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Forum: Electrical Tech 05-06-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Faint Spark At Battery Connection

I have had my new battery drain after the truck has sat unused for 2-5 weeks. I am getting a faint spark at the battery connection when nothing on the truck is turned on. Is this normal, due to the...
Forum: Audio / Video 04-04-2018, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: Simple Radio?

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First let me say, that it is not a plug and play set-up. It requires some mods to the radio in order to make it all work.

I am not sure of the year, buy...
Forum: Audio / Video 04-03-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 772
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: Simple Radio?

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I feel the same way, but then I turned 75 today. One of the changes I made to my 2000 Ranger, was to swap out the AM/FM/CD radio for an old Mercury Grand...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 02-16-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: Looking for a old truck

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Found this info ---- John

http://www.therangerstation.com/Magazine/winter2011/ford_ranger_dually.htm
Forum: Project Logs 12-30-2017, 09:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,025
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: My Ranger Changes

[QUOTE=1vannn;2740370]There's an extension for Firefox and Chrome called Firefox Fix I believe and it fixes the Photo bucket external photo loading problem. I like your mirrors man, they look great!!...
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 12-25-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 861
Views: 68,536
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: pics of your 2wd

I`ll add mine to the list.

https://i.imgur.com/ETkXZXl.jpg
Forum: Vehicle Snapshots 12-24-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7,072
Views: 338,238
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: Random pics of your truck thread II

I may as well add a photo of my truck --- John

https://i.imgur.com/ETkXZXl.jpg
Forum: Project Logs 12-22-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,025
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: My Ranger Changes

Well, like everyone else, I lost all my Photo Bucket pictures. Here is what my truck looks like as of 12/2017. I will add more photos, as soon as I get them all on the Imgur site.--- John
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Forum: Electrical Tech 08-20-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: Headlight Switch Color Codes

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Thanks for the help. I Remembered a trick I learned years ago. Put a straight pin through a wire and check for voltage with a meter, based on the switch position. All...
Forum: Electrical Tech 08-20-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Headlight Switch Color Codes

I want to tie in my clearance lights to my parking lights at the switch. The 7 wires at the switch are Tan/black stripe -- Tan/white stripe -- (2) red/yellow stripes - Lt. Blue/red stripe -- Dark...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 08-19-2017, 07:15 PM
Replies: 13,367
Views: 470,781
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread IV

Installed the visor above the windshield. Also replaced my Explorer seats with some from a 1987 Mustang GT Sport. Didn't like the headrests, so I pulled them out for now. Although I like the...
Forum: Interior Tech 08-16-2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 933
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
GT Mustang Seats

I have a chance to pick up these 1987 Mustang GT seats for my Ranger. They come without the GT tracks. Will they bolt up to the manual 90s Explorer tracks that I am using now ?? Seller is asking...
Forum: Exterior Tech 07-15-2017, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: Stock Mirror Corner Bracket ?

[quote=Waterlooboy2hp;2725325]
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This is what I started out with ----
http://i.imgur.com/mXBAVFi.jpg

I picked up a pair of the corner brackets from the...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-08-2017, 07:40 AM
Replies: 13,367
Views: 470,781
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread IV

Dropped my truck off at the paint shop to have all the dings and scratches repaired and then a whole new paint job. I miss the truck already. ---- John
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 07-01-2017, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: Tool box

The bed rails on my step-side, are around 17" high. However, I use a narrow cross box on mine. Here is one that may fit your needs, when using a bed cover. The box is 15 3/4" tall. ----- John
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Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-23-2017, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: Removing Radio Antenna ?

Thanks for all the info. Knowing the steps, should eliminate any trial & error I might otherwise have to go through. Expect to replace it with a power antenna. Right now, I am removing a number of...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 06-20-2017, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Removing Radio Antenna ?

Where do you access the radio antenna to remove it from the truck body?? I am thinking I get to it through the wheel well. ---- John
Forum: Exterior Tech 06-17-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: Stock Mirror Corner Bracket ?

[QUOTE=I don't know if any other ones would fit,

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The first part of your reply got me to thinking. A good way to check what fits, is to look the part up on...
Forum: Exterior Tech 06-16-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Stock Mirror Corner Bracket ?

I have installed these 80s Ranger side mirrors on my truck. I want a 2ed pair of the stock molded corner brackets to modify into blank covers, so I can keep my originals for the mirrors I replaced. ...
Forum: General Tech 06-05-2017, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 509
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Factory Ranger Mirrors (80s)

Could some of the Rangers from the 80s come from the factory with door mounted tow mirrors??

I grabbed a set off an 80s Ranger, on my last trip to a salvage yard. They are Ford brand. Thought...
Forum: Project Logs 06-05-2017, 12:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,025
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: My Ranger Changes

Here are a few more bits of progress ----

96 Explorer Sport Seats
http://i40.photobucket.com/albums/e214/Waterlooboy2hp/RANGER/IMG_0139_zpsjdumme5l.jpg

Explorer OHC, Dome Light, Mirror and 2...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 05-20-2017, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13,367
Views: 470,781
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread IV

Put the final touch on my shifter console, in the form of some corrugated wire mold tubing. I wanted to cover the new shifter rod and help match it up with the boot. ---- John
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Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-19-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Outer Shell For A Billet Grill Insert

Well, I`m lost a ball in high weeds here. Seems I can find all sorts of grill inserts, but even they do not come with the outer shell. Where can I buy just an outer shell ?? I would prefer black on...
Forum: General Ford Ranger Discussion 04-10-2017, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13,367
Views: 470,781
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: What did you do to your ranger today thread IV

Got these chrome factory wheels removed and the tires mounted on plain old steel rims. Drove home and put my wheel covers on. Is there any market for the 7 spoke chrome rims ?? What is a set of 4,...
Forum: Project Logs 04-08-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,025
Posted By Waterlooboy2hp
Re: My Ranger Changes

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Yes, I found 3 more rims to match my spare, so that gave me the 4 I needed. Also found a steel spare on a 1990 Explorer. Had all the same specs, with the...
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