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Old 04-28-2011, 03:47 PM
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Default What material is the roof on Rangers made of?

What in the world is the roof made of on Supercab Rangers? It may be the same for single cabs, but the roof on my Ranger just feels like plastic and doesn't have a metal sound to it. Is it aluminum or something? Just kinda curious.
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Old 04-28-2011, 03:58 PM
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Old 04-28-2011, 04:02 PM
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why are you beating on the roof? lol
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Old 04-28-2011, 04:04 PM
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why are you beating on the roof? lol
That was going to be my question. LOL
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Old 04-28-2011, 04:07 PM
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Old 04-28-2011, 07:41 PM
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I believe 01ranger.
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Old 04-28-2011, 10:57 PM
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Fordzilla got the only "plastic roofed ranger" when ford, for one minute, back in 2003, decided to use the "little tykes" corporation as the builder of roof of the ford ranger.
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Old 04-29-2011, 07:26 AM
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Fordzilla got the only "plastic roofed ranger" when ford, for one minute, back in 2003, decided to use the "little tykes" corporation as the builder of roof of the ford ranger.
lollers.

Nah, just curious because when cleaning the roof it doesn't have that metal sound to it when you put pressure on it and it deforms. I'm guessing there's just something packed under the roof to shut it up.
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Old 04-29-2011, 07:28 AM
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lollers.

Nah, just curious because when cleaning the roof it doesn't have that metal sound to it when you put pressure on it and it deforms. I'm guessing there's just something packed under the roof to shut it up.
same grade steel as 1980s Toyotas probably, Paper Grade
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Old 04-29-2011, 09:48 AM
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same grade steel as 1980s Toyotas probably, Paper Grade

^ this

The steel is probably paper thin because due to the roll bar, the roof doens't actually need to support any weight. also if the roof is lighter it should help make the truck less top heavy.
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Old 04-29-2011, 04:15 PM
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Its metal, but thin, tear off the headliner, its definately metal under there
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