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Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 03-20-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By racsan
i ended up passing on it, too much $ and they...

i ended up passing on it, too much $ and they wouldnt come off the price, sure less than 20K miles, but still a 2005. i did test drive it and wasnt impressed, i figured it would have more performace...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 03-20-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By racsan
i know, the only reason i havent 'finished" it...

i know, the only reason i havent
'finished" it is im concerned about sun glare off the hood if it is silver, i probly should have went the other way and did silver in the middle, leaving top and...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 03-19-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By racsan
tires look like new, date code says they are 4...

tires look like new, date code says they are 4 years old. just took them off a couple of weeks ago. havent gone back to my factory alloy wheels yet, took cap off so i could paint the roof and install...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 01-28-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By racsan
found a craigslist deal for a set of tires...

found a craigslist deal for a set of tires mounted on rims, bridgestone blizzack winter tires 225/70/15's on stock ranger rims, not sure what year but its the same design as the spare on my 93 but...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 01-14-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By racsan
first picture since start of new year. running...

first picture since start of new year. running good since head replacement. just put a new alternator on today. why stuff like this never happens in nice weather is beyond me...
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Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 01-07-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By racsan
next ranger for me?.... maybe

stumbled across this today, a very clean, low milage 2005 2wd ranger. they want nearly 9K for it, but its like new, and with under 18K miles, i guess you could say it is. think i'll drive it...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 12-30-2017, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By racsan
after nearly a month, its back on the road again,...

after nearly a month, its back on the road again, fired it up last night about 10:30, like most 2.3's it seems to run on the cool side, even with a new thermostat, only issue ive really seen is that...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 12-27-2017, 05:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By racsan
finnaly got some on the way, got a part # from...

finnaly got some on the way, got a part # from ford dealership and oreilys was able to get some on the way for me to pick up tomorrow. been aggrevating!
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 12-24-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By racsan
well, got a refurbished head with valves in it,...

well, got a refurbished head with valves in it, (2.3 I-4) went to put it on and discovered i have no alignment dowls, you know-those small peices that go in the head, the head gasket fits over them...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 12-22-2017, 11:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By racsan
well, pulled the trigger on a new autozone head,...

well, pulled the trigger on a new autozone head, the $350 one with no cam/lifters/rockers. just a head with valves in it, got my other peices i'll need soaking in diesel, cleaned with gas first but...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 12-21-2017, 11:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By racsan
heres the heads, top one is the original one that...

heres the heads, top one is the original one that head gasket blew on, lower head is the one i got last week from a junkyard. both are 60# paperweights. think im going with a autozone head, can get...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 12-17-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By racsan
back bumper on and a matching 2-tone tailgate....

back bumper on and a matching 2-tone tailgate. bumper is a little bent up but will work as a step and to hold a licence plate. used the back 2 bed mounting bolt location for back bumper mount, about...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 12-17-2017, 10:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By racsan
yes, i love that emblem, had been trying to find...

yes, i love that emblem, had been trying to find one of those for awhile now. found that one at a flea market some 30 miles from me, this guy had all sorts of emblems for sale, think he must have...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 12-16-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By racsan
well i got it tore down and found head gasket...

well i got it tore down and found head gasket blown between 3 and 4 cyl. and gasket was eroded back clear to the return hole on the head where the oil drains back down from the head to the crankcase....
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 12-16-2017, 10:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By racsan
almost finished, have side racks and a tool box...

almost finished, have side racks and a tool box on now, great to have a lockable dry-storage for saw, oil/gas and other gear. working on a tailgate right now and i going to put a back bumper on, miss...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 11-29-2017, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,261
Posted By racsan
lost compression on 2 cylinders

I have a really strange issue with my '94 2.3 (the junkyard dog truck) yesterday was running fine, i stop at the bank after work for maybe 5 min, shut it off while i was there, went to leave and its...
Forum: General Automotive 11-27-2017, 06:56 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,001
Posted By racsan
drivers door tag removal/transfering ?

ever tried to remove those stickers from the drivers door? it would be nice to have the right sticker, my "good" door that i plan to put on is from a V6 automatic truck, none of the information on...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 11-27-2017, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By racsan
put my ventvisors on today, was going to wait...

put my ventvisors on today, was going to wait until i swapped out my drivers door, but not doing that until spring at least. and on that note, has anyone ever tried to remove those stickers from the...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 11-09-2017, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By racsan
no headliner, it was in bad shape when i got it,...

no headliner, it was in bad shape when i got it, former owner had removed most but not all of the cloth. so i just pulled the whole thing out, i could recover it but i dont think it looks too bad as...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 10-31-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By racsan
i like that hood badge too, found it at a flea...

i like that hood badge too, found it at a flea market, think i paid 20 bucks for it, had been looking for something like that for awhile. hate that my pictures show up as links, some boards it will...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 10-30-2017, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,036
Posted By racsan
ranger #5-junkyard dog

my "junkyard dog". 94 2wd 2.3 longbed, has parts from 3 diffrent rangers now. rear end is now a 4.10, was a 3.45. 20 gallon fuel tank, hurst shifter, warn grille guard.
as i first got it, bad cab...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 10-30-2017, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 572
Posted By racsan
ranger longbed trailer

took my rolled 97 ranger and made a useable trailer out of it, bed is from my 94, still want to put a tool box on the front.
the beginning, the 97 i bought for 500 that had a bad trans (no 1st):...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 12-28-2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,503
Posted By racsan
4r44e transmission question.

got my "new" 97 going, but has a trans issue, no 1st gear but makes noise when in drive or first. can put in 2nd and it will move, shift to drive above 30 and will act like a normal automatic (2-4...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 12-18-2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,169
Posted By racsan
green machine now gone.....

well, its been awhile, update on "the green machine", its gone. i guess at some point its time to say goodbye to a favorite ride. 6 months after the last post in this thread i went to replace the...
Forum: Ranger/Bronco II 01-01-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,169
Posted By racsan
well, the majority of the steel used to be a...

well, the majority of the steel used to be a brillion cultimulcher, (farm equipment used before planting) its colors are bright red and dark green, i thought id use the brillion colors, heck if i...
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