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Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 04-11-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Titanium 8
Re: Finally took some pics

Tell me about it. The previous owners didn't take very good care of the wheels. The center caps are all rusty, the clear coat is flaking off, and the metal is corroding underneith. So know I have...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 04-11-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By Titanium 8
Finally took some pics

It's been a couple month's since I bought my Ranger, and I finally got a chance to take some pictures. Too bad it was an overcast day. Here she is: '97, 5 speed, 4-banger.
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Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-21-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 15,998
Views: 797,548
Posted By Titanium 8
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Replaced a leaky heater core diverter valve thingy, forgot to burp the coolant system, and whatched my temp guage bounce all over the place. D'oh! All better now though.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-18-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,981
Posted By Titanium 8
Re: Best small pickup?

I don't know about today's pickups, but the late 80's/early 90's Toyotas were pretty indestructable, until they rusted apart. I think Japanese quality has slipped marginally recently, but I'd...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-17-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,178
Posted By Titanium 8
Re: Engine will not heat

If your water pump is shot, you'll typically have overheating issues because the water is not circulating through the system properly. Try this: Next time you've run your truck a good 10-15...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-12-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15,998
Views: 797,548
Posted By Titanium 8
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Got the windows tinted and put a lighted explorer sunvisor on the passenger side. Started looking into building a small sub enclosure to fit into the rear seat cubby-hole. Also, discovered that all...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-10-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,803
Posted By Titanium 8
Re: new take on Ranger Headlights

Is that real or photoshopped? Looks a bit "unreal" to me.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-10-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,219
Posted By Titanium 8
Re: clicking noise???

I vote for this.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-10-2011, 06:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,379
Posted By Titanium 8
Re: Mpg?

I'm only getting 21-22 in mixed driving. I've got a 5 speed with slightly oversized tires (currently 235/75-15, door sticker states that OEM tires were 215/70-14) I drive about 10 miles on the...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-09-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,398
Posted By Titanium 8
Re: Changing Spark Plugs/wires

I just did this two weekends ago and I also have a '97 with a 2.3. If you haven't installed the wires yet, I would return them and go to Advance Auto and pick up a set of Autolites, they already...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-09-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15,998
Views: 797,548
Posted By Titanium 8
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Most excellent! Thanks. I'll do this once the weather warms up. I didn't realize how easy it was to take the window out.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-09-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 15,998
Views: 797,548
Posted By Titanium 8
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Drove through a rainstorm and discoverd my rear window is leaking and water is being wicked up my headliner :mad:

Due to location (far right on window), I tend to believe it's the window seal and...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-05-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15,998
Views: 797,548
Posted By Titanium 8
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

I installed a pair of '99 Mustang seats, which by the way require the drilling of two entirely new holes to match up the front bolts. Now to find a center console...
Forum: Exterior Tech 03-02-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By Titanium 8
Would this look stupid?

I've got a black 97 stepside and I want to tint my windows. Here's the issue: my summer car is tinted 5% and 20% back and sides, respectively, and at night, I can't see squat when I'm backing up. ...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-01-2011, 09:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 392
Posted By Titanium 8
Another Michigan boy

Hey, checking in from Wayne, MI.

I just picked up my first ranger two weekends ago. Black, 97 extended cab, step side, 2WD, 4 banger, manual. So far I've been focusing on mechanicals (plugs,...
Forum: Interior Tech 02-28-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By Titanium 8
Specific Mustang Seat Question...

I've searched and not found an answer to my question. So...

Will the seats from a 2000 mustang bolt up to Ranger tracks (97, ext cab), and will there be an issue if the driver's seat is powered? ...
Forum: Electrical Tech 02-24-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 646
Posted By Titanium 8
2 of 3 brake lights dead

Today I found out that both stop lights on the bed have quit working, but my center cab stop light still works. I changed bulbs but they still don't work (the taillights work just fine though). I'm...
Forum: Lifted Suspension 02-22-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,578
Posted By Titanium 8
Re: Even lift, or higher in the front?

Really? That's a real thing? I thought those were just worn springs/shocks. Definitely has not caught on here in Michigan. If anything, I would think the opposite would look better, slightly...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-17-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,335
Posted By Titanium 8
Re: Why do you cover your plates?

The only time I've blocked out a plate is when I was trying to sell a Civic on Craigslist here around Detroit. Civics are candy to thieves around here. No use advertising the location of an...
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