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Ranger vs Ram

there is this big open field by my house, and last night we got 2 feet of snow, yes two feet.
So in the morning i was in my Ram, and i went to drive through this place, and in 4x4 i could not get through, so i backed out and gave up.
Then later that day i was in my Ranger, and decided to try it, so i put her in 4x4, and i just went right through, barely hitting the gas, but giving enough so the snow didn't stop me.

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Gotta love the rangers. they will do "miracles"....lol
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point?
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exactly, there's no point to the original post.
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exactly, there's no point to the original post.
At least he had a decent story. Unlike IndianScout's endless "pIcTuReS oF mEh MuDDen!1!1!11" and he has 2 pics of him in a field on a hill. This one at least sounded like fun.
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exactly, there's no point to the original post.
Actually there was and its plain as day what it is.


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At least he had a decent story. Unlike IndianScout's endless "pIcTuReS oF mEh MuDDen!1!1!11" and he has 2 pics of him in a field on a hill. This one at least sounded like fun.
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exactly, there's no point to the original post.
There was, but it was more of a story. lol
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i doubt you went through the same part of the field with both trucks seeing as the ram would obviously sit higher and have more power to push through
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i doubt you went through the same part of the field with both trucks seeing as the ram would obviously sit higher and have more power to push through
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I don't believe for a second that his Ranger snow wheeled where the Ram couldn't
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Are you guys serious? The big rams get stuck lots of places that a Ranger can go. They weight WAY too much... Ram 1500 4x4 weighs 5,248lbs with 7.7" ground clearance and a Ram 2500 4x4 weighs 6450lbs with 7.7" ground clearance. The b4000 is 3,662 with 7.9" clearance.

Sure they have more power but if the Ranger has enough to spin the tires more power isn't going to help but 1600 or 2800 less lbs sure does :)

My buddy has a ram2500 diesel and he could tow a house with it but it sucks off roading... 6400lbs sure does sink fast :(
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I don't believe for a second that his Ranger snow wheeled where the Ram couldn't
Oh so i'm guessing you were there watching it happen.....don't act like you know when you weren't even there. Maybe it didn't, but you don't know that.

Ranger's don't weigh anything, that's why they are such good off roading vehicles. I'v seen rangers go places full size trucks wouldn't even dream off going. Snow or Mud. They drift and have better floatation, and they don't sink like full size trucks do. I believe you man, good story, that kind of stuff happens all the time between full sizes and quarter tons.
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it depends on the tires for sure
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Maybe it's just the offroading experiences I've had with my buddies, I see the smaller trucks stuck more than full size.

But I guess it does vary situation to situation.

None of us were there to actually verify every single variable, all we have to go by is his word
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That's what I'm saying, I'm not saying it's completely true. But I'm going with what he said cause I don't see why he would just lie. Plus it makes sense.

Iv done a lot of offraoding and been around it my whole life. Smaller trucks tend to whip bigger trucks *** when it comes to things like this. Not all the time. But most
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Off road stories = Fishing stories. All things might not be factual but it makes one hell of a story

That said. Full size trucks do sink way faster than a small size truck like a Ranger. Also long wheel bases make them like limos on a trail

Ranger > Full Size Most of the time anyway
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Off road stories = Fishing stories. All things might not be factual but it makes one hell of a story

That said. Full size trucks do sink way faster than a small size truck like a Ranger. Also long wheel bases make them like limos on a trail

Ranger > Full Size Most of the time anyway
Exactly why quarter tons(Rangers) make for better off-roading vehicles
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If someone offered me a 05 F150 FX4 Manual that was Twin Sticked or a stock 03 Ranger FX4 Level II Twin Stick I think I would take the Ranger.

Those fiddys are just so damn bulky.
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i still feel that a ram should be able to go much further through the snow. if both trucks are stock (dont know specs) then i would say for sure the ram would go further based on power and tire size
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If someone offered me a 05 F150 FX4 Manual that was Twin Sticked or a stock 03 Ranger FX4 Level II Twin Stick I think I would take the Ranger.

Those fiddys are just so damn bulky.
they both have their advantages. But there is a reason I sold mine for my fx4

and for the record, my old ranger was far better in the snow than my f150.
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Dodge rams are popping up everywhere around me.. WTF are the giving them away or what?
eveyone seems really cocky about having one too I don't get it. Ever since Fiat took over it seems like everyone believes they are gods gift to the world. I don't get it.
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. Ever since Fiat took over it seems like everyone believes they are gods gift to the world. I don't get it.
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