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Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-27-2015, 09:21 PM
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Posted By AndrewSY
Re: Hows your GAS MILEAGE on ur truck? Let me know here.

Oh wow. You sir just got yourself a free cookie! Haha that is super detailed. I've been recently getting better gas mileage around the 17.9 range.
Forum: General Tech 01-03-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 254
Posted By AndrewSY
LCD Fuel Gauge Question

So I've recently been wanting to install a cheap fuel gauge that tells me how many gallons I have left in my truck. One that is LED or LCD etc. Do any of you have something like this? I know they...
Forum: General Tech 01-03-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: fuel mileage ? cat converters ? oxy sensor ? 1990 4wd ranger

My mpg for my 98' 2.5L I4 2wd ranges between 17-19. 16.5 on the low end if I hit the gas harder than usual. Yours would probably be between 15-18 depending on city/highway driving. Back when my 98...
Forum: Project Logs 12-15-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,760
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: 1998 Ford Ranger XL Build Thread

My awesome friend put the 38" stripe on my hood today! I'm really happy with it!

Before:
http://i1140.photobucket.com/albums/n570/OfficerAndrew/20141215_112944_zpsd7cd9efa.jpg

Putting the...
Forum: Project Logs 11-13-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,760
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: 1998 Ford Ranger XL Build Thread

Thank you! I try to take good care of my truck, I've driven five thousand miles in just over a year of ownership!

My family has a friend in the stripe business and did them for me, they are vinyl...
Forum: Project Logs 11-12-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,760
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: 1998 Ford Ranger XL Build Thread

Thank you James! It's been a lot of fun!

I just installed the 49" Recon "White Lightning" LED Lightbar to my truck!
...
Forum: How-To Submissions 09-22-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 109,091
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: How to: Throttle Cable mod

I just went outside and had a big zip-tie that did the trick! Almost might be too big for the spot, but it's an instant difference! The going is right when you touch the pedal, so that'll be...
Forum: Project Logs 07-21-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,760
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: 1998 Ford Ranger XL Build Thread

Plans:
1. Replace car stereo with a Pioneer/JVC/Kenwood - Done! $155
2. Paint grill and bumpers black
3. New speakers
4. Get brighter headlights Done! $50
5. Get fog lights
6. Get a...
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-21-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,171
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: Buying Softer Shocks Question

Ohh! Lol I didn't even catch that! I knew my truck was an inline 4, I just completely didn't think of the V4 meaning haha!
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-20-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,171
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: Buying Softer Shocks Question

Yes of course, I'll pick out some from my album and get better ones tomorrow morning as it is getting quite dark now.
...
Forum: Electrical Tech 07-17-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By AndrewSY
Corner Light Question on 1998 Ranger

I recently did the corner light mod and love it, but my left side burned out four days later lol.

Anyways it takes a 168 or 194 so I chose the 194NA and I heard someone said somewhere maybe on...
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-13-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,171
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: Buying Softer Shocks Question

Alright, thank you, I will definitely look into that.





I checked them a month ago and they were good so I will definitely check them again.
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-12-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,171
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: Buying Softer Shocks Question

For the heck of it yeah I could try that haha. Thank you!



Check them out myself? Or is that something I could have FireStone look at when they do an alignment service or something?

As far...
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-12-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,171
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: Buying Softer Shocks Question

Okay thank you, I already purchased tires that were a great deal that I couldn't pass up, but I'll keep that in mind for the next purchase.
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-12-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,171
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: Buying Softer Shocks Question

Alright, is there anything I need to know or look for when buying new shocks? Like as far as if they would be better than the ones currently on my truck?
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-12-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,171
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: Buying Softer Shocks Question

That's a little surprising. Am I all out of options then?
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-12-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,171
Posted By AndrewSY
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-12-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,171
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: Buying Softer Shocks Question

Would that be expensive? If it's under $400 dollars I could find myself to do it, but that's if it is going to help I guess.
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-12-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,171
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: Buying Softer Shocks Question

Thank you for the response. Is there any suggestions you could think of with a smoother bounce to the truck?
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-11-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,171
Posted By AndrewSY
Buying Softer Shocks Question

Hey guys, I have very stiff suspension/shocks you name whatever it is that makes my truck feel every pothole in the road.

I don't haul much, and would like a softer ride in my truck. Is this...
Forum: How-To Submissions 07-10-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 59,988
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: How To: Blinker Mod

So I was confused at first, being very visual the pictures were a little close to understand what went where on my 1998. But I talked it over with my grandpa and understood what to do so I went to my...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-30-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1,980
Views: 140,316
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: Hows your GAS MILEAGE on ur truck? Let me know here.

Stats: 2.5L Four Cylinder, 4.10 gearing and I drive in a hilly neighborhood down to work which is a two mile trip each way. One to two days a week I drive for a couple miles going 45-55mph.

I used...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-12-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 916
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: Steering vibration, grinding. NOT POWER STEERING.

I second this issue with my Ranger. Someone told me it's completely normal for a Ranger. My buddy has I think an 2001 or 2003 Ranger which has the same steering noise I believe.

My father just...
Forum: Electrical Tech 04-29-2014, 01:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 562
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: Hazard Light Uses Turn Signals

Thank you so much!! That works! It's nice to know a quick fix!
Forum: Electrical Tech 04-26-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 829
Posted By AndrewSY
Re: Thermostat Sensor Piece (Leaking)

FINAL UPDATE:

So apparently I had to go to the Ford Dealership and get a Motorcraft Thermostat for $28 bucks. That registers my gauge in the middle of Hot and Cold which sounds a lot more...
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