• Welcome Visitor! Please take a few seconds and Register for our forum. Even if you don't want to post, you can still 'Like' and react to posts.

distributor


  1. Ignition cluster F***

    I'm wondering if someone can point me in the right direction... excluding the mental health clinic, this is only an automotive issue. I'll deal with the voices later, for now I'm dealing with TFI nightmares, duraspark dreams and the reality of neither. I have a 1985 ranger with the 2.8 that I...
  2. Engine won’t turn over

    I have a 91 ranger XLT 2wd 5speed with the 3.0. The car was driving great. Stopped for lunch went back to start and as soon as I put it into 1st the engine died. Car has power and the engine wants to start but just won’t turn over. I just moved to the Charleston, SC area and don’t have a...
  3. 3.0 distributor to coil pack need help

    I have a 1995 4x4 ranger that has cracked heads or block. I found a good 3.0 out of a 1995 Areostar that i can buy cheap but it has a distributor and my truck has coil pack ignition. My question is will the Aerostar motor work and if so what i have to do to swap it to coil pack ignition?. Im...
  4. 89 Ford Ranger 2.9l Distributor Help

    I bought this truck from my older brother a few months ago to find out he had pulled the distributor out and threw it away without making any markings. I m new to mechanic work and only have some basic knowledge. I don't have any money to pay a mechanic to fix it, so I need help. I have a new...
  5. 302 Crate motor - need distributor

    I've got a 302 crate motor from ford (M-6007-X302 to be exact) and I need a distributor to match. I'm going carbureted with a Holley 570 Street Avenger. I purchased a Proform 66969BK Vacuum Advance HEI Distributor with Steel Gear and Black Cap for Ford 221-302 from Amazon...
  6. 03' 351w swap help distributor

    I have a 2003 ranger edge with a 5.0 now and I'm looking into swapping it for the 351w and I know what it takes to do this swap. I'm trying to figure out the hardest parts before I attempt it like oil pan, headers, 28oz balancer for explorer FEAD, and cam position sensor and that's what this...
  7. It started before new head gaskets!!!

    I replaced the head gaskets on a 91' Ranger 2.9 liter v6. I made sure to mark the distributor so it went back in the same way it came out. After I get it all back together, it wont start. I made sure all pigtails are connected etc. I found that I am getting power to the coil but no spark from...
  8. 93 Ranger 3.0 distributor problem

    Last Monday on the way to work the Ranger shut off on the freeway. Had it towed home and looked it over. The rotor wasn't turning when the engine was cranked. I pulled the distributor (have never done this before on any vehicle) and found two worn teeth on the drive gear. (The bushings are...
  9. 85 Ranger Spitting & Sputtering

    I have an 85 ranger 2wd with the 2.3L in it and I've been having problems with it for awhile. It was running good and then all of a sudden it started spitting and sputter, so I changed the plugs, wires with motorcraft, and replaced the IAC, it ran good for a day or two and started acting up...
  10. tfi remote mounting procedure questions

    so im doing a remote mount procedure for my new tfi to prevent the heat from ruining it and i got 2 questions: 1. does the new tfi have to be mounted to a metal area? 2. when making my harness, do i have to salvage the foil ford uses, or can i use everyday aluminum foil to protect against...
  11. 1989 Ranger 2.3 distributor-less to distributor ignition?

    Hello Im new here, my name is Matthew. Well I have bought my first 1989 Ranger 2.3l 4x4 xlt, $450 on Craigslist no motor, it originally had the distributor-less ignition (8 plug head). Well I have a 1988 Mustang 2.3, only problem is it is distributor instead of the distributor-less. I have been...
  12. Duras park ignitions

    The 302 I'm putting in my ranger might have a duraspark II, but it is currently full injected and I plan on changing it to carbureted. Will The ignition still work in my 91' which was originally a 4.0L?
  13. Need your help! (1986 Ranger 2.9)

    Hi, first let me introduce myself... My name is David, and I am about to turn 16 (the legal driving age in Alberta.) I have inherited my grandpa's truck and have been driving it since I got my learner's permit two years ago. Aside from the truck being noisy and a little slow (which I am...
  14. How to set distributor timing

    All the instructions I have available say to "disconnect the vacuum" at the distributor. Well, my truck does not have a vacuum advance on the distributor. If I shine the timing light on the crankshaft pulley while the engine is at idle, with everything connected and the engine warm, it looks...
  15. Will a 2.8 distributer work correctly in a 2.9?

    I was out mudding at a friends place and landed so hard the firewall shifted forward and cracked my Cap and broke off my ignition control module off the distributor. :annoyed: i have a 2.8 parts truck and i was curious if the distributor would work. Thanks


Top