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Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 10-11-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By Kyle_M.
Re: Misfire, and lean bank 1&2 when cold.

HoJo, I haven’t thought to look at the coolant temp sensor, it seems to warm up just fine but I’ll look into it!

Modelageek, I’ve heard, and been told replacing gaskets may fix that. One major...
Forum: 4.0 SOHC / 4.0 OHV Tech 10-10-2017, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By Kyle_M.
Misfire, and lean bank 1&2 when cold.

Iíve got a problem I canít find the answer to!

Info:
2000 Ranger XLT 4.0L OHV, at 104k milage.

Problem(s):
Misfire codes on 4&6, oil found on plugs (possibly from seam above 456 plug wells)...
Forum: Interior Tech 04-03-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 527
Posted By Kyle_M.
Cobra CB won't change channels

Bought a Cobra 19 DX IV off Amazon and wired it up today. When powering on the radio, the LCD illuminates and all letters are blacked and showing.

The screen will not change unless I turn on then...
Forum: Interior Tech 03-24-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 524
Posted By Kyle_M.
Existing relay as Power source to aux fog lights

So I've installed auxiliary fog lights. The power source for the new lights is from my running lights relay (so when my headlight switch can turn off my fog lights). I've installed a switch to...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 03-04-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 19,715
Posted By Kyle_M.
Re: Truck name

My Main Chick Tug. Every girlfriend is a side chick.

I don't know of any girl that will get up and go at 3am unprovoked.
Forum: Interior Tech 09-03-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By Kyle_M.
Forum: Interior Tech 09-03-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 978
Posted By Kyle_M.
Can my doors lock automatically in drive

Is there a setting that will automatically lock my Doors when I put my truck in drive?
Forum: Electrical Tech 09-03-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By Kyle_M.
Re: Door lock actuator bad or wiring problem

Conclusion time!!

The Dorman actuator (176-148) and all Dorman products have a lifetime warranty, oreillys replaced it right there on the spot!

I did check the connections on the actuators...
Forum: Electrical Tech 09-01-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By Kyle_M.
Re: Door lock actuator bad or wiring problem

I don't know the specifications or tolerances of the motor. The actuators were 50-60$ each if I recall.
I do not hear any noise coming from the Dorman actuator, that is why I suspect an electrical...
Forum: Electrical Tech 09-01-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By Kyle_M.
Re: Door lock actuator bad or wiring problem

Right, but I will do this last.

I want to dive deeper into the wiring and electrical to see if the current and voltage is too high causing the motor to burn out. thus; in 3 years time having to...
Forum: Electrical Tech 08-31-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 718
Posted By Kyle_M.
Door lock actuator bad or wiring problem

Over 3 years ago I replaced both OE door lock actuators with Dorman actuators. Last Sunday, the driver side dorman didn't cycle.

Got to the Dorman and felt for vibrations and signs of life as I...
Forum: Cleaning and Detailing 07-23-2015, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,290
Posted By Kyle_M.
dash protection

What kind of material is the Dash and interior door panels. made of? I saw a product from Mothers called VLR (vinyl, leather, rubber) what are good products and methods for cleaning and protecting...
Forum: Suspension Tech 06-18-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By Kyle_M.
Re: help picking between monroe rear shocks

I agree, bilstein are better. However I already replaced the front 2 with Monroe, for continuity I'll be going with 2 monroe in the rear.

My fear is, the load shocks will adversely affect the...
Forum: Suspension Tech 06-17-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 682
Posted By Kyle_M.
help picking between monroe rear shocks

My 2000 ranger(coil 2wd) with 86k is beginning to ride like a couch in the rear and replacing the shocks seems like plausible solution.

I occasionally haul a boat that's about 3500 lbs as well as...
Forum: Exterior Tech 05-04-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,163
Posted By Kyle_M.
Re: Front tow hooks

OEM hooks attach to a cross member that fuses the bumper mount plates. 2 options. have a cross member and attach hooks or buy an aftermarket bumper with hoods attached to it already.
If you're...
Forum: Audio / Video 04-10-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 714
Posted By Kyle_M.
better deck with OEM face

is there such a thing or a way to upgrade the deck without changing the face.

What does upgraded deck do for quality?

*side notes* : I have an alpine amp to 4 polk audio speakers, deck has...
Forum: Off Topic 04-01-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By Kyle_M.
Prank the Parents

hey guys! we all know what day it is.

I need all the photos i can get of wrecked 2000-ish rangers(gold). im set to drive home tomorrow and i wanna get them good tonight!
Forum: Audio / Video 03-25-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,347
Posted By Kyle_M.
Re: Good amp location extended cab

4 door, with jump seats.

Not noon back there regularly; mostly tools / fishing gear or cases of booze.
Forum: Audio / Video 03-25-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,347
Posted By Kyle_M.
Re: Good amp location extended cab

possibly, I'll give it a try this weekend.

should I worry about mounting it?
Forum: Audio / Video 03-25-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,347
Posted By Kyle_M.
Good amp location extended cab

Currently amp is located on my passanger floor rear, amp is not mounted. previous owner did not have it secured for unknown reasons.

Where and how should I mount this alpine amp?
Forum: Exterior Tech 03-13-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,652
Posted By Kyle_M.
Re: The blind spot...

being someone who cannot look outward (to the ear) because of a medical condition, looking over my shoulder does little.

SOLUTION:
1. convex mirrors on the bottom/outer edge of my mirrors....
Forum: Off Topic 02-27-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,196
Posted By Kyle_M.
Forum: Off Topic 02-27-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,196
Posted By Kyle_M.
Re: What color is it?

^haha
I'm sorry I had to,

Thunderdome is the new law

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I've seen black and blue, as well as gold and white.
Forum: Off Topic 02-26-2015, 11:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,196
Posted By Kyle_M.
What color is it?

Title says it all.
Forum: Southern Region 02-25-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 640
Posted By Kyle_M.
Nacogdoches area

Any of yall around Nacogdoches, Lufkin area?
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