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  1. swamprat

    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

    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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    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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    no spark no start

    1994 4.0 would not start and had no spark. was getting fuel. Un-hooked battery for about 30 mins and hooked it back up and truck started. It stalled idleing and would not restart. Did the battery thing again and started right up. Turned off truck and restarted it. I don't know where I saw the...
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    cam sensor?

    I have been having problems on a 1994 ranger 4.0 that I had swapped a 5 speed into. It has bad gas mileage. 8mpg. Bad idle, and a violent bucking and loss of power. What I have done so far is check FPR and have 40 lbs at idle. Changed plugs and wires. Reattached vacuum line to FPR. Mileage is...
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    truck running very rich

    I swapped a 5 sp into a 1994 4.0 ranger. It has been running very rich. I had a exhuast leak at the manifold Y pipe connection and fixed that. There was a bad seal at the air box and intake tube and I fixed that. Truck ran better for a few days then last night it started running poor again...
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    stiff clutch pedal

    I have a 1994 ranger 4.0 that was an auto when I bought it. Swapped in a 5 speed. The 5 speed was in a BII that I had swaped a 4.0 from an explorer and a 5 speed from a ranger. 5 speed is an m5od. when it was in the BiI it had a lite pedal and shifted fine. I used the same clutch and flywheel...
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    94 7.3 idi value

    buddy has a 94 7.3 truck he is willing to sell me for a parts truck. I just need the sheet metal off of it. It has a 7.3 idi engine that is hard to start, need a injector pump is what he told me. What would be a fair price for the engine? Is it worth the trouble of getting it running before I...
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    leaf spring bushings size

    1994 ranger 4.0 4x4, in the process of replacing shackles and spring hangers and leaf springs. Mine are rusted out and brokeen leaf. Was planning to replace the bushings in the leafs that are going in since everything else is getting replaced. ordered all parts and picked up the bushings at...
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    1994 fuel guage

    I have a 1994 ranger 4.0. Bought a few years ago and for the most part sitting in garage. When bought it had a bad flex plate and I have been converting to 5sp. Conversion is done but when I start the truck the gauge goes past full. Key off it is on full then goes fast full key on. The tank has...
  17. swamprat

    block plate

    Is the block plate for an auto and 5 speed different? I know they are marked but what real difference is there? I have a 5sp in the truck and the block plate is rubbing on the flywheel cause it has a break at the starter hole. makes a terrible racket. I should have an auto somewhere in garage if...
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    screws for transfercase

    I ned to know what screw goes in my transfer case to bolt to transmission. I pulled trans and transfer out while back and started to put them back in. trans is in and went to put transfer back in and the first screw I tightened pull the threads out of the transfer case. the screws that came out...
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    clutch issue

    I swapped out the a4ld for a m5od. I am having a bleeding issue. I bench bled the master and line. Rock hard pedal. Pop the line in the trany and gravity bleed a couple res full and close the bled screw. Start the truck and cant get it in gear. Never had such a hard time. am I over looking...
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    1996 buick cooling fans

    wifes 1996 buick regal 3.8 has an issue with the cooling fans. They are not coming on at all. Car hasnt overheated yet because of short drives without stopping. I checked fuses and relays under hood and alll good, unhooked fans and ran a straight 12 volt to them and they run. Haynes book doesnt...


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