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Old 02-12-2011, 01:55 AM
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Default What is this thick cable for? Between gas tank and drive shaft???

2010 ranger regular cab manual tranny 4 cyl.

What is this thick cable for? It is Between gas tank and drive shaft and loops around, looks to be attached to bottom of bed looks like those heavy duty bicycle locks. Anyone?
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Old 02-12-2011, 01:57 AM
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Default Re: What is this thick cable for? Between gas tank and drive shaft???

might be a ground strap
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Old 02-12-2011, 06:12 AM
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Default Re: What is this thick cable for? Between gas tank and drive shaft???

Hmmm.
Could be anything. Are you the original owner is it something a previous owner may have used / added?
Are we sure it isn't the parking brake cable? (i doubt it)
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Old 02-12-2011, 10:08 PM
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Default Re: What is this thick cable for? Between gas tank and drive shaft???

i am original owner... truck is new. its towards center of truck.
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Old 02-12-2011, 10:12 PM
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saved that pic lol. and need pics man
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Old 02-13-2011, 07:51 AM
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2010 ranger regular cab manual tranny 4 cyl.

What is this thick cable for? It is between gas tank and drive shaft and loops around, looks to be attached to bottom of bed looks like those heavy duty bicycle locks. Anyone?

pics!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 02-13-2011, 11:14 AM
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I love the pic!!!!...
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Old 02-13-2011, 11:28 AM
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Default Re: What is this thick cable for? Between gas tank and drive shaft???

can't say for sure without pictures, but I know the wiring for the fuel pump/gauge sender are in that area, and loop around before going towards the front of the truck. or it could be some smog junk going to the charcoal canister under the bed
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Old 02-13-2011, 11:29 AM
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Default Re: What is this thick cable for? Between gas tank and drive shaft???

cable that loops around frame cross member? that bolts to the cab? its to keep the cab from flying off in high impact, just for saftey
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Old 02-13-2011, 12:38 PM
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Default Re: What is this thick cable for? Between gas tank and drive shaft???

Search for oem parts and look it up on a parts diagram and leave a link here.
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Old 02-13-2011, 08:03 PM
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Default Re: What is this thick cable for? Between gas tank and drive shaft???

yeah loops around cross-member and its secured to bottom of bed.
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Old 02-14-2011, 07:33 AM
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cable that loops around frame cross member? that bolts to the cab? its to keep the cab from flying off in high impact, just for saftey
We have a winner! I think?


Is this it?
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Old 03-17-2011, 01:24 PM
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Default Re: What is this thick cable for? Between gas tank and drive shaft???

seems to be just a cable to secure the cab to the chassis
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