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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 04-28-2012, 12:31 PM
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Posted By Booze1983
1992 2.3 needs dynamite

at work we have a 1992 ranger with 2.3 auto with 98k miles. it idles fine but won't throttle up unless throttle is applied slowly. It backfires through the intake when you throttle it quickly. It...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 04-24-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 568
Posted By Booze1983
1992 2.3 needs dynamite

at work we have a 1992 ranger with 2.3 auto with 98k miles. it idles fine but won't throttle up unless throttle is applied slowly. It backfires through the intake when you throttle it quickly. It...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-23-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2,969
Views: 188,280
Posted By Booze1983
Re: How many miles do you have on your Ranger?

grandfather bought it brand new and had a stroke so he lost alot of eye sight. then it sat for years and gave it to me, i got it running about 5 years ago.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-23-2012, 01:20 PM
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Views: 188,280
Posted By Booze1983
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-23-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,676
Posted By Booze1983
Re: loyal ford fans

my ranger, my 84 club wagon that is out of commission, dads 95 f150, moms 2003 expedition fx4, and my dads 67 cougar. but my daily driver is a 93 pontiac bonneville sse, i know its gm but its been a...
Forum: General Tech 04-19-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,681
Posted By Booze1983
Re: advice?

i doubt you would feel the power difference with the pump not on a load. IMOP i wouldnt do it, just because it wouldnt be worth it at all when you have to pull through a parking lot and have to turn...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-19-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,158
Posted By Booze1983
Re: $2,000 What Would You Do

get a weber 38 2 barrel and a cam and then finish getting my head done so i can drive my truck again.

Or just buy a hooker i havent done that yet:cool:
Forum: Off Topic 04-19-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,321
Posted By Booze1983
Re: What was your first car?

i dont have any pics of it but my first vehicle was a 1984 ford club wagon. It had a two foot extension and was a twelve seater but all of the seats were takin out except the front two. I had a 351...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-17-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 9,781
Posted By Booze1983
Re: Most Reliable Engine on the 90s Ranger

lol i dont think anybody should complain about power. I have an 83 with the 2.3 and i think the hp factory was 86 hp and 126 trq. :mad:
slow as hell. but i keep up with traffic thats all that...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-12-2012, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3,824
Views: 189,948
Posted By Booze1983
Re: The "what do you hate about your Ranger today" thread

Well its sitting at work with the head takin off and i dont have the money to put it together yet. Kinda makes me mad lol.
Forum: General Tech 04-12-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By Booze1983
Truck is down again

So I snapped a rocker arm in half and blew a head gasket on my 83. I was on the interstate and i guess my heater hose was leaking and i didn't know it so the truck got hot and once i saw it was...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 04-12-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,707
Posted By Booze1983
Re: Gas milage?

i figured you might get more than that, i have a 83 2.3 carb and i get 18 to 20 with it.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-18-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,304
Posted By Booze1983
Re: I got the LEMON

well if it was the float it would read empty becuase the float would sink,but since you have low mileage i dont think it would be your float arm sticking either. It sounds like the reference voltage...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-18-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,177
Posted By Booze1983
Re: truck fire

Well it's an 83 so the computer it had didn't do much. It had little adjustments with the air/fuel mixture that it got from the o2 sensor and i believe it ran the electric choke because now my choke...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-18-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,177
Posted By Booze1983
truck fire

The last time i was on the forum was right after my ranger caught on fire and i havent been on sense then (a little over a year) but the truck has been sitting in my front yard getting mold on the...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 10-03-2010, 09:28 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,062
Posted By Booze1983
Re: Pics of the HID's

http://i50.tinypic.com/2akaha8.jpg
http://i49.tinypic.com/s2fdht.jpg
http://i50.tinypic.com/14jckf4.jpg
http://i46.tinypic.com/2em3e4o.jpg

all the above are 8k but this is when i had 12k which...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 10-03-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,381
Posted By Booze1983
Re: New Pics( LED Bar and Roll pan)

looks pretty good. I was also thinking of getting the light bar but i dont think it would flow on my truck being that its an 83. but if i get bored in autozone one day i'll get it lol.
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 09-30-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,099
Posted By Booze1983
Re: New guy in Guam 04 lowered Ranger PICTURES

matt get that bumper on the front either repainted black or die it. lol. otherwise. lookin good.
Forum: Project Logs 09-30-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 434
Views: 20,578
Posted By Booze1983
Re: Update on my new ride

ive been reading up on this thread, congrats and sweet truck. Excited to see the new wheels :D
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 09-21-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By Booze1983
Re: Girl Friend Got a 84

yeah she found it on craigslist. they were asking for 1200 but they got it down to 900 with the shell. but she didn't want the shell because her and her parents are trying to move and they didn't...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 09-20-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By Booze1983
Re: Girl Friend Got a 84

well damn lol. besides the seats not being leather, and those stupid ass mirrors. its a pretty nice truck.


he said it rides really nice and smooth, and there isn't one little scratch or ding in...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 09-20-2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By Booze1983
Re: Girl Friend Got a 84

yeah that light is factory. iv'e seen them in rangers at the junkyard but never thought about pulling one. i was just suprised the thing worked. and the truck still has the other dome light near the...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 09-19-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,508
Posted By Booze1983
Girl Friend Got a 84

Its an 84 xlt. Automatic with overdrive. 153,000 original miles. Rebiult tranny. 2.8 v6.

She picked this up for 900 bucks. runs great no problems. decently clean... lol. the only thing iv'e done...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 06-22-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,969
Posted By Booze1983
Re: Sti mod

other than that DC sticker where STI should be lol that car looks sick. love the new wheels, they look so good with that car. nice ride.
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 06-19-2010, 10:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,765
Posted By Booze1983
Re: truck caught fire.

Well I plan on pulling the motor and doing a complete rebuild. It's not going to run for a while anyways so thats what im lookin at.
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