WHAT DID YOU DO TO YOUR RANGER TODAY?


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To be clear, by redneck engineering something, I mean buying the longer Napa wheel studs and machining the shank down the tiniest bit to where it fits in the Sport Trac rotors. That was the only thing that stopped me from using them. The smooth shank was a hair too long/wide.
I was giving you a hard time.
 


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Oh I know. I just wanted to clear that up. Can't have everyone thinking I'm a total hack. ;)

I'm only like 35% hack.
 

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Touched up the sprayed in bedliner. Was not used during the 10 years previous owner had it, bed liner just needed a coating to bring it "back to black" Couple of cans of Herculiner Spray and it looks like new.
Bought some red oak wood. Going to make a stake side for the Ranger. Keeping the truck totally stock, and the side boards can be removed in a few minutes. Red oak uprights and side boards, and polished stainless steel hardware.
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I drove it out into my soybean field for giggles.

Then the sun caught the 9 months of dust accumulation on the windshield and I couldn't see where I was going so I beat back to the garage before I drove it off the terrace.

I did get into second gear though, that was kind of fun.
 

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I used the air hose to blow out the open A/C fill port, and saw a bunch of UV die blow back out. I know what comes next.....
 

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I spent about 2.5 hours last night sanding/wire wheeling the roof. I'm not done yet, but it got dark, and it's supposed to rain today.
 

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No, that could never happen here.
Well it hasn't started yet, and they keep moving the time back, but it is coming. I can smell it.
 

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I put a couple of cans of refrigerant in and it's working well for now. I suspect it won't last long, and then I'll be looking for the leak.
 

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I put a couple of cans of refrigerant in and it's working well for now. I suspect it won't last long, and then I'll be looking for the leak.
Drip some water on the port you blew out earlier.
 

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Drip some water on the port you blew out earlier.
Yeah I did that - I've run into leaky valves before. They are probably one of the most likely places to leak. At this point I don't know if it is leaking, but it will soon be apparent if it is.
 

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I had one on a Liberty once, drove me up a wall. It leaked slowly and allowed no dye out, I found it by accident when I pulled the hose off while it was under vacuum and the valve dropped.
 

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FLOOR IS IN!
 

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