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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-15-2016, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: Building a 2.3 help

Idk I took the head apart yesterday and the I have hydraulic lifters and roller rockers. It didn't have solid rockers or lifters
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-14-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: Building a 2.3 help

I do drive it on a regular basis just not as much as I used to since I got a newer quieter car, this truck is basically my toy, I use it on trails and rallycross and whenever I need to haul...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-13-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: Building a 2.3 help

I would but no one has roller cams that offer a good performance for cheaper price they are all 450 and over, and this truck isn't a daily driver anymore so I really don't wanna spend a ridiculous...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-13-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: Building a 2.3 help

And just one more question, can I replace the roller rockers with solid rockers to use a solid cam
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-13-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: Camshaft help

Awesome thank you very much for that info, I really appreciate the help, hopefully someone else chimes in and let's me know, because I also read that roller cams are made of hardened steel where a...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-12-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: Building a 2.3 help

I know it won't change the compression ratio but certain cams say "best when used with (certain compression ratio)" so if I were to use a cam that says best when used with a 10 to 1 ratio in a engine...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-12-2016, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 515
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Camshaft help

So I found a camshaft for a 87 2.3 I would like to use but it says it's for hydraulic followers, will that still work for my 94 2.3?
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-12-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: Building a 2.3 help

I have another question about camshafts, I was reading that my engine has a compression ratio of 9 to 1 if I were to use a cam for a compression ratio of 10 to 1 what would the side effects be...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-12-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: Building a 2.3 help

Thank you for those links, I really appreciate it

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Yea everyone keeps telling me to do that, the problem is that I still want a mild truck that's good on gas but I can still have...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 06-11-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 963
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Building a 2.3 help

So I'm rebuilding my 2.3 and I wanna get alittle more power out of it, money isn't really a issue but I would prefer to keep it naturally aspirated, I'm already getting forged pistons and thinking...
Forum: General Tech 05-28-2016, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,329
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: Drum brake question

So I can't seem to find a parking brake arm at any parts store, could it be called something else? And do I need them for both the driver and passenger side?
Forum: General Tech 05-22-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,329
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: Drum brake question

I'm not quite sure how to answer that haha, I'm just not a big fan of them, mainly the springs trying to put them together and having one come off and hit you in the eye or even just the face is...
Forum: General Tech 05-22-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,329
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: Drum brake question

I think they are awful, and borderline useless
Forum: General Tech 05-22-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,329
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: Drum brake question

Thank you very much
Forum: General Tech 05-22-2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,329
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Drum brake question

I picked up an axle not to long ago and It had no hardware for the brakes at all and I've got all of it except one piece because I cannot figure out the name of it, it goes behind one of the brake...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 05-12-2016, 10:46 PM
Replies: 607
Views: 85,284
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: Lets see those black rangers!

Just some pictures after a huge storm we had before I headed home
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-12-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: 2.3 with 31's what gear ratio?

Yea this is the second transmission that was put into it, I put it in when I first got it cause the original was doing the same thing and then I lost second completely
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-12-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: 2.3 with 31's what gear ratio?

Haha mine isn't just alittle noise, it's a very audible grinding/whining noise, like I can hear it over my exhaust and with the windows down.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-12-2016, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: 2.3 with 31's what gear ratio?

And that would be great but I don't use 5th mainly for the reason that it has this awful noise
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-12-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: 2.3 with 31's what gear ratio?

When I went up to 31's from stock tire size which I believe was a 27 inch tire I didn't notice that much difference, I mean yea it was alittle bit slower but it was slow to begin with, I'm not...
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-11-2016, 04:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: 2.3 with 31's what gear ratio?

That chart was pretty helpful, so I would be better off with 3.73's but 4.10s would be preferred according to that.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-11-2016, 10:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: 2.3 with 31's what gear ratio?

I have barely been able to use 5 even when it had stock tires on it so I just never used it, and on top of that 5th makes a really awful sound.
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-10-2016, 09:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: 2.3 with 31's what gear ratio?

maybe I'll just try them both out haha, and see what one I like better
Forum: Drivetrain Tech 05-09-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,695
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
2.3 with 31's what gear ratio?

Ok so the title basically describes the question, I'm just wonder what gear ratio would be good for daily driving it's about a equal mixture of highway and city, I have 3.55 right now and I have the...
Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 05-02-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By DangerRanger94,19
Re: Temp gauge acting weird

Well I am also losing coolant but I see no signs of leaks anywhere
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