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Old 10-10-2011, 01:38 PM
Tikiole Tikiole is offline
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Im new to this forum... But here to try to get help with my truck. after a motor swap I've had nothing but problems with it. First the timing was off and the distributor off multiple teeth. With help I figured out the#1 location on the cap and moved it a few teeth, so that was fixed and now it purrs. But I had some bad ticking under the valve cover that I thought was lifter clatter. So I replaced the cam, lifters and rocker arms. The old one belonged to a mustang, so I got stock one for ranger. On my first test drive it wouldn't do more than 50mph! 1st and 2nd gear have some power but halfway through third it had to be floored to accelerate. Once in fourth it could only pull 50mph max. I have good comp in all four cyl, timing set @ base 10 and advances when spout plugged in to 20, clutch is good, idk...
Please help... I can't afford to keep throwing money at it when it still won't go like it should. Any ideas or similar experiences would be great.
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Old 10-10-2011, 01:54 PM
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Default Re: no power over 50mph.. HELP!

hello im sure a mod will probably move your post but you might get more help posting your issue in the engine tech section for 4 cylinders. Welcome though. THere are plenty of users on here that will hopefully be able to help you
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Old 10-10-2011, 02:00 PM
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Btw hello everyone. Good to see ranger fans out there pooling together to help one another out.

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Thanks man. I'm trying tio figure this out on my smart phone. Sorry about the mispost
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Old 10-10-2011, 02:52 PM
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Welcome to frf. hopefully some1 will chime in for your issue.
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Old 10-10-2011, 04:44 PM
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Old 10-10-2011, 04:56 PM
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Hello tikiole, Welcome to FRF...
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Old 10-10-2011, 05:18 PM
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Old 10-10-2011, 09:20 PM
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wlcome to FRF, Tikiole!
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Old 10-11-2011, 01:57 AM
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