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Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-13-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: It wants to, but won’t let me!

i say check fuel pressure first!
Forum: 8-Cylinder Tech 08-12-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,036
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: 92 ranger 5.0 swap

good question! I would have thought that the trans case and shifter location is the same, jsut with a couple different internal pieces. i'd love to know as well!
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 07-31-2019, 06:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 503
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Re-gearing

just my $0.02, it might be worth it to pay the extra $$$ if they are a really good shop and they stand by their work. A lot of the time when you bring parts to a local shop, they won't warranty...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 07-30-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 172
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Help with Metal object in Transmiss pan

might it be an assembly part that is intended to fall down into pan filter after assembly? assuming this is an auto transmission and this is it's first time for the pan to be dropped of course...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-29-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 249
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Can a big dog ride in a Supercab ?

buy a bed cap! lol! or one of these thingys!

http://www.autoenhance.com/FAS_CAP_DOG_2.jpg
http://www.autoenhance.com/FAS_CAP_DOG3.jpg
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-25-2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Chirping only when AC is on & truck is in gear

i just thought of something kinda neat... and i'd like to hear one of you confirm or not :p

Don't newer low-power engines turn off the alternator intermittently when ac is on at idle? I recall a...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-23-2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Name of piece on shifter and more

this thread might actually help me out later on - i have a wobbly shifter in an old ranger i've been tinkering with :)
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 07-22-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 638
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: My "New" 1983 Ranger Diesel

i miss those old paint colors!
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 07-19-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4
Egr
Views: 230
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Egr

the egr valve won't be commanded open until the engine is at operating temperature during light engine loads (cruising on the highway). So I wouldn't think that the egr valve is causing the idle...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 07-18-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Egr
Views: 230
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Egr

welcome to the forum! if you can swing by a parts store that reads engine codes for you , that would be the best bet. that can help us pinpoint it a lot better usually.

BUT, for the time being I...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-18-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Chirping only when AC is on & truck is in gear

i pretty much use Gates belts, easy to find around here. never had a problem that i can recall
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-17-2019, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 292
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Chirping only when AC is on & truck is in gear

Another fun trick is to take a bar of soap and barely touch the grooved side of the belt while its running lol, not sure if that is hard on the belt like belt dressing is!

I suspect it's the belt...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-12-2019, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 204
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Northern Georgia, 96 2.3L

welcome!
there used to be a GA group on here i think, but that was years ago. some of the members may still swing by here still one and a while
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 07-11-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Rear axle drone?

good deal, glad the pump helped!
Forum: Trucks 07-11-2019, 08:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: 2011 Ranger XLT 3145 miles

pretty cool! any pictures?
and the guys on here are going to want to know about the fluid maintenance. was there at least a coolant drain-and-fill or two somewhere in there?
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 07-10-2019, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Rear axle drone?

no prob! you can find it for like $5 online, or probably like $10-15 at auto zone.

by the way, was that the original fluid in that differential? and did you by chance check to see if it was low...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 07-10-2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 254
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Rear axle drone?

do you have a pump like this one? I've got a similar one, and it sure made it easy to refill the rear diff. I also used it for transmission fluid, really helped out.
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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-09-2019, 05:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Name of piece on shifter and more

the forum likes to mess up hyperlinks to some of the other ranger forums lol! lets see if this works...
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Forum: Interior Tech 07-05-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Bought ranger from buddy. Has 97 explorer. CEL does not work.

honestly, might be best all around to find another cluster. I bought my 'new' cluster with tack from a guy on here for $40-50. They pop up for sale on here now and then, plus ebay usually has a few...
Forum: Interior Tech 07-02-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Speedometer cluster swap

all stored on the odo dial! you will need to pop off the speedo needles on both clusters and remove the little box with the dials and motor from the backs of them, and then you'll swap your old...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-01-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 450
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-25-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Wheel bearing help

easiest way to be positive is to look for a sensor & little electrical connector on the inside of the hub. Or run your vin number on an online vin decoder, i bet that would return which abs setup...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-25-2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Wheel bearing help

Good morning!
I've used a lot of different brands of axle grease, and I haven't found one that I wouldn't use. But I will say that I prefer a grease that's (1) rated at a high temperature, and (2)...
Forum: Site Announcements, Comments and Suggestions 06-19-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Double Log In ?

no prob lol, and welcome to the forum!
Forum: Site Announcements, Comments and Suggestions 06-18-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Double Log In ?

good Afternoon!
Did you click the 'Remember Me' check box? if left unchecked, it will log you off after a certain amount if time... i'm sure you knew that, but thought i'd say it before somebody...
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