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    Opinions on bearing grease?

    yeah, it is a sand bar , it was a costal island
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    steering extension

    guess I'll just make my own, along with shifter extention
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    Opinions on bearing grease?

    I have blue Mercury marine grease. It's what was suggested when I lived at the beach. My street flooded at high tide in spring.
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    steering extension

    looking for part number or who sells just the steering extension for 94 ranger with 3in body lift. thought the number was in the tech section at one time.
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    Rear disk upgrade

    I se where people are using explorer rear calipers and mustang calipers. In the axle swap chats people have used chevy Malibu calipers on the rear when 9in is swapped in. Malibu calipers come loaded and no core charge so was thinking of trying that. My brake master might be bad. I have an...
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    Body lift

    Anyways, I took out one of the body mount bolts and its 1/2-13. I forgot I replaced the body mounts on this truck few years back
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    Body lift

    was thinking of building my own body lift. Have the material in the shop to make blocks and mot of the bolts. Problem is they are 1/2-13 bolts and not 12mm. Will the 1/2 bolts fit in the body mounts? Isnt there a sleeve in most body mounts?
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    Speed Bleeders

    I used that pressure bleeder kit a few times and works pretty good. Plus you get a fluid change out of it. cant remember the name but put some fluid in the container and attach to reservoir, pump it up and crack the bleeders in order. easy for one man.
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    ohio laws

    its not my daily. just a toy but would like to drive it on street if I had too. I will be around the Findlay area. Thanks for help. couldn't remember if legal there or not. I know some states its not
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    ohio laws

    im moving to ohio around first of year. WhaT laws and I looking at when comes to amount of lift and full width axles on a ranger? Will truck be street legal with full width?
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    Oil filter sandwich

    Has anyone put on on a 2011 f150 for newer 5.0? Was wanting to add an oil pressure gauge to my truck. The stock oil sending units go bad regularly and thought if moved to between the oil filter and block it would be easier to change when needed. Looks like to coolant hoses may be in the way though.
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    coolant leak

    my friends son has a 2002 ranger with 3.0 in it. he was driving home after work and hit some deep water that flooded a road he was on. He made it home with truck sputtering but next day when started truck antifreeze poured out of it. He said looks like from front of engine. im not able to look...
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    ford part number link

    didn't there use to be a link to a ford part number info. you could type in a ford part number and it tells you what and what vehicle it goes to. part number in question is F37A-8146-VA
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    1994 ranger ac project

    So I am starting an AC project on my 1994 Ranger. It has never worked for the few years that I had the truck. I believe it has R12. There are no labels on the rad support. I did try a can of AC Cool 134 that son had and it wouldn't fit on the port. So should I retro fit to 134 then trouble shoot...
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    94 ranger drums tight

    I had a leaky wheel cylinder on my ranger so I pulled it off and replaced it. While I was doing that I figure I might as well replace shoes. Got it all done and the drum is tight on the shoes. I backed off the adjustment screen and opened the bleeder and that helped some but still tight. Never...


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