Re: Determine Battery Manufacture Date Motorcraft Sliver Series
all the ones I've seen, motorcraft or otherwise, have all the months with the one it was made during punched out, and a year stamped next to it. I wouldn't doubt august 2001, though. they can go for a while.
2002 Ranger FX4
4.0L SOHC, 5R55E Auto, 4.10 8.8 Torsen, 31x10.5/15 BFG ATs