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  1. IronTom

    Rusted A-Pillars

    Hello all, Work continues on fixing up my 2003 FX4 Level 2. One of the projects is to remove the rust and paint the A-pillars. In addition, try to figure out why the A-pillars are rusting in the same spot. Did anyone else experienced this problem? Is this a common trouble spot on Rangers...
  2. FlooredCustom

    Rusty Ranger Danger

    Hi fellow Ford enthusiasts, I recently acquired a 1989 Ford Ranger Custom 2.3L 4wd, manual transmission, its a beauty. I knew i had some rust to repair on the body but didn’t know at what point it was dangerous. My clutch and my break booster both let go while I was driving on the highway...
  3. Rusted crossmembers

    Hello everyone! Looking for opinions....I’m driving a 2009 B4000. The frame is a bit rusty but in pretty good condition with no holes. The rear cross members however are in pretty bad shape rust-wise, lots of holes and basically rotted out. From a bit of research I understand this is expected to...
  4. swapping a single cab on a ext. cab frame?

    I'm new to this forum and have wanted to expand my knowledge when it came to the differences in the frame. I recently purchased a 1988 ford ranger xlt and it has a rotted body and i have wanted to go to a flatbed and a single cab for a while now... problem. I don't understand if i should cut the...
  5. AC Duct work question, plus restoration progress update: more rust, leaks, quarter windows, and the dashboard!

    I hope the pandemic has been kind to most of you. Little by little, I've been chipping away at the B2. After many failed attempts, I finally got the rear seats out which was the only thing (minus the dash) keeping me from having a stripped interior. The two bolts with T50 heads right by the...
  6. Need Fast Advice - '06 Ranger Sport - 3.0L V6

    AD: https://www.usedvictoria.com/classified-ad/2006-Ranger-Sport_35575955 MY PICS: Looking at a 2006 Ford Ranger sport 3.0L V6 in Canada. There is one young fellow looking at it "before me", and one person "after me". So if the young guy passes, he would like my offer tonight, as the buyer...
  7. Pix3L8

    Need your opinion on some rust repair

    Ok guys quarantines got me going over my truck with a fine tooth comb trying to fix everything I can. I’ve had some rust in my back floor for a while but never did anything about it. I’ve got some rust cancer right in the back right corner of the cab (Bronco ii) right around the passenger side...
  8. Rear frame dimensions

    I'm about to buy a 2001 ranger supercab 4x4 auto it needs a rear frame replacement I've done one before And thought it was pretty easy. I can get one on craigslist cheap but it's from a 2009 regular cab manual. Will it fit? The guy from Craigslist says it will anyone know for sure?
  9. Rear frame

    Mr. Ron D got 2002 ranger extenacab auto-trans, 4.0 v6. The truck must have come from up north or far east the bed and rear frame is all rust. And we don't have that problem here in Texas. My 93 and my 87 are rust free. anyway i have a friend that has a i think he said it's a 96 reg. cab. If i...
  10. Frame Work?

    Hey everybody, i just bought my first vehicle, a 2001 Ranger XLT 4x4 and it is in pretty good condition. What worries me the most is the frame. A majority of it is covered in rust, but not to the point where there are any holes or gouges. Any idea on what I could do to stop the rust and prevent...
  11. Dprocks100

    Vinegar engine coolant flush?

    So the po of my truck really neglected the coolant system on my 1991 2.3L ranger. It has rust in the coolant still after 5 intense coolant changes, and I have replaced all the hoses, water pump (old ones fins rusted compleatly off) and thermostat last year when I did the last coolant change. It...
  12. will.moyer

    bronco 2 paint and body work

    :headbang:Ok so I need some help my b2 is the blue and white color I paid 700$ for it and it needs some serious body work. I want to paint it flat black and keep my white middle and get the blue and white stripes back and place them in the same spot as they were I have never seen a b2 like this...
  13. id bet the farm AND the Ranch

    hello wasssuP and just plain howdy to everybody.. my name is Tom and im a Mercedes Mechanic who worked at the dealership for a few years and i just bought a 96 reg cab bone stock XLT 4wd 5spd.. im 54 , master certified by MB,i hold and F.A.A. Powerplant lLicense and even got an FCC tech class...
  14. 1988 Bronco II Upper Ball Joints

    I have a student that needs to replace the ball joints and the upper camber adjustment has rusted itself to the ball joint shaft. I can not get it to remove at all. Any help would be great.
  15. youtube

    Hey guys if anybody wantsa to see some videos of bronco ll and not just read about them check out my youtube channel at www.youtube.com/magnifico12312 I dont put videos up too often but usually post some on the weekends.
  16. adam83094

    New kid on the block.. needs some advice on his rims.

    I bought a 1999 B3000 the beginning of September. It has 15x8 pacer sawblades. I love the rims! they clean up real good with steel wool and look good except the ring of RUST. 1 of them has hardly any 2 of them are okay and 1 is getting bad. its not just surface rust it has eaten through the...
  17. ranger530

    HAHAHA burn S10

    today i was in the ranger when i saw this guy in a S10 going like 2 MPH and his WHOLE ENTIRE TRUCK WAS RUSTED!!!!!! there was only half the bed left....thats what you get for getting a s10 i guess!!!!! anybody see anything like that?!
  18. Steering Shafts Rusted Together

    I'm in the process of pulling my cab off the frame and am trying to get the steering shaft off. I have the bolt out that connects the column to the lower shaft, but it's not coming apart. I've shot PB blaster at everything I can get at, still nothing. Any thoughts on how to get them apart?
  19. thebigyellowtruck

    Rust removal

    I am repainting my truck from the ground up in the spring. I need to get the rust off of my frame and under body. I was planning on just using a wire wheel to clean it all off, but recently i came across a rust removing gel called Ew Gel Rust Dissolver.(...

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