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Yeah, but I have been treated my truck very nicely in the past month and look what it does? Shiz's on me.
All that previous abuse catches up.
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Yeah, but I have been treated my truck very nicely in the past month and look what it does? Shiz's on me.
yeah but look at what you did to it in the past, itll always come back to haunt you thats just how life is at times.

Just fix it lol
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Me and Rangers do not mix
not just rangers cars in general your priority's are highly out of whack..

buying racing seats when your ball joints are bad.. and god knows what else..



when i bought my Black Ranger i brought the whole truck up to snuff well before i even insured it.. and extremely before i even lifted it.. safety comes before "seats" or fun things..

if you get into an accident and kill someone due to mechanical failure and you where aware it was bad you will go to jail... and dont say oh i'll just say i didnt know about it... its documented right here...

i have no pity for people that skimp on proper maintness and whine about it later on...
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buying racing seats when your ball joints are bad.. and god knows what else..
Hmmm... too bad I bought the seats long before I started having ball joint problems.
And I never thought that a part which was recently replaced was going to be broken in a few weeks
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Hmmm... too bad I bought the seats long before I started having ball joint problems.
And I never thought that a part which was recently replaced was going to be broken in a few weeks
you have been talking to Justin about all your problems for months now.. from the bit i have heard this truck has to many problems
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Yeah, but I have been treated my truck very nicely in the past month and look what it does? Shiz's on me.
Just like finding a new girlfriend, there is always baggage that comes back to haunt you from their history. Just cause you treated it well in the past month don't say jack about wear & tear put on prior.

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You just learned something then.
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you have been talking to Justin about all your problems for months now.. from the bit i have heard this truck has to many problems
Ah. Remind me not to tell big mouth Justin another thing ever again.

But I dont believe that Justin ever gave me a straight ans... oh wait, yes he did. He said bearings, and guess what ? I went and had them fixed

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No she was in a Jeep when that happened.
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little girl just doesn't know how to drive and/or care for a vehicle.....end of story.
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I never said bearings, i said you may have a bent control arm. look over the fromt end or have someone look it over and stop beating it.

I dont appreciate you calling me a big mouth, i try to help you as much as i can being almost 1000 miles away so dont even start
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Yeah, but I have been treated my truck very nicely in the past month and look what it does? Shiz's on me.
Think about how long you have had that truck. Just because you might of been nice to it in the last month doesn't mean its not going to break after all its gone through. You've played hard in it for a while and its just not catching up. You pay to play it's that simple. I would just get the ball joints fixed and then sell it.
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Katie you have champagne taste, and a beer budget.

I would buy an '80's Toyota Tercel if I were you. I'm not trying to rag on you or anything, but it's the truth. I make $150 workin 20hrs a week (while being a full time student), and it's hard to pay insurance and stuff for the truck, let alone beer money for wednesday through sunday, so idk how the h3ll you even survive making that much a week. You should only drive what you can afford, I learned the hard way paying my dad back almost a $1,000 this past summer between my blown head gasket and frame repair. Gotta pay to play.
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Deja vu anyone?
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Lol, you make me laugh.
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I have been down that road before. And this is the best thing to do. Get a CAR that gets good gas mileage, thats safe. And take very good care of it. But I think this is the best lesson learned. You have something broke pretty bad. You dont like how it feels. You dont make alot of money. Maybe its time to realize that you need to take care of stuff or you will end up with nothing in the end. BTW nice jeep. dont tear it up. I hope you get things fixed and get going the right way.
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what all of em said is true, you beat the p*** out of it and expect it to last for ever. my best example is my old 76 F100, its currently sitting in a shop with no engine because i beat the living crap out of it. i went through motor mounts, steering stabilizers, wheel bearings, front and rear, had to have the rear end redone. and its by far cheaper to fix what you have and keep treating it nicely and you will eventually get ahead of whats wore out and you will once again have a nice reliable truck. end of story.
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As I've always said....

Gotta Pay To Play.



That goes for even just a daily driver...a vehicle in general period.
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Then what? Drive it around and wait to break it again, I dont think so.

Me and Rangers do not mix
It isn't a Ranger. 2nd, thats not a good thing to say when you want to sell it. just my .02
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just fix it... the small cost of fixing the small problem is way better than spending 5 grand on another car. Trust me if you have ever offroaded your truck it WILL break something, maybee after 5 minutes maybee after 5 months.... its inevitable
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just fix it... the small cost of fixing the small problem is way better than spending 5 grand on another car. Trust me if you have ever offroaded your truck it WILL break something, maybee after 5 minutes maybee after 5 months.... its inevitable
Truth.
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If you spend a few hundred to fix the truck then you will get alot more for it if you still want to sell it. After that de-crank those bars.
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I have no idea what caused that lean Katie but if I were you I would take it to a shop, have them look it over bumper to bumper and get a list of what the hell all is wrong with it. Then atleast you know what'll break next if you don't fix it all right away.
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