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Forum: Ranger & B-Series 11-29-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By TallPaul
I don't know about the factory slave. I bought...

I don't know about the factory slave. I bought my Ranger used at 68,000 miles and around 70,000 the slave cylinder leaked and had to be replaced. Big pain getting at it have to drop the tranny. I...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 11-28-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 824
Posted By TallPaul
I don't know where you are at on this, but my...

I don't know where you are at on this, but my 2001 Ranger started to have an antifreeze smell in the heater. The local auto parts store and others highly recommended the stuff AlumaSeal in the...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 11-03-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By TallPaul
Yep, you gotta go to a generalist automotive...

Yep, you gotta go to a generalist automotive website to get much positive discussion on cross breeds.
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 10-22-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By TallPaul
Speaking of senders, I could not put an...

Speaking of senders, I could not put an electronic oil gauge on the 2.3 Ranger without a 3 inch extension pipe because the sender has no clearance. May have to take the Ranger to the dealer...
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 10-21-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By TallPaul
Getting relatively close to 100K miles. Isn't...

Getting relatively close to 100K miles. Isn't the dealer supposed to do a free replacement the first time? That would be sweet. I did have a mirror, flashlight and contorted arm holding it the...
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 10-20-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By TallPaul
I can't get to the PCV valve and have a whole...

I can't get to the PCV valve and have a whole thread on it's inaccessibility. It is under the intake manifold and you about have to remove the manifold to get at it. Could be a leak in air system. ...
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 10-19-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By TallPaul
2001 Ranger 2.3 Oil Results

The Ranger Pickup (2.3L DOHC 16-valve, driven hard) has a total of 87,000 miles and I just sampled the Amsoil Signature Series 5w20 at 4700 miles but am still running is and based on the results...
Forum: 4 Cylinder Engines 10-13-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 825
Posted By TallPaul
Strange they would not say what the known problem...

Strange they would not say what the known problem is. Seems there should be a recall if that were the case. I have a 2.3L in my 2001 Ranger and that 2.3 is the new Duratec DOHC 16-valve, should be...
Forum: Oil & Lubrication 10-12-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 14,956
Posted By TallPaul
For the Ranger I am currently running Amsoil...

For the Ranger I am currently running Amsoil Signature Series 5w20. Everything else gets Maxlife and all I am buying now is Valvoline NextGen Maxlife.
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 10-11-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By TallPaul
Wow, nobody answered this post. Sorry. Hope you...

Wow, nobody answered this post. Sorry. Hope you got it fixed. Sounds like the throwout bearing maybe binding up or possibly the slave cylinder is going bad, but I really don't know. Tell us how...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 10-04-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By TallPaul
If tensioner is bad and belt somewhat loose,...

If tensioner is bad and belt somewhat loose, maybe that can affect alternator output?
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 10-03-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,256
Posted By TallPaul
Actually got $140 for the old tires and wheels,...

Actually got $140 for the old tires and wheels, which were pretty rusty in the lip that holds water.
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 10-03-2013, 12:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,256
Posted By TallPaul
You guys all going for bigger tires and here I...

You guys all going for bigger tires and here I went smaller on my 2001 Ranger. Ditche the crappy style wheels it came with and went half inch narrower steelies off a Marquis. Had 225/70/15 tires,...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 10-02-2013, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 478
Posted By TallPaul
Have you actually tested the alternator output...

Have you actually tested the alternator output and it is only 12.8? That could be a bad alternator or a bad voltage regulator. Maybe the regulator is intregal with the alternator these days, I...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 10-02-2013, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By TallPaul
So how is the clutch? With hydraulic clutch...

So how is the clutch? With hydraulic clutch linkage sometimes you can tell the clutch is pretty worn if the engagement point is high on the pedal. New clutch should engage about an inch to inch...
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