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Forum: Exterior Tech 01-19-2011, 08:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,750
Posted By bigcountry
Re: Shades of tint

yes well in AL yes it can be pitch black
Forum: Exterior Tech 01-19-2011, 10:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,441
Posted By bigcountry
Re: Tint Question

im in alabama our tint is 35 on driver and 30 on passenger im sittin on 20 on both windows and 5 on back window
Forum: Exterior Tech 01-18-2011, 11:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,750
Posted By bigcountry
Re: Shades of tint

every state has different laws on tint here in alabama 35% on the driver and 30% on passenger and all other windows on your back windows down here you could paint your back window black to the point...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 01-18-2011, 12:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,967
Posted By bigcountry
Re: Overdrive light blinking everynow and then

that you have a trans problem
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 01-17-2011, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,690
Posted By bigcountry
Re: Limited slip diff

lsds are nice to have now on slippery roads i can feel a difference between my old truck that i had with an open diff and my ranger that has an lsd and after a hard rain and the roads are slick when...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 01-17-2011, 01:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,249
Posted By bigcountry
Re: Disconcerting Ticking in Cold Weather

maybe change to a lighter weight oil in cold a heavier weight oil gets thicker a lighter weight oil wont get as thick and will flow easier
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 01-13-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,406
Posted By bigcountry
Re: Super Annoying Coolant Issue. Check the Pictures

you can go to the parts store to get one and for the dye the you have to use a certian kind and you will need a special light to see the dye and you can also get it from like advanced auto
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 01-12-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,406
Posted By bigcountry
Re: Super Annoying Coolant Issue. Check the Pictures

maybe a bad sending unit you can just about rule the gage out cause it does work sometimes. as for the leak you just might aswell replace the water pump gasket if you front main seal is leaking i...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 01-09-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,881
Posted By bigcountry
Re: 2002 XLT 3.0L Ranger cuts out @ 3100rpm

should only do it in park not going down the road
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 01-03-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,846
Posted By bigcountry
Re: rear differential mod?

spools are like welding your rear diff but no welds and they connect both axle shafts togther so that both tires spin at the same time and they both get full power.
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 01-02-2011, 11:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,275
Posted By bigcountry
Re: bettering mpg and performance

here 92 is 3.05 or less and 87 is 2.87 give or take where you are and i see what you are talking about i will try that out for 2 months
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 01-02-2011, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,275
Posted By bigcountry
Re: bettering mpg and performance

a mass test? explain and i will try that next? hmm you got me thinking now i dont want to put wrong info on the net
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 01-02-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,275
Posted By bigcountry
bettering mpg and performance

ok so i thought after i came back from fort jackson i would do some mods to my truck and see where i can get the little 3.0. So i ordered a AFE Power 51-10741 stage 1 pro dry air intake syetem here...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 01-02-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,835
Posted By bigcountry
Re: temp gauge always on cold never goes above a 1/4

if that doesnt help you might have to much water or a air pocket in the coolant system
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 01-02-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,846
Posted By bigcountry
Re: rear differential mod?

if you weld you will pay in the long run i have a friend that welded the rear in his jeep about a month after i was flowing him to the local mud hole and i heard a loud boom and clank he broke his...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 01-02-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,588
Posted By bigcountry
Re: auto hard shifting getting worse

yea thats what i was afarid of the wife might be a bit ticked if i spilt trans fluid all over the floor hahahahaha but ill change it out monday and let yall know if it made any difference
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 12-31-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By bigcountry
Re: 2010 FX4 Lock Right Questions

yea ive been mudding with guys have lunch box lockers and you can feel the entire truck buck when they lock but when they lock you can feel the truck wanting to go in its own direction easy to...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 12-31-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,588
Posted By bigcountry
Re: auto hard shifting getting worse

yea i was checking talking with a friend of mine who works at the ford dealership he told me it needed to be changed atleast every 65,000 miles and im at 70,000 now so that will prolly be half my day...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 12-31-2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 980
Posted By bigcountry
Re: 2010 FX4 Lock Right Questions

scary thing about a locrite on ice is it will lock when it feels that one tire is spining to fast and not grabbing traction and it will do this at once without you knowing when and its very rough...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 12-31-2010, 12:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,588
Posted By bigcountry
auto hard shifting getting worse

ok so i just got back from fort jackson about 3 months ago from basic and AIT and now after my truck sat for 6months without moving the more i drive it now the shifts seem to get harder still a frim...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 12-31-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,231
Posted By bigcountry
Re: auto trans no reverse

maybe you have a burned out clutch pack had the same prob on a 90yota the 16yrold i bought it from took it muddin and got stuck and from D to R so much he just cooked the clutch pack when i bought...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-15-2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By bigcountry
Re: Cooling Issues HELP ASAP

test it to make sure its still good get some boiling hot water and when u sit it in and it doesnt pop or (open) then its bad if it does then your good
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-14-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,744
Posted By bigcountry
Re: What kind of intake should I get??

go with a dry flow filter kn are ok but they are still cotton with oil on them so if u get a dry flow filter more flow and faster air flow and keep ur stock air intake system its just as good as an...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-14-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,283
Posted By bigcountry
Re: Underdrive Pulleys

no you will not have any chanrging problems at all you might only gain a lil hp like maybe 5 the most like 10 if that. to get some more easy power well less drag on the engine you could install a...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-14-2010, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,670
Posted By bigcountry
Re: Oil leak

uh well first off your gonna need some pics even good shade tree mechs cant help without them next off what i would do is get a can or two of some carb cleaner and some nasty old rags u dont need and...
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