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2 Hours Ago 10:14 PM
 Off-Idle Acceleration Anomoly
EVAP purge solenoid is normally closed, so unplug its 2 wire connector and see if it holds vacuum, it should, if not replace it This solenoid gets 12v, on red wire, with key on, PCM controls the... (358 views, 14 replies)
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3 Hours Ago 10:03 PM
 Greetings from Southern Maryland
Clean Ranger, welcome aboard ! (45 views, 1 replies)
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3 Hours Ago 10:00 PM
 302 or 351W radiator for 2.3 Dohc
I'm still looking at what its gonna take but the 351w is a 5.8L v8 and I want to have the engine run the fan as little as possible so I get more power and better econemy, turbocharging will also... (331 views, 11 replies)
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3 Hours Ago 09:57 PM
 Timing chain noise?
+1 ^^^ Could be pre-detonation, AKA pinging/knocking Put a 1/2 tank of Premium gasoline, 93 octane, in, see if "rattle" goes away after a bit, if so then yes, pinging was what it was/is (68 views, 4 replies)
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3 Hours Ago 09:47 PM
 V8 swap ?
Interesting, didn't even know about the SVT Truck. 5.4L in a Ranger, wow ! I would like to see that ! Thx (121 views, 6 replies)
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3 Hours Ago 09:40 PM
 fuel pump wiring harness help.
Yes, fuel pump plug only has the 4 wires, 2 grounds, a 12v and a 5v wire Sensor is another plug on the top of tank, with the 3 wires The fuel pump wire, pink one, has a 20amp fuse that would... (43 views, 4 replies)
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3 Hours Ago 09:27 PM
 Just signed up for a lil advice on dropping a sohv in a ohv ranger
Welcome to the forum Yes the 4.0l OHV and 4.0l SOHC used almost the same block so motor mounts are the same and 4.0l transmissions are interchangeable, the SOHC had one extra bolt hole added... (51 views, 1 replies)
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3 Hours Ago 09:11 PM
 Need some help with the AC/Heating system
Good work Thank for the update, pictures are always welcome (92 views, 4 replies)
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5 Hours Ago 08:05 PM
 New to the forum and happy to be
Hi my name is alan & i live in northern California i signed up for some advice on putting a sohv motor in a 98 ranger & hopefully when i am done ill be able to help someone else if they are trying to... (21 views, 0 replies)
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5 Hours Ago 07:10 PM
 Picked up new doner and another ranger
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6 Hours Ago 06:50 PM
 Chasing an EGR Fault ?
With engine idling put longer vacuum hose on EGR valve, and suck on it, you should be able to stall the engine if EGR can open far enough and you have enough exhaust flow from the exhaust manifold. ... (71 views, 3 replies)
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6 Hours Ago 06:32 PM
 Camber issues
I have a 2003 4.0l sohc v6 4wd ranger and for some reason the camber in the tires are off. My front tires are like this / \ I've replaced ever suspension part you can think of that could cause this... (19 views, 0 replies)
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7 Hours Ago 05:44 PM
 anyone remember threadless compression testers?
The regular tester will not fit into spark plug area because it appears to be too long to reach. thank you. MY vehicle is 00 ford ranger 3.0L (79 views, 4 replies)
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7 Hours Ago 05:37 PM
 I thought some would get a kick out of this.
When Ford had the 289s in the Mustangs, they also had a little special 289, that few knew about, back then; it was the 289 Hipo or High Performance. This engine was build as a race engine, had larger... (158 views, 1 replies)
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8 Hours Ago 04:13 PM
 2002 Mazda B3000 Rough Idle P0302 & P0306
Would need a compression average to tell you if 80 or 60 are bad In Calif you can use a 2002 to 2008 3.0l OHV Vulcan engine from a Ranger or B3000 Rule is the "new" engine must be same year or... (310 views, 15 replies)
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9 Hours Ago 03:44 PM
 2001 ranger fender flare
Ok looking for cheap fender flares that will fit on the 2001 ford ranger. they do not have to be for the ranger or an exact fit . I dont mind if they need some work to make them fit. Is there any out... (51 views, 0 replies)
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9 Hours Ago 03:15 PM
 Advice on making truck sound mean?
Thank you, that makes sense. Would you recommend then sticking with a stock exhaust? (149 views, 6 replies)
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10 Hours Ago 02:55 PM
 Harbor Freight wash nozzle and leaf blower
To each his own way of doing things, and won't argue with your choice. But in over 30 years of using a blower to dry everything from clunkers to my show cars and motorcycles, I've never, ever, had a... (154 views, 7 replies)
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11 Hours Ago 02:05 PM
 01-11 4.0L SOHC Aluminum Thermostat Housing
I get you. What I should have said is if anyone here had used one. I've become very wary about reviews online after my tussle with an Amazon seller. I wrote an objective two-star review on... (232 views, 6 replies)
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11 Hours Ago 01:51 PM
 Valve and seat lapping
You'll be fine, take your time and check your work as you go along. You have a 4 litre, the valves are very close together, look for cracks in the head there, apparently that is quite common for... (101 views, 9 replies)

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