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Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 03-02-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 828
Posted By Pats8092
They way I see it, these 4.0 engines are...

They way I see it, these 4.0 engines are relatively cheap to replace. A lot of the newer motors like fords ecoboost are not. Long term costs for a ranger is still dirt cheap.
Forum: Interior Tech 02-27-2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 24,925
Posted By Pats8092
This issue is constantly changing. US government...

This issue is constantly changing. US government is pushing for a full recall of all takata airbags which should be ~120 million. That was the latest I've heard about this crap show.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-21-2016, 04:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,783
Posted By Pats8092
And my wife's brand new Toyota RAV4 has issues...

And my wife's brand new Toyota RAV4 has issues going into reverse when it's cold out. You really don't know what you're getting when you buy a vehicle. If I were you either learn how to fix your...
Forum: Off Topic 02-11-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 158,529
Posted By Pats8092
Mossberg 500 Persuader (12ga) with heat shield...

Mossberg 500 Persuader (12ga) with heat shield and ghost ring sights...$450. Good price?
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-11-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,660
Posted By Pats8092
Once in awhile my truck will have a rough idle on...

Once in awhile my truck will have a rough idle on start up too. I have an ultra gauge and it doesn't give me any alarms or codes when it does happen. There's really no pattern or reason as to why so...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-31-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 22,194
Posted By Pats8092
Drove the ranger in a huge blizzard with oem...

Drove the ranger in a huge blizzard with oem wrangler rt/s tires. The governor declared a state of emergency and banned vehicles on the road too. I was legally able to drive on the roads but looking...
Forum: Interior Tech 01-25-2016, 07:32 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 24,925
Posted By Pats8092
Just need one of these when we drive the ranger.

Just need one of these when we drive the ranger.
Forum: Off Topic 01-24-2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14,990
Views: 308,952
Posted By Pats8092
Patriots should have went for field goals in the...

Patriots should have went for field goals in the 4th quarter. I think this year Bill Belichick and staff got a little too cute with the play calling.
Forum: Interior Tech 01-22-2016, 07:38 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 24,925
Posted By Pats8092
http://www.motortrend.com/news/death-of-ford-range...

http://www.motortrend.com/news/death-of-ford-ranger-driver-prompts-new-takata-airbag-recall/

Just a reminder to everyone out there if your truck has been recalled, get it fixed. This poor guy...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-26-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,306
Posted By Pats8092
I unfortunately don't have that style ashtray. I...

I unfortunately don't have that style ashtray. I have the one that goes in the cup holder.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-26-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,306
Posted By Pats8092
Got an ultra gauge so pretty pumped. Now time to...

Got an ultra gauge so pretty pumped. Now time to figure out where to mount it. Would like it somewhere near the aux jack.
Forum: Trucks 12-22-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,875
Posted By Pats8092
Not bad for a 10+ year old truck. I find the 16...

Not bad for a 10+ year old truck. I find the 16 city/ 20 highway mpg interesting seeing how it dropped to 14/18 in the later years.
Forum: General Tech 12-17-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,177
Posted By Pats8092
No warranty with the purchase of the vehicle?...

No warranty with the purchase of the vehicle? It's only been a couple of days.
Forum: Off Topic 12-13-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6,618
Views: 244,623
Posted By Pats8092
Most of the scratches are on the 2nd to last...

Most of the scratches are on the 2nd to last panel that I washed. I should just buy the waterless soap.
Forum: Off Topic 12-13-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 6,618
Views: 244,623
Posted By Pats8092
I washed the truck yesterday in one of those...

I washed the truck yesterday in one of those manual car wash bays. Today I noticed a TON of new scratches on the truck. There must of been something on the brush that I didn't notice. I can't wait to...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-02-2015, 07:35 AM
Replies: 560
Views: 26,454
Posted By Pats8092
Ford had some reliability issues getting the 350...

Ford had some reliability issues getting the 350 hp out of the focus RS as stated in their own mini documentary series. A ranger RS price wise would push even further into F150 territory. No thanks.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-09-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 560
Views: 26,454
Posted By Pats8092
This is good news. Adds competition to a segment...

This is good news. Adds competition to a segment that lacks it and hopefully will bring some new innovative technology...now which ecoboost engine will they choose? I'm gonna guess the 2.3
Forum: Exterior Tech 10-26-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 659
Posted By Pats8092
Looks fine. So, does ford make these beds...

Looks fine. So, does ford make these beds anymore?

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Forum: Music/Movies/Computers/etc. 10-25-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 39,394
Posted By Pats8092
Brutal. I thought they would've used the fence to...

Brutal. I thought they would've used the fence to climb on the roof.
Forum: General Tech 08-13-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By Pats8092
Well that would piss me off to no end. Hope it...

Well that would piss me off to no end. Hope it works out for you.
Forum: Off Topic 08-13-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,471
Posted By Pats8092
All I know is that my ranger has a 1050lbs...

All I know is that my ranger has a 1050lbs payload and when I looked at the ram eco diesel outdoorsman vs Laramie, the payload dropped by almost 200lbs between the 2 trim levels and the Laramie...
Forum: Off Topic 08-12-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,471
Posted By Pats8092
Full size "luxury" trucks with a ton of options...

Full size "luxury" trucks with a ton of options tend to have some of the worse payloads. I was surprised to see a couple of the ram trucks with payloads less than my ranger, granted the ram would...
Forum: General Tech 08-05-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,742
Posted By Pats8092
Would I trust it outside of warranty? No. Being...

Would I trust it outside of warranty? No. Being that it's certified it should be good for 7 years/100k miles. But ford does have some decent rebates for F150's right now...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 07-14-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By Pats8092
Called the dealer and he said the tech didn't...

Called the dealer and he said the tech didn't change the oil type in the computer (he confirmed with the tech) but did use 5w30. So the computer must default to 5w20 seeing how most fords use that...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 07-13-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By Pats8092
If I noticed while I was there, do you think I...

If I noticed while I was there, do you think I would be wasting my time here?
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