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I wish somebody would steal my tail lights. It would give me an excuse to not give a ****.
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The bad side of me says steal them. But the good side keeps me from doing it.




Gotten pop the hood for corners.

its not that hard to open the doors on Rangers and pop the hood latch
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^^ well do you think people lock there trucks or not. If the doors were open screw the corners I would go for the seats.
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i thought about that when i first bought my truck
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LOL speaking of the tailgates. quite a few of my buddies had rangers in high school, one day we come out from class, and tons of trucks, including theirs, had their tailgates taken off, and set in the beds of other trucks hahaha

pretty funny
i was thankful to have a car at the time
there was guys walking all over the parking lot trying to find their tailgates lmao
Thats pretty funny
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I know of an o'reilys that's out in the middle of no where and the parking lot is on the other side of the building from the street. Its surrounded by woods. Ive been contemplating swapping out the tails. They would probably never even notice. Give me a drill and I can have it done in 2 minutes.
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I just keep my "un-cool fiberglass" Tonneu locked...
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See a lot of pickups parked backside right up against a wall - precisely because it's so easy to undo the tailgate/rear lights/tailgate cables, etc.

Pretty sad to think, though, that a Ranger owner would stoop so low as to do something like that to another Ranger owner - that's the optimistic outlook; sad fact is that human nature can sink pretty low.
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Get trunk monkey's.
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Pretty sad to think, though, that a Ranger owner would stoop so low as to do something like that to another Ranger owner - that's the optimistic outlook; sad fact is that human nature can sink pretty low.
thats what my post was about.. sad to do it to another ranger owner lol.

but if its a fleet truck at an auto parts store i doubt they love them like we love ours.. so would it really be a harmful thing to do?
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thats what my post was about.. sad to do it to another ranger owner lol.

but if its a fleet truck at an auto parts store i doubt they love them like we love ours.. so would it really be a harmful thing to do?
yes it would, its theft
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what if i were not stealing them but trading for mine
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your on your own on that one
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nothings illegal till you get caught... cough cough lol
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well, thats whats great about my 16 y/o truck. never locked, never bothered. my radio is almost as anti-theft as a 8-track. (factory cassette deck am/fm) the most valuable thing thats easily removed is the receiver drawbar & ball. i do have a lock on that though. and a locking gas cap. (put that on when fuel got to be 4 bucks, you can steal the whole truck, but you aint getting the fuel out through the fill)
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well, thats whats great about my 16 y/o truck. never locked, never bothered. my radio is almost as anti-theft as a 8-track. (factory cassette deck am/fm) the most valuable thing thats easily removed is the receiver drawbar & ball. i do have a lock on that though. and a locking gas cap. (put that on when fuel got to be 4 bucks, you can steal the whole truck, but you aint getting the fuel out through the fill)
no **** .. that was the first mod i did to my truck lol .. gas hit 4.30+ plus here right around the time i started driving
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what if i were not stealing them but trading for mine
Go in and ask the manager and trade for $20, he may say yes cause he won't care and pocket the 20.
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no **** .. that was the first mod i did to my truck lol .. gas hit 4.30+ plus here right around the time i started driving
Locking gas caps are great - pretty well needed when gas gets up that high in price.

When gas hit a buck something a litre (equivalent to your $4.30 a gallon or so) last year, the news up here reported that there were about half a dozen admittances to the emergency ward of hospitals - some dopes were siphoning/stealing gas out of cars, and in the process managed to inhale the fumes/swallow some gas and get sick.

Definitely not worth whatever "savings" they thought they would get from "free" gas.

Nothing worse than thieves and vandals - good to see some of them get some payback, even if it's through their own stupidity.
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THankz for the link... kinda sucks price-wise.
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^^ well do you think people lock there trucks or not. If the doors were open screw the corners I would go for the seats.
i was talking about popping the lock open
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Locking gas caps are great - pretty well needed when gas gets up that high in price.

When gas hit a buck something a litre (equivalent to your $4.30 a gallon or so) last year, the news up here reported that there were about half a dozen admittances to the emergency ward of hospitals - some dopes were siphoning/stealing gas out of cars, and in the process managed to inhale the fumes/swallow some gas and get sick.

Definitely not worth whatever "savings" they thought they would get from "free" gas.

Nothing worse than thieves and vandals - good to see some of them get some payback, even if it's through their own stupidity.


happened to me and my dad....once

we caught on to who it was after asking around and decided to solve it our way.....

bought a cheap 4 gallon gas can, filled it with bleach and mixed it with maybe 1/2 a gallon of gas to cover the smell. (well worth the $2)
we left it in the back of one of his work trucks overnight.....
the next morning it was gone

later that afternoon we saw the 2 ****** (who everyone we talked to said it was) pushing their precious ghetto mobile down the street WITH OUR EMPTY GAS CAN IN THE BACK SEAT.....apparently it had started to knock and eventually seized up
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ive thought about having a "hidden" fuel cell, and leave the stock tank alone, but filled with water, diesel or some other fluid not useable by a gas engine.
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happened to me and my dad....once

we caught on to who it was after asking around and decided to solve it our way.....

bought a cheap 4 gallon gas can, filled it with bleach and mixed it with maybe 1/2 a gallon of gas to cover the smell. (well worth the $2)
we left it in the back of one of his work trucks overnight.....
the next morning it was gone

later that afternoon we saw the 2 ****** (who everyone we talked to said it was) pushing their precious ghetto mobile down the street WITH OUR EMPTY GAS CAN IN THE BACK SEAT.....apparently it had started to knock and eventually seized up

THAT is awesome!!! lmao
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I know first hand at how easy it is to break into a Ranger....
Luckily enough though those mother ****ers are in jail now.
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happened to me and my dad....once

we caught on to who it was after asking around and decided to solve it our way.....

bought a cheap 4 gallon gas can, filled it with bleach and mixed it with maybe 1/2 a gallon of gas to cover the smell. (well worth the $2)
we left it in the back of one of his work trucks overnight.....
the next morning it was gone

later that afternoon we saw the 2 ****** (who everyone we talked to said it was) pushing their precious ghetto mobile down the street WITH OUR EMPTY GAS CAN IN THE BACK SEAT.....apparently it had started to knock and eventually seized up
I literally lol'd. Great story.
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