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This 1997 Ranger SuperCab 4x4 belongs to Dean Schimmenti (

VEHICLE: 1997 Ford Ranger SuperCab 4x4
ENGINE: 3.0L, V6
	Custom air intake w/ K&N filter
Stock 5-speed manual transmission and Borg-Warner 13-54 x-case
AXLES: FRONT: stock Dana 35 reverse with disc brakes,
	Manual locking hubs, SKF bearings,
	4:56 Precision gears, and Lock-Right locker
	REAR: swapped in Ford 8.8, (NOT SHOWN IN PICTURES)
	Moser 31 spline axle shafts, Timken bearings,
	4:56 Precision gears, Detroit locker, and a
	Summit Racing heavy duty aluminum diff cover
SUSPENSION:  Superlift 4" suspension kit with
	Coils up front with extended radius arms,
	And an add-a-leaf in the rear
	3" body lift with bumper brackets

TIRES & WHEELS:  (5) 36"x14.50" Super Swamper TSL Radials
	on 15x10 Eagle Alloy 58 polished aluminum rims,
	Note: some major fender trimming was required to run the big meats
         and keep a lower center of gravity, but still get the articulation
I wanted.

BODY ARMOR:  stock skid plates
custom rock rails made from 2x4 box steel
	rear shock mount skid plates
	rear diff skid plate (NOT SHOWN IN PICTURES)
	Herculined bed with soft torneu cover
INTERIOR:  basically stock except for:
custom lockable tool boxes behind seats,
Sony 10 disc CD changer with stock stereo
CB with extra speaker
Hand throttle on shifter
Seat covers
	FRONT:  Warn Trans4mer grill guard housing a XD9000i winch,
	2 KC Daylighters, and 2 tow hooks
	REAR:  stock tin can bumper and 2 tow hooks on frame

Original spare tire (for extreme emergency use only),
	Tow straps, chains, tree saver, clevis hooks, shovel,
	Hi-Lift jack, 2 floor jacks, First-Aid kits, spare axles,
	U-joints, tools and much, much more.

Exterior roll cage, junk the front IFS for a Ford 9" straight axle,
with an ARB Air Locker with braided lines, on-board air compressor,
cut-out doors, heavy duty drive shafts, pre-runner style bumpers
front and rear, and hopefully someday swap in a 5.0L V8.

After that, I think I'm done.  Right!?  Oh yeah. Favorite stomping grounds:
	Tellico, Uwharrie National Forest, both in North Carolina, and the
	Pine Barrens in New Jersey, where I used to live.