My recommendation would be to use everything from the donor.
By the way. The sensor on the exhaust is an oxygen sensor. Not an obd2 sensor. Obd1 and obd2 are types of onboard diagnostic communications with the ECU.
I photographed, documented and sold most of it on eBay. At one point, a gentleman contacted us and we brokered a deal with him for all the unsold items and the layout itself. What a project. Still have a few miscellaneous items I need to sell. My brother and I each kept a few sentimental pieces...
When you mentioned something you called a drive axle with u-joints it sounded like you were talking about what is normally called the drive shaft which connects tje transmission or transfer case to the pinion at the differential.
As long as you include maintenance and repair items, no Ranger will ever be completely finished. Because stuff corrodes, parts wear and seals fail.
I doubt that any hobby item is ever completely finished. Thats how hobbies are. I will always be fiddling with my Ranger. When something fails or...
Does it truly have continuity to ground? Or is it just not powered? There is a difference.
Either way, if you are really looking at the constant feed, it should have battery voltage. If not, then yes there is a problem that must be found and corrected.
My experience mirrors @PetroleumJunkie412 's. I have my switch in the lower radiator hose. Couldn't get it to work at the right temperatures any other way. I think I'm running a 180 or 190 degree thermostat, too. 195 was too high for me. You may have a wiring issue if it runs immediately on a...
Finish making all electrical connections, especially grounds before trying to troubleshoot electrical problems.
yes, circuit breakers should reset. Some reset automatically when they cool. Some have a button for manual resetting. That is the purpose of circuit breakers instead if fuses.
Get a bucket of warm soapy water and a soft rag. Wash out the cup holders and then the ashtray. Add new pine tree air freshener to rear view mirror. Do not remove old air fresheners. Turn up volume on stereo.