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What did you do to your Ranger today? (Part Deux!)

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I keep seeing you mention your Buick Lucerne, and thinking you sound like somebody on another forum. Except that he has three or so fourth generation Tauruses (Taurii?), the Buick, and probably doesn't have a Ranger. You, on the other hand, have at least one Ranger, the Buick, and probably don't have any Tauruses.
97 Ranger, 2010 Buick Lucerne and 2015 Escape. Never owned a Taurus, my parent's had a 2011 a fedw years ago
 


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I keep seeing you mention your Buick Lucerne, and thinking you sound like somebody on another forum. Except that he has three or so fourth generation Tauruses (Taurii?), the Buick, and probably doesn't have a Ranger. You, on the other hand, have at least one Ranger, the Buick, and probably don't have any Tauruses.
The Taurus was good enough for Robo Cop (The original movie), it should be good enough for everyone.
 

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The Taurus was good enough for Robo Cop (The original movie), it should be good enough for everyone.
It was, in it's day. Well, everyone who wanted a Midsized Ford, anyway. I've had/driven five of them over the years. Let's see.....
  • 1991 Mercury Sable wagon
  • 1990 Ford Taurus wagon
  • 1998 Mercury Sable sedan (wife's parents car, they loaned it to us while ours was off the road (and my wife didn't like the '91 Ranger).
  • 1998 Ford Taurus sedan (housemate's car, but since I didn't have a vehicle of my own, I often drove it when I needed a car)
  • 1995 Ford Taurus sedan (current daily driver).
Not to mention that rental car companies seemed to have them (never rented one). The Taurus was pretty much a bellybutton car.
 

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97 Ranger, 2010 Buick Lucerne and 2015 Escape. Never owned a Taurus, my parent's had a 2011 a fedw years ago
You're not him, then. Besides, he probably doesn't look like Guido.
 

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Waxed it, going to go out on a limb and say I am the first guy to wax the topper in at least 10 years.
 

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Waxed it, going to go out on a limb and say I am the first guy to wax the topper in at least 10 years.
Yeah, i usually end up peeling the seal coat off with my pressure washer instead, it saves a lot of "wax on, wax off".
 

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Yeah, i usually end up peeling the seal coat off with my pressure washer instead, it saves a lot of "wax on, wax off".
Mine was originally red and was painted black a long time ago.
 

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Mine was originally red and was painted black a long time ago.
Like @Dirtman ’s “cantaloupe” (which makes about as much sense as Dirtman overall), I only have one word:

RUSTOLEUM
 

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Like @Dirtman ’s “cantaloupe” (which makes about as much sense as Dirtman overall), I only have one word:

RUSTOLEUM
Actually it is the best paint on the truck, I can just see a little red around the window seals where they have shrank in places.
 

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Drove back from the desert early to get my 3.0 package dropped off and I did. After it was dropped off, driving back home there was two idiots in a older prerunner ranger. They decided tailgating is fun, got onto the hwy and they continue to be dumb. I could tell that ranger is 2.3. when we came to a hill, I floored it and left them way behind..😎
 
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Drove back from the desert early to get my 3.0 package dropped off and I did. After it was dropped off, driving back home there was two gumps in a older prerunner ranger. They decided tailgating is fun, got onto the hwy and they continue to be dumb. I could tell that ranger is 2.3. when we came to a hill, I floored it and left them way behind..😎
You say "gumps" like it's a bad thing
 

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You say "gumps" like it's a bad thing
Corrected the term. Here in the west for the past 22 years when the ranger prerunner got more into affect with them and how horrible they built..they drove stupid on the streets. An old friend and I called them gumps. Nothing intended to your user name.
 

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dang... more shots fired @85_Ranger4x4

I got an attack beagle for you!
 

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