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by cjcnomor4
Fri Nov 23, 2012 12:26 pm
Forum: V8 Ranger General Discussion
Topic: 1996 Explorer 5.0L intake elbow
Replies: 20
Views: 7353

Re: 1996 Explorer 5.0L intake elbow

Isn't defacing currency illegal?
by cjcnomor4
Tue Aug 14, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: V8 Ranger General Discussion
Topic: 8.8 New rear end flange install help
Replies: 6
Views: 2367

Re: 8.8 New rear end flange install help

If youre reusing the bearings go for about 15 in/lbs of rotating torque. That means tighten the nut until a dial inch-pound torque wrench reads 15 in/lbs while spinning, after the initial break away to get it spinning. I would suggest a decent impact wrench, and being careful not to over tighten it....
by cjcnomor4
Mon Feb 13, 2012 6:21 pm
Forum: Road Side Pub
Topic: Really bad engine sludge
Replies: 19
Views: 7733

Re: Really bad engine sludge

Marvel Mystery Oil. I've heard ATF works good too. Theres a lot more detergent in ATF than in motor oil. Add like a quart. Keep in mind everything that comes loose from the top end will end up back in the pan and into the pick-up screen.
by cjcnomor4
Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:50 pm
Forum: V8 Ranger General Discussion
Topic: death of the Ranger
Replies: 14
Views: 3000

Re: death of the Ranger

Yep. Through the magic of physics, coolant circulates around the center bearings when the engine is off. Coolant will heat rapidly and rise up the coolant tube allowing cooler coolant to flow in and continue cooling the bearings after shutdown. No idling in the driveway for a minute or two to cool t...
by cjcnomor4
Tue Dec 20, 2011 5:37 pm
Forum: V8 Ranger General Discussion
Topic: death of the Ranger
Replies: 14
Views: 3000

Re: death of the Ranger

The EcoBoost 3.5 has the turbos mounted in the exhaust manifolds and is a typical intake in the valley/exhaust on the outside 'V' configuration. It is a blast to drive. Hard to believe its a V6.The new 6.7 diesel flows the heads backwards. Intake air comes in from the outside and exhaust leaves into...
by cjcnomor4
Sun Apr 11, 2010 7:41 am
Forum: Road Side Pub
Topic: 99 Ranger air bag problem
Replies: 5
Views: 1063

Re: 99 Ranger air bag problem

its under the cupholder on the tranny hump. disconnect the battery, replace the RCM and reconnect. hit the key, the light should prove out then go out. If you get any other flash codes let me know.
by cjcnomor4
Fri Apr 09, 2010 10:41 am
Forum: Road Side Pub
Topic: 99 Ranger air bag problem
Replies: 5
Views: 1063

Re: 99 Ranger air bag problem

LFC 19 is RCM crash data full. You'll need to replace the RCM.
by cjcnomor4
Sun Jan 18, 2009 9:53 am
Forum: V8 Ranger General Discussion
Topic: How do you find a spun rod bearing?
Replies: 199
Views: 12813

there should be a bolt head in the center of the aux crank pulley. i may be wrong its been a while since i worked on one.
by cjcnomor4
Sun Jan 18, 2009 9:09 am
Forum: V8 Ranger General Discussion
Topic: How do you find a spun rod bearing?
Replies: 199
Views: 12813

you may have a cap with a blueish tint. also see if you can look up at the piston skirts/ underside and check them. look at the cylinder walls for any scuffs or scoring.
by cjcnomor4
Wed Dec 24, 2008 5:44 pm
Forum: V8 Ranger General Discussion
Topic: new 671 blower
Replies: 52
Views: 7207

only time I've had a piston hit a counterweight was with a bent rod. Never had any experience with an aftermarket crank though.
by cjcnomor4
Sun Dec 14, 2008 7:35 pm
Forum: Pics and Video Buffet
Topic: new pics of the 94
Replies: 15
Views: 2727

how about details on the front brakes? where did you get/ how did you make adaptors?
by cjcnomor4
Sun Dec 14, 2008 12:34 pm
Forum: V8 Ranger General Discussion
Topic: Whoops just put 5w20 in the truck - is that bad?
Replies: 10
Views: 1156

5w20 is the recommended oil for a 2000 5.0L, you should be fine. I run 5w20 in my 94 2.3L with 270,000.
by cjcnomor4
Tue Nov 25, 2008 5:48 pm
Forum: Road Side Pub
Topic: Name that sound (broken cobra)
Replies: 23
Views: 2928

that about right except for support the motor by the oil pan. you'll have to support it another way to get the pan off. looks like more work than it really is.