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...
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.
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I have noticed it is very hard to get information or answers on how long exactly we can expect to wait.
Hopefully this thread will provide a place where we can share the information we receive from our local dealerships.
To my understanding the Thai floods have severely effected the industry...
What Mods have you done, am curious to see/hear how/what others have done to "individualized" their machines.
Ok I will start the ball rolling I have had my PX XLT Ranger auto for 1000km now, (came from a Hilux SR5 TD auto)
This is my company car in the agricultural industry, This is "My opinion" and is unbiased, I had a choice of any Dual Cab and this was my choice, I would not have chosen any...
Why can't people see the Wiltraks from the rear? Around 2 months ago while stopped waiting to turn right I received a tap up the rear end by a commodore driver, only a small scratch on the bumper but the other driver sped off. Well today received a tap up the rear end while stopped in traffic...
so i wanna put an exhaust and maybe a chip on my ranger.
firstly with the exhaust, does anyone know if the standard has the exhaust sensor in it?? and if so will putting the 3inch on it affect the computer at all.
with the chip, im leaning towards either the Q Unichip, or the chip from...
I am looking for the remote control for the mirrors. I saw the page www.po-40.com but I wrote mail and never receive any answer. Somebody have any idea were I can find it?.
Also, I am looking for the hood gas lift struts. I found the sellers in Thailandia (swt173 in another forum)...
Hi All, New to the forum and would like to hear some opinion with regards to the 2.2l and 3.2l diesels in the rangers. I'm in the market for a ranger but am torn between the 2 engine variants. I guess my questions is, does the 2.2l have any guts? I have driven a mates 3.2l bt50 but I haven't had a...
Looking for wiring diagram as trying to find if already have points for light bars (Driving Light) in loom and dash switch... Any Suggestions
Just found a model slotting in between XL and XLT- the new XLS. Hmmm- I possibly would have bought this one instead of the XLT. It has the diff lock and carpet that were driving factors in my buying the XLT over the XL. It doesn't have the 17" wheels, but apart from that it looks great value at...
Hey guys , so this morning I reversed out my drive way and noticed that there was a red warning light displayed with the reverse sensors , and that they werent working.
I stopped on the way to work and tried reverse again , same thing.
So i got out and wipe the sensors clean , try again and same...
can anyone advise what is the maximum tyre size for the PX Ranger that I can fit (without scrubbing and changing rims). I am looking at 285x70R17. I am lifting the car by 50mm shortly.
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 have a 08 Auto Pj ranger crew cab with a tray back and was looking at putting a 2 inch body lift on it.
I am just trying to get some info together like what mods need to be done to make the fit possible.
Well after 3 months of waiting i finally have it and here are the pictures
Well while im one of the odd ones out and bought a petrol ranger instead of the diesel one, i thought i start a seperate thread and report on how its goes and preforms etc
This is my engine bay
I have done just over a 1000ks in it now
But for a petrol engine, it goes really well, im...
Have had L/C and Patrols for last 30 yrs with last 10 yrs doing 2-3 mths serious off roadwork-mainly deserts Looking at new Ranger supercab to accommodate Alum tray for slide on camper.
Members thoughts on better value buying XL - with new alum tray, replacing with 17" tyres, ARB rear...
Does the new XLS come in the extra cab
I am having a problem with setting the Height of the drivers seat. I like to have the height of the seat at the maximum. Problem I have is almost every day I have to re set the height as the seat height drops down. Usually have to crank the leaver 1-2 full pulls to get it back up to...
This is my first post here.
As a Brit, with a 3.2 Wildtrak auto, I'm a bit of a rarity. I have only seen one other here, we have a 12 month wait list etc etc
I just wanted to be typically British and about the weather. It sucks. Rain. More rain. A bit of snow. Then some rain.
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...
Just putting it out there again to see if any more are having suspension issues like leaning to one side, not sitting level, wheel arch height, spring sagging, I know I am not the only one out there being told by ford that this is within specs.
I was doing a little research and stumbled upon this great looking product, BedRug - Ute Bed Liner, and was wondering if anyone has seen it or used it before.
Any info would be greatly appreciated.
Bi-Xenon Hid Projector Fog Light fitted, no modification needed to the factory bracket, direct mount.
Picture shown with 55w ballast + 6000k bulb
Fog light on low beam, easily up to 250ft (without headlamp)
Fog light on high beam (with headlamp as high beam link to headlamp)
Greetings, I will be taking ownership of XLT Supercab diesel auto in August after selling a much loved 2002 4.2 diesel Nissan Patrol, query is has any one considered HID headlight conversion or are they not needed, issues encountered, etc.
Hi any out there got orginal front bar in good cond in metroplatain grey.
want to sell my orginal ford bull bar
DiscoDandy and his big mouth last month:
...Got a missed call from my Perth Ford dealer mid-week and I felt that sneaky little feeling that my Wildtrak might end up being delivered a tad earlier than the March 2013 timeframe I was given when I ordered way back on...
Hello from Bangkok, Thailand
Please do not use it for commercial purpose. Just for sharing.
Just had my roof liner retrimmed, looks really good, very happy
Just a warning for anyone who may have been on the beach,
When I first got my ranger my mrs took it to the beach for a weekend with her gfs, anyway the week after it was booked in to get a snorkel fitted. Tjm called me while doing it and said my air box had a lot of sand in it as the air intake...
About to install the redarc brake controller, There is already a blue wire in the connecter, does anyone know if its ok to just take it out as it very small and run a 6mm wire from the controller.
What are the options for mounting an auxiliary battery in the PX Ranger Supercab and/or wiring options for running winch & fridge etc. Cheers
I bought a 2012 Ranger Wildtrack from Seaview ford last year in which I ordered it in February and told I wouldn’t get it till end of May early June, that’s fine prepared myself for the wait. Well after several more false arrival dates I finally got it in October. This left a bit of a bad taste but...
hi i replaced my 2012 ranger xlt fuel tank to a 150 ltr and was told it will still only operate as an 80 ltr tank on the fuel gauge. is it possible to change this in any way
I have A ranger with light bar, Spot lights and winch and i want to place rocker switches into the car?
Where are ppl placeing there switches i was thinking underneath where u can move the side mirrors and make my own holes??
Ive installed my GPS into my ranger, came out not too bad. the install however was a bit of a nightmare, you have to cut the plastic away behind the fascia, so you wont be able to put the factory cdplayer/screen back in. you have to remote mount the CD player because it will no longer fit in behind...
i am interested to see what ppl have done to there Px rangers
so post up your pics and tell us what u have done.. interested to see what ppl have done.. am posting mine up now.
I have customised the tray i want for my business..
i havent done much yet but add hids to the...
I have just joined this forum (hello everyone) and I am not sure (tried to make my first post yesterday) but I hope this is my very first post...
I have contacted my Ford dealer and they do not appear the be aware of the problem so I am hoping someone can help me with a solution...
Hi all I just picked up my new XLT Ranger after a 6 month wait they are a nice rig I love driving it until I need to reverse it
so I am thinking of installing a reversing camera problem is where do I put the screen my installer said I should have it in the
console just below the USB input...
Was just reading in an American Ranger forum about what oil they prefer to use and it varied quite a bit....so was wondering what the Aussie Ranger owners are using. I just put in Penrite 5W-30W.
so whats your preference?
Hey guys, ive had an uprated suspension kit fitted(pedders) and run16x8 wheels and bfg's, the camber appears to be wrong ie tyres leaning out at the top each side and the steering is a bit skittish especially in the wet. Ive read a bit about camber kits but cant seem to find anything specific to...
First time user here. Currently driving a Landrover Defender 130 dual cab but after test driving the new ranger i'm looking at updating to a 4x4 XLT Supercab. I'm looking for some photos of a super cab with a canopy??? any canopy or custom back. I cant seem to find any photos on...
I have an px xl supercab and was wondering if you can buy the chrome grille from anywhere??
15000 kms into my ford ranger experiance and have already lost numerous days to problem solving by the local dealership....first to go was the cruise control at 6500kms then the air con failed at 14500kms then the wiper switch assy burnt out at 15000kms all of which haas taken up way to much time...
Just want to no if i disconnect the battery in my px ford ranger and then reconnect it do i need to renter any codes in etc, i tried finding the anwser in the cars manual but had no luck
Collected this very weekend just passed.
Currently known, (by me at least) as "Oil Drippa"
Spotted the beast on gumtree, and, it being close by during the relocation of The Daughter to her new place of abode ... we bought it.
Then wondered how to get it home, being a little large to...
Just had the Ranger back from 3000k service I mentioned to the service guy that the vehicle was sitting 40mm higher on RHS than LHS he checked the measurement from the ground to top of rear wheel arch and found a difference of 30mm he then contacted ford technical support and found it to be within...
has anyone replaced/upgraded their stock turbocharger? i want to upgrade mine but dont know what specs of turbo to use. any help or advice is appreciated. thanks.
I'm looking at getting some black Sunraysia steel rims and Mickey Thompson Baja ATZ 4 or 5's for my 2007 PJ Ranger
Can anyone tell me the biggest size i can use?
Hi all i have been searching all posts today looking for the one regarding trailer wiring diode placement there was a diagram attached i want to do the mod to the trailer plug as i had my patch lead knocked off from the boat ramp while i was out fishing if someone can tell me where to find that...
Just touching base with other px ranger drivers to see what they are running? i wana put a 3in lift into my ranger to clear 33'' Tires?
i am waiting to hear back from king springs, Fox, and Bilstien?
Let me know what u get?
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