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Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-03-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,864
Posted By Magnus
Re: Have You Ever? -Diesel Rangers

I thought they created a diesel pick up during the Ford Courier days but the damn things lit themselves on fire.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 08-15-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 559
Posted By Magnus
Synthetic gear oil help

I am thinking about changing my tranny fluid transfer case and rear diff to all Amsoil. How many jugs or cases should i buy to do this? And has anybody did a complete change to Amsoil gear oil and...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-27-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By Magnus
Re: Need advice

I don't really like the extended cab F150 I prefer the super crew it has the room I need. And I can fit more in the cab plus I can order one with a 6.5 ft box which is great for camping. I think I...
Forum: General Tech 07-27-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,510
Posted By Magnus
Re: Oil change?

I ran conventional oil from the cheap wal- mart brand and to Castrol in my old cars. But I recently started running AMS oil with a Ford filter in my Ranger and I like it. I still change it every 5000...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-27-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 583
Posted By Magnus
Need advice

A couple of thoughts have crossed my mind. I was debating about trading my Ranger in for a 2012 Jeep Wrangler. But then I loose out on a truck box and a truck box option for a Jeep is to expensive....
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-10-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 870
Posted By Magnus
Re: how did this happen????

Damn Chinese technology what it might be is it could be a manufacture defect.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-10-2012, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Magnus
Re: Ranger question

I was just wondering I don't know the older models that well I just remember the Bronco II because it was on a Ranger Platform. And I remember the Ranger name being on older 3/4 and Half tons in the...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-10-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By Magnus
Re: Question

I'd haul out the tool box get a deeper one. You'll get more use out of the toolbox for storing things in. As for the bed rails I would sell them I have no use for them but thats just me.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-10-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By Magnus
Ranger question

Did Ford ever offer a sunroof package on a Ford Ranger and Bronco II? Only thing I know of was the Explorer and Sportrac.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-08-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,442
Posted By Magnus
Re: Rear diff fill plug is rusted and stripped...

Use an eezee out with the rusted plug drill into the plug use the eezee out clean the hole and add a new plug. Did it once on a Toyota and it worked.
Forum: Exterior Tech 06-08-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By Magnus
Re: rear bumper

For a bumper there is always a scrap yard. As for the guy looking for a tube bumper try Ebay
Forum: General Tech 06-08-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,474
Posted By Magnus
Re: MPG Know all...maybe sticky?

My Ranger drinks gas like I drink beer its bad but I love her
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-26-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,031
Posted By Magnus
Re: My Ranger is dieing

Thats an easy problem to fix by box liner spray cans and use it underneith the truck reason why your truck looks like its is 100 yrs old under there is because of road salt
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-26-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,335
Posted By Magnus
Re: which would u buy...need advice

Number one has a great body style but it has a rebuilt engine in it who knows what the engine is like I would go with option two myself
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-26-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By Magnus
Re: New tranny or new ranger?1999 3.0 4x4 (189k miles on it)

With your current truck you know the history behind the truck each repair what the quirks of the truck are what it likes and what it hates. I would price out a used transmission and do the work...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-07-2012, 10:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,044
Posted By Magnus
Re: Cali pushing new oil change laws

Wow waste of tax paying dollars to recommend people drag their oil change intervals for longer periods of time. My truck recommends every 8000 km but I change mine every 5000 km because of the...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-13-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,966
Posted By Magnus
Re: Auto trannys suck!!

what i do is when i start up a cold ranger is put the transmission in neutral and put the e brake on when I am warming up the vehicle.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-03-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,220
Posted By Magnus
Re: 2012 Ranger? Overseas only....

Its an ugly version of an F-150 that picture has been circulating around the net so many times. Personally if it hits NA i might go and look at it for shits and giggles thats about it. Still like the...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-29-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,244
Posted By Magnus
Re: Winter Driving

Canadian winters are a pain in the ass I throw a coupkle of sand bags in the back of my Ranger cause she is light in the ass end. And the way the city plows the streets I have to use both sand bags...
Forum: Exterior Tech 10-11-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 21,576
Posted By Magnus
Re: Rangers pic's with ATV's aboard/ideas?

My question is this I have been debating about trailer queening a quad and also debating about putting a quad in the back of my Ranger. My question is this how much damage does the quad do to the...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-07-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,350
Posted By Magnus
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-25-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,050
Posted By Magnus
Re: Ranger for Tacoma!

I test drove a Tacoma and a Frontier before I bought my Ranger. Then i started thinking pay more for parts with the Japanese vehicles or cheaper parts for a Ranger. Besides I have always had good...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-15-2011, 09:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,489
Posted By Magnus
Re: Picked up a 1987 Ranger XLT FOR FREE!

Nice Ranger for that age usually when I see something like that its rotted right out and ready for the scrap yard. Although there was a guy building houses in my neighbor hood who had a nice Ranger...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-13-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,561
Posted By Magnus
Re: Help removing a corroded differential fill plug.

If it is a no go try drilling a hole in the bolt and use one of the reimer tools you get at a hardware store they are great for taking out broken and siezed nuts. I forget what the tool is called but...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-13-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,508
Posted By Magnus
Re: 2010 Ford Ranger Sport

I had the opposite problem in a 92 chev corrsica once shut off the thing died turns out it was a neutral safety switch from the shifter to the transmission had to replace that a few times. Only...
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