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Old 02-23-2012, 12:21 PM   #41
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. The 4.0 cammer has more power and a little more torque, but you need 4 elbows to work on it and most of it you can't work on because only aliens from Alpha Centari can time the camshafts.
I can time the camshafts in a SOHC. Pretty sure I was born and bred here on Earth. Only gots two arm that I know of.

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We are getting way off topic... I made this thread because I wanted to talk about the 2.9, all I have seen so far is everyone hates it. And wants to bash on it, so... I suppose there far fewer 2.9 supporters then I thought... Im just going to keep to myself for now on. So far all that happen is when some new guy comes on and starts a thread all the "upper guys" want to step all over it and talk down on it. If it not what YOU guys want to see you rag on it and say it a waste of time, but yet you still take the time to tell me it a waste of time...irony? maybe...
I never said I hate the 2.9. I love the one in my Ranger. But it's like pizza. I love pizza, but one time I ate nothing but pizza for 4 months during the work week. At the end of that semester I said I never wanted to see another slice. But 7 years later I eat it whenever I get a chance.

My feelings towards the 2.9 are similar. I am almost 26. I've been driving the same truck on and off for almost a decade now except for 9 months when I was 21. That means I have been driving vehicles with these engines for as long as I've been driving and doing it almost constantly. I'm not ready to give up my comfy familiar old truck, but I would like to change the flavor a bit. Understand?
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Old 02-23-2012, 12:59 PM   #42
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It basically boils down to this. A guy with a small penis tries to justify his small penis (hopefully to convince the guys with the larger penis) that he is just as capable and can do it all. Sure they both pee, but the bigger guys don't need to lean forward.
but where the fun comes in is when the "smaller guys" can bang your wife and leave their mark on her, just as the big guys could... meaning go to the same offroad spot and go through / climb just as much as the "bigger guys" can.

Has anyone heard of the guys that get a big ass truck or a crazy fast car that theyre compensating?
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its all about what you like and what you can afford. all the nut swingers of the 4.0 would get ragged on by any one else, because its not what they have / like. Personaly i could give two shits if someone i never met, that i dont know, that i probably will never meet or know likes my truck.

I am new to the truck scene, i used to have a Mustang, and even tho my GT was built up and could take some cobra's or at least give them a run for their money it was still the little bastard child of the biggest baddest model.

There was a saying, that holds alot of truth,

"I spend Money i dont have, to buy things i dont need, to impress people i dont know."

In the end, it is you behind the wheel of your truck, driving it how you drive it, doing the things that make you happy. Who cares if someone has nothing better to do than to rag on you for having fun or enjoying your truck...

American1990, Its one thing to buy the biggest best baddest model of something, but its an entirely different to take something and make it your own.

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Has anyone heard of the guys that get a big ass truck or a crazy fast car that theyre compensating?
But I have only heard that from people with smaller trucks or slower cars...

Do what you want, why you want to. This thread was setup to turn into a debate from the start and it did receive a healthy push by the OP in that direction when he started comparing it to other engines/vehicles.

By all rights a newer (can't say new anymore I guess) 4.0 should show me where to go, but when I drop the hammer, the old girl rears back, the V8 belts out her war cry and the view goes plaid... it is really hard not to smile. That is why my truck is the way it is, it is what I want.
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Anyways... started my build today. Started taking everything apart and labeled. all I need now is a engine hoist.... my old one got "miss placed" by my brother. if there is anyone that would like to watch everything go down, ill make a separate thread to tell all the details; if not, ill keep on giving small updates on here.
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but where the fun comes in is when the "smaller guys" can bang your wife and leave their mark on her, just as the big guys could... meaning go to the same offroad spot and go through / climb just as much as the "bigger guys" can.

Has anyone heard of the guys that get a big ass truck or a crazy fast car that theyre compensating?
Why would a woman want a small one when she already has a big one?

And generally the people who look at a nice vehicle and claim "they must be compensating" are usually just jealous.
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Anyways... started my build today. Started taking everything apart and labeled. all I need now is a engine hoist.... my old one got "miss placed" by my brother. if there is anyone that would like to watch everything go down, ill make a separate thread to tell all the details; if not, ill keep on giving small updates on here.
You might go ahead and start a thread:

http://www.therangerstation.com/foru...splay.php?f=70
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Why would a woman want a small one when she already has a big one?

And generally the people who look at a nice vehicle and claim "they must be compensating" are usually just jealous.
if your woman has got "a big one" thats a whole other issue...

also its another form of compensating is that guy that talks the talk...
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So the little 2.9ers who "talk the talk" like their little motor does anything the 4.0L does have a small weiner? Ahh, now we finally find common ground.
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I believe you were the first person to mention penises? So... I suppose that the same as talking smack about someone truck....so...Does that mean your jealous or have a small penis?
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