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Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-30-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,532
Posted By FX4OR
Re: 2002 4.0 SOHC Rattling need help!

thats because the front external tensioner like i talked about before has gravity helping oil stay near it, allowing it to keep/build oil pressure faster upon startup.


these symptoms are...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-29-2011, 11:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,532
Posted By FX4OR
Re: 2002 4.0 SOHC Rattling need help!

you probably need to replace the cam chain tensioners. they bolt in to the block one up front by the thermostat housing for the left bank, and one by the rear passenger side spark plug for the right...
Forum: Trucks 06-29-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,872
Posted By FX4OR
Forum: Exterior Tech 06-29-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By FX4OR
Re: cant find 02 ranger suspension lift

if you dont want long travel, its pretty much superlift, RCD, or custom
both are drop brackets in front, but superlift is torsion bar, rcd is a coilover deal i think.
i know in the rear superlift...
Forum: Off Topic 06-29-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2,176
Views: 175,149
Posted By FX4OR
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-29-2011, 11:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,840
Posted By FX4OR
Re: 91 OHV ticking/ knocking?

im possibly over-simplifying this, but could it be piston slap?
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-29-2011, 11:17 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,430
Posted By FX4OR
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-26-2011, 06:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,287
Posted By FX4OR
Re: Thermostat change - now runs lousy

that sounds like something's up with the maf. it doesn't know how much air is entering the engine, and the idle bounces.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-26-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,287
Posted By FX4OR
Re: Thermostat change - now runs lousy

^ that's where i'd start. its most likely some dumb simple thing lol.
congrats on those high miles too, that's pretty rad.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-26-2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,628
Posted By FX4OR
Re: Suspension (Somethings broke)

yeah, end link. i bet it makes a racket over bumps looking like that!
Forum: Audio / Video 06-26-2011, 06:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,959
Posted By FX4OR
Re: Show me your Ipods.

this is what i have lol, i love it. the ipod connected to it is in the glovebox.
Forum: General Tech 06-22-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,001
Posted By FX4OR
Re: A/C always on!

by 'air conditioned' do you mean that the compressor is running no matter what?
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 06-22-2011, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,233
Posted By FX4OR
Re: ford friction modifier

yeah man, its pretty much only from ford.. thats where i got it.
Forum: Audio / Video 06-22-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,424
Posted By FX4OR
Re: does summer heat hurt car audio equipment

nowhere. lol. unless hes in borrego springs and its august or something... but not even there really gets that hot.
Forum: Audio / Video 06-19-2011, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,087
Posted By FX4OR
Re: Does factory radio have a security code?

nope. i've had mine out countless times. you'll just have to reset the clock.
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 06-19-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,808
Posted By FX4OR
Re: red rangers, f-it.

why the hell do the white ones end up in every single thread.
color threads always fail lol :p oh, and at least pat tried :D
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-15-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,176
Posted By FX4OR
Re: Spark Plugs?

or else...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 06-14-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By FX4OR
Re: International Mazda6 Meet

oh ok, I guess that makes sense
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-14-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,049
Posted By FX4OR
Re: Ford Service ---NOT Impressed

^ jealous.
one of the ones around here "missed" the fact that my rotors were warped and that the pads were toast, and marked my brakes off as good
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 06-14-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By FX4OR
Re: International Mazda6 Meet

ok tow hook was my best guess lol
when does a street car make use of one, though?
other than looking cool, is there a useful aspect?
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 06-14-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 762
Posted By FX4OR
Re: International Mazda6 Meet

what is that hook for?? I've never known and i see cars with them all the time
Forum: Interior Tech 06-14-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 928
Posted By FX4OR
Re: LED lights near the pedals and inside headlights?

its super simple. buy some 6in led strips, wire them to the dome light or a switch, and stick them to the lower dash.
Forum: Electrical Tech 06-12-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,303
Posted By FX4OR
Re: Turn Signal Issue

mine did this, and i took the bulbs out and put em back in, and it worked fine lol. too bad the second time it happened i dropped the bulb and broke it lol
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-12-2011, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,241
Posted By FX4OR
Re: thermostat failure

yeah, Im bumping this...

1 new thermostat later, and the needle parks itself exactly at the middle, and my heat is blazing hot. problem solved lol, in case anyone comes across this thread in the...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 06-06-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By FX4OR
Re: small mod

lol :D

that looks really good! i like how it lines up with the reverse light.
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