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Forum: Electrical Tech 05-15-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By Blue Fin
Fuel Gauge Issue - Filled Tank Gauge Dropped To "E"

So I fill up the fuel tank in my Ranger yesterday and drive about 10 miles and the gauge drops to "E"

Is it safe to say that the sender unit in the tank is bad? And if so, what's the easiest...
Forum: Suspension Tech 03-24-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,068
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: Installed Bilsteins Today

This is what I've got on both sides.

http://www.fordrangerforum.com/members/blue-fin/albums/my-truck/34528-a.jpeg
Forum: Suspension Tech 03-24-2012, 06:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,068
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: Installed Bilsteins Today

I sort of remember noticing it on the right rotor but now you've got me wondering. I'll check later and let you know.
Forum: Suspension Tech 03-22-2012, 03:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,068
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: Installed Bilsteins Today

Sort of confused, are you asking me about my truck ?
Forum: Exterior Tech 03-15-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,056
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: Key Broken Off in Door

You'll have to remove the interior door panel to get at the lock cylinder. Then remove the fork that holds it in place and any linkages. Then with the cylinder in hand I'd shoot some lubricant in...
Forum: Exterior Tech 03-15-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,426
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: what do u guys think decal

Take it all off. Warm it up with a hair dryer and it'll peel off easier. First thing I always do is remove all the free advertising, especially the dealers. 4x4, Edge, Off road, etc. who really...
Forum: Suspension Tech 03-15-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,068
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: Installed Bilsteins Today

All that aside, after about a week with the new Bilsteins I am very, make that exceptionally happy with the way the truck rides. Can't believe it has 137K. Nice and tight and no rattles. Got a...
Forum: Suspension Tech 03-14-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,068
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: Installed Bilsteins Today

Sounds logical. But why is the passenger side 1 piece ?
Forum: Suspension Tech 03-13-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,068
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: Installed Bilsteins Today

Here's a pic of the driver's side. Can't figure out why the splash guard was cut away. Go figure ? :hmmmm2: Look familiar ????
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Forum: Suspension Tech 03-12-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,068
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: Installed Bilsteins Today

Thanks. Will do. I was wondering what was up with that. Someone hacked off half of it on the driver's side (I'm the 2nd owner).
Forum: Suspension Tech 03-11-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,304
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: Removing front shocks?

Sawzall it off in about 30 seconds.
Forum: Suspension Tech 03-11-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,068
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: Installed Bilsteins Today

Yeah, looks good now. Give it a month or so and those eccentric colors will be coated with "earth tone" colors. LOL

Thanks for the compliment :ciao::thrasher:
Forum: Suspension Tech 03-11-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,068
Posted By Blue Fin
Installed Bilsteins Today

Bought a set of Bilsteins from AutoAnything.com for under $300 shipped. Wasn't expecting it but Fed-Ex Ground delivered them yesterday (Saturday). I guess it took me about 3 1/2 hours from start to...
Forum: General Tech 03-09-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 84,799
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: List of Quick Mods For starters

Great info ! As a new owner of a pre-owned Ranger this information is invaluable. Thanks for tremendous effort to make it available. :top:
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-09-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: First Mod

Thanks for the kind words guys. I really like this truck. Having a big F-250 diesel lifted and modified I am very happy and lucky to have this great little truck. Here's another pic I took a few...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-09-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By Blue Fin
First Mod

Picked up a used 2004 Ranger in great shape. Just didn't like the trim around the grill. Not a big chrome guy but there seemed to be just a little bit too much white.

So I snagged an aftermarket...
Forum: Electrical Tech 03-09-2012, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: Wimpy Horn

Yeah, I need a serious horn man. Maybe one from a Crown Vic or an F series. I had some knucklehead in front of me come to a dead stop in the middle of the highway to look at a deer sitting on the...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-08-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: Greetings from East Hampton, NY

Thanks for the kind words guys. I'm waiting on a few items I ordered for my first mods;

!). Front & Rear Bilstein Shocks (AutoAnything.com)

2). Chrome Front Grille (e-bay). Hate the look of...
Forum: General Tech 03-05-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By Blue Fin
Re: Keyless Entry Question

TTT

Do any of you guys have a keyless entry pad on your trucks ?????
Forum: General Tech 03-01-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 564
Posted By Blue Fin
Keyless Entry Question

Greetings, Hope I'm posting this question in the correct forum.

I closed the deal and took possession today of my new, to me, 2004 Edge S/C 4x4.

I was wondering if I can install a keyless...
Forum: Interior Tech 02-28-2012, 04:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,518
Posted By Blue Fin
Forum: Interior Tech 02-28-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,518
Posted By Blue Fin
2004 Radio Question - MP3

Greetings,

I'm picking up a 2004 Ranger at the end of the week. The radio has a CD player and also has "MP3" labeled on the upper right corner.

I looked at it quickly but couldn't figure out...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 02-28-2012, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 544
Posted By Blue Fin
Greetings from East Hampton, NY

Looking forward to picking up a 2004 4x4 4.0L S/C Ranger at the end of the week. I also own a 2005 F-250 Superduty 6.0L Diesel. We do a lot of fishing around here in our spare time (Offshore;...
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