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Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 11-08-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: No start

so no fuel pressure when the key is on?

my first thought is that a rat chewed through the wires going to the fuel pump, since it's been sitting for a while. is there power to the pump? or do you...
Forum: Off Topic 11-06-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 52,576
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: FRF Watercooler/BS Thread 2017

looked like 300 in line at mine!
Forum: General Tech 11-06-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 217
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Starter spins but not engageing flywheel,No Start?

i've known many people who've "gotten by" for years by just tapping on their starter when it sticks lol, though kind of a pain...
Forum: Off Topic 11-06-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 52,576
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: FRF Watercooler/BS Thread 2017

don't we all? I know I do!

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i stopped at the polling place but the line was too long, i'd have been late for work! :eek: i'm gonna stop by after work :p
Forum: General Tech 11-06-2018, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 217
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Starter spins but not engageing flywheel,No Start?

sub'd, i'd like it know what you find out!
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-05-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Sounds like a rock stuck in my tire... but no rock! Other sources?

oh my, lol, i hope one of your 'friends' didn't put a long zip-tie on the driveshaft :eek: it's happened before lol

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oh hey check for that little spring that goes across the bottom...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-05-2018, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 214
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Sounds like a rock stuck in my tire... but no rock! Other sources?

clean the drums really really really well and look for a hairline crack. On my wife's car, there was a clicking noise just like you described, it was a crack that developed between the hub surface...
Forum: Off Topic 11-02-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 52,576
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Forum: Off Topic 11-01-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 52,576
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: FRF Watercooler/BS Thread 2017

day late...

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Forum: Off Topic 11-01-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Daughter's first real job, welcome reality

Good for her! I love hearing about our young people betting busy!
yeah, taxes, bleh lol
Forum: Interior Parts 11-01-2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 4
Craigslist / eBay Find: Troy Lee Carbon Fiber Radio Bezel 2wd
Views: 116
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Troy Lee Carbon Fiber Radio Bezel 2wd

i don't get it lol, if i find something for sale that my friends might like to see, i'l send them a linky. Bob is just being nice! Cause Bob's a nice guy! We all love Bob!
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 10-29-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 344
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Intermittent Rough Idle

what about the EGR Vacuum Solenoid? i didn't see it in the list of parts you had already addressed. i'm kinda wondering if its sticking sometimes & leaving vacuum to the egr valve itself. that...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-15-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Hello

howdie howdy howdy!
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 10-11-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 367
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Odd idle issues....

sub'd! I'd like to hear how it goes!
just a heads up, i believe there's a gasket on there which can be reused if you're gentle. hate for you to tear it up like I do sometimes hahaha!. just...
Forum: General Tech 10-11-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: 2000 Ford Ranger Making a Ticking Noise

welcome to the forum! so, the truck won't start, and there's a clicking sound. when exactly does the clicking sound happen? does the clicking sound happen when you turn the key to try to start it?
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 10-10-2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: 1999 ford ranger 2.5 slack in steering

Just a thought, might the little u joint be wearing out?
sub'd, i'd like to hear if there is an adjustment for rack & pinions.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-28-2018, 06:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,607
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: What could cause this misfire

yes, well technically it would be testing for voltage at the connector with it unplugged. i believe the outside pins are ground & reference (5V), and the middle one is the return signal. so you...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-27-2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,607
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: What could cause this misfire

best of luck! fyi, sometimes those hoses tear when pulling them off. i highly recommend those silicon-ish looking ones that rock auto sells, they seem to stay pliable

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oh, would...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-26-2018, 06:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,607
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: What could cause this misfire

i didn't exactly delete mine, but my egr system wasn't working for 5 years lol, truck ran great though.
if you do block it off, you'll still get an insufficient egr flow code...not sure if that...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 09-25-2018, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Rear end off center

sounds like you got a handle on what it might be. obviously something to do with the rear suspension. might take quite a bit of time measuring this & that to find out exactly where its at...
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Forum: Off Topic 09-19-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,641
Views: 52,576
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Forum: Suspension Tech 09-19-2018, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Advise for Rebuilding Front Suspension 2000 2wd

i've done well with Moog for my ranger's ball joints & bushings and such. But they sure get a bad rap on other vehicles, or at least on other forums lol
Forum: 8-Cylinder Tech 09-17-2018, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,055
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Forum: Suspension Tech 09-13-2018, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 260
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Advise for Rebuilding Front Suspension 2000 2wd

sounds like fun!
just curious, why are you replacing the springs? and are you actually replacing the whole LCA?
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-07-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,092
Posted By RoberticusMaximus
Re: Not sure if knock or misfire or both?

it was bought used, not sure @ what mileage. but since he's had it, it's been well taken care of. i do believe he's been having a shop change the oil for him though...
i'll pass along the oil...
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