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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. Made it!! FORD or BUST! 250k!

    My headgasket sprung a small leak about 10,000 miles ago. body full of rust. i don't think it will see 300k but really that depends if i want to fix the headgasket.... i bought this truck 10 years ago at 127k miles. i cant believe i kept it this long. still runs like a top!!
  16. 1993 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0 V6 RWD rear right brake overheating

    1993 Ford Ranger XLT 3.0 V6 RWD rear right brake was leaking so badly that I had to refill one bottle each time I drove. After replacement of brake cylinder the leak stopped, but after driving I noticed right away an awful smell and then discovered that the brake was touching and causing...
  17. Bucking under load - driving me insane

    1999 Ford Ranger XLT 4.0L 4x4 Extended Cab Problem? Truck hesitates under load. Miss fires under load/low rpm. sometimes, especially when cold i have to hold the pedal to the floor while it bucks and misses just to get it up to 50mph. after the engine fully warms up it usually stops...
  18. koths211

    93 ranger no gauges except speedo

    just bought a really nice 93 ranger 4x4 automatic 4.0 I pulled apart the panel under the steering wheel looking to figure out the shift linkage( fixed it btw...score..) anyways all the gauges DID work... now ... battery gauges reads dead oil pressure gauge reads so high that its over the H...
  19. koths211

    HELP! 4x4 keyway broke

    heres the scoop. 93 ranger xlt 4.0 4x4 automatic with auto hubs just bought it. redoing front wheel bearings, rotors, calipers. one of the " single hump locking key" 's was broken. im not converting it to manual hubs. its gunna be girlfriends truck and that's too complicated for her to...
  20. Stock 5.0 Ford Ranger?

    So i live in Alberta, Canada. and today something very weird happened. i was driving down the road when i was flagged down by some guy on the side of the road, i pulled over and he asked me if i could give him a boost. being the friendly Canadian i am i said yes and followed him to his ranger...


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