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  1. 2.3L ('02-'11) 2001-2003 Ranger/B2300 Dealer support ended Need help Finding Grommet!!! URGENT

    Apparently the 2001 to 2003, 2.3 engine is no longer supported by either Mazda or Ford. One can no longer purchase intake manifold and many other parts. If you have part numbers the visuals are disappearing from sites. Not to mention that Ford and Mazda seem to be deleting part numbers from...
  2. Biggie

    Grinding/Screeching noise when shifting into 3rd Gear (I'm assuming). What's the Diagnosis?

    As the video shows, when I accelerate fast and hit 3rd gear, there is a high-pitched grinding, before the noise stops after a few seconds. I've never worked with transmissions much, especially automatics, so any help would be much appreciated.
  3. 1993 Vacuum diagram 4.0 ohv v6

    I am in desperate need of a diagram that a dummy can read. I have a 1993 Ford Ranger 2door extended cab xlt 4.0l v6 5 speed manual. I have replaced the engine with a long block from Jegs and I think I have the vacuum lines corret but it does not always run good. I cant get the 900 RPM to stay...
  4. 2.3L ('83-'97) 95 Ranger Starts Then Stalls

    My name is cody. i have a 95 ford ranger 2.3 4cyl manual ranger. recently it has sat for 2 months to get my exhaust straight piped and to delete egr and dpfe. upon putting everything back together the ranger will not keep running, new fuel pump, pressure reg, and filter. new coil packs plugs and...
  5. HELP!!! Cant get the Engine Separated from the Trans......

    Hello, I have a 1994 Ford Ranger, 4.0L OHV, Automatic, 4WD, Vin code X Truck recently overheated, Coolant problems (all gummed up) Barely runs, blows white smoke cloud, Milky Oil. Def, blown head gasket, or warped Manifold, worse case cracked block. Anyway, decided to replace Motor. I already...
  6. 2.5L ('98-'01) Heater control valve vacuum line

    So while trying to diagnose why i have no heat in my truck i found that the heater control valve was missing the vacuum line and i cant find any disconnected lines anywhere, i also cant find any mention of where the other end of the line is, i tried pressing the valve manually and when pressed...
  7. In need of help

    Ok I have a 1989 Ranger with a bad 2.9L manual so I got a donor truck for cheap it’s a 1991 Ranger but it has a 3.0L with a manual. The 3.0L has low miles and runs I know people have done this swap but I need to know what to do about the wiring. Do I need to take the whole wiring harness and...
  8. 1st Project Truck... A nightmare lol...

    Hi there all! John here, new to the forum and automotives in general. I've been in love with all things on wheels for as long as I can remember. BUT this project truck is killing that love, so sitting at rock bottom, I've turned to this forum! Anyways onto the good stuff... So two months ago I...
  9. gullyburner

    1988 Ford Bronco $2000???

    Hey y'all! New guy here sent your way from a few very awesome reviews and considerations from the Ford Bronco Sub reddit. I would truly appreciate everyone's help. I'm looking to be a first time ever Bronco owner and am looking at this guy seen bellow. Do you think the price is worth what the...
  10. Need Some Advice

    I have a 97 XLT extended cab with TTB DANA 35 if I remember right. But I absolutely hate the front end. I hear that the SOHC 4.0 is crap compared to the OHV and the IFS and the newer rear end is crap compared to the 97. Plus I really like my manual lockouts. What should I do? front 1k conversion...
  11. Need help desperately. I have no where else to turn.

    This will be a long post, but I’m reaching out becuase I have no where else to turn. I’ve read pretty much every thread on the internet pertaining to the problem I’m having and nothing has worked. So here’s the problem... idles slightly rough. When I put it into drive it’ll drop idle to like...
  12. 3.0 Flex Turbo QuarterHorse tuning [.bin NEEDED]

    So I'm building a turbo 2000 Ranger and decided to tune it with Moates's Quarterhorse J3 chip. To use the TunerPro RT software (to do real-time tuning), I need the .bin file from a 98-2000 3.0 Flex ECU, as well as the .xdf (base tune file?), which I think I have, and .adx files. If someone knew...
  13. Won't stay running

    Ok so my 97 2.3l 5spd sat for about 4 or 5 months after I got it back it will start and almost immediately stall out unless I stay on the gas I changed the air intake control valve that didn't help so I took it today and got it put on the tester and got a code for mass air flow sensor an oxygen...
  14. Can't get engine and transmssion together

    Hey, I am currently in the middle of swapping a 3.0 v6 for my previous 3.0 v6. The motors are now exactly the same because I swapped some parts and no I am putting it back in. I have the engine on the engine mounts on the truck and the transmission almost hooked up but it has about an inch to go...
  15. Couple of Issues

    Ok, so I am currently having a couple of issues. 1. My 2001 4.0L shakes when its at idle. It's not a massive or alarming shake but it's definitely not supposed to do that. 2. I am trying to figure out where the EVAP solenoid is located. Need some help. Just started doing my own work on the...
  16. In need of tire sizing help

    I've got a stock 2009 2wd xlt ranger and am in need of help sizing my tires. I've heard that you can put 31s on it with no lift and rubbing, so that's the size I'm going for. the tires that are currently are on there are L215/75R15. I don't know how to size a tire to fit it on my rim, and...
  17. New Improvements

    I love this forum and all the input ive gotten on previous threads. I bought my Bronco about 6 months ago and have been working on getting it to perform in the mountain of colorado (6600-10000ft elevation) depending on where im driving. Heres what Ive done. Any thing else anybody knows that...
  18. steelhorse9859

    Poor Idle HELP!

    Hello, This is my first post and am really looking to get some help I apologize if this isn't the right place. I have been having an issue getting my 88 Bronco ii 5 Speed Manual to idle where it is supposed to. What happens is that when the engine is cold started the engine RPM will sit at...
  19. 85 ranger 4x4 2.3t swap

    Very new to this but my grandpa had an 85 ranger just sitting and told me if I could get it running I could have it. Needless to say it is a fully functional vehicle now. But it is creeping up on 150k miles, so I find myself planning for the future. Moving on, I had a quick question I was...
  20. Multiple Swap trouble

    Doing a 5.0 explorer swap into my 95 ranger. first thing to know is i have a custom 8in short arm suspension lift in my truck. i am doing a 97 explorer 5.0 plus trans. truck is regular cab short box 8.8 axles twin ibeam Was looking at using the explorer transfer-case or my current ranger one...

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