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Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 03-19-2012, 08:08 PM
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Posted By TeeJay88
Need help on repairing my exhaust on a budget.

OK guys, a while back the exhaust flanges on the muffler side of the catalytic converter broke off, the muffler was trashed so I tossed it and jammed an extension of pipe over the cc and clamped it...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 03-12-2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: So Im going to tackle the drive shaft clunk.

I know its steel, I have to crawl under the truck to check if its 2 piece, but its an extended cab so I think its a 2 piece, Im going to crawl under there and hammer everything with penetrating oil...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 03-12-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,742
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: 1993 ford explorer tranny and rear axle for my 1993 ranger?

Well he's pulling all info on it, I asked him if 250 was good for its current condition and he told me he was gonna ask me the same, so 250 for the bucket seats and rear axle is hella good to me, let...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 03-11-2012, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 860
Posted By TeeJay88
So Im going to tackle the drive shaft clunk.

Next weekend Im going to replace the u joints, and my chilton and haynes manual have nothing really to say on this procedure. Can someone point me in the right direction.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 03-08-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,742
Posted By TeeJay88
1993 ford explorer tranny and rear axle for my 1993 ranger?

Alright guys so heres what I have going on, I have a friend whos had his exploder sitting for the last 2 years because and I believe it was something as simple as the alternator dieing, hes kind of a...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 03-05-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,728
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: 1995 ranger 4.0 Automatic - Flush or Rebuild

Great work!! I want to do this.
Forum: Exterior Tech 03-02-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 29,412
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: Plastidip!

Wont this trap moisture?
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 03-02-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,035
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: Good exhaust for 4.0

I did the same thing as Snerdguy, I loaned the truck to the wife, she brought it home with the muffler dragging on the ground, the flanges on the cat snapped so there was nothing to hold the muffler...
Forum: Exterior Tech 03-02-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,681
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: Third Brake light and license plate lights out?

Checked the fuses, all are good, im pretty sure its the bulbs, its just that we just had a winter weather advisory, 6 inches of snow and no garage, but did give me time to install a new cd player,...
Forum: Exterior Tech 03-02-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,681
Posted By TeeJay88
Third Brake light and license plate lights out?

Was getting a bit of a tuneup today, and the mechanic told me the third brake light and both license plate lights were out, its snowing real hard here right now and I dont have a garage so I cant...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-02-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: 4.0l plugs-Time to change need advice.

I ended up taking it to the shop, mechanic said the plugs came out real smooth, glad I hit them with some penetrating oil a few times, said my cables were in greatshape and so was my coil pack, had...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-29-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 571
Posted By TeeJay88
New fuel filter anything to be aware of when installing.

Just got a new fuel filter, as im pretty sure that the one on there is the original, especially considering I had to repair cracks in the fuel filler and JB weld the pin holes in the fuel sending...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-29-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 946
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: idle problems HELP!!!

And just for shit and giggles test the alternator, I was having a really bad idle problem last year for a few days and then the alternator died.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-28-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,809
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: Why is my truck missing and sputtering?

I had that problem, took the alternator off, took it to autozone, they told me thats not the reason but hooked it up to their machine anyways, guy turned around and apologized to me because the...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-27-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,700
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: Whats your trucks milage?

I just rolled over the 150,000 mark.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-27-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,005
Posted By TeeJay88
Chirp, chirp, chirp! Someone shoot that damn bird!

So ive had some chirps, and by some I mean a shit ton, so I took the belt off and looked for play in the pulleys, and for that the idler pulley had some play. So I went out and got a new duralast...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-26-2012, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,234
Posted By TeeJay88
4.0l plugs-Time to change need advice.

Sorry to bother you folks again, I get ready to change my plugs as soon as pay day comes. Problem is it makes me really nervous doing this one, I dont know how long these plugs have been in...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-24-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,587
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: To top end rebuild or burn it with fire...

You gents who are or have done this give me inspiration, Im really considering doing this in the fall.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-24-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: TICKA TICKA TICKA TICKA sound, hehe

Push rod chatter? 4.0l ohv and poor upper lubrication causing it to wear down?
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-24-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,381
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: Running hot on the highway and weird fan noise.

A huge thanks to you guys who helped me. It turns out it was just the thermostat, I replaced it and for shits and giggles tried burping my cooling system, and it burped, I let that process go on for...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-22-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,587
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: To top end rebuild or burn it with fire...

Anybody know of a good 4.0l ohv rebuild book.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-22-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,587
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: To top end rebuild or burn it with fire...

If you do this, document the hell out of it, and post the hell out of it, because I eventually want to do the same. Ask FireRanger, he seems to be really on top of his shit.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-22-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,381
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: Running hot on the highway and weird fan noise.

Ok, sounds like a plan to me, should I pull the stat anyways, and out of curiosity if the the lower rad hose was in a rough state(wisconsin winters and road salt), could it weaken and collapse(i dont...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-22-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,381
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: Running hot on the highway and weird fan noise.

I dont mean to disrespect you, you've been incredibly helpful and I have much respect for you,I have topped off the radiator, the resevoir, and tried to burp it, but only got a little motion in the...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-22-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,381
Posted By TeeJay88
Re: Running hot on the highway and weird fan noise.

Ok, so I was running late and missed the bus so I had to take the truck to work, on the way home I didnt turn the heat initially, within a few miles down the road I had to pull over because the temp...
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