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Old 02-28-2012, 12:01 AM
NSMK377 NSMK377 is offline
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I just bought a clean looking 2001 Ranger XLT single cab 3.0 liter with a 5 speed automatic transmission & a 7' long bed. The only options the truck came with was A/C & some sturdy aluminum mag wheels with 235-65-17 tires. The rims & tires make the truck sit up high enough that most people think it's a 4x4.
The only work I've done so far was trans. svc,radiator flush (inc. 50/50 coolant),replace plugs with single platinum plugs,new paper filter & change oil with 5-20 Mobil One EP along with a 15k Mobil One oil filter.
Don't hate me yet but i'm a gear head except I have always been partial to Chevy 350 or stroked versions of them.
My only gripe on my truck is I can't get either gas milage or any type feeling of power. All I have read so far (performance-wise) is very scarce or expensive. I'm not whining-I am hoping to LEARN
some tips on this popular truck. Oh yeah, 101k miles & 377 gear.
Sorry to be so long winded-I just wanted to be thorough
Thanks in advance
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Old 02-28-2012, 12:33 AM
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Old 02-28-2012, 06:32 AM
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welcome to FRF, Neal!
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Old 02-28-2012, 08:26 AM
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Old 02-28-2012, 07:44 PM
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Old 02-28-2012, 07:59 PM
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Welcome to the FRF !!!

Sounds like you have a nice truck...
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