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Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-16-2018, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 638
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: Engine shakes at first crank

I've had the same concern on my '11 Ranger 4.0 since I've owned it (3 years) and never have found a problem. I was thinking Motor Mounts too but now that I read you replaced yours and it didn't make...
Forum: Exterior Tech 03-31-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 513
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: Oracle LED Fog Lights

I have a complete set of OEM Ranger Foglights, a Left and a Right with the Harness and still in the box.
Cant remember what I paid for them (lol) so make me an offer if you're interested.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-13-2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 706
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: Mud Flaps for 2011 Ford Ranger ????

I didn't remove the "cuffs" when I added Mudflaps to my '11 Extended Cab, just installed the Flaps over them. I do remember that the ones on the Rear of my truck were bought new but the Fronts and...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-12-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: What's this Ranger worth?

As I mentioned in the first post, this is a one-family owned truck since new. The Driver was an older woman who obviously didnt know how to back up..that's where all the body damage came from....
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-08-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: What's this Ranger worth?

There are a number for sale at any time on eBay, here's a link to one:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/231848305793?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-08-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By 1buddyc
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-07-2017, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: What's this Ranger worth?

Already found one, $200 for one that needs to be painted Body Color or a Chrome one for $230. Both come with all the mounting brackets..
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-07-2017, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By 1buddyc
Question What's this Ranger worth?

I'm looking at a 2004 Ranger Edge Stepside extended cab 4 dr pickup and am curious as to what you all think it might be worth.

PROS:
1. One Family-owned, bought new
2. 64000 miles
3. 3.0 V6...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-07-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,378
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: I need your opnion please

I cant comment on the 4-cyl Rangers but I have owned a pair of 3.0L with Automatics and extended cabs, both got me around 13 mpg on average. I gave the 2003 Edge (my first one) to my Granddaughter...
Forum: Suspension Tech 08-30-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,233
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: Replace rear shock

1. Always replace your Shocks in pairs
2. Always use a Floor Jack and Jack Stands under the rear axle as you will need to remove the rear wheels and tires for EASIER access to the shock mounts.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-15-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: Driving lights- yes or no?

I have a set of Factory Fog Lights, complete with Harness that I've been thinking about selling. The Round Fog Lights that fit in the Bumper Cover..
Anyone interested, let me know.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 08-11-2017, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,200
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: Picked these up off a '09

I have an '11 Ranger and my wheels are 15". Had an '03 Edge and the wheels on that were 15's. I also had an '01 and THAT had 15's too. All my Rangers were extended cabs or 4 doors so maybe that's why...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 07-03-2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,816
Posted By 1buddyc
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-23-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,505
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: Is This Ranger a good deal?

TAKE IT BACK TO WHERE YOU BOUGHT IT!
The Front Hubs and Bearings are obviously worn out like your first Mechanic told you. Confront the Dealer and expect him to honor the 60 day warranty he gave...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 04-23-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,802
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: gave my truck the ultimate exterior detail

Looks great, the effort was well worth it.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-13-2017, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: shaking at 60-70 mph please help

Tires and/or Wheels either out of balance or bent.
Forum: Wheels and Tires 04-01-2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,418
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: Best tire

I have owned 3 Rangers in the last 13 years and I have always run the same tires on each of them, Goodyear Wrangler Radials in size P235/75/R15. I like them because of the wear factor (they last a...
Forum: Exterior Tech 02-14-2017, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: Quarter Panel Window Replace.

My Grandaugter had someone break the Qtr Window out of her '03 Edge Extended Cab. I found a used one on eBay, shipped for less than $40 total. Of course I had to watch for a deal but that one came...
Forum: Wheels and Tires 12-31-2016, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 829
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: Mechanic refused to put 265's on my 09 4x4 sport.

Find a "Mom and Pop" Tire Repair Shop in your area. They will change them out for you.
Forum: General Tech 11-08-2016, 01:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,281
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: 2004 Ford Ranger Runs when it wants to.

I would suggest you check your Battery Cable Connections and make sure they are not corroded at the Terminals.
Then since you already have the cables off, I'd do a Load Test on the Battery to be...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-06-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,125
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: Is this a good deal

Looks like a nice truck to me, decent options, etc. Body Damage wouldn't bother me, I'd just leave it alone.
You could also pull a Carfax on it, at least that would give you an idea as to how many...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 11-06-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,176
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: need help with 2004 Ranger mystery

Agreed, it's the Electric Fuel Pump Module in your tank indicating either the electric pump is failing or some of the connections are going bad. Replace the whole unit, it's a drop-in assembly....
Forum: Electrical Tech 09-11-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,703
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: 2006 Ranger battery drian after a few days

Just one question, WHY would the Dealer put a Tracker in your truck in the first place? Any chance you could post a pic of what you found? Thanks, just curious.
Forum: Electrical Tech 08-10-2016, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: 2011 starter click

Disconnect both Battery Cables, hook your Charger up and charge at the Lowest 12V rate for a few hours. After that hook the cables back up and see if it will turn over.
I suspect your Battery is...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-07-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By 1buddyc
Re: 2011 Key Fob

Yes. that'll work. I suggest you buy a Pair and program them both.
Sometimes you need a working Remote to program a new one. In the event you cant program your new ones without an original remote,...
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