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Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 04-29-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By Frez1812
PCV change today (help)

I picked up a BWD PCV valve for my 2004 4.0 4x4 yesterday. I'd like to swap it out today if I get brave enough with the help of forum members. I have the PCV valve that has the cooling line around...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-25-2014, 03:48 AM
Replies: 15,017
Views: 432,667
Posted By Frez1812
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread III

Removed the cap and put a nice new tri-fold cover on. I purchased a tri-fold Downey cover over the winter! Today my truck is going in for inspection!

Scott
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-21-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15,407
Views: 470,181
Posted By Frez1812
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread II

I got the Complete Set Front and Rear
Bilstein 4600 Heavy Duty (B6) $271.96 set of 4
Free Shipping from shockwarehouse. They took a month to get here but worth the wait.

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My...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-20-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 15,407
Views: 470,181
Posted By Frez1812
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread II

Installed new Bilstien shocks and new Firestone Destination AT tires. What a difference in ride for me.

What I had was Cooper ATR Tires with lots of miles on them and stock shocks! My truck is a...
Forum: Tire & Wheel Items 02-09-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,230
Posted By Frez1812
Re: Fx4 rims and toyo at

I have those same rims on my 2004 4x4 ext cab Ranger. I live in the northeast and we use salt and sand on our roads. My rims are peeling and starting to oxidize. Is there anyway to refinish them?
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Forum: Suspension Tech 02-01-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Frez1812
Re: Sway Bar Links/Bushings & Shocks ...Questions

Placed an order for the Bilstiens on 1-18-14. FINALLY received an email from them stating they are on nationwide back order and may ship on 2-18-14. They also said if I didn't want to wait they would...
Forum: Suspension Tech 01-21-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Frez1812
Re: Sway Bar Links/Bushings & Shocks ...Questions

My lower ball joints were both replaced at 85,000 miles with the Moog's. I will take a look at the upper ones soon.

It's been -29 below zero here the last day or so and the cold is suppose to...
Forum: How-To Submissions 01-20-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 19,429
Posted By Frez1812
Re: how to: replace your rear axle axle shaft oil seals

I replaced my right rear seal in my 2004 Ranger 4.0 4x4 last year. Well, the seal didn't last long. It started seeping once again and now it's a leaker. My mechanic noticed my rear axle vent tube was...
Forum: Suspension Tech 01-20-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Frez1812
Re: Sway Bar Links/Bushings & Shocks ...Questions

I ordered the Moog 29mm sway bar bushings from RockAuto.com. Everything I read pointed to the smaller ones being for 2 wheel drive trucks. Mines a 4x4 so I'm hoping the larger ones will be the...
Forum: Suspension Tech 01-19-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Frez1812
Re: Sway Bar Links/Bushings & Shocks ...Questions

Took your advice and ordered the Bilstiens! Thanks for helping me spend my money!!!

Scott
Forum: Suspension Tech 01-15-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Frez1812
Re: Sway Bar Links/Bushings & Shocks ...Questions

First off lets clear this up....thank you for taking the time to help and respond to my post.

Thank you for correcting my about my truck not having a coil spring front end, it's a torsion bar!...
Forum: Suspension Tech 01-14-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Frez1812
Sway Bar Links/Bushings & Shocks ...Questions

I have a 4x4 Ext cab 2004 Ford Ranger 4.0 Manual Tranny with 90,500 miles on it. I have a couple questions regarding which parts will be best for my truck.

1. I need new sway bar links. The...
Forum: Suspension Tech 03-09-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,461
Posted By Frez1812
Lower Ball joints on my 4WD...MOOG?

I need to replace my lower front ball joints on my 2004 Ford Ranger 4.0 4wd XLT ext 2 door cab (85,000 miles). I have a question on which part and part number to use. I keep hearing about MOOG ball...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-10-2012, 03:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,167
Posted By Frez1812
Re: Differential Cover and more

On the Autozone website it shows 2 rear bearings for my 8.8 rear end truck. One is an axle repair bearing, WTF is that? Do I just need the bearing and seal?
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Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-09-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,167
Posted By Frez1812
Re: Differential Cover and more

Thank you for the reply. I'm going to tackle this job sometime this week I hope. I will probably just do the seals for now. I think everything else is just fine. A new differential cover is probably...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-06-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,167
Posted By Frez1812
Differential Cover and more

I own a 2004 Ford Ranger 4x4 , 4.0, 5 speed with 80,000 miles on her. I have a rear axle seal that just started leaking that I would like to repair. My axle code is (97). It says I have a 8.8 , but I...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-05-2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,346
Posted By Frez1812
Re: Rear differential cover

What size bolts are these?
Forum: How-To Submissions 05-13-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 41,256
Posted By Frez1812
Re: How To: Clean MAF (Mass Air Flow Sensor)

My truck was hard starting, I had no idea what it was. I did follow this MAF cleaning procedure and my 2004 Ford Ranger starts wonderful now. I was really surprised it cured my hard starting issue. I...
Forum: Misc Items 01-12-2011, 02:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By Frez1812
Re: 2007 Harley Davidson Fatboy

Wow, can't believe it hasn't sold!
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 10-16-2010, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,191
Posted By Frez1812
Re: 2004 Ranger (4.0) High Idle when first starting???

Can someone other than a Ford dealer do this?
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 10-16-2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,191
Posted By Frez1812
Re: 2004 Ranger (4.0) High Idle when first starting???

This sounds like my problem right here.

I'm guessing I have to go to the dealers and they can address this? Will they charge me for a service like this?

Thanks
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 10-14-2010, 02:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,191
Posted By Frez1812
2004 Ranger (4.0) High Idle when first starting???

I own a 2004 Ford Ranger , 5 speed with 69,000 miles. It has new plugs,new fuel filter, air filter, oil changed and all fluids checked and topped off to the required levels. I also checked the PVC...
Forum: Misc Items 09-27-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,082
Posted By Frez1812
Re: 2007 Harley Davidson Fatboy

Nice bike man. If it was in the cards for me at this time, I'd seriously consider it!

Nice............
Forum: Exterior Tech 09-12-2010, 08:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,456
Posted By Frez1812
Forum: Exterior Tech 09-12-2010, 06:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,456
Posted By Frez1812
Re: Problems with nerf bars

Sorry I took so long getting pics up. A big thanks goes to FX4 for the brackets he provided me!!!

http://i55.tinypic.com/j10tuo.jpg

http://i51.tinypic.com/287ekog.jpg
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