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Forum: Suspension Tech 03-22-2011, 06:23 AM
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Views: 1,248
Posted By jveigl
Question Front Suspension Creaking after Alignment

I recently had an alignment done on my 07 Ranger Sport (with torsion frontend). The bars are slightly cranked. Only thing is, they were cranked before the alignment and the suspension was quiet like...
Forum: How-To Submissions 02-26-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 76,986
Posted By jveigl
Exclamation Re: How To: Adjust Torsion Bars

Don't forget about the shocks guys! I had the shop crank my bars on mine not too long ago and the factory shocks ARE NOT long enough to put more than an inch of lift up front. After a short drive, I...
Forum: General Tech 10-18-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 39,279
Posted By jveigl
Re: No heat

There is an electric blend door actuator for Rangers years 1995-current with round 'knobs' to control the HVAC. If you have the older horizontal sliding 'knobs' then your heat is manual and cable...
Forum: How-To Submissions 10-09-2010, 10:24 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 76,986
Posted By jveigl
Re: How To: Adjust Torsion Bars

Got my tires and wheels installed today, the tire shop cranked the t-bars with an impact while it had weight on the frontend. It was cranked 1" by the tape measure. They then installed new cam bolts...
Forum: General Tech 10-06-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 39,279
Posted By jveigl
Re: No heat

Ok its fixed,

Had one night after school of fog and cold, almost had to stick my head out the window to see for the 2 mile trip home.....had to fix it.

It turned out to be the Blend Door...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 08-30-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,138
Posted By jveigl
Re: All Clean

Wow, can't believe someone still waxes!!!!! I can't tell you the last time I waxed a vehicle, its been over 10 years! Looks good.
Forum: General Tech 08-27-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 39,279
Posted By jveigl
Re: No heat

Well yesterday I popped the hood and turned the knob over to 'hot' to see if the coolant lines to the heater core get hot. Well they get hot just like the book says, and they get really really hot!!...
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 08-27-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,241
Posted By jveigl
Re: exhaust size and whats the best muffler for best sound

A good friend of mine that happens to own a muffler shop did just that to my 94 3.0 I had a quite a few years ago. Here's what he did. First he cutoff the exhaust from the catalytic converter-back....
Forum: Interior Tech 08-26-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 734
Posted By jveigl
Re: LED question???

I bought 194 LED bulbs for my tag lamps and the work great! I bought mine off Ebay from a Japanese seller, took almost 2 weeks to get them but it was worth it. I also put some in my wifes car.
Forum: General Tech 08-23-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 39,279
Posted By jveigl
No heat

My Ranger has no heat. My Ranger is an 07 Sport Regular Cab 2wd, 3.0L, standard shift, 42k miles, never abused, never off-road. I have a factory repair manual on this truck and I have gotten this...
Forum: Interior Tech 08-23-2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,868
Posted By jveigl
Re: cool air when turn on heater

I will start a new thread on this, no it wasn't on max. That would be inside air or 'recirc'. Don't worry, I know my Rangers. I have seen this problem on a Super Duty, but not on a Ranger. I have a...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-20-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 52,753
Posted By jveigl
Re: who all has rough idle in a 3.0?

Sounds like your IAC (Idle Air Control Valve). I have had 4 Rangers and all of them have had to have a new one. On the first one someone told me to take it off and clean it out. Well thats only a...
Forum: General Tech 08-20-2010, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,628
Posted By jveigl
Re: HELP! Idle Throttle Issue 2002 XLT 3.0L

Here are the replacement instructions for that. This is for an 07 but yours is very similiar.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 08-20-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,034
Posted By jveigl
Re: Brakes squealing!

Be careful what kind of pads you buy, I've never had good luck with Advance or AutoZone pads. Those usually squeel for me. I bow down to Ford and buy their pads. They may cost a little more, but they...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-20-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 27,866
Posted By jveigl
Re: LOW ROUGH IDLE, Sometimes dies!

Idle Air Control Valve

Costs around 50 to 60 bucks and takes about 5 minutes to replace. You can try cleaning it out but I would recommend replacing it. Its on the air intake right at the top of...
Forum: Interior Tech 08-19-2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,868
Posted By jveigl
Re: cool air when turn on heater

Sounds a little similiar to mine, it being around 100 degrees everyday here in AL. Yesterday I turned the cold/warm knob over from cold to hot while the position knob was on outside air/dash vents...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 08-19-2010, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 600
Posted By jveigl
Hello All Danger Ranger Fans!!

My name is James, I currently own a 2007 Ford Ranger regular cab Sport with a 3.0 and 5 speed tranny. Nothing done to it except the normal stuff like ventvisors, tint, and a few stickers here and...
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