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Forum: General Tech 10-26-2012, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Re: Burning smell, tranny noise, no A/C

So heres a little update. Drove the truck the other day and smelled the burning smell again, and the AC is still not working.

Well I let the truck sit overnight and then the next morning came out...
Forum: General Tech 10-22-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Re: Burning smell, tranny noise, no A/C

Well after driving the truck today, there is still no AC and there is no smell.... but I normally only smelled it after driving a while and only had in town short trips today.
Forum: General Tech 10-21-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 770
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Burning smell, tranny noise, no A/C

So my transmission has started to whine while in gear, all gears, stops when i push in the clutch. Figured the bearings are going out, its leaking fluid too. Topped it off last weekend. Anyways I...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 10-12-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,407
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
disable A/c WOT control - Vacuum leak

I want to disable the function that cuts the AC when in WOT. Please don't ask why, don't try to convince me not to.

What controls this function and how would I disable it without making the CEL...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 05-05-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Re: 2.3 DOHC Idles fine, missing on accel

MODS DELETE THIS THREAD PLEASE

new coil fixed the problem... Now I feel like a tard/waste of bandwidth
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 05-04-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 05-04-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 05-02-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Re: 2.3 DOHC Engine part out

Im assuming that everything is different between the lima and DOHC engines.

BUT if you find out yourself that it works, ill sell it to ya cheap.
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 04-28-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 660
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
2.3 DOHC Engine part out

I pulled the motor out of the truck suspecting a cracked head/block and will be parting out what viable on it. was out of a 01 ranger, stick

Just a few I can think of:
Intake manifold
Exhaust...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 04-28-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Engine Overheating after swap

01 ranger, 2.3 stick

I am having problems with my truck. It heats up just like normal, but about 20 miles into driving it gets real hot. If I turn the AC on it will take maybe 60 seconds to...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-20-2011, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,135
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Re: 2003 Ford Ranger

I actually just replaced that part myself WITHOUT pulling the motor. It is ford part number 8k556, cost about $112 from them. Call a junkyard. It CAN be done with the motor in but i had to take...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-18-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,532
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Re: Head Cracked, Now What? 2.3 Engine swap

looks like the 2.5 should bolt right in place of the 2.3 and apparently all/most of the wiring will be the same as well. Only thing im a little confused about is wether my 2.3 is a early or late...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-17-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,532
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Head Cracked, Now What? 2.3 Engine swap

So truck engine is shot, pretty sure the head is cracked. Wanna replace it. I have a few questions

First off Im assuming that going with a 2.3L would be the easiest and most straight forward way...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-09-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,439
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Re: what is this coolant piece called

so.....apparently its called a water outlet adapter, ford part # 8k556 $111 from the dealer....ouch
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-09-2011, 11:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,439
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Re: what is this coolant piece called

not heater control valve, just replaced that one so i know its not that.

according to a schematic that Rg1Baja sent me, it is some sort of coolant bypass but i still cant find the part online...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-09-2011, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,439
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Re: what is this coolant piece called

this isnt too great of a picture but i figure it might help some. I circled the part im looking for althought you can barely see it in this piucture, u can only see the very edge of it.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-09-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,439
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
what is this coolant piece called

2001 ranger 2.3

on the back of the cylinder head, passenger side, there is a silver piece that attaches to the back of the head and the other side accepts one side of the metal tube that goes...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-06-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,033
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-06-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,033
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
Re: 2.3 DOHC Blown Head Gasket - What else?

hmm noone has any ideas of anything else? I guess that mean i got everything covered or what?
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-04-2011, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,033
Posted By SilverCamperSlug
2.3 DOHC Blown Head Gasket - What else?

Hello

First post here!!! I've searched here plenty of times before and found answers for my 2001 ranger ext cab with 2.3 and manual trans so thanks :D

Well my head gasket is leaking, pretty...
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