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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-18-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: Starter problems

The solenoid, for some reason, is not doing its job. Its a two part thing, first a relay to energize the starter motor and SPIN the gear. Second (and this sounds like your problem) it works like a...
Forum: Off Topic 09-16-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14,985
Views: 184,248
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: FRF Watercooler / BS Thread 2014 - Part VI

Then you're old enough to get your own place and stop taking your brothers sh*t.
Forum: Off Topic 09-16-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14,985
Views: 184,248
Posted By dfpgnm
Forum: Off Topic 09-16-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14,985
Views: 184,248
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: FRF Watercooler / BS Thread 2014 - Part VI

No rain in the forecast so you're good to go!
Forum: Off Topic 09-16-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 14,985
Views: 184,248
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: FRF Watercooler / BS Thread 2014 - Part VI

I like most fish. Can even hold sushi down. But tacos are supposed to be mystery meat, not fish!
Forum: Off Topic 09-16-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 14,985
Views: 184,248
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: FRF Watercooler / BS Thread 2014 - Part VI

Speaking of tacos: I HATE FISH TACOS!!!! My nephew forced me to try one last time I was in CA. Glad there was a trash can nearby to spit it out in.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 09-16-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 421
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: RPM ideling problem

OMG! Someone who did a search all by themselves for the answers!

OUTSTANDING!

Seriously, you've just earned some real respect from me.
Forum: General Tech 09-16-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 298
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: A/C Problem

Blower Motor Resistor
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-16-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,053
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: Why cant manuals tow as much as automatics?

And there are actually women who drive semi's too. (is it a coincidence or a conspiracy?)
Forum: Off Topic 09-14-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 14,985
Views: 184,248
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: FRF Watercooler / BS Thread 2014 - Part VI

About as true as we went to the moon using e-85 as fuel.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-14-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,053
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: Why cant manuals tow as much as automatics?

I know from numerous runs to the dump that my ranger is not happy with more than 1200 pounds in the bed. Have no problems towing compressors, 8" chippers, small boats, etc. Don't see a rreason to...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-14-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 327
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: new ford ranger owner

Hope you have frame straightening capabilities at that shop.
Forum: Off Topic 09-14-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 14,985
Views: 184,248
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: FRF Watercooler / BS Thread 2014 - Part VI

Hello Howard.

Giants suck! Jets suck! Yankees suck! Mets suck! Bad year for NY sports
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-14-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,053
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: Why cant manuals tow as much as automatics?

Yes, the clutch is a weak link. But the brakes are a limiting factor also. If your truck can't stop with the load, its not safe.
Forum: Off Topic 09-14-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 14,985
Views: 184,248
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: FRF Watercooler / BS Thread 2014 - Part VI

Ultimatums + Bosses = Unemployment
Forum: General Tech 09-14-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 335
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: Brake issue help

start by checking fluid level in the master. Then check for leaks. Then check for wear. And if you have to pump, there's air in the system and all 4 wheels need to be bled. Could also be a master...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-14-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,158
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: Help removing EGR Valve stripped bolt on a 2.3L

PB Blaster. Wait an hour. PB Blaster again. (give it time to work) then heat the sucker up with a propane torch and put a heavy duty vise grip on it. Tap the end of the vise grips with a small hammer...
Forum: Off Topic 09-14-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14,985
Views: 184,248
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: FRF Watercooler / BS Thread 2014 - Part VI

Guess he wasn't wrong about everything.

Classic troll fest
Forum: Off Topic 09-14-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14,985
Views: 184,248
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: FRF Watercooler / BS Thread 2014 - Part VI

He didn't just call dj names. he insulted Tom. bye bye
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-14-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: Starter problems

There are two things that happen when you energize a starter. First, the solenoid pushes the starter gear out towards the flywheel to engage the teeth. Second, a motor turns the gear. Sounds like...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-14-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,158
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: Help removing EGR Valve stripped bolt on a 2.3L

What type of wrench/socket were you using? That looks like a torx head bolt.
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-14-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,680
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: Cooling/heating system component question

If you go to a hardware or plumbig store to replace it, get brass fittings. No rust.
Forum: Off Topic 09-13-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 14,985
Views: 184,248
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: FRF Watercooler / BS Thread 2014 - Part VI

Leaving the deposit shows you're serious and will come back and pay the balance in full. And it shows he's serious about selling it TO YOU. The receipt is so there's no confusion about how much you...
Forum: Off Topic 09-13-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14,985
Views: 184,248
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: FRF Watercooler / BS Thread 2014 - Part VI

So, that Static Drop Page thing was a google warning that someone dropped a ijack lnk on the thread. Probably an accident, but could prove dangerous to anyone that clicks it. I've alerted that proper...
Forum: Off Topic 09-13-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14,985
Views: 184,248
Posted By dfpgnm
Re: FRF Watercooler / BS Thread 2014 - Part VI

If you're just going to "look", then cash in hand is not necessary. Unless you think you're need to put a deposit to hold it. Then bring 10%. AND GET A SIGNED RECEIPT!
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