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Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 03-27-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By mfernandes
Re: Shacking, gas smell while idling

Thanks a lor for the answer man.
I think I found the vacuum leak using the method you suggest.
I sprayed throttle body cleaner and I think the vacuum leak is on the IAC gasket.
Question is, can a...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 03-26-2018, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By mfernandes
Re: Shacking, gas smell while idling

MONDAY UPDATE:

With the engione on, I can hear air, which means VACUUM LEAK.

I dont know exactly where its comming from, but deffinetely I can hear vacuum scaping from some where.

Any idea...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 03-25-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By mfernandes
Re: Shacking, gas smell while idling

UPDATE:

Went for a longer test drive on the HW.
Not sure if has something to do, but I noticed the temp gauge never reached the normal operating temperature. The needle on the dash raised half...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 03-25-2018, 10:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By mfernandes
Shacking, gas smell while idling

Sunday strange situation pals, need some advise from you all.

Since a couple of weeks I’ve noticed a clear reduction on the mpg my truck does, and today I started up the truck and noticed that...
Forum: How-To Submissions 03-18-2018, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By mfernandes
Re: How-to: super easy and important manteinance

SUNDAY UPDATE:

Today I want back to the truck wondering... if theres a upper drain, there should be a lower drain as well!

So, I crowled under the truck and found the lower drains, they are...
Forum: How-To Submissions 03-17-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By mfernandes
Re: How-to: super easy and important manteinance

Autumn clean for me ;)


Thanks a lot guys
Forum: How-To Submissions 03-16-2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By mfernandes
How-to: super easy and important manteinance

Whats up everyone?
Its been a while since my last post... too much work I guess.

Here I bring you a very important yet super easy to do mainteinance for our Rangers; How to clean the windshield...
Forum: Electrical Tech 09-04-2017, 03:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By mfernandes
Re: Adding oem Keyless Entry and power locks

I understand what you say, and Im sure 20 years after my truck was manufactured there are better systems.
The reason is I like to keep my truck as original as possible and I always like to use oem...
Forum: Electrical Tech 09-02-2017, 05:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 640
Posted By mfernandes
Adding oem Keyless Entry and power locks

Hello there! Its been a while, this year Ive been very busy at work, but spring is comming here (I live on the other side of the Americas) and Ive got a new proyect for the Ranger.

Some years ago...
Forum: Interior Tech 05-28-2017, 01:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 970
Posted By mfernandes
Forum: Interior Tech 05-28-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,074
Posted By mfernandes
Re: The Mysterious Cabin Air Filter

There you go!!!!

The cabin air filter myth was, until now, like the fenix, impossible to catch.

Question is, if I want to add the filter, how should it be done?
Forum: Interior Tech 04-22-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,074
Posted By mfernandes
Re: The Mysterious Cabin Air Filter

I like plan C!
Tomorrow I'll upload detailed pictures
Forum: Interior Tech 04-22-2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,074
Posted By mfernandes
Re: The Mysterious Cabin Air Filter

I see your point.
Tomorrow I will shoot some pics at the evaporator housing as well as the under dash ac plenum. Since I've got both out of the truck is much easier.
But, yes. The only way I can...
Forum: Interior Tech 04-22-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 18,074
Posted By mfernandes
Re: The Mysterious Cabin Air Filter

Hello there.
Im sorry to bring this old thread back again, but I found this on eBay:

http://i.imgur.com/z86NY3w.jpg

http://i.imgur.com/Ojn3qTn.jpg

Its claims to be for 1998-2003 Rangers.
...
Forum: Interior Parts 01-12-2017, 01:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,005
Posted By mfernandes
Re: Cleaning out the garage

Youre right, I forgot about the feedback. My bad!

Im into it right now, sorry man!!!
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 09-29-2016, 04:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By mfernandes
Re: Clutch replacement: LUK or Sachs?

Rockauto run out of LUK clutches set.
I cant belive the bad luck I have, I feel like if I buy a circus, the midgets grow up!

Are the Sachs clutch any good?
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 09-27-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By mfernandes
Re: Clutch replacement: LUK or Sachs?

Ok, point for LUK it is.
Thanks a lot man!
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 09-27-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By mfernandes
Clutch replacement: LUK or Sachs?

Hi pals.
Soon, Ill be replacing the clutch on my truck.
In a couple of weeks, Ill be on vacations to New York, so, Id like to buy the clutch in the US while Im there.

Question is; which brand do...
Forum: General Tech 09-15-2016, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By mfernandes
Re: A/C Evaporator housing heat insulator

For a 5 minutes job and almost free (the self adhesive aluminium foil and the thermal mats I put inside) the results where pretty good I guess:

http://i.imgur.com/2SRodn1.jpg
...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-12-2016, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By mfernandes
Re: air only works on high

The original blower resistor connector can be rusted, Id take it appart and spray some electrical connector cleaner. Also, to prevent rust in the future, apply some electrical grease to the...
Forum: General Tech 09-12-2016, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By mfernandes
Re: A/C Evaporator housing heat insulator

Yesterday I went ahead and followed your advise.
I had at home some thermal insulator and also self adhesive thick aluminium foil from a previous construction.

What I did was to introduce the...
Forum: General Tech 09-11-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By mfernandes
A/C Evaporator housing heat insulator

Hi pals, I have a question, hope -as ususal- that somebody on the forum can help me.

My evaporator case or housing thermal shield is completely torn and destroyed.

What I mean is the yellow...
Forum: Exterior Tech 08-19-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,527
Posted By mfernandes
Re: Tailgate won't stay closed

Can you please take a picture of your repair? Id really like to see that, sounds very interesting man!
Forum: Northeastern Region 08-13-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By mfernandes
Forum: Northeastern Region 08-13-2016, 12:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 868
Posted By mfernandes
Re: Anyone from NYC? Ford dealership in Manhattan

I thought about jumping to NJ, but theres a problem, and its called "wife". If I propose her to take a train to NJ to visit a Ford dealership and lost 1/2 a day, either i divorce and stay in NY or...
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