New grille for my Ranger, but need your opinion...

Leave the new grille matte or paint the surround gloss black?

  • Leave it Matte.

    Votes: 10 90.9%
  • Paint it Gloss.

    Votes: 1 9.1%

  • Total voters
    11
  • Poll closed .

SID297

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People love to bash the new Ranger for some reason, but it is a very good truck. I appreciated your review as it was very fair and well-informed. I can run circles around the competition and look much better.

I honestly do miss the previous generation Ranger. My father has my old '04 and it is still going strong and looks great. Yes, it does not have as much power, room, and rides rougher, but a lot can be said about its perfect size, styling, and simplicity.

I'm hoping to get a Tremor Ranger in for testing soon. I'm pretty sure I'll like it.
 

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Yes, I like them so far. A little stiffer on normal surfaces, but much more compliant in the rough stuff. They have proper damping. The FX4 shocks do not. Mine had about 15K miles on them and they were already leaking. I had never had it off-road. WV roads are are not the best, but I am also careful.
 

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Given the sport package trim I would probably go gloss to match. Matte would be more durable as is if you play a lot.
 

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Yes, I like them so far. A little stiffer on normal surfaces, but much more compliant in the rough stuff. They have proper damping. The FX4 shocks do not. Mine had about 15K miles on them and they were already leaking. I had never had it off-road. WV roads are are not the best, but I am also careful.

A few trips Out Wayne is all it takes to show the weakness in the factory shocks.
 

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I was heading out Wayne, right in front of Marvin's Tenampa when the Rubicon got t-boned...Ugh. Nothing good happens out there.
 

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