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Adding Cruise Control to 2007 Ranger, with this aftermark unit

I called this company, they sounded very professional and knoweldgeable.
They guaranteed that it'll work, no extra parts needed.
I think im going to go this route to add cruise to my truck.

http://www.thecruisecontrolstore.com...014/ranger9609
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I added aftermarket cruise to my 02 and it works great.
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i think doing ford OEM is cleanest but piecemealing the right parts together is giving me a hard time, a lot of uncertainty.

i think this will do the trick...
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Let me know how well this works i would like to add one to my 2002 Ranger XLT.
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Interesting, I wonder how it works. The pictures kinda suck
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Should be here next week, I'm having it installed professionally locally. I'll report back!
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Yea a review of its operation would be awesome
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That kit looks a lot like the ones I installed on the new Rangers at work. It wasn't too difficult to do either. Good luck!
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Is it just a servo added to the stock cable that pinches it where you want it, or is it something manipulated electrically?
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It's a servo with its own cable that you hook onto the throttle body. You tap a couple wires for power, key on, brake positive and negative, tach signal or vss and ground. Adjust the settings on the box for square wave length 8000 pulses, motor size, gain sensitivity etc. It's sounds w little complicated with the settings but it really wasn't too difficult. It was more trial and error if you had a setting off, try a different setting.
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Rentz, it's good to hear you have had a good experience with a similar unit. The cruise arrived yesterday and I'll have it installed this week or next.

Looks like with enough time I MIGHT be able to do it myself but my tech guy is def better suited and equipped to do this more than I.

I was reading the manual and I was stumped on the square wave signal! Thanks for letting me know.

EDIT UPDATE:
cruise added - see thread here

https://www.ranger-forums.com/showth...51#post1865551

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Just followed the link to purchase. It has changed to this ;

1988-2011 Ford Ranger Rostra Complete Cruise Control Kit - The Cruise Control Store
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Yes that is the kit i used. i was very happy with it only AFTER it was perfectly dialed in. the settings need to be tweaked and the 'take up slack' in the line needs to be set right. once that is done and adjusted, engaging and operation of the cruise control is no different than a factory installed set up. i used mine religiously as i drove the truck about 20,000 highway miles a year.

the other nice thing about that supplier / shop is the service. when i was 'fine tuning' the unit i called them, and a real live person answered the phone who transferred me to another real live person who picked up right away and stayed on the phone with me for some time together as i fine tuned the settings and talked about the installation specifics. it was a breath of fresh air dealing with them.
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