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Old 06-21-2011, 12:11 PM
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Default Whats a cheap and good mod?

I have a 93' 3.0 v6 all stock with little bigger tires. I have 125k miles and i want it to last, i want to put some money into it but i dont know what to do. i want to improve something in the engine compartment. Whats the best way to go?
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Old 06-21-2011, 12:13 PM
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Default Re: Whats a cheap and good mod?

please read:

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/gener...-interest.html

(the torsion bar mod does not apply to you, you dont have them)
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Old 06-21-2011, 12:49 PM
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Default Re: Whats a cheap and good mod?

also, while scott is a good mod, he's not cheap. try patrick.


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Old 06-21-2011, 12:51 PM
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Rofl!!!!
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Old 06-21-2011, 01:05 PM
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Default Re: Whats a cheap and good mod?

^ ROFL at you two

but in a seriousness. do a tune up! fuel filter, plugs, wires, air filter, depending you could do o2 sensors, change diff. fluid, trany filter and flushed and refilled, oil change, well there is semi cheap stuff that will keep you on the road for many many more miles
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Old 06-21-2011, 01:23 PM
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Default Re: Whats a cheap and good mod?

ive done all but the fuel filter and diff fluids. are they pretty simple? and yeah, i have no idea about the humor lol
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Old 06-21-2011, 01:25 PM
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fuel filter on our trucks take a good 5 min and the diff fluid is easy to do also
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Old 06-21-2011, 01:26 PM
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Alright, ill have to look into that, thank you!
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Old 06-21-2011, 01:31 PM
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no prob!

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also wash and wax her!
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Old 06-21-2011, 01:43 PM
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Default Re: Whats a cheap and good mod?

I suggest using 100% synthetic fluids.
I'm a Royal Purple kind of guy.
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Old 06-21-2011, 01:47 PM
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have you done the throttle cable mod to pick up the slack in the throttle cable?
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Old 06-21-2011, 02:47 PM
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X2 on the throttle cable Mod!
Feels like I just gained 100 HP!!!

(just kiddin!, but the Mod is good )
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Old 06-21-2011, 09:16 PM
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What do i need for the throttle cable? and im afraid to use synthetic, I dont want to be leaking gold.. I had an oil leak from the valve cover gaskets( fixed) but now im either burning it or its coming out somewhere that is caked with oil.
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Old 06-21-2011, 09:43 PM
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Default Re: Whats a cheap and good mod?

i am installing a accel super coil this weekend ill let ya know how it works out and what difference is throttle should be a lil more responsive and get a little more jump off the start
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Old 06-21-2011, 09:57 PM
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What do i need for the throttle cable? and im afraid to use synthetic, I dont want to be leaking gold.. I had an oil leak from the valve cover gaskets( fixed) but now im either burning it or its coming out somewhere that is caked with oil.
you use zip ties as a spacer between the end of the throttle cable where the pedal is and the pedal itself. there is a how to on here somewhere, someone will probably link it after this.

and you could get the motorcraft synthetic stuff, i can get a 5 quart jug and a filter for around $25 at my local auto parts store
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