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  #1976  
Old 09-15-2010
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Cut / trimmed, and installed brand new black carpet with an extra layer of automotive padding.

Gave a good sweat in this Texas heat, but very worth it, though.


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installed pre 04 center console/cup holder and alon maglite mount
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I had the oil changed and used Mobil 1 again. Tires rotated, and my ASE certified mechanic spotted a problem with my steering system, he said that there was a stabilizer pin in the steering system that was broken and recommended replacing both of them on the front wheels, cost to replace the pins was about $150.

I knew something wasn't right in the front end and there was a random clunking sound I'd hear once in awhile. He said the pin could possibly puncture a tire and would cause a problem. So I had him fix it. He also said my front brake pads are getting thin, and need to be replaced. He wanted to replace rotors, pads, and a bunch of other stuff and ran the estimate up to $600, and I decided I need to shop around or just put a set of pads on myself.

Update: the clunking sound that was in my steering system is now gone.


2003 Ranger XLT 2.3 Auto, Air. 65xxx miles

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  #1979  
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Pulled out the stock Ford AM-FM radio and slipped in a JVC CD player/receiver. Oh, and I washed the truck.
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Old 09-15-2010
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Nothing it is in ypsi while im in rochester going to school
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Intake Kit

Today I put a new K&N Intake kit in my truck. Tool me a little more than an hour, would have been shorter but had trouble getting the alternator bolt loose to mount the kit.


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Detailed the interior and washed it.

Waxing tomorrow, what should I use for pads? I have some CLEAN blue rags I was gonna use...
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Did the OHC mod, put new rotors pads shoes and brake hardware on.
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I had new front brake pads put on and while he had it apart I had the mechanic re-pack the front wheel bearings with grease. It runs and handles like a new truck now. All ready for winter now.

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installed a screaming demon coil pack new plugs underdog wires a tool box and a tonneau cover
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Rear brakes, shoes, wheel cylinder, drums, new springs and parking brake cables.

Now the battery light is on. Time to haul the alternator to the Zone for testing.
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Now the battery light is on. Time to haul the alternator to the Zone for testing.
Have your battery checked while you're at it
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Installed OHC and vacuumed while satellite internet was being installed.
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Drove it for the first time in months, pulled up to a new FX4 F-150 at a light.... Yeah, I've been looking at them for months now and I had to pull up next to one at a light.. Karma telling me or taunting me... Will be ordering one for Christmas...
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Old 09-22-2010
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Worried about my truck not charging and blowing fuses...

Then fixed it at midnight, so technically this could go for two days...
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Old 09-22-2010
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I sat in it for one last time...

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Old 09-22-2010
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towed a 95 eagle talon to a friends on a flatbed ..... 40 mi no big deal seemed easier than towing dads jeep

batt light flashed on me but hasnt come back on since ... ill be pissed if the alternator (installed jan) goes before i get a new truck
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I sat in it for one last time...

was the hood still good? hey i rhymed

Get the hood!
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Old 09-22-2010
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took the bed liner out and the tail lights out to get the bed ready to take out for a frame swamp
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I sat in it for one last time...

I bet that was pretty sad seeing it all torn apart like that, everyone touching her in inappropriate places.
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bought most of the efi stuff and picked it up yesterday... pics in my thread, if your curious,

http://www.ranger-forums.com/f82/mot...-works-110647/
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Drove into town with the wife, first stop light we pulled up to an FX4- 150 is next to us, next light a pair of 250's one 2 door one 4 door, I swear they are taunting me... I told her and she said not until next year still... grrrr...
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Old 09-25-2010
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Installed a new pair of PIAA 9007 Replacement Bulbs for the headlights. 4000k and no ricer blinding! And hopefully new 235/85r16's by the end of next week!
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put new cragars on and a k and n baby!!!!
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Pulled out the Bissell and cleaned the console arm rest.
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