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Old 01-05-2010, 03:02 AM
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Cool Choices, choices... What to get?

I'm thinking about getting myself another Ranger, mainly for mudding and playing with. I have an 05' XLT single cab that I use for getting around, but it's only 2WD... soooo what would be the best year to get a 4WD model in?
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Old 01-05-2010, 04:51 AM
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2003 Level II

Go with the manual transfer case also just cause it looks cool having 2 shifters
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Old 01-05-2010, 05:03 AM
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Well whats your budget for the new ranger? That's going to tell us what you have to work with.
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Old 01-05-2010, 10:37 AM
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If you got the money, a level 2 would be pretty sweet. But 97 and older has the ttb front suspension which is lot stronger and a lot cheaper to lift.
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Old 01-05-2010, 10:39 AM
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gen 3 ftw

ttb> fx4
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Old 01-05-2010, 11:00 AM
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scuse me for asking, but what is ttb
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Old 01-05-2010, 11:01 AM
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twin traction beam - 4wd
twin i beam - 2wd
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Old 01-05-2010, 11:03 AM
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Well whats your budget for the new ranger? That's going to tell us what you have to work with.
I'm looking at about spending 5-6K for the truck, and another 3k if I have to do repairs and upgrades on it.
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Old 01-05-2010, 11:05 AM
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twin traction beam - 4wd
twin i beam - 2wd
Thanks for explainin' that... I am still trying to figure out all of ya'll shorthand here...lol
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Old 01-05-2010, 06:59 PM
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Instead of 6k on one plus another possible 3k, how about you spend 7k and find a good truck and take the other 2k for mods like wheels and tires!
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Old 01-05-2010, 07:04 PM
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I see ur here in NC too!!! I was on Craigslist and just have seen a beautiful 97' burgandy red Ranger supercab 4X4. It is lifted with polished eagle alloys (MT classics look alikes) and new 33x12.5 BFG Ats on it. Tinted windows, manual locking hubs power windows and locks, cold-air intake. One badass ranger! I will get the link for you tomorrow. He wants $6,500 for it too btw. Or just go to winston-salem craigslist and look up "lifted ranger". It in Kernersville.
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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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Old 01-05-2010, 07:21 PM
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Ya I saw that truck on craigslist the other day, but unfortunately I am here in Afghaninstan. I'm just doing my research right now for after I get home and have the down time to go and get a new truck.
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Old 01-05-2010, 07:48 PM
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I take it ur on tour of duty? Thank you for your service. But yeah I'm sure you can find one easily when you get back, I can help u do that as well.
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Old 01-05-2010, 08:28 PM
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I see ur here in NC too!!! I was on Craigslist and just have seen a beautiful 97' burgandy red Ranger supercab 4X4. It is lifted with polished eagle alloys (MT classics look alikes) and new 33x12.5 BFG Ats on it. Tinted windows, manual locking hubs power windows and locks, cold-air intake. One badass ranger! I will get the link for you tomorrow. He wants $6,500 for it too btw. Or just go to winston-salem craigslist and look up "lifted ranger". It in Kernersville.
Looks like he joined the forum...
http://www.fordrangerforum.com/class...er-lifted.html
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