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New guy, thinking about buying a ranger.

Hey!

I'm Billy, I'm looking into Ford Rangers at the moment. My father owned won in the past and it was a pretty nice truck. Right now I drive a Jeep XJ, but it doesn't suit my purposes well so it's going to be turned into a family hauler.

Right now I'm just using the forum to check up on info and whatnot.


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you this is a ranger forum, so i say get the Ranger, you wont be dissappointed....so long as you get the supercab 4 door with jump seats....4.0L SOHC....4.10 gears....i think you will ENJOY...just my two cents
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what exactly are your uses? many experienced ranger owners on here to help with your decision. Let us know what models you are looking at.
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you this is a ranger forum, so i say get the Ranger, you wont be dissappointed....so long as you get the supercab 4 door with jump seats....4.0L SOHC....4.10 gears....i think you will ENJOY...just my two cents
I don't think I'll be buying anything that new, I'm looking more towards the 1993-1997(?) trucks. There's one for sale in my area that I might go look at when I get the time.

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what exactly are your uses?
Mostly just hauling trash to the dump and for hauling wood etc when we are camping. Sometimes I pick up some gravel as well, and that all gets messy in the back of a Jeep.

It's bad enough when my wife brings her little yappy dogs in it and they get hair all over.
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Here is a link to a thread i made about that truck https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...ml#post1345431
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welcome to R-F, Billy!
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Welcome to R-F. I recommend the extended cab.
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KBB.com says $1500-1800
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sounds like you should consider a utility trailer if you have somewhere to park it rather than a new vehicle
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welcome pics of the XJ?
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Welcome to the Forum, now go get a Ranger, you'll love it!!!
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KBB.com says $1500-1800
I put it throgh and got a high of 2200.
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I don't think I'll be buying anything that new, I'm looking more towards the 1993-1997(?) trucks. There's one for sale in my area that I might go look at when I get the time.


Mostly just hauling trash to the dump and for hauling wood etc when we are camping. Sometimes I pick up some gravel as well, and that all gets messy in the back of a Jeep.

It's bad enough when my wife brings her little yappy dogs in it and they get hair all over.


ok when you go for the older model, you sacrifice the 4 doors (heck i still did with my 06' supercab....) but you can still get a supercab 4wd w/ the 4.0L....i think you would be mych more satisfied even if you are just hauling trash....thats all i did with my ol' 94 2wd, and i wasnt satisfied with the 2.3 engine and lack of more room and 4.0 power....
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