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Arthur here from up North.
I've been lurking big time on all the ranger boards since I've had my ranger which has a bit over two years...
I've never registered because well
1st theres like (or there used to be) 5 different boards going on...
2nd between all of them all the info I ever needed was right there with a little searching sometimes.
I bought a 2008 Ford Ranger XLT 4x4 in december 2017.
Quite high mileage (150k) and with tranny that wasn't that healthy anymore. But it was CAD4000
For that I got a Black 2008 XLT 4x4 with :
5 spd manual
front, t-case and fuel skids
the 16" wheels with almost new 245/65/16 Duratracs
Fiberglass cap with "canoe rack" in good shape except doesn't lock.
I knew the tranny was gonna go at some point but it let go sooner than later (about a year after I got it)
Cost me about 2k to swap in one with about 65k miles.
All in all I'm happy with what I got for CAD6k total.
Since then I've been doing maintenance, little upgrades and lately dealing with... rust. Just body though frame is fine.
Right now its on 285/75/16 duratracs on original rims, slight T-bar crank and Bilstein 4600s (great improvement) plus some other little things but I might start a build thread for that and the bigger plans (gears, diffs, coilovers and all those nice things )
I'll upload some pictures soon but they're on my android phone and I'm on a mac right now.
Anyway I've chosen to register here since it's the "newest" ranger site on the block (we'll see if everyone flocks over to here.) and I think I found something interesting for which I'll start a new thread.
Last edited on Sat Apr 13th, 2019 01:59 pm by Arthur
____________________ 2008 XLT 4x4 4.0 5Spd. Pretty much stock except 33's and Bilsteins.
Welcome! Can't wait for pics, sounds like an interesting project.
Read up on the gallery here if you can, great place to store your pics.
____________________ 00 XLT 4WD XCSB 4.0 G2
00 XLT 2WD RCSB 5.0 swap Gherkin
00 XLT 4WD RCSB 3.GO! Jalapeño
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