Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Performance, Engines & Troubleshooting > Other Ford Engines > 4 Cylinder Engines
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 12-19-2006, 05:01 PM
raceman351W raceman351W is offline
Junior User
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 90
raceman351W is starting off with a positive reputation.
glowing red

So a buudy of mine has a 2001 ranger with the I-4 and a 5 speed manual and went we are out drivign threw some trails by my dads work or justu plain driving around the exhaust manifold glows red. what would cause this?
__________________
1974 F-100 4X4, 6.4L, 4 speed, lifted 4", 35x12.50 MT, bucket seats, brush guard, roll bar, 8 KC daylighters, Dana 60 axles front and rear.
2007 Ranger XLT super cab, 4.0L, 5 speed
1953 F-250, shorted, lowered, 351W, FMX trans, 9inch rear, volare front clip, i could go on for ever.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-19-2006, 06:29 PM
RangerPilot's Avatar
RangerPilot RangerPilot is offline
Post Fiend
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Durant, OK (SOSU)
Posts: 8,462
RangerPilot has a very good reputation on FTE.RangerPilot has a very good reputation on FTE.RangerPilot has a very good reputation on FTE.RangerPilot has a very good reputation on FTE.
They get hot under hard working conditions, but for them to glow is usually indictive of a clogged cat converter.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-19-2006, 10:10 PM
Nick_F150 Nick_F150 is offline
Senior User
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 113
Nick_F150 is starting off with a positive reputation.
Iv'e always thought that at night pretty much all manifolds glow. I know the header on a 4-stroke dirtbike will glow at night.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-19-2006, 10:51 PM
raceman351W raceman351W is offline
Junior User
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 90
raceman351W is starting off with a positive reputation.
okay, i will let him know...it glows any time we drive it day or night...just at night you can see with the hood closed. it hasn't been doing it as much right now since this week we havn't gotten above 36 degrees and we have been driving threw puddles of water at are just above freezing and the water gets on the manifold and is cooling it down..
__________________
1974 F-100 4X4, 6.4L, 4 speed, lifted 4", 35x12.50 MT, bucket seats, brush guard, roll bar, 8 KC daylighters, Dana 60 axles front and rear.
2007 Ranger XLT super cab, 4.0L, 5 speed
1953 F-250, shorted, lowered, 351W, FMX trans, 9inch rear, volare front clip, i could go on for ever.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-19-2006, 11:24 PM
RangerPilot's Avatar
RangerPilot RangerPilot is offline
Post Fiend
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Durant, OK (SOSU)
Posts: 8,462
RangerPilot has a very good reputation on FTE.RangerPilot has a very good reputation on FTE.RangerPilot has a very good reputation on FTE.RangerPilot has a very good reputation on FTE.
Umm...no they shouldn't glow at all times. The dirtbike should do it because it's typically run at high power.

But a truck engine, with the exception of a diesel or HEAVILY driven gas engine (such as a towing application), should not glow under normal conditions.

Just be easy with that freezing water on the glowing manifolds. Think hot glass into freezing water and you'll see why I say that.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-20-2006, 12:42 AM
raceman351W raceman351W is offline
Junior User
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Posts: 90
raceman351W is starting off with a positive reputation.
oh okay...i got ya.
__________________
1974 F-100 4X4, 6.4L, 4 speed, lifted 4", 35x12.50 MT, bucket seats, brush guard, roll bar, 8 KC daylighters, Dana 60 axles front and rear.
2007 Ranger XLT super cab, 4.0L, 5 speed
1953 F-250, shorted, lowered, 351W, FMX trans, 9inch rear, volare front clip, i could go on for ever.
Reply With Quote
Old 12-20-2006, 12:42 AM
 
 
 
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Upgrading Glow Plugs for 7.3 Luvmy7.3Ex Excursion - King of SUVs 11 12-27-2012 06:35 PM
glowing manifold ctruf1504x4 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 18 04-05-2011 07:01 PM
glowing cat limptera13 1980 - 1986 Bullnose F100, F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 19 09-21-2010 08:36 PM
Replace Glow Plug Controller Or Glow Plug Relay? Scottie250 Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 8 11-15-2006 10:11 PM
Red hot exhaust hubdeep 3.8 & 4.2L V6 47 11-27-2004 02:54 AM


Go Back   Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums > Performance, Engines & Troubleshooting > Other Ford Engines > 4 Cylinder Engines

Tags
1996, 351w, 49l, bronco, cat, exhaust, ford, glow, glowing, headders, headers, manifold, ranger, red

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Forum Jump


Participate In The Forums

Create new posts and participate in discussions. It's free!

Sign Up »





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:35 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7 AC1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Advertising - Terms of Use - Privacy Statement - 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.

vbulletin Admin Backup