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  1. GriffinM6

    ISO Retainer Springs & Roll Pins

    As the title says I’m in search of the rocker rail retaining clips and pins for my 93. I didn’t realize how hard it would be to find these parts so while I was dismantling my rails to replace the rockers I messed up the originals. Does anyone have a link as to where I can find/order them or any...
  2. 4.0L SOHC cylinder head compatibility question

    2009 SOHC 4.0L Ranger I have my truck's engine out and I am looking at a passenger's side (Left side?) busted head. The valve broke inside and destroyed it. My question is will an earlier head fit my current year? Are the castings the same? The research I have done says that they phased out...
  3. Rocker arm and push rod installation 3.0v6

    So I'm a little confused about the proper procedure for tightening the rocker arm fulcrum bolts after I replaced my head gaskets. The Chilton manual says to just lube the push rod and rocker arm assemblies then tighten the fulcrum bolts to the proper torque specs but the Haynes manual says to...
  4. engine issues after new cylinder heads.

    I just replaced the cylinder heads on my 87 Ranger 2.9L and now I am having some issues. This is my daily driver so I'd like to get this resolved as soon as I can. During reassembly of my engine, it took forever to get the engine started as I was having issues getting the distributor to the...
  5. 4.0 sohc knocking??

    hey guys i have a 2001 4.0 sohc ranger and its knocking pretty bad. i went to park my truck and i noticed it. i have it narrowed down to the top end on the drivers side. im positive its not an exhaust leak. anybody have anything else like this happen or have an idea on what it could be, im gonna...
  6. Cylinder head-ache

    So My truck started clicking out of nowhere. Listened to it and it sounded like the noise was coming from the timing belt cover...So i figured, she's at 140k probably time for a timing belt/water pump change. Got the new timing belt on and water pump and fired her up and then all you hear is...


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