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    mikkelstuff replied to the thread Spin-on gasoline fuel filter.
    Contacted WIX. They tell me the NAPA 4770 or WIX 24770 spin-on base is fine for fuel injected gasoline applications. They also sent me a...
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    I just ask a Denver machine shop what they wanted to pull, rebuild, and install the 3.0L V-6 in my 2002 4WD Ranger and they said about...
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    mikkelstuff replied to the thread Spin-on gasoline fuel filter.
    Back to spin-on fuel filters. I see NAPA sells a nice looking general purpose spin-on fuel filter mount (NAPA 4770, same as WIX 24770)...
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    So why not an AOD?
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    mikkelstuff replied to the thread What 3.0L ?.
    Very good but sadly my great engine builder suffered a massive stroke and, though recovering, cannot work for the time being.
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    mikkelstuff replied to the thread What 3.0L ?.
    Great. What about the water pump and front crankshaft pulley?
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    mikkelstuff posted the thread What 3.0L ? in 3.0 Liter Forum.
    I'm thinking about having a 3.0L rebuilt for a later swap into my 2002 Ranger 4WD XLT. I see lots of Taurus 3.0L engines available for...
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    I have 140,000 miles on this 3.0 L (2002 Ranger XLT supercab 4WD). The valve covers leak oil. The oil pan leaks oil. The timing cover...
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    mikkelstuff replied to the thread oil leak.
    Yeah, if I had the room to do it, I'd drop the pan and install a new gasket without totally removing the pan. I certainly think that...
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    mikkelstuff replied to the thread oil leak.
    I finally ran this Ranger into a local shop with a lift. Mechanic tells me the main oil leak is from the oil pan BUT he says either the...
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    mikkelstuff replied to the thread wheel speed sensor.
    Replaced the left front wheel speed sensor today at the Ranger is happy again. I didn't even have to clear the error message. I didn't...
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    mikkelstuff replied to the thread wheel speed sensor.
    Finally got a chance to jack up the Ranger. There is no slop in the wheel bearings that I can find and the speed sensor is still in...
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    mikkelstuff replied to the thread Merry Christmas!.
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    mikkelstuff replied to the thread Merry Christmas!.
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    mikkelstuff replied to the thread The dumbest tools you "own"..
    These are not "dumb!" Ingenious if you ask me. The right rear bottom head bolt on my '75 Ranchero 460 is so close to the AC/heater box...


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