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Forum: Fabrication and Tool Tech 03-02-2013, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,018
Posted By spoons896
Re: Propane conversion kit?

The power loss isn't really an issue anymore on newer efi on carb set UPS it is huge but I have driven a LP 4.6 e-series and is didn't have a noticeable drop in power.
Forum: Fabrication and Tool Tech 02-25-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,018
Posted By spoons896
Re: Propane conversion kit?

I dont think we really have to worry about that ever happening, LP is a great fuel but it dosent have as much Potential Energy as Gasoline so that means you need a bigger tank to get the same amount...
Forum: Fabrication and Tool Tech 02-25-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,018
Posted By spoons896
Re: Propane conversion kit?

there is a thread on one of the ranger forums of a guy taking a tractor air horn and using that as a propane injector on his areostar, but that was for his farm vehicle and i would never want to do...
Forum: Interior Tech 02-19-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,128
Posted By spoons896
Re: 1993 Ranger "open door chime" with key out?

most likely it is you key is worn down. when the teeth wear down on it it can slide out of the ignition before it is "off" and will cause the chime to stay on while the door is open. you can go to...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-17-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,417
Posted By spoons896
Re: diesel oil in a gas engine?

Ok, i will drop oil weight. I just have always used 15w40 because an old mechanic i grew-up around told me to bump up oil weight to 15w40 after 100k miles. Never really thought about it just did it.
Forum: Cleaning and Detailing 02-15-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 574
Posted By spoons896
Cargo Light Restore.

So my boss makes a plastic polish for wood workers that make like pens and duck call and for years he has told me how amazing it works on headlight and cleaning up paint. i have used it on paint for...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-15-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,417
Posted By spoons896
Re: diesel oil in a gas engine?

The only reason i am running oil that thick right now is because we havent really had a winter, i mean we maybe have gotten below freezing 5 times this year, most of this week it has been in the...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-15-2013, 03:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,417
Posted By spoons896
Re: diesel oil in a gas engine?

OK that kind of what i figured, i have heard it is hard on on the CAT but since i don't have one wasn't worried about it. :)
Thats what i thought about the Synthetics but i was talking to someone...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-15-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,417
Posted By spoons896
diesel oil in a gas engine?

So i sent the ol'Lady out to get me oil,and she got diesel oil and i didnt notice it until last night when i went to take the trash out. is there a problem with running diesel oil in a 2.3 lima? it...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-13-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,701
Posted By spoons896
Re: Oil pump pulley replacement?

lol, its more of the matter that i am 3mins away from Napa and they keep them in stock, so i can do it all in a weekend. plus i don't like ordering anything on-line, i am kind of lack patience to...
Forum: Interior Tech 02-13-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,334
Posted By spoons896
Re: Muskrat...?

yes that is better,i wasn't saying anything bad about the truck just an observation. the only bad thing i would say about the truck is to much chrome and too big of wheels,IMO, but other than that...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-13-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,701
Posted By spoons896
Re: Oil pump pulley replacement?

yea, was looking a napa and it was like 230ish after discount. Its just a matter of it is worth messing with ordering it on line to save the 60ish bucks.
Forum: Interior Tech 02-13-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,334
Posted By spoons896
Re: Muskrat...?

I just would like to point out that that trailer isnt even hooked up to that truck, look at the trailer jack. as far as the muskrat idea it kind of looks like a rednecked version on the AUS Falcon.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-12-2013, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,701
Posted By spoons896
Re: Oil pump pulley replacement?

ok cool, i guess i will be ordering this next payday. thanks for all the help.
Forum: Site Announcements, Comments and Suggestions 02-12-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By spoons896
Re: Regional Cleanup

one thing that could be done is create a sticky in each region for people to put links to the Facebook group in, i have noticed there are alot of regional group on Facebook.
Forum: Midwestern Region 02-12-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 543
Posted By spoons896
Meets in MO.

Hey Missouri boys and girls. reading around the forums and Facebook it looks like there are a lot of cool projects going on around the state and i think we need to plan some meets to show off these...
Forum: Other Engine Tech 02-12-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 26,894
Posted By spoons896
Re: Rb20det swap

cant wait to see this swap done, i hope we can have some meets this summer so i can see it in person. have you had any luck selling the old 2.3?
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-11-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,701
Posted By spoons896
Re: Oil pump pulley replacement?

how is rockauto, i have never used them because there website and commercials look like they where made in the 90s, and i never really have the luxury to order parts on the i-net.
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain Parts 02-11-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 0
Want to Buy: 2.3L Oil pump
Views: 317
Posted By spoons896
2.3L Oil pump

I am looking for an Oil pump for a 2.3L Lima, i can trade for computers parts, i work at a computer shop so i can get pretty much anything. let me know what you want and maybe we can make a deal....
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-11-2013, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,701
Posted By spoons896
Re: Oil pump pulley replacement?

You dont have a link for it do you? I have looked all over and the cheapest one i can find it $249, i would like to replace it ASAP but money is the issue. i am temped to find a junk yard that will...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-10-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,701
Posted By spoons896
Re: Oil pump pulley replacement?

interesting. I will now start saving for an oil pump it looks like. thanks
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-10-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,701
Posted By spoons896
Re: Oil pump pulley replacement?

ok i just am goin to leave it alone for now i can live with the noise, and the oil pressure is fine. I dont have the time,money and tools to take the motor out. but thanks for the help.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-09-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,701
Posted By spoons896
Oil pump pulley replacement?

So today i replaced the time belt tensioner because there was a pulley on the timing belt chattering up a storm and i took it to a local shop to have something else done a few months ago and he said...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-09-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,460
Posted By spoons896
Re: timing belt tensioner replacement ?

I got it, thanks for all the help! :rock:
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 02-09-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,460
Posted By spoons896
Re: timing belt tensioner replacement ?

I got in to it tonight and it was all goin fine until i put the tensioner on i cant get the spring to go one right is they a tool i need to out it back on or do i just need to man handle it?
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