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Old 10-10-2009
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Rangers are safe.

Today I was on shift at my fire station and at about 8:00 a.m. we get toned to a roll over.

We arrive to a late 90's Ford Ranger 4x4 flipped upside down on its roof. The guy driving had gotten out with no problems what so ever.

I am not sure of the speed of the vehicle but, it was fast enough to roll his truck off the side of the road, down an embankment about 20 yards.
The roof had no collpased much which is great. The A and B pillars were not compromised, etc... The passenger side door opened and thats how the guy got out.

Overall the truck was in decent shape for just being rolled.

The Sheriff on scene told us that he could not get the key out. I walked to the car, got inside it and pulled the key right out. The Sheriff asked how I did that and I said, I own a Ranger.... and that on alot of Fords they have a lever infront of the key that you have to press to release the key.

I was glad to be a Ranger owner today.
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I can imagine you standing there in your firemans suit with helmet on and saying "I Own A Ranger" Like your some kind of Bad A$$..


Haha I just Had to...
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I am for real, lol. I didnt say it in a cocky way, hell its a Ford Ranger... Not a powerstroke.
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Had it been an s-10...dude would be dead for sure.
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S-10 = Coka-Colas Left Over Soda Can
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RANGERS FTMFW!!!!!!!!!!
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I can imagine you standing there in your firemans suit with helmet on and saying "I Own A Ranger" Like your some kind of Bad A$$..


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lol!! he IS a badass!
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they don't build them like they use to. from what I've seen
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My wife walked away from this roll without a scratch. Needless to say she insisted on a Ranger to replace it.

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There is nothing wrong with being inexpensive, yet dependable. I wonder how perceptions would change if The Ranger sold for much more money (maybe with some frills in it to justify the price).
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I know when i hit the lady that pulled out infront of me in my 93 I hit her doing 50mph and she was going 5mph... Wasent drivable. It broke thru the chrome bumper and the frame rails went under her trailblazer

It ate the Jesus Fish Magnet on the back of her car. Its pinched into the hood

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Ranger are da bomb! Mine held up real well when I got t-boned. Kept me safe.
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my wreck LONG time ago when I was Blackranger93 -- loved that lil truck! just wasn't the same after I had it repainted, bad bodyshop.

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yes, but everyone wants to know: Jake, did you ask the driver of the ranger if he would like to be a member of R-F? or if he IS a member?
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