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Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 11-19-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 374
Posted By wangbungal
Transmission swap

Hello guys, just need your help with my 1997 ranger 3.0, truck would not move forward, only in reverse, got the trans rebuilt in 2010, just want to know if i ever swapped it with another trans, what...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 09-28-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 11,192
Posted By wangbungal
Re: Water pump removal insanity

you undo the water pump, couple more bolts and you should be good removing the timing cover, replace the front seal attached to the timing cover, a timing cover gasket kit is available in any auto...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 04-13-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,060
Posted By wangbungal
Re: How to remove the catalytic conver 97 ranger 3.0

well could not fit a grinder nor a torch, i just use a sawzall and cut where the welding for the flange of the catalytic converter, and to make it worst, the one i bought from ebay has a lousy...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 04-13-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,060
Posted By wangbungal
Re: How to remove the catalytic conver 97 ranger 3.0

I did soaked that thing for 2 days actually, with pb blaster, but I tried all the sockets that I have and it just rounded it off the bolts, actually I could not fit a ratchet as the front cross...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 04-12-2013, 07:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,060
Posted By wangbungal
How to remove the catalytic conver 97 ranger 3.0

I bought a catalytic converter on ebay and I have been searching the forums on how to remove the rusty bolts that hold the catalytic converter any tips you guys want to suggest, there is a cross...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 12-31-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 737
Posted By wangbungal
key for the harmonic balancer

i just want to ask, is the key for harmonic balancer made of rubber material? i just removed the harmonic balancer and I was careful about the key being lost, and found its still on the shaft, I...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 12-29-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,074
Posted By wangbungal
Re: Pulling engine out need tips

Yes I did the battery first thing lol,

from the starter hole will be a bolt every quarter, turn the motor from the crank with a ratchet and turn till you can get at the bolt.

I did not get...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 12-29-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,074
Posted By wangbungal
Pulling engine out need tips

I just want to ask to all the people that pulled their engines some tips,techniques, I have a ford ranger 97 3.0 v6,

I would like to pull the engine to do the following:

= Oil Pan Gasket, I...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 12-08-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 444
Posted By wangbungal
coolant leak problem

i have a massive leak in the timing cover, i just want to ask if you guys have to do something in removing the crank pulley or you could just unbolt it, coz in my honda have to put the timing marks...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 12-08-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,098
Posted By wangbungal
Re: gray A/C vacuum line help!!

it goes to that valve that opens the line so the coolant will flow to the heater core here is the link for the part

http://www.frontiernet.net/~jmray/temp/HeaterHoseValve.JPG
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 11-24-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By wangbungal
how much do you think is a reasonable offer for this?

http://miami.craigslist.org/pbc/cto/3401788633.html

I thought of getting this and finding an engine, what could be the most reasonable offer? how much the engines for this go for thank you!
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 07-07-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,129
Posted By wangbungal
Re: Water pump

nope, theres no way, i suggest grab a buddy, that bolt is in a dark spot in the ac bracket, if youre by self, i suggest use something to suspend that bracket along with the compressor and power...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 06-28-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,221
Posted By wangbungal
Re: 99 ranger XLT wont start and clicks when key off!!

you can use a spark checker to see if your coils are firing
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 06-28-2012, 05:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,828
Posted By wangbungal
Re: Vacuum leak

its kinda hard to pinpoint a common place for vacuum leaks, my advice is to start from small to large areas.. what I mean is start with all the vacuum hoses that comes out at the intake manifold,...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 04-06-2012, 04:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,796
Posted By wangbungal
Re: Fuel Filter

just open your gas cap to relieve the pressure,or pull the fuse for your fuel pump, then run your truck until it stalls jack it up, prepare a rag, as there is still gas coming your way, goggles as...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 01-22-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,702
Posted By wangbungal
Re: it just shut off?!?!?!?!?

your alternator crapped out, try to jumped your battery see if it would start
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 01-22-2012, 12:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,550
Posted By wangbungal
Re: Help!! Engine won't Run!!!

rent a cel reader from autozone,see if any check engine codes,might be surprised of how many it is
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 01-04-2012, 08:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,242
Posted By wangbungal
Re: Purchasing a MAF sensor

do you have check engine light that could tell if your MAF is bad? Thats weird, could be there is a short thats why its not starting when its plug in,just my thought..hope it helps,
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 12-30-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,716
Posted By wangbungal
Re: 98' 3.0L... No acceleration, power, or pep

just want to suggest what i did when I am having misfires in my 3.0

1. clean maf sensor
2. clean egr/ egr ports
3. replaced dpfe sensor/hoses (went to the junk yard and grab the one from a ford...
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 12-15-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,399
Posted By wangbungal
Re: Belt Tensioner?

have you tried putting a belt dressing? just to see if it really the belts are squeaking?
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 12-15-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,399
Posted By wangbungal
Re: Belt Tensioner?

why are you replacing the belt tensioner? usuually the one that squeaks in a 3.0 is the idller pulley,just my thought..
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 09-14-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,959
Posted By wangbungal
Re: Can barley make it up small hills without loosing power

how did you fix your clogged converter?
Forum: Interior Tech 09-13-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 558
Posted By wangbungal
wind and exhaust smoke coming inside

i was driving the turnpike and found it annoying that i could hear wind gust and inhale exhaust smoke from other vehicles ac or no ac inside my truck ,is there anything i could do to stop this?
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-09-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,587
Posted By wangbungal
Re: bad fuel pump?

check for vacuum leaks, you may have some hoses that are collapsing
Forum: 3.0 Vulcan Tech 08-03-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,066
Posted By wangbungal
Re: wont start

yeah unbolt your starter, dont buy a new one yet, bring it to the nearest autozon or advance and theyll check it for you
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