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Forum: General Tech 02-15-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By jrg24
Re: Question about selling a Ranger

500 obo is what I was thinking. I just wanted to make sure I wasn't out of line or missing something else. As for trading it in, I have been told in the past that I would get zero for the trade in...
Forum: General Tech 02-14-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By jrg24
Question about selling a Ranger

I have a 2001 Ford ranger XLT with the 2.3l The truck runs, I'm pretty sure it has a busted head gasket. it leaks oil and coolant. The airbags are not hooked up and are not original to the truck. ...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-21-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,822
Posted By jrg24
2001 2.3 Ranger Oil Leak

I climbed under the truck today and noticed that there is oil all over the tranny and oil pan (and very little oil still in the truck). It has been leaking while it is running as there have been no...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 09-29-2010, 09:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,414
Posted By jrg24
2.3l duratech rough idle & smoke. wont start now

I went out to the truck today and started it up. when I turned the key it was having a difficult time raising the RPMs and was spewing smoke that was a gray/white color. I could keep it trying to...
Forum: Exterior Tech 10-05-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,866
Posted By jrg24
are those noticeably brighter than the stock...

are those noticeably brighter than the stock bulbs?
Forum: Interior Tech 10-03-2009, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,263
Posted By jrg24
i ended up running a wire with a inline fuse from...

i ended up running a wire with a inline fuse from the battery and ground to a bolt under the seat.

looks like i am gonna have to replace retensioners after all. the drivers seat on my old truck...
Forum: Interior Tech 10-01-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,263
Posted By jrg24
no problems geezmo. i want trying to be a dick...

no problems geezmo. i want trying to be a dick either. i just figured that i wasnt articulating myself very well and wanted to clarify. My pretensioners have to be replaced, thats why i got the new...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-30-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,263
Posted By jrg24
I dont know how site admin or the owners feel...

I dont know how site admin or the owners feel about posting thread from other forums, but i found this thread on ford truck enthusiasts. Please delete this if it is not welcome
...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-30-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,263
Posted By jrg24
so i will not be able to hook up the...

so i will not be able to hook up the pretensioners again. at all. ever? i am not trying to hook the power seats through the yellow connector. i know what it is for. I want to take the gray...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-30-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,263
Posted By jrg24
Downey, i will get the connectors from the...

Downey, i will get the connectors from the explorer so i can wire the power seats. of course, this is assuming i can change the connectors for the pretensioners. thats the big issue now. I do not...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-30-2009, 05:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,263
Posted By jrg24
yes, its the connector for the seatbelt...

yes, its the connector for the seatbelt pretensioner. I just want to make the connector on the seat couple with the connector coming out of the floor.
Forum: Interior Tech 09-30-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,263
Posted By jrg24
I noticed something else about the seats that are...

I noticed something else about the seats that are different. the electrical connectors under the seat are different. The gray one is what my truck has now. the yellow one is what the explorer I...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-30-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By jrg24
sounds easy enough. now, if i only knew the...

sounds easy enough. now, if i only knew the right way to provide the power to it.... I have never done any type of electrical work before so this is completely new territory to me.
Forum: Interior Tech 09-30-2009, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 922
Posted By jrg24
manual to power seats

I went to the junk yard today to find some new seats, but i held off on buying them even though they are sweet. The only thing stopping me is the driver seat is power. I can pull the harness for...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-30-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,263
Posted By jrg24
But to control the seats is what I need. For...

But to control the seats is what I need. For example the battery is dead on this explored and it is difficult to get to the rear bolts because I can't move the seat forward. Want to be able to...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-30-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,263
Posted By jrg24
Need help quick! Power seats

I am at the junk yard now and found an explored with leather seats that are immaculate. Driver side seat is power. How hard is it to add power seats to a truck that is currently with mehanical seats?...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-30-2009, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,743
Posted By jrg24
awesome. im about to head to the salvage yard...

awesome. im about to head to the salvage yard now. hopefully they have one. any problems with the install?
Forum: Interior Tech 09-30-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,743
Posted By jrg24
It is probably gonna be difficult for me to find...

It is probably gonna be difficult for me to find a manual explorer. where did you guys find the boot to go around the shifter? what size opening is there? I just got the perfect excuse to replace...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-29-2009, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,513
Posted By jrg24
what year make and model did that shorty console...

what year make and model did that shorty console come from? that would be my console of choice if i could find one.
Forum: Interior Tech 09-29-2009, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,324
Posted By jrg24
Seat Swap and SRS question

Since the seats are part of the SRS system, does swapping the seats pose any safety threat, or can it cause issues with the SRS system? I am getting my airbags replaced tomorrow and am wanting to...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 09-10-2009, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,916
Posted By jrg24
is the 2.3l duratec the most difficult to maintain?

on another forum , there was a thread where a guy said that the 2.3 duratec is the most difficult and most expensive ranger engine to maintain. would you guys agree?

I havent worked on other...
Forum: Exterior Tech 09-09-2009, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 951
Posted By jrg24
Clear corner lights..where you find em?

I am liking the clear corner lights i have seen in some of your pics. where are you guys finding them at? I have seen a few on ebay, but i was hoping to find some that have a see thru lens (just...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-09-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,871
Posted By jrg24
one more thing, if safety isnt the priority, and...

one more thing, if safety isnt the priority, and you just want them there for aesthetic reasons, look and see if you can find replacement covers on ebay or elsewhere on the internet. I tried after...
Forum: Exterior Tech 09-09-2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 29,629
Posted By jrg24
I just got my grill apart. didnt have too much...

I just got my grill apart. didnt have too much trouble except for one of the clips. I though it was gonna break but I got it off in tact. I noticed that my emblem bolts were eaten up and it looked...
Forum: Interior Tech 09-09-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,871
Posted By jrg24
my airbags deployed a few years ago, and i am...

my airbags deployed a few years ago, and i am just not getting around to having them replaced. I was gonna do it myself, but i want to make sure it was done right. as far as installing new bags, it...
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