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Might need a new Ranger...

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Old 07-10-2011
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Might need a new Ranger...

For my mom. My brother has to rebuild his truck or something, I don't really know the details. While he does that, my mom needs a vehicle to drive. She gave me a budget around $2500-$3500. We bought my truck for $2000 two years ago.

She said a Ranger would be great, and if we get one for a good deal, when we don't need it anymore, we can part it out for anything that my truck might need. So my question...

Providing we even get a Ranger, what things/parts/etc. would be considered "upgrades" for my truck, that are stock for another Ranger? Thanks
 
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Depends on the year you get....
 
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And I was hoping I wouldn't have to state a year, because we aren't set on a specific year. I've found a 93 and an 02 within our budget.

I should've said "what parts from what years would be considered an upgrade for a 96"
 
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well you have a 96 now some of the 93-97s same with the manual tcase. i love mine.

idk if there is really many "upgrades" so to speak of
 
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We just found a 99 stepside with a 5 speed for $2900. 129k miles. The listing says v6, but didn't specify 3.0L or 4.0L. Plus, has bigger tires.
 
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Really the only way you would get "upgrades" is if you got an fx4.
 
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And if we got one of those (probably not in our price range haha) I would keep it, and let my mom have my Ranger.
 
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Could have an upgraded rear axle, like a 31 spline instead of the 28 you have. Upgraded gears from 3.73's to 4.10's. Interior could be a possible upgrade depending on what you have now. Buckets vs 60/40's, full length center console, exc.
 
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