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Gave the Ranger some love....

Changed the oil to Royal Purple w/ a Motorcraft filter (no more timing chain rattle)

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Took the brushguard off and changed my mounts to my new ones that have no welds and moved the guard closer to the truck.


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looking good.....glad to hear you fixed the problem...

UNTIL NEXT TIME!!!
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damn looks good man, glad to hear no more timing chain
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looking good.....glad to hear you fixed the problem...

UNTIL NEXT TIME!!!
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haha, how much did that oil set you back?
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im glad you held onto it....its the best looking black truck on the site (since mine is gone) definitely my top 5 on the site...i would have kicked you in the ***** if you got rid of it so early....
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haha, how much did that oil set you back?
$35... + $4 for filter....
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WIX filters FTW!!!!
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WIX filters FTW!!!!
not on the SOHC.... had one all its life that i owned it. switched to motorcraft... wayyyyyyyyy quieter on the timing chain
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how did that oil fix the TC rattle? i need to do something bout mine
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Truck looks good.....where did you get those step bars thats the kind I want
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how did that oil fix the TC rattle? i need to do something bout mine
IDK.... me and Shane (fx4wannabe01) have both had great royal purple reviews.
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When you ordered your headlights did they come with corners?
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Royal Purple is the best


I like the guard closer to the truck
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is there anything you need to do to swap to RP?
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try mobil 1 oil filters extended performance...they are top notch in my eyes. i ran the truck 7-8k and the oil was hardly dirty. but i also paid 10 bucks for the filter
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i put the K&N on this last oil change
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RP isn't actually the best oil, let me find a link to the oil review. I think Rotella and Valvoline were the top
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if valvoline is then im good. lol. i use the valvoline 75k+ oil. the red bottle. lol
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Here's a read if you guys are curious

Royal Purple - Bob Is The Oil Guy
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I filled up with gas today, Shell with V-Power baby! Added like 10 horsepower and a 5 mpg increase!
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Glad to hear that you fixed the TC but why was the brush guard out of wack?
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Looks good with the brush guard closer to the front end. Glad to hear you got the problem fixed. Are you content with your truck now? LOL
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so you didnt get the other truck? you should of if you would of gotten to swap all your mods over it would be of been sick
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Glad to hear that you fixed the TC but why was the brush guard out of wack?
My mounts wear cut and screwed the pitch up on the brush guard....
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