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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. Ranger Transmision Trouble Shifting

    i have a 1994 ranger 3.0 2wd with an automatic transmision. the truck was bought used and is claimed to have a new engine. The engine runs great but the transmision hasnt been taken care of and hasnt had new oil. Normally i would want to change the oil but im afraid if i do the transmision will...
  13. 1985 Ford Ranger 2.3L fuel problems?

    I've been stuck on this for a while. I have replaced the fuel pumps, new filter new gas tank. the truck primes up and starts but wont stay running it slowly just dies down from fuel lost I'm guessing. It will start again but the system has to be re-primed. the fuel pressure regulator has been...
  14. What to do?

    I have a 2000 ranger and I am wanting to do some upgrades. My ultimate goal is to have solid front and rear axles, lifted and 35s. My main uses of the truck would be to go through major mud and snow and pulling out other trucks and small tractors since I live on a farm. Just need some advice on...
  15. New Ranger owner

    Hey everyone I just bought a 98 ranger 4.0L manual a few weeks ago! So I am pretty new to this forum thing and my knowledge of cars and trucks isn't the greatest but the Ranger had been sitting for several years and the owner would drive it maybe two or three times a year just to move stuff. So...
  16. Ohtsu AT4000

    Hi, I'm looking for tires for my 96 ranger. I'm 17, just bought my first truck. I grew up in a town where your truck showed who you were. I know what tires I want on my ranger, but they're ungodly expensive. I'm trying to find 265/75r15. 245s would be better for me but I cant seem to find them...
  17. 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...
  18. I Need help!!!

    I have a 1993 ford ranger with a 4.0 and auto trans I just swapped the trans cuz I lost first gear. After the swap the truck holds idle and can redline but once I put a load on it (drive ect) after 1500 rpm the truck starts to die to keep it going I pump the gas but after it catches up stalls...
  19. Mazda B4000 Vibration

    Help needed please, I replaced U-Joints, Carrier Bearing, marked the driveshaft so I put it back together correctly and now I have a terrible vibration. At low speeds (15-35 mph) it feels like the rear end is hopping. At 45+ mph the entire truck goes into what feels like space shuttle re-entry...
  20. OMG! What now with the *&^%$ Mazda b-3000 tranny? clutch?

    :dunno:Please. I am at my wits end with this truck. 1995 Mazda b-3000 4x4 manual 5 speed tranny, 3.0 engine. History= Last year I replaced the slave cylinder and master cylinder, and has been fine for at least 14 months. Yesterday as I was driving past a school in residential area( so I was...


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