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Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-25-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By rangersho06
Re: Why no balance shaft?

Thats possible. Check your engine numbers against your VIN to find out. I think someone told me that after 06 didn't have the balance shaft. I can't remember all the years and specs I was told.
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Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 02-24-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By rangersho06
Re: Why no balance shaft?

I don't think it's really normal. But I ran into the same on my 03 4x4 FX4. I had the complete Cloyes timing kit for an engine with balance shaft. I called Cloyes and they said to just reuse the orig...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 04-30-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 67,706
Posted By rangersho06
Re: 4.0 sohc timing chain rattle - everything you need to know

I'm doing all the timing chains on my 03 4x4 ranger. Back is done, having trouble getting the front left cassette out. The pivot point seems to be catching on the bottom edge of the head and won't...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 04-28-2018, 08:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 638
Posted By rangersho06
Timing chain day!

Finally got the rest of the parts and tools, it's timing chain day! It's an 03 4.0 4x4 FX4. Notice anything missing?
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Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 04-22-2018, 06:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By rangersho06
Re: Balance shafts on 4.0 SOHC

Yeah I'm trying to check the numbers on the engine to trace it and see if it's the original engine or not. But not having much luck.

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Forum: Off Topic 04-14-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4,122
Views: 177,163
Posted By rangersho06
Re: Your Gun Pics, Post Em Up!

I've got a 300 blackout in a 8.5" pistol. I use it for closer range deer hunting. Works real nice in the elevated blind I hunt from. Rings the steel harder than 5.56 running 150 gr bullets.

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Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 04-14-2018, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 789
Posted By rangersho06
Balance shafts on 4.0 SOHC

I have a 2003 ranger 4.0 sohc 4x4 FX4. I'm in the middle of doing timing chains and clutch with the engine out. All my research showed the 4x4 models had a balance shaft in the 4.0. So I ordered the...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 04-14-2018, 05:27 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 60,136
Posted By rangersho06
Re: How many miles on all the 4.0L SOHC trucks out there? 01+

185k now. Engine currently pulled to do all timing chains and clutch.
Forum: Interior Tech 06-02-2016, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By rangersho06
Re: Odd AC issue

Yeah in checking around local. Gonna check that clearance first and see if it might be too much clearance and just need shimmed. Well I can hope its that easy anyways.
Forum: Interior Tech 06-01-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By rangersho06
Re: Odd AC issue

Thanks for the video. Was hoping to do this with the compressor still in the truck. Realizing now that may not workout too well. I guess I will have to see how much a reclaim, flush, and fill of my...
Forum: Interior Tech 05-31-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By rangersho06
Re: Odd AC issue

Ok did more testing in the last few days. My finance's uncle hooked up a manifold gage to it to check charge. Pressure looked good. But clutch wasnt engaging to spin compressor. When it had worked...
Forum: Off Topic 05-28-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 14,994
Views: 299,983
Posted By rangersho06
Re: FRF Watercooler / BS Thread 2016 (V1.0)

Dang I need a vacation. At least its a 3 day weekend. Time for a cold one.
Forum: Interior Tech 05-28-2016, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By rangersho06
Odd AC issue

I have an 03 ranger FX4 with 4.0 and 5 sped. For most of the time owning it the blend doors haven't been switching, replaced switch still not working stuck on mostly defrost but has been blowing ice...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 07-01-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By rangersho06
I'm not spending the extra on a center force...

I'm not spending the extra on a center force unless you guys have had different experiences than me. I have one in my modded focus. Could tell no difference from stock, even with a new flywheel. Did...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-30-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By rangersho06
I will be doing some light off road, and towing....

I will be doing some light off road, and towing. Any brands to stay away from?
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-30-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 634
Posted By rangersho06
clutch choices

I have a 2003 4.0, 5 speed, 4x4, ext cab, FX4. Slave cylinder is leaking and approaching 150k miles quickly I'm gonna replace the clutch and bearings too.

Priced parts locally for $325 at car...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 05-27-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 798
Posted By rangersho06
Find 3.0 or 3.2 DOHC V6 from an 89-95 SHO, 5 SPD...

Find 3.0 or 3.2 DOHC V6 from an 89-95 SHO, 5 SPD trans from .3.0 Vulcan ranger, SHO pressure plate and flywheel, clutch disc from old 3.4 grand Prix gtp. Bolt in SHO engine, boost with 8 psi from...
Forum: Off Topic 05-08-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 4,122
Views: 177,163
Posted By rangersho06
Picture using a mirror? Only AR I see is on the...

Picture using a mirror? Only AR I see is on the left.
Forum: Midwestern Region 05-08-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,211
Posted By rangersho06
I'm not in charge lol. But now we are planting...

I'm not in charge lol. But now we are planting lol. Someone take charge and get a date/time set and I will do what I can. Weekend evenings are best for me.
Forum: Off Topic 02-05-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 4,122
Views: 177,163
Posted By rangersho06
Only fixed fronts for me. I don't go for the real...

Only fixed fronts for me. I don't go for the real long rails, just adds weight. This one weighs enough, doesn't need more. I don't care about tacticool. I care about functional and accuracy. Only...
Forum: Off Topic 02-05-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4,122
Views: 177,163
Posted By rangersho06
My most recent build. Delaware Machine lower, PSA...

My most recent build. Delaware Machine lower, PSA parts kit, Magpul STR stock and furniture, Spikes 16" heavy barrel, mid length gas system, Burris PEPR QD mount, Bushnell 1-4x scope, magpul backup...
Forum: Midwestern Region 02-05-2015, 09:06 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,211
Posted By rangersho06
Wanna get an idea of when, early spring?

Wanna get an idea of when, early spring?
Forum: Midwestern Region 01-04-2015, 01:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,211
Posted By rangersho06
I know there are some around Ft. Wayne, and some...

I know there are some around Ft. Wayne, and some around Indy. I would think somewhere like Muncie, Marion, Gas City would probably be most central. All three have access from I-69. Although from the...
Forum: Midwestern Region 01-02-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,211
Posted By rangersho06
I'd think maybe grabbing a bite to eat and a...

I'd think maybe grabbing a bite to eat and a drive would be nice. But a parking lot meet would work too. I'm open.
Forum: Midwestern Region 12-28-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,211
Posted By rangersho06
Harvest is done. Pick a weekend and I'm good to...

Harvest is done. Pick a weekend and I'm good to go. Anyone else?
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