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Sgtsandman's 2019 STX FX4


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Boy howdy do I have just the right set of led fog bulbs for that beast 😉

Made in good ol 'Murca too!
 


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Boy howdy do I have just the right set of led fog bulbs for that beast 😉

Made in good ol 'Murca too!
I'm waiting until I change the bumpers to proper off road ones before I bother with the fogs. That probably won't happen until the 2011 is where I want it. It needs a locker, 4.56 gears, off road bumpers and skid plates. An LSD in the front axle would be a great bonus.

The 2019's primary missions are the family truckster and backup vehicle incase the primary driving vehicles break.
 

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I remembered to get pictures of the PPE aluminum transmission pan. It's a standard capacity pan and more importantly, it has a drain plug. So far, it looks like it keeps the transmission temperature about 10 degrees cooler. For those who are having temp problems, this might be part of the solution. If you aren't getting above 225 degrees, you won't have reason for concern. The ideal range is between 175 to 225 degrees Fahrenheit. Since this is a modern vehicle, running too cool is a problem as well since it will make the computer think it's still in warm up mode and will run rich.

Getting the transmission up to temperature sooner is better for the transmission and will help save fuel in the winter. So, I added an oil pan heater as well.



The orange thing is the oil pan heater.

 

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An LSD in the front axle would be a great bonus.
AFAIK the Powertrax No-Slip is the only L/S available for the Gen 4-5 front axle.
 

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AFAIK the Powertrax No-Slip is the only L/S available for the Gen 4-5 front axle.
Yes, but this is a thread for a gen 6.
 

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Yes, but this is a thread for a gen 6.
I was going to say that earlier... but it never sticks. Even though the guy that pays the bills around here says it a gen 6.
 

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I am confused. The guys that have the newer Rangers call the 2019-2023 Rangers 5G and 2024 6G. Am I misunderstanding something, or do they have it wrong?
 

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According to @Jim Oaks ... they have it wrong.

 

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I am confused. The guys that have the newer Rangers call the 2019-2023 Rangers 5G and 2024 6G. Am I misunderstanding something, or do they have it wrong?
Plus the 2012+ World Ranger is also called the T6. My guess it stands for truck 6. The 2019+ Ranger is a modified version of it for the North American market. There is also a 6G forum along with a 5G forum. So, I supposed it depends on who you ask. There are some that argue there is even less versions of the Ranger based strictly on general body style. I choose to go with the site owner on this one.
 

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