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Forum: Exterior Tech 11-24-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,994
Posted By Riq21
Re: Powerdome Hood??

When I got mine it was covered in green house paint. Took several days to remove it all then sprayed with filler primer to fill in some scratches and divots. Then sprayed with flat black primer and...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 11-07-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,698
Posted By Riq21
Re: Idle air control valve

It is located at the infeed or top side of the throttle body. Held on by two bolts and has a electrical connection at one end.
Forum: Electrical Tech 11-07-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,194
Posted By Riq21
Re: Washer fluid pump problems

There is a black battery fuse panel under the hood on drivers side firewall. Check owner manual and it will tell you which relay to change. As suggested above, swap with the one next to it first to...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-15-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,917
Posted By Riq21
Re: If you win Powerball tonight, how will you improve your Ranger?

Replace the engine, transmission, interior and body parts with Porche parts
Forum: Interior Tech 05-20-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By Riq21
OHC Temp question

OHC has been installed for over a year with no problems. Removed to install an XM antenna wire and when I replaced it, I now have a reading of 5C where the temp should display. Regardless of temp....
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 05-05-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,668
Posted By Riq21
Re: **Show off your side exhaust**

Yes. Go to the Ranger Power Sports forum, under the V8 section. I am the 5.0 into 2002 guy. I try to keep it alive daily with some kind of entry.
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 05-04-2012, 08:00 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,668
Posted By Riq21
Re: **Show off your side exhaust**

Yes. I have a 5.0 with both right and left side going into a single muffler (duel in). I then have 2 separate pipes coming out of the muffler and turning abruptly to the front of the tire. The 3...
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 05-04-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,668
Posted By Riq21
Re: **Show off your side exhaust**

They are 3inch slant cut.
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 05-03-2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,668
Posted By Riq21
Re: **Show off your side exhaust**

These come out of a duel in, duel out Magnaflow.
http://www.fordrangerforum.com/members/riq21/albums/2002-regular-cab/37219-007.jpg
Forum: Interior Tech 05-03-2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 13,409
Posted By Riq21
Re: shift knob removal

take a ball joint remover fork, stick it under the knob, and smack it with a mall. May take several hits, but will come off. The end of the shifter has splines, not threads. This will work.
Forum: General Tech 04-29-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,151
Posted By Riq21
Re: 99 Ford Ranger shaking at highway speeds

My experience has been that it is in the wheels or tires. I had my balanced 3 times and still had the issue. The tire store finally replaced 2 tires as the issue still persisted. It was better but...
Forum: Audio / Video 04-26-2012, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By Riq21
Re: Doing my sound deadening this weekend

I did mine with B-quiet and used 50 sq. ft. I did the roof so did not have enough to do the back wall. If you are not doing the roof, 50 sq. ft. should be enough to do what your doing.
Forum: Electrical Tech 04-26-2012, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 11,029
Posted By Riq21
Re: Clutch Pedal Position or Clutch Starter Safety Switch Replacement

Look at the new switch closely. The top of the switch will pop off allowing you to place it on the clutch rod. Hard to get your hand in the right position to do this change but I did it so you can...
Forum: Exterior Tech 04-22-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By Riq21
fuel tank

Kind of a strange question, but since I have put a 5.0 in my regular cab ranger, just wondering if it is possible to increase the size of the fuel tank from 17 to a 19.5. The extra weight in the...
Forum: Exterior Tech 04-19-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,208
Posted By Riq21
Re: Has anyone painted bumper step pad or bed rails?

I put some plastidip on mine rails and bumper pad and it turned out pretty good. There is some wear showing on the rails after about 8 months of use. Bumper pad removed when I replaced painted...
Forum: Exterior Tech 04-19-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By Riq21
Re: Limited driver side mirror adjustment

Mine does the exact same thing. Both left and right on my truck are after market. Just wonder if that is the issue.
Forum: 8-Cylinder Tech 03-04-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 871
Posted By Riq21
2002 2.3 to 1999 5.0 electrical

Final tweaking before dropping engine in.... Ran into an issue I need resolve. I am using a 99 explorer engine and wiring harness to include the charging wiring harness section. I am attempting to...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-01-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15,998
Views: 775,213
Posted By Riq21
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Installed new input shaft in my T5 then installed clutch pressure plate and bellhousing on my 5.0, now prepared to drop in the engine compartment. Also bled my new hydraulic clutch set up and got it...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-29-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,369
Posted By Riq21
Re: sun roof?

Just shooting from the hip here.... sun/moon roofs have not leaked since the 80's as technology has vastly improved. Yea it does have to be installed and sealed properly. Redneckstone is correct....
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-24-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,939
Posted By Riq21
Re: Motor mount change out

And the answer is, (for those of you who have an interest), yes you have to remove the coil springs. Took me about 3 hours to do the passenger side, and about an hour and a half to do the drivers...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-23-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,939
Posted By Riq21
Motor mount change out

I have a 2002 coil over and need to replace the motor mounts for my 5.0 conversion. Can anyone point me to a "how to" for this job? Engine is out and just do not see an easy approach to the nuts...
Forum: General Tech 02-20-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,710
Posted By Riq21
Re: Vibration - driving me nuts (pardon the pun)

I have a 2002 2.3 5 speed and had the same issue. Matter of fact, replaced all the stuff you did and more. Every thing I did made it a little bit better, but vibe still persisted. I happened upon...
Forum: General Tech 02-18-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,100
Posted By Riq21
Re: Whats wrong with my truck.... bought new things too

check your plug wires and then check you plugs to make sure they are in tight.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-17-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Posted By Riq21
Re: What would you do after buying used?

I am with the post above. Pull the entire interior apart and clean the shit out of it. Remove the seats, unbelievable how many old dried up french fries you will find.... Detail clean door panels,...
Forum: Electrical Tech 02-13-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,194
Posted By Riq21
Re: Washer fluid pump problems

Check your relays in the power panel under your hood. The one for your washer is probably dead.
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