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25th Anniversary TRS Ranger

Jim Oaks

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1996 / 2021
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Ford Ranger
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4.0 V6
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4.0 / 2.3 Ecoboost
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Automatic
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6-inches
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33x12.50x15
If TRS / I built a Ranger for the 25th anniversary of TheRangerStation.com, what do you think it should be?
 


Ranger850

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Stock 2"
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Stock
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Doing things wrong, until I get it right.

snoranger

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A new body style, pre-production 2024 Ranger…

HEY FORD, Make this happen.
 

rusty ol ranger

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bobbywalter

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sawzall?
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it is easier to fix and understand than "her"

fastpakr

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285/75-16
If we're keeping TRS relevant to current Rangers, then it should be a 19+ build IMO.
 

bobbywalter

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sawzall?
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33-44
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it is easier to fix and understand than "her"
Trs clone....goes regardless....

Need a modern rig for relevance.



Ford.....needs it's cage rattled.


I lean new hybrid.... absolute overland adventure monster.

Love our hybrid 150
 

sgtsandman

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Pre-2008 lift
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31X10.5R15
Since Jim isn't made out of money, which ever one is easiest and cheapest to do whatever he plans to do it. I doubt the new Ranger lends itself to either of those qualifications.
 

wildbill23c

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0
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0
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215/70-R14
Considering $$$ is a huge limitation, I'd have to go with a 1st or 2nd gen Ranger.
 

Blmpkn

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2.5" level
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275/65/18
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Something with a new ranger. Gotta keep a fresh face.
 

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Whatever the build. I would claim it as a student loan for forgiveness and have it built for free.

I think a rally style AWD would be cool.
 

1969Charlie

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Something with 4-wheel-drive, a 4.0 V-6 engine, and a 6-foot bed.
 

DeathRanger

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This is my Ranger. There are many like it, but this one is mine.
New Ranger but throwback styling and paint? like they did with these F150's?

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