It was a little dusty and had some dog hair in the cab, a few small dents in the bed (it's a pickup) and the front skid plate was a little bent (it's a 4x4 pickup) but everything else was in perfect condition.
I was even able to garage it for a year. That was nice.
Once the warranty expired I did all the work myself regularly
, oil, filters, transmission oil & filter, radiator flush & fill, brakes, tire rotation, etc. Generally I don't mind buying used vehicles but after taking such excellent care of this Ranger for years I don't think I'll be as trusting that the used vehicle I replace it with will be as well maintained. I guess it's a confidence thing, which will take time.
I went to eight lots yesterday, the only FX4 I found was sold. Lucky person.
The only good thing that might come out of this is that I'm 6'1" and after 2 spine surgeries the Ranger was a little difficult to get in and out of. I suppose I should move to something bigger, maybe a 4.0 liter Explorer with a class III tow package. There are a few around, but not many.
Red though, definitely red.
Thank you for the comments and condolences.
PS - My ONLY complaint about this vehicle was the sh*t Goodyear Wrangler tires it came with. They were just plain DANGEROUS. That's the only thing I recommend people replace on a Ranger. I had General Grabber AT2's put on and there was no more slip n' slide.