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Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 05-11-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Mailman1
Re: Timing cover headache

It was warped, replaced with a good used one and the problem was fixed.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-26-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By Mailman1
Re: Slight miss in a 99 4.0 OHV

Push rods are all OK.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-26-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 618
Posted By Mailman1
Slight miss in a 99 4.0 OHV

99 4.0 OHV miss

In the process of replacing my timing cover and gasket I also noticed that I had a small leak on the lower manifold gasket so I removed the lower manifold and replaced with a new...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-20-2018, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By Mailman1
Timing cover headache

I had a timing cover gasket go bad on my 99 ranger 4.0 OHV so I replaced it and it still leaked from in the same area as before, so I replaced it again, still the leak, so now I'm going into it the...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-16-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 299
Posted By Mailman1
Timing Cover Gasket on a 99 4.0 OHV

Tming Cover gasket on 99 OHV 4.0

I have just replaced the timing cover gasket & water pump on my 99 4.0 as it was leaking but my problem is when I got home tonight it seemed to be leaking again....
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-04-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By Mailman1
99 4.0 OHV head

I went to put my new Pro Max Performance head on yesterday and could not seem to get it to fit down over the pilot pipes which are on each end of the engine block and that the OD of the pipes were...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-28-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 352
Posted By Mailman1
99 ranger 4.0 push rods

In the process of removing the head to replace with a new one I am wondering if I should replace the push rods? I replaced the lifters & push rods about 50,000 miles ago with Power Seal PS3332 rods ...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-26-2018, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By Mailman1
Re: Bad Valve?

Got the head off this A.M. and found out that the no. 1 seat was out and holding the exhaust valve open. Also the no. 2 & 3 exhaust valves were not in good shape. Going to cook it out and magna flux...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-25-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By Mailman1
Bad Valve?

In the process of trying to find out what has caused a P0301 code I have finally come to the conclusion that I might have a bad valve. I did a compression check and had no. 1 with 0, no. 2 with 165,...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-19-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By Mailman1
99 Ranger 4.0 harmonic balancer repair sleeve

I am looking to put a repair sleeve on my 99 4.0 harmonic balancer and was wondering if anyone knows what brand and number that it would take to fit the balancer. Thanks
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-17-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By Mailman1
Re: P0301 on a 99 4.0 Ranger

Since the last post I have checked the vacuum and it is in the green or normal and checked the compression on #1 which is around 75# and still had a miss, I then checked #2 cyl. and it was 95# so I...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-16-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By Mailman1
P0301 on a 99 4.0 Ranger

OK here's my problem. A couple days ago my p/u started running rough and came up with a code P0301 (cly 1 misfire). checked the # 1 plug and found a ton of crud on it (pictures) sort of tan/sand...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-26-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,349
Posted By Mailman1
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-25-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,349
Posted By Mailman1
99 Ranger Brake Link Pins

I have a 99 Ranger XLT 4.0, auto and am looking for replacement brake link pins for the rear wheel cylinder. So far looking around the only place I can find them is if you buy the whole cylinder...
Forum: General Tech 08-30-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By Mailman1
99 Ranger 4.0 drum brakes to disc

Is it possible to replace the drum brakes with disc brakes on a 99 ranger 4.0 and if so what would I need as far as parts? Or are there any kits that would fit without a major undertaking? Thanks
Forum: Suspension Tech 03-23-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Mailman1
Forum: Suspension Tech 03-23-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 542
Posted By Mailman1
Upper Ball Joint

A quick and simple question. Can the upper control arm ball joints be just replaced instead of the whole Assembly on a 99 ranger 4x4 with torsion bar suspension and stock arms? Thanks
Forum: Suspension Tech 03-23-2015, 01:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 789
Posted By Mailman1
Ball Joint Press

I am thinking of replacing my upper and lower ball joints on my 99 ranger 4x4 with torsion bar suspension. I have looked at different ball joint kits and noticed there are 3-1 and 4-1 kits listed....
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-16-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By Mailman1
Re: Removeing right axel from a 99 ranger 4x4

Well went back out and took the shock loose along with hitting the top where the top ball joint goes in and she came loose, lots of rust so that's probably the reason. However when I got the CV...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 03-16-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 272
Posted By Mailman1
Removeing right axel from a 99 ranger 4x4

I am in the process of trying to remove the right front axel from my 99 ranger 4x4. I have the bearing out and both the top and bottom ball joints loose but I can't seem to get the casting loose from...
Forum: Exterior Tech 12-03-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By Mailman1
Re: Removeing and replaceing 99 Ranger right front fender

I went to the salvage yard this P.M. and found a good fender the same color and with the flares same as mine for $60. The only thing is it has a pinstripe decal on it, is there any way a person can...
Forum: Exterior Tech 12-03-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By Mailman1
Re: Removeing and replaceing 99 Ranger right front fender

Yep the same style of flares, do you know if that fender would be considered "with a lip moulding"?
Forum: Exterior Tech 12-03-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,128
Posted By Mailman1
Removeing and replaceing 99 Ranger right front fender

Just wondering how hard or easy it would be to remove and replace the right front fender on my 99 xlt Ranger. I have some rust right at the area where the protective coating and the steel fender...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 08-05-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,103
Posted By Mailman1
Re: The dreaded exhaust manifold post

When I took off my manifolds I just left them on the heads and then removed them when I got the head off.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 04-28-2013, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 582
Posted By Mailman1
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