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Old 08-02-2009, 01:01 PM
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Building it for the strip not the for the streets putting a mild 460 built mostly off here with used and new parts.The trans c6 the stall still in ? until I get the truck finish and wieght of it.Putting a 12 point roll cage from Applied Racing Technology (A.R.T.) out of Clearwater FL. Goig with a 9in. ford rear with 4 link gears still in ?Going to be moveing the engine back alittle to help with the wieght tranfer and going with motor plates. I know for the mild 460 it is a little over kill, but if go with more cubes and hp later on I want the truck to hadle it with out changing everything.Heres some pics of the truck and when I got the old motor out and dash out of it.







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keep up the hard work the fun part is stripping parts that u dont need
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Old 08-02-2009, 07:57 PM
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Wow great minds think alike I will be building a 2000 myself for street/strip use starting in a couple weeks .
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GOT LITTLE MORE DONE ON IT heres some more picks






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Looking good ! What size rear tires are you planning on running ? I just sold my narrowed 9 inch outta my 86 . Gonna build another at tax time maybe , probly stock length as ranger with ladder bars and coilovers .
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Not sure on tire size yet but been thinking on the lines of 31 10.5 15 it will more than likely be tax time before I can get the 9" narrowed wth new axles and gears

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The 28x10.5's off my 86 fit directly onto the stock rearend and sit flush with the wheel lips . I plan on installing 29x11.5 at tax time with ladder bars and coilovers . Gonna get one more inch of backspacing should fill the wheel wells real nice .
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Thanks for the heads up on the tires, mine is a flairside or stepside witch ever they call them now. We measured before pulling the bed off I had a little over 14" from frame rail to fender lip. I think I should be ok on a 12" wheel but I will have to wieght until I get the 9" narrowed and all the other figured out to know what I can make work. But more than likely it will be after tax time with chirstmas coming up. I will be happy getting the engine mounted and the roll cage in and finished and inside finished by the end of the year. It bad to be on a set budget and trying to build something but when finished it will be worth every min. of time it took when hitting the track with it.

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Yeah I did my 86 a$$ backwards I got a deal on the wheels I just couldnt resist so I narrowed the rearend to make them fit . I got the 15x10 and 15x3.5 dragstars for $200 .
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Jim, you have been a busy boy!!

Will this be a race only truck or some street too?

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Race only as much as I would like to have it street legal I better leave it track only I am keeping all the lights on it if I do later on want to put it on the road
Hoping to get the engine and trans set in it this week where we can start the cage in it

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What does that cage cost ? Maybe you could pm with contact info on the company that makes it . I used a Jegs cage in my 86 wasnt too bad a deal but I ordered a 12 point and only sat it up as a 10 , didnt like the 1 1/4 door bars so I used the bars meant to be the front struts as door bars . I was gona get some more tubing and make front strut bars but never got to it .
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bigblok86ranger I just ordered my header kit that you told me about I also ordered 2 shorty mufflers got the headers and mufflers for $3.oo cheaper than I could get the headers only with the $150 orders and over for only $6.99 shipping special they have right now.


On the roll cage i got it from http://appliedracing.com/ I call them one morning and they had them to me the next day they are in clearwater fl. mine was $445 for 12 point ex cab delivered i think i ordered on tueday and got them on wed.If you call in the morning they try to ship them the same I got mine before the money came out of the bank.I am not saying they get everybodys out that fast but they did mine.

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I will have to give them a call about the cage thanks . Glad you are happy with the deal you got . I love bargains on good parts !
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