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  1. Intermitent bearing squeal(PS pump)?

    I have a noise that sounds like a bearing squeal but it usually occurs at start up and goes away in a second or two but can last several seconds at times. It is so loud with the hood up that i can't pin-point the location but when setting in the cab it seems to be directly in front of me. I...
  2. Popping/Clunking Noise

    Hey guys, sorry if I put this in an inappropriate section. I have a 1996 Ford Ranger 4 cyl 4x4. For some time now there has been a popping noise when turning the wheel left or right. My tie rod ends were in pretty rough shape so I replaced those to no avail. Then I noticed the bushings on my...
  3. need help fast! broken steering knuckle

    so the other day i was driving and felt something pop, turns out it was the upper tab on the passenger side steering knuckle that holds the inner brake pad in place, snapped clean off. fabricated a new tab, welded it in place. a few miles later snapped off again and lost all brakes, almost...
  4. '03 351w Ranger manual steering rack

    I have a new ranger I'm starting on but this ones getting a 351w. I'm doing a lot of stuff already and have the wires hidden in the dash, extended the control arms out 4.5", and tubing fender wells. Battery's going behind the seat. And a few more things will be done but I wanted to ask opinions...
  5. 1997 2WD Ranger XLT Front End Suspension Part Identifier

    Hello my name is Mike and through my research online I couldn't find the name of this part so please anybody who knows the part name/number please let me know asap.
  6. No key

    I was gifted a wrecked ranger. I am waiting for the title from the state as I do not have the keys and was wrecked. I removed the steering column. How can I put a new key cylinder in?
  7. HPWTX

    Aftermarket manual steering pitman arm?

    Hello all, I have a ranger in the shop with power steering and am converting to manual for a v8 swap.... The problem is that ford discontinued the pitman arm :pissedoff: The part number I need is E3TZ3590C. I have called just about every junk yard and ford parts house in town to no avail...
  8. leseman1

    Cheap Custom Steering?

    I'm getting tired of tolerating all the bumpsteer i'm having in my bronco, so i was looking into alternatives to the stock steering linkage. I had been thinking about doing the super runner set up until I seen the stone crusher style set up. I dont care for the heim joints though and have not...
  9. red_ranger50

    tie rod adjuster

    hey all, im looking for left and riight hand thread bungs to weld into some DOM to make custom tie rod adjusters for my steering. i have a 96 ranger with camburg beams on it and stock ranger steering. with shitty lengthend adjusters i want to make better ones using bungs and jam nuts. i really...
  10. Mazda b2300 spindle/bearing issues and rotors don't match parts store inventory.

    Hello everyone, I am new to the forum and have been poking around on here for a while trying to come up with something to match my issue. With no luck and tired eyes I am posting for some advice. I have an 02 B2300 2wd that I bought about 6 years ago. One year in and the 3:73 rear end went...
  11. Dirmaid

    Steering wheel swap

    Hey guys, I have yet another obscure question that probably will never get answered. The steering wheel in my 01 Ranger is pretty much falling apart. I was looking at replacing it, but figured while I was there lets try and upgrade it. I was thinking about swapping in an 05-09 mustang wheel or...
  12. Power steering pulley

    In the V-8 conversion forum they give the parts number for the bracket resivour and pump for the power steering conversion but not the pulley. Will the pulley that came with the stock power steering unit on my 90 302 motor be the correct pulley? Thanks for your help!
  13. steering problems

    I have installed a 4 inch lift on my bronco ii. Since then the truck is horrible to drive. The steering seems to fight itself from side to side even on flat ground. It has been aligned many times and still has not made any difference. I have replaced all four ball joints, both pivot bushings...
  14. cauhcons

    Smoke coming from hazard button !!!!!!!

    Hello, i have a B4000 99 and some time when i put key on power position, in the cluster the left arrow stay on and a little smoke is coming out from the steering column throw the hazard button, once the smoke stop the left arrow turn off.... May be a dust problem that short some contact and...
  15. FORD2011

    98 ranger rack removal need help

    have a 98 ranger 4x4 3.0, the input shaft on the rack and pinion is leaking, im about to pull it out and install a new seak kit in it. ive looked around and noticed everyone says its almost impossible to get out, theyre saying to remove the torsion bars....WHY??? is it possible to snake it out...
  16. Hey Folks

    Justin here, bought an '89 Ranger 2.3, 2WD a while back. Been busy doing some fixing on it. Does a basic Ranger just drive this funky or is there something else? Front end kinda hops over to the side on bumps. I've put new tires, shocks (Bilsteins), wheel bearings, track arm bushings, I beam...
  17. FlyinRyan

    Front end squeak

    Hello Folks, I've got a '98 Mazda B2500 2WD and have been getting lots of squeak from the front passenger side. At first I thought it was my stabilizer bar link (it had snapped), so I put a new one on. It didn't stop the squeak. The sound only comes when the truck is bouncing back 'up' after...
  18. red.EDDIE.4x4

    HELP! FA600 not fitting correctly...

    hey guys figured i would just introduce myself first. im new to TRS but not the forums, i came from the Explorer forum in hopes that you guys have an answer for me. not many people there have used the skyjacker fa600 apparently and ive seen a number of people here who have it. i ordered one the...
  19. brwntom

    Something is leaking grr..

    A couple of weeks ago i notice some drips on the ground under my truck. I figured out it was PS fluid. I can not figure out where its coming from. It is all over where the pitman arm connects to the rack, some on the inside of the fender and even some on the PS hoses next to the battery. It is...
  20. Steering Wheel Compatibility

    I have a '99 XLT with no fancy cruise control and whatnot. After driving my friend's '05 Explorer, I am in love with the steering wheel. If I pick up a new Ranger steering wheel (the 06+ kind with all the bells, whistles, and new spoke design), would it work with my '99? I know the wiring...


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