dividing the forum into generations? - Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource
Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiast!

Go Back   Ranger-Forums - The Ultimate Ford Ranger Resource Arrow Welcome to Ranger-Forums! Arrow Ranger-Forums Office

Ranger-Forums Office Post all comments, questions, and suggestions about the site in this sub-forum. Announcements will be posted here as well.

Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 01-31-2005
xiler8d's Avatar
Thread Starter

I am: Rich Stoj
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Derby, N.Y.
Vehicle: 1993 Ranger XLT 4X4
Posts: 19
Total Props: 0
dividing the forum into generations?

I'm new to the forum, but i've noticed quite an "unbalanced" membership.
Seems like all the threads mostly have to do with the newest gen Ranger (98-present)- understandably due to the ownership percentage. Honestly, i like this site a lot, but i feel sort of left out. Everyone's been cool, eager to help, but maybe this site could use a little polishing. Maybe even have specialized parts for 4x4s and 4x2s, also. Just an idea, not trying to p*** anybody off.
+ 0 -
Old 01-31-2005
Level III Supporter
iTrader: (2)
I am: z s
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: usa
Posts: 24,936
Total Props: 4
Man i got a Gen3 here and am one of the senior members. everyone can help with the older trucks too, most people have even had them. and if they dont know someone else might know
+ 0 -
Old 01-31-2005
FoMoCoFiddy's Avatar
I am: Leo Tre
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Smackdownville Tx
Vehicle: 1987 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
Posts: 4,508
Total Props: 0
I dont think thats a good idea, cause then, the ones who dont really know much about the gen ranger, wouldnt even look at the topic, therefore, not getting any help..

Keep it where everyone will look at it, and help you out..

Just cause we dont own the same gen,doesnt mean we know nothing about it.

I honestly, would look at the forum, if it was divided that way
+ 0 -
Old 01-31-2005
n3elz's Avatar
RF Veteran
I am: John Griggs
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Kennett Square, PA
Vehicle: SAS'd 2002 Ranger Edge 4x
Posts: 10,620
Total Props: 1
It's good to know what gen truck someone has when your read their posts. I used to have the year in my sig before, but not now.

I understand the point, but don't think specialized forums are necessary. Just my .02 -- I wouldn't be upset if they were made.
+ 0 -
Old 01-31-2005
I am: Bubba Somebody
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Somewhere, XYZ
Vehicle: 2003 Ford Ranger FX4 LII
Posts: 4,351
Total Props: 1
Wouldn't you worry about being even more left out? My concern would be that the site is predomanantly late model trucks. Those w/ early model trucks would be left lingering alone in fairly innactive sections. At least this way everyone reads the topic and can at least post an IIRC or a 'why don't you check here' type thing.. Just a thought..

Personally I'm a big fan of this site (and at one time GE before this site) BECAUSE it is mostly visited by late model truck owners. There's even at least one other guy on this site w/ the exact same truck as I (Bob/rwenzing-except for his nifty mods that is). But that's me..

And John, those of us that don't know you fairly well can certianly get a pretty good idea of what generation your truck is from the avatar.. but you've got those turned off, don't 'cha?!

2003 Ford Ranger FX4 Level II - Silver - Stick - fuelly

2009 VW Jetta SportWagon SEL - Grey - Stick - fuelly
2001 Suzuki Bandit 1200 - Red

Mildly Obsessed With Photography
+ 0 -
Old 01-31-2005
gatorblue92's Avatar
RF Veteran
I am: Billy Bob
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Delaware
Vehicle: 2002 F150
Drive Type: 4x4
Engine: 2.7
Posts: 8,238
Total Props: 0
i had a gen I bronco II and a gen II ranger so i think i know quite a bit about the older models... lots of folks here have had the older trucks at one time or another and can always be of help
+ 0 -
Old 01-31-2005
I am: Brent Burnette
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Danville, VA
Vehicle: 2004 Dodge SRT4
Posts: 2,664
Total Props: 0
most mods and etc can still apply to the older trucks...at least to my understanding...and the engines and suspension and stuff arent all that different...actually the older ones have it made due to the springs upfront instead of torsion bars...

-rick james

unity is the key....
+ 0 -
Old 02-01-2005
Diabolic's Avatar
I am: Phil Fleming
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Rising Sun, MD
Vehicle: 1999 Ford Ranger
Posts: 1,542
Total Props: 0
I think it's fine the way it's already devided up into Engine Tech. Any more diversion wouldnt get as much attention as the others. It's pretty well devided up at the moment and i wouldnt change it. just my two cents
+ 0 -
Old 05-15-2005
I am: Cody Nelson
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Eatonville, Wa
Vehicle: 1987 ranger 1992 ranger
Posts: 24
Total Props: 0
it does seem like most people own newer trucks, but that's fine cause they still want to help people like me with an 87' ranger.
+ 0 -
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Questions about 1st generations... rudy' General Ford Ranger Discussion 1 06-16-2011 10:33 AM
generations? phillofthis General Ford Ranger Discussion 4 03-31-2010 11:45 PM
Question about skid plates and different generations of Rangers 03Shadowbob General Ford Ranger Discussion 4 07-10-2009 09:33 PM
Generations ScottG General Ford Ranger Discussion 16 06-26-2004 01:33 AM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 08:24 PM.