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85_Ranger4x4

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If this one is worth $1800, mine is worth $10k!
10k at least! Add some "Rick W Signature Edition" emblems and I see it going for 20k + at Barrett-Jackson amid frenzied bidding.

Instead of real estate, have you considered Ranger estate?
 

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S10-motorcycle build. Can somebody lend me a dollar?

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If this was built on a Ranger, I’d be all over it
 

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I like that trailer...

I've kinda wanted to build one for years.
 

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I don't feel tardy...
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That made my brain hurt...
 

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I like the steering. at hard left, or right, the handle bars will be about 6 feet over and 6 feet higher.
 

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I like the steering. at hard left, or right, the handle bars will be about 6 feet over and 6 feet higher.
This could be changed with different sized gears and a chain but boy that front wheel would be so twitchy that controlling it would be difficult. Hydro steering system maybe? The issue with that is hydro systems always hunt for center so you would need to change to a wheel for steering.

Good, bad or indifferent someone conceptualized this and actually made it... again back away from the welder. :ROFLMAO:
 

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Watched a video on this Expedition Ford almost made, Lightning drive train and front bumper SVT Thunder it was suppose to be. I want it.

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Watched a video on this Expedition Ford almost made, Lightning drive train and front bumper SVT Thunder it was suppose to be. I want it.

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I remeber reading about this truck back when it was being built. As far as Know, it was 1 of 1 and has been destroyed since. If you had the right Expedition and a Donor lightning, you could probably get pretty close to what Ford did.
 

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I remeber reading about this truck back when it was being built. As far as Know, it was 1 of 1 and has been destroyed since. If you had the right Expedition and a Donor lightning, you could probably get pretty close to what Ford did.
That's pretty much what the head of svt from that time period stated. Other then the lightning drive train and bumper it was a just an expedition. They didn't do it because it was about a year and a half until they changed body styles. They should have done a limited run I think. Seriously just make a batch like Saleen does people love special editions even if they are severely over priced anymore.
 

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I see that you've found the beer truck for the next TRS event.

Nice!
Note sure about that? Looks like a honey wagon and I don;t care if you clean it with muriatic acid.
 

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