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Forum: Exterior Tech 03-12-2015, 12:56 AM
Replies: 295
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Posted By mikeg2716
You would need 01+ headlights because you will...

You would need 01+ headlights because you will need to switch over to a 04+ header panel to use that grille. Your also going to need a hood since the 04 grille is taller than a 98-00 grille. I think...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 04-28-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,470
Posted By mikeg2716
Ever replaced the alternator on it? I know on my...

Ever replaced the alternator on it? I know on my mustang when the alternator let go the car would just quit while driving down the road.

I would check out the connections on it make sure they...
Forum: Exterior Tech 04-26-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 138,070
Posted By mikeg2716
So if your like me and had trouble finding the...

So if your like me and had trouble finding the flasher relay or for someone who's searching for it later here you go.

I ended up having to take off the plastic and metal panel below the steering...
Forum: Exterior Tech 04-26-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 138,070
Posted By mikeg2716
So I finally was able to find a salvageable truck...

So I finally was able to find a salvageable truck to get parts from. So, my thoughts, you can if you need to, reuse your 98-00 air damn piece. You just need to cut off the bottom corners and the lip...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 11-06-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,511
Posted By mikeg2716
Engine had to be lifted up on my 99 3.0

Engine had to be lifted up on my 99 3.0
Forum: Interior Tech 11-05-2013, 01:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By mikeg2716
Ok so I finally checked the wires in the door jam...

Ok so I finally checked the wires in the door jam area and they looked good.....and I've discovered now that as soon as I push the door lock down it shuts the door ajar light off and dome light off....
Forum: Interior Tech 10-31-2013, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 808
Posted By mikeg2716
Dome light/door ajar issue....

Now before everyone tells me to spray WD 40 on the latches, believe me I've done it several times.

I've searched around and didn't find anything like this one lol. So the problem is the drivers...
Forum: Exterior Tech 10-26-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 138,070
Posted By mikeg2716
Ok cool thanks guys

Ok cool thanks guys
Forum: Exterior Tech 10-25-2013, 01:26 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 138,070
Posted By mikeg2716
And as far as the hood goes I did some digging...

And as far as the hood goes I did some digging and found that the drivers side hood hinge was different. So anyone that swapped to 04+ please chime in please. Thanks everyone
Forum: Exterior Tech 10-25-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 138,070
Posted By mikeg2716
There is a post earlier in this thread with a. 04...

There is a post earlier in this thread with a. 04 swap and it looks like 98-00 fenders? What's the difference in the fenders I thought 98-12 were all basically the same thing
Forum: Exterior Tech 10-25-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 138,070
Posted By mikeg2716
Let me be more clear here..... When I do the...

Let me be more clear here..... When I do the swap, do I only need the hood, or do I need the things the hood bolts to also? And can I re use the good latch that's already on my truck? Or do I need...
Forum: Exterior Tech 10-25-2013, 10:29 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 138,070
Posted By mikeg2716
Then how are these people doing 04+ front end...

Then how are these people doing 04+ front end swaps? Since you have to use the hood. I'm not just swapping hoods, swapping the header,grille etc. too. Just want to make sure I don't need to take...
Forum: Exterior Tech 10-24-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 138,070
Posted By mikeg2716
Re: Front End Swap guide 1998-2000

Question, if swapping to a 04 hood do I need anything besides the hood off the donor truck? like the mounts or whatever? Or can I just bolt it straight up to mine as it is? 99 hood latch works with...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 09-04-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By mikeg2716
Still some dye on the threads of the cap. Not a...

Still some dye on the threads of the cap. Not a drop of oil since the new gasket. I don't remember how much the gasket cost, probably not very much lol. But 750 isn't too bad considering they dropped...
Forum: Exterior Tech 08-11-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 138,070
Posted By mikeg2716
Re: Front End Swap guide 1998-2000

Yeah, none of the yards around here have anything newer than a 98. I make a drive to some but even those according to the internet will only have a few 01-03 thats it. who knows the condition of...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-08-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 15,407
Views: 480,706
Posted By mikeg2716
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread II

picked the truck up today from its 750 dollar oil pan gasket job lmao....
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-08-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By mikeg2716
Re: Coolant on oil cap? Or dye?

Just got my truck back today actually for a leaking oil pan. It was 750 bucks. We thought it was a rear main seal....NOPE. The motor has to be lifted up a little bit to do it I guess. He also told me...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-07-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By mikeg2716
also checked our mustang that had dye put in it...

also checked our mustang that had dye put in it two oil changes ago and it also had the same green on the threads of the cap. Not as much but still there.
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-06-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By mikeg2716
It was for sure dye incase anyone's curious.

It was for sure dye incase anyone's curious.
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-05-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By mikeg2716
Coolant on oil cap? Or dye?

Truck has had a slow oil leak that started to get worse the past few weeks,and today was the first time I had to add some oil too it. Took the cap off to find this

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Oil on the dipstick...
Forum: General Tech 06-03-2013, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By mikeg2716
It's a different car but when I had a civic a few...

It's a different car but when I had a civic a few years ago it was doing something like this and it ended up being the ac compressor clutch
Forum: Exterior Tech 06-03-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 138,070
Posted By mikeg2716
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Exterior Tech 06-02-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 138,070
Posted By mikeg2716
Where did you get your led flasher at? Thanks

Where did you get your led flasher at? Thanks
Forum: Exterior Tech 06-02-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 295
Views: 138,070
Posted By mikeg2716
Can someone chime in on this for me? What's...

Can someone chime in on this for me?
What's everyone doing with the two extra turn signal bulbs, eliminating them or just hiding them? And what's up with the marker lights? Doesn't stay in the...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 05-06-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,823
Posted By mikeg2716
Do tell how your turning your ranger into the...

Do tell how your turning your ranger into the ultimate drifting machine. Have you ever even seen how real drift cars are built? They don't just slap tires on it and go....
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