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Just bought a ranger as my first car

Hi everyone, I am 18 years old and I just bought a 2000 Ranger XL 2dr supercab 5sp as my first official car. As you can see she is 100% stock but thats all about to change. Here are come pics (the blocks in the back are for weight cause its only 2wd)





















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I've also added some black floor mats since I took these pictures and I should be receiving my stereo install kit and wiring harness today. I am also going to order some racing style seat covers but I can't decide if I want black/blue or black/red. Any Suggestions?

BTW:My aftermarket stereo has blue lights and my stock interior lights are green.
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well that instrument panel needs to change to the one that includes a tach, so when you change that do the green lights as well!
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Nice choice. These trucks make good first vehicles. Nice one!
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Looks good man! Nice choice on the stick! Give her a good cleaning and she will look like a new truck in no time!
btw You can prolly change the color of the radio if you dig around in the settings enough. Mine can go from blue to green.
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Nice looking truck. Welcome to R-F!
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well that instrument panel needs to change to the one that includes a tach, so when you change that do the green lights as well!
I ordered a digital one online that has blue lights so i may change the instrument panel and temp controls to blue and go with the black/blue seat covers.

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btw You can prolly change the color of the radio if you dig around in the settings enough. Mine can go from blue to green.
I dont think mine can do that or at least I have not found the setting in the year i have had it. I prefer the color blue anyway so changing the parts over may not be a bad choice and that will give me a definate decision for blue seat covers to match.


Just to get everything to match well I may change the carpet to black and the headliner and maybe do the dash paint mod but we will see about those because they seem very involved
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Hi tpatten, enjoy your stay :)
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Nice truck man, u have over 50,000 less miles than my 03
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Welcome. Any big plans for the ranger?
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Really clean. I like it. How much did you pick it up for?
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Nice truck. Very clean. but i think you need some seat covers.
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Welcome. Looks like a nice solid truck!
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Welcome to the site!

(those are HUGE pictures lol)
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Welcome! Nice looking Ranger. You'll love it.
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Welcome. Any big plans for the ranger?
I am going to put 2 12" subs in the back and my plan is to have seats built into the sub boxes so i can still have up to 5 people in the truck.

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Really clean. I like it. How much did you pick it up for?
$2900 with 5 new tires.

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(those are HUGE pictures lol)
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Welcome to RF. Nice pics man. Keep the pics coming. Around here we love looking at pictures.
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Nice looking truck, i bought my Ranger at 17 as my first real vehicle as well.
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