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:...
Just a quick note to let everybody know at 30,000 my ranger pulled in 8.8ltr to the hundred on my last outing awesome being able to leave the murraylands and get to melbourne on one tank in a 3.2 ltr manual. normally averaging between 9.5 ---10.00 ltr. so ya gotta be happy bout that.
I'm after help deciding on a heavier rear suspension for my new (2 weeks old) PX Ranger Dual Cab.
I carry a permanent 600kg weight and the bum sags. I want to lift it up a bit as I drive on some rough (sealed) roads and the bound can get a bit much.
At the moment I'm looking at...
has anybody had an issue with their phone and the cars bluetooth. mine has a habit of when i hang up my htc on the steering wheel the radio station goes to the number two on the preset. doesnt matter what channel i was listening to before when i make or receive a call it does this. any answers any...
After getting a flat battery from the waeco fridge to many times we are looking at putting a battery in the tub of our PX Ranger, what I was wondering are there any kits available to do this? or if anyone has any ideas on the best way to do it please let me know.
Hi Apanyone out there able to supply a reason for delay on px ranger delivery times told April then may now June? any reasons would be better than dealer
I have recently purchased a 2007 ranger twin cab hi rider to use around the property and for my fishing jaunts. I see there is no dip stick to check the tranny oil, I believe ford does this on a number of their vehicles. I was thinking of changing the tranny fluid as sometimes it's a little rough...
Hi all, this is my first post and I am new to the diesel fuel scene.
I have a couple of questions.
Today I filled up with Caltex Vortex diesel and am wondering does this fuel in anyone's opinion make any difference? Its only a couple of cents a litre dearer and if it works I will use it. ...
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...
Any one know where I can get hold of a service or factory manual for a 2013 PX Ranger Dual Cab?
I want to do work on it from time to time and would like to know dismatling tips.
Today I needed to install a switch bank and wanted to remove part of the console/dashboard panelling. I eventually...
Probably be covered in other threads but we had a lot of discussion today and did some testing.
yesterday the bosses drove out to remote area that axcessed over a hilly farm. The ute uses original road tyres so they didn't expect to get all the way but they hoped to get as far as the other...
I need to wire some power (to canopy) and lights (overhead and spots) back into to the cabin.
Wondering if anyone can suggest some paths/entry-points to take to get from the engine bay back into the cabin (driver's area)?
There's a fair few cables, driving lights, clearance lights, rear canopy...
hi was driving my px ranger when dash lights went out after 3 ks they come back on any one had the same problem
This is the rear step tow bar we have just finished developing.... Cost will be $990 however as a thanks to the people on the Forum and Facebook for helping me with research and finding cars to test on I am doing some special pricing of $690 for the first production run....If you are...
Hi all, I have just purchased my 2009 ranger, its Auto with a steel ARB bar and 9000lb winch, all wheels are stock with no chip as far as I know, I do carry a tool box with some tools that weigh no more than 250kg combined. it is an Ex-police wagon, it has 113000 on the clock, the problem is when I...
Hi guys just wondering if you can disable the parker,running,security what ever they call them lights so they dont come on when you open the door,unlock the car and so on.
Decided it might be easier to keep all of my pics in one thread and show my mods and my car.
Here she is when i got her.
Has anyone thought about or gone though with a change of intercooler set up from front to top?
I've found that the front mount is getting in the way. Don't know how many times I've had to straighten the bottom mounts.
Has any Ranger owner here has blocked off the EGR and if so what is your result/opinion.
Have you experienced any problems?
Interested from PX owners.
Hi all has anyone had this problem and what was the fix.
On the way home from work yesterday i tried to make the normal all important call to the missus to let her know it was time to put a beer in the fridge so it was
nice and chilly for when i got home. At the time i was listening to music...
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...
I have heard on another forum that the Smart Charge system can be disabled by ford.
I intend to do some inquiries on this when I get time to see if it is true but if any one else has any thing to elaborate on this topic please do.
It could be a while before I get to a dealer as I'm...
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...
We had our px rangers 30,000 km service done today, I asked them to check the noise that comes after changing gears and releasing the clutch, it sounds like a spring releasing about a second or two after the clutch is let out, also asked them to measure how far it leans to the left side, I have...
G'day fellow PX Ranger Owners, of those people who have had snorkels fitted, has anyone got a Safari snorkel fitted? Can you post a couple of images as I want to have a look at what it looks like before deciding which way to go. I havent found any decent images of the Safari type. Thanks, Cheers,...
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'...
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 !!!
Hey i install a pioneer Double din indash and i am trying to get my steering control to work i have pac steering wheel adapter but cant find the wires on the harness to connect it can anyone help me out plz
g day all i'm new to the forums but have been reading all about the px ranger and there problems so here goes some questions i have.
1.Is there a updated or new version of a workshop Manuel for 2013 to 2014 ford ranger i been told there isn't one i'm looking for a hard copy version
The drudgery of everyday life has kept me from the forum for a while.
(By accident) today I came across 'Ice Blue' ambient lighting as a standard feature on XLTs and Wildtraks in overseas Ford markets. I've never heard of such a thing. Does anybody know if this is something available...
I don't know if I'm the first to experience this but my PX XL 4X4 Ranger's gearbox just died. I've started noticing a bit more noise coming from the transmission lately but I thought it was just my imagination but we just got back from Moreton Island and now when down shifting from 4th - 3rd and...
I would like to know if anyone else has come across this problem - I was driving home from work late last year doing about 80km/h down a country road when my car made
terrible grinding sounds and ground to a sudden stop, the transmission completely locked up so while the motor would start it was...
Interested to know if anyone is having problems with their new Ranger. I have a 2012 XLT dual cab 3.2 litre. The vehicle was taken back to dealer three times for oil leaks in the space of 5 months. Had strange noises coming from rear suspension, a clicking noise coming from behind dashboard upon...
Just got back from a long trip in one of the mates Toyota Land Cruiser. Nice unit but what got me was, every time we stop for a break etc he would let the motor idle for a few minutes...said it was good for the Turbo even though we weren't thrashing it or pulling anything.
So I'm thinking should...
When I travel on Holidays with my Caravan, my 2010 PK XLT Dual Cab is loaded approaching full capacity.
Although I do not travel rough country, and I use heavy duty level rides on the caravan hitch, I feel some
sort of assist for the rear springs would be adviseable.
I would appreciate any...
In the past I have been taking it to a mechanic I could trust....anyway he has sold the business. Now a mate who has the twin brother to my 2009 PK 3.0 Ranger, the Mazda BT50, reckons I should be taking it to a ford servicing place to get it done as it's a big service.
He claims it will...
Hey guys and girls,
Bought myself a PX XLT late last year, have done a few mods to it so far, hard top, bullbar, spotlights, led spread lights in the bullbar, full sound system.
Next I'm looking at is wheels and tyres. Just needing to know if anyone has put flares on and what offset was used to...
My name is Jay and I am a proud Ford Owner from Thailand. Thai by blood, but I grew up on the Sunny State Queensland, Gold Coast.
Still miss Australia everyday.
My car is Ford Ranger standard XLT, because in Thailand you have to wait 18 months for the 3.2L WT :(
I had some...
Picked up my new px 2wd a few weeks ago, and dropped it in to a local 4wd dealer who fitted a hard lid to it. Ford reccomended so i was expecting it to be bang on.
Few issues im not happy with and wanting to get other opinions.
- The lid sits way too far back and has a huge...
Hey guys looking for some advise I've got an issue with my ford ranger it's a 2009 model PK dual cab with 171xxx on the clock I've had an issue with black stuff floating in my radiator at first I thought it was the egr which has been replaced but the problem persists, I'm not losing engine oil and...
This morning driving into work had a near miss with Skippy. Hit the stop pedal real hard and turned to the left, front left wheel locked up. Now this was on a gravel road with loose stones on top. I was under the impression that this could not be done with an ABS system. I was in 4...
Can anyone tell me the parentage of the 2.5 litre turbo diesel engine of the 2002 Bravo 4x4? ...
ie; is it a Mazda engine, or did they import one from another company ... Isuzu etc?
Asking - Can I wire the camera to the reverse light ? or is there a required way
does anyone know how you turn the chime off when you exceed the speed at 120km thanks
has anyone had a problem with there 3.2 manual px xl ranger with revs not returning to normal mine is idling at 800 revs normal but now is at 1000 revs dealer has had to 2 trys and fixing its ok for a day then back to high idle again and when you let clutch out with no throttle it raises to 1300...
Is there a place that lists all the globe types on a 2014 ranger,,,eg tail light base type
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...
hey guys i just checked under the bonnet of my ford ranger just to get knowledge of the engine and gearbox and accessories and noticed that i couldnt find the dipstick for gearbox or is it a gearbox that doesnt have one or is it hidden. cheers
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.
Hi every body,
I have just done the 15000km service on my Px 3.2l 4x4 ranger. I used genuine filters and the correct oil(castrol dealer oil), cut the engine oil filter found lots of small filings white metal and some other metirals i recon this metal is just run in debri. I carried out the...
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