We’re looking at expanding and rejuvenating these rooms so my question is open to all, what are your ideas?
If you have any ideas to help boost discussion and the community feel of the place, then please reply to this thread.
One of our Forum Members has suggest that we need a Handy Hints Thread (Thanks "Rangerous"!) and I think its a great idea. If you have any more, please feel free to add them to this thread. However, if you post problems and complaints I'll be removing them.
I'll start the ball rolling by...
Welcome to the Ranger, F-Series and Courier rooms! This is designed to be a place dedicated to the Ford Ranger, F-Series and Courier range.
The team running these rooms include all of the admin and mod team as well as four dedicated Ranger, F-Series and Courier Moderators who are as follows:...
As you can see, I new here. I've just bought myself a 2009 PK Ranger 4x2, Super Cab High Rider with flat tray.
I have to wait a couple of week before I get it, not as bad as the people waiting for their new Rangers.
I'm thinking about putting a TJM bull bar on it. The alloy one I'm...
I have been a member for some time but have only posted a couple of times. I live in Brisbane I presently have a diesel Courier , my second, and later this year "I think" I would like to purchase a new auto dual cab XLT Ranger 3.2 diesel." I have a mate outside Mackay who has 20...
My PX 2011 XLT ranger has an excessive about of smoke coming out of the exhaust. I just did a service on it myself (107000km) and wondering if anyone else has experienced it themselves. Its a very white/ blue smoke not a black smoke. Quite embarrassing when starting up when in town. I have done the...
has many people notice moaning noise from bottom of engine when warm and at idle
From info from ford south africa service notice on upgrading oil pick up pipe and sump
A few on newranger have hassled ford and been fixed up even with new oil pump?
This issue may already been threaded...
Hi all I am chasing any info on where to buy a front passenger door skin from ?
as my wife decided to reverse her car into mine while my door was open :< and pushed the door back on its hinge causing the door skin to tear and possibly pulled the hinges off the pillar a little or pushed them back...
Can anyone tell me if there is speaker wires already at the back of cab ? or do I need to run speaker wires, as I need to put rear speakers in this will enhance the sound so much :)
Hi there switched on Ranger owners, has anyone had the fuel door not open when pressed, and if so how do you get it to open when it wont. I have found when in town press it in a day before I want to fill up and usually it will open at some stage. On long trip I just leave it open and hope the fuel...
Just a couple of pics to start with before I start messing with my stock as a rock Ranger.
He is pretty and looks nice as is, but I'm never content with a stock fourby.
Currently the only addition to the truck has been genuine Ford wind deflectors which were fitted instead of a 'free'...
Anybody knowing on how to remove Paper clip, accessory cover on the right hand side of dash (Driver Side) as I want to install a switch ? having trouble any help would be appreciated
Need some helpfrom those that might know what my issue is.
My Ranger (PJ 2007) has started giving me starting issues. Fuel wont stay primed. First up, it just needed a few pumps and away it would go.
I changed the filter as I was advised that the brand I had on had had issues in the past. Went...
Hi all, I'm new to Ford & joining this forum, ok needing some help & advice please, I'm looking at 2010-2011 FG XR6 Ford Sedan, I need a car to tow a horse float & my two horses all up they will me approximately 2000kg, will the XR6 do the job? Just concerned with low profile suspension & weight of...
Love my new Ranger. Just curious what figures you guys are getting. Just had my 3000K check. Before that service I was a sweet 7.5~7.8L/100. I reset the average at each tank fill.
Most of these K's are are around the Campbelltown area, short trips on the Metro motorways & of course some...
I had the dreaded clicking today from my Aircon/heater control settings so I visited my local dealer today to get it checked out.
It was immediately booked in for next Monday as it has become a Recall issue for the HAVC.
I was told Ford has just released the Recall from today so I imagine all...
I have a problem with the GPS fitted to my 2013 PX Wildtrak. Under normal conditions it works OK, however whenever I hook up my caravan, after a few minutes the GPS loses satellite coverage and shows a "No GPS" error on the bottom LHS of the screen. The only way to get it working again is to turn...
Just trying to get ideas of what aftermarket tyre/wheel size most people run.
My vision is, after a 2" lift and a fender flare kit, both of which I have bought already, but not put on yet, I would like to run 16x10 with 0 offset and 305/70s
I know it will have to be engineered to...
Hello guys just wondering has anyone know where i can get a spare key for a 2013 ranger xlt i got a quote of $480 plus gst for 1 bloody key and some key cutting places and locksmith places say they cant help, any help or suggestions would be great thanks.
As some of you will be aware there has been issues of people having flat batteries.
I have have been following this with keen interest as to ascertain if the Smart charge system is up to task of keeping battery charged correctly or not or if the battery itself is capable for the purpose intended....
This is an interesting one.
Locked my ranger at work the other day a d when i unlocked it to go home the radio had turned itself on??? I hadnt even open the door. Never happened before and hasn't since.
It is going into the dealer tomorrow for that and to try and get rid of the...
2013 2.2 auto ranger. common fault mentioned on forums.
fuel and transmission rubbed together causing a breakdown.
next day its back to the dealer having died.
Driver told a spacer was incorrectly fitted and repair was done.
parts unavailable currently.
A vehicle from another area of work so...
Hi, have a dilemma
Am trying to find out information re installing a duel battery system in my ute. Has anyone done this yet? I have been told several stories by so called experts and am now thoroughly confused.
If you have had one installed by a technician or done it yourself I would appreciate...
People I have finally been able to get my hands on the latest Ford PX Ranger Body Builders Guide and have found the Factory approved tapping point for an electric brake controller trigger or tapping point. This should finally remove all the confusion over where to tap into...
has anybody ever replaced the springs in the roller shaft on an armadillo roller cover?
as a complete new roller shaft is over $300 from the UK
I am looking for a fix
any help is appreciated
Im looking at buying a 1977 F100 Im concerned about the engine i think it may be a 1974 302 the bloke who is selling will not allow any one to touch his family members engine.
so i can not measure the stroke to try and determine it that way. and the rocker cover has 8 bolts
Hi guys, went down to my local ARB store for a price on a snorkel. Nearly fell over when he quoted $845. Has anyone had a safari fitted and care to share their
price? Ive had one fitted to a GU Patrol before for $650 which I could probably handle. thanks
What possible cause of lack of power when towing?
Turbo? intercooler leaks? fuel?
hi all i have a 1998 ford courier 2.5 diesel non turbo and its sluggish in power. only does 100ks max. has had new head , new injector pump, new injectors , valves adjusted and compression test done and timing checked , it all checks out good. Also new gearbox. anyway i bought a turbo off 2002...
I wasn't in the vehicle. Been to the holding yard to recover personal effects and tools.
Run off the road early this morning.
Driver walked away covered in glass.
Sorry guys I've searched high and low and can't find the answer. My 2013 PX XLT manual has had a glitch since new.
The glitch is when sort of coasting with slight throttle so not under load really, when you go to apply more power the car kind of jerks before it goes. This is not turbo lag, it...
Have a 2012 Ranger ,what's the best way to connect reverse light (LED) this making easier when hitching up, suggestions, thanking you: confused:
My XLT Ranger has developed a noise when adjusting temperature setting, it happens when i turn knob down to LOW, the noise is a series of knocking sounds (5 - 7)
if i turn the temp up a few degrees then back down to LO i get the sound, dont know if this is normal but doesn't sound right.
I have a PX 3.2 Manual 4x4.
Just clocked over 6000 k's.
On several occasions my "check power train" warning light has come on and subsequently put the vehicle into limp home mode.
The first time it happened (1700k's) I was towing on my way home from a weekend away, so i pulled over...
Thought this would be of interest.
Yesterday whilst coasting down a long hill on the way to work, the heater stopped producing heat.Going up the next hill all went back to normal. Thought it was the climate control throwing a new twist on the mixer motor knock which has started happening...
I have had the dreaded 'courier overheating' problem and to cut a long saga short I have purchased a 'ready assembled' head. It comes with a vrs gasket set which includes, amongst other things, a small bag of copper washers and alloy cups which looks like they are for use when refitting the...
Has anyone fitted one of these head units in their PX Ranger and if so how smooth did the install go and are you happy with the unit
also available on e-bay...
I've had my new XLS for two months now, done 9000km, and have not been able to get the voice control to work yet.
I'm old-school Aussie and talk plain, no-accent English, yet the voice control insists every time I ask for "phone" it says "track not available...".
I've taken the dealer for a ride...
Well back to the dealer again to fix leaking oil filter, noticed mine was weeping oil today as this is the second time.
Not happy for this to happen again.
Thought i would introduce my self and looking forward to enjoying the new forum and new car. I have just purchased XLT and sold my GU TD42 Patrol that was very hard to come to grief of letting go.
I have got auto version instead of manual due to my partner, there are also going to be ARB...
Just become,not long ago , the proud owner of a brand new Ranger XLT. Now the big question is, I want to install a 3" exhaust and ti fit a power chip. Any ideas or previous experience to share?
So, I've signed up for my XLS Ranger.
I told them I wanted a soft Tonneau and bonnet protector, this added $500 to my price. On the contract it has the bonnet protector at $130 and the Tonneau for $510.
They just sent me a pic of the type of cover they are installing. It is the 'old-school'...
If anyone is interested I can supply these for $75.00 inc delivery, very easy DIY fitment (assuming you have some electrical smarts) and takes about 30 minutes.
Clicky Clicky Youtube Vid
alternatively you can just press the button on the dash and do it for free !!!
Finally picked up my new ranger yesterday and it feels great and looks the part especially after ARB fitted deluxe bull bar, fitted light force spotlights, and did a 2 inch lift. Today my auto electrician mounted a voyager electric brake system, fitted Anderson plug etc etc. While he was...
For those who are interested in adding lights, CB antennas to the sports bar this can be done with a slight modification to the support bracket where the stop light wiring goes through.
The hole is just big enough for the existing stop light loom only but hole can be made bigger by grinding its...
Ranger AM radio interferance from injectors. Ford do not want to FIX at this point in time
Can anyone tell me if they have cured the interference from the injectors on their FORD RANGER.
I have so far run up against a brick wall with Ford my car is 2 months old and I have to say that the...
Here are some parts copied from a conversion from a canopy supplier.
"Recently while down at the Ford proving ground we had a meeting with the Ford engineers in regards to my and my competitors canopies.
It has been found that on a ranger if a canopy is clamped down on the rail (like...
Hi everyone. I know this is a ford forum but I have had little help with Mazda or the Mazda forum. My rig is the bt50 3lt auto dual cab. purchased last year with 80000kms on the clock. It is due it's 120000 service which I was heading to Perth to have done. No mazda dealers or service 1000 each...
Hi Guys and Gals,
I have recently purchased a new PX XLT Ranger Double Cab,I pick it up towards the end of June. Very excited !! I just have one issue.
I always get my vehicles windows tinted, and after talking with the sales rep at Ford, I have a slight concern.
He explained to me that...
Hi, great forum. I'm about to buy a 2014XLS 3.2 Manual. The dealer has offered me a demo with nearly 2000 kms on it. Seems like a great deal, just wondering if there is a rule of thumb based for how much you should expect the price to be reduced for demos? Not sure if I'm supposed to post dollar...
Hi guys, awesome forum.
I've got a quick question, does the XL Ranger have wiring to the rear doors for speaker installation like the tweeters? If so what size and depth speakers can you fit? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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