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Forum: Off Topic 11-12-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Shorthair
2002 Nissan Frontier

I know this a Ranger forum but there doesn't seem to be a Nissan Frontier forum that gets any use. My 2002 Ranger got totalled out in an accident a couple of weeks ago and I replaced it with a 2002...
Forum: General Tech 11-11-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By Shorthair
Re: 97 Ranger Alternator/Battery Problems

Update, the battery dash light came back on and the gauge dropped low again 5 days after I last saw it. I am assuming the battery must be cooked even though a parts store told me it was ok. My dad is...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-09-2013, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By Shorthair
Re: 1996 Ranger 4cyl Auto 115K $3995 for me ???

Ya, I'm laughing about this one as I look at it. I never even went to look at it. About a $2000 truck, MAYBE $2500 in San Diego. Today I looked at a 2002 Nissan Frontier 4 door regular box with...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-08-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By Shorthair
1996 Ranger 4cyl Auto 115K $3995 for me ???

http://www.billsusedcardepotinc.com/1996_Ford_Ford_213022767.veh#

What do the experts say on this? I need a work truck, 30 miles round trip every day. I have a lot more than this i could spend...
Forum: General Tech 11-06-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By Shorthair
Re: 97 Ranger Alternator/Battery Problems

Update: I drove it home last night and ran a few errands. Drove it 15 the miles back to work today. The battery dash light has stayed off and the and the gauge needle has stayed in the normal range....
Forum: General Tech 11-05-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By Shorthair
Re: 97 Ranger Alternator/Battery Problems

I went home last night and took the battery in to a shop to get checked. They said it was good to go. Checked all the connections on the alternator, battery and the belt and tensioner this morning...
Forum: General Tech 11-04-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By Shorthair
Re: 97 Ranger Alternator/Battery Problems

We bought the replacement alternator new from NAPA. Not sure if it is considered new or rebuilt. We cleaned the terminals and cable ends. The cables appeared to be in good shape. I will take the...
Forum: General Tech 11-04-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,647
Posted By Shorthair
97 Ranger Alternator/Battery Problems

On 10-30-2013 the Alternator on our 97 Ranger 4 banger went out.
Replaced it that day and went on about my business. Drove it about 120 miles over the next 4 days and everything seemed fine. Today...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-01-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Shorthair
Re: Ranger buying advice needed.

Ya, I think it was early 1998 and still on the lot so they gave it away just to get rid of it. I tried to get a surpentine belt for it yesterday but it seems they didn't sell too many without AC or...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-01-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Shorthair
Re: Ranger buying advice needed.

Yes, I will be looking up to $9000 and then dealing down from there. Boidies on So Cal trucks rarely have rust and almost always look new regardless of year and miles. Thanks for the good word on...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-01-2013, 08:45 AM
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Views: 171,213
Posted By Shorthair
Re: How many miles do you have on your Ranger?

104,000 on my 2002 3.0 2wd ext cab honey. Very trouble free miles. Right before I got rear ended and totalled. Looking for a Ranger replacement right now.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-01-2013, 08:37 AM
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Posted By Shorthair
Re: gas price check

$3.71 for regular. Chula Vista, California. 3 miles north of the Mexican border at San Ysidro.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-01-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 396
Posted By Shorthair
Ranger buying advice needed.

My 2002 Ranger XLT ext cab was recently rear ended and they totalled it out. I'm bumbed because it didn't have a scratch on it and it only had 104k, I never had a problem with it other than the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 11-01-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By Shorthair
Brand new to the Forum

Hey from San Diego. 2002 Ranger owner 2006-2013. Hope to glean some good info to replace my 02'. I'm a Nebraska native.
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