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Its official! I kept the Ranger a Year!

As of 9/19/08 I have owned my Ranger for one full year... I know some of you are like, SO WHAT.... well ive owned over 15 vehicles in 10 years and have never kept one this long... well im proud of myself and very happy with my Ranger... It has been an awsome truck and i have no plans to get rid of it... I hope to get more mods soon. but most of my money is getting saved to get a mustang to accompany my ranger in the garage... woohoo! Oh and im 25 years old as of tomorrow.... ouch 1/4 of a damn century...

Doesnt look too bad for a 7 year old truck huh? (sold new in oct. 2001, its a 2002)

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wow 15 vehicles in 10 years thats crazy! your truck looks really clean for being 7 years old its cleaner than mine and its a 04
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your truck is tooooo clean, like brand new..

Im going to have to drive to arrrkansas and fix that.. brb..
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Mine doesnt go mudding... it goes rock crawling, river crossing and drive me to work. Im very carefull with it.... we are having a big party and hopefully i will get to do a burnout with it. i want new tires, lol

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That is a beautiful truck.... where in AR are you??
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fx2.3- Ill be think about ya when im in Jamaica in February! HAHA Do you want some centerfold pics of Jamaica's finest?!?!?
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Im in northwest arkansas
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Im in northwest arkansas
Sweetness... my ex is outside of Springdale... I'll be in Kansas City next month. I've never been down there.
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umm, congratulations on keeping the truck?

anyway, i thought you already had a mustang.
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fx2.3- Ill be think about ya when im in Jamaica in February! HAHA Do you want some centerfold pics of Jamaica's finest?!?!?


try the tea there!

I've never been but I hear it is a nasty place.. but the legal stuff there!
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beefy tires, ditch the mud flaps.
maybe the step bars and bed rails also?

Nice truck, I would love to have one of the original fx4's.
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my truck is an 04 and I keep is looking brand new also, people are always saying "oh you got a new truck huh?"

looks nice.. if you have a thing for mustangs I would suggest an older one (1960s) - The newer ones are very disappointing. There are so many faster cars out there, but I love older 60's muscle cars.
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two different mustang deals fell through recently and i just have decided to pay cash for a cheap one. As for changing the stock form 2002 fx4- i can't!!!!! It has a charm in stock form that i just cant alter! Its becoming more and more rare and i dont want chips in the paint from removing all the parts that protect it.

My dad has a 2004 cobra, i had a 2001 cobra bought and then come to find out the title was stolen... So im buying a fox body and making a drag car out of it. i dont like writing 16k dollar checks for stolen cars, luckily the dealer didnt know and gave me my money back... the cobra is the states now.


fx2.3-actaully jamaica is freaking beautiful, people are awesome, there ganja is beyond top shelf and they have 3 buffets that run all day at the hotel beautiful ocean. just the best place on earth IMO

jp7- ever raced a 03-04 cobra? trust me, they are NOT a disappointment. My dad's is stock with DR's running 12.0 flat. With bolt ons it will be a 10 second car EASY! My 2007 Stang GT ran a 12.83 with bolt ons and gears with an auto! You have an evo, im suuuuuuper jealous!
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nice, i just hit 3 years on the 15th
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As for changing the stock form 2002 fx4- i can't!!!!! It has a charm in stock form that i just cant alter!
its not in stock form it has crappy Uniroyals on it... stock would be BFG's...

needs some 32x11.5x15 BFG's i vote....
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I hit a year about 2 weeks ago... Still lovin' it...

I really like the new style cobras... they have a huge presence
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Wow, I hope my Ranger never looks that good,,, then I'd be scared to use (abuse) it the way I do. Looks amazing though.
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wait... 15 vehicles in 10 years.? and you just turned 25? so you were driving at 14?
lets be truthful here.
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great looking truck
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wait... 15 vehicles in 10 years.? and you just turned 25? so you were driving at 14?
lets be truthful here.
i bought my first car when i was 14 my 1929 Model A ford still have it...

i got my second when i was 15 my 1986 f-150...

whats the problem owning vehicles before you can drive

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i bought the liberators because i have plans of lifting it one day and putting 33x12.50's on it, so why waste my money on expensive tires that will only be on the truck a year or two. I had my first truck at 15,
heres the list:
1. 1994 Nissan xe pickup 2wd
2. 2001 Nissan Frontier Supercharged 4x4
3. 1999 Chevrolet S-10 2wd
4. 2000 Jeep Cherokee sport 4x4
5. 2003 Ford Ranger edge tremor
6. 2003 Chevrolet Silverado Z71
7. 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier Sport
8. 1986 Dodge Ram50 4x4
9. 2002 Chevrolet S-10 ZR5 4x4 (4-door)
10. 1995 Ford Bronco Eddie Bauer 4x4
11. 1997 Jeep Cherokee Classic
12. 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 2wd hemi
13. 2006 Toyota Tacoma TRD Sport 2wd 6-speed
14. 2004 Chevrolet Colorado ZQ8
15. 2002 Ford Ranger FX4

Cars that the wife has had:
1. 1996 Toyota Corolla
2. 2003 Ford Mustang Convertible
3. 1999 Saturn SC2
4. 2003 Volkswagon Bettle
5. 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier Sport
6. 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt SS Sedan
7. 2007 Ford Mustang GT
8. 2008 Honda Element SC
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that thing is CLEAN! i dont blame ya for holding on to it.

it needs some meaty tires tho
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Congrats, dude.

I've had my Ranger for 1 year, 8 months and 16 days now, and hope I keep it forever.

I've had 6 vehicles in 4 years, so I'm not too far behind, LOL!
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you said you had a mustang gt but its not on your list of cars?
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what do you use to shine those tires they look like a mirror? that is one clean truck. congrats on keeping your ranger for one year hope you keep it longer.
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