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Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-23-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By ranger690
Re: no breaks

so we got the line off it corroded-broke at the bend-fitting near the rearend. the auto parts store didnt have an exact fit line and the line they gave us had the wrong flare on the other end..

so...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-23-2012, 04:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By ranger690
Re: no breaks

thanks guys sounds like it shouldnt be to bad..i have some buddies from work coming help from work today
Forum: Wheels and Tires 09-22-2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 561
Posted By ranger690
no breaks

hello,

I just got back from a 4 month deployment and went to drive home in the ranger today.(luckily not to far away) and i believe i have a broken/corroded break line. Fluid is dripping out on...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-17-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By ranger690
to keep or not to keep

Im trying to decide weather i should keep my current ranger or upgrade to a newer one or something else. My truck has about 150k on it now and is in need of some repair like tires,abs sensors, and...
Forum: Audio / Video 12-27-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By ranger690
Re: new to car audio couple ? reguarding instalation in my ranger

The amp is a eclipse 3640 and the subs are dual brand 400 Watts a piece..they aren't great births price was right
Forum: Audio / Video 12-26-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By ranger690
Re: new to car audio couple ? reguarding instalation in my ranger

thanks for the reply.. the 1 thing holding me up is can i hook it up to the stock head unit-radio on my truck, because if i have to buy a new one i may wait a while, anyone know if theres an adaptor...
Forum: Audio / Video 12-26-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 722
Posted By ranger690
new to car audio couple ? reguarding instalation in my ranger

Im new to this car audio thing, never had any subs-amp before. A buddie just gave me 2 10in dual subs in a box and an amp..ive gotta do a little research on them but i was just wondering what do i...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-12-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,063
Posted By ranger690
Re: My ranger saved my life today

I feel your pain, my first ranger was also brought to an abrupt end by unexpected black ice. The reason i bought another is because im still alive since the 1st one.
Forum: General Tech 11-12-2011, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By ranger690
Re: brakes surge while turning

shoulda done some more looking, seems as if im not the only one.. im guessing its the abs sensor, and ive learned to drive with it like this for the time being, but eventually will have to replace...
Forum: General Tech 11-12-2011, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 899
Posted By ranger690
driver side window clicks wen fully up

I noticed that when i would roll up my window i would sort of slam up into the top when fully closed. The last time i rolled it up it slammed hard and then the switch would start making it seem like...
Forum: General Tech 11-11-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By ranger690
brakes surge while turning

recently i have noticed that when i turn at slow speeds under 25mph that my break pedal will go al the way down and the brakes surge and feel like they wont stop. I havent not been able to completely...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 10-23-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,338
Posted By ranger690
Re: bridgestone blizzaks, anyone have experience ????

These came on my truck wen i bought it, i literally drove it home in a snowstorm for 2hours..i tried to slip them and had to try hard to get them to do so...really soft rubber, so not good treadlife...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 10-14-2011, 03:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,134
Posted By ranger690
88 ranger stutters and dies randomly

I have a guy at work here that has a 88' 4cyl ranger..hes been having problems with it that wen it warms up he will pull up to a stop sign and it will start to stutter and die..im not real familiar...
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 10-03-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,017
Posted By ranger690
Re: replacing muffler with different exhaust?

^^^ that sounds pretty sweet
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 10-03-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,017
Posted By ranger690
replacing muffler with different exhaust?

Im just curious if taking off my old muffler (leaving all the cats and emissions stuff there) and replacing the muffler with say a magnaflow or glasspack would change the sound... Im not looking for...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-16-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,609
Posted By ranger690
Valve cover gasket replacement

So i have been smelling a burning smell coming from under the hood recently and went to check it out the other day...from what i can see is my valve cover is leaking on the side in front of the...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-13-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,103
Posted By ranger690
Re: Need Help, parking break-rear drum break locked up

the parking brake cable going to the right rear tire is siezed up...o sprayed it wait some wd40 and wiggled it so that it dosent catch...that and a mix of hitting with a BFH seemed to fix my problem...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-12-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,103
Posted By ranger690
Re: Need Help, parking break-rear drum break locked up

i have a guy from work bringing me floor jack tommorow so hopefully i can get this problem fixed

i will post my results
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-12-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,103
Posted By ranger690
Re: Need Help, parking break-rear drum break locked up

how hard is it to take the rear drums apart??

thanks
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-12-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,103
Posted By ranger690
Need Help, parking break-rear drum break locked up

im in need some advice ,
I went to use the parking break while launching my boat tonight and when i went to pull foreward i could and still can feel that it is dragging or still engaged

what can...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-08-2011, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,564
Posted By ranger690
Re: Burnin smell , dont know where from??

thanks for all the replys,

i will keep an eye on it for the time being, and if it gets worse ill make it priority, i really dont have the resources or place to work on it right now..but i know a...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-08-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,564
Posted By ranger690
Re: Burnin smell , dont know where from??

i looked under and all around the engine tonight..i noticed a small amount of oil leakin by the valve cover gasket, and on to the exhaust manifold...wondering if this is it??

it isnt much but im...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-07-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,564
Posted By ranger690
Re: Burnin smell , dont know where from??

the truck is an auto trans, also the trans fluid looks good
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-07-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,564
Posted By ranger690
Burnin smell , dont know where from??

I have been noticing lately after i get out of my truck, that there is a bad burning smell, and im not quite sure where its coming from..

any ideas of where to look?? is this normal?

the truck...
Forum: Exterior Tech 05-25-2011, 01:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,786
Posted By ranger690
Re: so i bedlined my rocker panals

looks good man jus let her dry good then go get her dirty..lol...im gunna go try to find some mud this weekend , then see how it cleans up
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