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    ISSUE: 04 s/t - "hiccups" under stress / low RPM

    My 04 sport trac has been having a problem when i drive up hill or when the engine is under stress at low rpm's. It tends to "hiccup" or "burp" (feels almost like a missfire or its going to bog out) occasionally when driving under stress at low rpm's at a cruising speed. it does not generate any...
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    anyone tried a sas on an 04 trac?

    yea ive found a few posts of people wanting to do it but not going through with it :/ just curious how much money is involved with switching out the current tranny and transfer case?
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    Help! Engine randomly stalls

    yea its only two bolts and takes about 3 minutes to do its very simple. id check your codes before you buy the thing though
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    anyone tried a sas on an 04 trac?

    yea ive read through that one and a few others, havnt seen one that went from 2wd to straight front though.
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    anyone tried a sas on an 04 trac?

    let alone going from auto 2wd to standard 5 speed 4x4 straight front? (first things first my tranny is gonna be shot here soon and transmission work is inevitable) and i got my hands on a 4x4 tranny case and transmission (5 speed standard)
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    Help! Engine randomly stalls

    ive had a similar problem from the sounds of it. scanned it when the check engine light came up, pulled the p0193 code (bad fuel pressure sensor) replaced that little part and worked like a charm. only problem is the only place i could find the part was ford dealership and they reamed me for it...
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    rattleing when engine under stress

    well shes been running smoooth with no slips for over a week!(knock on wood!) since i posted this i have (in order) put on 32" tires (got all four for $20 total), cleaned my kkm intake, changed tranny filter and fluid, changed oil + filter, and i just put on some brand new taylor cable spark...
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    rattleing when engine under stress

    yea true but if there was a relatively cheap way (like tt and shackles) no harm in doing it in the mean time
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    rattleing when engine under stress

    my new mission! figure out easy affordable way to lift the front end! (already done shackles/ tt) gonna do spring over axle conversion in the rear but dont know what route to take in the front
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    rattleing when engine under stress

    This rattling has been driving me nuts for so long i cant even remember when it started. Whenever im going up hill or when the engine is under a bit of stress there's a metallic rattling that occurs whenever its over 2k rpm. found a few loose heat shields under the truck, removed a few still no...
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    aftermarket wires/ignition

    well im not going all out like that, im just replacing a few parts for an extra gain of horse power because i drive up and down a fairly steep hill daily. so far the only things ive done to the stock system is switching out the air intake to cold air, ignition coil, and the muffler system. so...
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    aftermarket wires/ignition

    hokay so... been catching up with some tune ups lately and thought why not invest in some high output ignition coil and wires. what would be a good combo to go with an accel super coil on my 4.0 v6 sport trac
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    89 ranger automatic 4x4

    he wants $1400 but think i can get lower
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    89 ranger automatic 4x4

    looking at a post on craigslist for an 1989 ranger auto trans 4x4 2.9l v6. little over 100k miles on it. the guy says it runs and shifts great. whats the life expectancy on these?
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    leaking and stinking

    yea changed it last week when i replaced my oil pan gasket.
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    leaking and stinking

    my tranny fluid is fine. its gotta be the oil because i see it dripping down the side and collects at the bottom of the oil pan before dripping onto the exhaust piping.
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    leaking and stinking

    well i got a leak from the oil pan. looked like it was the lower pan gasket so i changed that but now it continues from somewhere above the oil pan. it looks like its dripping onto the exhaust piping and burning and making a bad smell whenever i park the truck. right around the same time that...
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    Exhaust sizes?

    yea i did. sounds really deep for a v6 4.0 really happy with this muffler. thanks for your help. but now i found a new problem when i parked it and shut it off i was checking out the job they did and noticed i got some oil leaking from the pan -.- it never ends.
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    Exhaust sizes?

    Just got back from having my dynomax super turbo installed. Stoked! alot quieter then i expected at idle but when you throttle it sounds perfect. will post sound clips soon
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    Exhaust sizes?

    yup exactly what im gonna get done. although i did get the larger muffler instead. gonna get it installed saturday, ill let yall know how it goes
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    Exhaust sizes?

    so thats on OE pipes? that sounds pretty dang good i bought my muffler off amazon but i realized i got 2.5 inlet outlet one when the oe pipes are 2.25, the shop will still be able to work with that right?? i was just gonna get a 2.5 tailpipe installed with it but if thats how mine will...
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    Exhaust sizes?

    well i decided to go with a dynomax super turbo muffler 17748. ordered on online for $50 gonna get it hooked up at the shop probably with a new tailpipe which i was quoted $100. ill post my results within a week or two thanks for all the help.
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    Exhaust sizes?

    Okay so the or pipes are 2.25 if I bbuy just the muffler and nothing else at 2.25 in outlet should I expectmuch as to if I got a 2.50 muffler along with a 2.50 tailpipe installed? Be wise if I held out for both or just replaced muffler and still get a decent amount of sound? I don't want to...
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    Exhaust sizes?

    yea the thing is im in hawaii and im always surfing so that salt water rusts up my truck pretty well. didnt realize the flowmasters are prone to rusting easily but thats why i have this forum for haha
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    Exhaust sizes?

    well theres a mix of opinions on muffler preference. I was initially leaning towards flowmaster because i found a lot of good responses to them but seeing all the different mixed opinions in the explorer forums i might have to do a bit more research. just not to sure what would be best because...
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