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  1. Sumo Spring ...Removing old Bumper

    Have a set of Sumo's coming in, but haven't attempted to remove old bumpers yet. Reading all old posts, I want to avoid problems removing old bumper bolt using heat. No torch available, but I do have an old charcoal coil type starter, which gets hot fast. Wondering if I can just hold it to the...
  2. Rear End Pumpkin

    Are the 2 wd and 4 wd rear pumpkins the same ? Member has an ARB rear end cover for sale from his 4x4, and wondering if it is the same/fits my 2 wd. Thanx All...
  3. Making Homemade Pickles

    Any of you make your own homemade pickles ? Got tired of the commercial stuff as I like good garlicky dill pickles that are "crunchy" and make your mouth "pucker" ! Anyone else out there in Ranger Land ?
  4. Virginia Fumoto F106S and Fumoto ADP-106 For Free

    I have a Fumoto F106S Drain Valve and a Fumoto ADP-106 adapter for free. They are new, and I received them for my previous 2009 Ford Ranger, 4 cyl, as a replacement when first shipment was supposedly lost. Replacement arrived, and then original arrived, and Amazon said to keep it. They have a...
  5. Does the Nav System "Learn" ?

    Curious...on a recent trip with our travel trailer, running east on I-64 from Staunton Va to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge/Tunnel, the nav system programed a route that took us thru Richmond, the shortest route. However we decided to run the I-295 bypass to avoid the city traffic, and the nav...
  6. Virginia SS Louvers For Free

    I have a pair of new Stainless Steel Louvers I bought years ago for a project, but never used them. Been sitting on garage shelf for 10 years or so... There free if you have a need for them. They were originally from a marine parts catalog, louvers for a hatch or similar. They require a cut-out...
  7. Virginia HeatShield Sun Blockers for E Series Ford Vans/Motor Homes

    We sold our class c motor home, and I have a set of these for sale...they were a second/spare set... HeatShield Sun Blockers for 1992-2019 Ford E Series vans and motor homes. These are the custom made items that are cut and fit for each vehicle. I had a set on our 2012 Ford E series based motor...
  8. Seat Belt / Headrest Recall

    Took the Ranger in for the recall on Feb 11 and head rests were ordered. Came in Friday and got them today....so there is around a 2 week wait for them, but they are shipping them. Nice headrests, fold 90 degrees via a button. Just for info for those who are waiting.
  9. Home Made Tow Mirrors

    Don't like the strap on or clip on tow mirrors available. and although I admire the new mirrors coming out of Australia, a $1000 price tag is a bit hard to eat. I have been playing with stuff I had around the garage and a $20 buck mirror and think I came up with a removable mirror, just leaving...
  10. Charge Pipes and Blow off Valves ???????

    I'm an old hot rodder from way back, like the early 60's, but am not really up on turbo's. So, Can you all "splain me" in simple terms, just what all the hoopla is about charge tubes and blow off valves, and what their addiction on a stock engine is ? Aside from the "noise", of what benefit are...
  11. Swing Case Storage on Amazon Cyber Sale

    Just a heads up... Under Cover Swing Case's are on sale on Amazon...Cyber Monday, for $152 and $154 with free shipping. Their regularly $199.00 These are the exact same as the Ford swing away storage...Under Cover manufacturers them for Ford.....these just don't have the Ford logo on them.
  12. Virginia Safe Jack 20 Ton Lift Pad For Sale

    Have a Safe Jack 20 ton rated lift pad for sale. Their item # 37M-SJR620. In brand new condition...carried it for years in our now sold motor home, but never used it. View specs on Safe Jack web site. They are available only from Safe Jack, made in USA, and currently list for $95.00 plus...
  13. Some Observations Between Drive, Drive Sport, and Tow Mode

    I recently had to take a 50 mile run between Staunton Va and Monterey Va via a 2 lane road, US 250. About 25 miles is thru some mountain's where there are numerous up's, down's, and 15 mph hair pin curves. Had a chance to play with the 3 trans shifting modes, especially entering and leaving...
  14. Virginia Tow Bar Set Up For Towing Vehicle/Ranger

    Sold our motor home and Subaru we towed. Have a Blue Ox BX7420 Tow Bar set up for sale. It is 3 years old, but shows as perfect condition (always covered when not in use) It is the Avail heavy duty with a 10,000 tow rating. We used it to tow a 3300 lb Subaru Crosstrek, and I always buy/get the...
  15. Electric Air Compressor

    Wondering if any of you carry a regular electric powered air compressor to use with the 150 watt/12.5 amp power point on the rear of the center console ? I have the pictured Porter Cable compressor I used to carry in our motor home...it's a spare as I have a full size garage compressor. Worked...
  16. Carrying Extra Gas

    In reference to our upcoming travel trailer purchase, and the expected 10 mpg many of you have posted about while towing, do any of you carry an extra container of gas with you ? We do a lot of our traveling on secondary roads and US tagged roadways, and in our motor home with a 55 gallon tank...
  17. Dealing with Carvana

    Have any of you dealt with Carvana ? We have our Subaru Crosstrek up for sale as we're downsizing and selling our motor home. No longer need the Subi to tow behind the mh. Went on line to Carvana, submitted the needed info, was truthful about condition/mileage, ect. They came back with an...
  18. Tailgate Speakers ???

    Sitting here getting ready to watch Thursday Nite Football.... GMC commercial comes on showing the now available stereo speakers housed in their drop down tailgate !!! OMG...what next, a cocktail blender hidden in the bumper ? :headbang:
  19. Sealing Dust From Bed via Tailgate Openings

    I may have found a way to seal the tailgate openings against dust/water....long but follow .... Those of you fimilar with RV's with slideouts know the openings have bulb seals and wipers made from rubber, and usually have a very strong double sided adhesive tape. I had some of both on hand...
  20. Ranger Power Mirror Shell/Internals

    Working on something for towing and the mirror extensions that are needed. Unfortunately nothing but the strap on type are available. Thinking of a way to mount a mirror but it would require mounting a bracket to the front shell of the mirror. The add on mirror would be removable but the...
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