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Old 07-27-2011, 06:34 PM
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Default Re: 3.0 vs 4.0 for comuting

I went straight from the 2.5L to a 4.0, so I couldn't say.
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Old 07-27-2011, 06:36 PM
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I went straight from the 2.5L to a 4.0, so I couldn't say.
i did sort of...i drove my grandpas 98 ranger 2.5 several times and i drove my buddies 3.0 4x4 and thats how i decided i wanted a 4.0
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Old 07-27-2011, 06:38 PM
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is he willing to give you a carfax or is he trying to avoid it
hes will, he just doesnt know what the hells he doing, he said you could get it from the website, not on the public website...and hes called and asked me 3 times for my email... im about ready to say thanks but no thanks, its a 2001 ford ranger xlt 4x4 3.0 with 154k on it for 4800 good deal for this area but its not even worth it anymore
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hes will, he just doesnt know what the hells he doing, he said you could get it from the website, not on the public website...and hes called and asked me 3 times for my email... im about ready to say thanks but no thanks, its a 2001 ford ranger xlt 4x4 3.0 with 154k on it for 4800 good deal for this area but its not even worth it anymore
yea i know...just walk and keep looking
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Old 07-27-2011, 06:41 PM
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I went straight from the 2.5L to a 4.0, so I couldn't say.
if i find a 4.0 for the right price and an auto tranny (has to be an auto im the only one in my house hold who drives a stick and or is will to) haveing more then one 4x4 would be a nice thing since the one we have is being used to travel alot.

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yea i know...just walk and keep looking
probaly will, end of the year clearence is coming up at our local dealer ships, hopefully people will trade them in, if not i can contuinue to keep kicking my friend and his ram 1500 in a dounut contest this winter
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Old 07-27-2011, 06:42 PM
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probaly will, end of the year clearence is coming up at our local dealer ships, hopefully people will trade them in, if not i can contuinue to keep kicking my friend and his ram 1500 in a dounut contest this winter
haha yea it took me 3 months to find my truck lol
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Old 07-27-2011, 06:44 PM
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took me a week to find my 2wd, just happened apond it, but ive decided i wanted one from a dealer instead of a little rinky dinky place where i bought my current truck, just to much to risk if im spending over 2500
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Old 07-27-2011, 06:44 PM
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Default Re: 3.0 vs 4.0 for comuting

I sometimes I love my 3.0, and sometimes I hate my 3.0.


It all just depends on what you use it for....

towing/hauling? defiantly the 4.0.

just as a DD? the 3.0 isnt a bad choice.


the 4x4 is a must though! I wish I had 4x4. If you cant get a 4x4, at least get a 4x2 with a limited slip. I also wish I had that.
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Old 07-27-2011, 06:46 PM
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i need the 4x4 just for the fact its not uncommon to get a foot plus of snow where i live and in a 2wd with an open diff, your not going far
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Old 07-27-2011, 06:48 PM
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yeah, thats what im saying,

get the 4x4. Its a must
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Old 07-27-2011, 06:50 PM
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i am, thats the whole point of getting a new truck, heres another question what should i be looking for in the carfax report?
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Old 07-27-2011, 07:01 PM
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i am, thats the whole point of getting a new truck, heres another question what should i be looking for in the carfax report?


Accidents (obviously)
Odometer Readings (for possible roll backs)
service records
# of owners
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Old 07-27-2011, 07:05 PM
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^ and what they added (if anything)
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Old 07-27-2011, 07:17 PM
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Accidents (obviously)
Odometer Readings (for possible roll backs)
service records
# of owners
itll also tell you if the airbags were ever blown or the frame was ever damaged
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Old 07-27-2011, 07:25 PM
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Default Re: 3.0 vs 4.0 for comuting

http://www.carfax.com/VehicleHistory...ZR15U81PA29446

This is the carfax idk what im looking at

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http://www.carfax.com/VehicleHistory...ZR15U81PA29446

This is the carfax idk what im looking at

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http://www.carfax.com/VehicleHistory...ZR15U81PA29446

heres the carfax i have no idea what im really looking at, 1 major accident but that was 10 years ago so idk
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