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Old 10/27/18, 05:44 AM
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My "new" (to me) truck

2000 Ranger xlt supercab. It has a lot of new parts and some extras like bluetooth radio, LED light bar and LED tails. I love this thing lol!



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My wife wants a new Ranger she had an old one and she loved it.
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Old 10/28/18, 07:45 PM
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My wife wants a new Ranger she had an old one and she loved it.
The new ranger looks pretty cool! I was looking at the Chevy Colorado, but I decided not to get into debt for that new car smell. So got this instead lol.
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It's been years since I've driven a pickup truck. It sure felt weird at first. And the fact that the solid axle in rhe back makes it more tail happy than a mustang sure makes you to pay attention while driving. More so on bad roads like everywhere here
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Just replaced the crappy horns with OEM 2010 f-150 units. Now it sounds like it should Also installed a mc guard tailgate lock so a random douchebag can't steal it.
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Been using it as a daily driver and it has been great so far
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looks pretty good
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looks pretty good
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Gave her a bath and a little wax She looks so much nicer
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Been thinking of swapping the pony wheels from the 96, but since the tires on the 15"s are almost new, that won't happen soon.

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Nice! Never had a ranger, but small trucks are awesome. No more hauling stuff in the Mustangs trunk! It's tail happy because there's no weight over the rear axle. In the winter, just put some weight in the back for traction. I've seen these things that look like water beds, the idea is they'll freeze and not move around. This one 4WD?
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Old 11/17/18, 02:40 PM
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Nice! Never had a ranger, but small trucks are awesome. No more hauling stuff in the Mustangs trunk! It's tail happy because there's no weight over the rear axle. In the winter, just put some weight in the back for traction. I've seen these things that look like water beds, the idea is they'll freeze and not move around. This one 4WD?
2wd. And no winter here
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I put in a new 180 superstat yesterday to the 3.0L, so it wouldn't run too cold all the time.
Burping the coolantwith my fancy funnel





Also the throttle body was filthy inside, and gave it some cleaning. I removed the old power window regulator, and my guess of it having worn teeth was correct.

Pesky rivets.



New assembly


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Window regulator it's in. Was a PITA but it's done.
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Next on the list, fixing the power mirrors. And I may also upgrade to the bigger 06-11 mirrors, since it's a very easy/cheap mod to do
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I've been driving it almost everyday. Has been running like a champ Got it insured and new road permit for this year. It passed DMV inspection with flying colors
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Bed liner was removed to inspect the condition of the bed. Happy to report that it was in gteat shape. Some little surface rust in a few spots .

I need to get new stainless steel bolts to replace the old ones. And fix a hole on the actual bed liner.

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