1998-2000 Ford Ranger Manual Locking Hubs : The Ranger Station Wish you could swap on a set of manual locking hubs? AVM has heard your plea, and now offers manual locking hubs for 98-00 Ranger 4×4 trucks. Read on for information regarding this swap. Note: These hublocks will NOT fit 2000+ Ranger 4x4s, due to Ford’s decision to switch in July of 2000 to the use of the live axle setup found on Explorers. 1998-2000 Ford Ranger Rugged Ridge (AVM) Locking Hubs AVM Manual Locking Hub Set For 1998 - Early 2000 Ford Rangers With Vacuum Actuated Hubs (Will Not Work With Live Axles) The AVM Ford Ranger Locking Hubs are constructed of Military spec hardened nylon center dial that will not damage other parts in unlikely event of a failure.