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Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 08-18-2017, 07:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By 02RangerFX4
That is very odd. The transfer case nor the...

That is very odd. The transfer case nor the transmission were damp? Usually this top rail plugs dry out and that's the source of the smell.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 08-11-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 34,293
Posted By 02RangerFX4
Depends on a lot of things. Which timing chain...

Depends on a lot of things. Which timing chain and guides did you change? There are three of them. If you never changed the black plunger tensioners that were mentioned then that's probably the...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-11-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By 02RangerFX4
If I remember correctly the cam gear bolts (if...

If I remember correctly the cam gear bolts (if that's what you're talking about) aren't that light of a torque spec. I think it should be around 68 ft/lbs per cam. The one on the back is reverse...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-21-2017, 02:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 490
Posted By 02RangerFX4
If you took the shifter out while it was in gear,...

If you took the shifter out while it was in gear, then that's your problem. Take the shifter back out and make sure all the shift forks are aligned. If not it'll do this.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 05-15-2017, 03:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 728
Posted By 02RangerFX4
Click hear and read all of this. It'll be...

Click hear and read all of this. It'll be helpful.

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/4-0-sohc-4-0-ohv-tech/130622-4-0-sohc-timing-chain-rattle.html
Forum: Off Topic 04-17-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,153
Posted By 02RangerFX4
This is exactly why you can NOT neglect...

This is exactly why you can NOT neglect maintenance on these engines!
Forum: Other Engine Tech 03-13-2017, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,148
Posted By 02RangerFX4
What engine does your ranger have? I know there...

What engine does your ranger have? I know there are some guys getting serious power out of the boosted duratec 2.3's that come in rangers.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-06-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 982
Posted By 02RangerFX4
You want the one that says without FX4 package....

You want the one that says without FX4 package. The 4x4 and FX4 package for the 2002 year were different vehicles.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-05-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 982
Posted By 02RangerFX4
Yeah your truck doesn't have the LVL II tow hooks...

Yeah your truck doesn't have the LVL II tow hooks so you'll need the one without the cut outs.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-04-2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,332
Posted By 02RangerFX4
That's odd for that low mileage of a 4.0 to start...

That's odd for that low mileage of a 4.0 to start doing that, it makes me wonder if the previous owner neglected oil changes on that explorer. If so then it l can see how the guides have already...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-04-2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 982
Posted By 02RangerFX4
There are two similar ones for the 2002 model...

There are two similar ones for the 2002 model year. Make sure you get a picture of it, because they're pretty much exactly the same (with fog lights) but one has the cut out for the level II tow...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-20-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,526
Posted By 02RangerFX4
I drove an F350 dump truck all summer so it's a...

I drove an F350 dump truck all summer so it's a little bit easier than that was.

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I tried to keep it clean. They don't do oiling up in Boone anymore is what I've been told. Since...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-14-2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 34,293
Posted By 02RangerFX4
Yes. Service interval is 70,000 miles or less....

Yes. Service interval is 70,000 miles or less. There are someone here who runs a preoiler which will pump oil to them before you start the truck just in case. If I let my truck sit for more that 2-3...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-01-2017, 01:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,526
Posted By 02RangerFX4
I'll have to check for the blue spring mod. It is...

I'll have to check for the blue spring mod. It is straight piped however, so we're good there.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-28-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,526
Posted By 02RangerFX4
Yeah it's definitely interesting parking it. It's...

Yeah it's definitely interesting parking it. It's actually a lot easier than I though it was. It has the Parking sensors which make it much easier to back up and what not.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-27-2017, 11:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,526
Posted By 02RangerFX4
Standpipes and dummy plugs should be updated,...

Standpipes and dummy plugs should be updated, I'll have to check the receipts. By FPR do you mean the blue spring mod? If so I'm not too sure to be honest. I know a lot of 6.0 heads crack from...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-26-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,526
Posted By 02RangerFX4
Well, its a sad but happy day.

As some of you may or may not know, the ranger has succumb to the ridiculous amount of salt they spread on the roads up here. With 14 years and 190,000 miles of service in Boone, the frame finally...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 01-17-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,302
Posted By 02RangerFX4
Porting/polishing won't gain a whole lot without...

Porting/polishing won't gain a whole lot without a cams to help compliment it and vice versa. Usually the head/cam setup gains 30-40 hp and torque. And just for the heads and cams, you can just about...
Forum: General Tech 12-17-2016, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By 02RangerFX4
Try this one...

Try this one http://www.etis.ford.com/vehicleRegSelector.do
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-15-2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Sticky: Vin decoder
Views: 6,206
Posted By 02RangerFX4
Hey man I'm just now catching up with the times.

Hey man I'm just now catching up with the times.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-14-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 15
Sticky: Vin decoder
Views: 6,206
Posted By 02RangerFX4
Vin decoder

Found a pretty cool vin decoder for Ford vehicles. Enter your vin and it pretty much gives you every detail of what was on your truck when it left the factory....
Forum: Exterior Tech 12-11-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,075
Posted By 02RangerFX4
I've seen people take the stock radio faceplate...

I've seen people take the stock radio faceplate and cover up their aftermarket radio with the stock one to help prevent thieves from stealing the radio.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 12-04-2016, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 931
Posted By 02RangerFX4
Maybe the older 2.9/2.8's SOHC 4.0s rarely...

Maybe the older 2.9/2.8's

SOHC 4.0s rarely blow head gaskets. This is actually the first I've heard of one. Lucky for him he blew the one on the right bank which has the timing chain in the...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-03-2016, 07:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 441
Posted By 02RangerFX4
From what I've gathered ford put one on the rear...

From what I've gathered ford put one on the rear to 1: space under the hood 2: run the oil pump and keep the same block as the 4.0 OHV to save cost
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 12-01-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,425
Posted By 02RangerFX4
Cheapest thing you can do is a tuner, and only...

Cheapest thing you can do is a tuner, and only then will you get marginal power, and expect to pay a couple hundred. Next step would be custom turbo setup or supercharger. If you're going to run...
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