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Forum: Trucks 09-17-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Daedalus
Re: Fully loaded ranger xlt. Only has 36 miles (not a typo)

I have no idea. They only took it in yesterday afternoon and it isnt listed on their websites used inventory section yet...
Forum: Trucks 09-17-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 463
Posted By Daedalus
Fully loaded ranger xlt. Only has 36 miles (not a typo)

My dad works at a ford dealership and sent out this email today:



I figured that an opportunity for a brand new ranger is pretty rare these days and someone around here might be interested. If...
Forum: Tire & Wheel Items 10-20-2010, 07:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,326
Posted By Daedalus
Forum: Tire & Wheel Items 10-07-2010, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,326
Posted By Daedalus
Forum: Tire & Wheel Items 10-03-2010, 03:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,326
Posted By Daedalus
4 16x8 Eagle Alloys Polished Aluminum 5 spoke wheels $250 Pgh PA

I had been looking for a new set of 16" tires to replace my aging rubber before winter came and found a good deal on a set of 4 wheels and tires from a guy who works at the same ford dealership as my...
Forum: Interior Tech 07-02-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By Daedalus
Re: Blue Light Special

http://www.superbrightleds.com/cgi-bin/store/index.cgi?action=DispPage&Page2Disp=%2Fmini-wedge.html%23wled

You're welcome. No cutting or wiring should be necessary. They should just be drop in...
Forum: Interior Tech 07-02-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,367
Posted By Daedalus
Re: changing the shift knob

2n options:

1. The simple one, get a replacement knob that incorporates a set screw and will fit over the splined shaft. The set screw against the splines should work to hold it without...
Forum: Interior Tech 07-02-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,682
Posted By Daedalus
Re: Shifter Knob won't stay on

I just wrapped the splines on the shifter with a few layers of electrical tape and pressed the knob back on it. It was a little difficult to press it on with the extra layers of electrical tape but...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-17-2010, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 12,886
Posted By Daedalus
Re: What manual transmission fluid to use

any mercon fluid is fine. if you're going for synthetic mobil 1 syn ATF is good.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-15-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,695
Posted By Daedalus
Re: Potential Thermostat Problem

The 2.3 is known for running pretty cold. mine never makes it out of the first 1/4 of the needles sweep. So you may not actually have a problem. If its not heating up enough to go into closed loop it...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-14-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,963
Posted By Daedalus
Re: intermittent starting problem 95 ranger

Its probably the starter. Had the same problem on mine and a new starter fixed it...
Forum: Exterior Tech 06-14-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,580
Posted By Daedalus
Re: bought used canopy blacked out windows

Get the static cling type tint at walmart. it's much more forgiving to bubbles and such than the adhesive type...
Forum: Interior Tech 06-10-2010, 03:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 11,367
Posted By Daedalus
Re: changing the shift knob

Heat gun. Its not threaded, rather pressed onto the splined shaft. Heat that sucker up and pull hard...
Forum: General Tech 06-10-2010, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,066
Posted By Daedalus
Re: I need a fuel additive!

Problem with that idea is they add 10% ethanol and my fuel mileage goes down 10-15% and it runs like hell. So theres no less actual gas being used since I burn more gas when it has ethanol in it. The...
Forum: General Tech 06-09-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,843
Posted By Daedalus
Re: gas and Temperatur gauges don't work 1992 2.3

I'm not sure on its location, I haven't done my swap yet. I just remembered reading about it here: http://www.therangerstation.com/forums/showthread.php?t=61455&highlight=gauge+swap

Looks like its...
Forum: General Tech 06-08-2010, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,843
Posted By Daedalus
Re: gas and Temperatur gauges don't work 1992 2.3

As far as changing gauges to include a tach any cluster from an 89-92 is a direct swap and the tach will work fine. Theres a little chip that pulls out of the back of the cluster, make sure you put...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 05-27-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,358
Posted By Daedalus
Re: Spark Plugs

You should definitely avoid the autolite plugs. They are garbage. All of them. Motorcraft is the only thing you should be running as far as plugs go.

Duralast wires should be alright, but again...
Forum: General Tech 05-27-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,250
Posted By Daedalus
Re: Check Engine Light

Check it for codes.

On older OBD 1 types use this procedure:

http://www.therangerstation.com/tech_library/OBD_I.html

If its newer and has OBD2 take it into a parts store and ask them to use...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 05-27-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,157
Posted By Daedalus
Re: Fuel Leak

I got mine on ebay for $40. Thats probably your best bet.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 05-26-2010, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,179
Posted By Daedalus
Re: Starting problem

replace the button?
Forum: General Tech 05-24-2010, 12:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,076
Posted By Daedalus
Re: No start when cold, not even with a jump

Its looking like its the wires, its been acting up when it rains again. Took it in to the stealership to have them replaced, we'll see if that does the trick. I mean seriously, have you seen the...
Forum: General Tech 05-07-2010, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 793
Posted By Daedalus
Re: engine emissions removel

Good luck. The engine isn't going to run without it...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-06-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,387
Posted By Daedalus
Re: Manual Transmission shifting problem

Either your 1-R syncro is bad or the slave cylinder is bad. Neither is an easy fix....
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-05-2010, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 509
Posted By Daedalus
Re: Help!!! New cluch problems.

sounds like a bad 1-R syncro. I have the same problem, just not the $ to fix it...

If not that then its the slave cylinder...
Forum: Exterior Tech 05-05-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By Daedalus
Re: Looking to change fords apearance

There should be a button on the left side of your keyboard that says "Caps Lock"

Please press it.
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