Hey just wondering what ranger parts die or break and what people are doing to strengthen parts. The truck is a 91 ranger w/2.3 std. 2wd. Kind of a vague question I know, but everyones got some tips or tricks. Im just starting a build for a similar class.
here is a brief run down on the rules
Here they are, the new and improved Limited Lite Rules Have fun boys
A. Frame and Body:
1. Holes can be made in the body and box for roll cage and fuel cell mounting only.
2. Bumpers may be removed and replaced by racing style bumpers as outlined in the general safety rules.
3. The hood and doors may be skinned
4. Front inner fenders may be removed.
5. Entire box floor including wheel wells and box sides can be removed.
6. Can use fiberglass or steel box skins.
7. Can use fiberglass front fenders.
8. The steering box mounting may be reinforced.
9. Steering quickeners are allowed.
1. Engine size limited to 2999cc. Engines will be model (but not necessarily year) specific.
2. 3.0L are permitted but must be raced totally stock. If stock air box is moved, the factory air box and factory size tubing must be used.
3. 2.9L same as 3L except MSD6AL is permitted.
4. 2.8L can use any carburetor and MSD6AL is permitted.
5. 4 cylinders may use any aftermarket carburetors, intake manifold, headers, camshaft, chip and MSD6AL is permitted. Any air filter is allowed.
6. Stock factory fuel injection can be used. Any V-6 Fuel Injection must remain stock.
C. Drive Train:
1. Automatic or manual transmissions are allowed but must be model specific to vehicle. Shift kits are allowed.
2. Differential lockers or spools and gear ratios allowed.
3. Removal of E-brakes allowed.
4. Gusseting and strengthening of the differential housing allowed.
5. Larger than stock wheel studs allowed.
1. Maximum of two (2) shocks per wheel.
2. Shocks are limited to any 12” maximum stroke shock that is not end user rebuildable and does not have an external reservoir.
3. Shackles may be extended.
4. Aftermarket springs are allowed.
5. Aftermarket upper A-arms and spindles are allowed. (Stock style ball joints no heims or uniballs)
6. I-Beams may be bent to help with camber
7. A-arm style suspensions may alter the strut rod to align its pivot on the same plane as the lower control arm.
9. Fords may invert shackles
10. Toyotas may run shackle pivots on top of frame.
A. Secondary suspensions.
B. Shocks cannot protrude through the hood.
C. Hole cut through hood for air cleaner.
D. Bead locks.
E. Aftermarket torque converters.
F. Relocating the steering box.