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Forum: Exterior Tech 01-20-2017, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Firebat
Re: Squeaking when cold, bedside loose

Check the bed bolts in the truck bed.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-20-2017, 06:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 945
Posted By Firebat
Re: Buying Oil Online

Keep a look out for those local deals.

NAPA has local sales every few months on their synthetic oil for $2.99 a quart. On the last batch I bought, I believe somewhere on the NAPA bottle it said...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-08-2017, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Firebat
Re: Best Bed Organizer?

I use 2 ratcheting bars with a net zip-tied between them. I believe my net is from the trunk of a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix. Got the bars from harbor freight but have seen similar/same bars in stores...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-13-2015, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By Firebat
Re: G2 8.8 Differential cover.

Understand but to be clear - can you only use the cover fill hole and know if you don't overfill? I'm reading reviews on buying websites that say the fill hole on the cover is higher than the factory...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-13-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 881
Posted By Firebat
Re: G2 8.8 Differential cover.

Can you fill it by using the fill plug in the cover? I ask because I am thinking about buying this due to not being able to get out the factory fill plug even with a handheld propane torch. Just want...
Forum: General Tech 08-29-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By Firebat
What years interchange for gas tanks?

Just wondering if anyone has successfully swapped tanks from different years? I'm looking for a 20 gallon replacement tank for my 94 Ranger. Also wondering if Mazda tanks will swap over.
Forum: General Tech 08-10-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Firebat
Re: Smells like gas in garage

Summer has returned and still never really resolved this gas smell. I have replaced the filler neck, gas cap, charcoal in the canister, fuel injectors and seals (had several clogged ones), fuel pump...
Forum: General Tech 08-02-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 372
Posted By Firebat
Ext cab fuel tank vent valve?

Trying to find more information. Either diagrams, part numbers, photos would be helpful. I have a 94 4.0, extended cab. The fuel tank seems to look different than most photos of ranger fuel tanks I...
Forum: Electrical Tech 07-14-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By Firebat
TCC output to shut off e-fans?

My taurus e-fan is wired to turn on high when a/c is on. The truck actually runs cooler when driving down the highway with the fan off and probably saves mileage. I want the e-fan to shut off...
Forum: Exterior Tech 07-10-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 887
Posted By Firebat
Re: Keep Pinstripe or Not?

I removed the pinstripe on my 94 almost 2 years ago. Did not need a heat gun and did not have to buff. Lucked out and was able to pull off entire section of sticker without it breaking apart. Needed...
Forum: General Tech 07-08-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Firebat
Re: Smells like gas in garage

New seal on the top. I smell a very faint gas smell underneath the truck. Up near the tail end of the transmission and almost like its going from on top of the tank. Its very very faint. Could be gas...
Forum: General Tech 07-08-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Firebat
Re: Smells like gas in garage

The only thing with a gas tank in my one car garage is the Ranger. Mower is parked in a shed. When I have a different vehicle parked inside this doesn't occur.
Forum: General Tech 07-08-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Firebat
Smells like gas in garage

Can't find what is causing my garage to smell like gasoline. I can not smell any gas at all under the hood or sometimes maybe faintly under the truck. The smell under the truck could be oil. Every...
Forum: Interior Tech 07-06-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 491
Posted By Firebat
Re: 4x4 not working

Take that transfer case electric motor apart. On my 94 there was a very short clear/yellowish plastic tube that fell apart. Like maybe 1/4" long and maybe 1/4" diameter. It acts as the stopping...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 06-26-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 212
Posted By Firebat
Dana 35 3.73 front carrier

Selling a 1994 front carrier with 3.73's. 100,000 miles. $115 shipped.
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 06-12-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Firebat
Forum: Misc Items 06-07-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 0
For Sale: aluminum piping
Views: 292
Posted By Firebat
aluminum piping

I am a copier repair tech and keep a lot of the scrap aluminum that comes from copier parts. I've been taking it in for scrap. However, I am wondering if anyone would be interested in it. Some 3 1/8"...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 05-09-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By Firebat
any upgrades for vacuum elbows?

I just replaced the vacuum elbows by the intake, again, after a year. The ones from the auto store don't seem to last. Is my only choice going with a (probably more expensive) authentic ford elbow...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 05-04-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 468
Posted By Firebat
8.8 3.73 Limited Slip from 94 with drums

Selling a 1994 Ranger 8.8 L/S 3.73 rear axle with drums. Had about 100K miles. Really do not want to ship. Would prefer local pickup in central Nebraska. $100
Forum: Interior Tech 04-14-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,454
Posted By Firebat
Re: 93 with newer console?

I've made the full length newer explorer console work with my 94 dash. My ranger is an automatic. I believe the center console is only mounted to the floor by four bolts. I don't think I used the...
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 02-05-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By Firebat
Front 373 D35 pumpkin & 8.8 L/S 373 rear with drums

-Front D35 pumpkin - 3.73's, from a 1994 with approximately 100,000 miles. $165

-Rear 8.8 axle - 3.73's, rear drums, from a 1994 with approximately 100,000 miles, limited slip. $140

Was...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-13-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,942
Views: 99,836
Posted By Firebat
Re: Hows your GAS MILEAGE on ur truck? Let me know here.

Hit 20.3 MPG last week. Not bad for winter. 94 4.0, Automatic, 4x4, supercab, stock size tires on 15s, stock gears (3.23?'s), tonneau cover, Taurus E-fan.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 12-02-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By Firebat
taurus fan with 2" radiator

I have a 2 inch radiator in my 94 4.0. Trying to install an electric taurus dual speed fan but don't have enough clearance if fan is in the center.
Has anyone installed the taurus fan with a 2 inch...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 11-30-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 23,519
Posted By Firebat
Re: Lets see those Gen 3's

No, just good old spray paint. Hand sanded, then primer spray paint, paint-to-match spray paint, then duplicolor clear spray paint for wheels. Advance Auto had the biggest selection of paint match...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 11-29-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 23,519
Posted By Firebat
Re: Lets see those Gen 3's

94 XLT, 4.0, 4x4
-97? explorer lower front valance with Blazer brand mounted fogs
-explorer center console with restored/recovered lid
-06 tails and mirrors
-saleen F150 fender vents
-ebay...
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