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Old 01-05-2013, 01:42 AM   #41
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Front half of 2002 Excursion Frame 300 bucks!

I used all the suspension and steering components. Leaf springs from the excursion work out pretty good. Dana 50 is strong enough for me.
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Old 03-17-2013, 02:43 PM   #42
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Default My D30/8.8 swap

Im doing a full 2wd-4x4 conversion on my 1998 Ranger.

Dana30:(junk yard axle $200)
Alloy USA Front axle kit($950)
4340, 30-spline shafts(inner+outer)
760 u-joints+clips
30-spline unit bearings+seals
Ten Factory Axle Tube Seals($65)
Yukon Gears and Inst. Kit($400)
Eaton-E-Locker, 30-spline($800)
4340 Chromoly Ball Joints($250)
Shock Re-locate Kit($30)
Control Arm Bush.($20)
Brakes-Rotors,Pads, & Calipers($175)
Iron Man Long Arms($750)
Rock Krawler Coils($200)
6" Skyjacker Leafs($510)
Off-Road EVO Lower Link Mounts($90)
2002 F-250 4wd Rear Shocks($50,x4)
BelTech Drop Shackles($50)
Ford F-250 Shock Towers($35)
Coil Buckets(FREE!!)
HD Trac-Bar and Bracket($190)
GM 1-Ton Steering Links($250)
Pitman Arm($80)
Steering Box($300)
Ford 8.8:(buddy special $100)
Yukon Gears and Inst Kit($350)
Axle seals($20)
Detroit Locker($800)
Blue Torch Fab DIY Cover($70)
Brakes-Rotors,Pads, & Calipers($175)
Shock Mounts($15)

Few odds and end here and there, like gear oil, brake line, brake cleaner, welder consumables etc...($200)

Have a few things I'm going to make myself like, trans cross member and frame re-enforcement which will save some $$$.

Total:$7310!, got any Vaseline for me?
SAS'dRngr98:1998 Ranger XLT, SAS. Dana30,30-spline,e-locker w/456's. 31-spline 8.8 locked w/456's
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Old 07-20-2017, 11:12 PM   #43
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I'll try to get as close as I can.

Dana 30 hp from 95 cherokee: 150
3.73 gears 200
Differential carrier 50
Differential bearings and seals 100
Setup tools 200
Steel for 4-link and brackets 150
Hiem joints 50
Welding supplies 50

Total: 950-1100
I assume i'm forgetting something, but this was close to everything. Stock front axle had terminal issues, and I didn't feel like putting another beam axle in it. Nothing was a huge upgrade, but I like the straight axle alot
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