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What did you do to your Ranger today? (Part Deux!)


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What's the opposite of advancing the timing? Can we still say that? I'd hate to offend my ignition...
you are "retreating" your timing.

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A "street" fitting is one that has either a male or female type at one end and the street end is pipe sized, not bigger to go around or smaller to go in pipe.
Not sure what you mean by that. Most street fittings I have dealt with are street elbows. They had male not threads on one end and female not threads on the other. For example. 1/2" fnpt x 1/2" mnpt or 1/2" fnpt x 1/4" mnpt.

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What's the opposite of advancing the timing? Can we still say that? I'd hate to offend my ignition...
We're letting the timing choose how it wants to be set from now on. Don't just go assuming things!!! You barbarian.....
 

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today my 2020 Ranger was at the dealer for it`s 1st oil & filter change. 4500 miles (y)
 

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today my 2020 Ranger was at the dealer for it`s 1st oil & filter change. 4500 miles (y)
So far, you're doing good on preventive maintenance. Don't forget to check coolant, brake fluid, power steering fluid, blinker fluid and can bus lubricant.
 

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Not sure what you mean by that. Most street fittings I have dealt with are street elbows. They had male not threads on one end and female not threads on the other. For example. 1/2" fnpt x 1/2" mnpt or 1/2" fnpt x 1/4"
That is with thread pipe. A pvc street 45 (1/8 bend) has one side female (hub, socket, belled, whatever you want to call it) the other side is pipe sized, meant to go in the female hub, but is not referred to as a male fitting. Same with copper fittings. Most cast iron nowadays uses no-hub bands. Cast iron Fittings are pipe sizes connected with rubber and metal bands. Leading is rarely done. Most of the wyes in these pics have street 45s glued in them, the ¹/16 bends at floor also are street
 

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Pipes are just tubes...
 

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You probably offended both pipes and tubes in four simple words....
 

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Not sure what you mean by that. Most street fittings I have dealt with are street elbows. They had male not threads on one end and female not threads on the other. For example. 1/2" fnpt x 1/2" mnpt or 1/2" fnpt x 1/4" mnpt.

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I think what he is saying is one end is exactly like a pipe, no threads, no flaring, just pipe. The other end is prepared in some way to take another pipe whether it be flared or threaded.

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I think what he is saying is one end is exactly like a pipe, no threads, no flaring, just pipe. The other end is prepared in some way to take another pipe whether it be flared or threaded.

AJ
He was thinking of pvc using glued joints. Works same way. I was thinking of threaded joints.
 

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Hit a deer with my Red Ranger :dntknw:

Truck 1, Deer 0
 

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Yup.

So full story, I was running a little behind for work. Somehow managed to spill coffee on myself (was not holding it at the time, it had a lid and was 1/3 or so gone). The thought crossed through my thick skull that perhaps it just wasn’t my day and I should turn around and call off. Shortly after I come around a bend and there’s a deer, I knew I was going to clobber it but I tried not to anyway. Blam. Down it went. Was on the edge of a cell phone dead zone. My F-150 and Green Ranger both have a knife, the Red did not. My go-bag I cleaned out last week I think and the two knives in there came out. The deer was still alive but not doing well, ended up having to restrain it while waiting for help because it couldn’t get up with the broken legs but started trying anyway. Out among farms and probably 20 people came past without offering help. As luck would have it, the guy who finally stopped and helped was driving a 98-00 extended cab Ranger. Got her put down and loaded in my truck and I took it back home to deal with it, then went to work a couple hours late.
 

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So far, you're doing good on preventive maintenance. Don't forget to check coolant, brake fluid, power steering fluid, blinker fluid and can bus lubricant.

from the day I brought it home I have been checking over the truck weekly (y) before I left the dealership I checked all fluids & did a walk around of the truck
plus a good look over the interior....I do NOT trust anyone !
 


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