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Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-11-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By xak98x
Re: might be a dumb question but.....

ya thats what ive been doing and something feels like i shift either to early or too late
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 02-11-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By xak98x
might be a dumb question but.....

I got a 2000 ford ranger i have owned for about 3 years now, and this is my first 5spd truck. In my previous vehicle i always followed the rpm gauge when to shift, BUT suprisingly(WIERD) the 2000...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 01-02-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,279
Posted By xak98x
Re: how much transmission fluid goes into.....

hmm, ok then maybe imma swap it out for merc only... thanks
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 01-02-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,279
Posted By xak98x
Re: how much transmission fluid goes into.....

just want to make sure if this is the right fluid before i go ahead and fill it. Heres a link to what i bought...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 12-30-2011, 11:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,279
Posted By xak98x
Re: how much transmission fluid goes into.....

Ok I had to drain my tranny when I was dropping it so does that mean 10 qts?
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 12-30-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 13,279
Posted By xak98x
how much transmission fluid goes into.....

A 2000 ranger xlt 3.0 v6 5spd?
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 12-28-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By xak98x
Re: putting trannsmission back on missing a bolt, need help!!!!

the bolt says 9.8, so grade 8 would be ok?
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 12-28-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 624
Posted By xak98x
putting trannsmission back on missing a bolt, need help!!!!

I dropped my transmission and to replace clutch now im putting it back on and im missing one of the bellhousing bolts, or at least i think thats what its called. I went to ford dealer and they told...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 11-28-2011, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,763
Posted By xak98x
Re: replacing clutch, what else should i replace?

i got my clutch kit through partsgeek.com, as far as flywheel im not sure about resurfacing so i guess ill look around for a new one, and how long do usually slave cylinder last?
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 11-28-2011, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,763
Posted By xak98x
replacing clutch, what else should i replace?

Hey guys nd gals, got a 2000 XLT and my truck was making some wierd blender noise so i decided to park her and drop the transmission. Tranny is dropped and out and decided to replace my clutch just...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 11-21-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 463
Posted By xak98x
clutch decision help

hey all, i got a 2000 ford ranger xlt 3.0L and i got a bit of a headache trying to find a good clutch for it.

Ive come down to a Luk clutch kit that runs about $126 dollars and a F1 Stage 1...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 07-15-2011, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,009
Posted By xak98x
Re: just started knocking....

very sorry to hear, funny thing is my other car is having problems too that started yesterday. ill look into it more thanks for all your help again
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 07-15-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,009
Posted By xak98x
Re: just started knocking....

not more then usual, heres a video of exactly whats happening to it that i found on youtube http://youtu.be/oTRb4STEUyY
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 07-15-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,009
Posted By xak98x
Re: just started knocking....

Possible i suppose considering i bought the truck at 100 from dealer with no prior vehicle history of repairs or maintenance and drove it for about 20k miles without any issues, the noise only does...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 07-15-2011, 10:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,009
Posted By xak98x
Re: just started knocking....

i went underneath the car today and checked what the sound was, following the sound it looks like its coming from the transmission where it meets the engine. any ideas on what that could be?
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 07-14-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,009
Posted By xak98x
Re: just started knocking....

thanks alot for all your help, imma look into the master cylinder otherwise ill have a mechanic swing by the house and check it, dont want to make it worse by driving it.
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 07-14-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,009
Posted By xak98x
Re: just started knocking....

no it feels the same, i tried not to accelerate to much but i switched gears just fine.
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 07-14-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,009
Posted By xak98x
Re: just started knocking....

the noise sounds like its coming from the bottom and if i have the clutch in its not there, otherwise if i let go off clutch it sounds like when you put a baseball card on your bikes wheel and it...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 07-14-2011, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,009
Posted By xak98x
just started knocking....

Getting off work i hop into my truck and started driving home, give or take about 2 miles down the road im about to turn right and i hear kind of a bang or something hit something underneath my...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 05-28-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By xak98x
Re: Noise coming from the back

hmm thanks for the suggestion imma check right now thanks
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 05-28-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By xak98x
Noise coming from the back

I have a 2000 Ford Ranger 2wd XLT 3.0 the car runs beautifully till you hit the highway and go between 65 to 75 you hear a unusually hitting noise somewhere in the back. The noise is not really loud...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-28-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By xak98x
Re: Need suggestions on purchasing some new tires....first post

how bout the firestone destination a/t? any good
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-28-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By xak98x
Re: Need suggestions on purchasing some new tires....first post

i have Bridgestone Dueler A/T p215/75/r15. I had them for about two years and it seems the arizona heat ate the thread. Im not to sure what i want my neighbor has the pathfinder 275/75/r15 and they...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-28-2011, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 741
Posted By xak98x
Need suggestions on purchasing some new tires....first post

Hey all i picked up a 2000 Ranger XLT 2wd with 5spd tranny and im loving it coming from a pathfinder and a silverado.... only thing i dislike is the girly tires i got on it... Its full stock...
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