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  1. Replacement Rear

    So I'm doing a rear swap after mine decided to take a crap and leave everything in shreds. I can get a rear from the yard for $90 but I wanted to make sure on a couple things before I pick one up. I have a 99 ranger with a R7 rear in it. Two questions: 1. R7 is a 8.8, 4.10 rear with the...
  2. BruceG

    1997 2.3 hydraulic lash adjusters

    Hi there everyone! I have a 2.3. I had the head almost apart. It's a reman Spartan head. The lash adjusters won't come out. Does anyone know if Spartan loctite these in? It's the only thing I can come up with. Thank you in advance
  3. brake light sensor adjustment

    My bronco II break light sensor will move and adjust but it will not stay in the correct position meaning it will work once but if I go to break a second time the position moves and wont stay where I put it. Does any one else have this problem and how would I fix that? Sorry if this is an easy...
  4. Bronco II dies of lack of fuel with plenty in tank

    Recently my 1985 Bronco II with a stock 2.8 Liter has been acting like I ran it out of gas even though it has gas in the tank. for example the other day I put in around 165 miles worth of gas into the tank and at around 130 it dies. I do believe this truck is apparently to be the year with two...
  5. BruceG

    1997 ford ranger 2.3 won't start

    First I want to say I'm sorry if I posted this in the wrong place. My wife and I just finished rebuilding the engine in this truck. It's a 2.3, everything went smooth. New motorcraft coil packs, ngk plug wires, ngk plugs and new injectors. Timing is dead on.. All marks line up perfectly. Plug...
  6. ranger frame dimensions

    I need to find the frame dimensions for a 1983 ford ranger ext cab. I need the factory diagrams. Any help would be great
  7. BruceG

    1997 2.3 pit in number 1 cylinder

    I recently bought a 1997 ford ranger 2.3 5 spd. It had the symptoms of a blowed head gasket. After pulling the head it was revealed that number 1 piston had melted on right side to 2nd ring. Aluminum was stuck to cylinder. I had it bored .020 over, after getting block back , I found a pit where...
  8. Ford Ranger FX4 Axle

    So my current 8.8 axle is having symptoms of differential bearings going bad. It makes a bunch of noise and I have to give my truck more gas to keep it moving... Anyways, I am going to swap in another axle because rebuilding the current differential is extremely expensive. I have looked into...
  9. HELP! Hazards/Blinkers Stopped Working on '99 Ranger

    Hello all. First let me say a huge thanks to all of you. I've been a quiet viewer of this forum for years now and many of you all's insight has helped me through troubling times with my truck. Now for the question at hand, I will keep it short, sweet, and simple. I sincerely apologize if this...
  10. HELP! Hazards/Blinkers Stopped Working on '99 Ranger

    Hello all. First let me say a huge thanks to all of you. I've been a quiet viewer of this forum for years now and many of you all's insight has helped me through troubling times with my truck. Now for the question at hand, I will keep it short, sweet, and simple. I sincerely apologize if this...
  11. Slight vibration/clunking

    I just bought a 04 Ranger xlt fx4. It's got 153k on it. About a week after I bought it I started to notice a slight vibration mixed with a clunking noise when taking off from a dead stop. This is the only time it happens and it stops once I get up to about 5 mph. I was thinking bad u-joint as...
  12. 84 ranger headlight issue

    I have a 1984 ranger when I turn the lights on I have to use my high beams or the lights will not work. After a while of the lights being on the lo beams can work to but they only turn on about 15 minutes after the headlights are turned on. I thought it was the hi lo beam switch causing this but...
  13. 1984 ford ranger 4.0l swap

    Does anyone know what has to be done to fit in a 4.0l v6 into a 1984 ranger. It has the 2.8l v6 but it needs more power and good gas mileage as this is my commuter truck.
  14. 97-ford-ranger-xlt

    Help ID this part from firewall 1997 ford ranger

    What the hell is this? Started my 1997 ford ranger this morning and turned on the heater and it smelled like tires. Then I realized it smelled like coolant. Pulled over at the gas station and found this thing dripping. What is it? Should there be a hose attached to it? Thanks.
  15. 91 ford ranger 2wd with 4" suspension lift positive camber problems

    I have a 91 ford ranger 3.0 project truck 2wd it's has a 4" suspension lift 3" body lift 16 x7 wheels and 35" bfg' s all is about done and road ready but after all that lifting the camber is way positive and I have looked for the best adjustable camber kit but I really don't know if I'm getting...
  16. 4.0l ohv supercharged! Vortech

    Hello! Bought my truck 3 years ago 1992 Ford ranger xlt 4.0l ohv 5 speed rwd It had 215,000km when I bought, now at 315,000km!! Still at 175psi compression on all 6 cylinders, I've replaced almost everything From water pump, thermostat, heater core, radiator, rad cap, power steering pump, fuel...
  17. Need Advice Please!! 1998 Ranger

    I have a 1998 Ford Ranger with 31's on it already. I really want to put a mid travel kit like a fabtech 5.5 or camburg kit. I would like some advice which to go with or any other kits. Also in college so trying to save as much money as possible but my front end needs work so might as well...
  18. zrxsix3

    Headache Rack Build

    Started building a nice rack for my truck and forgot to take pics of the progress to do a thread on it... so i only have the pictures of what it looks like tonight, the rack should be finished in a couple days so i will do my best to post pics here on out of the build I am installing this rack...
  19. My poor Ranger!

    Hello everyone! I've of course got a problem with my Ranger, and can't seem to figure it out! First off I am not getting a MIL, and am sure the lamp functions properly. When I start the truck, it runs just fine, if not for a slight idle issue. At idle the engine seems to rev up and down, but...
  20. AOD help, can't shift out of first

    Hello, I have a 1983 Ford Ranger with a 351 Windsor and an AOD transmission. For some reason, it will not shift out of first gear (reverse works fine). I adjusted my TV cable properly with a pressure gauge, made by MAC, so I know that's not the problem. I was wondering if there are any common...

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