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Old 04-29-2015
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Icon5 Quick question, what's this thing?

What's this vent looking thing on my dash? Years ago when I was little in the earliy 2000's (not that long ago lol ) my dad had a 98 2wheel drive stepside Ranger and I vaguely remember in the truck was the same exact looking little itty bitty vent looking thing. I mean I haven't noticed or even felt any air coming out of it and I can't see them putting that there for "Aesthetics" but what the hell do I know...
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Never thought about it. Maybe to help vent the heat from the radio.
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Actually I have no idea what it's for, and I've had my truck for 8+ years.
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A good place to store your drugs.
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A good place to store your drugs.
x2 Good place to use for smuggling too
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Whatever it is, it's a better idea than the Explorer's tissue holder.
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Whatever it is, it's a better idea than the Explorer's tissue holder.
Don't hate on the tissue holder, its actually kinda nice to have. I know my fiancÚ appreciates it. Especially I told her that if she wanted tissues she needed to fins a pack that would fit in the slider, and she of course did within the next few days.
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I've had my truck for 11 years. No idea what it is for either.
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I had heard that in the explorer (that used the same dash) you could get auto climate control and that was where the sensor was.
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Don't hate on the tissue holder, its actually kinda nice to have. I know my fiancÚ appreciates it. Especially I told her that if she wanted tissues she needed to fins a pack that would fit in the slider, and she of course did within the next few days.
Lol the location isn't bad because it made a perfect spot to put a phone charger in, but it was definitely an "interesting" idea to say the least.
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Always wondered about that myself. What year did they stop putting them on?
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