Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiasts!

Go Back   Ford Ranger Forum - Forums for Ford Ranger enthusiasts! > > >
Forgot Password? Join Us!

Welcome to Ford Ranger Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread

  #1  
Old 12-01-2009, 07:10 PM
Slobra232 Slobra232 is offline
Ford Truck Driver
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 88
Default Whats Next

So far I have a K&N cold air intake, Gibson Cat-Back, and a Jets Chip. Wondering whats next to squeeze performance out of the truck. Thinking of high flow cat. Looking to see what you guys have as some input for whats next with out going high dollar like s/c
__________________
2005 Ranger XLT FX4

K&N Cold air Intake
Gibson Exhaust
Jet Chips Programmer
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-01-2009, 07:43 PM
2001xlt4d 2001xlt4d is offline
habba babba, Bartle doo?
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 1,074
Send a message via AIM to 2001xlt4d Send a message via Yahoo to 2001xlt4d Send a message via Skype™ to 2001xlt4d
Default

i would say some u/d pullies. might give u some more hp and help with mpg
__________________
2001 ford ranger XLT/4.0 sohc./160,000
Mods:Cb/recon third brake light/air silencer mod/new door speakers and h/u / shorty console, 245-75-16 goodyear wrangler duratracs on rock crawler rims. hellas and 03 honeycomb grille.

Quote:
Originally Posted by surfer03133 View Post
ya, it can get tough to get the tool to fit in the slot,
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2004xlmiller View Post
drilling? id prefer not to drill down there.
EDGEMAN4.0 FOR PRESIDENT!!!!!!
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-01-2009, 07:55 PM
STL STL is offline
...............

 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 23,398
Default

Underdrive pullies will help more than a "high flow cat"
__________________
2005 Edge

Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-01-2009, 07:57 PM
Jay FX4 Jay FX4 is offline
▲▼▲▼▲▼▲▼
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 2,511
Default

Your stock cats are not low flow. As mentioned, pulleys might free up a few ponies.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ranger Dave (B25) View Post
Our foreign policy is laughable at best. As is the recipient of this years Cracker-Jacks prize for 'peace.'
Quote:
Originally Posted by Toms984x4 View Post
NOS for teh horse powaz!!!
ɹǝʌo ǝɯ dılɟ
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-01-2009, 08:08 PM
Slobra232 Slobra232 is offline
Ford Truck Driver
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 88
Default

ok thanks for the direction trying to get the best bang for my dollar. do u need any special pulley pullers. If so will the one I had for my Mustang work for my Ranger?
__________________
2005 Ranger XLT FX4

K&N Cold air Intake
Gibson Exhaust
Jet Chips Programmer
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-01-2009, 08:18 PM
STL STL is offline
...............

 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 23,398
Default

the pulleys are just remove bolt and pull off with your hand.
__________________
2005 Edge

Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 12-01-2009, 08:38 PM
Slobra232 Slobra232 is offline
Ford Truck Driver
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 88
Default

i was also thinking about headers. my only question there is true duals or an X or H pipe?? anyone have any experience with either and what sounds better??
__________________
2005 Ranger XLT FX4

K&N Cold air Intake
Gibson Exhaust
Jet Chips Programmer
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 12-01-2009, 08:40 PM
surfer03133 surfer03133 is offline
Dead Whales Everywhere!
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 929
Send a message via Skype™ to surfer03133
Default

what engine do you have?i picked up the ford clutch fan removal tool from advance for like $10, it makes a world of difference when removing that pulley
__________________
08 Ranger Sport 2wd
aFe CAI, 30x9.5.x15 Grabber AT2s, U/D pulleys, flowmaster super 44

"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."
- John F. Kennedy

"Somehow the "god of the athiests" delivers more miracles than all other religion combined than..."
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 12-01-2009, 08:41 PM
greyghost greyghost is offline
Ford Ranger Driver
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 1,528
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Slobra232 View Post
i was also thinking about headers. my only question there is true duals or an X or H pipe?? anyone have any experience with either and what sounds better??
any muffler shop should be able to make what you want as far as pipe goes. i wish i could answer your x,vs H question. maybe stl or fx4wannabe01 will chime in.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 12-01-2009, 08:42 PM
Slobra232 Slobra232 is offline
Ford Truck Driver
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 88
Default

also been looking around at Jegs and Summit and cann't find any UD pullies any others site anyone suggest.
__________________
2005 Ranger XLT FX4

K&N Cold air Intake
Gibson Exhaust
Jet Chips Programmer
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 12-01-2009, 08:43 PM
Slobra232 Slobra232 is offline
Ford Truck Driver
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 88
Default

yea i was thinking about looking around on some mustang sites to see what any of the 4.0s are going
__________________
2005 Ranger XLT FX4

K&N Cold air Intake
Gibson Exhaust
Jet Chips Programmer
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 12-01-2009, 08:44 PM
2001xlt4d 2001xlt4d is offline
habba babba, Bartle doo?
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 1,074
Send a message via AIM to 2001xlt4d Send a message via Yahoo to 2001xlt4d Send a message via Skype™ to 2001xlt4d
Default

www.stufforyouranger.com
__________________
2001 ford ranger XLT/4.0 sohc./160,000
Mods:Cb/recon third brake light/air silencer mod/new door speakers and h/u / shorty console, 245-75-16 goodyear wrangler duratracs on rock crawler rims. hellas and 03 honeycomb grille.

Quote:
Originally Posted by surfer03133 View Post
ya, it can get tough to get the tool to fit in the slot,
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2004xlmiller View Post
drilling? id prefer not to drill down there.
EDGEMAN4.0 FOR PRESIDENT!!!!!!
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 12-02-2009, 07:33 PM
mwolverine8 mwolverine8 is offline
Ford Ranger Owner
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 64
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Slobra232 View Post
So far I have a K&N cold air intake, Gibson Cat-Back, and a Jets Chip. Wondering whats next to squeeze performance out of the truck. Thinking of high flow cat. Looking to see what you guys have as some input for whats next with out going high dollar like s/c
jba headers (high dollar)? flowmasters?
__________________
1997 Ranger XLT V6 3.0L Manual
Flowmaster 40's
SunPro Tachometer
More to come..
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Whats next? olfordtruck General Ford Ranger Discussion 13 09-24-2009 08:27 PM
Whats up 99offroadrngr Introduce Yourself 20 09-23-2009 08:53 AM
Whats up....from So. Cal. Fast 4 Litre Introduce Yourself 5 08-06-2009 11:28 AM
Whats up jus97tin Introduce Yourself 3 07-18-2009 12:32 AM
whats up cheeba Introduce Yourself 1 05-22-2009 07:28 PM