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A feller here at work has a early 90's model 2wd Ranger that has over 350,000 miles on it WITHOUT a engine rebuild or any major work...He hauls hay all the time and has a farm, he said hes put probably 50,xxx off road miles on it...Thats a testimony..He said hes tried to get ford to put him in a commercial hauling stuff and get hime a new truck but they said know, even after a local ford dealer was at his house to see his truck pull a trailer full of hay bells..

Its an old beater and its Auto...i hope my ranger holds out...I dont know the engine size either
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wow thats pretty impressive, i'll be happy if i get 100,000 out of mine.
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I'm over 70k with no problems beside replacing the stock battery. Hopefully it keeps running strong.
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187k and only have had to replace water pump, rad, and headgaskets.
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165k i've replace the alternator, serpentine belt, both wheel bearings, 1 seal, spark plugs and plug wires. and its had a hard 50k since i got it engine is great, tranny leaves a little to be desired
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88k, 4 trannys,4 alternators, 2 batterys, countless tires, tie rods, ball joints, 1 wheel. . .thats with in the last 30k
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88k, 4 trannys,4 alternators, 2 batterys, countless tires, tie rods, ball joints, 1 wheel. . .thats with in the last 30k
What the heck do you do to the poor thing :(
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^^^^yikes!
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88k, 4 trannys,4 alternators, 2 batterys, countless tires, tie rods, ball joints, 1 wheel. . .thats with in the last 30k
that cant be normal... 4 tranny's in 30k miles??? somethin else has to be wrong.
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Haha thats nothing my old 83 had over 500,xxx on it when sold back in 04 it still runs to this day. The Ford Ranger is a damn good truck.
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My Focus Went Throug 7 Tranys In Three Months I Told Them To Change The
Tq Converter The Last Time It Cracked Been Fine For 3 Years Now
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I got 177k and I can make a very large list of stuff I have replaced and what needs replaced. I have owned it for a little over a year and its had a tuff year on and off the road. I think the last owner took it off road also judging by the amount of dirt, sand and rust I found in places you dont normally get it.
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Wow. That's a long running truck.

Approaching 90k in mine. Nothing major at all yet. Replaced the driveshaft because of slip bump but it could've been fixed with some grease or traction bars.
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130,000 and have only replaced the tranny.
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oops forgot i replaced the LR backing plate (I broke it don't worry about it) and I replaced the front drive line after i destroyed the splines in the cv part while pulling a 24,000lb RV out of sand that he got stuck in
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