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Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-23-2017, 01:54 PM
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Posted By kisportolt
What do you guys think?

https://up.craigslist.org/cto/6095288110.html

Found this locally and am considering buying it. Bit of rust on the gas cap door, rockers, and rear wheel well. Other than that seemed pretty clean...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-17-2016, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By kisportolt
Considering coming back

Good point, I know there's a thread about that on here. Seems to be in pretty good shape for the age and good enough for what I need it to do. I like that it's 4x4 with a manual trans and the 4.0, if...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-17-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 326
Posted By kisportolt
Considering coming back

Used to have a 2003 ranger, sold it as it was 2wd and I'd had enough of that in UP winters. Now looking to get a 4x4 truck as a second vehicle to drive in winter and do work around the house with....
Forum: Off Topic 04-08-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4,119
Views: 167,669
Posted By kisportolt
the 9 and the 40 are the exact same size wise,...

the 9 and the 40 are the exact same size wise, just different barrels and mags. you can actually buy the 40 and swap out the barrel and mags and shoot 9, but not the other way around. the 40 will be...
Forum: Off Topic 04-06-2013, 09:13 PM
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Views: 167,669
Posted By kisportolt
oh no, by "safe queen" I mean a gun that you buy...

oh no, by "safe queen" I mean a gun that you buy and just keep in the safe because its too nice to shoot. it's very safe, no need to worry about that. the trigger has a built in safety, and then...
Forum: Off Topic 04-06-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 992
Views: 28,792
Posted By kisportolt
I'm still doing extract, haven't been at it long...

I'm still doing extract, haven't been at it long enough to be comfortable with all grain yet. awesome hobby and great way to h e good beer for cheap! what are you brewing currently?
Forum: Off Topic 04-05-2013, 08:56 AM
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Views: 28,792
Posted By kisportolt
cheers! the best beer you'll ever drink is...

cheers!

the best beer you'll ever drink is the one you brew yourself. relax, don't worry, have a homebrew!
Forum: Off Topic 04-04-2013, 07:23 PM
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Views: 28,792
Posted By kisportolt
here's my "Guinness". it's actually one of my...

here's my "Guinness". it's actually one of my homebrews, a java cream stout
Forum: Off Topic 04-03-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4,119
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Posted By kisportolt
I've had mine since last October and its an...

I've had mine since last October and its an awesome gun. both the 7 and 8 round mags feel great when shooting (2.5 finger grip on the 7, full grip on the 8 rounder), and it shoots like a champ....
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-26-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,060
Posted By kisportolt
ahh yeah I've seen a couple other yoopers on here...

ahh yeah I've seen a couple other yoopers on here before. at least one guy who goes to tech in Houghton. I find myself up in calumet pretty often, Carmelita's is one of the best Mexican restaurants...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-26-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,060
Posted By kisportolt
I'm in l'anse, used to go to northern and moved...

I'm in l'anse, used to go to northern and moved here for work.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-25-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,060
Posted By kisportolt
a fully loaded 6x12 uhaul trailer, towed it 500...

a fully loaded 6x12 uhaul trailer, towed it 500 miles from Detroit area to the UP in one day. and towed a 17 ft ski boat all over michigan for a few years with my ranger.
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 03-25-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 17,974
Posted By kisportolt
I've noticed that my truck feels like it's...

I've noticed that my truck feels like it's keeping s high rev, and if I shift it into neutral the rpms will increase for a couple seconds before calming down. any idea what's causing it, and is it a...
Forum: Off Topic 03-21-2013, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4,119
Views: 167,669
Posted By kisportolt
couple more of the shield

couple more of the shield
Forum: Off Topic 03-15-2013, 10:48 AM
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Posted By kisportolt
colt 1911 and s&w shield 9

colt 1911 and s&w shield 9
Forum: Exterior Tech 01-09-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By kisportolt
Re: toolbox/bedliner issue

i'd really rather not try to sell the box or bedliner and buy another...unless you'd like to buy it Tyler! i'm in baraga and don't think there are many people around here looking for ranger toolboxes...
Forum: Exterior Tech 01-09-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By kisportolt
Re: toolbox/bedliner issue

here's a couple pictures of how the toolbox fits now and how the liner is. i know i dont want it right against the window, but i dont like this much of a gap...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-09-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 422
Views: 40,360
Posted By kisportolt
Re: Reason for purchasing ranger vs f150?

as i was in college when i bought mine, one of my main factors was price. with everything else equal, jumping to a full size meant spending close to twice as much. that wasn't an option... but that...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-09-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 7,187
Posted By kisportolt
Re: Official Ranger Vs Fullsize Thread

my ranger is my daily driver and i'll probably use it for that until the day it dies. now i'm sure someday i'll buy a bigger truck, but i'll still always have my ranger as it does the job most of the...
Forum: Exterior Tech 01-09-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 775
Posted By kisportolt
toolbox/bedliner issue

so i pulled a toolbox out of a ranger in a jy that was in great shape and went to go put it in my truck. ran into an issue in that my bedliner has slots and doesn't allow the toolbox to sit all the...
Forum: Exterior Tech 01-09-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,269
Posted By kisportolt
Re: Another towing question

i've used uhaul trailers to move and put a honda shadow in the back of one. their decks are low, but they dont come with ramps and you definitely need something to get it in and out of the trailer. i...
Forum: Exterior Tech 12-10-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,330
Posted By kisportolt
Re: 2wd in winter?

i have about 200 in the bed right over the rear axle, with a box made from 2x4s to keep the sand from moving around when i step on the brakes. also good to keep some cat litter or a bag of salt/sand...
Forum: Exterior Tech 12-10-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,269
Posted By kisportolt
Re: Another towing question

+1, much easier to back up a larger, wider trailer that you're able to see all the time. putting a little fishing boat into a lake is much harder and backing a large enclosed uhaul into a driveway.
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 12-10-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,171
Posted By kisportolt
Re: Dual Exhaust Install Question

yeah pretty sure this is going to be the kit i get, just given how much cheaper it is and seems to be decent quality. post pics and a video if you get a chance!
Forum: Exterior Tech 12-07-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,269
Posted By kisportolt
Re: Another towing question

good to hear, i can't tell you how many times i've seen someone try to back a trailer up somewhere and fail miserably. good skill to have, considering most places dont have pull-through driveways.
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