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  1. wohlf 16

    3.0 auto to 4.0 sohc manual

    Got a 2001 3.0 auto 4x4 with a great body on it for 500 bux. Hate 3.0s and automatics. Love the 4.0 and manual tranny. Seen older swaps but have not seen any for the Sohc. If I get engine, tranny, harness, and computer is it plug and play. As in the plug the same on the 4.0 and 3.0 going to the...
  2. wohlf 16

    Manual to auto

    99 4.0 4x4. Want to swap out my manual for an auto but want to know if its as simple as getting one from a 4x4 and swapping it in place? Wondering if drive shafts will need modded and if I need to get computer from auto truck? Been boggin with the manual but I'm to the point where I need to hit...
  3. wohlf 16

    Got me a tow truck

    2004 F250 6.0 powerstroke. Extended cab 8 ft. bed. Manual tranny with 67,000 miles on it. Its an Fx4 but its got rubber floors, vinyl seats, manual crank windows and a cassette deck. It has the Super Duty rust around the wheel wells but Im gonna get that taken care of and prolly line x it from...
  4. wohlf 16

    Swappin explorer 8.8 to ranger 8.8

    I was lookin at an explorer at the junk yard that had a complete 8.8 under it with no tires on it sitting up nice and easy to grab everything I would need to do a disk brake swap I think. I was wondering if I 1. Pull the 31 spline axle shafts 2. Grab the spider gears 3. Take everything for the...
  5. wohlf 16

    Thornturds?

    Is there anyway to make these tires better than what people say about them? I have a guy that said he had a set of 35 14.50 thornbirds with great tread that he would trade me for my 37 12.50 military ozs. I hate to keep goin down in size but the militarys blow a big one for just about anything...
  6. wohlf 16

    2001 on 93-97 frame

    Is it possible? I have been seriously thinkin about this ever since i went through my third or fourth set of wheel bearings. Kinda lost track. Anyways Im thinking about finding a bare 93 to 97 frame completely stripped of everything and swapping the body, motor, tranny, and rear axle over. If I...
  7. wohlf 16

    No speedo

    Ive solid axle swapped my 1999 ford ranger. I swapped the rear 8.8 out for a 1978 f250 dana 60. Now my abs/speed sensor just hangs out by my spare tire carrier under the bed. I wandered if anybody that has done this swap has figured out how to get their speedo to work? I have also swapped my...
  8. wohlf 16

    Fighting the war against rust

    Driver side suicide door was rustin to hell so I bought a kit of Herculiner and went to town. Took me and my wife and two buddies two days to finish(broke some bolts $#@!). Let me know what you guys think.
  9. wohlf 16

    explorer abs issue

    Its a 97 AWD 5.0 explorer. My mother in law drove the damn thing so long without pads that the rotor seized itself to the wheel bearing. I replaced the pads on it first cause I couldnt figure out how to get the rotor off, then she drove on it like that for about a year then it sat for a year...
  10. wohlf 16

    Dually wheel seal

    Just like it reads I got a buddy of mine that has a late 90's early 2000ish 3500 cummins dually that has a leaking wheel seal. Never done a seal on one of these but I told him I would help him out. He showed me the wheel seal and it looks like a piece of metal about 1/2 inch thick with a rubber...
  11. wohlf 16

    9 inch 99 ranger

    Ok. I have a leaking axle seal on the driver side of my nine inch that im swapping into my 99. Got an axle seal from advance auto and put it in. Looked like everything went in great. Went to put the shaft back in and it wont go in. What the hell? I ended up just taking it out so I could get the...
  12. wohlf 16

    Solid axle shocks

    Been waiting on parts to finish my draglink so ive been searchin for shocks for the rear of my truck. Will skyjackers made for a 97 with 8 inches of lift work for my 99 sas ranger. Got chevy 63's minus overload, stock block plus 2 inch lift block (save the shit about stacked blocks its not...
  13. wohlf 16

    whats this hole for?

    Gonna put a 1350 manual shift t-case in my ranger thats got a 1354 electric. Dont know what this hole is for tho on my 1350.
  14. wohlf 16

    Excessive play in front driveshaft

    Got an 01 ranger edge 4x4 5spd. I've been getting a popping noise out of the front end when I take off and when I shift into second gear. I grabbed ahold of the front drive shaft and it rotates almost a quarter turn either way before it catches. The pinion seal has a slight leak but nothing...
  15. wohlf 16

    01 ranger edge

    Starting to get a rust bubble on my driver side rear door. Might rhino line the bottom but want to see what it would look like. If I do it I would rhino line it on the bottom portion of the doors, bed, tailgate, half of the front bumper, and also the entire flares. Shitty pic but if someone...
  16. wohlf 16

    What kinda rims are these?

    I got these wheels used for my 99 sas project and I have no idea what brand they are. If anybody knows let me know and if you can still get them. I want to get a set of 15x10 5x4.5 for my daily driver ranger but I havent been able to find them. Ive also noticed that there are some out there on...
  17. wohlf 16

    locker swapper

    Went to the junk yard for an axle shaft for my 99 ranger and found a complete axle that hadnt been touched. Cracked open her pumpkin and everything looked brand new. Long story short i grabbed the open carrier (with ring gear) and axle shaft for 48 bucks. I have a no slip locker in my 2001...
  18. wohlf 16

    Wohlf 16's 99 Ranger build

    My first truck was an 88 toyota 4x4 5speed with the 22re. But my first truck that was actually mine was a 99 ranger 4.0 5speed 4x4. This is the history of my 99 and how i kind of fell into a project. Started off stock with 110,000 miles on it. Body lift and 33 12.50 Buckshots 2 inch...
  19. wohlf 16

    Pinion angle

    What does everybody around here do to set pinion angle? Ive got evrything started and have welded them in one place and ground them off and am going to try it again. Buddy of mine works at advance and says they have a tool you can buy to do it. Ive figured out already there must be a science to...
  20. wohlf 16

    chips

    Ive got a 2001 ranger edge with a 4.0 thats a daily driver and a 99 with a 4.0 im in the process of doing a sas on. I saw an ad at the top of the screen of trs about a chip that says up to 50 hp and up to 6mpg. For my 01 i would like better gas mileage and for the 99 i would like more power. my...


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