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Old 01-07-2012
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Just re-ran the wiring to my amp, I wasn't so sloppy this time.
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Old 01-07-2012
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Vacuumed the interior
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Old 01-07-2012
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Installed new blacked out headlight/corner housings, installed new black 8" antena, and washed her.
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Old 01-07-2012
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Replaced my timing belt. PITA!
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Old 01-08-2012
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What did I do to my Ford Ranger today?
I emptied out all my soda cans, cigarette butts, and clothing; steam cleaned the carpet, put in air fresheners, and then put all my clothing and other stuff back in. Can't tell you how many people said I should clean my truck sometime soon. I did however spend about 4.5 hours detailing the outside and engine bay.
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Old 01-08-2012
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Re installed the Original Cats after welding up the large crack where bolts to mainfold and washed and detailed her
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What did I do? WHAT DID I DO? I installed my new explorer axle :)
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Old 01-08-2012
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new Stickers. Pictures later.
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Old 01-08-2012
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Don't turbo it. I Don't care if it's v6 or a 4cyl. I'm assuming you a 4 cylinder because you want more power. Your best bet is to just swap it for something you can bar. If you turbo it and it is not a D.O.T. approved turbo kit it will not pass smog. No point in that. Swap it for a motor that is turbo'ed already. One that you can pass B.A.R. with.) Then you can play with it from their and do the little sneaky stuff that will make you have more power that smog guys won't notice. Your 2wd so it's not like you have to find a tranny that will have to work for a 4wd. Either that or just do a v8 swap. Soooo much info on here or tons of other sites that will help you get the knowledge you need on getting a v8's into rangers.
where i live in illinois doesnt inspect vehicles and where id like to move in missouri doesnt inpect vehicles 5 years old or older so i think im safe since it will be 2 to 3 years before i move to missouri anyway. My reasoning for a turbo is to keep the 4banger and just see what i can get out of it. I know im gonna lose gas mileage but i wanna keep the 4banger in it. if i get another ranger sometime after my insurance goes back down then ill likely do a v8 swap in it.
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Old 01-08-2012
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Heater core

I just got done changing a heater core on a 1997 Ranger. Those of you who have done this know what I went through.
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Old 01-08-2012
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I just got done changing a heater core on a 1997 Ranger. Those of you who have done this know what I went through.
Haha have fun. I'm the youngster at work so I get the **** work. Done about 12 of them i know all the secrets
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put gas in it to the tune of 54 bucks
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I just got done changing a heater core on a 1997 Ranger. Those of you who have done this know what I went through.
Aw hell, It isn't that bad.
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I changed my oil. Used valvoline full synthetic for the first time. I also got this Lucas oil injector cleaner- has anyone used it did they notice a difference? It was only a couple bucks so no big deal. I installed a kenwood hd radio headunit and alpine speakers the other day and hey sound great I'm really excited about that
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Drove it 2 miles to subway.
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Old 01-08-2012
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Re installed the Original Cats after welding up the large crack where bolts to mainfold and washed and detailed her
That's a he'll of a nice lookin truck I like the rims
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Old 01-08-2012
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wired my foglights and offroad lights
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took it to town and detailed the outside of it. lookin all shiny again now
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Nice looking truck!
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Old 01-08-2012
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I agree. Ill trade you grilles!
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^Yes sir, great looking truck.
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Old 01-08-2012
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hm for some reason this went in twice and i have no idea how to delete the second one lol
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Joe, your truck looks good.
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Old 01-08-2012
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I agree. Ill trade you grilles!
lol nope im keepin this one
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hm for some reason this went in twice and i have no idea how to delete the second one lol
It has been deleted. :)
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