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Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-03-2013, 11:17 AM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Crunched the back corner reversing on New Years eve (just got to party so still sober) so been wiring in a 'spot' lamp on the back for extra light on unlit areas
Forum: General Tech 05-05-2012, 10:26 AM
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Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-11-2012, 02:47 PM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

finally rebuilt engine to find it would not start - starter motor gone
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-29-2012, 06:25 AM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

It has been a busy week - started stripping all the ancilliaries off the 2 door engine as it developed a bad knock at the bottom end and had to be brought back on a recovery truck (423mls) - rear...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 01-08-2012, 11:27 AM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Spent yesterday servicing and checking turbo operation. Today I drove North cruising at 70mph, journey was 433 miles and averaged 21/gal. Glad its diesel as petrol would have been heavier consumption
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 12-30-2011, 08:40 AM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Turbo off (again) as gasket blew on 500 mile return trip, what a pain getting over mountains with no turbo. All refitted & running
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-26-2011, 08:49 AM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Changed the engine oil/filter, fitted new valve cover gaskets/adjusted valve clearances and gave it a good bath
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-09-2011, 12:22 PM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Engine start switch (diesel) been playing up - not always turning starter over. Dealer wanted 240 + tax for bits. Now got push button start with total cost of 5.00 inc tax
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-05-2011, 10:12 AM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Had a set of General Grabbers fitted as I am heading North into possible snow
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-24-2011, 11:53 PM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Changed the shocks for some Bilstein twin tubes. Fitted oil catch tanks, EGR's already blanked off, so the trucks are not eating their own 'waste'.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-20-2011, 09:13 AM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Performance has not been good since engine rebuild. Timing was checked & spot on. Found a blow on the joint between the turbo and the downpipe, got new gasket & went to fit it - last mechanic??? to...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-11-2011, 08:59 AM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Water pump fitted in May faulty so replaced under warranty. Polished all the stainless bars & fittings
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-06-2011, 07:24 AM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Changed the gasket between the downpipe & turbo as there was a leak reducing back pressure on the turbo boost
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-03-2011, 10:52 AM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Drove it 500 miles to get home for weekend
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-19-2011, 01:01 PM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

stripped down exhaust system as the manifold gasket and manifold/turbo gaskets had blown. What a difference - more power & less noise
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-14-2011, 10:05 AM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Fitted a 3 ton tow bar - just got electrics to do
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-18-2011, 10:01 AM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Cleaned out the cab on 2 door
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-15-2011, 11:46 AM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Adjusted the valve clearances for the first time since engine rebuild
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-09-2011, 12:22 PM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

RD - one of my favourite all time movies
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-02-2011, 10:49 AM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Flushed the engine and changed the oil/filter
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 05-28-2011, 12:21 PM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Got 500 mile trip tomorrow so spent day checking the 2 door over and filling tanks with fuel blend (hate giving government too much money), loaded another 25 gals of blend onto the bed to use for...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 05-21-2011, 11:47 AM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Fitted new water pump and thermostat
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 05-15-2011, 12:24 PM
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Posted By OilBurner
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Polished both the trucks, then cleaned out the beds and cleaned up the wheels. Now looking out the window admiring them
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 05-11-2011, 12:33 PM
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Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

During my lunch break I just sat and admired it
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 05-07-2011, 10:08 AM
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Posted By OilBurner
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread

Cleaned the engine down with degreaser
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