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Old 05-29-2012, 02:42 PM
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Whats up guys, on this coming Saturday I will be the new owner of a 2003 Ranger, its a super cab, 4.0, 4x4 stick with 78k on the clock. I am getting it for $6,300 and it seems to be in pretty good condition. I will be looking over the truck one last time before i hand over the money, are there any major troublesome issues these things have that I should be aware of? On my initial test drive It seemed to shift well, track well, I just think it needs a idler pulley because it sequels. Are there an must do mods for these? I read about the slack in the gas pedal and plan on doing that. After I finish putting the cam in my Firebird I plan on buying a SCT tuner from Rouge. I hate to say it, but I hope I can get some decent MPG with this truck, I bought it because my job requires me to get to work no matter what.
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Old 05-29-2012, 02:43 PM
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Old 05-30-2012, 03:38 PM
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There's some TSB's out there. I haven't had that many issues with mine in the 8 years I've had it. Just replaced the PCV.hose that was causing a DTC.
As for gas mileage, I have a 2WD 3.0L V6 90k miles, and only get about 14 mpg. That's my only real qualm with my truck. I hope you enjoy the 'new' Ranger as much as we all enjoy ours.

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