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1998 Ford Ranger Super-cab XLT 4x4 (P*O*S)
Last updated Sep 19, 2014
This was a decent truck when I got it, but not nearly as good as "The Little Red Rescue Ranger" my ex took from me. It had so many things wrong with it that the "to do" list read like a grocery list. Somehow this POS kept going. When it quit, it got put up for sale and sold within hours!
1998 Ranger 4x4 XLT super-Cab
AM/FM Cassette Stereo
Remote Door Locks
3.0 L V-6
Crashed in winter of 2005 because 4x4 kicked out and rear brakes failed. Wiped out entire left side. Replace with used parts. Interior lights and power windows quit working (driver's window mechanism replaced with manual unit). Speedometer quit working. Cruise-control quit working. Windshield wipers quit working. Arm-rest/console lid broke. Passenger seat adjuster handle broke off (operated with vise-grips). Anything else goes wrong, I'm scrapping it and parting it out!
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