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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-04-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By Huck
Replaced engine, Need to identify hard line wrapping around engine.

Replaced engine in my '92. It came out of a Mustang, I believe.
As I was putting coolant in it last night, I had coolant run out of the hard line that wraps around the back of the block and comes...
Forum: Audio / Video 07-04-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,411
Posted By Huck
Re: CB radio package

As a professional driver, this is my niche.
Unfortunately you are generally correct that you have to buy everything separetly, but this also works in your favor for any quality issues.

If you...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 04-07-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,763
Posted By Huck
Re: 97 2.3L 4 cyl. Ford Ranger Crank but No Start

Inner and outer vanes of the crankshaft pulley.
Do a keyword search for Crankshaft Postion Sensor Alignment tool.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 04-07-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,098
Posted By Huck
Re: EGR mod?

I have those pages saved in my fav's.
I used an egr gasket as a template, and made a blockoff plate, out of a piece of flat steel. I also, cut one end half way through the bolt hole, to use as a...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 04-07-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,460
Posted By Huck
Question How to set a Crankshaft Position Sensor?

Can anybody tell me what tool I need, and how to set the CPS properly.

I have the standard Crank-No start situation, after replacing my CPS. :mad:
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 04-07-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,875
Posted By Huck
Re: replaced crankshaft position sensor now the truck wont start

I have narrowed my problem down to the same thing. I found out that it takes a special tool to dial it in properly.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 04-07-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,029
Posted By Huck
Re: little thing on coil pack screws

The only thing that I have ever seen there is the condensor. Get one out of a junkyard for a buck.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 04-07-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,763
Posted By Huck
Re: 97 2.3L 4 cyl. Ford Ranger Crank but No Start

First, make sure, that the wires are replaced properly.
I have the same issue, and have narrowed it down to having (0r not having) the CPS dialed in properly.
All I know, at this time, is that it...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-31-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 760
Posted By Huck
Timing Procedure

'92 XLT. 2.3

Can anybody tell me where the offset gear timing mark is supposed to be, relative to the cam gear and crank key at the noon position?
I dropped another engine in it, and can't get it...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 01-21-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By Huck
Question Engine replacement question

Truck has 8 plug engine. Will a 4 plug engine work ok, or what needs to be overcome?
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 01-15-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 0
Want to Buy: 2.3 eight plug head
Views: 488
Posted By Huck
2.3 eight plug head

I'm in south central Wisconsin, but travel frequently to Milwaukee, Chicago, Indianapolis, and S. Kortright, NY.

Let me know what you have.
Email me at wi_saint@yahoo.com
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-05-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,798
Posted By Huck
Re: What tire will give the best gas milage on a 2002 ford ranger 4x4?

Aim for the proper size. Keep it calibrated to the brain and transmission.
Get your mileage gains through the computer program,
And air delivery.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 12-05-2011, 12:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 784
Posted By Huck
Re: 94 2.3l wont start.

Go to your local boneyard and get a starter relay and a ign module. I'm guessing ignore module.
The thin flat piece w/ plugins on both ends.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 12-04-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,734
Posted By Huck
Re: starts, idles beautiful, give it gas under pressure and it wants to backfire/stal

Were they cracked, warped, blown gasket, burned valves? What exactly would do it?
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 12-03-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,734
Posted By Huck
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 12-03-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,734
Posted By Huck
Question starts, idles beautiful, give it gas under pressure and it wants to backfire/stall

truck started running like crap recently.
had been bogging down, backfiring, and stalling under drive conditions.
Replaced timing belt, muffler, alt, and battery for several different issues.
...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 12-03-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,118
Posted By Huck
Re: No heat-What next??? 99 Ranger 2.5

if you havn't figured it out yet, I just changed my core, and it is good now. I found out that I had been running with no pressure, as my hose clamps rusted out. Probably th original 1992 clamps...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 10-02-2011, 07:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,343
Posted By Huck
Re: Oh shizzle! Timing Belt snapped on interstate 94 2.3l

Blew my belt not far from I-43, which is not far from I-94... must be something in the air...
Got mine going again yesterday, and finished it up last night.
I think the next project will be heater...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-28-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,343
Posted By Huck
Re: Oh shizzle! Timing Belt snapped on interstate 94 2.3l

I put my ratchet extension under the passenger frame , disconnected the two coils, and bumped my starter. I want to know which plug. You use to determine the compression stroke.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-11-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,416
Posted By Huck
Re: Engine Not Starting

I picked up a Mustang ecm for 30.00... about the same price. ;)
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-06-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,860
Posted By Huck
Re: Idle Air Control valve question

My IAC is closer to 125.00 I plugged it back in after a short while, and it seems to be acting better.
Check this page for more info.
http://www.hotrodhigh.ca/2300Fuel.html

Remove the word Fuel...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 09-06-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 696
Posted By Huck
Re: (1994-compatible) 2.3L SOHC EGR Tube - WI

Have you found one yet?
I just picked up a Mustang manifold, and the EGR pipe is good.
I don't paticularly need it, as I prefer to have my EGR blocked off.
email me at wi_saint@yahoo.com for...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-05-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 837
Posted By Huck
Re: 1994 2.3 theory

Check this page for the info you are asking for...
http://www.hotrodhigh.ca/2300Shockin.html

I'm going out to do it as soon as I finish my tea. Good luck with it
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-05-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,860
Posted By Huck
Re: Idle Air Control valve question

I just replaced my fuel filter, due to a rough idle/run condition, and I've been wondering about the IAC for awhile, so I unplugged it and the truck runs better overall going down the road. When the...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 08-29-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 6
For Sale: 2.3 Five Speed
Views: 978
Posted By Huck
Re: 2.3 Five Speed

It is a regular 2WD transmission, I do not know what you mean by "end cap".
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