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Forum: Generation 7 01-17-2017, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,177
Posted By oneribshy
1 barrel air filter housing WANTED

I had tried to put a 2 barrel carb on my 1984 ford ranger 2.3 and it would not work. Went back to the 1 barrel but the truck never had a air cleaner on it... I NEED one that will fit on it. I have NO...
Forum: Generation 7 01-17-2017, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,109
Posted By oneribshy
I had the wrong thermostat in it is all. I just...

I had the wrong thermostat in it is all. I just got the same one that was installed by the previous owner thought it was the right one....WRONG So all this was a waste of time.
Forum: Other Ford Engines 03-22-2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,292
Posted By oneribshy
She has a lift on her already. Maybe that's what...

She has a lift on her already. Maybe that's what I need to do is drop in a v8. Still a costly conversion im figuring. I'm also figuring maybe a rebuild with turbo
Forum: Other Ford Engines 03-20-2016, 01:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,292
Posted By oneribshy
Darn my 2.3 just sucks and I don't have much...

Darn my 2.3 just sucks and I don't have much money to play with. And I'm at a loss of what is the best way to go. I want more power but want the easiest to accomplish it.
Forum: Other Ford Engines 03-19-2016, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,292
Posted By oneribshy
84 2.3 to a 87 jeep 4.0 straight 6

I am wondering if its possible to replace my 84 rangers 2.3 straight 4 with a 87 jeep straight 6 4.0? Both are manual shift.
Forum: Generation 7 03-07-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,109
Posted By oneribshy
The thermo was the problem

Well Guys it was MY FAULT!!!! I took the truck in yesterday to a mechanic for a tune up... Had him look at a few things while it was in there....Anyway it was the thermostat the whole time. It was...
Forum: Generation 7 03-06-2015, 12:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,109
Posted By oneribshy
had a idea I am going to ad a 12 volt RV water...

had a idea I am going to ad a 12 volt RV water pump to my heater hose from the pump and when I turn my heater on it will turn on the pump and pump the water through the core... This is the weakest...
Forum: Generation 7 03-02-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,109
Posted By oneribshy
well that didn't work either blows cold air at...

well that didn't work either blows cold air at hwy speeds too. ill get air out of system like before and I will just have to live with this idle problem. I was hoping the finger vane pump would push...
Forum: Generation 7 03-01-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,109
Posted By oneribshy
I thought is was working anyway........I am...

I thought is was working anyway........I am changing pumps today to a full finger vane pump, in the hopes it pumps more water. Everything is free flowing no ex-strictions anywhere! I'll will try this...
Forum: Generation 7 03-01-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,486
Posted By oneribshy
I've given up on the lite conversion for...

I've given up on the lite conversion for now...THANKS GUYS
Forum: Generation 7 02-16-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,486
Posted By oneribshy
Boy Guys thanks a lot of GREAT info! I thank...

Boy Guys thanks a lot of GREAT info! I thank you... Its going to be a work in progress. But hopefully a fun one.:nana::nana:
Forum: Generation 7 02-14-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,486
Posted By oneribshy
Good point guys THANKS Think I will keep my...

Good point guys THANKS Think I will keep my regular turns in then. VERY GOOD ADVICE! I do want to do my dash lights (blue) though and dome lite (clear)!
Forum: Generation 7 02-14-2015, 12:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,538
Posted By oneribshy
I did the conversion its ok has some mounting...

I did the conversion its ok has some mounting probs but the biggie was the adjustment screw for the steering box... had to grind most of it off to make the pump belt not get ripped apart.
Forum: Electrical 02-14-2015, 12:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,570
Posted By oneribshy
1984 ranger led lite conversion?

I want to convert my 84 ranger to LED! I am now under the impression I can't just change bulbs. I want to change dome-flashers-tail-turn-dash- headlites not sure yet. HELP?:headbang: :headbang:...
Forum: Generation 7 02-13-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,486
Posted By oneribshy
converting to LED lites

I am wanting to convert to led lighting to my 84 ranger. I bought some new led dash lights but was told they will burn out real quick UNLESS I put in a resistor or limiter (I think its called) on the...
Forum: Generation 7 02-13-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,538
Posted By oneribshy
ps going to post some new pics of truck tomorrow...

ps going to post some new pics of truck tomorrow shes changing all the time.
Forum: Generation 7 02-13-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,538
Posted By oneribshy
UPDATE---- going to stick with my setup 2.3 going...

UPDATE---- going to stick with my setup 2.3 going to replace my NEW one barrel and get a holley 350 2 barrel with another manifold with a new flow master exhaust system. I have some race track...
Forum: Generation 7 02-13-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,109
Posted By oneribshy
The fluid is always full reservoir full, all the...

The fluid is always full reservoir full, all the lines are clear new heater core, 160 thermostat, New water pump. She blows out warm air now, but hardly any at a idle. I just purchased another pump...
Forum: Generation 7 02-07-2015, 11:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,538
Posted By oneribshy
Another delema

I did my steering swap. Had some trouble along the way. I couldn't find right bracket so modified one had to replace the fuel pump (steering pump in the way) with a inline electric fuel pump and...
Forum: Generation 7 02-07-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,538
Posted By oneribshy
Well I have the power steering in and works good...

Well I have the power steering in and works good had all new pitman and rod ends put in. Had to eliminate the fuel pump and put a inline electric one in. But boy the little guy just has no power with...
Forum: Generation 7 01-16-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,538
Posted By oneribshy
I was told a 2.9 might work..... I am wondering...

I was told a 2.9 might work..... I am wondering about putting in a 302 like you suggested. I have seen a few around and have even had one in a boat and she sounded real nice.. I just might go that...
Forum: Generation 7 01-09-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,538
Posted By oneribshy
Was wondering if a 2.9 inline six would work?

Was wondering if a 2.9 inline six would work?
Forum: Generation 7 12-27-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,538
Posted By oneribshy
Thanks good to know,, I'll try that too. I am a...

Thanks good to know,, I'll try that too. I am a fly by my pants guy... Now I am thinking of throwing in a bigger engine.. I have the stock 4 speed manual.... What could I put in easily? Could I put...
Forum: Generation 7 12-26-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,538
Posted By oneribshy
I've Looked and have found nothing here so far....

I've Looked and have found nothing here so far. But I will keep trying. I might just go the new route.. Thanks Guys
Forum: Generation 7 12-13-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,538
Posted By oneribshy
That's kinda what I thought... There are you pull...

That's kinda what I thought... There are you pull it places around here I'll check in with.... Thanks
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