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Help big decision!

should I get a 99 4x4? Or A 2004 3.0 2wd? Ranger of course
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What motor in the 99? What trans? What kind of miles are on both, and what do you want?
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its really a personal preferance. Myself after having a 4.0, im not the biggest fan of the 3.0. What one looks better to you and what one has the options you want the most. I really think you cant go wrong with either.
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99 has auto 4.0 motor 2004 has 89k 99 has 120 k its actually owned by 1 owner and kept Cleaner than the 2004
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04.... the ohv 4.0 barely has more hp than the 3.0..... and you dont have snow so you dont need 4wd other then if you offroad so choose based on that
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plus the99 is 4x4 I can switch to 2x4 to right?
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^^^Yes, you are normally in 2wd until you select 4x4....
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Are they extended cabs??
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plus the99 is 4x4 I can switch to 2x4 to right?
if you want a piece of lumber, go ahead.
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I had a similar decision to make back in March, I decided to go with the newer vehicle, rather than an older less expensive vehicle. Even though the newer cost more, actually a lot more, it proved to be the better value in the long run. A 2004 is a 2004, a 1999 is a 1999. Think about it. 4 year old vehicle vrs. a 9 year old vehicle.
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I like my 2004 3.0 2wd, yeah the 3.0 isnt the fastest thing in the world, but hey its a truck.
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99 4x4




not that i'm bias or anything
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thanks for the input guys,i decided to go with the 99 the 2004 has a ugly green color to it,and even thoe i would be to have a newer truck,i wouldnt be happy because it isnt a color a like and it has tan interior which i never really liked,i pick her up tonight.Besides the year dosnt bother me,i have a 95 that i trust to take me anywhere with 170k
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Good choice. Pics are a must
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Glad you got the 99. Its got 4x4 so that'll be alot more fun on the trails, plus fu*k getting a 3.0, i would of kept searching until i came across a 01+ 4.0
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Hey, what happend to "4wd > 2wd"?

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Don likes to be in the minotity of SoCal 4x4 owners =p
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4.0L no brainer
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sweet, just cant make it bigger than mine

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Hey, what happend to "4wd > 2wd"?

probably liking his truck as a 2wd
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Good choice. 2wd trucks are about as useful as a turd flavored lollipop.
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Good choice. 2wd trucks are about as useful as a turd flavored lollipop.
your moms about as useful as a turd flavored lollipop!
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Good choice. 2wd trucks are about as useful as a turd flavored lollipop.
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your moms about as useful as a turd flavored lollipop!

I'd have to agree with both

good choice though, i regret getting a 2wd everyday.
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I have a 2 wd, and have had no regrets. It's just a bunch more stuff to go wrong, and wait till you get the bill. That '99 has 120,000 miles on it ?? You will get repair bills.

If you didn't like the 2004 because it was green, why not look for another ?? Nobody said you HAD to buy either one.
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I have a 2 wd, and have had no regrets. It's just a bunch more stuff to go wrong, and wait till you get the bill. That '99 has 120,000 miles on it ?? You will get repair bills.

If you didn't like the 2004 because it was green, why not look for another ?? Nobody said you HAD to buy either one.
You obvously do not go offroading, hence why you could care less about 4x4. 2wd, simply put, SUCKS off the road vs 4x4, and like RJ said i regret getting a 2wd everyday

We go offroading pretty often here as a group in SoCal, and im always jealous when the 4x4 guys are able to make it up a hill i wouldnt even attempt or through a section with no problems.
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