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Forum: General Tech 10-24-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By velozp
airbag info for 2001 ranger

Hi guys I just purchased a 2001 ranger 4.0 4 X 4 auto stepside with only 57000 miles. The guy left it in gear and it hit a tree setting off both airbags. I bought it dirt cheap. What parts do I need...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 08-11-2012, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 692
Posted By velozp
2004 mazda 2300 2.3?

Can anyone tell me if the 2.3 motor that is in a 2004 Mazda 2300 2wd truck an interfering motor? My research shows its a chain. If the chain goes then the motor is junk. Has anyone had issues with...
Forum: General Tech 04-01-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 385
Posted By velozp
2002 ranger gas/tranny question

Hi guys I have a 2002 ranger 2.3 automatic 2wd with only 83K. I smell gas while under the truck. I notice some spillage from the drivers side gas tank. Its very little but it looks like its coming...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-03-2012, 03:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,446
Posted By velozp
2004 2.3 timing chain? int motor?

Hi all I am thinking of buying an 04 ranger 2wd with 100,000 miles. Its a creampuff. However I researched that this year had a new duratech 2.3 which has a timing chain but is also an interfering...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-15-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,502
Posted By velozp
Re: Common years for frame rot?

Thank you to all for your feedback. I live in Taxachusetts and they love to use road salt here. Vehicles rot out quicker here if you are not on top of cleaning your cars in the winter which gets...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-13-2012, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,502
Posted By velozp
Common years for frame rot?

Hello I am curious if anyone knows the most common years for frame rot on these trucks. I have a 99 ranger with a very mushy frame. Has a hole it in on the drivers side. I have been looking at other...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 12-06-2011, 03:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,943
Posted By velozp
Timing belt replacement for 2.5 4 cyl motor

Hello all does someone have a link ( pictures would be a bonus ) how to replace a timing belt on a 99 ranger with a 2.5 4 cyl engine ? Im told their are some important differences between the 2.3 and...
Forum: Suspension Tech 10-15-2011, 04:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,749
Posted By velozp
Re: 99 ranger upper ball joint question

Hi Brett how many foot pounds did you torque the upper control arm bolts too? Im told 40-45 is enough, thanks
Forum: General Tech 05-07-2011, 04:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 713
Posted By velozp
check engine light clear period

Hi Guys I have a 99 ranger 2.5 2wd. I had a check engine light on and the problem was fixed and it was cleared. How many miles do you have to drive before you go can back to the inspection station...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-24-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,033
Posted By velozp
pper control arm torqe specs

Hello I have a 1999 ranger 2wd, coil sspension I replaced the pper control arm pass side, does anyone know what the torqe spec is for both of the bolts that hold the arm in? I am missing some...
Forum: Suspension Tech 04-01-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,749
Posted By velozp
99 ranger upper ball joint question

Hello all my " 9 lives " 99 ranger 2wd 2.5 coil suspension had an upper ball joint snap. I did take the upper control arm off. The bushings are fine and I want to is just replace the ball joint....
Forum: Suspension Tech 04-01-2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,744
Posted By velozp
Re: Ball Joint Replacement Question

Im confused guys. Both NAPA , Rock Auto, and Autozone sell individual upper ball joints for coil spring suspenion for my 99 2wd ranger. They tell me it will fit the original control arm. All I have...
Forum: Suspension Tech 04-01-2011, 04:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,170
Posted By velozp
Re: Torn Ball Joint Boots

If you intend on keeping the truck, replace the ball joints. Both my upper ball joints were good but the boots were ripped. I ignored it for 1 year. Over time the grease washes away running the ball...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-27-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 816
Posted By velozp
automatic tranny problems?

Hello I have a 99 ranger 2wd 5 speed reg cab with 185,000 that I am retiring because of rust underneath and the $ to make it safe. I know the Taurus with the 3.0 & auto are suseptable to bad auto...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 01-19-2011, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,632
Posted By velozp
99 ranger 2.5 dpfe question

Good day while I was driving , I noticed that my truck would suddenly buck every time I hit a bump or if I put the pedal to the floor. What I found was the dpfe sensor and bracket rotted off and was...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 01-01-2011, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,466
Posted By velozp
spark plug removal

Hi all is their anything I can do before hand to remove some stubborn spark plugs out of a 2.5 ? I snapped one and was lucky to get it out with an easy out. Im told many things such as tightening it...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 12-27-2010, 04:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,373
Posted By velozp
5 Speed Automatic tranny

Hello all I am interested in another 2 wd ranger reg cab. I do notice some of the 2005-2008 rangers now have a 5 speed automatic tranny. Anyone out their have one or anyone heard of any issues with...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 10-25-2010, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,846
Posted By velozp
brake bleeding

Hi guys I had to replace the brake line that goes from the rear drivers side ( near shock ) and connects to another line under the drivers door. It follows the chassis of the truck and is about 6...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 10-02-2010, 03:03 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 962
Posted By velozp
Brake line question on 99 2.5 2wd

Hi guys I have a 99 ranger 2wd reg cab. I have to replace the steel brakeline on the drivers side. It goes from the rear end along the framerail and connects to another fitting that looks like it...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-23-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By velozp
Re: Brake line question on 99 2.5 2wd

Sorry for the misinformation. Must of had too many beers. Its actually the brakeline. thank you as always, this is a very good website for Ranger owners.!
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-22-2010, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 690
Posted By velozp
Brake line question on 99 2.5 2wd

Hi guys I have to replace the brakeline that goes from the rear drivers side rearend to under the drivers door. It goes along the chassis of the truck. Its about 6 feet long. When I pulled apart the...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-15-2010, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 782
Posted By velozp
Aching from all 4 plug wires

Hi Guys I posted an ad a few weeks ago, I have a 99 ranger 2.5 2wd. I noticed the back ignition coil had a burn hole in the coil. I replaced it but notice now when I touch the top of the spark plug...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-29-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 14,645
Posted By velozp
Re: i wanna see who has the miles on their 2.5L

178,000 , engine has never been apart, 2wd 2.5L, frame will rot out before engine dies!
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-29-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,393
Posted By velozp
Re: coil pack arc

It runs good, best truck Ive owned and cheapest to maintain, I will replace the pack thanks
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-27-2010, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,393
Posted By velozp
coil pack arc

I have a 99 ranger 2wd 2.5 L with 177,000 on it. While the engine was running, I noticed an arc and it looks like its coming from the coil pack. Its #1,2,3,4 pass side. I have always had cars with...
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