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Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger
Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger
Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger
Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger
Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger
Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger
Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger
Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger
Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger
Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger
Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger
Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger
FTE Small - RE: Wanted: Inexpensive Cap For A Ranger

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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 00:30:45 -0500
From: "Charles Rogers"
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger

You did not specify the year. If it is an 86-88, be aware that the 2.9L v6
for those years has a bad habit of cracking cylinder heads.
- -----Original Message-----
From: JJ Thomas
Date: Sunday, April 25, 1999 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger


>What Year?
>
>At 21:01 04/25/99 -0400, you wrote:
>>Hello:-)
>>
>>
>> A reputable local used vehicle dealer has this beautiful Ford Ranger
>>extended cab for sale. The 2 wheel drive, XLT 2.9/6 engine has a bed
liner,
>>automatic transmission, tape deck, am / fm radio, air conditioning, tow
kit,
>>rope hooks on the sides of the bed walls, new muffler system (tail pipe
has
>>surface rust), mint interior, enough rust overall to fill a nickel,
>>scratches on the top of the bed walls that have been filled in, great
>>breaks, near new tires and an engine that has been meticulously cared for
>>with its 124,909 miles that has never been in any kind of accident. The
>>vehicle was a trade in to the local Ford dealer and then purchased by the
>>used car dealer. The lemon law stipulations have been checked and
>>everything passes. The hood release cable has been broken and I have
been
>>told dozens of them break. Sold retail the truck could be sold for $4995
>>yet the dealer is selling the vehicle for $4100.
>>
>> All your thoughts and experience please:-)
>>
>>One soon to be truck owner.
>>
>>William K. Mahler
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>
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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 00:30:45 -0500
From: "Charles Rogers"
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger

You did not specify the year. If it is an 86-88, be aware that the 2.9L v6
for those years has a bad habit of cracking cylinder heads.
- -----Original Message-----
From: JJ Thomas
Date: Sunday, April 25, 1999 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger


>What Year?
>
>At 21:01 04/25/99 -0400, you wrote:
>>Hello:-)
>>
>>
>> A reputable local used vehicle dealer has this beautiful Ford Ranger
>>extended cab for sale. The 2 wheel drive, XLT 2.9/6 engine has a bed
liner,
>>automatic transmission, tape deck, am / fm radio, air conditioning, tow
kit,
>>rope hooks on the sides of the bed walls, new muffler system (tail pipe
has
>>surface rust), mint interior, enough rust overall to fill a nickel,
>>scratches on the top of the bed walls that have been filled in, great
>>breaks, near new tires and an engine that has been meticulously cared for
>>with its 124,909 miles that has never been in any kind of accident. The
>>vehicle was a trade in to the local Ford dealer and then purchased by the
>>used car dealer. The lemon law stipulations have been checked and
>>everything passes. The hood release cable has been broken and I have
been
>>told dozens of them break. Sold retail the truck could be sold for $4995
>>yet the dealer is selling the vehicle for $4100.
>>
>> All your thoughts and experience please:-)
>>
>>One soon to be truck owner.
>>
>>William K. Mahler
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>
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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 00:30:45 -0500
From: "Charles Rogers"
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger

You did not specify the year. If it is an 86-88, be aware that the 2.9L v6
for those years has a bad habit of cracking cylinder heads.
- -----Original Message-----
From: JJ Thomas
Date: Sunday, April 25, 1999 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger


>What Year?
>
>At 21:01 04/25/99 -0400, you wrote:
>>Hello:-)
>>
>>
>> A reputable local used vehicle dealer has this beautiful Ford Ranger
>>extended cab for sale. The 2 wheel drive, XLT 2.9/6 engine has a bed
liner,
>>automatic transmission, tape deck, am / fm radio, air conditioning, tow
kit,
>>rope hooks on the sides of the bed walls, new muffler system (tail pipe
has
>>surface rust), mint interior, enough rust overall to fill a nickel,
>>scratches on the top of the bed walls that have been filled in, great
>>breaks, near new tires and an engine that has been meticulously cared for
>>with its 124,909 miles that has never been in any kind of accident. The
>>vehicle was a trade in to the local Ford dealer and then purchased by the
>>used car dealer. The lemon law stipulations have been checked and
>>everything passes. The hood release cable has been broken and I have
been
>>told dozens of them break. Sold retail the truck could be sold for $4995
>>yet the dealer is selling the vehicle for $4100.
>>
>> All your thoughts and experience please:-)
>>
>>One soon to be truck owner.
>>
>>William K. Mahler
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>== FTE: Uns*bscribe and posting info http://www.ford-trucks.com/faq.html
>
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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 00:30:45 -0500
From: "Charles Rogers"
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger

You did not specify the year. If it is an 86-88, be aware that the 2.9L v6
for those years has a bad habit of cracking cylinder heads.
- -----Original Message-----
From: JJ Thomas
Date: Sunday, April 25, 1999 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger


>What Year?
>
>At 21:01 04/25/99 -0400, you wrote:
>>Hello:-)
>>
>>
>> A reputable local used vehicle dealer has this beautiful Ford Ranger
>>extended cab for sale. The 2 wheel drive, XLT 2.9/6 engine has a bed
liner,
>>automatic transmission, tape deck, am / fm radio, air conditioning, tow
kit,
>>rope hooks on the sides of the bed walls, new muffler system (tail pipe
has
>>surface rust), mint interior, enough rust overall to fill a nickel,
>>scratches on the top of the bed walls that have been filled in, great
>>breaks, near new tires and an engine that has been meticulously cared for
>>with its 124,909 miles that has never been in any kind of accident. The
>>vehicle was a trade in to the local Ford dealer and then purchased by the
>>used car dealer. The lemon law stipulations have been checked and
>>everything passes. The hood release cable has been broken and I have
been
>>told dozens of them break. Sold retail the truck could be sold for $4995
>>yet the dealer is selling the vehicle for $4100.
>>
>> All your thoughts and experience please:-)
>>
>>One soon to be truck owner.
>>
>>William K. Mahler
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>== FTE: Uns*bscribe and posting info http://www.ford-trucks.com/faq.html
>
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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 00:30:45 -0500
From: "Charles Rogers"
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger

You did not specify the year. If it is an 86-88, be aware that the 2.9L v6
for those years has a bad habit of cracking cylinder heads.
- -----Original Message-----
From: JJ Thomas
Date: Sunday, April 25, 1999 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger


>What Year?
>
>At 21:01 04/25/99 -0400, you wrote:
>>Hello:-)
>>
>>
>> A reputable local used vehicle dealer has this beautiful Ford Ranger
>>extended cab for sale. The 2 wheel drive, XLT 2.9/6 engine has a bed
liner,
>>automatic transmission, tape deck, am / fm radio, air conditioning, tow
kit,
>>rope hooks on the sides of the bed walls, new muffler system (tail pipe
has
>>surface rust), mint interior, enough rust overall to fill a nickel,
>>scratches on the top of the bed walls that have been filled in, great
>>breaks, near new tires and an engine that has been meticulously cared for
>>with its 124,909 miles that has never been in any kind of accident. The
>>vehicle was a trade in to the local Ford dealer and then purchased by the
>>used car dealer. The lemon law stipulations have been checked and
>>everything passes. The hood release cable has been broken and I have
been
>>told dozens of them break. Sold retail the truck could be sold for $4995
>>yet the dealer is selling the vehicle for $4100.
>>
>> All your thoughts and experience please:-)
>>
>>One soon to be truck owner.
>>
>>William K. Mahler
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>== FTE: Uns*bscribe and posting info http://www.ford-trucks.com/faq.html
>
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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 00:30:45 -0500
From: "Charles Rogers"
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger

You did not specify the year. If it is an 86-88, be aware that the 2.9L v6
for those years has a bad habit of cracking cylinder heads.
- -----Original Message-----
From: JJ Thomas
Date: Sunday, April 25, 1999 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger


>What Year?
>
>At 21:01 04/25/99 -0400, you wrote:
>>Hello:-)
>>
>>
>> A reputable local used vehicle dealer has this beautiful Ford Ranger
>>extended cab for sale. The 2 wheel drive, XLT 2.9/6 engine has a bed
liner,
>>automatic transmission, tape deck, am / fm radio, air conditioning, tow
kit,
>>rope hooks on the sides of the bed walls, new muffler system (tail pipe
has
>>surface rust), mint interior, enough rust overall to fill a nickel,
>>scratches on the top of the bed walls that have been filled in, great
>>breaks, near new tires and an engine that has been meticulously cared for
>>with its 124,909 miles that has never been in any kind of accident. The
>>vehicle was a trade in to the local Ford dealer and then purchased by the
>>used car dealer. The lemon law stipulations have been checked and
>>everything passes. The hood release cable has been broken and I have
been
>>told dozens of them break. Sold retail the truck could be sold for $4995
>>yet the dealer is selling the vehicle for $4100.
>>
>> All your thoughts and experience please:-)
>>
>>One soon to be truck owner.
>>
>>William K. Mahler
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>== FTE: Uns*bscribe and posting info http://www.ford-trucks.com/faq.html
>
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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 00:30:45 -0500
From: "Charles Rogers"
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger

You did not specify the year. If it is an 86-88, be aware that the 2.9L v6
for those years has a bad habit of cracking cylinder heads.
- -----Original Message-----
From: JJ Thomas
Date: Sunday, April 25, 1999 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger


>What Year?
>
>At 21:01 04/25/99 -0400, you wrote:
>>Hello:-)
>>
>>
>> A reputable local used vehicle dealer has this beautiful Ford Ranger
>>extended cab for sale. The 2 wheel drive, XLT 2.9/6 engine has a bed
liner,
>>automatic transmission, tape deck, am / fm radio, air conditioning, tow
kit,
>>rope hooks on the sides of the bed walls, new muffler system (tail pipe
has
>>surface rust), mint interior, enough rust overall to fill a nickel,
>>scratches on the top of the bed walls that have been filled in, great
>>breaks, near new tires and an engine that has been meticulously cared for
>>with its 124,909 miles that has never been in any kind of accident. The
>>vehicle was a trade in to the local Ford dealer and then purchased by the
>>used car dealer. The lemon law stipulations have been checked and
>>everything passes. The hood release cable has been broken and I have
been
>>told dozens of them break. Sold retail the truck could be sold for $4995
>>yet the dealer is selling the vehicle for $4100.
>>
>> All your thoughts and experience please:-)
>>
>>One soon to be truck owner.
>>
>>William K. Mahler
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>== FTE: Uns*bscribe and posting info http://www.ford-trucks.com/faq.html
>
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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 00:30:45 -0500
From: "Charles Rogers"
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger

You did not specify the year. If it is an 86-88, be aware that the 2.9L v6
for those years has a bad habit of cracking cylinder heads.
- -----Original Message-----
From: JJ Thomas
Date: Sunday, April 25, 1999 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger


>What Year?
>
>At 21:01 04/25/99 -0400, you wrote:
>>Hello:-)
>>
>>
>> A reputable local used vehicle dealer has this beautiful Ford Ranger
>>extended cab for sale. The 2 wheel drive, XLT 2.9/6 engine has a bed
liner,
>>automatic transmission, tape deck, am / fm radio, air conditioning, tow
kit,
>>rope hooks on the sides of the bed walls, new muffler system (tail pipe
has
>>surface rust), mint interior, enough rust overall to fill a nickel,
>>scratches on the top of the bed walls that have been filled in, great
>>breaks, near new tires and an engine that has been meticulously cared for
>>with its 124,909 miles that has never been in any kind of accident. The
>>vehicle was a trade in to the local Ford dealer and then purchased by the
>>used car dealer. The lemon law stipulations have been checked and
>>everything passes. The hood release cable has been broken and I have
been
>>told dozens of them break. Sold retail the truck could be sold for $4995
>>yet the dealer is selling the vehicle for $4100.
>>
>> All your thoughts and experience please:-)
>>
>>One soon to be truck owner.
>>
>>William K. Mahler
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>== FTE: Uns*bscribe and posting info http://www.ford-trucks.com/faq.html
>
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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 00:30:45 -0500
From: "Charles Rogers"
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger

You did not specify the year. If it is an 86-88, be aware that the 2.9L v6
for those years has a bad habit of cracking cylinder heads.
- -----Original Message-----
From: JJ Thomas
Date: Sunday, April 25, 1999 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger


>What Year?
>
>At 21:01 04/25/99 -0400, you wrote:
>>Hello:-)
>>
>>
>> A reputable local used vehicle dealer has this beautiful Ford Ranger
>>extended cab for sale. The 2 wheel drive, XLT 2.9/6 engine has a bed
liner,
>>automatic transmission, tape deck, am / fm radio, air conditioning, tow
kit,
>>rope hooks on the sides of the bed walls, new muffler system (tail pipe
has
>>surface rust), mint interior, enough rust overall to fill a nickel,
>>scratches on the top of the bed walls that have been filled in, great
>>breaks, near new tires and an engine that has been meticulously cared for
>>with its 124,909 miles that has never been in any kind of accident. The
>>vehicle was a trade in to the local Ford dealer and then purchased by the
>>used car dealer. The lemon law stipulations have been checked and
>>everything passes. The hood release cable has been broken and I have
been
>>told dozens of them break. Sold retail the truck could be sold for $4995
>>yet the dealer is selling the vehicle for $4100.
>>
>> All your thoughts and experience please:-)
>>
>>One soon to be truck owner.
>>
>>William K. Mahler
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>== FTE: Uns*bscribe and posting info http://www.ford-trucks.com/faq.html
>
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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 00:30:45 -0500
From: "Charles Rogers"
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger

You did not specify the year. If it is an 86-88, be aware that the 2.9L v6
for those years has a bad habit of cracking cylinder heads.
- -----Original Message-----
From: JJ Thomas
Date: Sunday, April 25, 1999 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger


>What Year?
>
>At 21:01 04/25/99 -0400, you wrote:
>>Hello:-)
>>
>>
>> A reputable local used vehicle dealer has this beautiful Ford Ranger
>>extended cab for sale. The 2 wheel drive, XLT 2.9/6 engine has a bed
liner,
>>automatic transmission, tape deck, am / fm radio, air conditioning, tow
kit,
>>rope hooks on the sides of the bed walls, new muffler system (tail pipe
has
>>surface rust), mint interior, enough rust overall to fill a nickel,
>>scratches on the top of the bed walls that have been filled in, great
>>breaks, near new tires and an engine that has been meticulously cared for
>>with its 124,909 miles that has never been in any kind of accident. The
>>vehicle was a trade in to the local Ford dealer and then purchased by the
>>used car dealer. The lemon law stipulations have been checked and
>>everything passes. The hood release cable has been broken and I have
been
>>told dozens of them break. Sold retail the truck could be sold for $4995
>>yet the dealer is selling the vehicle for $4100.
>>
>> All your thoughts and experience please:-)
>>
>>One soon to be truck owner.
>>
>>William K. Mahler
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>== FTE: Uns*bscribe and posting info http://www.ford-trucks.com/faq.html
>
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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 00:30:45 -0500
From: "Charles Rogers"
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger

You did not specify the year. If it is an 86-88, be aware that the 2.9L v6
for those years has a bad habit of cracking cylinder heads.
- -----Original Message-----
From: JJ Thomas
Date: Sunday, April 25, 1999 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger


>What Year?
>
>At 21:01 04/25/99 -0400, you wrote:
>>Hello:-)
>>
>>
>> A reputable local used vehicle dealer has this beautiful Ford Ranger
>>extended cab for sale. The 2 wheel drive, XLT 2.9/6 engine has a bed
liner,
>>automatic transmission, tape deck, am / fm radio, air conditioning, tow
kit,
>>rope hooks on the sides of the bed walls, new muffler system (tail pipe
has
>>surface rust), mint interior, enough rust overall to fill a nickel,
>>scratches on the top of the bed walls that have been filled in, great
>>breaks, near new tires and an engine that has been meticulously cared for
>>with its 124,909 miles that has never been in any kind of accident. The
>>vehicle was a trade in to the local Ford dealer and then purchased by the
>>used car dealer. The lemon law stipulations have been checked and
>>everything passes. The hood release cable has been broken and I have
been
>>told dozens of them break. Sold retail the truck could be sold for $4995
>>yet the dealer is selling the vehicle for $4100.
>>
>> All your thoughts and experience please:-)
>>
>>One soon to be truck owner.
>>
>>William K. Mahler
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>== FTE: Uns*bscribe and posting info http://www.ford-trucks.com/faq.html
>
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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 00:30:45 -0500
From: "Charles Rogers"
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger

You did not specify the year. If it is an 86-88, be aware that the 2.9L v6
for those years has a bad habit of cracking cylinder heads.
- -----Original Message-----
From: JJ Thomas
Date: Sunday, April 25, 1999 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: FTE Small - Buying That First Ranger


>What Year?
>
>At 21:01 04/25/99 -0400, you wrote:
>>Hello:-)
>>
>>
>> A reputable local used vehicle dealer has this beautiful Ford Ranger
>>extended cab for sale. The 2 wheel drive, XLT 2.9/6 engine has a bed
liner,
>>automatic transmission, tape deck, am / fm radio, air conditioning, tow
kit,
>>rope hooks on the sides of the bed walls, new muffler system (tail pipe
has
>>surface rust), mint interior, enough rust overall to fill a nickel,
>>scratches on the top of the bed walls that have been filled in, great
>>breaks, near new tires and an engine that has been meticulously cared for
>>with its 124,909 miles that has never been in any kind of accident. The
>>vehicle was a trade in to the local Ford dealer and then purchased by the
>>used car dealer. The lemon law stipulations have been checked and
>>everything passes. The hood release cable has been broken and I have
been
>>told dozens of them break. Sold retail the truck could be sold for $4995
>>yet the dealer is selling the vehicle for $4100.
>>
>> All your thoughts and experience please:-)
>>
>>One soon to be truck owner.
>>
>>William K. Mahler
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>== FTE: Uns*bscribe and posting info http://www.ford-trucks.com/faq.html
>
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Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 05:27:23 -0400
From: Jeff
Subject: FTE Small - RE: Wanted: Inexpensive Cap For A Ranger

William,

If you truck is along bed, I have a cap (topper) that has full length slider
windows on the sides and a pass through in the front. It is aluminum, and almost....


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