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Forum: Exterior Tech 01-17-2017, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,030
Posted By Saves
Re: lifted 2001 ranger xlt - what are my options for making it easier to get into it?

don't mess up your truck just to accommodate her "short comings". You should be looking at getting her a nice lightweight collapsible step stool that she can carry around with her.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 01-02-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 511
Posted By Saves
Re: Checking Torque on Wheel Spacers- need help

If you properly torque a fastener even without locktite or anything else on the threads, you shouldn't be able to move it when going back over it at the same torque setting on your wrench.

Theres...
Forum: Exterior Tech 01-02-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 589
Posted By Saves
Re: Crappy glare from hood

My truck would be bone stock if i listened to my wife. Don't fall for it, you're better than that.
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 11-10-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,155
Posted By Saves
Re: Experience with the Magnaflow 17114?

you said you don't want way louder than stock, this exhaust is going to be really loud. its just a straight through round muffler and a turn down, doesn't even go the rear of the truck.

look up...
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 10-10-2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,071
Posted By Saves
Re: Drilling holes on exhaust??

as long as the holes are after the O2 sensors it wont affect fueling or how the engine will run. i dont see why you would want to create an exhaust leak and a point at which the exhaust has a great...
Forum: Interior Tech 10-10-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By Saves
Re: Need help with conflicting WeatherTech floor mat info

I also have a 2011. When I first bought it, i bought a set of WeatherTech mats as well. They were specified for my year on WeatherTech's site, however they specified for models without vinyl floor. I...
Forum: Other Engine Tech 09-05-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,426
Posted By Saves
Re: Jeep 4.0L Oil and Filter

The main reason it is not recommended to switch to a synthetic oil after using a mineral oil for a long time is due to the detergents and additives in the oil. typically synthetic oils have lots of...
Forum: General Tech 05-31-2016, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 513
Posted By Saves
Re: LED Fog light Conversion

Its to be expected, for marker lights and signal lights etc LEDs are great, they're extremely bright to look at, however they don't project much usable light outwards.

Most of the stuff you can...
Forum: Exterior Tech 05-04-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 540
Posted By Saves
Re: 2005 manual 4 liter reverse light questoins

i have a LED with a focusing lense on the end of it that shines a round beam pattern in addition to regular 360 degree light. got them from super bright leds
Forum: Lifted Suspension 04-20-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,186
Posted By Saves
Re: What brand of Spindles?? NEED HELP

Hopefully this doesnt happen with doetsch spindles. mine are in the mail right now. and i didnt have any brand options given my trucks specs.
Forum: 8-Cylinder Tech 04-03-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,280
Posted By Saves
Re: 2003 2.3 to LS swap

i wouldn't put any money on your stock fuel pump being able to feed an LS series engine. Start looking at an in line.
Forum: Other Engine Tech 04-02-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,426
Posted By Saves
Re: Jeep 4.0L Oil and Filter

If its higher mileage, use a grade slightly thicker than specified. if its been given synthetic all its life then i would stay with synthetic. if its been given dino oil definitely do not switch to...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-12-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,182
Posted By Saves
Re: SOHC owners, What Is Your Normal Oil Change Interval?

8000 km full synthetic mobil 1 oil and a motorcraft filter. had the pan off around 60,000km to install a sensor bung, no signs of sludge or even staining. squeaky clean.
Forum: Exterior Tech 03-06-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,168
Posted By Saves
Re: Custom camper shell

Considering you've already got the flared bedsides and fenders, this is going to look awesome. do you plan on filling the sides with a solid panel or going with glass/plexi?
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-15-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 910
Posted By Saves
Re: Push starting a vehicle backwards

Engines like the 4.0L SOHC would be extremely hard to make run in reverse rotation. when you have a complicated chain setup, the placement of the tensioner on the chain is specific to the rotation...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-20-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By Saves
Re: Running spacers on adaptors

So what you're saying, is that you want to run bolt pattern adapters which are 2" thick in addition to spacers? how much more poke do you need? at this point i would start re thinking my wheel...
Forum: Fabrication and Tool Tech 11-09-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,499
Posted By Saves
Re: Custom Lift Shock Build

I have a feeling a lot of people aren't going to like that. That aside, as long as you're a good welder, and you're sure they penetrated properly, i think this is a great idea.
Forum: Electrical Tech 10-06-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 568
Posted By Saves
Re: Projector Headlight help

if you buy an ebay/amazon or otherwise aftermarket "projector" headlight you should be aware that they arent HID projectors, they are halogen projectors. They are designed for use with halogen bulbs....
Forum: Exterior Tech 10-05-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By Saves
Re: Most Functional Replacement Fog Lights?

yeah i know they dont specify a fitment for your truck but i figured if you can make brackets, that you can make pretty well anything thats round and close to the size of the hole work.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 10-04-2015, 09:28 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,485
Posted By Saves
Re: Manual trans problem

if it shifts fine when the engine isnt running, then doesnt want to shift once its running you have release bearing/clutch issues.
Forum: Exterior Tech 10-04-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 518
Posted By Saves
Re: Most Functional Replacement Fog Lights?

http://www.theretrofitsource.com/complete-headlight-fog-light-housings.html

i have no personal experience with those fogs. but everything i have ever bought from TRS has been top notch. customer...
Forum: General Tech 09-24-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By Saves
Re: More power

nitrous.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-21-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,577
Posted By Saves
Re: How to get rid of TPMS light

the light should have gone out when the tires with the sensors were put in the bed, hell when i have my winters on my truck (no sensors) and i park close enough to my garage on my driveway when i...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-21-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By Saves
Re: 2010 seat swap question

if you have ever witnessed an air bag deploy first hand, you would know how bad of an idea that is. i've set a ton of them off and im still not convinced after that big of a BANG that i want them...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-20-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,402
Posted By Saves
Re: 2010 seat swap question

Its not just the sensor, there is an actual air bag inflator in the side bolster of the seat. you cant just swap the airbag from one seat to the other, and theres no way to fool the computer into...
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