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89 Ranger 4.0 Swap and Hunting Rig, the Houndruner


Dirtman

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Coors = beer flavored water
Personally I never even got the impression they were going for "beer flavor". Maybe beer colored... Not flavored...
 


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Coors = beer flavored water
I’m happy with the refreshing taste and the effects of the alcohol lol.

Plus it’s relatively cheap compared to ales and lagers. Most of that stuff tastes like burnt pine tar, to me. I smell that too much at work and don’t want to drink it at home lol.
 

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Whatever makes you happy lol :icon_rofl:
 

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Some day I’ll grow up and drink adult beverages. lol
 

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I’m happy with the refreshing taste and the effects of the alcohol lol.

Plus it’s relatively cheap compared to ales and lagers. Most of that stuff tastes like burnt pine tar, to me. I smell that too much at work and don’t want to drink it at home lol.
How about one of these?





 

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I’ll drink some Natty Light if it’s free and Schlitz when I can find it. Haven’t ever seen American beer.
 

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I’ll drink some Natty Light if it’s free and Schlitz when I can find it. Haven’t ever seen American beer.
It’s horrible. It’s only redeeming feature is that it’s dirt cheap. Being that it pretty much tastes like liquid dirt may be why it’s so cheap. You aren’t missing anything.
 

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Liquid dirt… 😂😂😂
 

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So I learned last week that there’s an off-road race passing by my house. I’m hoping to get my truck done in time to go see it. I’m not sure what day they’ll be passing by, maybe all 4 days but I’m definitely gonna be drinkin beer and watching!
 

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Well I had to order the snap rings for the U-joints. They’ll be in tomorrow. But I don’t know if I’ll have time to work on it. I’ve only got 2 days off this week. I should be able to finish the front end next week and test drive it.
 

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I broke away this evening and got a little bit done. I installed the pivot bushings and cleaned up the differential.
 

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We need beer flavored coffee....for doing pivot bushings first thing in the morning
 

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There ya go, there’s your million dollar idea!
 

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Pivot bushings aren't a thing anymore.....
 


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