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is it to nice for me?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by supersize75k5, Oct 27, 2005.

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should shawn drive this

  1. two nice for me to take care of..

    76.9%
  2. maybe ill change and it will stay nice

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  1. supersize75k5

    supersize75k5 OrganDonorRacing.com

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    Im loving it, but im afraid it will get stolen, well if some other act of god doesnt happen whele im driving.

    so too nice for a daily driver work truck?

    or maybe ill change my ways and be nice to it?
     
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  2. BranndonC

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    How is it on gas? Don't you do a lot of driving for work?
     
  4. supersize75k5

    supersize75k5 OrganDonorRacing.com

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    well saterday I bought a ranger, with a 4 banger and a 5 speed,

    but I have had my eye on this and i can have it out right after trading the ranger, the jeep and a tiny amount of cash,


    it has 11,00 miles, a v6 and a 5 speed, paint is 3 months old, new interior ect..

    the truck was a theft recovery so thats why its cheap, but I am getting it from a personal friends body shop and I saw it before his employees worked on it.

    I think the gas milage wont be that bad, I drove it all yesterday and today I have to drive a hundred miles or so. I should be able to get an idea on the gas mpg today.

    it just seems to nice for me, but I dunno
     
  5. Inu-Hanyou1776

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    :dunno: That I consider to be an insult to truckdom. The famed Cadillac wreath does not belong IMHO on the front of a pickup, even if that is just an Escalade front clip and interior grafted onto a Silverado.
     
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    Don't get it, you will hate the v-6.
     
  7. supersize75k5

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    im already am driving it and like the v-6, it moves just fine surprisingly

    I exspected it to be gutless and slow but its really not, it makes my 4 banger ranger feel like a piece of bird crap on my windshield of life.. :crazy:
     
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    they run great, but i would much rather have the 4.8 v-8, your not gaining much in terms of fuel economy either. I just think you will notice once you load the back down with axles or tires you will definately notice it, where as the v-8 will do much better and easier.
     
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    Its pretty cool but if your ranger is a 2.3 I can help you make it run a little better :D
     
  10. Inu-Hanyou1776

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    How? Normal vehicle I drive in an '89 2.3 Ranger that is an absolute DOG (mainly because it's an automatic)!
     
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    does it involve Merkur XR4Ti or Mustang SVO parts? :D
     
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    why yes it does :D
     
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    and 11 second ETs i assume. :bow: care to share any info?
     
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    It really doesnt take much to make the 2.3 turbo run well. I had an 83 t-bird that had about $1000 worth of mods, and was my daily driver (18-20mpg city and 32 on the hiway) it ran 13.2 at 103 very consistantly and ran 12 flat at 112 mph on a 75 shot. Didnt have too much stuff done to it, ported factory head, a roller cam, ported intake, ported exhaust, 3" exhaust system, intercooler from a grand national and a computer out of a later 88 turbocoupe. I ran 24psi on 93 pump gas. the car made 273rwhp and 342ftlb. it was a very fun car, wish I didnt sell it for a 4door family car :mad: Anyways if anyone wants info on 2.3t cars or swaps, you can check out turboford.org. Oh I am now building a 77 mgb with a 2.3t 5spd and alot more mods than my t-bird had :D

    SORRY FOR THE HIJACK
     
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    Think full coverage insurence.
     

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