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ranger vs our 2nd gen

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Marioso, Dec 17, 2008.

  1. Dec 17, 2008 at 4:25 PM
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    Marioso

    Marioso [OP] El Pitufo

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    whats up guys my bro has a ranger 4.0 and says his will take my tacoma out

    anybody compare these two yet? i see comparisons between tacos and frontiers but no rangers
     
  2. Dec 17, 2008 at 4:26 PM
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    what do you mean "take your tacoma out"
     
  3. Dec 17, 2008 at 4:28 PM
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    are you kidding me? they have not compare them yet because there is no comparison...is like orange and apples.
     
  4. Dec 17, 2008 at 4:29 PM
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    better off road and in general...
     
  5. Dec 17, 2008 at 4:31 PM
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    just brush it off and wait 5 years and see whos still happy with their truck
     
  6. Dec 17, 2008 at 4:32 PM
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    kmok

    kmok Plastidipped ma Hootus!

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    lol :rofl:
     
  7. Dec 17, 2008 at 4:33 PM
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    so frontie > ranger
     
  8. Dec 17, 2008 at 4:35 PM
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    borderbrat

    borderbrat Watching Chris4x4 o.O

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    its all about the driver and i don't think the ranger has a locker option just a limited slip and not even a good one at that. yes the ranger is smaller but thats the only advantage. The last few times i've been offroading i've seen more stranded late model rangers than anything else.
     
  9. Dec 17, 2008 at 4:40 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    If you guys go off roading to find out, make sure you get out front first, otherwise all the parts falling off his truck are liable to damage yours.
     
  10. Dec 17, 2008 at 4:42 PM
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  11. Dec 17, 2008 at 5:44 PM
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    the ranger???? they still make that??? i haven't seen the model change in like NEVER!! ford lost it!!!
     
  12. Dec 17, 2008 at 5:47 PM
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    He's jealous!! Dont waste your time.
     
  13. Dec 17, 2008 at 5:49 PM
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    Tell your bro to lay off the crack
     
  14. Dec 17, 2008 at 5:52 PM
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    No comparison. I've had a couple Rangers. In the 4.0 (the biggesr engine) you get a 160 hp OHV or a 210 hp SOHC. Neither one compares to the power, refinement or fuel economy of our DOHCs.
     
  15. Dec 17, 2008 at 6:15 PM
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    I had a 4.0L Ranger. Like others have said, there is NO comparison. Ford quality sucks, Ford customer service sucks, and Ford trade in value sucks.
     
  16. Dec 17, 2008 at 6:33 PM
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    I think i saw your brother. :D




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  17. Dec 17, 2008 at 6:42 PM
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    I agree with wilson, i didnt get much out of my 04 3.0L ranger edge. Nothing compares to a Toyota in my opinion :D
     
  18. Dec 17, 2008 at 6:50 PM
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    i had a 98 ranger...i kept it for 6 months...

    my buddy has an 04 ranger edge with the 4.0l...that thing sucks donkey nuts for sure...he's had it in the shop more times than i can count and parts that shouldnt have broken and burned up/out etc etc

    whats really funny is i test drove the truck he bought before i knew he was buying a truck...and i remembered how much i hated the ranger i had and decided against it
     
  19. Dec 17, 2008 at 6:52 PM
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    dude you would kill him offroad, race, dependibilty it dosnt matter... you have a toyota, come on man you shouldnt even question it.
     
  20. Dec 17, 2008 at 6:57 PM
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    ford can bounce back if they make a GOOD ranger like the Fiesta!! Man that thing was reliable!! I remember my friend uncle had one, man he beat the crap out of it and ran forever!!
     
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