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Went to the drive in theater

Heres my set up.

Had a big piece of egg crate foam with a soft blanket on top of it, and another blanket for me and my lady to cover with.




Since they broadcast the sound over FM radio (or the bad quality speakers you hang on the door) i brought a portable radio and plugged it into my inverter into my 12v power source i added to the bed.


Heres my girl just because everyone loves a woman and a ranger


and heres our view of the screen
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looks like fun, i havent been to the drive in for years.
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One downside to the cap is you don't get a good view like that in the bed.
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So...there is one of these not far from my house. Can I view the screen easily from my GT? Also, I am kind of worried about my battery and the radio. Do you have to leave your car on?
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what is a drive in theater for us young folk?



hahahaha, nice setup you got there.
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So...there is one of these not far from my house. Can I view the screen easily from my GT? Also, I am kind of worried about my battery and the radio. Do you have to leave your car on?
Idk about the view from your GT... i'd assume its good, as i could see just fine from the front seat of a friends Escape.

Basically at this drive in theater you see two movies with a 10 minute intermission between... so if you run your engine between the movies i'd imagine your battery would be fine. Also at this theater they have golf carts drive around and give jump starts to anyone whose battery did die when the movies end.
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what is a drive in theater for us young folk?



hahahaha, nice setup you got there.
I assume you're joking, but if you're not its a movie you watch from your car.
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Idk about the view from your GT... i'd assume its good, as i could see just fine from the front seat of a friends Escape.

Basically at this drive in theater you see two movies with a 10 minute intermission between... so if you run your engine between the movies i'd imagine your battery would be fine. Also at this theater they have golf carts drive around and give jump starts to anyone whose battery did die when the movies end.
Hmm...interesting. Might have to think about taking the GF to this. I guess I am worried that a big truck or something will be infront of me. Any other pointers?
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Hmm...interesting. Might have to think about taking the GF to this. I guess I am worried that a big truck or something will be infront of me. Any other pointers?
get there a little early and pick a good spot out!
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Hmm...interesting. Might have to think about taking the GF to this. I guess I am worried that a big truck or something will be infront of me. Any other pointers?
I know that the drive in here, cars (not vans and such, cars, like mustangs, camrys, etc.) are only allowed at the front, and trucks, vans, suvs, etc. have to be in the back.

If you have a good battery, it should last you to the intermission. Mine always has.

Ah, the drive in. I can think of a few good memories from the one here. Also a bad one.......lol.
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I like the outlet in the bed. I need to rig one up in my bed somehow.
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I like the outlet in the bed. I need to rig one up in my bed somehow.
https://www.ranger-forums.com/forum2...ead.php?t=3946
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Ya, to bad I have a flareside so my bed is not the same as yours.
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I like em, you can just take a radio if you are worried about your battery ryan
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So...get there early and hope they allow smaller cars in front? I have the FoMoCo battery and it hasn't failed me yet, but that is a long time for the battery to power the Mach system. Just be worried the battery would die a horrible and gruesome death. I am guessing they allow refreshments and food usually?
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Your battery should be fine, my mom has the mach in her exlpoder and no problems.
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I like em, you can just take a radio if you are worried about your battery ryan
Have you been to the Childersburg(or whatever) one? I am thinking about taking Whittney for her bday, but don't say anything.
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did that with my ex and had a great time. something different.
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havn't been to one since before i had my ranger, i need to go to one soon
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The good old days of the drive-in theaters..........most people that went never actually watched the movies....LOL

"When the van is a rockin', don't bother knocking"
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I miss drive in's!!
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im lucky i guess theres 3 of them within 20 mins of me haha. . drive-ins kick ***
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The good old days of the drive-in theaters..........most people that went never actually watched the movies....LOL

"When the van is a rockin', don't bother knocking"
Haha...I figure we might make it through the first one. Second one will most likely not be watched.

If only I didn't have a stupid center console.
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So...there is one of these not far from my house. Can I view the screen easily from my GT? Also, I am kind of worried about my battery and the radio. Do you have to leave your car on?
your radio will play for hours off your battery with no problem.
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no drive in round here that i know about wud be purty awesome =]
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