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Old 03-27-2012
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I'd like some ideas here.

I have some "excess" money soon, and I want to do a few things to my ranger.

Hopefully soon i'll be getting a new main rear seal put on, and the same time i'm planning swapping to a bw4406 manual tcase and ditching the AWD (for mpg and 4low reasons)

I'd like to do a few things to refresh my motor up. it does have higher miles on it.

I'd like to get my compression checked soon too.

What can/should I do thats "cheaper" and not doing a 100% tear down and rebuild.
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just take off the upper intake and throttle body and clean those up. they've got to have some carbon in them, and i can't see having to move a whole lot to take the stuff off.

Try a seafoam treatment. That did wonders for my truck.
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just take off the upper intake and throttle body and clean those up. they've got to have some carbon in them, and i can't see having to move a whole lot to take the stuff off.

Try a seafoam treatment. That did wonders for my truck.
i've cleaned most of the easy stuff to take off, but didn't want to seafoam because i have newer spark plugs and didn't want to fowl those up.

Maybe i'll just sea foam and change out the plugs/wires right away
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Clean up the engine bay a bit too. Look around and see if anything else is leaking. Might as well see if anything looks like its going to need to be replaced in the near future. While your at it change the gear oil in the diffs. Just little stuff. Up to you.
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Fuel Filter is always neglected, inspect your injectors
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Fuel filter was changed last year.

Went and seafoamed today, and put a bit in the oil too.

getting some motorcraft plugs/wires in the mail hopefully monday (my wires are probably original)

next day i have off i think i'm going to pull the upper intake and clean that out and the egr stuff too.
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