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Old 08-03-2010, 12:45 AM   #1
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shoud I try this?

http://www.amazon.com/Universal-Cent...pd_sim_auto_17

or can I get a better deal from someone here on the forums?
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Old 08-03-2010, 01:50 AM   #2
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is it really necessary? somehow i think that truck has other things that should be addressed before adding that.
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Old 08-03-2010, 07:25 AM   #3
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your frame is rotted, but you want power locks in a truck thats not on the road and doesnt run right?
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Old 08-03-2010, 07:27 AM   #4
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looking at your previous posts in some of the other forums here, i believe you should start with a different truck and use your present one for parts. i'm thinking your present ranger is just too rusty to be safe driving on the highway and has too many other problems for the money you have available.
maybe sit down and take some time to organize and prioritize your build to best meet your needs. start with the things to get the engine and electricals running reliably. next would be suspension, brake, and drive line problems fixed. after that would come body work, interior comfort, etc. finally will be all the add-ons, upgrades, etc.

just buying pieces randomly for a vehicle that may never see the streets due to rust and other significant issues will use up what money resources you have very quickly and still not have you in a reliable, running truck. keep looking and saving for a better truck to build on.

i know it's tough when you want everything all at once, to be patient and plan things carefully in advance. you'll just have to trust me that you will be much happier in the end if you learn to take things one step at a time now, when you are young.
just my $.02.
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Old 08-03-2010, 08:25 AM   #5
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Definitely what they other guys are saying. When I got my truck I wanted all kinds of stuff for it, but money saved is money earned. Definitely put it where it absolutely needs to be, you'll never know when a rainy day will come
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Old 08-03-2010, 09:09 AM   #6
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Agreed. You yourself said your truck would take alot of work to be road worthy. Just forget about trying to fix it, and focus on making more money so you can buy a better vehicle...

Another tip here... Go to the local bank, and get a savings account! Most of the time they'll give them to minors for free until they're like 20 before they start charging. Take every cent from your paychecks, and deposit it in the bank, that way there isn't the urge to spend it having cash in your pocket. Believe me, taking the cash out of your pocket and putting it in a bank account takes away the urge to buy useless crap, and it WILL help you to save your money so you can better invest it in a vehicle that is in better condition.
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Old 08-03-2010, 10:02 AM   #7
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Well, I am talking if all this is acheived.....
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Old 08-03-2010, 10:34 AM   #8
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Why waist money on that? I don't have power locks or windows...don't need them. Mine work fine as they have since I bought my truck new in '99. If you want to have them, buy another truck with them already there.
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Old 08-03-2010, 11:37 AM   #9
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I would never go out of my way to get all the power options on a Ranger, just not that lazy. I would like a power rear sliding window, but sure can live without it.
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Old 08-03-2010, 11:47 AM   #10
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I am thinking about getting it because I can use the other 2 for my dad's sports car
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