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I need opinions please!:)

I am thinking about buying a ranger. I just wanna lift it a little and have some good performance in it. Is there any certain year or model i should buy? :)
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what kind of lift where you looking to put on...any year is pretty good...if your looking for a little performance get the 4.0 v6...id avoid the 01-02 ranger 4.0 they have timing chain tensioner problems
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Umm, Idk. Im open to suggestions. Haha. I dont know to much about lifts and stuff, i have always been into Honda's. But a truck sounds nice for a change. Can i get a 99/98 with a 4.0 V6?
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yes you can get the 4.0 from 93-current...the only change was moving from pushrod to overhead cam in 01...there really isnt a lot of suspension lift options out there anymore and theyre pretty expensive...IMO a body lift is the way to go
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Okay cool:) Yeah i am probably gonna end up doing a body lift to fit my budget in the beginning. How would 32's fit on that you think?
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they will fit...you can get 33s on easily with a BL
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Sweet! Thanks for the help. I appreciate it very much.
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no problem...you have a truck in mind or you still looking
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Still looking, not gonna buy one until late december early january though.
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if you look hard enough you can find one with real low mileage...i bought my 03 in feb of 09 and it only had 30,000 miles on it
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Oh wow. I am defiantly gonna take my time and make sure i get the right truck and dont screw up and get some p.o.s.
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i hope your gonna get a 4wd one lol
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Oh yes. lol. no 2wd for me. thats what cars are for. haha
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yea i will prolly never own another car as my DD lol
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Lol. yeah. especially where i live 4WD's are needed very often.
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so i see your a fan of hondas...sorry to hear that lol
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so i see your a fan of hondas...sorry to hear that lol
lol, this is like a public PM convo
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nothing wrong with hondas.

hyundai or kia then i hear ya. people say they are better... but i am not even close to giving them a shot yet lol
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id avoid the 01-02 ranger 4.0 they have timing chain tensioner problems
With mine approaching 150,000 miles and plenty of towing and hauling being done, I'd tend to disagree with this statement.

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With mine approaching 150,000 miles and plenty of towing and hauling being done, I'd tend to disagree with this statement.

It's a hit and miss deal. My dads 02 starting having it at 72,000 miles.
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What is your budget?
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Ford Ranger Extended Cab 4WD LOW PRICE Great shape - $2800 (merced)
Date: 2010-09-25, 1:57PM PDT
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This is absolutely one of the cleanest Fords you will find on the market
It is well equipped with 4 wheel drive, Automatic, power windows and locks, tilt, cruise, CD, etc.
It also has a mild tint to the windows to keep the sun at bay.
This truck does not look 6 years old.

* Location: merced





2000 Ford Ranger XLT Supercab - $6200 (Chico Area)
Date: 2010-10-18, 1:00PM PDT
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2000 Ford Ranger XLT Supercab
109,000 Mileage
V6 Flex Fuel, 3.0 Liter Engine
ABS 4-Wheel
Off-Road Package

Power Steering, Tilt wheel, Dual Airbag, AC, Single CD, Sliding Rear Window, Bed Liner, Towing Package
Includes Weather Guard welded tool box.

Asking Price: $6,200, OBO, KBB.com listed as $6,600.
Contact Andrew @ 530-892-8819

* Location: Chico Area





2000 Ford Ranger XLT 4x4 LOW MILES - $6500 (Roseburg, Or)
Date: 2010-10-03, 12:10PM PDT
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2000 Ford Ranger XLT 4x4 with only 75,000 miles! It has 4.0 V6 and new tires with about 5000 miles on them. Oil gets changed every 3000 miles. Truck is in good shape and has no known mechanical issues. The only reason I am selling it is because I am moving and will no longer need a pickup. Everything works in this truck and it is reliable and in good shape. Posting for less Kelly Blue Book "Good Condition." If you have any questions or want to see it call me. My name is Justin, 541-784-8662.

Thanks,
Justin
------If I don't answer leave a message, I am probably at work and will call you back shortly.

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2001 Ford Ranger 4x4 - $5000 (Wonder Valley)
Date: 2010-09-21, 12:11PM PDT
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2001Ford Ranger 4x4:
3.0 ltr. V-6 automatic trans with push button 4 hi and 4 lo
4 door
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custom matching camper shell
touch screen stereo system with dvd
intergrated alarm system

Call JAMES 559-307-8345

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Duuude, I wonder how many miles are on that 04.

Even with 150,000 miles $2800 is SOOOO low.
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Thanks for the posts :) And yeah that is really low. And Hondas are very reliable and great cars... As someone else said, Kia's are just unreliable slow p.o.s. haha
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