. and i swear gun laws are just as bad out here as in california but less places to shoot.

do you know what the valving should be for the back of a ranger?
well not to jump in or anything but it really depends on the amount of weight you have in the back of your truck. each truck can be very different in valving due to spring packs and weight but still look similar. if you can tell us what you got in the rear and what spring pack your using ill bet we can get you in a ball park.
 


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