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What the heck?

I dont understand some of the younger people on here? How in the heck can they afford brand new ranger's with lifts and big *** tires!? I got an awsome job with pay coming out the *** but yet i have a 1996? Wish I was in there shoes!?
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I live at home right now. I don't have any bills either, but i'll be movin out in a couple of months, maybe a year or so. I only make like 12g a year.
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Sell your truck, use that money to put a down payment on a new one.

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dude never envy other people just be happy with what you got i used to think that but hell then i thought about it I have more $ to do the stuff i want to do instead of making a car payment LOL
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Hardwork, Savings, and having priorities in the right place.
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I wish I had an awsome job with pay coming out my *** then I would own the car I really want!
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yea.. i worked my *** off for a year or so, and then my parents suprised me with it actually they paid for the first 3 payments and then it was up to me... if i woulda chose my truck obviously i would not have got the 3.0 :(

but yea im liv'n at home till im done with college next year, that helps having money for truck stuff
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yeah i love my truck!? but shoot!! I make bout 38 a year for an 19 year old!! I mean thats more than your average 19 year old!!? But i agree w you zach i do like doing to stuff to my truck!
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^**** you make about 9k more a year then i do, and im only 21, and im renting a house and own 3 vechicles, 2001 and 99 ranger, and a 99 contour




you just have to look at where you spend your money, with my vechicles paid off, i spent my extra cash working on them
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I'm living at home and paying for college. I still work 40 hours a week, so thats how i pay for mine. The parents bought me my first vehicle (93 Ranger), and I drove that for 3 years. Then when I graduated I saw the money I was making and bought something newer. I still have yet to sell my old, which I will put it all towards the loan.

Living at home and only having to pay for Ins. and the Truck payment helps ALOT.
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i agree, i pas on alot of other activities to do stuff to my truck, its all priorities not how much you make.
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^^ yup, managing yer money is key..


the money is and has always been there.. just think about where yer spending it and what yer spending it on.. then think about what you should be doing with it
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i would have gotten another nice ranger or something. But im going to DeVry, and its costing ALOT.. so i have a 87 thats in my name and paid off the day i got it...lol
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hmm work my *** off my first 4 years of college got a high paying internship paid double payments for a year now i'm back at school without a car payment till i graduate
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Well 1st off.........Im going to say im a good kid i get good grades, and i HAVE NEVER had a negative attitude towards my parents...I alaways stayed home friday or saturday night and helped them with things that needed to get done around the house (ext- yard work, ect) instead of going out with friends. And it is kind of a family tradition for the parents/grandparents to buy the 1st vehicle for their kids in my family. So when i turned 16, for my birthday AND senior graduation gift they bought me my 01......So come june when i graduate, my truck is my gift, i get nothing from them (besides an open house), and thats what we agreed upon when i got it.

Now every modification done to my truck I personally have paid for with the money i have earned from working on my own.....


My Truck and Hockey are my 2 priorities that i spend most of my $$ on......
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man that must be nice!? Im the same exact way you are but i got mmmmmmm 500 bucks. it helped alot tho but never a new truck, not even used! lol my dad always said I gotta do things my way instead of my parents that way when i move out (already am) into the real world i wont need a bottle to suck on and someone to baby me around. I can say it worked! but a truck still could of been nice!!! lol git r done
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I'm spoiled like a B!tch...

but i don't need lift and big tires....
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yeah my dream ever since i was little was a ford ranger w a great sound system, big lift and tires, overall beast!! im getting there slowly! o well "I WILL GET THERE THO"!
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just be happy u have a 96 when it comes around to lifting that truck.
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Yeah i do got the 4.0. lol i am very happy with my truck so far tho!
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Hardwork, Savings, and having priorities in the right place.
Precisely. I saved since 3rd grade for my vehicle when i turned 16 and worked from the day I turned 16 til about 10 hours before i left for college and paid for everything on my truck. Truck itself, lift, tires, all the other mods, gas, and insurance. I just learned to stretch every dollar I've ever had. And it's served me well so far
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Well i had my priorities straight always put most of my money aside. So when i turned 18 i could get the truck i always dreemed of since i was a kid. An older body style f-150. I turned 16 and bought a 88 f-150 right away only 96k on it babied by the original owner who was a 80 year old guy that i bought it from. No rust a few paint chips/dents around the bed brand new cover. And best if all a 5.0. got a body lift and 35s had it for a little over a year and was really starting to get what i wanted it to be then i hit black ice on the last snowfall of last year and totaled it. took out a 3ft x 5ft concrete thing at the end of some guys driveway on my way to school. And i ended up 4k in dept to buy the ranger.
Morall of me rambling on... I got screwed.
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damn!!! def not good at all!! That sucks!
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I am a lil spoiled too. I am a good kid and delt with a piece of crap truck to start out with and when I moved to Erie for school my dad hooked me up with a newer used truck. But like Mark I am always there when my dad needs something. Everything that get done to it is on me tho. Shane your truck looks really good tho. It doesn't have to be newer to be better.
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Yeah I am 22 and I just got a new 2006, but I am not married (yet) and my rent is low, I have a state job and I pretty much have a truck and keep everything else to a min. Get the toys, then the family...
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