1987 Ford Ranger




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Dirtman

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Woweeee a range of 30 miles! If this were 1865 that would be... still not too great...
 

rusty ol ranger

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Woweeee a range of 30 miles! If this were 1865 that would be... still not too great...
TFL truck recently tested a tesla SUV pulling 4500lbs and it barely made the 65 mi round trip. It wouldnt have had they not shut off the air and drove 15 under the speed limit.

So by that metric id say that ranger aint bad considering the tesla was like 90,000.

Plus the ranger looks better.

Why some people go nuts for electric ill never know
 

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that might do pretty good in the winter for a 2wd , think of all that battery weight in the back. and they are under the bed, its still useable as a truck. Im sure the builder never considered that considering its in florida.
 

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that might do pretty good in the winter for a 2wd , think of all that battery weight in the back. and they are under the bed, its still useable as a truck. Im sure the builder never considered that considering its in florida.
I can create the same effect with about 10 cement blocks in the bed. Whole lot cheaper to.
 

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well yes, My winter weight was a 3/4 ton spare tire (9.50-16.5) filled with sand. rolled it onto a bathroom scale once to see what it weighed. 225 pounds. did take up quite a bit of bed space though.
 

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well yes, My winter weight was a 3/4 ton spare tire (9.50-16.5) filled with sand. rolled it onto a bathroom scale once to see what it weighed. 225 pounds. did take up quite a bit of bed space though.
I got an old 20 gallon (i think) barrel i filled with sand. I generally dont bother with weight in my 2wds now that i live in town, a good set of BFG A/Ts and ive never had an issue.

Now i strap it to the back of my old 78 MTD garden tractor for snow removal duties, goes like hell in a straight line but you cant turn it lol.
 

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that might do pretty good in the winter for a 2wd , think of all that battery weight in the back. and they are under the bed, its still useable as a truck. Im sure the builder never considered that considering its in florida.

You'd drive out into a snowstorm in a truck that has a range of 30 miles "driving conservative"? :icon_confused:

Why not walk and save on towing costs?
 

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You'd drive out into a snowstorm in a truck that has a range of 30 miles "driving conservative"? :icon_confused:

Why not walk and save on towing costs?
I live 8 miles from where I work, a 30 mile range would work for me on a daily driver
 

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True... hopefully you'd never need to run the heat or god forbid there is a construction detour on the way though. :ROFLMAO:
 

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Carrying concrete blocks in the back of a pickup in the winter is a good way to die during a wreck...
 

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If you need concrete blocks in the back of your truck in order for it to move, you shouldn't be driving fast enough for them to ever be a safety issue. I use sand bags when it's bad enough out and by then the speed limit is at 20mph anyway.
 


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