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Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 09-16-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: 1990 4.0 4wd starting

I am not at all familiar with OBD1 so hopefully someone else can chime in
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 09-13-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: Motor shakes at idle 2004 Ranger Edge. 4.0 liter

Check plugs, wires, air filter, intake, IAC.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 09-09-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: 1990 4.0 4wd starting

Check the obvious first, spark plugs, wires, filters. Is the check engine light on? If so what codes?
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-03-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 188
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: Instant intense wobble- camber off??

Just one more reason to NOT lift a truck. Put it back stock. It will be much safer and more reliable.
Forum: Fabrication and Tool Tech 08-24-2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 344
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: ext'd cab Ranger owners

a couple subs and an amp
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-22-2018, 10:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: The cause of many deaths

Brakes and steering components are the most important in any car. I have had the steering shaft come apart on the racecar. Scary as I smacked the wall!

However, I do see a lot, and I mean a whole...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-09-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 730
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: 2019 Ranger configurator

Well I agree that a regular cab looks much better but someone like me with long legs and arms, an extended cab is much more comfortable...plus it makes room for a big sub box
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-09-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 730
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: 2019 Ranger configurator

I can get a WRX premium for that price. No way I'd spend that much on a truck.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 08-06-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: Ranger won't start

You can rent a compression check gauge from advance or auto zone for free. Or buy one. I think they are around $20 and very useful for small engines also.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-06-2018, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: Source for Rubber bed mat

Go to a farm store and buy a horse mat. Cut it to fit and now you have a very durable and custom fit mat for less money.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 08-05-2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 321
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: 4R44E Shifting Issues

Wheel speed sensor? Or the wiring for it? It's a complete guess when you have that many problems...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 08-05-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: Ranger won't start

Did you check compression?
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-30-2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: Ford Focus Small Truck

Ford knows they are failing and can't seem to realize that this is why....
Forum: Off Topic 07-29-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 223
Posted By crowdpleazer
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-25-2018, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: Camper Shell Damaged in transit..wwyd?

This or let them fix it and then you inspect it very closely inside and out. If it shows anything then be stern on your negotiations.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 07-24-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: Good rpms, no power

Low on trans fluid. Which means there is some damage done to the internals of the trans...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 07-24-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 367
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: Misplaced Plug

We are going to need more info. Trace the wires back as far as you can. Look closely to see if there are any markings on the plug or wire itself. Plus the year and engine would help!
Forum: General Tech 07-23-2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: Ranger is sluggish

Also don't forget to check air filter and spark plugs/ wires.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-23-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 861
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: Should I Buy This Ranger?

^^ the 2.3 fords were great engines. ^^ I've never owned one myself but never heard anyone complain about the mechanical end of them.
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-21-2018, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: need new ball jointsss..

The nuts are supposed to be like that. They are called crush nuts. The idea is to go on once and lock to the bolt. They built up some heat which is normal. This is one way keep the nut from vibrating...
Forum: General Tech 07-19-2018, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 369
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: Ranger is sluggish

Check fuel pressure. Even if the pump is running, that doesn't mean that it is pumping enough fuel to run at higher rpms than idle.
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-19-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By crowdpleazer
Forum: Suspension Tech 07-18-2018, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 828
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: need new ball jointsss..

Ride height will be fine as long as they are factory replacement style.

I just have jack stands under the frame and put the floor jack under the bottom a-arm and slowly jack up till you can feed...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-16-2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 267
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: 6 Speed vs 10 Speed for Off roading

It's insane how much cheaper a manual is than an auto. However, they are cramming these overly complicated and engineered to fail slush boxes down our throats. Ford has destroyed their reputation for...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-12-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By crowdpleazer
Re: upper control arm...

I'm not talking about the angle of the balljoint. There may not be enough adjustment in the arms on the frame to get the camber at the proper angle.
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