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needamudpit
05-18-2007, 12:02 AM
... 2007 Ford Ranger Sport 4x4... gotta say, im pretty damn excited about this cuz every other vehicle ive ever owned was in turn, a piece with 300000kms on it. So i traded in my beloved XJ which they gave me a measley grand for, and im rollin in the new Ranger, aptly named Walker Texas. The only thing is that because im only 18 they couldnt sell it to me or insure it in my name, so my dear old ma signed all the papers...dont worry, its all coming out of my pocket still. so next step is to gift it to my name, cancel the new insurance and then reinsure it in my name yadda yadda so on... here she is the day she rolled off the train...
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y53/smitty_33/SP_A0165.jpg

any tips for a first time ford owner would be super... hope to see ya out there soon.[36]

Cheeky
05-18-2007, 12:13 AM
burn it,what a waste of $$$$,come back when your ready to scratch it:D

HEAVY METAL
05-18-2007, 08:10 AM
hey thats westcoast ford....glad ur ahppy...

Kinslayer
05-18-2007, 09:26 AM
Don't take it off road.

mark
05-19-2007, 11:59 PM
what ya pay for that??

needamudpit
05-20-2007, 01:57 AM
ya thanks fellas... you too Cheeky fer your kind advice, but I dont think it will be taken... yup, West Coast Ford, guy was a bit of a douche hole... after taxes, cost about 26 and some change... saved about 2g's with the CP rail discount.

ps: Oh yah... If anyones interested, my old XJ's fer sale at Maple Ridge Auto Sales... solid rig.

bakelite
05-20-2007, 07:25 AM
Congratulations...nice looking truck. [cheers]

HEAVY METAL
05-20-2007, 07:48 AM
cool man.. yeah i work for the westcoast autogroup... when ya need a w/s pm me yo...

brothergrimms
05-20-2007, 10:18 AM
another mazda in disgutise hold on mazda is a better truck.........[16] [16]

Caribourob
05-20-2007, 10:40 AM
Buy a circuit breaker for the fuse under the hood that controls the 4 wheel drive actuator. My 02 had a habit of blowing this fuse if the gears were not aligned when it shifted at a stand still. Get the same amperage, self re setting and it might help you out. Ford may have corrected this by 07, but you never know.
Rob

needamudpit
05-20-2007, 01:35 PM
Thanks fer the advise man, we'll see how she goes... and ya actually i was looking at the Mazda B4000 first, but the nearest one was in Red Deer. Heavy, thanks man, I'll keep that in mind... youre at the West Coast Detail right?