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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 08-12-2010, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By ronsonol8
starting probs, interm.

experienced a strange prob with my 1994 ranger 2.3. Turned the key to start, and it always starts first try, and it just cranked without no start. i checked everything out. still no start. waited...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 08-02-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,572
Posted By ronsonol8

i bought a bottle of seafoam, didnt read the directions and dumped the whole bottle in the tank! well ill tell ya what it mausta really needed it. cause now the little truck feels like it has 25 more...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-17-2010, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,139
Posted By ronsonol8
Re: 2.3 check engine light comes on and off

tps maybe? try disconecting negitive batt cable for ten min
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-17-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 26,296
Posted By ronsonol8
Re: More MPG!!

i know for a fact that using royal purple(or any synthetic) works for gaining a little power, and mpgs!!! Motor trend did a test on it with a stock stang or camero back in the day and they gained...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-17-2010, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,927
Posted By ronsonol8
Re: thermostat?

running a 180-210 thermostat, if u can find it is supposed to work wonders in this truck. i got my local dealer working on finding me a 190-200 stat right now. my truck takes days to warm up as well....
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-17-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,497
Posted By ronsonol8
Re: Throttle body swaps???

according to some other tech articles i have read, the stock fuel pump and throttle body are bigger then the truck needs. but i have heard of going to bigger injectors. Stock is 14 or 15 lbs. Accel...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 06-21-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,110
Posted By ronsonol8
Re: looking for a set of 2.73 gears

and if the motor could pull them, it would have a wicked top speed lol
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-21-2010, 04:55 PM
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Views: 180,813
Posted By ronsonol8
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-21-2010, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 693
Posted By ronsonol8
Re: 4.0 vs Turbo Beetle

did the tacco have a v6? Cause they can get up go. My buddy has a an 07 v6 6 speed with borla cat back, CAI, spacer, doug thorley headers and magnaflow cats. and that thing will supprise V8s if they...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-20-2010, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,502
Posted By ronsonol8
2.3 throttle cable mod

can anyone walk me through the throttle cable mod? i have only seen it talked about on this site. how does it work (is it dangerous? lol) and a few tips on getting it done, ill be home this friday...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-19-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,800
Posted By ronsonol8
Re: The day that changed my life.

i know that intersection!!!!!! well i live in oregon too, lol. sorry about hte truck man, well new projects are always fun
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-19-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,006
Posted By ronsonol8
Re: Another MPG question

i would ditch ur cat if u can, (ie local laws). i did that and found my little 2.3 got way better mpgs, plus a ton of horsepower . Google ford ranger 2.3 performance. there is a guy that tried all...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-19-2010, 08:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,850
Posted By ronsonol8
Re: synthetic???????

royal purple is claiming 5000-7500 miles between oil changes with their full synthetic. of coasrse they do say "under normal driving", not high reving mud slinging or trying to beat a camero or stang...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-18-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By ronsonol8
Re: hola guys

i dont have any pics, but for a 94 she really aint bad. ill try to post some im really wanting to lower it an inch or two, more for performance then dragging. I would love to level it out, it looks...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-18-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By ronsonol8
hola guys

new member here. awsome tech posts!!!! the best i have ever seen. i will definatly be a frequent member, i have a little 94' 2.3 that i have slowly been getting back into shape. plan on doing all the...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-18-2010, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,975
Posted By ronsonol8
Re: 2.5 EGR delete

blocking off the EGR is a good way to gain some MPGs and and power. i just read that in a cool 2.3 build up, google it. i will be doing it, if it dont work u can always reconect it
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-18-2010, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,730
Posted By ronsonol8
Re: more torque

from all i have read changing the gearing to 3.73 is the best option. dosant really hurt mpgs much and makes the little thing feel like it should
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-18-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,552
Posted By ronsonol8
Re: i want more power out of my 2.3

i need to try the sea-foam stuff. but it really sounds like your cat is plugged, cut the bastard off!!!!! makes the little truck cruise. if u arnt getting any check engine light then i would bet...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-18-2010, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,652
Posted By ronsonol8
Re: Potential Thermostat Problem

i read that the 2.3 needs a hotter thermostat. the temp in my truck never seems get a tad above "cold". if u google '2.3 performance' this guy built up a 2.3 and said to replace the thermostat with...
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