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Forum: Drivetrain Tech 03-10-2015, 08:47 PM
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Posted By riverguy
Transmission noise help!

I asked this question a week or so ago and got no replies (lots of views) so thought maybe I didn't make myself clear? My '04 Ranger XLT, 4.0/automatic has recently started making some gear noise in...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 03-03-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By riverguy
Gear noise in automatic transmission?

My trusty '04 Ranger XLT, 4.0/automatic has recently started giving off transmission noise. It sounds like a light gear whine, almost like a 5-speed would sound like in first gear. It happens only...
Forum: How-To Submissions 10-24-2013, 09:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,324
Posted By riverguy
Tips on installing white face gauges

I just finished installing white face gauge overlays in my 2004 Ranger and I have a few tips to add to the already terrific, detailed instructions on this forum on removing and re-installing the...
Forum: Audio / Video 10-19-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,180
Posted By riverguy
Re: Which stock radios fit in a 2004 Ranger?

C'mon, duct tape? That would look pretty bad. But I think I have a big muffler clamp that would work. I could even paint it with some of that cool chrome paint! Thanks for all the great ideas.
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Forum: Audio / Video 10-19-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,180
Posted By riverguy
Re: Which stock radios fit in a 2004 Ranger?

Yeah, but where do I get an adapter plate so it will fit my dash? :stupido2:
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 10-18-2013, 10:46 AM
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Views: 384
Posted By riverguy
2004 auto trans: flush or drain & refill?

Seems the current thinking is to never do a transmission "flush," but rather just drain it, replace/clean the filter, if there is one, and refill. Any transmission guys out there got the straight...
Forum: Interior Parts 10-18-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By riverguy
Re: OEM Stereo - AM/FM CD and AUX

There are several on eBay from somebody who it seems is cleaning them up and adding the aux plug. He gets about $150 for them, though . . .
Forum: Audio / Video 10-17-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,180
Posted By riverguy
Re: Which stock radios fit in a 2004 Ranger?

That's the radio I want to replace. It works great, but I can't read the display cuz it's not well illuminated, day or night. So how do you hook up an aux input? That's got me all excited. I'd...
Forum: Audio / Video 10-17-2013, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,180
Posted By riverguy
Re: Which stock radios fit in a 2004 Ranger?

Hey thanks for the offer, but that's the exact radio I'm trying to replace mostly because the display is so hard to read.
Forum: Audio / Video 10-16-2013, 06:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,180
Posted By riverguy
Re: Which stock radios fit in a 2004 Ranger?

Thanks! Very detailed and looks like the kind of info I can take to the bank.:beer:
Forum: Audio / Video 10-16-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,180
Posted By riverguy
Re: Which stock radios fit in a 2004 Ranger?

Thanks! I have quite a selection at my nearest "Pick-n-Pull" yard.
Forum: Audio / Video 10-16-2013, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,180
Posted By riverguy
Which stock radios fit in a 2004 Ranger?

I want to upgrade the stock cheapo radio in my '04 Ranger with a higher-end one but would like to not have to fool around with wiring adapters. Anybody know which years or models are a direct swap? ...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 10-12-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By riverguy
Greetings from Sonoma County, California!

I was looking for some tips on changing the instrument faces on my 2004 XLT since they are all but invisible in daytime driving and hard to see with the dash lights on at night. So I found this...
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