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


Dirtman

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I haven't driven my truck in over a week so I wanted to take it to work just for a "maintenance run". I opened the door and got hit by the most ungodly smell I have ever experienced, and I've smelled clam chowdah rotting in my air vents for an entire summer...

Aparently last time I was in the truck a chicken hopped in and I didn't notice before I shut the door.

Took the fiesta to work and ignored the problem. I may just set it on fire. There's just only so many smells a truck can take. I give up...
 
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I’m a city kid, and I’m confused. Chickens don’t eat soup if they get hungry?

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Rick W

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well if your chicken is sick, DONT leave it in your ranger.
 

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Maybe it was self quarantining? :dunno:
 

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Cold and rainy in Atlanta (by Hotlanta standards), but the 87 4WD IS READY FOR A TEST DRIVE, and I’m inspired by the Postmen’s creed:

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these curriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds!

SO HERE IS HOW I WILL PUSH THROUGH:: !! ::




I’m going to smile a lot and work through the redhead’s honey-do list as fast as possible and then give her flowers and ask if I can go out for a little while.

I’ll keep you posted how it works out..
 

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Cold and rainy in Atlanta (by Hotlanta standards), but the 87 4WD IS READY FOR A TEST DRIVE, and I’m inspired by the Postmen’s creed:

“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these curriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds!

SO HERE IS HOW I WILL PUSH THROUGH:: !! ::




I’m going to smile a lot and work through the redhead’s honey-do list as fast as possible and then give her flowers and ask if I can go out for a little while.

I’ll keep you posted how it works out..
Good luck.
 

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Mounted winch, and refreshed rims n tires on trailer, its looking pretty decent now.
Finalized remote oil filter and an lines, mounted front accessories again. New power steering line. I need to figure out get rid of PATS so I can start this thing up. Anyone out there can help? Is forscan capable?
 

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Finally got enough guts to drive it till the "Check Gauge" light came on telling me to get some gas . Wanted to see if it worked . Can someone tell me how far I can go after the light comes on ? Truck didn't come with OM . Thanks
 

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Changed the oil in the 92, it was due a couple days ago but it was just too cold to want to do it after working outside all day. Then I cleaned out the cab some, pulled the blower, resistor and heater box and shop-vac’d everything plus my vents (trying to get rid of the random bits of mouse nesting that keeps coming out). Threw a new air filter in and finally put a hold-down in for the battery. Slowly fixing the odds and ends on it. Been trying not to devote a ton of time to it until I get my green one back up, but things are slowly getting done anyway. Also put the door panel back on the passenger side since I don’t know when I’ll get back to messing with the power locks again and I may be taking my GF out in it on Monday for her Birthday if we get the snow they are claiming. Dad also aired up all the tires since he was running around the driveway with the air hose anyway. Well, hobbling around anyway, the man just doesn’t know the word quit, lol.
 

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Finally got enough guts to drive it till the "Check Gauge" light came on telling me to get some gas . Wanted to see if it worked . Can someone tell me how far I can go after the light comes on ? Truck didn't come with OM . Thanks
That's the next test if you're gutsy enough. You could carry a couple cans of extra gas and drive it til it quits. Not really my kind of thing. But that's the only way to know.
 


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