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Forum: Interior Tech 08-07-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 445
Posted By wilcom
Wind turbulence in cab

I have a 2007 Ranger with standard cab. Any time I crack the window even an inch down, the cab turns into a wind tunnel. It drives me nuts.

Is there any of those "wind deflectors" I see on trucks...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-01-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By wilcom
Re: bed and tailgate interchageability

I got my parts for the 2007 ranger and everything interchanged. My 2007 Ranger long bed now has the bed from a 99, the tail gate from a 2011, rear bumper from a 2011, hitch from a 2011 and a front...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-31-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 643
Posted By wilcom
2007 Ranger wiring harness, Is the XL&XLT the same

I'm going to snag a couple of white doors with windows and locks from a XLT for my 2007 Ranger XL that has manual windows. ( I'll never be that cheap again, promise)

My question: Is the wiring...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 01-28-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 850
Posted By wilcom
auto trans whines in first gear 2007 Ranger

I have a 2007 Ranger XL 2.3 with the 4 speed auto w/overdrive.

I bought it new and since the first day it whines when you take off in first gear and stops the noise as soon as the tranny...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-21-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,110
Posted By wilcom
at 100,000 miles what can I expect to go wrong?

I just went passed 100,000 miles on my 2007 4cyl. 2.3 Ranger Long Bed

So far the only thing that went wrong was a bad MAF sensor at 77K miles.
Now at 100K miles I have changed the plugs and wires...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-16-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By wilcom
bed and tailgate interchageability

I got my 2007 Ranger long bed rear ended and picked up a 1999 long bed to replace it. I still need a tailgate for the 99 bed.......which tail gates will fit the 99 bed. I ask because there is a 2010...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-02-2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 3,082
Views: 230,761
Posted By wilcom
Re: How many miles do you have on your Ranger?

2007 with 108K miles on the 2.3
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-02-2011, 10:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,698
Posted By wilcom
Re: After market cruise control suggestions?

I've read a report on going the OEM route and that's way too much for me, I'd come closer to selling it and buying one with cruise before I would under take changing steering wheels and locating all...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-02-2011, 09:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,698
Posted By wilcom
Re: After market cruise control suggestions?

If I can't get CC on the Ranger I'm going to take my 95 mini van I'm not giving some trooper $300 for 6mph over.............those blood suckers are laying in every shadow and under every bridge...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-02-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,698
Posted By wilcom
After market cruise control suggestions?

I bought a base model 2007 Ranger new without cruise or power windows(you may kick my butt if I ever do it again)

I am about to drive across country to Alabama and need the cruise to stay outta...
Forum: Electrical Tech 11-08-2011, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 25,365
Posted By wilcom
Re: How to disable PATS

More money has been spent replacing $200 keys than was ever saved by the anti theft device,. They should outlaw them or give you an option to disable the terrible device.

I'm going to have my...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-30-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,413
Posted By wilcom
Re: Can I DIY tranny service?

Thanks guys , I think I will DIY and do the flush thing so I get the torque converter too. I will install a drain as I will probably have this truck til I die.(if Ida known that I woulds have it til...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-30-2011, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,413
Posted By wilcom
Can I DIY tranny service?

I have a 2007 Ranger with 2.3 and 5 speed automatic. I just turned over 100K miles with no problems other than a MAS sensor at 77K. Gas and oil for 100 K miles. I put in new plugs & wires at 99K...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-22-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,405
Posted By wilcom
Re: Not getting very much air out the ac ducts?

It's surprising how fast a fix can come together when the Air conditioning doesn't work , huh. Sum shit just demands attention LOLOLOLOL

Joe
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-22-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,790
Posted By wilcom
Re: The End Is Near...

They better give us a diesel Transit Connect. I would swap my ranger with shell i work out of for one but the mileage is almost the same. Why spend the money for a transit that makes the same as my...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-22-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,405
Posted By wilcom
Re: Not getting very much air out the ac ducts?

That screen was at the entrance to the blower motor, not on the entrance to the duct. ANYTHING that went in the blower motor has to get thru that screen. That's why I wasn't getting much airflow at...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-22-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,405
Posted By wilcom
Re: Not getting very much air out the ac ducts?

I was able to tape a piece of fuel line on the end of my shop vac to suck out the crud and she blows like a champ now. Gotta make sure I got my seat belt on or I would blow right out the window...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-22-2011, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,405
Posted By wilcom
Re: Not getting very much air out the ac ducts?

Duh...Right there in front of my nose where its been on every other car I owned. Give me a Mulligan on that one, please.

I'll check that door behind the glove box because I get no more air flow...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-22-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By wilcom
Re: Help me price my next Ranger!

Craigslist in Riverside Ca says 2005 edges and otherwise are all under $10K. Most are between $6500-$9000.

I have a 2007 Ranger longbed with 100K on it and I couldn't get $6500 for it out here....
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-22-2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,405
Posted By wilcom
Not getting very much air out the ac ducts?

my 2007 Ranger air conditioning works ok except when it gets really hot and then its a real PITA.

When I have the blower on High I hear the blower spool up to full tilt but very little more air...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-04-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,442
Posted By wilcom
My local Ford dealer doesn't tow for free but was...

My local Ford dealer doesn't tow for free but was able to find a local tow guy that only charged $50 to haul it in to ford.

They called this monring to tell me I had a bad MAS sensor and they...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-03-2009, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,442
Posted By wilcom
no codes , I stuck the reader on it and no codes...

no codes , I stuck the reader on it and no codes in memory. It will crank and die never gets over 400 rpm. its like it cranks and then some sensor shuts it down. arrrrgh I checked the fuel pump shut...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-03-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,206
Posted By wilcom
If it's a "slight seep" as you say, I wouldn't...

If it's a "slight seep" as you say, I wouldn't bother with it. But if it's leaking then your probably looking at $65 and hour plus parts. 1 head or 2, an hour should do it.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-03-2009, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,442
Posted By wilcom
2007 Ranger won't start after oil change???

I changed the oil and air filter in my 2007 Ranger 2.3 automatic. I cranked it to get the oil circulating and turned it off. The next morning(this morning arrgh) I fired it up and took off and in a...
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