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Clawson, Michigan
United States

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Alton, New Hampshire
United States


1985 Ford Ranger XLT


2005 Ford Ranger STX

“The Driver”

Photo of: 1985 Ford Ranger

No longer owned

Photo of: 2005 Ford Ranger

Head to Head


About “Anger”

A $600 running driving 4wheel drive truck with working 4 wheel drive? That's what this was. It's almost as rusty as you could imagine. The floors were surprising rust free but the fenders, box sides, and the hole in the drivers door were another story. It put up with tons and tons of abuse, hitting trees while off roading, being dropped off a ledge, bending the driveshaft and being driven home like that, backing into a tree while off roading, twice laying up against a wall in a tight spot. But it treated me well and never left me stranded more than a half a block from my house.

The paint job is a result of deciding I was going to spray paint it. I asked my friends their opinions. I was thinking flat black with some flames or racing stripes in a fluorescent color or fluorescent with the fluorescent design. Then my friend Joe gave me the idea, the P-40 fighter plane shark mouth. It was intended to be on a fluorescent blue base but that color didn't cover well enough to paint the whole truck with it so after one coat that idea got scraped for the flat black.

About “The Driver”

'05 Ford Ranger STX (whatever that means!)
My daily driver - also hauls my motocrosser (see bikes)


Specs for “Anger”

2.8L V-6
5 speed

Specs for “The Driver”

-3.0L V6


Factory Options for “Anger”

dual fuel tanks
tape player with premium sound

Factory Options for “The Driver”

STX options (not many)


Mods for “Anger”

A/C delete - it didn't work anyway
natural weight reduction plus some sawzall help evening out the wheel wells in the rear
custom paint
2 inch lift
Maxxis Mud Tires

Mods for “The Driver”

Extang Full-Tilt tonneau cover


Photo Albums 1 – 1 of 1

Cover photo of Anger album
Photos: 44

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Cover photo of Ranger pics album
Ranger pics
Photos: 4

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Points for Anger Total Votes Points for The Driver
25 13 40


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