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Snoranger’s 2023 Ranger Lariat Tremor


Uncle Gump

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That's the number I found. Tasca has one...
 


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I found a part number... and found the part. It would be $22 shipped I think is what I saw. Not bad... and I may just buy one.

My plan A was to just take the light off... gut it... paint it... drill a couple holes.

Is that a two piece grommet you used?
And are you sure the full size truck part is going to fit my Ranger?
The grommet is a waterproof strain relief. I bought an assortment off eBay.

F250-f550 and Rangers use the same 3rd brake light, so I assumed the blanking plate would fit… I was right.
 

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Remind me tomorrow before 3:30 to take some pics of VS253… I know it’s a 2012 with the blanking plate. We can compare and make sure it will work.
 

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Here’s a pic of a 2016 f450 with a blanking plate. 99-16 Superdutys match the 93-11 Ranger. The body style changed in ‘17, they’re the same as 19-23 Rangers.

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This one has rubber stops for a compressor cover in the bed, they aren’t normally there.
 

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So far this week:

- The winch control pack relocation kit came in. I can now install my winch when I have time.

- I ordered a slide for my Dometic fridge.

- I picked up one of these…

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(the blue one)
… for the bed, to power the fridge and maybe some other stuff.

- I picked up a few 2x12s to build a platform in the bed. I still need the get done plywood.
 

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Sno...

Plans for a house battery/Isolator?
Inverter?
Solar?
 

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Sno...

Plans for a house battery/Isolator?
Inverter?
Solar?
I’m thinking LiFePo4 battery with a dc to dc charger. I haven’t ruled out also having a solar option yet. And I’m not sure if I’ll need an inverter… almost everything is available in 12v.
 

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2.5 level kit with rear add a leaf appox. 1.5
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I’m thinking LiFePo4 battery with a dc to dc charger. I haven’t ruled out also having a solar option yet. And I’m not sure if I’ll need an inverter… almost everything is available in 12v.
Your M18 battery charger🤷‍♂️
 

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6"
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35"
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In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are different.

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Lead follow or get out of my way
I’m thinking LiFePo4 battery with a dc to dc charger. I haven’t ruled out also having a solar option yet. And I’m not sure if I’ll need an inverter… almost everything is available in 12v.
I think I'm about at the same place. I was going to do an inverter... then I started asking why. I can do everything I need on 12v.
MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC TOOLS CORP 48-59-1810 Vehicle Charger https://a.co/d/1NKQF94
 

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If only there was a way to not need to charge batteries everyday…

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Unfortunately, the Milwaukee coffee maker, pizza oven and electric fireplace will discharge enough of those that you will still need to charge every day.
 

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I didn't ask for your life story, just answer the question!
Unfortunately, the Milwaukee coffee maker, pizza oven and electric fireplace will discharge enough of those that you will still need to charge every day.
We’ve already established that coffee is not on my priority list.
 

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snoranger

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You need to be a good host when you have visitors.
When I buy my new house, I’ll invite you over for a housewarming party and make sure to have coffee for you.
 

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