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



Bgunner

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225/70/R15
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Added some windshield washer fluid.
 

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302
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35
Those guys are here with me, watching you guys… lol
 

scotts90ranger

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2.3 Turbo
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6
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35"

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6" Skyjacker, with 1.5" coil spacers, custom radius arms, custom traction bars
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31x10.50
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Checked it over for a road trip. Saw an old friend recently who was in my area to find a 2.3 engine for his 96 ranger. Mentioned my 3.0 package, and he bought the whole thing before I could finish my words.

Going Wednesday to get it loaded into my 94, and off to my friend's house in big bear for a week.
 

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Still feeling under the weather so I only did a little to the 92 yesterday after work. Got the vacuum system sorted out, the canister is hooked back up and a check valve added back in plus resolved another vacuum leak. Thermostat is in, throttle body is back on and started on the AC system. We shall see what I can get done after work today
 

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Got a little more done on the red Ranger. It’s finally almost all back together, pretty much being held up by a new orifice tube at this point. Got a couple issues addressed with it too, so when I’m all done with this, it should run and drive better than before
 

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Wife's car is making a noise so the lone ranger to the rescue again...

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sawzall?
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33-44
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it is easier to fix and understand than "her"

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Giving my truck more money than it deserves.
Been welding this week.

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I don't think I'm doing too bad for my first time with sheet metal. Weld, grind, zap the holes you left behind shut :giggle:
 

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sawzall?
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it is easier to fix and understand than "her"
I usually wait until at least my foot can fit through it.....:LOL::p
 

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3.0L
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6"
Tire Size
35"
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In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they are different.
Got the pressure washer out and tried to clean it up. It's much better. But there is still some mud underneath. It would be great to get it up on a lift to wash the bottom. After that, I libed the front suspension and sprayed WD40 on the moving parts of my airline quick connect fittings for airing up tires. It's a real pain when you can't get the hose to lock on the fitting.

I also have a line lock kit on order. Cant help but thing it would be useful when rock crawling. Much cheaper and easier to install than an automatic transmission. I just need to figure out where to mount the solenoid valve.
 

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Got the pressure washer out and tried to clean it up. It's much better. But there is still some mud underneath. It would be great to get it up on a lift to wash the bottom. After that, I libed the front suspension and sprayed WD40 on the moving parts of my airline quick connect fittings for airing up tires. It's a real pain when you can't get the hose to lock on the fitting.

I also have a line lock kit on order. Cant help but thing it would be useful when rock crawling. Much cheaper and easier to install than an automatic transmission. I just need to figure out where to mount the solenoid valve.

Have you considered a handle operated clutch on the shifter? kinda like a motorcycle.
 

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