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Forum: General Tech 04-17-2018, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 572
Posted By LargeR
Re: Pulled bed to change fuel pump and missing piece of rubber.

Lean means too much air and not enough fuel measured by the upstream o2 sensors. This could mean you have unmetered air (vacuum leak) or insufficient fuel volume typically caused by low pressure)....
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-27-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By LargeR
Re: V8 swapped ranger smashed!

thx for the well wishes guys. I'm not sure about future plan builds but wasn't done with this one so maybe I can do another one. My insurance carrier knew about the swap and we had discussed full...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-26-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By LargeR
Re: V8 swapped ranger smashed!

Thank you. I'll be okay. I'm pretty sore and wife was with me she got hurt but not fatal so I'm thankful. and I meant to say engine block cracked and separated from transmission....
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-26-2017, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By LargeR
V8 swapped ranger smashed!

Tuesday night I was heading to meet a guy from the 'letgo' app to buy a couple of CB radio antennas and a minivan turned left directly in front of me. I had nowhere to go but right into her. :mad: It...
Forum: Interior Parts 10-25-2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 61
For Sale: Parts For Cheap!
Views: 7,444
Posted By LargeR
Re: Parts For Cheap!

Just got in a wreck last night. Someone left turned right in front of my right of way so I need to see if my frame is salvageable. I'll let you know if I'm keeping the truck. Thanks,
Forum: Interior Parts 10-23-2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 61
For Sale: Parts For Cheap!
Views: 7,444
Posted By LargeR
Re: Parts For Cheap!

Probably Matthew is busy and I don't want to sound naggy but I'm still interested in explorer visors, gauge trim and ohc if Kaylob doesn't want it 1st. Tried PM a couple of times but "MattFX4 has...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-23-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By LargeR
Re: Radio ground

There should be 2 pins on the factory connector that is ground. See the attached wiring diagram. Also, it looks like the ground in your photo is okay. You can test it for a voltage drop by hooking a...
Forum: General Tech 10-20-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 924
Posted By LargeR
Re: Power steering pump noise

I bought my 99 3.0 2wd at 60k with a noisy ps pump (marker on the radiator support indicated the pump was replaced at 35k) and it stayed noisy till about 210k when I did my v8 swap. now it's quiet. I...
Forum: Trucks 10-18-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,847
Posted By LargeR
Re: 1999 5.0 V8 swapped Reg Cab 4X4 Steppie

Man, that 99 was soooo quiet. Nice trucks.
Forum: Interior Parts 10-18-2017, 04:16 PM
Replies: 61
For Sale: Parts For Cheap!
Views: 7,444
Posted By LargeR
Re: Parts For Cheap!

Im not sure about fitment but I'm sure I can make them work. His inbox is full so gotta wait for a response here. I saw someone else after that OHC, I have a tan one that isnt in as good a shape so I...
Forum: Interior Parts 10-18-2017, 06:16 AM
Replies: 61
For Sale: Parts For Cheap!
Views: 7,444
Posted By LargeR
Re: Parts For Cheap!

interested in explorer visors, gauge trim and ohc if you still have it. shield to 85201. do you take PayPal or whats preferred payment method?

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Forum: 8-Cylinder Tech 10-15-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,172
Posted By LargeR
Re: Motor mount problems 97 v8 into 2000

Actually, I was able to make mounts work with the 5.0 mounts and plates with a little cutting/drilling/bending/welding on my 99 2wd coil spring.

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Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-15-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By LargeR
Re: Time for the intro!! New guy Mesa, AZ

Yeah I saw the torsion bar used one one cl I think. but it won't work on my coil spring setup. I think I saw your truck on on cl a week or so ago. If its the same one, you got a good deal. thanks...
Forum: General Tech 09-15-2017, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By LargeR
Re: 83 Ranger engine and trans upgrade

I'm quite sure you will need to fabricate adapters to mount the motor but I think that would be the easy part. Wiring the electronic engine controls & pcm would be the time consuming part.

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Forum: Suspension Parts 09-13-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 914
Posted By LargeR
98-12 ranger mid/long travel front suspension

Looking for Camburg 5.5 or LT kit for 2wd coil spring ranger 98-12. Let me know what you have and your price. Thank you. I may also consider BTF.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 09-10-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By LargeR
Re: Time for the intro!! New guy Mesa, AZ

Welcome to FRF! I'm in Mesa too. Maybe we can meet up sometime! I'm looking for a camburg or BTF kit for my ranger. I have 64" chevy leafs for the rear I still need to install and I have a lot of...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-04-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,865
Posted By LargeR
Re: Rear axle not centered in wheel well

I'm not sure what axle you have but Rough Stuff Specialties has spring perchs that fit a 3 1/4" axle tube (8.8) with 3 locating holes so you can adjust the wheelbase. Cut off your old perches and...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 07-01-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,488
Posted By LargeR
Re: 96 2.3 runs perfect, except extremely low power

hey, your first post indicates long term fuel trim is lean by 22%, start by looking there. Check that you have adequate fuel pressure and keep the gauge on it while driving. If that checks out look...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 06-24-2017, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 272
Posted By LargeR
Re: New member

sounds like a fun truck. post up tire picks when you get them. I'm thinking about 35" ko2s on my ranger.

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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-23-2017, 07:37 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,957
Posted By LargeR
Re: Engine Gone....Need a replacement

sounds like an injector stuck open or leaking. pull the fuel rail with the injectors in it and cycle the key and look for the leaky injector/injectors. unless the engine is cranking no gas should...
Forum: How-To Submissions 06-23-2017, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,796
Posted By LargeR
Re: How-To: Hella Supertone install

Airflow characteristics over the condenser was my concern when I saw this. It has been 120*+ here in the shade this week and the AC has to work hard enough. I try to keep it clear in the front (it's...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-27-2017, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By LargeR
Re: Would you replace this spindle?

Can you press that shaft out and a new one in? looks like damage is where outer bearing rides so I say replace it.

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Forum: Off Topic 05-25-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14,172
Views: 243,474
Posted By LargeR
Re: Last post WINS! IX

849 pages of "winning"? wow.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 05-21-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,503
Posted By LargeR
Re: What battery are you guys running?

I had an optima red top from CO that lasted 8 years in Phoenix Arizona heat where most batteries give up in 2-3 years. I bought one again after the plant moved to MX and have just about 5 years on it...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 05-18-2017, 10:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,079
Posted By LargeR
Re: AC fix....Am I being taken for a ride?

It's normal to lose a small percentage of refrigerant though the rubber hoses just like you lose a little air from your tires over time. It's also possible you have a leak and the noisy compressor is...
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