What did you do to your Ranger today?

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Dropped it off at the dealer.

Both issues I expect to come back as No Problem Found.

1. Transmission has slammed hard a couple of times. First time I thought someone had bumped into me.

2. Heater box is acting up again in the cooler weather. Of course it worked fine today before dropping off.

I have dropped it off for the heater box before and nothing was done because it was working fine when they had it.
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I spoke with the company that builds full billet hoss 3.0 racks and how they get them to work with the lower base models. The answer the owner told me was all they do is copy and paste as built data for that particular module. The base model broncos have same racks as we do difference in part number is the tie rods.
Thank you, that's really interesting and phenomenal research on your part!

Of course, now you've planted a seed in my head that may, eventually, cost me money and serious installation cussing. But I do miss doing this sort of thing, just not sure I have enough fuel in the tank to take it on. =D

This sounds like an ideal project and massive enhancement!

Keep us armchair mechanics excited, post lots of pics, and good luck! =)

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Thank you, that's really interesting and phenomenal research on your part!

Of course, now you've planted a seed in my head that may, eventually, cost me money and serious installation cussing. But I do miss doing this sort of thing, just not sure I have enough fuel in the tank to take it on. =D

This sounds like an ideal project and massive enhancement!

Keep us armchair mechanics excited, post lots of pics, and good luck! =)

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Thank you for that. Yea I’ll start posting more of the technical stuff on my thread.
 

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Dropped it off at the dealer.

Both issues I expect to come back as No Problem Found.

1. Transmission has slammed hard a couple of times. First time I thought someone had bumped into me.

2. Heater box is acting up again in the cooler weather. Of course it worked fine today before dropping off.

I have dropped it off for the heater box before and nothing was done because it was working fine when they had it.
I've experienced #1 SEVERAL times. Ughhhh. If I recall correctly, I've heard this has something to do with the slip yoke on the drive shaft. I heard there is a Ford fix kit out there for it, which is some sort of grease package. I haven't delved into it any further, but damn, if it doesn't feel like you just got rear-ended by another car!
 


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I've experienced #1 SEVERAL times. Ughhhh. If I recall correctly, I've heard this has something to do with the slip yoke on the drive shaft. I heard there is a Ford fix kit out there for it, which is some sort of grease package. I haven't delved into it any further, but damn, if it doesn't feel like you just got rear-ended by another car!
I've seen members here say the Ford kit only fixed it for a while. The grease is apparently the key. You want to use moly CS grease when you lube the slip joint then you're good to go.

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I've experienced #1 SEVERAL times. Ughhhh. If I recall correctly, I've heard this has something to do with the slip yoke on the drive shaft. I heard there is a Ford fix kit out there for it, which is some sort of grease package. I haven't delved into it any further, but damn, if it doesn't feel like you just got rear-ended by another car!
Yea it will make a clunk sometimes, someone on here had a fix for that .
 

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My 2021 STX | FX4 ranger came with the 4 inch screen. No Android Auto or Apple Car Play.

I just wrapped up the 4 to 8 inch screen upgrade from 4dtech.

It all seems to be perfect and no I am way more hand free and can use the 8 inch touch screen.

Before install with 4 inch screen
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During install:
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After install with 8 inch screen
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I wish all rangers just came standard with the 8 inch. Now I feel like a normal ranger owner! 😂

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My 2021 STX | FX4 ranger came with the 4 inch screen. No Android Auto or Apple Car Play.

I just wrapped up the 4 to 8 inch screen upgrade from 4dtech.

It all seems to be perfect and no I am way more hand free and can use the 8 inch touch screen.

Before install with 4 inch screen
1000004166.jpg


During install:
1000004170.jpg


After install with 8 inch screen
1000004171.jpg


I wish all rangers just came standard with the 8 inch. Now I feel like a normal ranger owner! 😂

1000004170.jpg
Oh lord if I wasn't such a slave to them wages I would have done this mod myself ages ago.
 

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My 2021 STX | FX4 ranger came with the 4 inch screen. No Android Auto or Apple Car Play.

I just wrapped up the 4 to 8 inch screen upgrade from 4dtech.

It all seems to be perfect and no I am way more hand free and can use the 8 inch touch screen.

Before install with 4 inch screen
1000004166.jpg


During install:
1000004170.jpg


After install with 8 inch screen
1000004171.jpg


I wish all rangers just came standard with the 8 inch. Now I feel like a normal ranger owner! 😂

1000004170.jpg
Just wait until you look inside one of the new rangers or GM twins and get sad all over again. LOL
 

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Installed new battery, upgraded to the Lariat size for more power & CCA. Walmart out the door $192, 4 year warranty. Another deleted option on ALL Rangers = room to work around the battery!!

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My 2021 STX | FX4 ranger came with the 4 inch screen. No Android Auto or Apple Car Play.

I just wrapped up the 4 to 8 inch screen upgrade from 4dtech.

It all seems to be perfect and no I am way more hand free and can use the 8 inch touch screen.

Before install with 4 inch screen
1000004166.jpg


During install:
1000004170.jpg


After install with 8 inch screen
1000004171.jpg


I wish all rangers just came standard with the 8 inch. Now I feel like a normal ranger owner! 😂

1000004170.jpg
great job looks totally oem
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