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Old 08-25-2010, 04:37 PM
More_Cowbell More_Cowbell is offline
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Default Why is it so hard to find a manual ranger..

so basically ive been looking around for an 01+ ranger edge with a 4.0l sohc and a 5 speed manual and 4wd and i cant even seem to find anything with a manual but 4 banger rangers anywhere near me and i was wondering if it was like that where yall live aswell..
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Old 08-25-2010, 04:42 PM
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Default Re: Why is it so hard to find a manual ranger..

manual is an extra option when you have a 4.0, most manual trucks are 2.3's
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Old 08-25-2010, 04:50 PM
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manual is an extra option when you have a 4.0, most manual trucks are 2.3's
Is it really? I know an oddity about these is that any Ranger with auto trans automatically gets a/c standard.
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Old 08-25-2010, 05:06 PM
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Default Re: Why is it so hard to find a manual ranger..

second gens are mostly manuals it seems at least the ones around here lots of 2.9l and 4.0l manual second gens

oh and my truck didnt have a/c i added it from my donor automatic truck haha
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Old 08-25-2010, 05:15 PM
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Default Re: Why is it so hard to find a manual ranger..

That's because old people buy new rangers

should of seen the salesmen' faces when i said i wanted a new manual with options
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Old 08-25-2010, 05:30 PM
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Default Re: Why is it so hard to find a manual ranger..

Of course everyone has their own tastes, but MY preference is an I4 w/ man or a V6 w/ auto.
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Old 08-25-2010, 07:15 PM
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Default Re: Why is it so hard to find a manual ranger..

well since ive had my truck i dont think i can ever go back to an automatic its just not as fun haha
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