Return-Path:
From: fordtrucks80up-digest-request lofcom.com
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 1997 14:49:41 -0400 (EDT)
X-Authentication-Warning: t3.media3.net: lof set sender to fordtrucks80up-digest-request lofcom.com using -f
Subject: fordtrucks80up-digest Digest V97 #54
X-Loop: fordtrucks80up-digest lofcom.com
X-Mailing-List: archive/volume97/54
X-Distributed-By: http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.lofcom.com/
To: fordtrucks80up-digest lofcom.com
Reply-To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com

------------------------------

Content-Type: text/plain

fordtrucks80up-digest Digest Volume 97 : Issue 54

Today's Topics:

Re: 97 Ranger Mileage ["Bob Leifer" ]
parts vendors? [Dan Simoes ]
93 Explorer-Two items [Dale Atkins
4X4 Manual Hub Plastic ["George R. Ahearn"
6.9L Advice [samuel wt.net ]
Help [mrkrispy webtv.net (Ian Holter) ]
Fw: Re[2]: 97 Ranger Mileage ["Robert Leifer"
Re: parts vendors? [Ken Payne ]
1999 FORD F-350 POWER FORCE [Bill Price ]
ADMIN: July archives up and more... [Ken Payne ]
Re: Help [ksbdj00 tamuk.edu (Johnson Bradford]
Re: 97 Ranger Mileage [DanHolmes9 aol.com ]
Re: 5.0 Headers [PhilDyson aol.com ]
HELP! AOD not working! [mrkrispy webtv.net (Ian Holter) ]
Re: 5.0 Headers ["warren" ]
Re: 5.0 Headers [Captain Nemo
Re: 4X4 Manual Hub Plastic [Captain Nemo
RE: Re[2]: 97 Ranger Mileage ["DAVID MUMMERY"
RE: 4X4 Manual Hub Plastic ["DAVID MUMMERY"
Re: 5.0 Headers [silent.bob juno.com ]
Re: 5.0 Headers [silent.bob juno.com ]
Re: 5.0 Headers [silent.bob juno.com ]
Onboard air compressor [Rendell9 aol.com ]
Re: Re[2]: 97 Ranger Mileage [Chris Kelly ]
Re: Re: 97 Ranger Mileage ["Robert Leifer"
REMOVE ME FROM THE MAILING LIST [Emilio Chaparro
rough idle [Croth2 aol.com ]
87 Ranger won't run when cold [Jack DeWolf

Administrivia:

____________________________________________________________________
Message distributed via http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.lofcom.com/
For help send subject "HELP" to:fordtrucks80up-digest-request lofcom.com
Comments and suggestions are welcome, use: kpayne mindspring.com
____________________________________________________________________


------------------------------

Date: Fri, 1 Aug 1997 14:36:01 -0400
From: "Bob Leifer"
To:
Subject: Re: 97 Ranger Mileage
Message-Id:
Content-Type: text/plain;
charset="iso-8859-1"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

I divide the total mileage I drive for the check period (example: 145
miles) by the number of gallons it takes to fill the tank untill it won't
take anymore, shaking out all the air bubbles, etc possible. If I drove 145
miles, and it took 10 gallons to fill it, to come up with the 14.5 mpg
figure I mentioned. The first tankful got me only 13 mpg, so maybe things
are getting better? The manual says my truck has the standard 17 gallon
tank. I try not to run the tank dry to divide by 17 :-). Typically, I
have been driving at most 60 mph for only short periods when I do the
highway driving part. I am having a fiberglass toneau lid installed
tomorrow, so that should hopefully improve the mpg by reducing the air drag
caused by the tailgate. What would you consider normal for this small (4X2,
by the way) truck? Other than that, I am really pleased with the truck. This
is my fourth Ford pickup. 1st two were a '58 F100 years ago, then a '63
F250, then a furin' job in '81.No pickup from '83 to now. Glad to have a
Ford again.

-----Original Message-----
From: Silent . Bob
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Date: Friday, August 01, 1997 9:38 AM
Subject: Re: 97 Ranger Mileage



>
>On Fri, 1 Aug 1997 07:07:57 -0400 "Robert Leifer"
>writes:
>> I just got a new 97 Ranger short bed, regular cab PU with the 3.0 V6
>>engine. I only have 350 miles on it so far, but the gas mileage it is
>>getting seems A LITTLE POOR to me! In mixed driving, mostly street
>>traffic
>
>
>
>How fast are you going? Are you sure you are dividing 15 and not 20? The
>regular cabs only have 15 gallon tanks.
>
>
>____________________________________________________________________
>Message distributed via http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.lofcom.com/
>For help send subject "HELP" to:fordtrucks80up-request lofcom.com
>Comments and suggestions are welcome, use: kpayne mindspring.com
>

------------------------------

Date: Fri, 1 Aug 1997 14:46:35 -0400 (EDT)
From: Dan Simoes
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com (ford)
Subject: parts vendors?
Message-Id:
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

Excuse if this is a FAQ. The places listed on the web page seem to
be only for older trucks. Are there places that sell OEM type and
accessories for Ford Rangers out there? Private email is fine,
thanks!
--
Dan Simoes dans ans.net
ANS Communications http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://coimbra.ans.net/dans.html
100 Clearbrook Road (914) 789-5378 (voice)
Elmsford, NY 10523 (914) 789-5310 (fax)

------------------------------

Date: Fri, 01 Aug 1997 15:43:34 -0400
From: Dale Atkins
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: 93 Explorer-Two items
Message-Id:
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"

1. My ABS light on my 4x4 Explorer has tended to come on and off over the
last year. The Ford dealer has replaced the right front sensor and now the
left front sensor and the light still comes on periodically. The dealer
says that the diagnostics now leads them around in a cirle. (Are we
surprised about that?). Does anybody have a clue about what might be going
on?

2. My tachometer has read low intermittently almost since I bought the car
and the car tends to ping intermittenly at highway speeds. I believe these
two occurences may be related. Does anybody have an opinion on this?

Thanks,Dale


Thanks,

Dale

------------------------------

Date: Fri, 01 Aug 1997 13:42:40 -0700
From: "George R. Ahearn"
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: 4X4 Manual Hub Plastic
Message-ID:
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

My 1990 F150 Lock/Free plastic knob is cracked. Do you know if I can buy
a replacement? Is it a dealer part?
--
Cheers...George

George R. Ahearn
Los Gatos CA

------------------------------

Date: Fri, 01 Aug 1997 15:58:29 -0500
From: samuel wt.net
To: "fordtrucks80up-digest lofcom.com"
Subject: 6.9L Advice
Message-ID:
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

When I first start my engine, it misses real bad and puts out white
smoke, up to about 160 degrees , to a mild miss and clears up. At
operating tempature it runs pretty good empty, but at idling it smells
like it is running rich on fuel ( ford dealership replace inj. pump and
injectors), I would appreciate all the help I can get.

------------------------------

Date: Fri, 1 Aug 1997 19:59:01 -0400
From: mrkrispy webtv.net (Ian Holter)
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: Help
Message-Id:
Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; CHARSET=US-ASCII
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7BIT

Could someone e mail me and tell me how to retrieve replies to my posts
to the discussion group? Ian

------------------------------

Date: Fri, 1 Aug 1997 21:12:59 -0400
From: "Robert Leifer"
To: "fordtrucks"
Subject: Fw: Re[2]: 97 Ranger Mileage
Message-Id:
Content-Type: multipart/mixed;
boundary="----=_NextPart_000_0001_01BC9EBF.B02B4860"

This is a multi-part message in MIME format.

------=_NextPart_000_0001_01BC9EBF.B02B4860
Content-Type: text/plain;
charset="US-ASCII"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit



-----Original Message-----
From: Tom_ccmail_Humphrey_at_IRV005 ccmailgw.mcgawpark.baxter.com

To: Bob Leifer
Date: Friday, August 01, 1997 4:02 PM
Subject: Re[2]: 97 Ranger Mileage



> Bob:
>
> This is the first time I've tried to use FORD page and I'm having some
> difficulty getting through. As such, I'd appreciate it if you would
> please pass this message on to the appropriate address:
>
> After about 16k miles, my 1996 Bronco has developed an intermittent,
> LOUD clunking noise in the front end. Some "ratcheting" noise has
> also been experienced. The dealer has relpaced the front hubs, which
> seems to have eliminated the ratcheting noise, but the intermittent
> clunking noise continues to be a problem. Any suggestions?
>
> Than kyou,
>
>
> Tom
>
>
>
>______________________________ Reply Separator
_________________________________
>Subject: Re: 97 Ranger Mileage
>Author: "Bob Leifer" at Internet
>Date: 8/1/97 2:36 PM
>
>
> I divide the total mileage I drive for the check period (example: 145
>miles) by the number of gallons it takes to fill the tank untill it won't
>take anymore, shaking out all the air bubbles, etc possible. If I drove 145
>miles, and it took 10 gallons to fill it, to come up with the 14.5 mpg
>figure I mentioned. The first tankful got me only 13 mpg, so maybe things
>are getting better? The manual says my truck has the standard 17 gallon
>tank. I try not to run the tank dry to divide by 17 :-). Typically, I
>have been driving at most 60 mph for only short periods when I do the
>highway driving part. I am having a fiberglass toneau lid installed
>tomorrow, so that should hopefully improve the mpg by reducing the air
drag
>caused by the tailgate. What would you consider normal for this small (4X2,
>by the way) truck? Other than that, I am really pleased with the truck.
This
>is my fourth Ford pickup. 1st two were a '58 F100 years ago, then a '63
>F250, then a furin' job in '81.No pickup from '83 to now. Glad to have a
>Ford again.
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Silent . Bob
>To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
>Date: Friday, August 01, 1997 9:38 AM
>Subject: Re: 97 Ranger Mileage
>
>
>
>>
>>On Fri, 1 Aug 1997 07:07:57 -0400 "Robert Leifer"
>>writes:
>>> I just got a new 97 Ranger short bed, regular cab PU with the 3.0 V6
>>>engine. I only have 350 miles on it so far, but the gas mileage it is
>>>getting seems A LITTLE POOR to me! In mixed driving, mostly street
>>>traffic
>>
>>
>>
>>How fast are you going? Are you sure you are dividing 15 and not 20? The
>>regular cabs only have 15 gallon tanks.
>>
>>
>>____________________________________________________________________
>>Message distributed via http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.lofcom.com/
>>For help send subject "HELP" to:fordtrucks80up-request lofcom.com
>>Comments and suggestions are welcome, use: kpayne mindspring.com
>>
>
>
>____________________________________________________________________
>Message distributed via http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.lofcom.com/
>For help send subject "HELP" to:fordtrucks80up-request lofcom.com
>Comments and suggestions are welcome, use: kpayne mindspring.com
>

------=_NextPart_000_0001_01BC9EBF.B02B4860
Content-Type: text/plain;
name="RFC822 message headers"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
Content-Description: cc:Mail note part
Content-Disposition: inline;
filename="RFC822 message headers"

Received: from ns2.baxter.com (159.198.1.38) by ccmailgw.mcgawpark.baxter.com
with SMTP
(IMA Internet Exchange 2.1 Enterprise) id 00169A90; Fri, 1 Aug 97 13:33:50
-0500
Received: from t3.media3.net (lof t3.media3.net [208.5.7.1]) by ns2.baxter.com
(8.8.0/8.8.0) with ESMTP id NAA24556 for ; Fri, 1 Aug 1997
13:40:50 -0500 (CDT)
Received: (from lof localhost) by t3.media3.net (8.8.5/8.6.9) id OAA15700; Fri,
1 Aug 1997 14:29:22 -0400 (EDT)
X-Authentication-Warning: t3.media3.net: lof set sender to
fordtrucks80up-request lofcom.com using -f
Message-Id:
From: "Bob Leifer"
To:
Subject: Re: 97 Ranger Mileage
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 1997 14:36:01 -0400
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: text/plain;
charset="iso-8859-1"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
X-Priority: 3
X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook Express 4.71.1008.3
X-MimeOle: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE Engine V4.71.1008.3
X-Loop: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Precedence: list
X-Distributed-By: http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.lofcom.com/
Reply-To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com

------=_NextPart_000_0001_01BC9EBF.B02B4860--

------------------------------

Date: Fri, 01 Aug 1997 21:57:11 -0400
From: Ken Payne
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: Re: parts vendors?
Message-Id:
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"

At 02:46 PM 8/1/97 -0400, you wrote:
>Excuse if this is a FAQ. The places listed on the web page seem to
>be only for older trucks. Are there places that sell OEM type and
>accessories for Ford Rangers out there? Private email is fine,
>thanks!

Dan,

If you or anyone else has information for to new parts vendors,
let me know and I'll add them to the site. The vendor list was
put up when we had only about 40 members and most of us had
older trucks. I'd love to add a newer vendor list.

-Ken
List Administrator, 1967 Ford F100, 390FE V8
Our web site: http://www.ford-trucks.com

------------------------------

Date: Fri, 01 Aug 1997 21:03:03 -0500
From: Bill Price
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: 1999 FORD F-350 POWER FORCE
Message-ID:
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

-GENTLEMEN:

WHEN CAN WE ORDER THE 1999 FORD F-350 POWER FORCE WITH A POWERSTROKE???
ALSO WHEN WILL SOME LITERATURE BE AVAILABLE??

I CURRENTLY OWN A 1996 F-250 POWERSTROKE WHICH WE PULL A 38.6 FT AVION
5TH WHEEL. THE FORD HANDELS THE TRAILER LIKE A DREAM. THE MOST
AMAZING ENGINE I HAVE EVER OWNED. WE HAVE NOTICED TRAVELING THE DODGE
DIESELS; "PRETENDER DIESELS" DON'T PERFORM VERY WELL HIGH IN THE
MOUNTAINS??IT APPEARS THE FORD POWERSTROKE RULES IN THE RV INDUSTRY.

THANKS
---------------------
Bill Price
billpric chipshot.net
WA5NBP
Quanah, Texas
---------------------

------------------------------

Date: Fri, 01 Aug 1997 22:27:18 -0400
From: Ken Payne
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: ADMIN: July archives up and more...
Message-Id:
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii"

July archives are now on the web site.
If you go to the web site:
http://www.ford-trucks.com
and hit the reload button on your web browser you'll also
see that a new button has been added to the main page.
This is the "About" button. For those of you who have inquired
about this in the past: the button brings you to pictures and
descriptions of me and my family and my 67 F100 project. Sorry,
I know many of you hate web pages of people's families but this
is a side page, not the Ford Truck Enthusiast's main content.

Later,
-Ken
List Administrator, 1967 Ford F100, 390FE V8

------------------------------

Date: Fri, 1 Aug 1997 21:34:21 -0500 (CDT)
From: ksbdj00 tamuk.edu (Johnson Bradford Durkee)
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: Re: Help
Message-Id:
Content-Type: text

hi if you have a question I have not seen it? try sending it again...
>
> Could someone e mail me and tell me how to retrieve replies to my posts
> to the discussion group? Ian
>
>
> ____________________________________________________________________
> Message distributed via http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.lofcom.com/
> For help send subject "HELP" to:fordtrucks80up-request lofcom.com
> Comments and suggestions are welcome, use: kpayne mindspring.com
>
>

------------------------------

Date: Fri, 1 Aug 1997 22:43:48 -0400 (EDT)
From: DanHolmes9 aol.com
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: Re: 97 Ranger Mileage
Message-ID:

Yeah,14mpg is pretty poor. I have an 88 Ranger reg. cab with a 2.3 I4
that has 150k on it, and average a little over 20mpg driving around town. I
also had an 88 4x4 super cab with a 2.9 V6 that got about the same. The only
thing that I can think of, assuming that nothing is wrong with the engine, is
that the engine only has 350 miles and that is affecting mileage because it
hasn't been broken in all the way. The Ford web site says the the mileage
for your truck should be about 22 city, 27 highway. Give it get a few
hundred more miles to get broken in good, and if it dosen't improve, take it
to your dealer and let them check it out because if it dosen't improve,
something is wrong.

Daniel Holmes
DanHolmes9 AOL.com

------------------------------

Date: Sat, 2 Aug 1997 00:16:04 -0400 (EDT)
From: PhilDyson aol.com
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: Re: 5.0 Headers
Message-ID:

In a message dated 97-08-01 17:53:27 EDT, you write:


does anyone know of a company that sells headers for a 2.3L. and if not,
is the bolt pattern the same from a 5.0 so I could put half the set on. I
have already compared them with a pair of stock 5.0 headers with 2.3L,
but cant really tell if it is the same or not.
>>
I found a shorty style header on an older 2.3 turbo at a local junk yard. It
fit perfect and hooked to the stock exhaust pipe flange w/o leaks. Only cost
me $10.
Phil

------------------------------

Date: Sat, 2 Aug 1997 00:40:06 -0400
From: mrkrispy webtv.net (Ian Holter)
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: HELP! AOD not working!
Message-Id:
Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; CHARSET=US-ASCII
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7BIT

I have a 92 F150 5.0 litre 4X4 . the AOD only works when there is a dew
on the grass in the morning. the rest of the time it stays off . the off
lite stays on - on the gear selecter. could this be a sensor or sending
unit problem? has anyone else had a similer problem? any and all info
would be helpful.
thanks
Ian

------------------------------

Date: Sat, 2 Aug 1997 00:18:57 -0500
From: "warren"
To:
Subject: Re: 5.0 Headers
Message-Id:
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

> Date: Fri, 01 Aug 1997 09:21:34 EDT
> From: silent.bob juno.com (Silent . Bob)
> To: fordnatics lists.best.com
> Cc: DalCorral deltos.com, fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
> Subject: 5.0 Headers
> I want to replace the stock headers on my 95 2.3L. My first question
is
> does anyone know of a company that sells headers for a 2.3L. and if
not,
I have searched the world over for emission legal headers for 2.3L and
have come up empty handed. It would be rather easy to purchase one from
Racer Walsh, or Motorsports and have a good shop intall two simple
fittings for EGR and O2 ports. As for 5.0-2.3, it seems unlikely.
-----------
Warren Kurtz
Ford Ranger Fans On-Line
http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.sky.net/~wkurtz/ranger.html

------------------------------

Date: Sat, 03 May 1997 11:46:18 -0700
From: Captain Nemo
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: Re: 5.0 Headers
Message-ID:
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

Very interesting...Were the headers the 'tubular' style (not cast iron
type)? Maybe there are applications for the turbo 2.3L, from
aftermarket sources...I never thought of that (DUH!).

As for the bolt pattern...from looking at all the catalogs that
advertise 5.0 headers, it looks as if the 5.0's bolt-up pattern is
different.

The 2.3L's bolt-scheme, on my '88 looks like this...

==== O
| |
O ====

The Mustang 5.0 looks like this...

====
O | | O
====

I'm not sure about port spacing, though. Maybe I'll measure the spacing
on another 302, and measure them out...if I can't find a head, first!.
Maybe there are applications for the SVO Mustang or the Thunderbird
Turbo Coupe 2.3L's. We'll see.

Josh --> '88 Ranger XLT


>
> question is
> does anyone know of a company that sells headers for a 2.3L. and if
> not,
> is the bolt pattern the same from a 5.0 so I could put half the set
> on. I
> have already compared them with a pair of stock 5.0 headers with
> 2.3L,
> but cant really tell if it is the same or not.
> >>
> I found a shorty style header on an older 2.3 turbo at a local junk
> yard. It
> fit perfect and hooked to the stock exhaust pipe flange w/o leaks.
> Only cost
> me $10.
> Phil

------------------------------

Date: Sat, 03 May 1997 11:51:59 -0700
From: Captain Nemo
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: Re: 4X4 Manual Hub Plastic
Message-ID:
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

Hey, George...FWIW, I know that my brother went to the dealership to get
a new locking assembly for an '86 Bronco, and they had them ( including
the selector). Hope it helps...Josh --> '88 Ranger

> My 1990 F150 Lock/Free plastic knob is cracked. Do you know if I can
> buy

> a replacement? Is it a dealer part?

------------------------------

Date: Sat, 2 Aug 97 17:13:55 UT
From: "DAVID MUMMERY"
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: RE: Re[2]: 97 Ranger Mileage
Message-Id:

----------
From: Robert Leifer
Sent: Friday, August 01, 1997 8:12 PM
To: fordtrucks
Subject: Fw: Re[2]: 97 Ranger Mileage

This is a multi-part message in MIME format.

------=_NextPart_000_0001_01BC9EBF.B02B4860
Content-Type: text/plain;
charset="US-ASCII"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit



-----Original Message-----
From: Tom_ccmail_Humphrey_at_IRV005 ccmailgw.mcgawpark.baxter.com

To: Bob Leifer
Date: Friday, August 01, 1997 4:02 PM
Subject: Re[2]: 97 Ranger Mileage



> Bob:
>
> This is the first time I've tried to use FORD page and I'm having some
> difficulty getting through. As such, I'd appreciate it if you would
> please pass this message on to the appropriate address:
>
> After about 16k miles, my 1996 Bronco has developed an intermittent,
> LOUD clunking noise in the front end. Some "ratcheting" noise has
> also been experienced. The dealer has relpaced the front hubs, which
> seems to have eliminated the ratcheting noise, but the intermittent
> clunking noise continues to be a problem. Any suggestions?
>
> Than kyou,
>
>
> Tom
>
The clunck is coming from one of two places. One the u joints and two the
differential is about to go. Start with checking the u joints and replace
them if bad. If it is the second, time for a trip to your local shop. That is
unless you are able to repair on your own or you have a good friend that you
can get to do it. If it is the differential, when you inspect it you will find
teeth missing on the ring or pioin gear.
Good Luck, Scott.

------------------------------

Date: Sat, 2 Aug 97 17:04:14 UT
From: "DAVID MUMMERY"
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: RE: 4X4 Manual Hub Plastic
Message-Id:

George You are in luck. It is a dealer part, but they may try to sell you the
whole hub. So if that is the case go to the junk yard and see if you can find
one.
Good Luck Scott

----------
From: George R. Ahearn
Sent: Friday, August 01, 1997 3:42 PM
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: 4X4 Manual Hub Plastic

My 1990 F150 Lock/Free plastic knob is cracked. Do you know if I can buy
a replacement? Is it a dealer part?
--
Cheers...George

George R. Ahearn
Los Gatos CA


____________________________________________________________________
Message distributed via http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.lofcom.com/
For help send subject "HELP" to:fordtrucks80up-request lofcom.com
Comments and suggestions are welcome, use: kpayne mindspring.com

------------------------------

Date: Sat, 2 Aug 1997 12:26:49 -0500
From: silent.bob juno.com
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: Re: 5.0 Headers
Message-ID:

>I found a shorty style header on an older 2.3 turbo at a local junk
>yard. It
>fit perfect and hooked to the stock exhaust pipe flange w/o leaks.
>Only cost
>me $10.
>Phil

Whoa! Did that also come with the turbo?! :)

------------------------------

Date: Sat, 2 Aug 1997 12:28:33 -0500
From: silent.bob juno.com
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: Re: 5.0 Headers
Message-ID:

On Sat, 2 Aug 1997 00:18:57 -0500 "warren" writes:

>I have searched the world over for emission legal headers for 2.3L and
>have come up empty handed. It would be rather easy to purchase one
>from
>Racer Walsh, or Motorsports and have a good shop intall two simple
>fittings for EGR and O2 ports. As for 5.0-2.3, it seems unlikely.


Thanks. It sounds like Racer Walsh is the 2.3L source.

------------------------------

Date: Sat, 2 Aug 1997 12:18:46 -0500
From: silent.bob juno.com
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: Re: 5.0 Headers
Message-ID:

On Fri, 02 May 1997 12:44:54 -0700 Captain Nemo
writes:

>Hey, Silent.Bob...
>
>I dunno about the 5.0 headers. I want to replace the exhaust manifolds
>on my Ranger, too. I know that Racer Walsh ( http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.RacerWalsh.com
>)

Thanks, ill check em out!

>BTW...howz that cam coming along? ;)

Damnit, i called them yesterday and they havent even sent my order out
yet. They said to call back monday. It will be two weeks come tuesday.


>Let us know whatcha find on the headers!

Will do.

------------------------------

Date: Sat, 2 Aug 1997 21:16:43 -0400 (EDT)
From: Rendell9 aol.com
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: Onboard air compressor
Message-ID:

Anyone know of an inboard 12v air compressor (pref under the hood install)
to pump up truck tires? Have COSTCO $40 wonder and it takes about 10 min
per tire....

Thanks

------------------------------

Date: Sat, 02 Aug 1997 22:10:09 -0400
From: Chris Kelly
To: fordtrucks80up lofcom.com
Subject: Re: Re[2]: 97 Ranger Mileage
Message-ID:
Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

DAVID MUMMERY wrote:
>
> ----------
> From: Robert Leifer
> Sent: Friday, August 01, 1997 8:12 PM
> To: fordtrucks
> Subject: Fw: Re[2]: 97 Ranger Mileage
>
> This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
>
> ------=_NextPart_000_0001_01BC9EBF.B02B4860
> Content-Type: text/plain;
> charset="US-ASCII"
> Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom_ccmail_Humphrey_at_IRV005 ccmailgw.mcgawpark.baxter.com
>
> To: Bob Leifer
> Date: Friday, August 01, 1997 4:02 PM
> Subject: Re[2]: 97 Ranger Mileage
>
> > Bob:
> >
> > This is the first time I've tried to use FORD page and I'm having some
> > difficulty getting through. As such, I'd appreciate it if you would
> > please pass this message on to the appropriate address:
> >
> > After about 16k miles, my 1996 Bronco has developed an intermittent,
> > LOUD clunking noise in the front end. Some "ratcheting" noise has
> > also been experienced. The dealer has relpaced the front hubs, which
> > seems to have eliminated the ratcheting noise, but the intermittent
> > clunking noise continues to be a problem. Any suggestions?
> >
> > Than kyou,
> >
> >
> > Tom
> >
> The clunck is coming from one of two places. One the u joints and two the
> differential is about to go. Start with checking the u joints and replace
> them if bad. If it is the second, time for a trip to your local shop. That is
> unless you are able to repair on your own or you have a good friend that you
> can get to do it. If it is the differential, when you inspect it you will find
> teeth missing on the ring or pioin gear.
> Good Luck, Scott.
>
> ____________________________________________________________________
> Message distributed via http://www.ford-trucks.com//lc/lc.php?action=do&link=http://www.lofcom.com/
> For help send subject "HELP" to:fordtrucks80up-request lofcom.com
> Comments and suggestions are welcome, use: kpayne mindspring.com


May also be a bad half shaft in the front end. Have the CV joints
checked out!

------------------------------

Date: Sun, 3 Aug 1997 08:13:45 -0400
From: "Robert Leifer"
To:
Subject: Re: Re: 97 Ranger Mileage
Message-Id:
Content-Type: text/plain;
charset="us-ascii"
Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit

Well, I filled the tank up again after diriving 192 miles; it took 13.1
gallons to fill it! Still comes out to a 14.6 mpg, still pretty low for a
Ranger 4X2 V6 3.0 liter. The dealer says it will improve after 1000 miles
on it, and I'm bately up to 500 miles on it now. does anybody else here have
a 3.0 Ranger 4X2 to give me their gas mileage figures?
EPA sticker says 17 city, 23 on the road, but the last tankful was mostly
driving without the normal city stop and go.

Bob

------------------------------....


To access the rest of this feature you must be a logged in Registered User Of Ford Truck Enthusiasts

Registration is free, easy and gives you access to more features.
If you are not registered, click here to register.
If you are already registered, you can login here.

If you are already logged in and are seeing this message, your web browser is blocking session cookies. Change your browser cookie settings to allow session cookies.




Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Policy - Jobs

This forum is owned and operated by Internet Brands, Inc., a Delaware corporation. It is not authorized or endorsed by the Ford Motor Company and is not affiliated with the Ford Motor Company or its related companies in any way. Ford is a registered trademark of the Ford Motor Company.