Interior Electronics & Upholstery


DISCLAIMER: Activities and vehicle modifications appearing or described at The Ranger Station and it’s pages may be potentially dangerous. We do not endorse any such activity for others or recommend it to any particular person – we simply describe the experiences and opinions of other Ranger/Bronco II owners. If you choose to engage in these activities it is by your own free will and at your own risk. Any and all modifications will likely cause a vehicle to behave differently than stock. Some modifications may significantly increase your risk when driving the vehicle or be dangerous in some driving situations. Use good judgment when engaging in any activity or making any modifications. Do not take unwise risks. Consult a certified professional if you are not sure of something. The Ranger Station and the authors of these articles assume no liability for how any particular individual chooses to use the information presented here. Some of these modifications may void your vehicles warranty. Please also read our Legal notice HERE.

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Interior Cleaning

Interior Painting

Custom Interior Pieces

Center Console Build

Ranger Center Console Fix

Explorer Overhead Console & Lighted Visors

Explorer Center Console

Lighted Visor Mirrors

’89-’94 Dash Install Into ’83-’88 Ranger

What Seats Bolt In?

60/40 Conversion To Buckets

New Carpet Installation

Floppy Visor Fix

Sun Visor Swap

Sun Visor Upgrade

Windows & Locks Install

Installing Keyless Entry

Dome Light Upgrade

Recovering Your Headliner

Wet Floor Boards – Finding The Leak

Truck Audio

What Fits Your Ranger

Radio Wiring Diagrams

Stereo/CD Install

Double Din Radio Install

1988 Ranger Stereo Install

Aftermarket Speaker Install

Infinity Subwoofer

Probox Loaded Universal Enclosure

CB Antenna Install

Speedometer, Tach, Odometer & Cruise Control

How Speedometers Work

Speedometer Correction – Changing The Speedo Gear

Wiring a 4.0L to a 1983-1988 Dash

1983-1986 Gauge Cluster With Tachometer Swap

Tachometer Install

Odometer Worm Gear Replacement

Odometer Worm Gear Replacement #2

Odometer Gauge Swap

Installing Cruise Control

Add Cruise Control To Your Ford Ranger

Electrical – Gauges & Misc

Variable Oil Pressure Gauge Modification

Troubleshooting & replacing Your Ford Fuel Gauge

1995+ Gauge Cluster Removal

Installing A Tripminder (MPG Meter)

Instrument Cluster Wires

Selecting Wire Size

Phantom Wiper Fix

Door Contact Pin

Factory Power Doors

Wire Defined By Color

Properly Wiring Accessories

Ford Electrical Connector Identification


Check Speedometer After Tire Change