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Just wanted to say hi and to say WOW!! what a site! I have owned 2 Rangers. The 1st one I bought brand spankin' new from Ford back in 1987. It was a 4x4 long bed, STX trim, standard cab with the 2.9 (oil leaker!) and 5 spd tranny. I drove the truck every day up until 2003. The '87 had 275K on the clock and still running on the original, never rebuilt engine. I sold the '87 back in 2003. 3 months later I found a 1996 4X4 king cab Ranger STX with 90K miles in a used car lot in the mountains of NC. After a test drive, I fell in love with it. This one has the 4.0L V6 and auto tranny. I went back up to the mountains the next day and bought it. I have put over 60K mile on it since then and its still going strong. I has a few problems with it right now but I will post that in another thread.

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good to see another nc guy on rf.
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Welcome to the site! We have a ton of of NC people on here, theres a huge meet in May near Raleigh, its in the Meets, Greats, Events section you should check it out.
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yea welcome...im up in mooresville if you need a hand anytime
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yea welcome...im up in mooresville if you need a hand anytime

I go to Mooresville all the time to the drag strip. I have a 1969 F100 Ranger swb with a 450hp 351W that I race there quite a bit. Mostly on Thursday test-n-tunes.





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yea i ran my subaru there a couple of times when i had it
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thats a sweet lookin truck randy
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Nice looking truck. What are your times?
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Hey, missed this one, Mooresville guy here as well. Welcome to the site also.
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Hey, missed this one, Mooresville guy here as well. Welcome to the site also.
what part of mooresville you live in?
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Nice looking truck. What are your times?

My best 1/8th mile time is 8.55 sec @ 85.25 MPH. Most of the time it runs 8.80's @ 83mph
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welcome! havent been to mooresville in a while, im gonna try to get there this season. glad to have another nc member!
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