RE: Military-spec Ford Ranger makes Raptor look feeble

RE: Military-spec Ford Ranger makes Raptor look feeble

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foxbody-87

2,067 posts

113 months

Thursday 10th October
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2.0 diesel, must be savage?

MC Bodge

11,631 posts

122 months

Thursday 10th October
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foxbody-87 said:
2.0 diesel, must be savage?
In the international military drifting and stadium-cross championships, it may well struggle.

That's what it's for, right?

foxbody-87

2,067 posts

113 months

Thursday 10th October
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MC Bodge said:
In the international military drifting and stadium-cross championships, it may well struggle.

That's what it's for, right?
I don’t think anybody’s sure what it’s for if I’m being honest?

donkmeister

1,821 posts

47 months

Thursday 10th October
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GC8 said:
Its an F150 covered in tactical tinsel.
Not even an F-150... The Ranger is smaller than an F-series hence is not available with proper engines.

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Thursday 10th October
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foxbody-87 said:
MC Bodge said:
In the international military drifting and stadium-cross championships, it may well struggle.

That's what it's for, right?
I don’t think anybody’s sure what it’s for if I’m being honest?
Fat bald men with small todgers.....

How much are they? biggrin

Jon_S_Rally

638 posts

35 months

Thursday 10th October
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MC Bodge said:
You may laugh, but what if the British army encountered the Taliban or IS at a junction and lost a traffic light grand prix?
I suppose the critical test would be whether it's faster than a Hilux with ten guys with RPGs in the back?

donkmeister said:
Not even an F-150... The Ranger is smaller than an F-series hence is not available with proper engines.
On the flip-side, it could be that the Ranger is designed for the real world of commercial vehicles in the rest of the world, rather than for folk who carry handguns to church and marry their sisters laugh

300bhp/ton

37,721 posts

137 months

Thursday 10th October
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foxbody-87 said:
MC Bodge said:
In the international military drifting and stadium-cross championships, it may well struggle.

That's what it's for, right?
I don’t think anybody’s sure what it’s for if I’m being honest?
Surely you can't be that dumb or naive? eek

Captain_Morgan

30 posts

6 months

Thursday 10th October
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Walt, Walter Mitty...

DeltonaS

1,978 posts

85 months

Thursday 10th October
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yellowstreak said:
Hired Rangers and L200s have long since replaced the 110 as utility vehicles within the UK. The Dutch use a matt green Amorok that looks similar to this. Ultimately it will do what's required. No ballistic protection needed though, its things like Foxhound from now on if there is a kinetic threat.
Indeed the Amarok has replaced the long used G wagons, the Dutch special forces however use the Defenture.
Also in use by the Dutch and German military are Bushmasters and Fenneks.

The Defenure tested by JWW:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgBJLkf0BsE

Edited by DeltonaS on Thursday 10th October 16:09

MC Bodge

11,631 posts

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Thursday 10th October
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Jon_S_Rally said:
MC Bodge said:
You may laugh, but what if the British army encountered the Taliban or IS at a junction and lost a traffic light grand prix?
I suppose the critical test would be whether it's faster than a Hilux with ten guys with RPGs in the back?

I doubt it will be faster than an RPG

British Beef

1,230 posts

112 months

Friday 11th October
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SydneySE said:
what a pissy effort! not even fit for civil unrest!



https://www.rezvanimotors.com/tank-military-editio...

1000HP hellcat motor... electrified door handles...bullet & bombproof, EMP protected... read the specs at the bottom of the page!

Edited by SydneySE on Wednesday 9th October 22:14
Starting from $295k ........

Russian mafia perhaps, not sure who else!!

scottygib553

180 posts

42 months

Friday 11th October
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The Raptor owners down at the local CrossFit gym will go ballistic when someone shows up in this

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Friday 11th October
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scottygib553 said:
The Raptor owners down at the local CrossFit gym will go ballistic when someone shows up in this
Good thing it's "ballistic - armoured" then................ biggrinbiggrinbiggrin

getmecoat

GC8

18,442 posts

137 months

Friday 11th October
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Needs more tactical LED torches and multi-tools in leather belt pouches...

SydneySE

392 posts

207 months

Monday 21st October
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British Beef said:
Starting from $295k ........

Russian mafia perhaps, not sure who else!!
if you look above in this thread, the dutch military developed the Defenture, which is a £350K vehicle; this pricing is not unusual in military vehicles...

in case you missed the link for the dutch version:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgBJLkf0BsE