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Nice truck! My uncle has an avalanche with the 5.3 and he gets 21 on the highway. They are very nice trucks overall. Definitely an improvement over the Dodge.
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you did alot of work, lol
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Nice truck. I like the fact that it has a manual transfer case.
Does it have the Gov-Loc? I like the G80 in my dad's Silverado more than the Ford LS in my F-250. Positive lock up is a great thing when a tire comes off the ground.

BTW... I've been seeing a lot of non-Ranger posts here lately. And, that's fine by me.
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lol
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Good lookin truck. I like that the rear bench seat folds up so you still have room to put there back there.
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nice choice... the dodge was flat out fugly. no offense. lol
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Thanks for the comments everybody.

After today, I am definitely liking this truck. I had to do a lot of driving for work, and it's just so much nicer not having to shift when going through town. And getting up to highway speeds is way easier.

There are a few things that I may change later on, like power windows, but my only real complaint that I don't know if there is a fix for is the turning radius. Maybe I am just used to having a single cab short box, but this thing is like trying to turn the Titanic in the Nile!

And I know a lot of you want to pick on me for getting a Chevy. Do not fret, though, as my dad has been doing it non stop.

I guess I made my mom jealous, because she took her mustang down to trade it on a truck herself :(. I'm really gonna miss her stang. Not even sure what she's getting, but I have a feeling it's a Chevy too.

I'm going to do some work to the truck this weekend, so expect a ton of pictures. Better ones, of course.
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ah dude! u got rid of the dodge WTH! lol.. i really liked ur dodge, but i rekon i cant say much.. i got rid of mine to.. but I WILL be getting another one.
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Now I don't have to give you a hard time about the bumper. You need this hood on the truck Shane posted your truck.
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I like it!! I think its funny you were expectin to get flamed and most people were like yay i like it!! Good deal man but i would never lower a 4x4. kinda defeats the purpose IMO.
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Very nice Jimmeh! Im not a fan of Dodge lol
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definitely an improvement over that dodge...
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I'm gonna try to say this without throwing up..... the truck looks halfway decent.....
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Nice truck.

Get rid of the mudflaps and get more aggressive wheels and tires.
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Nice truck, I like those body styles. I was looking at those several times before I got my FX4. I was looking at Z71s with 5.3s. Those are good trucks, and a tiny part of me once and a while questions if I should have got one but oh well too late now.
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The only reason I went with the Chevy instead of that Dakota I was looking at was because I wanted to still use the tool box I bought, and I think it'll be a better travel rig. Plus, it has 22K less miles then the Dakota.
So you chose the chevy because your toolbox fits it? lol
" I have to find a truck to fit this toolbox.."
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i love it

and no, the turning radius doesnt get any better lol, my dad has a 98 xcab and forget marking uturns haha
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So you chose the chevy because your toolbox fits it? lol
" I have to find a truck to fit this toolbox.."
Yup. That the only reason I chose it.

Thanks again everybody for the comments, good or bad.

I took some more pictures. A few of the only trouble spots I have found on the truck, and just a couple of randoms.

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I'm gonna be talking to my buddy this weekend about his wheels and tires (33's on 18's), and also about a grill guard that he has stored here at my house. Other then that, though, I don't know if I'm going to do much to the truck other then drive it.
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doesnt look any different? im confused. lol kidding, great upgrade from the turd...ehem i mean dodge. j/k what up with the ranger, up and running yet?
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doesnt look any different? im confused. lol kidding, great upgrade from the turd...ehem i mean dodge. j/k what up with the ranger, up and running yet?
Nope. Waiting for a weekend that I'm not working to mess with it. I could mess with it right now, but I don't really feel like it, lol.
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