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View Poll Results: Favorite Generation
Gen 1 - 19831988 5 5.88%
Gen 2 - 19891992 4 4.71%
Gen 3 - 93-94 8 9.41%
Gen 3 - 95-96-97 9 10.59%
Gen 4 - 98-99-00 12 14.12%
Gen 4 - 01-02-03 21 24.71%
Gen 4 - 04-05 6 7.06%
Gen 4 - 06-07-08-09-10-11 20 23.53%
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Old 07-24-2011, 09:54 AM
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Default My favorite generation Ranger is:

Even though the 4th gen is 98 to current the facelift has changed the truck a lot. Not a lot of people are fans of some changes made mid-generation, so I will break it down by facelift.

I traded down (if you want to call it that) from a 4th gen to a 3rd gen for two reasons....... (1) My first new truck was a 3rd gen so it has sentimental value. (2) I acknowledge the technical superiority of the 4th gen mechanically, but cosmetically I am all about the 3rd gen. It's beautiful when clean and well maintained.


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Old 07-24-2011, 10:02 AM
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Default Re: My favorite generation Ranger is:

01-03 is my favorite...years of the ''true'' powerdome
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:05 AM
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Default Re: My favorite generation Ranger is:

93-94 gen 3 here i love them!
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:09 AM
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Default Re: My favorite generation Ranger is:

Gen 2. All trucks from back in the early 90's looked good in my opinion. Back when trucks were trucks!!
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:10 AM
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Default Re: My favorite generation Ranger is:

i njust wish my truck had the SOHC 4.0l
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:11 AM
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i njust wish my truck had the SOHC 4.0l
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:18 AM
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Default Re: My favorite generation Ranger is:

I bought my '08 brand new but after all I've learned here I think I would have preferred an '03... lol
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:21 AM
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Default Re: My favorite generation Ranger is:

but i'm happy with my 4.0l ohv it does some mean burnouts
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:22 AM
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Well Duh! LOL
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:22 AM
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Default Re: My favorite generation Ranger is:

I like the looks of the latest gen 4 Rangers the best. My second preference would the the original gen 1. A truck should have some angles to it and not be all rounded off. JM2C
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:23 AM
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I bought my '08 brand new but after all I've learned here I think I would have preferred an '03... lol
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:26 AM
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A truck should have some angles to it and not be all rounded off. JM2C
Gonna have to agree to disgree on that one......




The pumpkin was the best looking ford ever IMO.
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:27 AM
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^my all time favorite ford truck
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:28 AM
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Default Re: My favorite generation Ranger is:

it was a toss up between a Gen 1 and a Gen 4 (01-03) because i had both types. I had a gen 3 (1994) but I never really got into that ranger for some odd reason.
anyway, I voted for my current ranger, the Gen 4.
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:34 AM
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Gonna have to agree to disgree on that one......




The pumpkin was the best looking ford ever IMO.
Just a generalization. There are rarely absolutes to anything. The above picture is an example of an exception.
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