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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 04-24-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,273
Posted By Rycerz
Re: duratec need some help diagnosing issues

I haven't been on in a while had a lot going on but I have found the electrical issue and am now actually getting diagnostics the fuse for the pcm was dirty as all gets out I replaced it and then the...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-24-2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,273
Posted By Rycerz
Pcv is good. Oil separator? I haven't installed a...

Pcv is good. Oil separator? I haven't installed a catch can if you are talking about what I thought was called the breather plate for the pcv I cleaned that whenever I replaced the pcv. Maf looked...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-17-2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,273
Posted By Rycerz
duratec need some help diagnosing issues

Ok so some of you may already know but I just done a motor swap in my 04 ranger. I pulled out the knocking motor and put in an 02 that seemed to run just fine. I used the 02 intake manifold(flappers...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 03-12-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 939
Posted By Rycerz
Re: 2.3 Duratec Head Gasket Set and Head Bolts

Are the kits still available ima need some for my 02 motor soon and figured I would help out a forum member. If they are available I will get back with you Tuesday about payment
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 02-27-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 0
For Sale: 2002 2.3l pcm
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Posted By Rycerz
2002 2.3l pcm

I have a extra pcm out of an 02 2.3l an was wanting to know if anyone on here needs one before I try to sell it on Craigslist or something
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-21-2017, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By Rycerz
Thank you for the information tom you are always...

Thank you for the information tom you are always quite helpful when it comes to these duratecs
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-21-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,003
Posted By Rycerz
What motor does your truck have duratec or Lima

What motor does your truck have duratec or Lima
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-20-2017, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By Rycerz
Next a/c line. Is there a reason that the line...

Next a/c line. Is there a reason that the line going from the compressor to that tank that holds the refrigerant isn't just going straight from the compressor to the tank and loops around the intake...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-20-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 523
Posted By Rycerz
Duratec a/c line and head question

Ok so first head what is this extra bit on cup four there with a hole I think I read/heard somewhere that it has to do with the egr system but still not completely sure
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-15-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,863
Posted By Rycerz
Well all I have is 1 m5od no automatic here. when...

Well all I have is 1 m5od no automatic here. when I bought the donor truck it had no transmission but was an automatic
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-14-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,863
Posted By Rycerz
That part seems to be aluminum and it bolts to...

That part seems to be aluminum and it bolts to the side of the block right above the oil pan

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Yeah and a whole bunch of extras that I can use whenever needed like two radiators
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-14-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,863
Posted By Rycerz
And this was the mess of my dash when I was doing...

And this was the mess of my dash when I was doing the radio
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-14-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,863
Posted By Rycerz
These are the photos

These are the photos
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-12-2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By Rycerz
After 2002-2003they completely got rid of that...

After 2002-2003they completely got rid of that box on the intake manifold(resonator) and just never cut out the two holes in the manifold(can take a pic of mine for you) but left the bracket that the...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-12-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,863
Posted By Rycerz
That was all on Wednesday. between working on it...

That was all on Wednesday. between working on it on Thursday and today we have the driveshaft, intake manifold, power steering pump, thermostat, some coolant lines, new pcv valve and semi cleaned...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-12-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,863
Posted By Rycerz
Ok so one of my closer friends bought a cherry...

Ok so one of my closer friends bought a cherry picker and within a few days had it to my house :D so we got the old motor out on a stand and the new motor in(if you want the short description of this...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-11-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 13,402
Views: 502,887
Posted By Rycerz
I put a new motor in it

I put a new motor in it
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-01-2017, 08:46 AM
Replies: 13,402
Views: 502,887
Posted By Rycerz
I have looked at it and just imagined it back on...

I have looked at it and just imagined it back on the road XD my other ranger is a donor for my 04 and I'm waiting for a lift to swap the motors :)
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 01-31-2017, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By Rycerz
No I don't know the amount of modification to...

No I don't know the amount of modification to make it fit but I know that the hardest part most people have with it is dealing with the vvt that's on it from what I have read is you can do a delete...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 01-31-2017, 06:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By Rycerz
If you decide to do a motor swap I would look...

If you decide to do a motor swap I would look into doing a 2.5l mzr/duratec swap you can find them for 100k miles less for 300 less big ones. I can give you the info I found while researching for the...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 01-30-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By Rycerz
I would agree with checking the valve cover...

I would agree with checking the valve cover gasket mine had a leak there up until it got a bad wrist pin/piston ring. There is a way to check the rod bearings basically what you do is drop the oil...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 01-30-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,863
Posted By Rycerz
Its bad enough with these lil ranger tranny's I...

Its bad enough with these lil ranger tranny's I couldn't imagine how that job went :0.. Right now I'm looking at pretty much pulling the motor straight up and out and putting the other one in if I...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 01-30-2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,863
Posted By Rycerz
The transmissions already out. And that friend...

The transmissions already out. And that friend does have one but he's busy running his shop and I don't have a vehicle to go pick up the lift.

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Yessir I have seen these 2.3 duratec's...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 01-30-2017, 11:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,863
Posted By Rycerz
Also thank you for the information Tom. I haven't...

Also thank you for the information Tom. I haven't really looked into how to hand unload a motor yet just kinda crossed me and one of my friends minds. These blocks don't weigh very much either only...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 01-30-2017, 11:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,863
Posted By Rycerz
I have thought about doing the hand unload I just...

I have thought about doing the hand unload I just have to have my friends off at the same time I am for that to work(hasn't happened yet but might soon)

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While saving up to get a 2.5...
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