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Greetings from the far south

Hi Guys,
I allways wondered if the south american models (i am living in Montevideo, Uruguay) are exactly like the US ones, currently i am on my 2nd ranger and quite happy with it!

Previous ranger: 2000 2WD XLT 2.5L Diesel Maxion EuroII engine
current one: 2007 2WD XLT 2.8 MWM Diesel Powerstroke engine

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Mauro

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Welcome! I wish we had diesel engines.
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wow! a 2.8L powerstroke diesel... sigh... lol... thats the envy of pretty much all us ranger owners
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Welcome neighbor to the far south. Sweet . A power stroke in your ranger. That is awesome.
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2.8L Diesel Powerstroke

Some pics ...
there are no diesel engines available on Rangers in the US????



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i hope you have an idea, on how JEALOUS each of us are, that you have a powerstroke in your ranger. that thing looks sweet!
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Steven,
mind to explain me your jealousy? no diesel engines available AT ALL in the US on Rangers? in fact. we don't have any gas engines available on the whole region (i am counting 3 countries here) JUST diesel ones
Newest model around here is a 3.0 TGV Powerstroke Diesel, for the record TGV is Variable Geometry Turbo ...

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That is awesome. I bet it's nasty!!!!
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Hi Matt,
It certainly handles speed and load quite well, it's an amazingly powerful engine at relatively lower RPMs (i do 86 MPH at 2000 RPM)
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femur, we have no deisels in any Ranger models in the U.S. we have the 2.5, the 3.0, and the 4.0. or a 5.0 if you feel like chugging gas everyday :) but to answer your question, NO! we dont. and we wish we did!
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Oh well, Diesel engines are certainly sweet on Rangers!!!!
Mine is doing 22 MPG so i guess it aint bad compared to gas engines
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Welcome, the 80s where the last time a US Ranger had a Diesel.

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Eh I have no need for a diesel engine in my truck. Welcome to the site though!
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welcome...wanna trade me motors lol
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ROFL looks like my humble powerstroke is quite coveted!!!
i can mail a few if you guys want ... :P

Cole: the engine in your picture, is it a 2.5L? any details you can provide? looks different of what we have around here
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Howdy. Welcome to the site. I want your engine, well actually the whole truck. Do you have any pictures of the trucks exterior?
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Hi Mike,
Here are a couple of pictures of my older truck, 2.5L diesel engine 2000 Ranger doing some work, a friend of mine is driving while i oversee the whole unloading operation (i work with dairy farm equipment)




later will post the newer truck pics
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The pics remind of the Sport-Tracs.
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