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ShadowA2J

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I don't know if this is possible but here goes. I always see members telling other members to use the search function, and I just got done spending 30 mins there searching for something I didn't find. The main problem I was having was that what I was looking for is year specific. 99% of the posts that list years are only 2 digits like this: '01. The problem is that the search engine won't let you search for words with just 2 digits. I don't know if there would be any way to maybe add a year option, or something to that effect. Just a suggestion.
 



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jimbo74

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they deleted it, we had it a long time ago... it allowed people to be even lazier.... type in the whole year... you will still find it... or just search under worded terms.....
 






ShadowA2J

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i tried that, typed 1999, came up with 3 posts, without it, had like 200
 






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well, start reading............. you are never going to learn anything by being lazy......
 






ShadowA2J

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hey im not saying im lazy, i just don't want to bother you old timers with another question that could just be as easily answered by me taking a little more time. I guess if it was something they removed, must not of mattered a whole lot. Oh well, back to the search engine.

If you don't hear from me in 2 hours, come pull me out!!:D
 






section525

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Well whats your question? Some of my X is a '99. :D
 






ShadowA2J

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actually i was looking for pics of factory running boards on a '99 sport to see if they would match my '01. I didn't want to start a new topic if i could find it already covered somewhere
 






jimbo74

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did you try and search members profiles? or mugshots? or explorer registry?
 






ShadowA2J

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was working on that before I got this (not so) great idea about a new search function!:D
 






section525

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Are you talkin about the nerf bar deals?
 






ShadowA2J

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yeah, i really like the way factory ones look, but if I can't find factory, I'll go with some chrome. I noticed someone selling some '99 OEM ones for pretty cheap on this board and wanted to know if they would fit my X.
 






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Try searching for '99 like this *99
 






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Originally posted by Rick
Try searching for '99 like this *99

Yeah...that wild card star has helped me in the past....put a * in front of anything too short, and it will think it is the third letter.....
 






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