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Forum: Western Region 04-13-2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By jcam8
Re: denver, ford mechanic

i'm glad you mentioned the fuel cleaner. up here in mn in the wintertime if the engine has a bunch of short trips, moisture that gets into the compression chamber, gas tank, etc. never gets...
Forum: Western Region 04-12-2011, 05:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By jcam8
Re: denver, ford mechanic

lol doesnt sound the best way to get from a to b. how far of a drive is it to work from your home? is that about the only driving you do with your ranger?
Forum: Western Region 04-10-2011, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By jcam8
Re: denver, ford mechanic

i have a buddy who's from the denver area. he said his car didnt run correctly (bogged down, lack of power) and he was thinking it has something to do with thinner air up in the mountains. not...
Forum: Exterior Tech 04-08-2011, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By jcam8
Re: Pickup box trade

lol only gonna trade the box itself.
Forum: Exterior Tech 04-06-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 653
Posted By jcam8
Pickup box trade

I have a 2000 Ranger. I'm looking to swap out my step-side with a full size box. It's black with wheel lip molding and plastic bed liner. A few minor scratches on it, but it's a pickup. I'm...
Forum: Exterior Tech 04-05-2011, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By jcam8
Re: where can i find one of these?

hahah you went from the brush guard to new wheels. wheels looked nice though. if you got a brush guard, would you end up clipping the front bumper like the white ranger on the website? I guess I...
Forum: Exterior Tech 04-04-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By jcam8
Re: where can i find one of these?

machinist/welder might custom build it for you.

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otherwise, have you looked online at jcwhitney?
Forum: Exterior Tech 03-23-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By jcam8
Re: Toolbox tie-down

you can find j hooks at just about any hardware store/box store. my old boss used just regular bolts to bolt it down to the rails of the pickup bed. they also used foam pads for between the toolbox...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 03-17-2011, 06:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,919
Posted By jcam8
Re: 01 ranger 3.0 need to get better fuel milage

thank you for the help everyone. much appreciated. i looked at a buddies pickup with 245/75r16 and i'm probably going to get a set of them. it sits just slightly lower than mine but gets about...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 03-15-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,919
Posted By jcam8
Re: 01 ranger 3.0 need to get better fuel milage

i have 285 tires on my 3.0l right now (i bought it like that) and am thinking of putting smaller tires on soon before gas goes up too much more. any suggestions for a size that would increase gas...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-13-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By jcam8
Re: Ranger box replacement

thank you!! a quick question for someone...how do i delete the posts i've commented on in the "my posts" section? some of the posts i don't need to have anymore but can't find a delete box. thank...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-13-2011, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By jcam8
Re: Ranger box replacement

thank you. i appreciate the welcoming.
Forum: Exterior Tech 03-13-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,880
Posted By jcam8
Forum: Exterior Tech 03-12-2011, 10:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By jcam8
Re: Need new bed. What can i use???

i have a 2000 ranger with the stepside. its more of a pain than anything. the full size bed is still small enough where you can use the tire as a step if need be. just my thoughts on it. with the...
Forum: Exterior Tech 03-12-2011, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,880
Posted By jcam8
Ranger pickup box replacement

I have a 2000 Ranger 3.0L 4wd step side box. I want to replace it with a full size box. I think it's an easy enough task to do, but I was curious if anyone had any pointers or suggestions for me...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-12-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By jcam8
Re: Ranger box replacement

i was not aware of that. i see that now though. thanks.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-12-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By jcam8
Ranger box replacement

I have a 2000 Ranger 3.0L 4wd step side box. I want to replace it with a full size box. I think it's an easy enough task to do, but I was curious if anyone had any pointers or suggestions for me...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 03-12-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,599
Posted By jcam8
Re: this is crazy! I have the chirp AGAIN!

gates brand tensioner assembly did the trick for me. if you can deal with the occasional chirp on high moisture mornings, this is the best solution i've come across so far. not even ford factory...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 03-12-2011, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,776
Posted By jcam8
Re: Tensioner Pulley or Belt?

went through multiple belts and multiple pulleys before i figured mine out. i bought a gates brand tensioner and haven't had a problem with it since. not even factory pulleys(by factory i do not...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 03-12-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 13,750
Posted By jcam8
Re: 2000 Ford Ranger Belt Squeaking Issue?

gates brand tensioner worked wonders for me. aside from some morning squeaking on higher moisture days, i haven't had a problem with it since.
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 03-12-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,295
Posted By jcam8
Re: Exremly Loud Squeal

When my Ranger (2000 3.0L 4wd) had a squeal, I chased it around for about a year. I went through about 6 idler pulleys, a few tensioners, a few different brands of belts, an alternator, water pump,...
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