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lil_Blue_Ford

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Don’t you have a corner you’re supposed to be sitting in?
Nope, but I probably should go see what I can get done on my Ranger project today
 


Chapap

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Florida
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1994
Make / Model
Ford Ranger XLT
Engine Type
2.3 (4 Cylinder)
Engine Size
2.3
Transmission
Manual
2WD / 4WD
2WD
Total Drop
1.5” till I get these springs replaced
Tire Size
225-70-R14
After well over 20 years and thousands of members I don’t see this as a valid question...
lol... this site was founded a decade+ before the last (real) Rangers were built, and now it's helping to restore those Rangers.
 

Blmpkn

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Southern maine
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2021
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Ford ranger
Engine Type
2.3 EcoBoost
Engine Size
2.3
Transmission
Automatic
2WD / 4WD
4WD
Total Lift
2.5" level
Tire Size
275/65/18
My credo
Its probably better to be self deprecating than self defecating.
Well I went ahead and upgraded to the paid membership. I guess I can't start a thread like this and not support.
I just did the same thing.

Big big thanks to Jim and the mods and everyone else for doing what you do and dealing with what you deal with.. especially my nonsense lol.

TRS is truly an invaluable resource of information, and is a great place to 'hang out'

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ericbphoto

Overlander in development
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Location
Wellford, SC
Vehicle Year
1993
Make / Model
Ford Ranger
Engine Type
3.0 V6
Engine Size
3.0L
Transmission
Manual
2WD / 4WD
4WD
Total Lift
6"
Tire Size
35"
My credo
In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are different.

snoranger

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Jackson, NJ
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'79,'94,'02,'20
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All Fords
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My credo
I didn't ask for your life story, just answer the question!

lil_Blue_Ford

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Manual
Last I saw him, he was chained up and the gate was locked… someone else must have let him out.
Little you all know, one of my hobbies is locksmithing and picking :buttkick: :icon_rofl:
 

sgtsandman

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Location
Aliquippa, PA
Vehicle Year
2011
Make / Model
Ford Ranger XLT
Engine Type
4.0 V6
Engine Size
4.0 SOHC
Transmission
Manual
2WD / 4WD
4WD
Total Lift
Pre-2008 lift
Tire Size
31X10.5R15

doorgunner

Lab Rat for V.A. hospital
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2009 Truck of The Year
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Location
New Orleans (8' below sea level & sinking)
Vehicle Year
1934/1989
Make / Model
Ford Ranger
Engine Type
V8
Engine Size
350+1
Transmission
Automatic
2WD / 4WD
2WD
Total Lift
N/A
Total Drop
3/4
Tire Size
23570R15
My credo
JESUS Loves Ya!
When an Owner can direct an Official TRS Banner
(with participating Member's signatures)
from ALASKA to KEY WEST.......
You know you're at the right Forum
:icon_thumby:
 

Uncle Gump

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Location
Ottawa IL
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2006/1986
Make / Model
Ranger/BroncoII
Engine Size
4.0L SOHC/2.9L
2WD / 4WD
4WD
My credo
Lead, Follow or get out of my way
When an Owner can direct an Official TRS Banner
(with participating Member's signatures)
from ALASKA to KEY WEST.......
You know you're at the right Forum
:icon_thumby:
We just may try to do it again... stay tuned.
 

Blmpkn

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Ford ranger
Engine Type
2.3 EcoBoost
Engine Size
2.3
Transmission
Automatic
2WD / 4WD
4WD
Total Lift
2.5" level
Tire Size
275/65/18
My credo
Its probably better to be self deprecating than self defecating.
Hey! Where's chapap and I's fancy-pants site supporter banners!? 😋
 

Uncle Gump

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4WD
My credo
Lead, Follow or get out of my way
@Jim Oaks

Looks like @Blmpkn and @Chapap have paid for supporting member subscriptions.

Just give him a minute... last I knew he had some family things to deal with.
 

Blmpkn

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Location
Southern maine
Vehicle Year
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Make / Model
Ford ranger
Engine Type
2.3 EcoBoost
Engine Size
2.3
Transmission
Automatic
2WD / 4WD
4WD
Total Lift
2.5" level
Tire Size
275/65/18
My credo
Its probably better to be self deprecating than self defecating.

Chapap

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Messages
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Location
Florida
Vehicle Year
1994
Make / Model
Ford Ranger XLT
Engine Type
2.3 (4 Cylinder)
Engine Size
2.3
Transmission
Manual
2WD / 4WD
2WD
Total Drop
1.5” till I get these springs replaced
Tire Size
225-70-R14
All the staff, mods, what ever else:
How does all this forum stuff work? Is it a business of some sort? I Imagine it has to be since there are sponsors, memberships, and money floating around. What kind of costs are there... hosting, legal? Does it pay for itself or is anyone paid? How is staff recruited? How much/ what kind of work is done to keep the forum from fading away like most probably do?
 

Blmpkn

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Location
Southern maine
Vehicle Year
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Make / Model
Ford ranger
Engine Type
2.3 EcoBoost
Engine Size
2.3
Transmission
Automatic
2WD / 4WD
4WD
Total Lift
2.5" level
Tire Size
275/65/18
My credo
Its probably better to be self deprecating than self defecating.
All the staff, mods, what ever else:
How does all this forum stuff work? Is it a business of some sort? I Imagine it has to be since there are sponsors, memberships, and money floating around. What kind of costs are there... hosting, legal? Does it pay for itself or is anyone paid? How is staff recruited? How much/ what kind of work is done to keep the forum from fading away like most probably do?
They have a staff helicopter
 

fastpakr

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Location
Roanoke, VA
Vehicle Year
1999
Make / Model
Ford
Engine Type
V8
Engine Size
5.0
Transmission
Automatic
2WD / 4WD
4WD
Tire Size
285/75-16

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