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KiddyKumar's Stepside Ranger Build

Discussion in 'Other Builds' started by kiddykumar, Sep 7, 2014.

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keep the ranger or buy a taco?

Poll closed Oct 7, 2014.
  1. sell that shit for a glorious tacoma

    61.1%
  2. keep the pile o'shit and build it

    38.9%
  1. Sep 7, 2014 at 2:59 AM
    #1
    kiddykumar

    kiddykumar [OP] Active Member

    Joined:
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    Member:
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    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    KUMAR
    Eastvale/Corona
    Vehicle:
    Ranger Edge
    It's not a 'Yota, so...
    Whats up? I am Kumar and I drive a Ford Ranger.

    You may be wondering why the hell an Indian kid has a pickup, but thats a story set for later.

    The truck:
    2002 Ranger Edge
    2wd, 5spd
    3.slow

    now please enjoy the following pics, didn't take many while i had it stock, but here is enough to start.

    12/04/2012 the day it was purchased for my dad, came with a new set of 31's on the front and some used coopers on the rear.
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    The day I took the truck
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    flushed the tranny
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    Ran to get some lumber to finish my moms patio, truck sitting on 31's still.
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    changed the serpentine belt and my little buddy wanted to help
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    started daily driving the truck
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    Supratrippy and Cbass invited me to go off roading for the first time, I enjoyed it, but was broke and could not afford parts. Cleghorn 6/20/13
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    More Cleghorn goodness
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    Upper and lower balljoints were shit, so brand new 31's were camber worn, ended up buying stock 235/75/15 Goodyear Wrangler Radials. Commuting over 60 miles a day, I could not afford to run 31's again. Purchased all 4 at 75$ a tire. :D
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    Loaded up, truck has had a tonneau since i got it, however the inner bulb seal was missing, so it tore the bedsides up, and the cover now sleeps in the garage.
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    new shoes
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    truck was washed once a week, and always tire slicked.
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    at this point, truck wouldn't hold alignment, so i decided to change shocks and balljoints.
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    random mickey d's shot
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    spring broke on the rear drums, so i changed them all and put new shoes on.
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    BIGGEST MISTAKE OF MY LIFE... BALLJOINTS But i learned quite a bit about the truck and what it composed of.
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    finished the balljoints, outer tie rods and shocks in about 10 hours. got it aligned and drove it to school the next day. Mustang belonged to a friend of mine, she had a heavy foot, and almost slapped me for doubting it was an auto.
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    Steering would click from time to time, and I had struggled with the inner tie rod, so my mechanic buddy Tim loosened them for me with a pipe wrench and i finished changing them eliminating the clicking.
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    super loose
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    old vs new
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    old pic, but old vs new outer tie rod
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    truck was at a standstill for 9 months, i was literally broke and had no spare money, but soon after, i started vocational school, and switched to a full time shift at work, so bills were paid and money started rolling in.

    At this point i was about the have the truck bagged and swapped with a 5.0...
    but Supratrippy, Cbass, and the Mojave crew clearly changed my mind at Ocotillo Wells in April 2014.
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    The mod bug bit, and that shit hurt, cause in a matter of a few months, everything changed.

    going to post more pics, as soon as they come off the phone and random social media.

    Gathered almost 915 pics... While they import, let us enjoy this vehicular manslaughter
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    Fast forward to April, Ocotillo happened and I went nuts.
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    My mom's toyota broke down... Ranger to save the day!!!
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    Installing HID's
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    HID's installed
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    Night shot, halogen fogs.
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    My buddies rust bucket, built 302 pushing almost 400 to the wheels.
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    Bead slipped off after I lost control and slammed into a a planter.
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    American Racing Aluminum wheels, got 4 for 250, and they were oxidized pretty bad
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    Mocked it.
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    somewhat polished vs oxidized
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    My dad went dictator and took the tools, so i had to get my own shit
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    Bought a dust light
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    Just a regular China bar, mounted inside the cab.20140425_154522_zpsfhwtbokr_941d4abee30f234007702d7c13c3b747c46764e2.jpg

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    almost 20ft away
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    took the bedliner out IMG_20140508_091205_zpsasiayd0b_23bd45d866b020781c6d546ecc9c221dff2d3de6.jpg

    a good reason for a wash
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    got a hi-lift, tow strap and a CB from my buddy
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    locks better in reverse than forward
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    New tires, 31x10.5x15 Falken Wildpeak AT
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    more tools
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    my buddy shooting out the back of my bed
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    family photo
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    night shot
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    Went to Johnson Valley last minute, and this is my buddies truck (supratrippy)
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    CB Mounted, threw some tinted Hellas on, trying to flex. no pics, but i took it through the whoops sections and it stayed in tact.
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    Supratrippy's truck
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    Cbass
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    I couldn't crawl, so i was babysitting the cooler
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    Stinkbug, but looks better with dirt
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    Cbass sold me his tire rack, so we mocked it up for a 33, and the end result.
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    I got stuck, and burried to the axle
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    never heard the end of it, was on instagram, and made its way to a tacoma page
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    Just a bar bolted to the bumper
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    back from Johnson Valley
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    time for a bath,
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    aimed the lights
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    the same night i came back, i went and bought a 50 inch light bar.
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    hard parked next to the dentist's tundra
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    3 days after i came back, I got hurt at work and it stopped my progress hard. Took an 800lb cart to the hand, and was lucky enough not to break or fracture anything.
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    out of work started getting bored.
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    Lost a caliper bolt on the freeway, and lucky enough to have been with my buddy who helped (he's a mechanic)
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    Hit Cleghorn, feat. Cbass
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    Proforce1's truck

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    panorama
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    Hand got worse, ER did this...
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    started painting the wheels, everything i did was with one hand
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    getting better, but no money for new parts
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    My neighbor saw me trying to mount tires with one hand, and felt bad, so he pulled a favor and had it mounted for me.
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    Back to work, needed weight to keep from slipping in rain
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    My dad tried taking ownership again, so I irrationally did this, as he would not take it like this.
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    still young and strong
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    redid all the lights
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    put my tablet, and cb in.
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    Jeggs had a early sale
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    alternator and battery took a shit, so i changed it, with my little buddy
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    new and old
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    "new" lugs
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    my buddy at work
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    buddies truck
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    Went to the Lucas Oil Regionals

    Smp Fab
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    total chaos tundra
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    Casey Currie's jeep
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    One of the chase trucks, and some random white kid
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    New Maxtrac Spindles
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    early Birthday gifts
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    got a spare
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    BTF Upper control arms
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    GoPro shots
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    To nice to not post
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    Mocked
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    messing around
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    getting started
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    didnt take many pics, was to busy to stop.
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    almost 12:30 am Monday morning, and i had to go to work that night
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    Done
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    that damn winch has another thing coming for it.
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    dust light
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    All HID converted and mounted
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    sunset with supratrippy
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    India town posted
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    front recovery options
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    Camburg has shocks for their own kits, that fit my set up. so they were nice enough to press mounts into the shocks and sell me some.
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    Bilstein 5100's valved to the trucks weight.
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    this is where it sits as of 9/14/14, but some more prep work before i leave friday.
     
    Last edited: Sep 14, 2014
  2. Sep 8, 2014 at 4:37 PM
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  5. Sep 8, 2014 at 8:22 PM
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    5100's front and back, OME 885x's, LR UCA's, OMD rear springs, Pioneer AVH-P2300DVD, HVAC Green led's MOD, Blacked out bumper, Plastidip emblems, custom front tube bumper, 32" combo led bar, rigid duallys, otrattw switches, my own Satoshi grille, shorty antenna, Spyder LED halo headlights. csjumper2003 map/dome, 3rd brake, DTRL white/amber and parking LED's. Pelfreybilt IFS skid, Cab mount chop, sliders and rear light bar w/blitzpro 5LR dust light. Uniden CB, Magnaflow 18" exhaust, Rear tire carrier, sway bar removed, spidertrax 1.25" spacers, Wheelers 16" Alloys w/265/75r16 Goodyear DuraTracs
    sub'd
     
  6. Sep 9, 2014 at 11:18 PM
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    iPad mini 2 w/ retina in dash, Alpine amp and subs, avs window visors, 3" omelift with bastard pack, full synthetic fluid swap, 15% tint all over, debadged all the way around.,two cree led pods near windshield,50'' up top, and pods in lower bumper , Katzkins grey and barracuda red leather interior all around. Wrangler MTR's 35" . American out law buckshot 16x9. Bruteforce Fab rear bumper. SOS concepts front bumper. Engo 10000s winch And a bunch of other money tied up in it,
    I had a ranger in college. Couldn't kill that thing if you tried. Over 400,000 miles when the stock 5 speed tranny finally died and I gave it to my sister.
     
  7. Sep 11, 2014 at 7:39 AM
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    It's not a 'Yota, so...
    Lol its possible, but expensive. The truck is going to Mojave next week, with another tacoma crew, and that trip will make or break my decision to keep the truck or get a tacoma and go full long travel
     
  8. Sep 11, 2014 at 7:41 AM
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    kiddykumar

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    It's not a 'Yota, so...
    sorry guys, been meaning to post the rest of the pics, but i have been working close to 10 hours a day now, that and school is my free time now.
     
  9. Sep 14, 2014 at 7:50 PM
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    RecklessTaco

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    ENGAGE LT KIT, King 2.5x 8" coilovers w/600lb 18"coil springs, a custom built leaf pack in the rear by OMD, and a custom built prerunner bumper by SurfInferno. 35x12.50-17General Grabbers on 17x9 Black MB Wheels rims, Volant CAI w/Amsoil dry filter, Volant Ram Air, Poweraid Throttle body spacer, URD MAF Calibrator, Flowmaster40, Uniden Bearcat cb w/ 4' fire fly firestick antenna, & a Icom V80 Handheld(Modded for race channels)
    Looking good Kumar. Can't wait to see it up close this friday. Gonna be a blast in Mojave:D
     
  10. Sep 14, 2014 at 11:24 PM
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    great build up man....keep it up....i still think you should keep the truck
     
  11. Sep 15, 2014 at 2:01 AM
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    kiddykumar

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    It's not a 'Yota, so...
    LOL to much blood, sweat and tears invested in this thing. I am keeping it.
     
  12. Sep 15, 2014 at 2:02 AM
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    It's not a 'Yota, so...
    thanks brutha!!! truck finally gets to stretch her legs!!!
     
  13. Sep 15, 2014 at 6:51 PM
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    let us know your decision to keep the truck after this run
     
  14. Sep 16, 2014 at 12:46 AM
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    iPad mini 2 w/ retina in dash, Alpine amp and subs, avs window visors, 3" omelift with bastard pack, full synthetic fluid swap, 15% tint all over, debadged all the way around.,two cree led pods near windshield,50'' up top, and pods in lower bumper , Katzkins grey and barracuda red leather interior all around. Wrangler MTR's 35" . American out law buckshot 16x9. Bruteforce Fab rear bumper. SOS concepts front bumper. Engo 10000s winch And a bunch of other money tied up in it,
    As long as that irrational bs is out of your system get a tacoma. But if you're still feeling it, keep the ranger. What did you anyways. It looks like you the stripper or took a da sander to it. Either glad to see a decent ranger build.
     
  15. Sep 16, 2014 at 1:45 AM
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    :popcorn:

    You still never come along when i go froading I wanna put my winch to use too ;)
     
  16. Sep 22, 2014 at 11:48 AM
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    It's not a 'Yota, so...
    Came back from Mojave... with nothing broken, except my shoes. I mobbed pretty hard in some places, and truck held its end. a few close calls in some dust clouds, but it held up

    Stateline
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  17. Sep 22, 2014 at 11:49 AM
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    It's not a 'Yota, so...
    oh, and I'M KEEPING THE TRUCK!!!!!!!
     
  18. Sep 24, 2014 at 4:13 PM
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    It's not a 'Yota, so...
    Thanks man, long story behind the door, but when I go LT I am getting a 1 piece hood. so paint doesnt matter
     
  19. Nov 27, 2014 at 9:14 PM
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    Just found the thread, :popcorn: how do you like the hella 500s?
     
  20. Jan 9, 2015 at 1:45 PM
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    It's not a 'Yota, so...
    The hella 500s are phenomenal. Had them HID converted and they are quite bright and have a long range on them.
     

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