WHAT DID YOU DO TO YOUR RANGER TODAY?




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Loan Arranger??
 

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After two years tinkering with it off and on the cruise finally works!

I feel so modern and up with the times. But wait, there is more... tomorrow it gets aligned. :cool:
 

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I guess I hit middle of the road more than I thought I did. 1969 year of birth here. Ranger was just a trim package then.
 

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See? Even has a cracked head reference in it.
Haven't seen that in a little while and yes this chat is starting to remind me of this I was born in 03 and my truck was in 98 but we are both born in March kind of weird I guess.....I use tools and if I even borrow a tool I asked first and then I return the tool when I am done or I get my ass kicked if I forget not really but most times....some kids these days can't even use a damn push mower and I'm 16, I started yard work jobs when I was damn 12 or so....I am happy to know how to use tools, get my hands dirty, try to do a job right the first time, fend for myself if need be, but then again we now live in the nation if the offended and nation of everything given to use.....and no discipline....and going to try fixing one of the hood spacers on my ranger when I get off of work...😁👌✌
 

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I thought it was a play on wording to get financing from bank(s)-
 

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Oh, my heart bleeds for you.

Try being on TRS and owning a 2.9. ✊🏿
Was never a problem for me. Then again, I never claimed that the 2.9 was God's gift to mankind. In fact, I agreed that it was the devil's gift to mankind. :)

My truck could barely get out of its own way.
 

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Drove my truck to work yesterday to get it aligned. They called and said it has to be pushed back until Monday.

On the way home my wife happened to be behind me and took this:



Boss doesn't like getting into the truck (kinda tall) but once in he is fascinated by the smells coming from the back window.
 
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Drove my truck to work yesterday to get it aligned. They called and said it has to be pushed back until Monday.

On the way home my wife happened to be behind me and took this:



Boss doesn't like getting into the truck (kinda tall) but once in he is fascinated by the smells coming from the back window.
Remind me to redraw your avatar 👍🏿
 

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Today, I figured out I screwed up an otherwise good set of valve covers.

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I blasted them in the cabinet with aluminum oxide. Got in a rush, and due to me being stressed out with "life" stuff, I completely skipped the part of cleaning out the old oil sludge first. Well, now the shiny blue valve covers are completely full of gummy oil and aluminum oxide stuck in it.

Instead of risking my engine, the plan is to cut the baffles out, clean and sandblast them again, clean the hell out of them in the parts washer, toss them in the ultrasonic after that, and tack weld the baffles back in and start over.

I really hate when I get ahead of myself.
 

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That's far too involved. Just do yourself and the rest of the world a favor and bolt em on as-is. End that 2.9's, and your own suffering.. You'd really be doing it a favor.

Seriously though. I'd put em in a solvent tank after the paint had cured for a week or so. Brush em out good with solvent and blow them out with compressed air several times. Maybe even blast em out with a few cans of your favorite spray cleaner that seems to dissolve the sludge quickly, but not the paint.. Brake or carb cleaner. Then more compressed air.
 


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