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Afghan National Army Ford Rangers


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Anyone know the details on the rangers provided to the Afghan National Army by the US Government which are now in Taliban hands ? Are the 4x4 or 2WD ? Automatic or manual ? Do they have air conditioning ?


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They look neat but dude... they ain't worth joining the Taliban over...
 

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Your guess is as good as mine. The ones they had in Qatar that I had access to were RWD.
 

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I had a right hand drive Hilux till brass found out how awsome it was. I got traded into a Tata. Both manual. Never quite got used to RH manual.
 

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You can see in a couple spots in the video that they have front drive axles, so at least some are 4wd.
 

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I am guessing they were automatic ?
They were all diesel and manual transmissions. Outside of the U.S., most countries don't have a negative view of manual transmissions and they are generally the default transmission.
 

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They were all diesel and manual transmissions. Outside of the U.S., most countries don't have a negative view of manual transmissions and they are generally the default transmission.
Some countries view an automatic transmission as a luxury item and tax you for it. Finland is one that comes to mind

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Automatics may be less prone to operator error during SHTF situations.
 

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Just to drive one of those, I'm sure not joining the "Insurgents" or "AlQueda" or "ISIS" or "Taliban"
or whatever other idiotic enemy names the news media & military propaganda comes up with.
My SportTrac looks simular enough, but am considering adding a rollbar mounted 50cal MG or RocketLauncher !!!
Also need camo paint; seems to be truely effective making vehicles difficult to spot running down the highway.
 


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