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The Wrangler that was rolled is back


superj

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ranger edge
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3.0 V6
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none
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none
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have to check
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work in aviation repair
It's back to being able to used as a daily driver
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To this. Not perfect but driveable
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rusty ol ranger

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A legend to the old man, a hero to the child...
Glad to see it saved from the junkyard
 

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sawzall?
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Yup , exactly how I would do it.
 

superj

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none
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it drives fine and is water tight so its good to go. if my son wants its pretty, he is going to have to pay for it. when i gave it to him, it was beautiful
 

scotts90ranger

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Tell him to get a stud welder kit and a set of body hammers, on already dented metal it's hard to go backwards if it already needs replaced...
 

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Not to threadjack but just as some incentive here's a before, during and after of what I did on my Ranger after it rolled...

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The last one is kinda just for fun but apparently one of the few side shots I have from closer to the incident... it landed on the drivers side and roof mostly... All of that mess was going a whole mile away from where I was so I made things work...
 

superj

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2WD
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none
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none
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have to check
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work in aviation repair
the ranger did really well in a roll over.
 

bobbywalter

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sawzall?
Tire Size
33-44
My credo
it is easier to fix and understand than "her"
the ranger did really well in a roll over.
The gen 1 chassis and cabs are brutes. The transmissions and axles suck though.

My main ranger has been on its roof twice.....only used a jack and a hammer so a back window kinda fit.... Kept going.

The bronco is beat even worse ....


Tough Lil buggers.
 

superj

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3.0 V6
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Manual
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2WD
Total Lift
none
Total Drop
none
Tire Size
have to check
My credo
work in aviation repair
That's awesome. I know we had an 80s ranger back when I was in high school, around 93, and it was great. It lasted through jumping and pulling anything we could tie to it, and than more jumping. It was a solid little truck
 


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