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Forum: Drivetrain Tech 03-15-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,136
Posted By kaptnick
Re: Shaking in front end at 70-75 mph

Thanks,
doesn't look like I've lost any weights and I'll rotate the tires to see if that helps
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 03-15-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,136
Posted By kaptnick
Shaking in front end at 70-75 mph

When I'm driving about 70-75 mph I get a pretty bad shake in the front end.
New shocks, New Ball joints, New wheel bearings all replaced within the past year.
My old stock wheels were bent so I...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 09-08-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,550
Posted By kaptnick
Re: Can you put a chip in a ranger?

Ya I'm really leaning more towards a tuner.

And I know those links are for different trucks but the guys at this place claim they would work.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 09-08-2011, 08:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,550
Posted By kaptnick
Can you put a chip in a ranger?

I remember hearing a while back from someone that for some reason you cannot put a chip in the 4.0 rangers and that only a flash tuner would work.

I specifically want one of these........
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 09-04-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By kaptnick
Re: 4x4 is not responding at all!!!

ok thanks thats probably what I'll end up doing
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 09-04-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By kaptnick
Re: 4x4 is not responding at all!!!

gotcha, would I have to go to the dealership to get this checked out?
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 09-04-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By kaptnick
Re: 4x4 is not responding at all!!!

control unit? is this something with the computer?
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 09-04-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By kaptnick
Re: 4x4 is not responding at all!!!

the lights dont flash at all when I start the truck
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 09-04-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 893
Posted By kaptnick
4x4 is not responding at all!!!

OK so when i turn the 4wd switch nothing happens... no clicks, no lights on the dash, nothing.

I have replaced the 4wd switch and the motor on the transfer case and I still have the same problem....
Forum: Electrical Tech 09-04-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,623
Posted By kaptnick
Re: How do I take out the 4wd switch?

cool thanks!
I was trying to pull it off last night thinking there were just clips but I stopped before I broke something lol.
Forum: Electrical Tech 09-04-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,623
Posted By kaptnick
How do I take out the 4wd switch?

*I'm not entirely sure if this goes here or interior tech so feel free to move it.

Ok, so to avoid a long story I will just start out by saying that I am going to be replacing my 4wd switch on the...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 08-11-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,831
Posted By kaptnick
Re: faint metal grinding sound coming from engine????

I heard somewhere that the 4.0s have a rear timing chain is this true? if so I'm guessing the engine needs to be pulled to change it ?
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 08-11-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,831
Posted By kaptnick
faint metal grinding sound coming from engine????

When the truck is in neutral (it might happen when I'm driving too who knows?) and I rev the engine to about 2500 RPM I hear a very faint sound coming from the engine bay. It almost sounds like a...
Forum: Fabrication and Tool Tech 06-13-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,804
Posted By kaptnick
Re: What do you think of this bumper

I think I saw some like jamscals on pirate4x4 for explorers and gen 1 rangers. didnt know he did one for newer ones.
Forum: Fabrication and Tool Tech 06-11-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,804
Posted By kaptnick
Re: What do you think of this bumper

I havent seen a multicarrier for the ranger but I looked at the ones for the f250 and imagine it would be similar
Forum: Fabrication and Tool Tech 06-10-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,804
Posted By kaptnick
Re: What do you think of this bumper

ya i like the first one a little better mine was 750 ish shipping is gonna be $$$$ though.

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not much of a fan of iron bull ones either they seem even bigger than the TAG ones
Forum: Fabrication and Tool Tech 06-10-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,804
Posted By kaptnick
What do you think of this bumper

I have been thinking about buying one for quite some time and was almost ready to get the c4x4 winch bumper when I saw these guys....
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Forum: Suspension Tech 04-17-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,458
Posted By kaptnick
Re: Air Shock Conversion vs. Coilover

ok thanks looks like coilovers will be the way to go
Forum: Suspension Tech 04-14-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,458
Posted By kaptnick
Air Shock Conversion vs. Coilover

I was reading up on coilover conversions and such when I came across air shocks.
My main question is instead of using coilovers could you get away with using the airshocks. It looks like the only...
Forum: Exterior Tech 02-06-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By kaptnick
Re: Fabricating a new bumper....

Check the fabrication thread there are a lot of pictures of peoples bumpers in there.

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/fabrication-tool-tech/
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 01-13-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,627
Posted By kaptnick
Forum: Exhaust and Mufflers 01-13-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 6,627
Posted By kaptnick
Removing a cat. Any harm in doing it?

So I'm pretty sure there are four cats on my truck and one of them looks like its after the O2 sensor. is there any harm in removing this (and obviously replacing it with pipe) ? Would the truck...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-19-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,932
Posted By kaptnick
Re: How can I make my truck better off road without a lift?

oh cool just saw some pictures and it doesnt look that hard thanks
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-19-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,932
Posted By kaptnick
Re: How can I make my truck better off road without a lift?

is the sway bar something relatively simple to do? I searched the forums and couldn't find much but I didnt really look that hard lol lll
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-19-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,932
Posted By kaptnick
How can I make my truck better off road without a lift?

Hey there!

after seeing the prices for suspension lifts (grr) I am looking for some cheaper ways to make my '02 better off road. I also don't really see the point in a body lift unless I want...
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