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So I really want to get rid of my ranger...

For a psd. I test drove an 04 with 6" of lift and bilstiens all the way around. Big banks turbo and 5" exhaust. Holy crap this truck was nice. Fully loaded. It hauled ***! As soon as the turbo spooled.... Damn. Took it up too 100 on the highway with no problems. My next truck will be a diesel!
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NOOOOOO. Your truck is one of my favorites!
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Oh yes I really want a fullsize to. I cant decide tho. I love my truck now.
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here's what i am doing.. gonna pay off the ranger.. by that time i will be working full time.. then keep the ranger as a toy and then i am gonna get a F-250 lol
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Keep the truck or sell it and trade me bumpers!
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Ok ok the ranger ain't goin nowhere lol. It's paid for.
Time to start saving pennys! I need one of these trucks!
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Good choice ty!
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I'm in the same boat, I'm ready to kick my ranger to the curb and get a 97 PSD crew cab 4door
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PSDs are great for the highway and road use. But the second you take them down a trail, you realize how big they are.

And for some reason...every guy with a modded PSD thinks they need to race me. Kind of annoying.
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Just do the same thing that beard dose with his ranger but use a psd instead of a f150.
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Oh if I got one it'd be a mall crawler haha
The ranger is for the trails :)
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Your crazy, I hate diesels. I hate the noise, I hate that the powerband is only down low, and I hate how low they rev. The only time you'd ever see me owning one is as a tow vehicle only. Never my DD.

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And for some reason...every guy with a modded PSD thinks they need to race me. Kind of annoying.
I know what you mean, I always see them trying to race everyone. They think their trucks are a lot faster then they really are. The whole diesel truck fad will be over soon, and I can't wait.
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Why not trade your truck for a older ranger? I could never see why you would want to turn your almost brand new truck into a trail rig.
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Your crazy, I hate diesels. I hate the noise, I hate that the powerband is only down low, and I hate how low they rev. The only time you'd ever see me owning one is as a tow vehicle only. Never my DD.



I know what you mean, I always see them trying to race everyone. They think their trucks are a lot faster then they really are. The whole diesel truck fad will be over soon, and I can't wait.
I'm the same way, I don't understand why everyone wants a diesel, 80% would never use it for what its meant to be. I guess people think its the cool thing to do or something.
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well my truck wouldnt be a trail ONLY rig lol
still daily driveable

and i would definitely use the diesel for what its meant to be used for
towing.

as soon as i move back to vegas, the re-building of my grand prix will begin. stripped down. turbo'd. beefier tranny, etc
basically, it won't be street legal
and will need to be trailered to the track.
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oh and let me add, i also drove a ram power wagon today. very solid feeling truck. electric sway disconnects and stock f/r lockers are awesome! but, the 5.7 was very lacking. it might have abit more torque, but my ranger feels way quicker.
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PSD= ?Super Duty?
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PSD= ?Super Duty?
Yah...
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Your crazy, I hate diesels. I hate the noise, I hate that the powerband is only down low, and I hate how low they rev. The only time you'd ever see me owning one is as a tow vehicle only. Never my DD.



I know what you mean, I always see them trying to race everyone. They think their trucks are a lot faster then they really are. The whole diesel truck fad will be over soon, and I can't wait.
LOL...powerband down low? Maybe in a non-turboed PS, but thats what the turbo is for. Once that turbo kicks up high, you will be pleasantly surprised.

Some diesel trucks are damn fast....especially when tuned right. I've been in a few that would demolish a pretty much stock Mustang GT. There are all kinds of people in vehicles out there who think they are faster then they really are...its not just the diesel drivers. I blame it on the stupid people driving, not the truck.

I love diesels...and I wish I could afford one. One day I will be able too, and I will buy it and mod the hell out of it. Chances are I will tow with it, I will drive it daily, and I will race people...and I will love every damn second of it.
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Yeah this thing definitely had the ***** to back up the bark. I would say it could pull a stock gt. I walk those all day every day in my grand prix. And this truck felt damn near as fast as my grand prix.
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Thats what I'm looking at... I want 4 door but that wouldnt be too bad
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There is really nothing to complain about on a diesel except a little noise. But that doesn't bug me. What bugs me is my father in law gets the SAME highway MPG as i do on the highway with his Cummin's. . . . TOWING 10,000LBS
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So whats the "P" mean in PSD???
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what the hell is a PSD???
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powerstroke diesel (ford's diesel)
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