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Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 08-06-2010, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: I have a question fellas

i have everything, my only concern is if the original trans of the ranger will work with the sohc? since its 4x4 and the expo isnt.. thanx btw
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 08-05-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 620
Posted By ninenineranger
Exclamation I have a question fellas

Sup fellas, just straight to the point lol.. Will a engine from a 2002 explorer with my 1999 ranger?? Is it direct swap or need modifications?? They are both 4.0L..

oh an the ranger is 4x4...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 05-04-2010, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,743
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Whats could be the problem? pix inside

Oh yeah, im gonna do compression test before anything... Dry then wet test. Ill keep yall updated, thanks
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 05-02-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,743
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Whats could be the problem? pix inside

Ok, look at it a little better, On start up it gives a noticeable puff of bluish smoke, When reving it doent smoke but smokes when decelerating. As soon as I let off it puffs a noticeable amount too....
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 05-02-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,743
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Whats could be the problem? pix inside

Cool.. I had a feeling youtube had vids of that.. Ill watch some. If i could do the job myself that would be awsome..
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 05-02-2010, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,743
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Whats could be the problem? pix inside

Well I know the basics, i mean the deepest ive gone in an engine is to replace injector seals, beyond there ive never removed or seen anything.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 05-02-2010, 03:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,743
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Whats could be the problem? pix inside

Does anybody know how much will piston rings and valve stems will cost?? Not including labor. I will ask mechanic for labor price.

Also what parts do I need to get it fixed?.. thnx
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 05-01-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,743
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Whats could be the problem? pix inside

damn... I guess start saving for replacement engine! This sux
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 05-01-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,743
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Whats could be the problem? pix inside

It has aprox 90k on it.. I replaced head gaskets not too long ago, I dont have coolant loss or overheating problems at all.. It consumes oil like crazy! And saw a little cloud of smoke on start up...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 05-01-2010, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,743
Posted By ninenineranger
Whats could be the problem? pix inside

Hello guys, well today my truck started stumbling real bad on idle.. I took a look at the spark plugs, which I replace maybe about 7 months ago, they are NASTY! look at the pics! Oh yea and its...
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 04-29-2010, 03:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,625
Posted By ninenineranger
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 04-28-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,955
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Flowmaster 40's NOT LOUD ENOUGH!!!

****UPDATE****

I deleted the cats and what a difference!! The power is there! the sound is definetly there! Im really loving the sound not too loud not too humble just good for me. The cats were...
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 04-27-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,955
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Flowmaster 40's NOT LOUD ENOUGH!!!

i will be hollowing the front cats and pipethru the rear cats tomorrow! I ran the truck without the 02 sensors from the manifolds and it had hell of alot more power!! Ill keep yall updated.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 04-23-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 655
Posted By ninenineranger
Angry Hellp please!!

Well today was a ruff day.. On my way to work my truck felt weird, kind of hesitating uphill, jerked a few times, I floored it and it felt like it wanted to shut off, RPM's fell to like 1 or 1.5k...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-23-2010, 07:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,386
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: DuraTrac Tires worth it?

I want some Duratrac's!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Look massive
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 04-22-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,955
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Flowmaster 40's NOT LOUD ENOUGH!!!

They look fairly new.. and they are aftermarket "Bosch"... Owell, if it aint broke dont break it..lol
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 04-22-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,955
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Flowmaster 40's NOT LOUD ENOUGH!!!

Really??? Okay so that code a hint to??? IDK, I took that 02 sensor off the other day and it had white on the tip, is that normal? The truck was previously overheated and I fixed it.
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 04-22-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,955
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Flowmaster 40's NOT LOUD ENOUGH!!!

Every now and then it throws P0174 (Lean Bank 2) but that could be the little leak at the manifold and the pipe where it joins together. Its minor tho.. I was thinking of removing the last one too..
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 04-22-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,955
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Flowmaster 40's NOT LOUD ENOUGH!!!

Loox good^^

Does anybody know what temp do the catalytic's get, fully warmed up and on idle?? On mine the "Y" cats get to 450-500*F is that normal? I think its a lil too hot.. but not sure
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 04-22-2010, 04:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,955
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Flowmaster 40's NOT LOUD ENOUGH!!!

They charge me $25 for hollowing the front Y cats and insert pipe thru the last 2 cats.. Good deal to me?
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 04-21-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By ninenineranger
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 04-21-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,113
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: pics of new headliner

Loox pretty good man
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 04-21-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,955
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Flowmaster 40's NOT LOUD ENOUGH!!!

Sounds good to me... My issue is either my cats or the 2" pipe.. Like I said that s10 sounded badass... Indeed I have a v6 silverado with an original 40 aswell and it sounds killer! So somthing is...
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 04-20-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,955
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Flowmaster 40's NOT LOUD ENOUGH!!!

Hey Shane, browsing thru youtube I came across this, Wat setup did u have???
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obB2fcJMDXo
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 04-20-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,955
Posted By ninenineranger
Re: Flowmaster 40's NOT LOUD ENOUGH!!!

I called the muffler shop guy today and he said the same thing.. He was kind of surprised that the muffler didnt make a sound when I took off that day.. Could my cats be clogged or clogging up??? He...
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