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 Posted: Fri Mar 23rd, 2018 02:59 am
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JAMMAN wrote:
I can do about any accessory I can sell to more than one person. What motor do you have in there?
It will be a 5.0L with aBBK Cross Ram Intake.

I will be needing a rectangle not a trapezoid !

Thanks for the reply though, I guess I'm out then.

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Perhaps when you are ready for the project we can work things out :)



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Tanks JAMMAN, that is a good reply to me since I am the "Master Procrastinator" !

BUT... I made  decision last night, that one and I am ahead of the game !

I will get back to you after my engine is in place.

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I just hired another guy for CNC work, I should be catching up in a couple weeks and can run some samples.

The F-R logo would be SO MUCH EASIER to put on one because of the size end mill I can use. I just need to play around.

I have a compressor wheel outline that looks REALLY COOL if anyone ever turbocharges one. I can whip up turbos from parts laying around where I work but the plumbing and tune is what kills it.

One of the other managers turbocharged his 3.8 v6 mustang a few years back it was every bit as powerful as a stock V8 maybe a little better. He had to put the battery in the trunk and the turbo where the battery was.



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Lol - I could put twin turbos on my V8 MGB, but it can already spin wheels in third gear......



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JAMMAN wrote: I just hired another guy for CNC work, I should be catching up in a couple weeks and can run some samples.

The F-R logo would be SO MUCH EASIER to put on one because of the size end mill I can use. I just need to play around.

I have a compressor wheel outline that looks REALLY COOL if anyone ever turbocharges one. I can whip up turbos from parts laying around where I work but the plumbing and tune is what kills it.

One of the other managers turbocharged his 3.8 v6 mustang a few years back it was every bit as powerful as a stock V8 maybe a little better. He had to put the battery in the trunk and the turbo where the battery was.
I would work for FREE!!! Get me out of this house.....



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So update on the jam ? I’d rock a f r plate for yea. I got a extra gt40 intake to port out now for the ranger . Gettin my ducks 🦆  in a row for the cam swap .

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If you only knew what happened at work since I posted that!!!

Somebody keep on poking me to do this I need to get it at least proved out.



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I like the one you started with. Ranger. Id be interested in a price.



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Update:

My casting guy got back with me, says if I give him a plate with 3 degree angles on the lettering he will cast it for me, one as a prototype then a run of 25.

I don't know what it is going to cost but I am not looking to make a huge profit I just want to provide the community with something nobody else has.

I have ordered a half dozen 3 degree taper end mills to run the letters. I'll post pics of the mold blank as I'm cutting it.



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Which one did you settle on, ford, ranger, or ,FR?



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Ranger will be first. Due to his "setup" any time I come up with a new plate it is the same mold, I could run 25 different plates in a run of 25 for the same price.



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Cool that's the one I like. Im interested in one. Paypal?



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LOL wait till I get it done!!!

And I get the first one :)



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OK got my tooling in today for this project and some stock.

Made a quick decision, I think it would be better to start with a real plate instead of recreating that part for the mold.

Mines already painted and I will sacrifice it if I need to but does anyone have one laying around they could send me? I will machine a pocket in it so I can swap out lettering for different style plates.



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I have a few mustang ones laying around



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I ended up taking the one off my V8 today, worked on the toolpath from what I learned on the keyfob LOL.

Getting close now I bet I have the first prototype in a couple weeks which can be the pattern for the mold. Or if it doesn't take forever maybe I can make them billet.

Like all my projects taking forever.



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Dang I missed this. I have a STACK of like 20 plates, the early Explorer 5.0 ones and others....

I will purchase at LEAST two "ranger" plates as soon as they are available



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Looks like I can get 3 from this piece




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I'm ready for this. Whens production start?

Wonder if you could get this to fit?
https://www.stlfinder.com/model/ford-ranger-emblem-ISTYPHOk/7497905

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I'll see if I can get lucky and get some machine time. I can make 3 from the stock I have.



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It's cool having art work from others. Adds to the story. Looking forward to this!!!



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Not here to just bump a old thread but I’d like to have a couple for the wall on the garage, you know when I do more v8 swaps lol.



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I would like one too for when I put a V-8 in my Ranger.



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I got inspired by this thread and designed another for me personally with a rather large version of the FR logo. I STILL have enough stock for 3, I still have the tooling I bought, I just need a few ounces of ambition.



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