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Picking up a ranger today

So im heading out to pick up the new truck in a few minutes. Im really a vw guy at heart, but working at a parts store made me realize how much more reasonable it is to own a domestic car. Its an 04 black 5 speed 2.3, with 93k, and im getting a great deal on it. Ill post a few pics this afternoon.
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Awesome, have fun. Make sure to post your pics when you get back
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Where in MA do you live if u dont mind me asking? i Use to live in Raynham right next to Taunton and Bridgewater
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Im from gloucester but i go to school and work in lowell
btw truck is purchased, im heading out to hit up the insurance company and get some plates, then ill put some pics up
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hurry up!!! lol
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if your in MA you should have gotten a 4x4 Ranger. you'll hate the 2WD in the snow
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Sweet! We need pics!
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if your in MA you should have gotten a 4x4 Ranger. you'll hate the 2WD in the snow
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After the last snow we had (less than an inch), I saw a 2WD Ranger get STUCK in a parking lot.








The funny part?

The lot was already plowed!!
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Its been 11 hours. Where are the pics?
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Sorry guys
i worked all day yesterday then spent the night out of town
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Looks pretty clean you got any plans for it?
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Nice, the worlds most perfect beater.

2WD Rangers are not that bad in snow. Its all about the tires you put on. I have a set of decent blizzacks on the back of my 2.3 with a 150-200lb block of concrete over the axle. Its not a snow monster, but it does the job well enough and has never gotten me stuck. A 2WD ranger with good tires will be better in the snow than a 4X4 with average a/t tires.
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true
it came with a little bigger tires, but im planning on doin a body lift, and then some 32's...dont think i should go any bigger with an hour commute to work and a little engine....already put silverstar ultras in it cuz the stock lights sucked
also thinking about a grille and brush guard, intake eventually and possibly an exhaust
and about the snow- its been great, never driven an auto rwd in the snow but with a little clutch work i have no problem getting traction
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