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    Help - can't find thread - old ford on d50 TTB

    Hi all. I know somewhere a while back there was a build thread of a 70's ford (I think crew cab) on d50 TTB. I have been searching quite a bit (in here, show and tell, fab shop, etc.) using multiple keywords (old ford, dana 50, etc.) and can't seem to find it. Does anybody have a link to...
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    a4ld transmission cooler fitting size/thread

    it's time to give my poor a4ld in the exploder a larger cooler and I plan on using -6 AN fittings and lines. My question is - does anyone know off-hand what thread the cooler lines that got into the transmission are? I'm pretty sure the hard lines actually thread into a larger fitting that is...
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    help finding gear ratios

    anybody have a chart or know of one online that lists the gear ratios available for different axles - the dana 35 in the front of rangers and explorers specifically. I found one online a while back and haven't been able to find it since. I want 4.33's for the front but kinda doubt they have um...
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    Parts help - 302 ford

    Ok guys need some help here. I need to find a rear sump (steering needs to go under the front) oil pan for a 302. The only one I have seen is some fancy smancy $400 one in summit. I was really hoping I wouldn't have to spend that much, but maybe I will. It seems people only carry front sump...
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    Welding coated headers?

    At the LeDuc swap meet this year I bought some headers for my 4.0 exploder. They looked to be brande new and were just coated (jet coat possibly - looks ceramic to me). Anyways, after a closer inspection they seemed to have been welded in a few places and then coated to make them look new. The...
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    Kyle Taylor contact info

    If anyone has Kyle Taylor's contact info can you please post it or PM me - I've got a friend who is looking for it. Thanks. Steve
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    Tow Rig help - inspired by the bronco post

    I have been pondering a tow rig/camping vehicle/daily driver for a while now, and the Prerun Bronco post brought up some good points since I have been considering one, so I figured I'd ask opinions on my tow rig descision. Let me start w/ my situation - I need a 4wd (to pull out the ranger if I...
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    96 ranger code pulling help

    Hey guys - hopefully this is a quicky. I am down at my dads and trying to pull the codes off his 96, 2wd, 4 banger, ranger. The problem is I can't find the test plug (to connect the truck to the scanner) for the life of me. I have looked all over the dang thing. I know on my 89 2.3L, the 90...
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    Cage attachmment to unibody type car

    Ok guys, I'm not positive on the best plate thickness to weld inbetween the stock floor and the tube when attaching a roll cage tube to the floor of a unibody car. I know I have read this before somewhere a long time ago, but have forgotten. I don't deal w/ unibody cars much so I have no clue...
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    Custom fiber - glassworks contact info...

    Hey guys - I know it has beed discussed here before, but I couldn't find anything on the search. I am looking for a set of fenders for my 89 ranger that will update it to the 98-00 body style. Easy enough you say? Just wait. I am looking for ones that have about 9" of flare PER SIDE! Yeah...
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    LeDuc Swap Meet

    I did a search and havent' seen anything about this years swap meet. Does anyone know if/when it is going to happen? I know in years past it was about April 15th or so, and then last year it was in June. Since April has come an gone so fast I am wondering if it is in June. Anybody heard...
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    Frame Rail required to run MDR 1400 race?

    I'm in the middle of building a play toy/semi daily driver (Thanks Rob and Jason!) and I have had a bunch of people ask if I plan on racing it. I would like to run it in MDR 1400 or 1450 once or twice just for for fun, because these are the most lenient classes (I'm running a supercharged 3.8L)...
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    Ranger 8.8 in a jeep

    Hey guys, I tried to search for this because I thought it had been covered before but I didn't come up w/ anything so here it goes... My friend asked me about putting an 8.8 out of a ranger in his jeep cherokee today. I was wondering if anyone had ever done this, or seen a writeup on it or...
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    Toyo gear install

    Hey guys, does anyone know a good shop in the Orange County (Newport Beach) area that does Toyota gears. All I have to do is put in a 3rd member. I would do it, but I have been swamped w/ work, and it is my brother's daily driver so he can't be w/o it long enough for me to get to it. Thanks...
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    toyota rear end ?'s

    toyota rear end ?\'s Hey guys, I don't know much about toyotas, and I want to swap an 8" into my brothers 85 2wd. I believe 85 and up 2wd v6's had the 8" rear w/ the 5 lug pattern, and the spring plates on the axle in the same place as the 4 cyl. 2wd. Am I correct? Also, is there any...
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    CARB legal fuel cell???

    I am starting the re-build on my 89 ranger and plan on doing a fuel cell. I was talking w/ a smog guy I know and I asked about the cell. He said even w/ all the stock smog stuff (charcoal canister, etc.) hooked up to the cell it wouldn't pass the visual inspection w/o having a CARB #. I was...
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