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Old 08-30-2010, 08:42 PM
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Default Possible Ranger Purchase

I've been looking to possibly buy a 2010 XLT...but was wondering if I could get some information before deciding to pull the trigger. I have to haul some band equipment, with the biggest thing that I would have to move measuring in at 16 1/2" deep. With a factory bedliner, would I be able to fit this underneath a tonneau cover (Undercover or similar)?

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Any info would be really appreciated!
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Old 08-31-2010, 04:28 AM
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The Ranger is perfect for what you need to do. Its a hard choice on the colors though! Redfire or Vista blue, I love both of em!!!

The Ranger is a very capable truck, especailly the two that you are looking at as they have the 4.0 V6 with 207 HP. The 10's now come with rear disc brakes (pre-10' have rear drums), they have traction control too as well now. Also they have been equiped with adjustible headrests and side curtain airbags (my 06 does not have any of these features).

I have taken my Ranger through 11", 8", 6" and 5" of snow, sugary sand at the beach, 2 ft deep mud holes (DO NOT RECOMMEND...lol) and it made it through it all.

So my vote goes to pull the trigger! Its just doen to which color you like best as the trucks look to be identical
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Old 08-31-2010, 05:12 AM
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if i can find my tape measure i can tell u lol i have a hard top tonneau cover
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the answer is yes buuuuut it will be a tight fit
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Old 08-31-2010, 10:48 AM
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Thanks for the info! Any tips for haggling on price or anything when I get to that step? This will be my first new vehicle purchase, so any insight would be great.
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Old 08-31-2010, 10:49 AM
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Yeah! Get the ranger, you will not be disappointed.

That is a rather hard color choice. I'll say blue. Lol.
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Old 08-31-2010, 11:04 AM
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My vote goes to whichever has the 4.0
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Old 08-31-2010, 11:15 AM
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My vote goes to whichever has the 4.0
Tom, They both have the 4.0 as the 3.0 was dropped and they are both 4x4, so they cannot be the 2.3
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Thanks for the info! Any tips for haggling on price or anything when I get to that step? This will be my first new vehicle purchase, so any insight would be great.
If they are 2010s (i think they are), there is 0 percent financing right now through ford dealers

OP, please look at this site, just click on 2010 ranger and enter your zip.

http://www.fordvehicles.com/incentives/
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15x8 Pacer 164P Polished Wheels | 31x10.50 BFG ATs | Level II Tow Hooks | FX4 Red Insert Seats
Tinted Windows | 6000K HIDs | Kobalt Low Profile Toolbox | Pioneer Speakers

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Tom, They both have the 4.0 as the 3.0 was dropped and they are both 4x4, so they cannot be the 2.3
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Tom, They both have the 4.0 as the 3.0 was dropped and they are both 4x4, so they cannot be the 2.3
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