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Magazine Archives

January - March 2003

Fall Round-Up 2002

Manual Hub Swap

Replacing 4" Coils With 6" Coils

Dana 44 With Leaf Springs

Will's Project Ranger Part 1

Sherrod Bronco II Convertible

April - June 2003
Planning For 2003
4-Cylinder Oil Filter Upgrade
Oil Sender Replacement
James Duff Traction Bars
TTB Suspension Tuning
Adding Hood Scoops
Will's Project Ranger Part 2
Mark's 351 Powered Ranger
Jim Pates Ranger

July - Sept 2003
Spring Round-Up 2003
Changing Bearings In Manual Hubs
Electric Fan Install
Design Your Own Lift Brackets
Lifting On A Budget
Installing A Front Locker
Dealing With Engine Vacuum
Will's Project Ranger Part 3
Dave Osborn's Ranger
Diesel Explorer

Fall 2003

Fall Round-Up 2003

Broken Shock Mount

Rear Disc On Your 8.8

F-150 Coils 

Maximum Flex For TTB

Install A 3/4 Drop

Getting More Spark From 3.0

The 8.8 Swap

1993 - 1997 Tow Hook Install

Towing Trailers

Wills' Bronco II
Welding To Your Frame
Fog Light Upgrade
Slider Latch Upgrade
Core Values Of Wheeling
March 2004
Jubean's 2.3 Turbo Ranger
Optimizing Skyjacker Suspension
Build A Custom 3.0 Intake
Selecting Wire Size
Paris Ontario Snow Run
Carb-Cam-Intake: Get over It!
Chad's Solid Axle Ranger
Vacuum Hubs
OBDII Code Reader
Form Follows Function
May 2004
Diesel Ranger
Using Jeep Hubs
Front Receiver Install
Spring Round-Up
Ready for Diesels
June 2004
Nemesis' Rag Top B2
One-Piece Driveshaft Swap
Automotive Air Conditioning
Going To Lunch - The Hard Way
Will Goes To The 500
December 2005
Jake's Little White Ranger
Securing Hubs to Rotors
Flipping Rear Hangers
See you in '06
Confessions of an Addict
January 2006
(pages missing)
Winching Errors
Fixing Cab Leaks
Review: '02 F350
Origin of the Species
February 2006
Mechanix Bronco II
Gen I & II Snorkels
Diffs For Dummies
Snowball 2006
The Squeaky Wheel

Spring 2006

Spring Round-Up 2006

Chevy Leaf Spring Swap

Bombproofing Dana 35 Axles

4.0 Clutch Swap

Cheap Camo Paint

Not All There Racing's '95 Ranger

Summer 2006
New England Spring Trail ride
Throttle Cable Mod
Remote Radiator Install
Double Carden Joint Replacement
Sean Shaw's 1994 Ranger pre-runner

Spring 2007

RandyM's Badlands Run

BW1350-BW1354 Transfer Case Doubler

98-00 Ranger Hub/Bearing Assembly Replacement

Blower Motor Diagnostics


Winter 2007/2008
1998 Ranger Heater Core Replacement
Homemade Explorer Snorkel
Shifter Bushings
3.8 Mass Air Flow Sensor On 4.0
Dana 44 to Dana 35 Knuckle Swap
4-Link Tech - Measurements & Materials
Monster Truck Suspension Evolution
Chico4554's Dana 44 Build
Spring 2008
Suspension Joints
CD Install
Lock-Right Install
Tail Light Upgrade
How To Set Up Nitrous Oxide
Changing Your Fuel Filter
Ford Ranger 'High Rider' STX

Summer 2008

Fuel Mileage

5.0L EFI V-8 Swap

Securing Your Rig On Your Trailer

Universal Joints

Fender Cutting 101

LED Lights

Dome Light Upgrade

Fall 2008


Explorer Overhead Console & Lighted Visor

Explorer Center Console

Aftermarket Speaker Install

Odometer Worm Gear Replacement

Air Bag Installation

Steering Box Rebuild

EBC Brakes

Bradley's Old Red - 1989 Ford Ranger

Winter 2008/2009

TRS VS Social and Traditional Media
Welding Symbols
Superlift Bracket Repair
Steering Tech
Spring Hanger Replacement
Rear Axle Flip
Applying A Roll On Bed Liner
Infinity Subwoofer Install
Center Console Build
New Carpet Installation
'Not All There' PreRunner Ranger
Brendank69's 1-Ton Ranger
The Yellow Soft Top

Spring 2009

Rumblegoat Racing Experience

Back Measuring

Belltech 6400 Shackle Install

2007+ Mirror Mod

2007+ Fog Light Mod

Removing A Ranger Rear Window

Odometer Gauge Swap


Tailgate Lock

TRS-2 Ranger Makeover Part I

Rangers At Primm

Summer 2009
Metal Design
Shocking Dimensions
Ford Oval Color Change
Idler & Tensioner Pulley Replacement
Train Horns
Blinker Modification
Blend Door
Federal Sticker
Billy's Red Sled
Fall 2009
2.3L Electric Thermostat
Saginaw Power Steering Pump
Gear Indicator Adjust/Repair
89-92 Ford Ranger Headlight Repair
Light Polishing
Explorer 5.0 Swap
Cruise Control
RichD's Cummins 4BT Diesel Ranger
Winter 2009/2010
Supporting Local Business
Front Mount Receiver
Gauge Removal
Tripminder (MPG Meter)
Full Hydro Steering
Factory Power Doors
Probox Universal Enclosure
Spring Shackle & Hanger Replacement
Throttle Position Sensor
Ranger Name History
Ford Ranger II
Summer 2010
Shop News
The Ranger Militia
Pvt. Andrew Miller (AMiller)
Pvt. Andrew Miller Fundraiser
TRS Banner Across America
The Henry Ford Museum 
Henry Ford's Greenfield Village
Recovering Your Headliner
Ranger Center Console Fix
Timing Belt Replacement
Alternator Upgrade
The Ford 4.6L (281 CID) Engine
Isuzu Trooper Mirrors
Oil Filter Upgrade
Properly Wiring Accessories

January 2011

Name Changes & Restructuring

TRS Banner Across America - Part 2



Explorer 5.0L Swap

4.0L OHV Gasket Replacement

SOHC 4.0L Plugs & Wires

M5OD-R1HD Transmission Swap

M5OD Transmission Swap

PML Diff Cover

98+ Up Front Clip Conversion

Keyless Entry

Angry Irons Rally Ranger

Summer 2011

Is Old School Coming Back?
TRS Banner Across America Part 3
Bryan Smith - TREC C747 Racer
Explorer 4.0L Swap
Rear Axle Seal Replacement
Pinion Seals
Rotrax Retractable Tonneau Cover
Taillight Swap
Southern Storm Monster Ranger


Winter 2011/2012
TRS Banner Across America - Finished
Mixing Paint
The Final North American Ford Ranger
Ford Twin Cities Assembly Plant
2012 Global Ford Ranger
Choosing A Bug Out Vehicle
Overlanding & Road Trips In The USA
Safari Pacific Ford Ranger
Tire Load Ratings
Trailer Tire Wear
Ford Roll-A-Long Ranger
Billy Diesel 7.3L Turbo Diesel Ford Ranger

January 2017

Self Driving Vehicles
TRS Banner Across North America Part 1 
TRS Banner Across North America Part 2 
TRS Banner Across North America Part 3 
TRS Banner Across North America Part 4
1998-2011 Ford Ranger Coilover Conversion
The Ford Ranger FX4
How To Spot A Ford Ranger FX4 31-Spline Axle
Manual Hub Conversion For 2001+ Ford Rangers
How To Pick A Differential For Your Ford Ranger
Safari Snorkel - 1
Safari Snorkel - 2
Pacer Flexy Flares
2002 Ford Ranger SAS FX4
Ford Ranger Skyranger
TRS - Where We've Been Over The Years:
   Associated Press 
   The Wall Street Journal 
   The Ranger Station Fire 
   4WheelParts & Off-Road Adventures Magazine
   Trucks! (Powerblock TV)
   Wheeling With Ford 

April 2017

Take A Road Trip
4WD Diagnostics
Driveshaft Clunk
Variable Oil Pressure Gauge Modification
Build Your Own Front Driveshaft For 1998+ Ford Rangers 
How To Open A Stuck Rear Door On Your Ford Ranger
GM 700R4 Transmission Swap
Add Cruise Control To Your Ford Ranger
Electric Fan For Your 3.0L Ranger
Front Engine Accessory
Shocks For Your Torsion Cranked Ford Ranger
Pro Tour Ranger
Ranch Ranger




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