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Ford Ranger ‘Trigger’
Ford Ranger 'Trigger'

Ford Ranger ‘Trigger’

Filed in 2019 North American Ford Ranger, Military by on July 16, 2019 • views: 45

The French company Arquus presents a new generation of its ALTV (Armored Light Tactical Vehicle) under the name of Trigger. The Trigger is a 4×4 light tactical vehicle based on a Ford Ranger chassis which can be configured for different roles and missions. The Trigger is able to be used as troop’s carrier and logistic […]

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Recent Articles #2

The ‘Loan Ranger’ – 2019 Ford Ranger FX4
The 'Loan Ranger' - 2019 Ford Ranger

The ‘Loan Ranger’ – 2019 Ford Ranger FX4

Filed in 2019 North American Ford Ranger, Uncategorized by on June 28, 2019 • views: 455

(Looks like a backdrop, but this photo was really taken in Colorado!) In March 2019, Ford loaned me a 2019 Ford Ranger FX4 to use for 6-months to celebrate 20-years of TheRangerStation.com. Ford allowed me to modify the truck as long as I didn’t drill any holes in it, or permanently mount anything to it. […]

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Overland Expo West – 2019
Overland Expo - Why You Should Go

Overland Expo West – 2019

Filed in Events, Overlanding by on May 26, 2019 • views: 837

Overland Expo West 2019 – And Why You Should Go To An Overland Expo! I love to travel and discover new areas. I’ve done everything from a random 1-day roadtrip, to a trip that lasted 22-days. These trips always involve me either sleeping in my vehicle, or a tent. There is an amazing sense of […]

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PetesPonies 1983 Ford Ranger
PetesPonies 1983 Ford Ranger

PetesPonies 1983 Ford Ranger

Filed in 1983-1988 Ford Ranger 2WD by on May 1, 2019 • views: 2050

This 1983 Ford Ranger is the creation of forum member PetesPonies. It was originally brown and tan with a worn out interior, suspension, and brakes. The engine had been replaced, but the wiring was a mess. Pete completely redid the interior, stripped the brown/tan paint, and used a 1965 Ford Tropical Turquoise and Wimbledon White […]

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SVT3773’s 1989 Ford Ranger
SVT3773's 1989 Ford Ranger

SVT3773’s 1989 Ford Ranger

Filed in 1989-1992 Ford Ranger 2WD by on April 1, 2019 • views: 2663

This 1989 Ford Ranger belongs to forum member svt3773. It was voted as Truck Of The Month in 2014, and awarded the 2014 Mini Truck Of The Year by our forum members. Owner: svt3773 Vehicle: 1989 Ford Ranger Specifications: Engine & Transmission: 1997 Ford Explorer 5.0L (306 cid) with a F303 camshaft & MSD ignition […]

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‘Fire In The Hole’ Monster Ranger
Fire In The Hole!

‘Fire In The Hole’ Monster Ranger

Filed in 1993-1997 Ford Ranger 4x4, Solid Axle Swap (SAS) by on March 4, 2019 • views: 3084

Sometimes bigger can be better. Sometimes you just want to build something ridiculous for the fun of it. Even if it’s not practical to use every day. Forum member ‘parkrangerjeremy’ did just that. He had a 1993 Ford Ranger 4×4 that had a 6-inch lift, 3-inch body lift, and 35-inch Bogger tires, but he wanted […]

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BlackBII’s 1989 Ford Ranger 4×4
BlackBII's 1989 Ford Ranger 4x4

BlackBII’s 1989 Ford Ranger 4×4

Filed in 1989-1992 Ford Ranger 4x4 by on February 1, 2019 • views: 5997

Forum member BlackBII’s 1989 Ford Ranger 4×4 has been a fascinating build to follow in our forum. To the unobservant eye, it probably looks like a Ford Ranger with nothing more than a lift and larger tires. But there’s so much more to it… The Dana 28 front axle was replaced with a Dana 35 […]

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Dana Spicer 2019 Ford Ranger
Dana Spicer 2019 Ford Ranger

Dana Spicer 2019 Ford Ranger

Filed in 2011-2019 Ford Ranger T6 4X4, Solid Axle Swap (SAS) by on January 22, 2019 • views: 3417

This insane new Ford Ranger lifted on offroad wheels is completely rebuilt and modified by Manuel Garner, Johnny Garner, and Mike James out of DirtCinema. It’s a right-hand drive South African/Australian edition put together for Dana/Spicerparts and Ford, and made its debut at the 2018 SEMA show. The builders had guidelines to build the ultimate […]

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2019 Ford Ranger Raptor
2019 Ford Ranger Raptor

2019 Ford Ranger Raptor

Filed in Ford Ranger Raptor by on January 15, 2019 • views: 2646

Searching online for the Ford Ranger Raptor is usually nothing but stories about whether or not it will come to North America. Want to look at the Ford Ranger Raptor without all the hype and drama? Here it is. The Cockpit Get dialed in for performance. Body-contoured sports seats include unique Raptor head rests, bolsters, […]

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Garagefabs’ 3.9L Cummins Ford Ranger
Garagefab's 3.9L Cummins Ranger

Garagefabs’ 3.9L Cummins Ford Ranger

Filed in 1998-2011 Ford Ranger 4x4, Diesel Power, Solid Axle Swap (SAS) by on January 3, 2019 • views: 6934

One of the Ford Ranger enthusiasts that follow us on Instagram @therangerstationofficial is @garagefabs (Justin Randazzo) and his Cummins powered Ford Ranger. He’s built an impressive truck, and I follow his account for updates on his build. Some of this trucks cool features are: Unique Custom Front Frame Section Cummins 3.9L Diesel Engine 52mm Turbonetics Turbo NP435 Manual […]

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First Drive: 2019 Ford Ranger On/Off Highway
2019 Ford Ranger Test Drive

First Drive: 2019 Ford Ranger On/Off Highway

Filed in 2019 North American Ford Ranger, Events by on December 19, 2018 • views: 3885

On December 14th, I participated in a ‘Media Drive’ to finally test drive the 2019 Ford Ranger. Due to the number of people attending, and the number of trucks, I shared a Ford Ranger with my friend and automotive writer Steve Turner. We ended up with a white Supercab Lariat 4×4 with push button start. […]

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Darren Parsons Ranger Raptor
Darren Parsons Ranger Raptor

Darren Parsons Ranger Raptor

Filed in 1993-1997 Ford Ranger 2WD, 2WD Off-Road, Ford Ranger Raptor, Off-Road Racing by on December 1, 2018 • views: 4420

Darren Parsons posted his Ford Ranger project in our forum back in 2012. A lot has changed since then. Like many projects, they are always evolving. Looking at this Ranger, it may be confusing as to what it really is. It started life as a 1993 Ford Ranger. It was updated with fiberglass body panels […]

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Ford Ranger Storm Concept
Ford Ranger Storm Concept

Ford Ranger Storm Concept

Filed in Concept Vehicles by on November 8, 2018 • views: 3150

If it wasn’t bad enough that Ford told us we weren’t going to get the Ford Ranger Raptor here in the United States, Ford has released a new Ford Ranger concept to add to that frustration. Introduced at the Sao Paulo International Motor Show this week, the Ford Ranger Storm is an off-road pickup concept […]

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BDS Ford Ranger X
BDS Ford Ranger X

BDS Ford Ranger X

Filed in 2019 North American Ford Ranger, Concept Vehicles by on November 6, 2018 • views: 4320

One of the 2019 Ford Ranger concepts that really stood out at the 2018 SEMA show in Las Vegas this year was the ‘Ranger X’ built by BDS Suspension. Project Ranger X takes Ranger’s built-in performance and capability to the next level in the form of this ultimate back-country adventurer. The truck features a custom […]

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Jeff Simpson’s Duratech Turbo Ranger
Jeff's Duratech Turbo Ranger

Jeff Simpson’s Duratech Turbo Ranger

Filed in 1998-2011 Ford Ranger 2WD by on November 1, 2018 • views: 4796

One nice thing about meeting with Ford Ranger enthusiasts, is that you never know what you’re going to discovered when you start looking at everyone’s truck. Such was the case when I saw Jeff Simpson’s (dangeranger93) 2001 Ford Ranger at the Dearborn Michigan Meet. At first glance, you may simply think this is just another […]

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Ford Celebrates The Start of Ranger Production
Start of Ranger Production

Ford Celebrates The Start of Ranger Production

Filed in 2019 North American Ford Ranger, Events by on October 25, 2018 • views: 3007

I’ve been a Ford Ranger enthusiast since the early 1990’s. My love for them inspired me to create this website. When I was contacted by Ford and asked if I wanted to participate in an employee event on Monday 01/22/2018, I jumped at the opportunity. Ford even allowed me to bring along TRS Forum Moderator […]

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Dearborn Michigan Meet 10/21/2018
Dearborn Michigan Meet 10/21/2018

Dearborn Michigan Meet 10/21/2018

Filed in Events by on October 25, 2018 • views: 2110

On Sunday 10/21/2018, Forum Moderator Caleb Johnson (fastpakr) and myself found ourselves flying to Detroit Michigan for a Ford event being held the following Monday. Since we were flying in the day before, we arrived early enough that we could meet up with some Ford Ranger and Bronco II enthusiasts. With less than a weeks […]

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1986 Ford Ranger 460 Drag Truck
460 Ranger Drag Truck

1986 Ford Ranger 460 Drag Truck

Filed in 1983-1988 Ford Ranger 2WD by on October 1, 2018 • views: 6377

There’s something about the style and body lines of the first generation Ford Ranger that make them cool candidates as a hot rod. This 1986 dark red Ford Ranger is definitely a cool example of one. The tiny 170 CID (2.8L) V6 has been replaced by a massive Ford 460 CID V8 engine, and is […]

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1994 Ford Ranger Rock Crawler views: 7162

This 1994 Ford Ranger 4×4 was built for rock crawling and trail riding while maintaining street ability and a low center of gravity. The drivetrain consists of a 4.0L V6, 5-speed manual transmission, and BW1354 transfer case. The front and rear axles were replaced with Dana 44’s out of a Jeep JK Rubicon. Both have […]

Travis Denison’s 1989 Ford Ranger views: 4273

When Travis Denison was 16 years old, he spotted this 1989 Ford Ranger sitting in the driveway of his brother’s girlfriend’s house. The truck didn’t look this nice, but the owner had static dropped it, and it sat on 15-inch Roadster 100-spoke wheels. Travis eventually managed to buy the truck for $3,000. After he graduated high […]

Overlanding – 2006 Ford Ranger FX4 views: 8267

This 2006 Ford Ranger FX4 based out of Steinbach Manitoba has been set up to overland and explore the beauty that Canada has to offer. It doesn’t take an expensive expedition vehicle to get out and travel. The 2006 Ford Ranger FX4 Level II comes from the factory with 4.10 gears, 8.8-inch rear axle, Torsen limited […]

1998 Ford Ranger EV views: 6382

Remember the electric powered Ford Ranger? The Ford Ranger EV (Electric Vehicle) is a battery electric vehicle that was produced by Ford. It was produced starting in the 1998 model year through 2002 and is no longer in production. It is built upon a light truck chassis used in the Ford Ranger. A few vehicles […]