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  1. alaskan155

    10 Years Since My Last Sign On

    welcome back, i find myself on here every now and again
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    99 Explorer Overhead Console wire gauge?

    i usually just use what i have laying around... they dont draw much.... i think it was 12g or 16g last time i bought some. also if you are installing it in a 2nd gen explorer they are plug and play..... the 1st gens might be to just havent pulled the dash to see, but all 2nd gens have the...
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    new type injectors for gen 1 explorer

    yeah there impedence is different, the older ecu can run them but if the MAF is even slightly dirty it will max the fuel trim out and run like a turd.
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    ev1 injectors

    yup, ev6 plastics from a 2000 ranger in my 94 explorer, the ecm hates them but it runs
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    a4ld argggggg.

    well i bought this 94 explorer(230k miles1 owner kept stock)/ rebuilt trans in the last 4 years), its driving me nuts. everytime the converter locks up in 3rd or OD on the highway(usually around 50-60 it starts) it get a nasty vibration under the seat and i can't figure it out. as soon as i...
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    imgur hosting picture resize

    go to albums, click on image, and click edit image go to corner of image and change to like 853 x 480(1024 might work to), i find if you type 853 in and keep the box check it will automatically adjust the size, then click save. no need to change your links, it will update the in TRS...
  7. alaskan155

    Dora the Exploder

    well i wanted a little more interior room and more seats than the ranger, so as the wife calls her Dora the Explorer #projectpurplebackpack the build has begun:yahoo: a 1994 ford explorer Eddie Bauer with 228k on her i picked up for $750 bone stock Not to bad for stock but i can leave...
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    making the 4.0 ohv ecu stand alone

    does anyone have the pinout the 42 pin connector on the 2000 ranger 4.0 harness with the 5r55e and PATS?(might be close to the 5.0 harness in the 99-01 explorers) wondering how hard it would be to put into a 1st gen explorer for a project vs running the a4ld. that square one, i think it is...
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    fullsize swap

    as he said, dana 44ttb with 8 lug outers(from ford or chevy) to match the sterling rear axle. just stay away from the 87-88 dana 44 ttb, they have ranger style bearings/top hat lockouts unless you are going with the sterling(8 lug conversion) autofab use to sell a kit, not sure if they are...
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    fullsize swap

    http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/ford/2132986-1994-explorer-superduty-one-tons-build-3.html only one i could find, been thinking of putting them under my ranger(the dana 60 version as its stronger, as the 50s have a smaller carrier/necked down shafts). the springs have to be outboarded though...
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    Thinking of moving to Seattle area

    As title says thinking of moving out to the seattle tacoma area. What are the vehicle laws like out there I have a 02 f250 7.3 diesel and 00 ranger. Are there emissions? Will i have problems with my ranger running 35s/no bed?/ cut fenders? Can i remove the doors with no problems? Hows the...
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    why does the d/s drum brakes on a ford explode?

    any answer... My 2000 ranger just exploded on the driver-side my f250 did last year in the e-brake part(pin backed out) and a few years ago my buddy with a stock 2000 ranger 3.0 did the same thing.... i have even lost a tire on the D/S rear flat towing my old Bronco II:icon_rofl: ALWAYS...
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    hobart 210mvp

    I am looking at picking a welder up in the next month or 2. Have any of you tried the hobart 210mvp mig welder? I was wondering if it was a good welder or not. Looking into it for welding some d.o.m. tubing and doing my own sas/fabrication. The 110/220v combo was a plus for me but wondering...
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    project $1000 ranger

    project Broken Ranger(more of a carnage thread than a build thread) picked up this 2000 ranger thursday welll here is the before Currentish more to come, :thefinger: need to install my 12k badlands winch and possibly my sliders. also picked up a mini spool for the 8.8 but idk if i am...
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    2000 ranger or 88 bronco

    so i came across a complete 2000 ranger with the 4.0 OHV for a good price:headbang: xlt 4x4 extend cab etc. going to be picking it up at the end of the month and i have a 88 bronco with a pretty ruff body... on 35s 5.0 AOD, probably going to need a engine soon. i am thinking of fixing...
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    coyote ranger

    posted from fullsizebronco, though you ranger guys would like it. :icon_twisted: http://www.stangtv.com/features/car-reviews/project-spotlight-coyote-5-0-powered-ford-ranger-pickup/
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    dana 35/44 swap

    80-96 f150/ bronco, just stay away from the 87-88, they have top hat hubs on them like the 35 and wont be a upgrade. i know because my 88 bronco i just bought has them
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    pretty sad

    http://www.autoblog.com/2010/09/20/u-s-spec-ford-ranger-to-officially-end-production-in-2011-ford/?icid=main|main|dl4|sec3_lnk1|171681 :annoyed::sad:
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    35 inch tires 99 f150

    my new tires/rims hankook atms 315/75/r16 Unique(crager) soft 8s 16x8 3" body lift 2" torsion twist being fitted bronco ii will be getting the old 265/75/r16 still indebate if i want to run adapter for 5x4.5 to 5x135 so they both are the same or get some exploder 16x7 rims
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    1997 Ford Ragner wont start in first gear

    yup the band snapped for 1st, (my co-workers 2000 ranger does the same thing, got it stuck and rocked it back and forth slamming it into reverse and drive and the1st gear band snapped, been like that for months and he drives it every day.