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#1 toomanytoys84 OFFLINE  

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Posted July 12, 2016 - 07:53 PM

I've been driving my 1999 Ford Ranger 4 cylinder 5 speed lately. Truck was getting rough. I've this truck for 5 years. Dad bought it new as a left over in 2000. The Cab corners had holes in them, paint was sun baked, ac not working, and a few other things

Spent some time on it Cleaning, installing the cab corners, painting them, new ac compressor, ac charged up, power buffed the whole truck, scrubbed the tires, and detailed the inside.

I am very happy with the results. Went from a 500 dollar beater to a nice truck. Me and my daughter went up to pilot and filled it up tonight and a guy actually came over and complimented the truck.

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Posted July 12, 2016 - 08:05 PM

Looks nice!


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Posted July 12, 2016 - 08:08 PM

Nice everyday rider...looks good.
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Posted July 12, 2016 - 08:09 PM

Looks good!!  :thumbs:

 

Put that power buffer and some polishing compound on those headlights and make them look new too. 

'Course you'll have to do it every 6 months or so but they'll look new for a while.  


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Posted July 12, 2016 - 08:18 PM

Thought you had a Tacoma. Did you get rid of it?
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Posted July 12, 2016 - 08:22 PM

looks great! 


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Posted July 12, 2016 - 08:23 PM

Thought you had a Tacoma. Did you get rid of it?

Still have it. Parked for the summer. I racked up a ton of miles on it in the last 2 years. Trying to slow them down a little. If you remember back when me and dad came up to pick that pk deck up this is the truck I had. The starter actually gave it's last turn in your drive way.

I ordered new head lights to replace those yellowed up things.

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Posted July 12, 2016 - 09:07 PM

Still have it. Parked for the summer. I racked up a ton of miles on it in the last 2 years. Trying to slow them down a little. If you remember back when me and dad came up to pick that pk deck up this is the truck I had. The starter actually gave it's last turn in your drive way.

I ordered new head lights to replace those yellowed up things.

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Yep, I remember the truck as well as the starter issues. Glad it got you home anyway. Looks like a nice little truck. Cleans up nice.
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Posted July 13, 2016 - 10:33 AM

No matter how much you polish a turd........








It looks good. I have sanded and polished those plas4ic lenses with good results.

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Posted July 13, 2016 - 11:25 AM

No matter how much you polish a turd........

 

I'm sorry, that's a Ford, not a GM ;)


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Posted July 13, 2016 - 12:58 PM

I'm sorry, that's a Ford, not a GM ;)

At least your eyesight is good, even if you judgement isn't. :dancingbanana:


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Posted July 13, 2016 - 07:19 PM

It looks good. I have sanded and polished those plas4ic lenses with good results.

 

Those head lights put out about as much light as a candle....Terrible.

 

I ordered a set of LED projectors from the web.  205 bucks for the set, but I hope they work as well as the reviews I've read.  Honestly I've avoided driving this truck at night because of the terrible lights.  They have always been the worst head lights I've ever had even before they were all messed up.

 

I already installed the clear corner lights with the amber bulbs.  They look a 100 times better






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