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Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-27-2007, 08:23 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By fflintstone
+1 on that, BUT, check out the diff on MSRP betwx...

+1 on that, BUT, check out the diff on MSRP betwx the Ranger and the F150. Lots of people claim equal mpg's with the F150 as the 4.0l Ranger with 4.10 gears. If money's the issue, then the Ranger...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-20-2007, 07:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,805
Posted By fflintstone
I saw a GMC commercial recently for the new 1500...

I saw a GMC commercial recently for the new 1500 with Howie Long driving it. They flashed to the 'Lie'o'meter' that actually showed 33 mpg. I laughed my bloody head off. My brothers Dodge 3/4 ton...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-20-2007, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By fflintstone
+1. Just check the gap and regap them if...

+1. Just check the gap and regap them if necessary. Just be carefull when you do that. From what I've read, the iridium plugs are kind of delicate(brittle?). Not like the old type.

Fred
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-20-2007, 07:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 615
Posted By fflintstone
Hi and welcome. Don't mind Wendell. He has a...

Hi and welcome. Don't mind Wendell. He has a love/hate relationship with any small truck other than a Ranger. He loves to hate them, hee hee. You'll like the board I'm sure and any trouble at all...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-15-2007, 08:14 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,786
Posted By fflintstone
Buffman, check out the post Level II dropped...

Buffman, check out the post Level II dropped just above and PM Bob or Doug about the old OBD I trucks. The programmer they sell now is set up to the new OBD II systems, but when I browsed their...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-09-2007, 08:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,786
Posted By fflintstone
OH YEAH!! You should hang around this board...

OH YEAH!! You should hang around this board f2500BX, the preferred unit for the Ranger is the Bamma programmer from Superchips. All kinds of old threads about them. Just type in Bama in the...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-09-2007, 08:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 35,119
Posted By fflintstone
Good screen name Fordenthusiasts. Surprised that...

Good screen name Fordenthusiasts. Surprised that nobody else picked it up before now. I don't have the 3.0 or a Ranger of that vintage, but I do remember from past threads(at least for the 2.3 l) ...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-08-2007, 09:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 436
Posted By fflintstone
Do a thread search for some good info on...

Do a thread search for some good info on converting the guage to the real deal

Fred
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-08-2007, 08:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,786
Posted By fflintstone
Can't see that she owes ya much. Testament to...

Can't see that she owes ya much. Testament to the truck and good upkeep. On your trip to Detroit, try leaving a few minutes earlier and keep her at 55-60 to see what happens. If that gets old...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-07-2007, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 847
Posted By fflintstone
The lots of idling and 85mph might be the...

The lots of idling and 85mph might be the cause!!!!!! That would be the simplest and cheapest thing right now. I'm getting 18/20 mpg(US) on my 4.0L SOHC with 4.10 rear end for pete sake doing 65-70...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-07-2007, 06:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,786
Posted By fflintstone
Ya might squeeze a little bit more with the...

Ya might squeeze a little bit more with the synthetics, and I remember Rangerpilot stating that he installed a vaccum guage to judge his acceleration and cruising speeds/revs. I think it basically...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-01-2007, 07:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,015
Posted By fflintstone
+1 Rockledge. But marketing is a funny, funky...

+1 Rockledge. But marketing is a funny, funky thing. Remember the AMC(Chrysler) Eagle? For months before they hit the showroom, they had a big marketing campaign of "The Eagle has Landed", surrounded...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 08-01-2007, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By fflintstone
My old 300 straight six was a right pleasure to...

My old 300 straight six was a right pleasure to work on. Plugs stared ya right in the eye. One of the best engines Ford ever built.

I haven't changed mine yet, but, from what I've read and...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 07-31-2007, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By fflintstone
yup. Here we go with the critters again. Last...

yup. Here we go with the critters again. Last time it was a squirrel nesting in the engine compartment and chewed up the wiring. Must be a flux or chemical with a sweet character about it that the...
Forum: Ranger & B-Series 07-26-2007, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 577
Posted By fflintstone
azu, I noticed that you live in PA. You get...

azu, I noticed that you live in PA. You get winter there, no? I've gotten into the habit of switching between 185(summer) and 195(winter) thermostats for years. Regular spring and fall...
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