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Old 01-15-2008
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whats goin on everyone, opinions please!

what up, long time no talk... well im selling my f-150 and lookin to get a ranger again. i wanted everyones opinions... i definitely want a 5-speed, and cant decide if i should stick it out and wait till i find a 4.0(which i had in my last ranger and loved) or settle for a 3.0. also idk if i should get a single cab or extra cab. i really miss my ranger tho lol it's been a year and a half since i got rid of it, and i want another one.
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Listen carefully... get the 4.0 5speed.

LOL, if you get anything else you will regret it.
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more than likely i will, i miss my old 4.0, it was pretty fast, and i imagine with a standard it can be faster
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Yeah the not to shabby. What year are you looking at?

I would get extended cab so you can carry at least some stuff in it.
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Extended Cab 4.0 5spd
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Extended Cab 4.0
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3.0!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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4.0 extended cab FTW! ;-) I love it when peoel have the ol' ranger twang they want back again =)
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If your staying on the street get 4.0L auto, 4.10 L/S ext cab 4 dr. 2 wd.

While the're shifting your going. Buy a tuner and work the engine and tranny over to suit you.

If you really just like to shift gears then get the manual tranny.
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Extra cab. More stable in turns and the room is nice for a subwoofer or whatever.
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thanks for the input, ill probly hunt down a ex. cab, 4.0, 5 speed manual. im looking at 2001 + year models, i dont like the 4.0 before 2001.
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Be nice if you could find an FX4 Level 2 you could afford with the manual t-case and all. They're quite nice.
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4.0
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Its the only way!
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Ext. cab 4.0 5speed.
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extended cab


so nice, except i have soooo much random crap in my truck right now :/
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why in the world are you downgrading? I had a ranger and loved it, but after having the F150 XLT 4x4 ext cab I would never trade it for a ranger, although I would probably take a ranger over any other full size truck out there. And I dont notice a much differance in gas milage. Went from 16 down to 15 but have double the truck. But if you go back to a ranger deffinantly get the extended cab 4.0 and 4x4. Transmission be your preferance
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4.0 5spd Xcab, love mine. Do a lot of fishing? Get the auto, flat country get the 5spd, hills or mountains do the auto. Depends upon where you live as to what you like best. Boatramps with a stick sux. Ditto coming from a start going uphill from a light. Flatland driving the stick gives better mpg once you learn the tricks, and is more fun to drive. I live in hilly country and fish and own a stk, so I'm not comparing apples to oranges. Where I'm at an auto would be better suited for me. Something to think about.
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wait for what you want. if you rush in and buy one. then you will not be as happy.
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wait for what you want. if you rush in and buy one. then you will not be as happy.
i jumped at the first thing i could get last time and i hated after a year

this time after i decided i wanted a ranger i looked at and drove almost 20 different ones, it takes alot of time and running but its time well spent
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keep the fiddy, why go back to fish sticks when you have caviar
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because i dont like caviar lol, but really the 150 gotta go, gas milage sucks, insurance is just wayyy too expensive, and i really want a ranger again. and i have a corolla for a commuter vehicle, so i wont be out of a vehicle while looking for another truck...
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