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Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 04-21-2014, 04:04 PM
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Posted By goofin
just wanted to change the fuel filter....

nice day out, figured id change filters and oil. all went well until the fuel filter. pump side line came off easy. engine side line...well hand slipped and hit frame and fuel line stretched and...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 04-03-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 22,165
Posted By goofin
Re: 4.0 OHV owners only 00-down not 01+: how many miles ya got?

my 98 had 378k on it when it blew #6 exhaust lifter and bent the rocker arm shaft. all original. replacement motor had 125k on it from a explorer and already replacing gaskets
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-29-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15,407
Views: 479,113
Posted By goofin
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread II

removed 2 year old Pacesetter headers due to rust and a 2 inch crack in the drivers side header. ordered new manifolds, gaskets and bolts
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-29-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,398
Posted By goofin
Re: NGK G-Power

How would a iridium plug work verses a double platinum? Autolite offers iridiums
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-29-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By goofin
Re: 4.0 leaking. Need help.

I just replaced my lower intake gasket for the same reason.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 01-01-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 668
Posted By goofin
heater control valve?

had one fail when i was sick and a friend replaced it for me. can someone tell me where the hose fror the upper port comes from, it failed after 1k miles and want to make sure connections are...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-01-2014, 04:22 PM
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Views: 103,287
Posted By goofin
Re: Hows your GAS MILEAGE on ur truck? Let me know here.

havent checked lately but with a 4.0 4wd with 373 gears and no 5th gear, id say 13 at best in the city. on the highway its a little bit better. 70mph @3k on the tach. the longest trip lately has bee...
Forum: Interior Tech 03-24-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By goofin
body plug source

Im getting ready to coat the floor with bed liner. carpet was shot and jump seats are gone. removed as many parts as possible. noticed that cab mount plugs are shot and or gone. Is there another...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-18-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15,998
Views: 786,613
Posted By goofin
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

installed a new egr tube and brought it home. new engine from a 99 exploder.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-07-2012, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15,998
Views: 786,613
Posted By goofin
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Replaced the engine in the old girl, picked up a 4.0 from a 99 exploder with 65k on it. thank god we had a garage, it was about 125degrees on the blacktop. Replace the fan clutch and fan wit a...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-18-2012, 03:10 PM
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Views: 351
Posted By goofin
4.0 ohv died...

I know the 4.0 sohc will bolt up, and it uses higher fuel pressure, but what other changes would have to be made. currently 98 4.0 ohv and 5 speed manual
Forum: How-To Submissions 05-05-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 130,054
Posted By goofin
Re: How to: Rear disc brake conversion for stock Ranger rear end

http://i700.photobucket.com/albums/ww9/razor_021/2012-05-05_15-11-10_432.jpg
i used cobra brake lines only because no one had gt lines locally. They are shorter and different than the gt but work...
Forum: How-To Submissions 05-05-2012, 08:37 AM
Replies: 741
Views: 130,054
Posted By goofin
Re: How to: Rear disc brake conversion for stock Ranger rear end

Started the conversion this morning, truck is up on lift, rear housing is draining and replacing axle seals. hopefully pics will follow
Forum: Exterior Parts 04-30-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 455
Posted By goofin
Forum: How-To Submissions 04-28-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 130,054
Posted By goofin
Re: How to: Rear disc brake conversion for stock Ranger rear end

Poked around on Corral.net and found a seller that sold me calipers with brackets, axle mounts and anti-moans. I picked up new soft lines, rotors and ceramic pads. Cut the axle mounts today, have to...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 02-21-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,063
Posted By goofin
Re: 4x4 on the floor question.

I have the shiftster and love it. reach under the truck and switch to hi or low.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 02-21-2012, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,332
Posted By goofin
Re: Pain in the ass to shift!

http://www.hrpworld.com/index.cfm?form_cat_id=975,587&action=category
power bleeder does wonders too. did mine after a clutch replacement 3 years ago and no problems since
Forum: Off Topic 02-20-2012, 07:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,335
Posted By goofin
Re: LED D Cell Maglite

I have several but dont use it like my normal day carry piece

http://shop.gregmcgeeengineering.com/M3-2I-Tactical-740-Lumen-1000-Lumen-option-on-checkout-007.htm
Forum: Misc Items 02-20-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By goofin
Sony Playstation3 with extras

4 months old, games include
guitar hero smash hits
guitar hero aerosmith
guitar hero metallica
guitar hero wold tour
guitar hero 5
mlb10 the show
nba2k12
vancouver 2010 olympic games
ea...
Forum: Exterior Tech 02-10-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By goofin
Re: Started the body lift

Had a hour to play with the truck so I got some of the little stuff done before heading to the garage tomorrow. Snow decided to fall earlier than expected or I would be posting pics now.
front...
Forum: Exterior Tech 02-05-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By goofin
Re: Started the body lift

The cab will be easy, is being done inside on a lift in heat. 4 of us to tackle it and I already have the cab bolts broke free of all the rust and lock-tite. Ive been getting stuff done ahead of time...
Forum: Exterior Tech 02-05-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,175
Posted By goofin
Started the body lift

Just started out to do the rear shocks and since the temp was above 35 today, I got the bed part of the lift kit done. the PO had the bed sprayed with rhino lining and it was a blessing. bed bolts...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-05-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 15,998
Views: 786,613
Posted By goofin
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Put rear shocks on and since that went well...i started the body lift
Forum: Exterior Tech 01-24-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By goofin
Re: Body Mounts

83 to 97 rangers and 91 to 99 explorers. yea i should have specified 98 ranger
Forum: Exterior Tech 01-23-2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 996
Posted By goofin
Body Mounts

Got my lift kit from Summit and figured while I had it apart I'd replace the stock mounts. Is there anyone else besides Ford and LMC that sells the body bushings?
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