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U.S. Ford Ranger Production to End December 22

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by Burns, Jun 23, 2011.

  1. Jun 23, 2011 at 11:58 AM
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    Burns

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    Looks like the mini truck is officially dead.

    http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2011/06/ford-ranger-production-in-the-us-will-end-by-december-22-uaw-says.html

     
  2. Jun 23, 2011 at 11:59 AM
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    ckeeton

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    def did not see that one coming.
    surprising that they would end their small truck
     
  3. Jun 23, 2011 at 11:59 AM
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    krimson

    krimson Nothin

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    It's time to end that truck... Seems Ford was neglecting it over the last few years.
     
  4. Jun 23, 2011 at 12:00 PM
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    crf69

    crf69 scraping my emblems off my plasti-dip

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    ummm yeah
    good
     
  5. Jun 23, 2011 at 12:03 PM
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    straycat241

    straycat241 maXXXed out mid travel

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    glad i didnt buy one of those dinosaurs in stead of the ole taco, lolzz
     
  6. Jun 23, 2011 at 12:05 PM
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    whippersnapper02

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    Dumb in my opinion. They should have just updated it but Ford doesn't care since the 150 sells like pancakes.
     
  7. Jun 23, 2011 at 12:08 PM
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    Doesn't the Ranger outsells the Frontier? Lol
     
  8. Jun 23, 2011 at 1:20 PM
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    river rat 69

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  9. Jun 23, 2011 at 1:23 PM
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    TacoDawgfan

    TacoDawgfan Hunker Down You Hairy Dawg!

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    I thought they had already stopped making them. :jerkoff:
     
  10. Jun 23, 2011 at 1:23 PM
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    But then there's this line...

    "However, an all-new Ford Ranger for global markets outside North America goes on sale later this year."

    In this day and age of $4 gas, I find it crazy that all these companies would be eliminating the small truck. I want Toyota to go back the way of the 1st gen .. and drop 750lbs of weight while they're at it.
     
  11. Jun 23, 2011 at 1:25 PM
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    That global Ranger won't make it here.
     
  12. Jun 23, 2011 at 1:26 PM
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    I loved the ranger, wished they had updated it, Ford made a mistake there, not sure where I read it (I think it was Four Wheeler or Petersen's 4Wheel & Off-Road) but GM is ending production of the Canyon and Colorado, not that I was a big fan, I just think it creates less competition for the Tacoma, potentially causing it to go to crap.
     
  13. Jun 23, 2011 at 1:27 PM
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    especk

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    i heard this a while ago too
     
  14. Jun 23, 2011 at 1:37 PM
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    NO Chrome,3" NFab's steps,TRD skid,Wet okie's.011 grill, k&n,5100's,All this comes right off when the old lady says let's go get a NEW ONE!!!
    POTENTIALLY ???
     
  15. Jun 23, 2011 at 1:40 PM
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    Just my thought, there is potential for it to happen.
     
  16. Jun 23, 2011 at 2:15 PM
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    f150 is only 13% bigger than the ranger. So i guess instead of a complete make over they threw a v6 in the 150 to replace the ranger. Every time they do a complete makeover ford goes bigger anyway. Just like the new tacomas are pretty much the same size as the old tundras.
     
  17. Jun 23, 2011 at 2:29 PM
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    I like the size of the ranger. Very compact. I like how big the tacoma is, but sometimes I wish the gen2 was the size of the 1st gen.

    Also, those rangers get pretty shitty mileage considering their size.
     
  18. Jun 23, 2011 at 2:32 PM
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    paintdiddy

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    I swear I didn't know they even made them anymore.I can't tell you the last time I saw one on the road.
     
  19. Jun 23, 2011 at 2:32 PM
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    I think this may increase the value of our vehicles.
     
  20. Jun 23, 2011 at 2:37 PM
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    Same thing i was thinking. I was looking to see how much I could sell my taco for if I needed to and I can still sell it for what I paid for 1 year ago. :eek:
     
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