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Forum: Tire & Wheel Items 10-25-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,923
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Forum: Drivetrain Tech 08-29-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 685
Posted By ranger5572
Re: Rear Axle Vibration

This isn't going to help you, but it may make you feel a little better about it. I have the same thing going on with mine. Sometimes it shakes, sometimes it doesn't. I feel it in my seat, my son's...
Forum: General Tech 08-29-2016, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,554
Posted By ranger5572
Re: Doesn't want to start after filling gas tank

Flexfuel motors can think its running E85 even when you put regular gas in making the fuel and ignition systems make adjustments for E85 when youre actually running regular gas. I know this thread...
Forum: General Tech 08-29-2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,167
Posted By ranger5572
Re: Rear Drum Brakes

My rear driver's side wheel was making a scraping noise every now and again. After hours of soaking the drum in penetrating oil the drum finally came off to reveal that the ebrake cable was gone, 2...
Forum: General Tech 08-29-2016, 04:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By ranger5572
Re: Brakes fade 2002 4.0

Mine does the same thing every now and then. It only happens a few times every several weeks. I noticed it first after an emergency braking situation when a guy jerked out in front of me to avoid...
Forum: Interior Parts 05-12-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By ranger5572
Re: Checking Interest. Appradio 3 SPH-DA210

Does it have navigation? What about XM radio? Is XM integrated or does it need an extenal XM box? I have a pioneer avic-d3 right now and it has to have a separate head for the XM, which is why im...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-30-2016, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,098
Posted By ranger5572
Just in case anyong was wondering.... Ive...

Just in case anyong was wondering....

Ive driven my truck about 100 miles since wrapping the electric tape around the PCV valve and havent had any issues whatsoever. No rough start up, no rough...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-20-2016, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,098
Posted By ranger5572
I dont think itll throw a vacuum leak code if its...

I dont think itll throw a vacuum leak code if its in there tight and sealed if it never threw one hanging completely separate from the valve cover. I haven't driven it at all since doing it. Ill let...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-17-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By ranger5572
Yeah, but four of them now? How about just...

Yeah, but four of them now?

How about just bite the bullet on this one and buy a motorcraft from your dealership. Sucks, i know.

Dont know what else to suggest at this point.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-17-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,098
Posted By ranger5572
So, this is what it looks like inside th pcv...

So, this is what it looks like inside th pcv valve hole.

144901

144906



I went to my local ford dealership and got a new valve. The mechanic that just happened to be walking by at the...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-17-2016, 03:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,098
Posted By ranger5572
I wish there was an easier way to look in that...

I wish there was an easier way to look in that hole back there. I can feel a tab at the top of the hole but not one on the bottom. Maybe i can get my phone back there to get a picture of it to see...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-16-2016, 09:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,098
Posted By ranger5572
Ok. So i did some digging now that my hands are...

Ok. So i did some digging now that my hands are clean and i can once again pick up and actually use my phone proficiently. I guess it is the pvc valve. I never paid attenetion to,it on this truck...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-16-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By ranger5572
What makes you think its the belt tensioner...

What makes you think its the belt tensioner pulley making the noise? A bad harmonic balancer can cause squeaky belts. Does the belt jump like a guitar string when the engine is running? Is there any...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-16-2016, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,098
Posted By ranger5572
What The @$#! Is This?

What is this part?

144889

It goes here

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On the back of the drivers side valve cover
Forum: Off Topic 12-20-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11,906
Views: 94,507
Posted By ranger5572
Re: Last post WINS! VIII

Yet another win.
Forum: Off Topic 11-16-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 11,906
Views: 94,507
Posted By ranger5572
Re: Last post WINS! VIII

First post in a while; last post on the thread Woohoo!!!!!!!!!!!!! WINNER!
Forum: Suspension Tech 03-17-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By ranger5572
Re: Ranger Newbie

Look at the Summit Racing BL kits. Here's a link to my before/after pics.
http://www.fordrangerforum.com/vehicle-snapshots/15200-my-body-lift.html
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 12-14-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 753
Posted By ranger5572
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 11-23-2011, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 753
Posted By ranger5572
Transfer Case ending in XL24-AA or XL24-CA

Looking for this for a buddy. He has a 1999 Explorer. He says that XL24-AA or XL24-CA is what the part number has to end in. A Tcase through 2001 should fit. Anybody near northern Virginia mind...
Forum: Photography 10-13-2011, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By ranger5572
Re: Ideas for a new camera?

To reduce motion blur you'll need a fast shutter speed with a large aperture. Look for a camera that has at least 1/3000 shutter speed and the smallest f-stop such as 1.4/f. That;'s the best I can...
Forum: Interior Tech 10-13-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 461
Posted By ranger5572
Re: passenger side window problem

prolly a bad/disconnected switch. take it out, inspect it. replace if you need to
Forum: Photography 10-13-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 784
Posted By ranger5572
Re: Ideas for a new camera?

I don't know what a Nikon D30 is. They have the D3000, D3100, D3, D3s...All over $300. I use the D5000. Love Nikon cameras, but for $300, you're looking at a point-and-shoot camera. I used Sony...
Forum: Electrical Tech 09-01-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,124
Posted By ranger5572
Re: Help! Starter/Electrical Problem!

I tell you what: That clunking is a lot "clunkier" than the clicking of a bad solenoid. While it could be the audio in the video making it sound worse than it is, I figured it was a wiring or...
Forum: Electrical Tech 08-30-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,124
Posted By ranger5572
Re: Help! Starter/Electrical Problem!

Welcome to the site, dear boy. It's about time.

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maybe you should pull the starter back off and check the flywheel/pressure plate. the teeth on it could be jacked up. I just now...
Forum: Trucks 12-18-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Craigslist / eBay Find: I dont think this is an FX4 but....
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Posted By ranger5572
Re: I dont think this is an FX4 but....

wouldn't that be something if these fools were making FX4 stickers and putting them on all the 4x4 rangers that come through their lot? What a bunch of homos
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