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Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 12-11-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,073
Posted By Rodnocker
Re: 1992 Ranger A4LD 2wd - Clayton NC - $350.00

sold, please delete, I can't find where to.
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 10-17-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,073
Posted By Rodnocker
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 10-04-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,073
Posted By Rodnocker
1992 Ranger A4LD 2wd - Clayton NC - $350.00

I am selling an A4LD transmission that I pulled from a 1992 Ford Ranger with 2wd and about 74,000 miles. This was bolted to a 4.0l engine.
I am located just east of Raleigh in Clayton NC.
Asking...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 09-24-2011, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By Rodnocker
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 09-22-2011, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By Rodnocker
Re: 92 Ford Ranger 8.8 3.55 LS in NC

Sale pending Saturday pickup.
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 09-20-2011, 05:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By Rodnocker
** sold ** 92 Ford Ranger 8.8 3.55 LS in NC ** sold**

Getting rid of some parts from a donor truck that I bought.
Selling a 1992 Ford Ranger 8.8 rear end. It has 3.55 LS gears. Setup includes springs, sway bar, brake lines and emergency brake cables....
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 08-16-2011, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,466
Posted By Rodnocker
Re: which gears best for mpg?

You may want to check on craigslist for some "cheap" tires in the size you are wanting to experiment with. This way you don't dump $500.00 into tires that are not going to give the results you are...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 08-06-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,023
Posted By Rodnocker
Regear dana 28 or go SAS?

I have come in to the possession of an 8.8 LS rear for my ranger but the gearing is 3.55. My current rear is a 7.5 open with 3.73 which matches my front dana 28.

I would like to put the 8.8 LS on...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 07-19-2011, 11:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,331
Posted By Rodnocker
Re: 2.9 to 4.0 swap questions

Well, it has been a while since I got to work on my Ranger but getting ready to get started back on it and could use some advice.

What I currently have...
1989 Ford Ranger XLT Extended Cab 4x4...
Forum: Exterior Tech 05-20-2011, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,668
Posted By Rodnocker
Re: 1989 bed exchange

So... can anyone tell me if anything other than 89-92 Ranger is a direct bolt up to mine for finders and bed?

Thanks
Forum: Exterior Tech 05-16-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,668
Posted By Rodnocker
1989 bed exchange

My truck bed is rusted out pretty bad and I need to get something to replace it. I've been to the local LKQ and am having a difficult time finding another truck of the same Gen (1989-92) that is in...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 01-30-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,828
Posted By Rodnocker
Re: 7.5 to 8.8 swap

Is anything other than a ranger a direct bolt up, and is any ranger year a direct bolt up?
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 01-28-2011, 06:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,828
Posted By Rodnocker
7.5 to 8.8 swap

I have an 89 xlt 4x4 with extended cab. My current diff is a 7.5 open with 3.73 gears. I am wanting to change out for an 8.8 L/S with the same gears. I am heading to the JY in a couple of weeks and...
Forum: Exterior Tech 01-28-2011, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,972
Posted By Rodnocker
What will fit my '89 Ranger?

I need body parts for my 89 xlt extended cab 4x4 short bed Ranger.

I need both fenders, front clip, driver's door hinges and the bed. From what I understand I can pull parts from 89-92 rangers....
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 01-16-2011, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,331
Posted By Rodnocker
Re: 2.9 to 4.0 swap questions

Will any year Bronco II bolt up? Also, is there any other ford and year I should be looking for?
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 01-16-2011, 05:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,331
Posted By Rodnocker
Re: 2.9 to 4.0 swap questions

As far as the rear axle, what will straight swap for mine and bolt up to my drive shaft? Other than an 89-92 ranger, I don't know what else I can look for.

I really wish there were a search...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 01-15-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,331
Posted By Rodnocker
Re: 2.9 to 4.0 swap questions

Thanks, that's what I needed to know.

Next question. Will the rear end bolt up direct to my drive shaft?

Also, I've always heard that with 4x4, the gears have to be the same. The front is 3.73...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 01-14-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,331
Posted By Rodnocker
Re: 2.9 to 4.0 swap questions

Ok, I went and looked at the "maybe donor" truck today and this is what I found out about it.

Date: 10/91
R14 Ranger 4x2 (2-door SuperCab)
X 4.0L EFI-OHV, six cylinder (Explorer, Ranger)
T...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 01-14-2011, 04:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,331
Posted By Rodnocker
Re: 2.9 to 4.0 swap questions

I have pulled transmissions and replaced clutches, replaced brake lines and done brake jobs, pulled gas tanks and replaced fuel pumps but I've never pulled a motor to do a swap though. I am pretty...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 01-13-2011, 04:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,331
Posted By Rodnocker
2.9 to 4.0 swap questions

Ok... I have an 89 Ranger (stats below) that I bought cheap for a project. While looking for body parts (bed and fenders) I have come across a 1990 or 91 (not sure) that fits the bill for the body...
Forum: Exterior Parts 11-19-2010, 06:06 AM
Replies: 0
Craigslist / eBay Find: Tow Strap 4"x25' rated 54,000lbs $65.00
Views: 540
Posted By Rodnocker
Tow Strap 4"x25' rated 54,000lbs $65.00

Not mine, just thought someone might be interested in this.

http://wilmington.craigslist.org/tls/2065505127.html
Forum: Trucks 11-17-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 20
Craigslist / eBay Find: Is this worth 4,ooo?
Views: 1,349
Posted By Rodnocker
Re: Is this worth 4,ooo?

I noticed the puddle under the transmission / transfer case also. One would also think that they would at least replace the broken tail light on the driver's side. I don't know about where you live,...
Forum: Exterior Tech 11-08-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,757
Posted By Rodnocker
Re: DIY Campershell (kinda)

For the top, you could always make something similar to a bimini top that they use on boats. It would give you added headroom when it is up, and can be folded down when you travel or have good...
Forum: General Tech 11-02-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,957
Posted By Rodnocker
Re: Brake Line Replacement, '92 Ranger

Sorry to resurrect... but I am having the same issue in the same place. I have a 1989 Ford Ranger extended cab and my brake line is leaking in the same place. Brake fluid was leaking from around the...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 10-30-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,931
Posted By Rodnocker
Re: Need help asap< clutch install!!!!!

This video helped me a lot with bleeding the system on my Ranger. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HgNTDGwcjZc

The main thing I found is until you get all the air out of the master cylinder and the...
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