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Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-21-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,772
Posted By 98offroad
Re: Surprisingly hard to find ranger.......

Did Ford even make a 4 x 4 super/extended cab with a 3.0??? AFAIK, ALL extended cabs were 4.0's..!!
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-21-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,923
Posted By 98offroad
Re: 2011 Ranger price check

Well, as I wrote above, the truck is absolutely mint...the guy is super OCD about keeping it cleaned, waxed, fluids changed etc.

As for my vehicle, bought it close to 3 1/2 years ago....I tacked...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-21-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,923
Posted By 98offroad
Re: 2011 Ranger price check

older, nice guy. Not offended by my offer....good rapport with him....he just wants what he wants and that's it. As for an F-150, I dont want the size or the gas mileage....although prob not too much...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-21-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,923
Posted By 98offroad
2011 Ranger price check

Would like thoughts....and pros/cons on the 2011 Ranger.
One has come available near me.

'11 Ranger XLT S/C 4 dr
4.0 ltr
4 X 4
pkg with cruise, tilt, off road, tralier tow etc......
mint and...
Forum: General Tech 11-27-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By 98offroad
Re: Starting issue

wow same exact thing as me.....but now it won't start at all....left it alone for two days..no start so had it towed to shop this morning. Still no start....he did hit it with starter spray and it...
Forum: General Tech 11-25-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By 98offroad
Re: Starting issue

ok here we are again.....same type of problem. just by chance when this happened last year, thinking it might be (bad??) fuel related, I dumped in a bottle of dry gas in and that solved the...
Forum: Tire & Wheel Items 07-18-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By 98offroad
Re: '01 Ranger 4 16" stock steel (spare tire) wheels

and my spare wheel is rusted to sh*t. I dont even know if it's worth blasting and painting....
actually I only want the wheels...I wrote (spare) so everyone would know what I meant..
My truck is...
Forum: Electrical Tech 07-15-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,619
Posted By 98offroad
Re: Trailer towing 4 pin to 7 pin conversion question

yeah...I crawled under the dash and looked on both sides and found nothing....sooo...full wiring kit, here I come
Forum: Tire & Wheel Items 07-15-2015, 08:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By 98offroad
Re: '01 Ranger 4 16" stock steel (spare tire) wheels

yeah I know about the shipping....that's why I specified only driving distance locations....the 2 local junk yards have nothing worth buying....after prepping/sanding/painting, I'll be over new wheel...
Forum: Electrical Tech 07-15-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,619
Posted By 98offroad
Re: Trailer towing 4 pin to 7 pin conversion question

ok...another question....my truck has the Off Road/ Trailer Tow pkg. From what I've read, it should have the brake controller wiring there already. Where do I find this if I have it?
Anyone????
Forum: Tire & Wheel Items 07-14-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 808
Posted By 98offroad
'01 Ranger 4 16" stock steel (spare tire) wheels

looking for 4 (total) of the black OEM steel wheels, 16", no tires needed .
If you have 1 or 2, thats fine. I'll eventually get all 4. Must be in 8.5+/10 condition. No rust or repaints.
Please be...
Forum: Electrical Tech 07-08-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,619
Posted By 98offroad
Re: Trailer towing 4 pin to 7 pin conversion question

Thanks everyone.... and thoughts on the Tekonsha P3 controller? Also, whats the best place to mount the controller box? right side of steering column on the panel?
Forum: Electrical Tech 07-07-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,619
Posted By 98offroad
Trailer towing 4 pin to 7 pin conversion question

I'm pulling a 2150 lbd GVWR small, 13 ft. camper trailer. It has the 7 pin connector, whereas my truck has the standard 4 pin.
I have the conversion part already. All lights blinkers etc work fine....
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-09-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,356
Posted By 98offroad
Re: 2001 Ranger Door Ajar light

SHEESH......what a PIA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
after an hour of literally soaking and spraying (more like a surgeon irrigating!) the left rear bottom door latch AND alternating gently hitting the bottom of...
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-08-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,356
Posted By 98offroad
Re: 2001 Ranger Door Ajar light

also, I was told that there is a sensor in each of the rear doors as well....
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-08-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,356
Posted By 98offroad
2001 Ranger Door Ajar light

Ok, I know this has ben covered 8 millions times....however, I'm looking for help with diagnostics.
The truck - 2001 Ranger S/C 4 door.

It started with the door ajar light staying on. Then the...
Forum: General Tech 02-08-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By 98offroad
Starting issue

2001 Ranger 4.0l. The past few days it's not starting right away. It's not every time either. Battery is fine. It has plenty of gas. Can be hot or cold.
It cranks and cranks. Nothing. I wait...
Forum: Suspension Tech 04-02-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By 98offroad
Lower ball joints or complete LCA?

I have to replace the lowers on my '01 4X4/XLT/SC/Step Side.
I'd like advice on whether I should go for the joints only, or buy ( as many places force you to) the whole lower control arm?
I'm...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-05-2013, 01:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,320
Posted By 98offroad
Re: 2001 Ranger 4X4 noise... HELP

I hear ya...and thanks
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-05-2013, 05:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,320
Posted By 98offroad
Re: 2001 Ranger 4X4 noise... HELP

Thanks to all who chimed in.....and Whisky, as you wrote, there was no play at 12 and 6 o'clock.

So, I decided to just replace the left side wheel bearing hub assembly, since that seemed to be...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-02-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,320
Posted By 98offroad
Re: 2001 Ranger 4X4 noise... HELP

okay this is really messed up.
my tech said no front end issues...we had it on the lift...2wd, 4wd, up to 60 mph....nothing'...but no weight/load on front end....
okay...figure i'll let a trans....
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-02-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,320
Posted By 98offroad
Re: 2001 Ranger 4X4 noise... HELP

already checked...tires have about 7k on them.

and FYI...holy crap, wheel bearing/hub assembly OEM from Ford list is $358.00....as a former employee they still give me 10% over cost if I need to...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-02-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,320
Posted By 98offroad
Re: 2001 Ranger 4X4 noise... HELP

Hey guys, thanks for responding...
your symptoms were the exact same as mine?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-01-2013, 06:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,320
Posted By 98offroad
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-01-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,320
Posted By 98offroad
Re: 2001 Ranger 4X4 noise... HELP

yup..yer right ..my bad
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