Project Msfitoy V3.0

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MSFITOY RANGER5G DIRECTORY:



  1. NEW WHEELS, CRASH BAR PAGE 1
  2. RAPTOR LED CUSTOM AMBER PAGE 1-3
  3. IPOD CENTER MOUNT PAGE 1-2,48
  4. DECALS PAGE 2-4
  5. REAR PROTECTION PAGE 4
  6. TRIGGER 6, FOG LED V1 PAGE 5-6
  7. TOW HOOK PAINTED PAGE 6
  8. EIBACH PRO LIFT INSTALL PAGE 7-8
  9. MBRP EXHAUST INSTALL PAGE 9-10
  10. WOODWARD CRUISE 2019 PAGE 10
  11. REAR LICENSE RED LED PAGE 11-12
  12. UNDERHOOD WORK LIGHT PAGE 13
  13. 3D CAD DESIGN PAGE 14-16
  14. FRONT RUNNER REAR RACK PAGE 17,33,35
  15. LIGHTING SYSTEM PAGE 17-21
  16. BANNNNNNNEED!!! PAGE 24-26
  17. FRONT RUNNER RTT PAGE 26, 32
  18. AIR DESIGN FENDER FLARES PAGE 27,65
  19. ROUGH COUNTRY SHACKLE PAGE 28
  20. DETAIL SHOTS PAGE 28
  21. COP HORN/SIREN PAGE 29
  22. DITCH LIGHT MOUNT PAGE 31,67,78
  23. REAR CHASE LIGHT PAGE 36,68
  24. LOAD OUT PAGE 36-37
  25. COROLLA BEACH PAGE 38
  26. EXTERIOR CAMERA SYSTEM PAGE 40,45
  27. GRILLE LED BAR LIGHTS PAGE 41
  28. AFE INTAKE PAGE 44
  29. AVS BUG SHIELD PAGE 48
  30. SPARK PLUGS PAGE 48
  31. HONDA CT125 PAGE 49,50
  32. INREACH AMPLIFIER PAGE 50
  33. OLD NC 105 PAGE 51
  34. ART WALL PHOTOS PAGE 54-55
  35. CAMPING WITH NICO PAGE 57
  36. TAIL OF THE DRAGON 2021 PAGE 58-59
  37. TSSP TRIPLE FOG MOUNT PAGE 65,66
  38. SHROCK SLIDER INSTALL PAGE 15
  39. SHROCK SLIDER LED PAGE 68
  40. SIDE VENT TURN SIGNAL PAGE 69
  41. PARTS LIST COST BREAKDOWN PAGE 75
  42. VELOSSATECH RAM INTAKE PAGE 82
  43. GMRS SW RADIO PAGE 82
  44. 3D PRINT WORKS PAGE 85-88
  45. TRANSMISSION FLUID CHANGE PAGE 89
  46. THROTTLE BODY CLEANING PAGE 88







Finally, after 54 patient days of new learning curve for 4x4s and accumulating many mandatory mods, my Ranger has come home:like::clap::clap::clap:

V3.0 = my third Msfitoy project...

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This is the last time you'll see her in stock form:giggle:

Tomorrow, we're headed out to mount the new wheels and tires...though, I need to coat the calipers first and modify the offset crash bars before the new set goes on...then the Raptor counterfeit grill installed along with MBRP cat back and GFB Diverter...after that, hopefully the new Eibach Pro Truck suspension will show up soon...this mock up is just to get me by for today...

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Stay tuned...

 
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I like your intended set up. Though I think I’m getting the Gibson exhaust with the dual-split rear pipes. Like you, I too am awaiting the Eibach kit. Can you install the wheels/tires without the lift?
 
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Almost fooled ya...
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Massive difference from 265 to 285:shock:

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I like your intended set up. Though I think I’m getting the Gibson exhaust with the dual-split rear pipes. Like you, I too am awaiting the Eibach kit. Can you install the wheels/tires without the lift?
Yes you can...I will mount this set tomorrow after removing the dreaded offset beams:like:
 
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It's been a long day in the sun but worth the work out...these 80+ pound wheel/tires are really fun to heft around for a 60 year old fart :crazy:
With the front end up on jacks, I tried to saw through the front beams to no avail...so next option was to pull the bumper to get the clearance I need to slide these bars out in one piece. That effort was slowed quite a bit due to the frustratingly tough to remove clipped on front valence. And it worked! After I got that done, it was a simple matter of removing the six bolts holding the bumper to the frame, pulling the bumper forward just enough to slide out the front crash bars.
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Next hurtle were the rear crash bars which proved to a no go slide out like the front as the body prevented that from going my way:angry:
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I called it a day after spending 3 hours in the hot sun and decided to bolt everything back up and deal with the situation as it is...I knew this rear bar will eventually need to go but didn't have a plasma cutter or a cut off saw with a big enough blade to deal with this...and driving it around a bit, it was clear I can't go full lock without this bar rubbing the tires big time...the front was free and clear...:angry:

But I'm happy with the current situation...she's looking badass and drivable. I just have to becareful in full lock situations and make a few back and forth maneuvers. Behold!:like:

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Once the Eiback set gets to me, I'll deal the rear bars and coat the calipers:like::clap::clap::clap:
Rain tomorrow so good opportunity to stay inside and work on my Raptor grill. I have amber leds that need to be engineered to mount in the right place:idea:

Stay tuned!
 
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Yes:like:

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Still working on the LED amber lights. Making brackets as I post...

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Yes:like:

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Still working on the LED amber lights. Making brackets as I post...

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Truck looks good! What are the amber lights for?
 
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Nice! Looks great!
 
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LEDs mounted to 3/4" x 3/4" x 3 3/4" custom brackets...
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Pods now epoxied to the upper opening...as mounted to the aluminum extrusion, there's a 1/8 gap between the lamp and the extrusion...slide this gap over the upper lip of opening...it naturally locates itself...only make sure the measurements are correctly centered...
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Voila:like: Just need to wire them up tomorrow...anyone know which wires on the headlamp loom to connect to?

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Interior getting attention with addition of Ram mounts for the Ipad Mini 4...that'll display OBD Fusion vital info from within...dual adhesive mount, no holes:like:
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LEDs mounted to 3/4" x 3/4" x 3 3/4" custom brackets...
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Pods now epoxied to the upper opening...it naturally locates itself...only make sure the measurements are correctly centered...
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Voila:like: Just need to wire them up tomorrow...anyone know which wires on the headlamp loom to connect to?

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Did you buy the amber lights online? Have a link? Thanks!
 
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