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  1. Valve Cover Gasket Replacement - Getting Ready

    Hey, I'm going to replace my valve cover gasket, spark plugs, and spark plug wires on my 2002 Ranger XLT 2.3L, and I just wanted to see if there was anything else I should replace since I'm doing this job (i.e. replace the brake pads because you have to remove them anyways to replace the...
  2. Accel Coil pack in 2001 Ranger

    Went to put in accel coil pack in my 2001 ranger and low and behold I feel it didn't fit. I looked it up on line and it was stated that I got the right one. The plug wires don't "click" into place when installed. Anyone else ran into this issue before?
  3. Dprocks100

    1991 Tune up

    Hi, I'm looking for things to tune up on my 1991 2.3 2wd with 132,000 miles. I bought it in February and fixed it up and now I'm out of things to fix haha. Looking for Preventative maintenance things to do to it. I know I wanna replace the spark plugs and wires and I've heard to use motorcraft...
  4. 2000 Ranger 2.5 17mpg HELP!

    have been searching for fuel economy tips and was shocked to see some of the reported mileage here! I have an '00 Ranger with a 2.5 and auto trans. that consistently get 17mpg. I have 90k on it with a brand new transmission, new plugs/wires, new fuel filter and air filter, new control arms, new...
  5. terrible fuel economy and no power

    hey i have a 1992 ranger 2wd 4L and yesterday i whent though a quarter tank driving 47 km's. when i start it in the morning it always tries to stall and the only way to keep it running is to hold it at 2k rpm. the gas peddle seems to be alot stiffer lately aswell. when im at a stop sign the...
  6. JayGeePee

    Tune up + some!

    Well next weekend I'm changing out a bad Cam Synchro, CPS, doing a oil change, plugs and wires, new tires w/alignment, new alternator, and belt. I was wondering if there were any more recommendations of anything else I should do while I'm Forking out the Doe. Heres a question; When I fire up my...
  7. How to set distributor timing

    All the instructions I have available say to "disconnect the vacuum" at the distributor. Well, my truck does not have a vacuum advance on the distributor. If I shine the timing light on the crankshaft pulley while the engine is at idle, with everything connected and the engine warm, it looks...


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