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That's awesome, there are more and more signs pointing me back to a ranger! Now I am just bummed I didn't keep my Leer Cap. I guess they'll have $1600 more dollars coming from me now!

I'll help you steal it back from him. Well, assuming he doesnt look at this thread.
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Hey John, notice how there isnt a single green color choice? WTF is with that?
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Ok on there website it looks like Bright islandish, now I found a mustang that is advertised as Vista Blue, but I can't tell from the pic, some of it looks like Island Blue and some of it looks like sonic. Anyone seen one inperson?

http://www.jwford.com/template/templ...icle_id=469757

ya sonic blue is done in 07.

oh well bunch of losers they are.

i know sonic blue base isnt cheap, that is my guess why they are discontinuing use of it.
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Do it! I love the '06-'07 Rangers, I would be all over one, but I'm 6' 6" going on 6' 7" and I need a fullsize....
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Hey John, notice how there isnt a single green color choice? WTF is with that?
lol i hate green....i wish i had black or red...

personaly id just get the xlt 4x4... much cheaper so you can add your own stuff to it, and it has basicly the same options...


how come you sold your old fx4 just to get another one... cuz its newer?
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I'll help you steal it back from him. Well, assuming he doesnt look at this thread.
Count me in too. HJ, I am glad to see you thinking about a Ranger again!
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Green is the ****! Im pretty sure ford has sold a ton of green rangers and its a popular color...just dont know why they stopped making that color period...
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the only good green is our green and emrald green... the rest were terrbile turquose looking greens that were nasty....

back to topic ha...
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or you could not get a leer and buy a superlift for that price. lol.
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how come you sold your old fx4 just to get another one... cuz its newer?
It wasn't an easy choice, but it saved me thousands if it was gone before I closed on my house. It being gone allowed me to get a 5.85% interest rate versus the current one that is steadily aproaching 7% and I also am now eligible for 18K in Grant money from the County and the MHFA. But once I am in the house they can't take it back so then I am free to go into the same amount of debt.

I wanted to get a cheaper car originally but now I am left with three options:

1. Paying cash for a Piece of Sh**. I really don't like to drive junk.

2. Financing a ten year old truck for about $300 a month.

3. Financing a Brand new truck with a warranty for $350 a month.

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or you could not get a leer and buy a superlift for that price. lol.
Yeah but will a superlift keep the rain off my head when I am camping? lol
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John if he can not get you the X plan let me know I might be able to help you out with it, I work at ford so I think we can still give them out.

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Vista blue is just a slight bit brighter then sonicblue its not close to bright island blue at all.

Here is a comparisson:
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ya sonic blue is done in 07.

oh well bunch of losers they are.

i know sonic blue base isnt cheap, that is my guess why they are discontinuing use of it.
I was wondering why they'd get rid of it. As much as I kid about it, it was a nice color and obviously way more popular than my favorite blue. How many Bright Islands do you see? Not many, but Sonic Blue is everywhere, so their reasoning for getting rid of it is wierd.

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John if he can not get you the X plan let me know I might be able to help you out with it, I work at ford so I think we can still give them out.

Chad
That's awesome thanks, I'll keep that in mind! I am 99% sure he can but who knows. I have never bought a car from a dealer that I didn't work for before. The nice part is this is the first time I don't have to worry about what they are going to give me on trade.

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The nice part is this is the first time I don't have to worry about what they are going to give me on trade.

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Now you can put a nice down payment on a new one, yes?
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someones got a soft spot in their heart for a ranger..


haha sweet man, thatd be cool if ya decided on another ranger.. and a new one at that would make a great addition to r-f.. and the MN scene
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someones got a soft spot in their heart for a ranger..


haha sweet man, thatd be cool if ya decided on another ranger.. and a new one at that would make a great addition to r-f.. and the MN scene
I'm sure John is just beggin to get in with the scene. First he'll get the ranger, then lift it. Next thing he knows he'll be listenin to Chamillionaire with us, drinkin beer like he's not 21 yet, and saying "Mang" every other word. The only question is, will he be hittin on high school chicks like us too.

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someones got a soft spot in their heart for a ranger..


haha sweet man, thatd be cool if ya decided on another ranger.. and a new one at that would make a great addition to r-f.. and the MN scene
I've been told I have a soft spot in my head many time!

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I'm sure John is just beggin to get in with the scene. First he'll get the ranger, then lift it. Next thing he knows he'll be listenin to Chamillionaire with us, drinkin beer like he's not 21 yet, and saying "Mang" every other word. The only question is, will he be hittin on high school chicks like us too.

Aaron

That was Milk out the nose funny! It's funny you say that about High school Girls, My good friend Just introduced me to his new GF and she is only 17! The problem is he's my age, 24. So now everytime she calls I get to say something like, "What did they let her out of recess early?"

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^^^haha, now that was "milk out of the nose funny"!!!!
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Ok, I need help! I just got back from the dealer and I learned a few things.

First Vista Blue = darker Sonic Blue

Second the only difference between a stripped ranger and a FX4 with all the options is only $1500

Third I can no longer buy a ford Ranger. After I got my price for X-plan from the dealer I just for S&G went to the toyota Dealer down the street, and forgive me I've fallen for a Yota!

I drove a Bright Blue Toyota Taco sport and OMG I can't go back. It has more room and better handling, better gas mileage (18-22 versus 15-19) a better sound system. It also has no torsion bars and standard full skid plates whereas only a level II gets that on a ranger. Floor shifter auto was kicka$$! The Composite inner bed and bedcaps means no need for a sprayed in liner. it has a 400W 110 volt outlet in the bed and a Class IV reciever. It can tow 6500#'s. And best of all it was $1000 more than the ranger!

It is assembled in Cali and is 70% american made parts. I honestly can't go back to the ranger, as great as the Ranger is this is better. I really went in there with the attitude of "I am not going to like this" But I left with the "where has this truck been all my life?"

Who am I?

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I've sat in a newer taco before, I wasn't impressed, it wasn't roomy at all IMO, I'm more comfortable in the Ranger, but then again, im 6' 6" 265 lbs... But they are nice looking trucks...




















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Thems fightin words right there John. What are composite inner bedcaps? If they're plastic they're most likely trash waiting for rust to form underneath.

Did it have a limited slip in the back? Supercab the same as our ranger or a 4 door version?

Doesn't it have radius arms in its coil setup where the torsion bar would be? The torsion bar is a much stronger front suspension than coil or leaf, or any other type for that matter.


A 3 inch suspension lift is only 300 bucks, which is pretty sweet.
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