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Forum: 2019 Ranger
07-14-2018, 12:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,753
Posted By TallPaul

Good point. Now, once everyone is riding in...

Good point. Now, once everyone is riding in autonomous cars, then who cares what it looks like. May as well save design cost and make them all identical.
07-12-2018, 11:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 883
Posted By TallPaul

That is very strange. Is the pumpkin on the...

That is very strange. Is the pumpkin on the driveshaft also offset a few inches to the passenger side? I have had the inline six in a '77, a 84, and a '95 and never noticed the offset. A few...
Replies: 7
Views: 5,819
Posted By TallPaul

The way it was explained to me is that in the old...

The way it was explained to me is that in the old days of Ford Type F fluid you could not put Type F in a GM transmision and you could not put Dextron in a Ford transmission. As for power steering...
11-29-2013, 12:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 785
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...
11-28-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,720
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...
11-03-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 838
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.
10-22-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,300
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...
10-21-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,300
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...
10-20-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,300
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. ...
10-19-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,300
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...
10-13-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,186
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...
10-12-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 22,784
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.
10-11-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,374
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...
10-04-2013, 09:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,078
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?
10-03-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,534
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.
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