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Brand-New Ford Ranger Raptor Totaled by Dealer Employee With Drink in Hand


HenryMac

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What a shame. Reminds me of that early video of the black Raptor getting jumped. Just a brand new truck totally getting destroyed. Be a fun drivetrain swap into a 2wd ext cab truck or something though.
 

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Is this the same as what was posted a couple weeks ago?


If not this ranger raptor is going to have a worse reputation than the reliant robin for rolling over in sharp turns…..
 

James Morse

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Pretty sure it's the same one. But so far they aren't saying "prone to rollover".
 

Blmpkn

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Lots of things will roll over in a field with enough exhuberance behind spinning the steering wheel.

Its why most rally-x (the in a field type, not the tanner Faust type) organizations require anything that's taller than it is wide to be caged and stuff.
 

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