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Forum: Interior Tech 10-31-2018, 02:55 PM
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Posted By kiyomiyo
Planning to convert a manual lock/window 96 ranger to power. Will power panels fit?

I'm considering retrofitting my 96 base ranger that has manual windows and locks to be powered.

Once retrofitted, would the door panels from a powered window and lock ranger fit in place of the...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 10-31-2018, 12:41 PM
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Views: 241
Posted By kiyomiyo
Looking at an axel assembly, advice?

I'm looking at the following axel assembly on OfferUp. I asked the seller if they happen to have any photos of the condition of the ring and pinion.

Assuming the gears aren't chewed up, is this a...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-23-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By kiyomiyo
Re: Increasing power on a 96 2WD 4.0 OHV ranger?

What do you think the average poster age is?
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-23-2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By kiyomiyo
Re: Increasing power on a 96 2WD 4.0 OHV ranger?

Maybe I'll just 2JZ swap it, lower it and put on some spinners and altezza lights.... LOL J/K
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-22-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By kiyomiyo
Re: Increasing power on a 96 2WD 4.0 OHV ranger?

Are the bellhousings on those transmissions as well as the V8 5.0 the same (will bolt to) a 4r55E and vise-versa?
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-22-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By kiyomiyo
Re: Brush guard for a 96 ranger?

HMm, what I may end up doing is installing a front receiver hitch, 12V quick connect and connect a winch when needed.
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-22-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By kiyomiyo
Re: Increasing power on a 96 2WD 4.0 OHV ranger?

Thanks, I've added the cooler to my purchase list for next month.

For now it seems like I should prioritize the 4:10 read diff. I'll leave the engine itself alone for now.

I'll look into...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-22-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By kiyomiyo
Re: Increasing power on a 96 2WD 4.0 OHV ranger?

Can you reccomend a good cooler kit? Also, the speedometer is controlled via a replaceable/recalibratable sensor IIRC?
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-22-2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 579
Posted By kiyomiyo
Increasing power on a 96 2WD 4.0 OHV ranger?

I have a 96' ranger i'm looking to increase the power on.


I'm already planning to switch from 3.73 to a 4.10 diff and add a transmission cooler (to handle the higher RPM)

What would the cost...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 10-22-2018, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By kiyomiyo
Brush guard for a 96 ranger?

I've had no luck finding a brush guard for my 96 ranger. It looks like Warn stopped manufacturing it and I can't find one for sale anywhere.

I can find a winch capable bumper that has a guard on...
Forum: Electrical Tech 01-03-2016, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 236
Posted By kiyomiyo
Need advice on alarm installation for 1996 ranger

There have been a rash of vehicle break ins on my street, 5 in the past month. I have been losing sleep over the issue as it's only a matter of time before my windows are smashed and my vehicle's...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 11-22-2015, 11:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,106
Posted By kiyomiyo
Re: Does the rear differential need to be drained prior to replacing the rear wheel b

Thanks, I saw that the shaft and hub are a giant piece when I was working on my brakes today.

Thanks, I may just do them the next time I drain the diff in 60K miles or so as I only see the fronts...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 11-19-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,106
Posted By kiyomiyo
Re: Does the rear differential need to be drained prior to replacing the rear wheel b

Just to verify, I'd have to pull the axle before accessing the bearings which are in the vicinity of the brake drums?
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 11-18-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,106
Posted By kiyomiyo
Does the rear differential need to be drained prior to replacing the rear wheel bearr

Hi all, I Hopefully have a simple question.

I have a 1996 Ford ranger, 2WD with a 8.8 Rear Differential.

The fluid in the rear differential was last changed around 90K

My vehicle is at 120K...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 10-18-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 361
Posted By kiyomiyo
Transmission Slip yoke replacement

I damaged my Radius brackets and possibly my transmission yolk as well.

I definitely have a binding which causes my truck to vibrate and jerk when starting from a stop and Suspect it's related to...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 10-18-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By kiyomiyo
Re: Ran over a stump mangled radius arm mounts and smacked rear diff, need to fix asa

Local auto parts stores did not have the radius arm brackets and would take two weeks to get them so I ordered em off amazon.

I beleive that the vibration i'm feeling is the slip yolk binding when...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 10-17-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 296
Posted By kiyomiyo
Ran over a stump mangled radius arm mounts and smacked rear diff, need to fix asap

Hi all,

I made a serious error in judgement a few hours ago when sleep deprived and thought I had more clearance then I did and proceeded to drive over a stump.

The end result is I twisted the...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 07-28-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By kiyomiyo
Re: Loud squeaking/chirping noise coming from engine compartment

Soaped the belt and it quieted down, Guess I'll be replacing that then, Thanks!
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 07-26-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By kiyomiyo
Re: Loud squeaking/chirping noise coming from engine compartment

Belt is in excellent perfect shape with no cracks and was replaced along with the tensioner assembly last year.

I could likely put some dressing on it though.
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 07-26-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 935
Posted By kiyomiyo
Loud squeaking/chirping noise coming from engine compartment

I have an obnoxious chirping noise coming from my engine compartment which I've been unable to locate.

The Truck is a 96 ranger with a V6 4.0L engine.

It's audible idle when the engine has been...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 07-26-2015, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 608
Posted By kiyomiyo
Re: Camshaft syncronizer

Here's the guide I looked at to locate mine, it has some pretty good info in it which may help you.

http://www.therangerstation.com/tech_library/camshaft_position_sensor_cmp.shtml
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 07-26-2015, 12:49 PM
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Views: 579
Posted By kiyomiyo
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-09-2014, 07:22 PM
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Views: 331
Posted By kiyomiyo
Enging bogging down at idle in gear when EVAP system connected.

I just fixed my cracked, split evap system which had broken between the purge valve and intake.


I'm now greeted with a new issue, when i have the hose from my charcoal cannister to my purge...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 06-08-2014, 08:07 PM
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Views: 548
Posted By kiyomiyo
Engine Nearly stalling under load when EVAP system connected.

Hello all. I have a 1996 ranger with a V6 4.0 Liter OHV engine.

I just fixed a cracked, worn vacuum hose coming from the EVAP charcoal canister towards the intake which was causing the engine to...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 12-21-2012, 10:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,087
Posted By kiyomiyo
Re: Awful Grinding Noise when idle in gear

My speculation about the belt was right, went to another auto parts stotr and their interchanges were about 1/2 in shorter. New belt in and the tensioner is no longer near it's stop! Noise has not...
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