Sorry for post spamming but I want to post a bit of an update.
The new price is $1500. If you're interested message me and I can provide more details of the truck.
Introduction link for pics of interior and underside
The wheel well arches have obviously been hastily replaced. That was the original owner. The undercarriage including mounts don't even have a bit a surface rust on them.
I'm not over here pretending like it's a cherry example. It's not.
Just throwing this out here and seeing what bites.
1987 Ranger, 2.9L, 5 speed, 4x4
Exterior is decent, some paint fade, patches from previous owner, some rust on the bed right above where the exhaust comes out. The cab floor was undercoated and is solid. Frame and mounts are solid.
Allstate had mine at ~ $20/mo for liability, but I had to drop them after they quoted me $500+/mo for full coverage on my Grand Prix. That was after heavy discounts, would've been $700+ before discounts.
Would've paid more for a years worth of insurance than the car was worth. I don't have a...
Alternative to a full 4WD conversion, you could just put the clean body you have on a cheap 4WD chassis and upgrade from there.
Says you're located down south, in which case it's probably a lot easier to find a clean 4x4 for cheap. If you were in the rust belt a body swap would definitely be...
The salesman that sold me my car thought the whine from the supercharger was power steering noise. It doesn't surprise me they listed the truck wrong, seems like a lot of dealers and their employees don't know anything about cars