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you need to replace the spark plugs immediately and put in the champion one piece machined plugs or some sort of one piece machined plug. call me and ill explain more to you about 3v horribleness
That was a big concern I had when I talked to the salesman about it, I'm just going to bring them into the dealer when its time to have them done. They said if they crack when they are replacing them I won't be charged anything extra for that.

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I love it Trent.

I want those Nittos too but I am afraid of power loss when towing the ranger.

I like the color choice and the interior, its very similar to mine.

It needs a Borla Monster Exhaust asap!
I just placed the order on the MBRP exhaust, I read a lot about the different ones and I think I'm going to like this. Its not very loud, just really deep. I guess we'll see in a few days!

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You suck!! Damn nice truck though...you still suck...lol
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I dont hate on ford motors, ive just been around enough of the ones i hate on to know their problems and tryin to help 3v owners out

p.s. beard, do i really come across that bad about ford motors? im only here to try and help
I'm just giving you a hard time. But it does come off that way sometimes. Do I think the 3v motor is a flawless piece of work, no way, but I still think its a nice engine and works great for me and several others. Every engine/car has its issues.
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This place is going to turn into F150-Forums.com before to long...lol...Damn you Ford!!! Or stillafordtruckjustnotaranger-forums.com

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Every engine/car has its issues.
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Every engine/car has its issues.
True but some have it way more than others.
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f-u trent.
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Ordered a couple mods last night/today. This truck is going to stay pretty clean
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Soooooooooo what are the mods?
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what mods.. u have to tell!?
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Looks good Trent! Now level it and throw on some 35's!
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Right now I have a MBRP dual exhaust, Access Vanish tonneau and 09 emblems on the way. Then some other little things like floor mats and a top bin to mod so I don't have to cut up this one. Mounted the scangauge yesterday. That stuff and some tint should be it for now until I need new tires.
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Oh I will. I want to get some skid underneath first. It actually might have some, I haven't even looked lol.

Broke my 4x4 cherry tonight, so cool being able to flip that switch and just keep on going lol

the switch is nice till one day when you need it and it dont work!! (durn electric motors)
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Yeah that would suck. I haven't seen a manual transfer case swap in one of these yet, I haven't looked very hard either though.
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im sure it can be done the 09 f450 xl we have at work is manual tcase with manual hubs ... then again its a 6.4 psd and not to go off on a tangent but that motor is junk ... its been in the shop 3 times and the truck has just a hair over 1k miles on it

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Yeah that would suck. I haven't seen a manual transfer case swap in one of these yet, I haven't looked very hard either though.
by friend has a 07 f150 xlt and he has the manual t case i thought that was cool
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Interesting...I'll have to do more research on that.
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I've seen tons of F150s with the manual case, they're out there.
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my next truck will be a dodge or chevy. im not a fan of f150s.
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those air filters are the greatest design ever.. but then ford had to go **** up the spark plugs.

nice truck but i would never own a tan cloth interior truck haha
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personally i love tan interior, doesnt show dirt.
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must be an xl ... no tach
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Its a 4.6 engine STX. Manual shift cases come standard on XL, STX and XLT. The electric case is a lazy person option. I almost bought a 06 XLT 4wd 5.4 Supercab with the manual case last year.
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those air filters are the greatest design ever.. but then ford had to go **** up the spark plugs.

nice truck but i would never own a tan cloth interior truck haha
I thought the same thing at first but I really like it now. Its also much cooler when the truck has been sitting out in the sun compared to the gray interior.
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Im not a fan of the tan interior either, I haven't had any issues yet, they look bad when you get them wet and I think o crap, but when its dryies out they look fine so idk, doesn't matter what color the interior is it will get dirty. I don't care its a truck....
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