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Possible idea... Mud truck or Ranger Upgrades

I am considering buying one of these mud trucks and keeping my ranger, or just throwing the money into my ranger...

Which is a better idea?
http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/cto/1147058620.html
http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/cto/1133834588.html
http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/cto/1123702216.html
http://minneapolis.craigslist.org/cto/1121019257.html
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Get the Ford, best looking combo of the bunch.
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Get the Ford, best looking combo of the bunch.
Agreed and I called the guy and he said he is replacing the manual fuel pump this week. I like it a lot.
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Dodge would be second in my book, in case that falls through.
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that f150 is good lookin
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anything but the dodge. chevy, parts are everywhere....ford, its a ford, duh. toyota, good find. good little mini truck and will do anything...

i say the ford cuz im partial and it looks badass. but go with whichever looks cleanest and with little rust
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anything but the dodge. chevy, parts are everywhere....ford, its a ford, duh. toyota, good find. good little mini truck and will do anything...

i say the ford cuz im partial and it looks badass. but go with whichever looks cleanest and with little rust
agree with everything you just said. I think the f150 has the least rust, most of the rust is over the left rear tire. Dont mind it though.
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Ford...period!!!
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1. Ford
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Go with the Ford
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I'd just buy all 4!
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get the ford it looks sicks
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If I could by them all I would by one worth like 5 grand.
Ford it is. I am checking her out this weekend. Thanks for the support, although my wallet disagrees, I agree!
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go ford! what kinda question is that.. it also loooks so supperior than the rest. if not go dodge
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if its strickly a mud truck id go with the chevy. it already has 3/4 ton axle and parts are EVERYWHERE. the ford is nice but its a 1/2 ton. i can tell about the dodge but parts arent as easy to find. and the toy, i wouldnt use it for a mud truck, but a trail pig it would be #1.
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The dodge is a power wagon, so it's 3/4 axles. And parts aren't that hard to find.
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i'd for sure go with the toyota you can hever go wrong with a straight axle and if its got 115k is gonna last atleast another 100000 with no transmission problems and if anything went itd be cheap and easy to fix because theres nothing to em. just an opinion but id either mod the ranger or stick with the toyota. lol
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Yotas have major frame issues, been there done that.....Id be afraid the ford is to big....Atleast to wheel, A small truck is a better bet for trails. Why not find a lifted ranger?, for a cleaner Yota, or Nissan, Just watch the frames.

EDIT....The dodge will be very under powered with a 318. Thats a 5.2l, no ***** under the hood. Itll be like a 3.slow with 36's and a 3:55 final drive.
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Yotas have major frame issues, been there done that.....Id be afraid the ford is to big....Atleast to wheel, A small truck is a better bet for trails. Why not find a lifted ranger?, for a cleaner Yota, or Nissan, Just watch the frames.

EDIT....The dodge will be very under powered with a 318. Thats a 5.2l, no ***** under the hood. Itll be like a 3.slow with 36's and a 3:55 final drive.
hey, i have a "3.slow" but im not pushing 36's neither.
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we used to have an old dodge with a 318 in it and all stock it sucked. the 318 is something to stay away from
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hey, i have a "3.slow" but im not pushing 36's neither.
I have a 3.slow also, I'm Pushing Brandy new 33's and 4:10 gears.


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we used to have an old dodge with a 318 in it and all stock it sucked. the 318 is something to stay away from

My mom had a 98 Ram 1500 ext cab sport 4x4 it had a 318 in it, She used it for towing horses when we had a horse farm. It was terrible, She got rid of it with in a year or so and got a 99 F-150 ext cab Sport 4x4 with the bigger motor, Now that truck was awesome.
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I have a 3.slow also, I'm Pushing Brandy new 33's and 4:10 gears.
alright you win im sitting on 31's and stock gears and 2wd what up!!! lol
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alright you win im sitting on 31's and stock gears and 2wd what up!!! lol

Time for the 4x4 mod, t-bar mod, and shackle mod, and some new tires
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Time for the 4x4 mod, t-bar mod, and shackle mod, and some new tires
you wanna give me 2 grand to do it cuz im not selling my fourwheeler to do it haha.
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of those 4 the chevy would be the best but if you could find another SFA yota thats not rusted out i would go with that
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FORD FORD FORD.
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