What gets you through winter?

Discussion in 'Members Rides' started by Burninriverdiver, Feb 10, 2014.

  1. BlackStallion

    BlackStallion New Member

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    My '04 Ranger FX4 Level II... its my daily and my winter machine. I have had an issue w/ my sciatic nerve since 2012, and cant stand to drive a stick shift in stop and go traffic to get to/from work so I got this.

    It's been a trooper! bought it w/ 59k on it in december '09, and it just turned 205k yesterday. Only replaced all 4 ball joints, both front hub bearings, and had trans rebuilt. Other than that, oil, gas, and tires!

    FX4 Level II's got the Alcoa's, Bilstein shocks, skid plates, 4.10 gears, 31" tires, and a torsen rear diff.

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    Those are my winter wheels/tires. My summer wheels/tires are the same exact OEM Alcoa's but with a more friendlier street tread on them lol

    Hauled it's first thing too the other week.. went up north to get this steal for a friend of mine. '86 coupe, 302 w/ trick flow alum heads/stg1 cam, alum intake/holley carb, 8.8 w/ 3.73's, and a T5 w/ a tri-ax. Should be a fun car when we get it's issues sorted out...

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  2. big chris

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    Man there are some good looking winter rides in here.
     
  3. Suspect

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  4. 04GTChris

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    I drive a company provided 2011 Jeep Patriot for the winter and job site travels. It's vinyl wrapped in yellow and white. As much as I hate this Dodge Caliber based car, it preforms in the snow very well. It's not he most comfortable car(8 hour drives suuuccccckk) but, it gets the job done. Throttle response is crappy(especially with the software update to the transmission, deny the upgrade if the dealer offers it). Plus it has butt warmers. Any winter car is good if it has butt warmers.
     
  5. Burninriverdiver

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    Always wanted a level 2, those trucks are great! The ones with a manual trans and transfer case are hard as he'll to find for a good price, so I had to make mine into something close to that with a bronco 2 transfer case.
     
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    great looking ride, those wheels look badass on there
     
  7. Burninriverdiver

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    Cant beat a company car!
     
  8. BlackStallion

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    I wouldnt mind it being a stick shift, but w/ my sciatic nerve being pinched.... driving a stickshift in morning/afternoon rush hour SUCKS... did that w/ my '94 GT for a while.
     
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    Using the dads ranger for the winter up at school. One more week until spring break and the car can come out of hiding
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  10. SMOKEDYA

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    Recently bought this

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    But usually this is what gets us around,love this freakin car!

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    But in the end,with this still got me around

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  11. EVILSN

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    Winters here boys.
    Snow daily
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  12. DropTopPony

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    No Winter here yet :confused1:
     
  13. Burninriverdiver

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    No snow here yet but they already salted the roads coming out of the valley I live in... Put a little work into my ranger yesterday and washed the car to put back in the garage

    Not looking forward to it but I think I'm prepared for snow

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  14. evilcw311

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    Waxed my snowboards in hopes that winter will be here soon.

    Does that count?!?!?


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  15. Addermk2

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    Daily driver...



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  16. whiplash473

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    Just scanning the thread and thought I'd put in my newest addition. '00 Civic to keep the IL winters from getting to my Silverado.

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    2015 Grand Cherokee Altitude Edition. Had it for a little over a year now.
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    Not that I really need a winter beater around here...
     
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    KM2s

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    It was this until recently

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    but I sold it to buy my vert and this

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