WHAT DID YOU DO TO YOUR RANGER TODAY?


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Those are my favorite tickets to fight. If they used no decibel meter on the truck when issuing the ticket, then they have NOTHING on you. It's all officer opinion/perception at that point. Ask for a jury trial and the case is dropped at your next court appointment.

Happened to me 4 or 5 times in my old blue 89 Ranger 4x4. She was loooouuud too. All of them dropped in court.
I didnt even get a ticket. So meh. My wife passed me though while i was sitting there she thought i got nailed for a seatbelt (im forgetful at times).

Athough im starting to feel slightly profiled. Ive gotten stopped numerous times in rusty 2.0 for stupid shit, lincense light out, loud exhaust, 33 in a 30...

The state cop yesterday asked me 4 times if i had drugs in the truck.

I said go ahead and search it but he declined.

I guess if they see a guy bombing around in a 30 yr old rusty ranger they figure hes a junkie/drunk/whatever and thats all he can afford to drive. Evendently they think no one would drive it by choice.

I never once got stopped in my 77.
 


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I didnt even get a ticket. So meh. My wife passed me though while i was sitting there she thought i got nailed for a seatbelt (im forgetful at times).

Athough im starting to feel slightly profiled. Ive gotten stopped numerous times in rusty 2.0 for stupid shit, lincense light out, loud exhaust, 33 in a 30...

The state cop yesterday asked me 4 times if i had drugs in the truck.

I said go ahead and search it but he declined.

I guess if they see a guy bombing around in a 30 yr old rusty ranger they figure hes a junkie/drunk/whatever and thats all he can afford to drive. Evendently they think no one would drive it by choice.

I never once got stopped in my 77.
I was afraid of that when I went cross country in my '85. Heavily laden with a topper far from home... didnt know what kind of attention I would get. Nobody seemed to care though.
 

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I didnt even get a ticket. So meh. My wife passed me though while i was sitting there she thought i got nailed for a seatbelt (im forgetful at times).

Athough im starting to feel slightly profiled. Ive gotten stopped numerous times in rusty 2.0 for stupid shit, lincense light out, loud exhaust, 33 in a 30...

The state cop yesterday asked me 4 times if i had drugs in the truck.

I said go ahead and search it but he declined.

I guess if they see a guy bombing around in a 30 yr old rusty ranger they figure hes a junkie/drunk/whatever and thats all he can afford to drive. Evendently they think no one would drive it by choice.

I never once got stopped in my 77.
Dude come on, watch any episode of COPS and tell me you dont see a truck like rusty 2.0 full of meth or a toothless hooker... you might as well embrace it. Get a bumper sticker that says "AS SEEN ON COPS" or "NOT ON METH, JUST LOVE RUST!" You might get the police to laugh themselves out of busting your balls.
 

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Dude come on, watch any episode of COPS and tell me you dont see a truck like rusty 2.0 full of meth or a toothless hooker... you might as well embrace it. Get a bumper sticker that says "AS SEEN ON COPS" or "NOT ON METH, JUST LOVE RUST!" You might get the police to laugh themselves out of busting your balls.
Lmao thats exactly what i told my wife!

Maybe their just jealous of my good time???

Where can i aquire a rust eeez sticker? Lol
 

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Today, I found my wheel bearing squeak.

Six bearings and races, three brake rotors, and a lot of cussing and many months later:

My speedometer cable was squeaking.
 


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