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Forum: Ranger & B-Series 02-04-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Rockledge
Maybe this will help. It's an image from one of...

Maybe this will help. It's an image from one of the Autozone Online Manuals. It shows some "core" part numbers that you can google.
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Forum: Ranger & B-Series 01-27-2016, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Rockledge
You'll probably fare better by swapping in the...

You'll probably fare better by swapping in the original synchro.

This thread discusses the various ways in which you can install a Ford CMP synchronizer assembly, it's a little long but full of...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 12-29-2015, 03:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,124
Posted By Rockledge
Not currently, I'm sorry to say. :( My POS...

Not currently, I'm sorry to say. :(

My POS internet company recently discontinued the feature that allowed me to store files online. Apparently they also discarded the many files that I had...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 12-24-2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,124
Posted By Rockledge
The coolant ports are in the front of the engine,...

The coolant ports are in the front of the engine, close to where the #1 and #4 cylinders are.

A 4.0L OHV that was losing a quart of coolant/day at some point has to have a fairly serious gasket...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 12-24-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By Rockledge
There are some things to consider,...

There are some things to consider, compatibility-wise. A good read on the subject:

Rebuilding The Ford 4.0L Pushrod V6 - Engine Builder Magazine...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 12-24-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,124
Posted By Rockledge
Any coolant loss? If it's a gasket (intake...

Any coolant loss?

If it's a gasket (intake or head) that is failing, a compression test alone might not be enough to pinpoint the problem....you really need to do a cylinder "leak-down" test, as...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 09-09-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 40,839
Posted By Rockledge
Great feedback, thanks.

Great feedback, thanks.
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 09-08-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By Rockledge
If you go with new heads you will need them...

If you go with new heads you will need them specific to the '98+ Ford 4.0L OHV.

See: Rebuilding The Ford 4.0L Pushrod V6, Doug Anderson, Automotive Rebuilder, April 2001...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 09-03-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 255
Posted By Rockledge
Sounds like a leak somewhere in the HVAC...

Sounds like a leak somewhere in the HVAC air-distribution system. The system is designed to default to DEFROST mode when there is such a leak, sending airflow to the def/windshield vents.

If you...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-30-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 988
Posted By Rockledge
I agree it could be a head gasket issue, or maybe...

I agree it could be a head gasket issue, or maybe even a slightly cracked head.

There is also the possibility of a bad lower intake gasket. My experience:
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Forum: Ranger & B-Series 07-25-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 280
Posted By Rockledge
I would probably choose not replace it with a...

I would probably choose not replace it with a factory hub, because of the very low odds of there not being a vacuum leak after the repair is accomplished.

Instead, I'd seriously consider going...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 06-29-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 32,786
Posted By Rockledge
I can vouch for that, inasmuch as it happened on...

I can vouch for that, inasmuch as it happened on my '94 Taurus SHO. I replaced the hose and fixed the problem.

(Old thread, but a point that's worth reiterating.)
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 06-29-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Rockledge
This is what I was thinking, pawpaw. As...

This is what I was thinking, pawpaw.

As noted, Mercon V is the only fluid that should be used in the transmission. "Dual-rated" tranny fluids are not recommended. I like to use the Castrol Mercon...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 06-18-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By Rockledge
That looks like an EVR solenoid which by design...

That looks like an EVR solenoid which by design is vented to the atmosphere. I suspect that's why your bench test doesn't work.

Check out: Ford DPFE/EGR system...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 06-18-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,703
Posted By Rockledge
If it's leaking where the hose attaches to the...

If it's leaking where the hose attaches to the radiator, first thing I would suspect is a crack in the radiator.

Maybe try a telescoping mirror (http://www.oem-tools.com/products/show/25941) to...
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