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When did they stop offering flaresides?

I was pricing out an 07 fx4 and a LII on fordvehicles.com. I noticed there weren't any flareside options for any of the models. When was the flareside bed discontinued or am I missing something?
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level II never came with flaresides anyways...your SOL
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Well good morning =]

Yeah I knew the LII's didn't. Just surprised to see the option no longer available.
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Well good morning =]

Yeah I knew the LII's didn't. Just surprised to see the option no longer available.
yes they droped it saves them $.....

and yes lovely bloody hell morning. been at work since 6am est
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awwwwww that sux.........i like the lifted rangers with the flareside beds.....

mee too stone......good morning to the moringing crew
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The last year for the true Ranger Flareside was 2004. Ford now sells the STX with the mildly flared Mazda box but it is nothing like the Flareside.
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The last year for the true Ranger Flareside was 2004. Ford now sells the STX with the mildly flared Mazda box but it is nothing like the Flareside.
and it looks like ***! since the body lines dont line up very well!
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Yep rwenziwing is right, cause i originally wanted a flareside, but dad talked me into the styleside
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i member at the end of the 04 year when they giving the nationwide flareside discount of $500 when you bought a truck with the flareside bed.
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ya sucks they dropped it.
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dang thats gay, but ive always prefered fleetside. but some flaresides look really nice...cough zabeard
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i member at the end of the 04 year when they giving the nationwide flareside discount of $500 when you bought a truck with the flareside bed.

They had that disco in 99 when i got mine.
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i never got no 500$ back, and mines a 04
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i got my truck mad cheap.. but i dont think it was becuase of it being flareside..
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Must have been the color........lol j/k =]
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Must have been the color........lol j/k =]
probably was lol
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That's wierd I always assumed Flaresides were cheaper, around here it was always a flareside that got the extra incentives and lower prices. All of the "Lease a Ranger for $189 a month" Rangers were Flaresides. I was mad when they got a $300 rebate for flaresides when I bought my 01 and a $500 when I bought my 04. Not to mention if you do an autotrader search for used rangers in the Minneapolis area it is flooded with flaresides. I can't have a flareside as my wheeler won't fit in the bed.

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In recent years, the Ranger Flareside bed was a standalone +$500 option. Every so often, Ford would have some promotion and give you $500 off of a Flareside, effectively offsetting the cost of the option. I heard somewhere that Ford had a contract with the supplier to purchase a minimum number of Flareside beds per model year to keep the bed in production and I assume that the incentives were used to keep the Flareside sales high enough to meet the contract.
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Flaresides kick @ss!!
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