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Thats not a bad thing. It should be understood that you generally don't add value when you mod it. Go too crazy and it can become un-enjoyable to even drive.

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I get bored with my truck all the time.. (hint: the raising and lowering ahahaha)

Im now really looking at trading it in on a car
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Dude, I really like your truck, even if it is mostly stock. Although it is unfortunate the state that it is in right now.

I think the new Sport Tracs are just plain badassery. 4.6L V8, IRS/IFS, 4dr., and it's got a bed just in case you need to haul something...

I don't know anything about the price of such a machine... but it's worth looking into. They are awesome stock and you can even upgrade it just a little with some luxo-mods...
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Dude, I really like your truck, even if it is mostly stock. Although it is unfortunate the state that it is in right now.

I think the new Sport Tracs are just plain badassery. 4.6L V8, IRS/IFS, 4dr., and it's got a bed just in case you need to haul something...

I don't know anything about the price of such a machine... but it's worth looking into. They are awesome stock and you can even upgrade it just a little with some luxo-mods...
the '07 Sport Trac's i looked at were Limited models, had the v8, and every option....it had a sticker of $34,000.......the XLT 4.0 models i looked at had a sticker of $27,000 with all the options a XLT could have....
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the '07 Sport Trac's i looked at were Limited models, had the v8, and every option....it had a sticker of $34,000.......the XLT 4.0 models i looked at had a sticker of $27,000 with all the options a XLT could have....
my mom has had the 4.0L explorer and now the V8 explorer cause there sister cause they handle and feel damn near the same I 100% recommend the 4.6L the 4.0L is great dont get me wrong but the 4.6L is WOW nice and guess what my moms 4.6L explorer gets 1 MPG worse then her 4.0L v6 i would rather secrifice the 1 MPG and get the 4.6L you get so much more out of them...
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my mom has had the 4.0L explorer and now the V8 explorer cause there sister cause they handle and feel damn near the same I 100% recommend the 4.6L the 4.0L is great dont get me wrong but the 4.6L is WOW nice and guess what my moms 4.6L explorer gets 1 MPG worse then her 4.0L v6 i would rather secrifice the 1 MPG and get the 4.6L you get so much more out of them...
and with the 4.6L you would also have a nice tow rig if you needed to pull a trailer.......more than enough power for a Explorer!
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and with the 4.6L you would also have a nice tow rig if you needed to pull a trailer.......more than enough power for a Explorer!
we towed our 1,100lb trailer with our 3,500lb Model A ford with our 4.0L explorer with 4.10 gears all the time it was fine just needed to take off overdrive most the time when it wasnt flat, our 4.6L with the same load with 3.55 gears pretty much pulls it fine even in OD... so yes it is better
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we towed our 1,100lb trailer with our 3,500lb Model A ford with our 4.0L explorer with 4.10 gears all the time it was fine just needed to take off overdrive most the time when it wasnt flat, our 4.6L with the same load with 3.55 gears pretty much pulls it fine even in OD... so yes it is better
i think the new 4.6L's come with 3.73 gears in the rear.......
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exactly...basically my thoughts.. personally I never get bored with my rig. ilove it. i might actually be getting another one in the spring for a project truck. Something to play with, that I can leave on blocks and drive the other one.. If I wanted classier, Id probably go with a sportrac..haha..thats about as classy as I get. sportrac on 35's..thats a perfect family vehicle in my opinion..four doors (you know its appealing, in that dark dark blue color..)..i won't drive anything without a bed...period. Beemers and mercedes are cool, but just not me..Its ford, and its got a bed..

my advice.. grab one of those coronas,..sit back and write an ad..sell it to a kid with just enough money and the urge to own his(or her) very first vehicle. then go pic up something fun and sleek and shiny and roll up to the clubs and pimp the beezies..
I have a dinstinct feeling that our defenitions of classy are somewhat different. But how bout a new charger..all blacked out?? could be fun eh?

same thoughts here and like lifted97 said also the sport traks are very nice my gf mother just got a 05 one i think and i love it very smooth and every option!.

just take a look at (04lvl2) vehical i thinkm its his mothers but any who i hope u dont mind me showing this :)
but once i saw this sport track i really wanted one and i still do!!!!
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same thoughts here and like lifted97 said also the sport traks are very nice my gf mother just got a 05 one i think and i love it very smooth and every option!.

just take a look at (04lvl2) vehical i thinkm its his mothers but any who i hope u dont mind me showing this :)
but once i saw this sport track i really wanted one and i still do!!!!
yea Bill's parents Sport Trac is the shat! i like the "Night Rider" look it has going!
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I would hate a 4X4 even more just more crap to break! I wouldnt mind a 4.0 but it would not change my mind about the truck needless to say when I pay it off in a couple months it will be GONE!
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Check out this sport trac this thing is BADASS!!!!!

http://www.4x4offroads.com/custom-fo...port-trac.html



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Check out this sport trac this thing is BADASS!!!!!

http://www.4x4offroads.com/custom-fo...port-trac.html



tooo wide of tires....i would almost bet the front tire gets into the bumper bad when he turns....
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i think the new 4.6L's come with 3.73 gears in the rear.......
nope mom's 2007 explorer 4.6L came with a 3.55 but she has a 2wd one 4x4 might get 3.73


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just take a look at (04lvl2) vehical i thinkm its his mothers but any who i hope u dont mind me showing this :)
but once i saw this sport track i really wanted one and i still do!!!!
Its Bill's Step mom Connie's sport trac, and its ALWAYS that clean... serously... i have NEVER not once seen it dirty...but garage helps


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I would hate a 4X4 even more just more crap to break! I wouldnt mind a 4.0 but it would not change my mind about the truck needless to say when I pay it off in a couple months it will be GONE!
mom's new explorer is 2wd i like it, would love to lower it on some 18" rims...
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Check out this sport trac this thing is BADASS!!!!!

http://www.4x4offroads.com/custom-fo...port-trac.html




i saw one around me that looks like that accept diffrent tires and it looked awesome i started to drool. idk i love the look of the sport tracks a lot of ppl dont like it.
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Check out this sport trac this thing is BADASS!!!!!

http://www.4x4offroads.com/custom-fo...port-trac.html



all that money and he has Gumbo Mudders on it
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Another option to consider... A Harley F150... 4 door, a bed, towing abilities, tons of room, classy and a real nice ride.
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Maybe you should look into picking up an older, inexpensive vehicle and restore/modify it to your liking. That way your time will still be used, and your boredom with the Ranger won't matter so much. That is how things have worked out for me after buying my Bronco, and so far it has worked out well.
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Check out this sport trac this thing is BADASS!!!!!

http://www.4x4offroads.com/custom-fo...port-trac.html



Oh damn I want one!
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my vehicles are the only things i have, so no i dont get bored with them
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Check out this sport trac this thing is BADASS!!!!!

http://www.4x4offroads.com/custom-fo...port-trac.html




taht is sweet!!
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Check out this sport trac this thing is BADASS!!!!!

http://www.4x4offroads.com/custom-fo...port-trac.html



..DAMN!! Im gonna go clean up now....im pretty sure i just splooged in my pants..
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http://www.4x4offroads.com/custom-fo...port-trac.html

theres the website that gives the build up of that sport trac..kinda cool..
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My pops drives a `06 Adrenaline, so I know about the sport tracs! I do like it alot, but my main thing is I want handling. I hate going around a corner at 30 and feeling scared because of the amount of body roll. ugh. I would be perfectly content with the Ranger if I could get a project vehicle, but I have nowhere to park it/work on it we just had to add an extra paved spot at my house so I could fit my truck and In suburbia there just isnt much room to add.

the 2 main car's I'm considering are the WRX and the mercedes C230, both are 4 door sedans but are really sporty. I want something that will retain value and come with a certain amount of respect. It may be a ways off, but I only owe about 2500 on my truck and could pay that off in a second if I wanted to but my loan still has 2 years left. I dunno if I'll be satisfied with the truck for another 2 years. It would be alot easier if I could find a damn explorer center console ( been without any armrest for about a year now :(... )
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I got bored with my ranger. Too many problems, and traded it in for my mustang. I got bored with the ranger after a year. Ive had my mustang almost two and love it.
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