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Forum: Trucks 01-26-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
For Sale: 2000 Ranger
Views: 1,057
Posted By RevPaul
Re: 2000 Ranger

Got a buyer. Thanks.

Paul
Forum: Trucks 01-23-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 4
For Sale: 2000 Ranger
Views: 1,057
Posted By RevPaul
Re: 2000 Ranger

I am in central Wisconsin, about 45 minutes west of Oshkosh.
Forum: Trucks 01-22-2018, 11:18 AM
Replies: 4
For Sale: 2000 Ranger
Views: 1,057
Posted By RevPaul
2000 Ranger

I have decided to offer my 2000 4X4 Off Road Ranger for sale.
It is a worthy project for someone. The head gasket is leaking antifreeze, yet it is able to run without missing. It could be a good...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-10-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 875
Posted By RevPaul
Lost head gasket at 294K

Sad news today. The 2000 Ranger is sick.

Now I have to decide if I should replace motor, or head gasket or sell it off to someone who will want to work on it.

At least I have my 2014 F-150...
Forum: Interior Tech 08-05-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 921
Posted By RevPaul
Re: Oil Guage jumped peg

I used a very small brad nail, painted black, as a stop, so when the needle goes wacky again, it will swing and strike that little post and not be able to go all the way around. A drop of glue holds...
Forum: Interior Tech 08-05-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,458
Posted By RevPaul
Re: Parking Brake Release Handle Broken

Have you tried finding the parts at a local salvage yard?
Forum: Wheels and Tires 06-01-2016, 05:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By RevPaul
Re: Drum Brake replacement Problem

I forgot to mention that we did back that off, so we assumed we had nothing left we could adjust.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-31-2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 442
Posted By RevPaul
Drum Brake replacement Problem

We had the hardest time with what should have been a straight-forward brake shoe replacement. The first set of replacement shoes had the right part number, but were different enough from the old...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-05-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,982
Views: 194,222
Posted By RevPaul
Re: How many miles do you have on your Ranger?

271,000 on my 2000 4x4 Off Road Step Side

A man and his truck, it is a beautiful thing!
Forum: Interior Parts 07-17-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 13
Want to Buy: arm rest for '99 B2500
Views: 1,199
Posted By RevPaul
Re: arm rest for '99 B2500

I just want to cover the cost of mailing it. With bracket it is heavier. Figured someone could use this part. It is clean and without a tear.

The original cover loaded up with grime over time and...
Forum: Interior Parts 07-17-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Want to Buy: arm rest for '99 B2500
Views: 1,199
Posted By RevPaul
Re: arm rest for '99 B2500

I changed my broken-down driver seat for a bucket, so I have the center arm rest with bracket. Thought I'd ask $20 just to be sure it would cover the cost of mailing it.
Gray, from my 2000 ranger. ...
Forum: Interior Tech 07-06-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By RevPaul
Re: Shifter ideas and grips

I posted a pic some time ago. Tried to link it to my post from the other day.
http://www.fordrangerforum.com/members/revpaul/albums/revpaul-s-pics/67881-imgp4230/
Forum: Interior Tech 07-03-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,017
Posted By RevPaul
Re: Oil pressure gauge in cluster issue

When my needle jumped like that, I took it apart and put the needle back to its normal place, but it jumped it again within a few weeks. So I added a small brad (wire) nail as a stop on the high...
Forum: Interior Tech 07-03-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By RevPaul
Re: Shifter ideas and grips

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/members/revpaul/albums/revpaul-s-pics/67881-imgp4230/I like a T-Handle, so I cut a piece of Elk Antler that fit my hand comfortably. After pulling off the stock knob, I...
Forum: Interior Tech 11-09-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 529
Posted By RevPaul
Re: radio bezel

I got one from the Pull-it yard for a few bucks (less than $4). Before you pay a lot for one and have to pay postage as well, get to a JY and look for one.
Forum: Off Topic 11-02-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,801
Posted By RevPaul
Re: What do you carry as your CCW?

I miss the S&W m19 i used to carry under my left arm. I like the .357 magnum a lot. These days, for a small carry I like the Ruger LC9. The Smith & Wesson was not too heavy to carry all day in a...
Forum: Interior Tech 10-11-2014, 05:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By RevPaul
Re: Two passenger seats

Last time I was at my area pull-it yard, I considered the two middle bucket seats from a Ford minivan. They were clean, probably little used. I wondered if they'd fit the tracks and work in place...
Forum: Interior Tech 10-09-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By RevPaul
Re: Two passenger seats

Your seatbelt and adjust lever are on opposite sides. I think the seatbelt might be made to attach to the right side, but your adjust lever will be on the inside, making any kind of console...
Forum: Exterior Tech 09-28-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By RevPaul
Forum: Exterior Tech 09-27-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By RevPaul
Tightening fit of rear ex. cab door?

I have been noticing a bit more noise from the driver side rear door on my extended cab ranger and I was wondering if anyone knows how to make the door lock up tighter when closing. I found that...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-23-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 755
Posted By RevPaul
Re: Reinstall new headliner

Like the look of the headliner with camo. I'd probably choose a snow camo look.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-23-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2,982
Views: 194,222
Posted By RevPaul
Re: How many miles do you have on your Ranger?

Hit 261 thousand. Still going strong with original engine & exhaust.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-23-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 15,017
Views: 453,769
Posted By RevPaul
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread III

Love the Pull-it Yard!

Got an antenna, (my reason for going yesterday) but found a tailgate off of a '99 stepside in the same color as my truck. It has less rust/scratches than my original. My...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-09-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,379
Posted By RevPaul
Re: 300,000 miles club

Just passed 260 thousand yesterday. Original engine (3.0) but swapped a tranny last winter, about 4000 miles ago.

I still get great mileage, averaging 23 highway, and I think it could make it to...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-04-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 809
Posted By RevPaul
Re: 06 dash disassembly

I suggest you do all mods to the cluster once you have it out of the truck. Thinking of other stuff to do to it later will only mean you have to go through the process over again.

On mine, I had...
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